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    • Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama -- on view at Penn Museum through November 2015.

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

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

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    • Penn Symphony Orchestra rehearsal at Irvine Auditorium.

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    • Poet Anne Waldman reads at Kelly Writers House.

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    • Barbara Kasten: Stages--on view at ICA through August 16, 2015

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    • Paul Strand, The Mexican Portfolio.

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    • Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme: The Incidental Insurgents--on view at ICA through March 22, 2015.

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    • An audience at Anneberg Center for the Performing Arts.

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    • FEFU AND HER FRIENDS -- Penn Theatre Arts Fall 2014 Production.

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

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

    • Nicole Eisenman: Dear Nemesis
    • Nicole Eisenman: Dear Nemesis
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    • Penn Chamberfest featuring the Daedalus Quartet.

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    • Professor Al Filreis interviews Kelly Writers House Fellow Rae Armantrout. 

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    • Professor Larry Silver leads a tour of the exhibition On the Wings of Eagle and Raven: Tlingit and Haida Traditions at Arthur Ross Gallery. 

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    • Pig Iron Theatre Company Workshop Performance at Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. 

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    • The Sphinx at Penn Museum.

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

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    • 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.

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    • Penn students explore Morris Arboretum.

Featured Stories

BENEATH THE SURFACE: STUDENT CURATOR MONICA FENTON DISCUSSES PENN MUSEUM'S NEW EXHIBITION

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Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama tells the story of Sitio Conte, a pre-Columbian cemetery in central Panama that the Penn Museum excavated in 1940. The elite of the late-first-millennium AD Coclé culture were buried here, along with elaborate gold, ceramic, ivory, resin, and stone objects.…

Here and Over There: Penn, Philadelphia and the Middle East

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By Julianne Goodman. Ever since middle school, my English teachers have instructed me to “show, not tell.” This technique allows the reader to interpret and experience the actions, emotions, and thoughts of the text, resulting in a more interesting and memorable work. Learning in higher education has defaulted to more of a…

Institute of Contemporary Art Celebrates Opening of Winter 2015 Exhibitions

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On Wednesday, February 4, ICA celebrated the opening of its Winter 2015 exhibitions: Barbara Kasten: StagesThe Incidental InsurgentsTraces in the Dark, and Open Video Call. To learn more about these shows and related programs, please visit www.icaphila.org.