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Día de los Muertos Vigil and Altar Celebration Día de los Muertos Vigil and Altar Celebration

Día de los Muertos Vigil and Altar Celebration

Join Fleisher Art Memorial and the official Día de los Muertos committee Calaca Flaca (Skinny Skeleton)--which includes Ana Guissel Palma (ACG '17, '15, '11) and Erika Guadalupe Núñez (ACG '17, '15)--as they hold their fifth Día de los Muertos celebration. With a theme of the Mayan Afterworld, it begins with a series of workshops focused on the traditional Mexican holiday and concludes with two altar celebrations, a vigil, and a procession through South Philadelphia. [learn more]

Remembering Gwendolyn Brooks

The African American Museum in Philadelphia, Art Sanctuary, and Moonstone Arts Center present Remembering Gwendolyn Brooks on October 29 at the African American Museum. The event features readings from We Real Cool: Philadelphia Celebrates Gwendolyn Brooks and an informal discussion honoring her centennial with Herman Beavers, Margo Natalie Crawford, Sonia Sanchez, and Lamont B. Steptoe. [learn more]

Hurry Up and Wait Curator's Talk with Adriel Luis Hurry Up and Wait Curator's Talk with Adriel Luis

Hurry Up and Wait Curator’s Talk with Adriel Luis

Join Asian Arts Initiative and curator Adriel Luis this First Friday, November 3, for an in-depth look at their current exhibition surrounding immigration, Hurry Up and Wait. [learn more]

Fighting Islamophobia through Arts, Advocacy, and Analysis Fighting Islamophobia through Arts, Advocacy, and Analysis

Fighting Islamophobia through Arts, Advocacy, and Analysis

Sara Zia Ebrahimi (LTA '14, ACG '13, '09) moderates a panel on Fighting Islamophobia through Arts, Advocacy, and Analysis at Asian Arts Initiative on Saturday, November 11. Free and open to the public. [learn more]

Jewish Voice for Peace Presents Sukkos (Shpil) in the Park with Judy Jewish Voice for Peace Presents Sukkos (Shpil) in the Park with Judy

Jewish Voice for Peace Presents Sukkos (Shpil) in the Park with Judy

Jewish Voice for Peace Philadelphia members and friends bring you a performance/ritual to celebrate the Jewish harvest holiday of Sukkot, observe the ritual transition of havdalah (end of sabbath), and make collective commitments to each other as strength for the journey. [learn more]