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Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 7:30pm - Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 11:01am

The Urban Bush Women troupe uses cultural expression as a catalyst for social change. The performance ensemble of seven women weaves contemporary dance, music and text with the history, culture and spiritual traditions of the African diaspora. Bold and demanding, their works challenge long-held assumptions about women, people of color, body types and styles of movement.

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 8:30am - Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 8:30am

24 seats, 48 oars and 44 meters (over 144 feet) of boat are some pretty impressive numbers. Without a doubt the world-famous Stämpfli Express has quickly become one of the jaw-dropping spectacles in the rowing world today as the world’s longest racing shell.

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 4:00pm

Philadelphia Zoo is adding a little green to your Halloween with the return of Boo at the Zoo for two spooky weekends!

Put on your favorite costume and join us for a creepy, crawly celebration with trick-or-treating and so much more!

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:30pm

Celebrate Peace for UN70 in Philadelphia is hosted by Harmony For Peace Foundation. The United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia will collaborate as the project partner, with many key organizations from the area joining in the event. The project welcomes support and sponsorship from corporations and individuals.

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Come meet Celebrity California Artist Stephen Bruce and see his 2015 acid painting collection.

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Stephen Bruce will be giving an art talk on Creativity -The nexus of Art &Science. Come learn about his artistic background and creative process.

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

 A concert by Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble with poetry reading by Ahmad Almallah

An afternoon of music with poetry selected from the Andalusian muwashshah and Golden Age of Arab music.

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

A reading of Andalusian poetry by Ahmad Almallah with Arabic Music by Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 12:00am - Friday, October 30, 2015 - 11:59pm

For Students:, 100's of additional internship and job opportunities will be posted during this week! (see below for more info for students)

For Employers: Recruit talented students from 34 colleges, all online for free! It's Time For Your Close Up! It’s showtime; make sure your company’s profile looks its best for Campus Philly’s Online Job and Internship Fair.

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

The National Constitution Center is pleased to announce that His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will receive the 2015 Liberty Medal in recognition of his advocacy for human rights worldwide. A reprensetative of His Holiness will accept the prestigious award during the 27th annual Liberty Medal award ceremony.

In announcing the award, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen cited the Tibetan spiritual leader’s work in emphasizing “the ideals of freedom, dialogue, and tolerance.”

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 5:30pm - Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 11:00pm

The Cinema Studies Program, the Jewish Studies Program, the Middle East Center, and the Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations Department at the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival and International House Philadelphia, present the 2015 edition of NEW MIDDLE EAST CINEMA.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 (All day)

The City of Philadelphia is proclaiming October 27, 2015 A Day of Kindness. This day marks Philadelphia’s 333rd birthday with a month-long initiative to inspire more kindness in the City of Brotherly Love.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

The French International School of Philadelphia, where children study and learn in French and in English, is inviting you to visit their  Lower and Upper School where you will be welcomed in the classrooms, observing regular classes from sports to literature and latin.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 10:00am - 7:00pm

The French Way of Life is here in Global Philadelphia!

Education, culture, arts, history,... and of course cuisine, wine! Enjoy the French life here in Philly! 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Robert Shetterly is an artist best known for his portrait series, "Americans Who Tell the Truth," a project begun in response to U.S. government actions following the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 8:00am - Friday, October 30, 2015 - 5:00pm

The inaugural Italian-American Symposium in Pediatrics will focus on three main areas of advances in the care of children: unique cutting-edge therapies, new care delivery models, and new approaches to common and difficult pediatric clinical conditions.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 11:00am - Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 8:00pm

Mid-Atlantic - Eurasia Business Council (MAEBC/MARBC) will organize Euraisan-American Life Sciences Innovation Roundtable and will host a teleconference with our partners at International Biotechnology Forum & Exhibition RosBioTech 2015 and Open Innovations 2015 Forum.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Seminar presented by Krista Buvydas Bard, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Lithuania, President, Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia, and Michael Scullin, Honorary Consul of France, Past President, Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 11:30am - 7:00pm

What to expect?
This exciting conference’s focus spans various sectors and pulls from the experience of industry practitioners. Together we’ll explore questions around social impact and business: what works, how, and why?

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

 Heritage is often discussed in an international context, but more often it is dealt with at the local level. In this lecture, Dr. Joe Watkins, Supervisory Anthropologist for the National Park Service, speaks about ways in which heritage can be managed for the local benefit while at the same time meeting international goals of preservation and protection. Reception follows.