Penn Glee Club takes the stage in a five-city tour of Asia
From China to Japan, the Penn Glee Club took the stage in five Asian cities during its annual summer tour.
The Sachs Program announces 2019 grants, marks one-year anniversary
A year and 23 grant projects later, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation is phasing into round two of its annual grant awards throughout eight categories that support the teaching, making, and presenting art.
What’s ahead in the 2019-20 Annenberg season
The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Philip Glass for #GLASSFEST, a U.S. dance premiere from MOMIX, and several Grammy Award-winning musicians.
Five events to watch for in May
Happening around campus this May: the second-annual Sachs Grant Awards, the Philadelphia Children’s Festival, and the screening of a 1930s Hollywood B-movie.
Meet the student selected for the Whitney Biennial
For the 2019 Whitney Biennial, featuring young artists from across the country, MFA student Carolyn Lazard will contribute a work that asks patrons to consider the relationship between environment and the chronically ill.
Peter Whinnery is packing up shop
It’s curtain call for technical adviser for Student Performing Arts Peter Whinnery, the set-building guru behind hundreds of student productions.
Five events to watch for in March
Happening around campus this March: the world premiere of ‘Vessels’ at the Annenberg Center, a lecture on trees from China, and a visit to Kelly Writers House from reporter Emily Jane Fox.
Dance Theatre of Harlem comes to campus
The ballet company is the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts’ second artist-in-residence.
Celebrating Chinese culture
The Penn Lions student dance troupe aims to spread good luck and good fortune around the Lunar New Year.
Five events to watch for in February
Happening around campus and beyond this February: the annual Lunar New Year celebration at International House, a thought-provoking new speaker series on the future of religion, and an innovative story slam by nurses.
In the News
Penn Choral Director William Parberry Retires After 45 Years
After more than four decades in Penn’s Music Department, University Choir director William Parberry has retired. Parberry marked the occasion on Sunday with a final concert, featuring Handel’s “Messiah.”
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Trigger Warning: John Waters to Get ‘Filthy’ on Penn Campus
Iconoclast John Waters will be commemorating the creation of the Sachs Program for Arts Innovation at the Annenberg Center’s Zellerbach Theater tonight with a one-man show.
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