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MUSIC Veronica Jurkiewicz C’04 foments Classical Revolution

ART Anne Tyng Gr’75’s Inhabiting Geometry at the ICA

INTERVIEW Ruth Davis Konigsberg C’90 on The Truth about Grief

BOOKS Tell me how it hurts. The Language of Pain

POETRY Jacket2 looks good on Kelly Writers House

INTERVIEW Cynthia Kaplan C’85 rocks comedy in Fangry



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Annenberg Center
3680 Walnut St.
(215) 898-3900

Ladysmith Black Mambazo March 18.

Ella the Musical March 22-27.

Philadelphia International Children’s Festival April 7-9.

Basil Twist’s Petrushka April 6-16.

Los Muñequitos de Matanzas April 23.

Arthur Ross Gallery
Fisher Fine Arts Library
220 S. 34th St.
Tues.-Fri.: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat., Sun.: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

Post-Mao Dreaming:
Chinese Contemporary Art

Through April 3.

Lauren Greenfield’s Girl Culture
April 8-July 31.

Image © Lauren Greenfield

118 South 36th St.
(215) 898-7108
Wed.-Fri.: 12 p.m.-8 p.m.
Sat., Sun.: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Anne Tyng: Inhabiting Geometry
Through March 27.

Shary Boyle & Emily Duke:
The Illuminations Project

Through March 27.

Image © Shary Boyle

Kelly Writers House
3805 Locust Walk
(215) 573-9748

David Bianculli March 16.

Edward Albee March 21-22.
(Limited seating—RSVP.)

Michael Sokolove March 29.

Joshua Beckman, Anthony McCann and
Meg Barboza
April 2

Marjorie Perloff April 25-26.
(Limited seating—RSVP.)


Penn Humanities Forum
3619 Locust Walk
(215) 898-8280

Griefing Culture and
Incivility on the Internet

Lisa Nakamura. March 18.

Flesh, Fantasy, and Bandwidth
Richard Summers. March 23.

Nature’s Revenge
Lorraine Daston. April 6.

Puppets: The Original Avatars
Robert Smythe, Martin P. Robinson,
Eileen Blumenthal. April 13.


Penn Museum
3260 South St.
(215) 898-4000
Tues.-Sat.: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sun.: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Secrets of the Silk Road
Through June 5.

Year of Water
Through May.

Fang! The Killing Tooth
Through July.

Righteous Dopefiend
Through May 2.

Archaeologists & Travelers
in Ottoman Lands

Through June 26.


Slought Foundation
4017 Walnut St.
(215) 222-9050
Wed.-Sat.: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Precious Places
Community History Project
Through March 19.

J’entends les trains depuis toujours / I keep hearing the trains for ever
March 31-April 19.

Image © Tania Mouraud

Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
3420 Walnut St.
Mon.-Fri.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat: 12 p.m.-4 p.m. (by prior arrangement)

Renaissance City Views
from Above and Afar

March 14-Aug.13.

The Midwestern Experience:
Ormandy in Minneapolis

Through the fall.

World Café Live
3025 Walnut St.
(215) 898-6677

The Pretty Reckless March 4.

Mardi Gras With Wild Bohemians March 8.

Purim Dance Party March 19.

Doc Gibbs and New World Review March 31.

Graham Colton April 17.

Hauschka April 24.


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