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Bloomers' LaughtHERFest Is Fighting for Inclusive Comedy

The event—which takes place on Saturday, Sep. 14—seeks to empower anyone who wants to be funny.

by HANNAH YUSUF

A More Reflective Campus: Two Sculptures Formerly at PMA Relocate to Penn

These huge and heavy artworks will be on long–term loan for the next 99 years.

by JESSICA BAO

For PennDesign's Newest Exhibit, Follow The Bees

These artists want you to think about climate change. 

by KARIN HANANEL

Four Must–See Art Exhibitions In Philadelphia this Summer

Four Must–See Art Exhibitions In Philadelphia this Summer

by JULIA DAVIES

"A Visit from the Goon Squad": What Jennifer Egan's Book Taught Me About The Twists and Turns Of Time

Pulitzer prize winner and Upenn graduate Jennifer Egan's book tracks development, histories, and interconnectedness through time.

by KATIE FARRELL

Introducing Anne Ishii: Translator and Editor of Gay Erotic Manga

On breaking boundaries in the literary industry, being the executive director of Philly's Asian Arts Initiative, and bringing niche art to the mainstream

by JOSEPHINE CHENG

The Photography Exhibit 'From Today, Painting is Dead' Brings New Life to The Barnes Foundation

The exhibit features some of the earliest photographs ever taken, and compliments the artistry of all mediums.

by TARA O'BRIEN

'Stitched! Weaving Together Philly's Fiber Arts Community' Explores the Ties That Bind Us

The Kelly Writers House hosted Professor Funderburg's creative nonfiction class that explored community in their own lives and in Philadelphia as a whole.

by KATIE FARRELL

The Quaker Notes "Cheers To Forty Years" Performance Highlights What Makes Them Special

A look at how the all–female acapella group spent their fortieth year singing at Penn. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Pennchants' 30th Anniversary Show: A Celebration of Old Friends and New Tricks

Three board members discuss their love for the a cappella group, and their excitement about their upcoming show, 'XXX'.

by SHUNMEL SYAU

A Night With Lebanese–American Comedian, Nemr

The comedian—who came to Penn on Tuesday, April 9—thinks we should stop bottling in our hate and take it at face value.

by ZOE YOUNG

"Stand–Ups Sit Down": A Conversation with Female Comedians About Industry Challenges

Judy Gold and Laurie Kilmartin joined the Kelly Writers House to deliver bittersweet insight on sexism in the comedy industry. 

by KATIE FARRELL

The Nameless Group Behind 'ColorVision' Anticipates Their Next Event, 'Before We Go'

Aayush Sanghrajka (W '19), Belle Carlson (C '19), and Ethan Daly (W '19) are three of 15 members presenting an art show on April 18.

by BEBE HODGES

Emily Yao: Revealing Yourself at a Distance Through Poetry and Photography

Poet and photographer Emily Yao shares the motive behind her art, and what inspires her to keep writing.

by KATIE FARRELL

Weike Wang: The Practical Writer Who Will Always Tell You the Truth

The PEN/Hemingway Award–winning author and Penn lecturer talks about switching her career from STEM to writing.

by JESSICA BAO

'Soy Cuba': Roger Toledo's Exhibit Brings Cuba to Penn

Toledo's exhibit—which translates to 'I am Cuba'—features innovative techniques and opportunities to engage.

by SHUNMEL SYAU

Strictly Funk's Latest Production Takes Us Back To Our Childhood

The urban dance team moved to our favorite cartoon theme songs at their performances on April 4—6.

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Building Bridges: 'Graffiti & Ornament' Connects Philly's Past and Present Through Art

The Woodlands in West Philadelphia presents 'Graffiti & Ornament', an exhibition of site–specific works by artists Roberto Lugo and Leo Tecosky. 

by JESS ARATEN

PennYo: The A Cappella Group That Treats You Like a Friend

The group put on a beautiful and resonant spring show on the weekend of March 29.

by JESSICA BAO

'Why Poetry? Why Now?': Tracy K. Smith's Visit to Penn

U.S. Poet Laureate spoke to students about the power of words on March 28. 

by SHUNMEL SYAU

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