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(Sixers dancers Danielle, left, and Erica practice a ribbon dance.  Photos by Michelle Durham)

76ers Dancers Prepare For 11-Day Trip To China

To get ready for an 11-day, NBA-sponsored trip to China, two of the Philadelphia 76ers Dancers are learning how to sign autographs in Chinese and perform a traditional Chinese dance.

06/07/2011

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Theater Of War Performance Today At Upenn Museum Free To Public

A social impact company that uses ancient Greek plays to spark discussions on war will give a free performance this afternoon at
1:30 p.m. at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology.

04/02/2011

("The Beauty of Xiaohe," female mummy, ca. 1800-1500 BCE.  Photo provided)

Penn Museum To Reopen China Show, Complete With Promised Mummies

The Penn Museum will reopen its “Silk Road” exhibit next Friday, complete with all of the artifacts and mummies from China.

02/12/2011

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Best Reasons To Visit Philly In 2011

The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation put together their top 11 new, novel and noteworthy attractions to visit in Philadelphia in 2011 – Melony Roy. History In A New Light 1) A larger-than-life Benjamin Franklin […]

12/20/2010

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Alaskan Clan Says It Will Sue To Recover U. of P. Artifacts

The University of Pennsylvania is in a tug-of-war with a group of native Alaskans over some tribal artifacts. A village clan wants them back, and final possession of the objects could be decided in court.

12/06/2010

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Penn Museum’s New Exhibit Digs Up Its Past

A new exhibit at the Penn Museum highlights the very start of the museum with its first archeological dig in what is now modern day Iraq.

10/02/2010

Public Invited to Special Lenape Ceremony in Phila.

The public is invited to a special ceremony on Saturday that will renew the friendship between a local native American nation and the people of Pennsylvania.

08/20/2010

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