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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
  • Tix: Buy
  • More Info: Here
Title Organization Start Date End Date Location
Pay-What-You-Wish Sundays at Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia Museum of Art 09-05-2010 12-27-2020 Philadelphia Museum of Art
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now Penn Museum 03-01-2014 10-27-2017 Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
Rittenhouse Square Farmers Market Rittenhouse Square 04-01-2014 12-29-2018 Rittenhouse Square
PECO Primate Reserve Philadelphia Zoo 07-01-2014 12-31-2018 Philadelphia Zoo
Barnes Arboretum Tour 07-10-2015 02-28-2021
Improv Comedy: The N Crowd The N Crowd 01-08-2016 04-26-2019 The N Crowd
Malcom X Mural Arts Program, City of Philadelphia 04-22-2016 10-22-2017 33rd Street and Diamond Street
Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site 05-06-2016 12-31-2018 Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Media Farmers Market Every Thursday 05-12-2016 12-27-2018 Media Theatre for the Performing Arts
Lansdowne Farmers Market Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation 05-18-2016 11-18-2017 Municipal Lot
Free First Sundays at the Barnes The Barnes Foundation 09-04-2016 12-03-2017 The Barnes Foundation
Audacious Freedom: African Americans In Philadelphia 1776-1876 African American Museum in Philadelphia 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 African American Museum in Philadelphia
The Porch @ 30th Street Station University City District 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 The Porch @ 30th Street Station
Architectural Walking Tours Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 Various Locations
Media 2nd Saturday Arts Stroll Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 Media Borough
Second Sunday Chestnut Hill: Shop, Stroll, Brunch Chestnut Hill 12-10-2016 02-10-2018
First Friday Philadelphia Old City Arts Association 01-03-2017 07-03-2018
Philadelphia Small Business Fashion Week Impact HUB Philly 01-18-2017 03-18-2018 Impact Hub
Tango thru First Friday! Free Beginner Class, followed by Beginner Practica Philadelphia Argentine Tango School 01-20-2017 07-20-2018 Philadelphia Argentine Tango School
Tuesdays with Toomey Philly UP 03-28-2017 09-25-2018 Corner of 2nd Street and Chestnut Street
Marcel Duchamp and the Fountain Scandal Philadelphia Museum of Art 04-01-2017 12-03-2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art - West Entrance
Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library 04-01-2017 01-07-2018
Flavors of Philly City Food Tours Philadelphia 04-06-2017 10-06-2018 City Food Tours Philadelphia
Delaware River Sunset Cruise Patriot Harbor Lines 04-07-2017 11-18-2017 Independence Seaport Museum Dock
Bird/Nature Walk: Saturday Morning Bird Walks at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove 05-27-2017 11-17-2018 John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove