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  • XPN Welcomes Lou Reed: The Life and Music of a Rock & Roll Icon

  • Join Anthony DeCurtis, acclaimed Rolling Stone writer and distinguished lecturer in Penn’s creative writing program, for a brief history of the five-decade career of renowned artist Lou Reed. After a brief reading from his recently published biography, Lou Reed: A Life, Dr. DeCurtis will sit down with WXPN Music Director and afternoon show host Dan Reed for an interview and audience Q&A. Whether you’re a Lou Reed super-fan or simply enjoy music history, this session is for you. Co-sponsored by Annenberg Center Live, WXPN, and Alumni Education, this event includes a book signing with Anthony DeCurtis.
  • Presented by: Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
  • Starts: 11-04-2017
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Title Organization Start Date End Date Location
Autumn Writing Getaway Murphy Writing of Stockton University 10-28-2017 10-28-2017 Stockton University
Phantom of the Opera (silent film w/ live organ accompaniment) University of Pennsylvania 10-29-2017 10-29-2017 Irvine Auditorium
Autumn Highlights Tour Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College 10-30-2017 10-30-2017 Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
Good Libations Tasting Event The Center for Contemporary Art 10-31-2017 10-31-2017 Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ
Ta-Nehisi Coates | We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy* Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library 11-02-2017 11-02-2017 Parkway Central Free Library
Día de los Muertos Luminaria Labyrinth Walk Delaware Art Museum 11-02-2017 11-02-2017 Delaware Art Museum
Raphael Xavier: Point of Interest Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 11-04-2017 11-04-2017 Annenberg Center - Harold Prince Theater
Girl Scout Day November 4, 2017 National Constitution Center 11-04-2017 11-04-2017 National Constitution Center
Nick Offerman: Full Bush Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 11-04-2017 11-04-2017 Merriam Theater
PA Bacon Fest 11-04-2017 11-05-2017 Downtown Easton, PA
XPN Welcomes Lou Reed: The Life and Music of a Rock & Roll Icon Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 11-04-2017 11-04-2017 Annenberg Center - Zellerbach Theater
Sundays on Stage: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Free Library of Philadelphia 11-05-2017 11-05-2017 Parkway Central Free Library
Nikki Giovanni | A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library 11-06-2017 11-06-2017 Parkway Central Free Library
PECO Family Jams: Recycled Wonders with the Resource Exchange Philadelphia's Magic Gardens 11-12-2017 11-12-2017 Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Sundays on Stage: Didgeridoo Down Under Free Library of Philadelphia 11-12-2017 11-12-2017 Parkway Central Free Library
EXAMINING CULTURES Moore College of Art & Design 11-16-2017 11-16-2017 Moore College of Art & Design
Frank Zappa - Summer '82: When Zappa Came to Sicily with Dweezil Zappa in attendance 11-17-2017 11-17-2017 PhilaMOCA
Finding Neverland Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 11-21-2017 11-26-2017 Academy of Music
Wild Wizarding Weekend Drexel University 11-24-2017 11-26-2017 The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
BalletX Fall Series 2017 BalletX 11-29-2017 12-10-2017 The Wilma Theater
Sundays on Stage: Jay Sand's All Around This World Free Library of Philadelphia 12-03-2017 12-03-2017 Parkway Central Free Library
PECO Family Jams: Shrinky Dinks Philadelphia's Magic Gardens 12-10-2017 12-10-2017 Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Sundays on Stage: Pages to Pirouettes' The Nutcracker Free Library of Philadelphia 12-10-2017 12-10-2017 Parkway Central Free Library
The Color Purple Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 12-12-2017 12-17-2017 Forrest Theatre
Philadanco: H-i-s-t-o-r-y Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 12-15-2017 12-17-2017 Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts - Perelman Theater

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