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    • Angel Nevarez and Valerie Tavere
    • Angel Nevarez and Valerie Tavere
    • Angel Nevarez and Valerie Tevere, Memory of a Time Twice Lived, production still (detail), 2015. Courtesy the artists. On view at ICA through March 27, 2016.

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    • "Jealousy, Infidelity, and Transfiguration" rehersal at Arthur Ross Gallery, featuring members of Daedalus Quartet and local dancers. January 2016.

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    • Undergraduate Architecture Reviews at Charles Addams Gallery. Fall 2015.

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    • Four Inquiries into Biological Design – an exhibition at Morgan Bulding, Physical Lab. December 2015.

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    • Abbas: Children of Abraham – on view at Arthur Ross Gallery through March 2016.

    • Penn Arab Music Ensemble
    • Penn Arab Music Ensemble
    • Penn Arab Music Ensemble performance at Iron Gate Theatre. December 2015.

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    • Art, Design and Digital Culture Banner
    • "Art, Design and Digital Culture" End-of Year Salon at Morgan Building. December 2015.

    • Fine Arts Mid-Year Thesis Exhibition
    • Fine Arts Mid-Year Thesis Exhibition
    • Undergraduate Fine Arts Senior Thesis Mid-Year Exhibition at Charles Addams Gallery. December 2015. 

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    • Penn Flutes holiday concert at Penn Museum. December 2015. 

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    • Bury the Dead provost banner
    • Penn Theatre Arts Fall 2015 mainstaige production – Bury the Dead, a 1936 play by Irwin Shaw.

    • The Sundance Kid is Beautiful
    • The Sundance Kid is Beautiful
    • The Sundance Kid is Beautiful – A performance by Christopher Knowles at ICA.

    • Steve Coleman & Five Elements
    • Steve Coleman & Five Elements
    • Saxophonist, composer, and MacArthur Fellow Steve Coleman and his band Five Elements visit Penn's Department of Music.

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    • Penn Atma at Family Performing Arts Night, October 2015.

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    • Becky Suss
    • Becky Suss opeing reception at ICA, September 2015.

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    • Picture Stories: Refugee Women Framing Their Lives in the United States – on view at Fox Gallery in Claudia Cohen Hall through November 26, 2015.

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    • Penn Museum Sphinx banner
    • The Sphinx at Penn Museum.

    • PPEH @ WetLand
    • PPEH @ WetLand
    • WetLand – A collaborative project between Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities, artist Mary Mattingly, and Bartram's Garden.

    • Penn DuRe @ Morris Arboretum
    • Penn DuRe @ Morris Arboretum
    • Penn 두레 (Du Re) is a student performing arts group dedicated to poongmul, a traditional Korean percussion music.

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    • The Penn Theatre Arts Ensemble presented the company-devised piece Naked Knotted Neurons at The 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and on campus at Annenberg Center Live. 

    • Chamberfest
    • Chamberfest
    • Penn Chamberfest featuring the Daedalus Quartet.

    • Janet Malcolm
    • Janet Malcolm
    • Professor Al Filreis interviews Kelly Writers House Fellow Janet Malcolm.

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    • 2015 Visual Studies Senior Thesis Exhibition

    • Penn Symphony Orchestra
    • Penn Symphony Orchestra
    • Penn Symphony Orchestra rehearsal at Irvine Auditorium.

    • Modern Japanese Prints
    • Modern Japanese Prints
    • Professor Julie Nelson Davis with students from her Modern Japanese Prints curatorial seminar at Penn's Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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    • Heidi Chronicles
    • The Heidi Chronicles -- Penn Theatre Arts Spring 2015 Production.

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    • Building Philadelphia
    • Professor David Brownlee's Art & Culture Freshman Seminar visits the Fairmount Water Works.

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    • Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
    • An audience at Anneberg Center for the Performing Arts.

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    • Fefu and Her Friends banner
    • FEFU AND HER FRIENDS -- Penn Theatre Arts Fall 2014 Production.

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    • Lea Library Banner
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    • Spring blooms at Morris Arboretum.

    • Penn Media Pioneers
    • Penn Media Pioneers
    • Penn Film and Media Pioneers V -- a symposium organized by Penn Cinema Studies Program.

    • Inescapable Classics
    • Inescapable Classics
    • Professor Ralph Rosen's freshman seminar visits the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

    • Nicole Eisenman: Dear Nemesis
    • Nicole Eisenman: Dear Nemesis
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    • Rae Armantrout banner
    • Professor Al Filreis interviews Kelly Writers House Fellow Rae Armantrout. 

    • Covenant, Alexander Liberman, 1974
    • Covenant, Alexander Liberman, 1974
    • Covenant, Alexander Liberman, 1974 -- public art on Penn's campus.

    • Yo La Tengo @ WXPN Free-at-Noon Concert
    • Yo La Tengo @ WXPN Free-at-Noon Concert
    • Indie rock heroes Yo La Tengo performed at a WXPN Free at Noon concert.

    • Penn students @ Morris Arboretum
    • Penn students @ Morris Arboretum
    • Penn students explore Morris Arboretum.

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