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Events are free unless otherwise indicated.
Symposiums & seminars
The Legacy of 1808: Confronting Modern-Day Slavery.
Scholar Theodore Shaw and journalist E. Benjamin Skinner. Natl Constitution Ctr, 525 Arch St, reservations required at 215-409-6700; 6:30 p.m. Mon.
Omega Warm Garden Sunrise
. Artist Paul Santoleri. Mural Arts Program. Lincoln Financial Mural Arts Centers, Thomas Eakins House, 1729 Mt Vernon St; 215-686-0750 or
» READ MORE: www.muralarts.org
.; 6-8 p.m. Wed.
Celebration of Margaret Lonzetta with special guest Phil Martelli.
Retiring VP of ed for World Affairs Council. Union League of Phila, 140 S Broad St; 215-561-4700;
» READ MORE: www.wacphila.org
. $85-$35. 5:30 p.m. Tue.
Lectures & speeches
"Made to Stick": Writing for nonprofits. Phila Cultural Management Init; Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Phila Theatre Co, 480 S Broad St; RSVP to
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event/114280817; Breakfast 9 a.m., program 10-11 a.m. Tue.
King, Kennedy, Chicago: 40 Years in the Wilderness, Is It Time to Cross the River?
Rabbi Arthur Waskow. Brandywine Peace Community potluck and program. University Lutheran Church, 3637 Chestnut St; 610-544-1818 or
» READ MORE: www.brandywinepeace.com
. 5:30 p.m. Sun.
Authors & literature
Free Library of Philadelphia.
Central Library (Montgomery Auditorium), 1901 Vine St; 215-567-4341;
» READ MORE: www.library.phila.gov
Ahmed Rashid, "Descent into Chaos: The U.S. and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia," 7 p.m. Mon. Andre Dubus III, "The Garden of Last Days," 7 p.m. Tue. Chris Roerden, "Don't Sabotage Your Submission: Save Your Manuscript from Turning Up D.O.A.," 7 p.m. Wed. Ian Frazier, "Lamentations of the Father: Essays," 7 p.m. Thu.
Barnes & Noble.
1805 Walnut St; 215-665-0716. Lawrence Weinstein, "Grammar for the Soul," 7 p.m. Tue.
345 S 12th St; 215-923-2960; Josh Aterovis, "Bleeding Hearts," Brian Sloan, "A Really Nice Prom Mess," Nico Medina, "The Straight Road to Kylie," 5:30-7 p.m. Sat.
North by Northwest.
Hitchcock film (1959). County Theatre, 91 E Court St, Doylestown, 215-345-6789; 7 p.m. Mon. Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr; 610-527-4008 or brynmawrfilm.org; 7:30 p.m Tue. Ambler Theater, 108 E Butler Ave, Ambler; 7:30 p.m. Thu.; general $9.25; $6.50 seniors; $4.50 members; students free.
Australian film (2007). Marple Library, 2599 Sproul Rd. Broomall; 610-356-1510. 7 p.m. Thu.
Pandemic: Facing AIDS. Wooden Shoe Bookstore, 508 S 5th St; 215-413-0999; 7:30 p.m. Sat.
Films with a Sense of Place.
Filmmakers Alison Crouse, Sara Zia Ebrahimi and Richard Power Hoffmann discuss their films; Scribe Video Ctr, 4212 Chestnut St; $5, members free; 7 p.m. Fri.