Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 2, September 8, 1998



September @ PENN

 Academic Calendar  Children's Activities  Meeting | Conference  Exhibits
 Film  Fitness/ Learning  Music  On Stage
 Religion  Special Events  Sports  Talks

Go West! Go International! 3rd Thursdays

Where to Find the Food Trucks and Carts


 My Great Uncle Giovanni, Limina, Sicily, 1996, is from An Italian Journey: Photographs by Liana Miuccio, which opens at the University Museum September 17. Thirty-three photos juxtapose images of the lifestyles of family members who remained in Italy with those of the family keeping its culture alive and vital in the U.S. The Roman-born, Manhattan-based photographer's paternal grandparents were among the four million Italians who entered the U.S. through Ellis Island-the largest number of immigrants from any one country.
See Exhibits and Special Events.

8 Last day of CUPID (Center for University of Pennsylvania Identification) .
Opening Exercises and Freshman Convocation; Undergraduate Deans' Meeting; Placement exams, Advising Begins.
9 First day of classes.
12 Community Service Day.
25 Add period ends.


12 Children's Saturday Morning Gymnastics Classes; teaching fundamental skills of artistic gymnastics to beginner-intermediate boys and girls ages 5-12; Tom Kovic, instructor. Session I - 9-10:20 a.m.; Session II - 10:30-11:50 a.m.; $150 for 10 classes; Hutchinson Gym; call 898-5316 to register. Saturdays through November 14 (Recreation).
19 Children's Swimming Program; children ages 6-12 will be evaluated and placed in either beginners, intermediate or advanced levels; Session I - 9-9:50 a.m.; Session II - 10-10:50 a.m.; 10 classes; $100/1 child, $180/2 children, $240/ 3 children; Hutchinson Gym Pool; call 898-6100 to register. Saturdays through December 5 (Recreation).


19 Legacies of the Spanish Civil War; in collaboration with Shouts from the Wall (see Exhibits); scholars address the images, literature and history of the War; three panels: noon-2 p.m.; 3-5 p.m.; Writers House; info: 573-WRIT or (Arthur Ross Gallery; Writers House).


Admission donations and hours

Arthur Ross Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free, Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. & Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Burrison Gallery, Faculty Club: free, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Esther Klein Gallery, 3600 Market: free, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art: $3, $2/students, artists, seniors, free/members, children under 12, with PENNCard, and on Sundays 10 a.m.-noon; Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m..
Meyerson Hall Galleries: free, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Morris Arboretum: $4, $3/seniors, $2/students, free/with PENNCard, children under 6; Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Special Evening Hours: Wed. & Thurs., until 8:30 p.m., Through September 3.
University Museum: $5, $2.50/seniors and students w/ID, free/members, with PENNCard, children under 6; Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday (free), 1-5 p.m.


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8 Mississippi Horizons: Mapping a Shifting Terrain; Anuradha Mathur, landscape architecture, presents explorations of Mississippi through photographs, paintings and a series of hand-pulled silk-screens or "map prints"; Opening reception: September 11, 5 p.m.; Meyerson Lower Gallery. Through October 9.
8 Recent Acquisitions; Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives. Through December, 1998.
9 clay@upenn: Clay Faculty Show; current works by the GSFA clay faculty members: Matthew Courtney, Mark Lueders, Sumi Maeshima and Matthew Wilt; Meyerson Upper Gallery. Through September 27.
10 Jeremy E. Goldstein Photographs; eclectic color photographs. Opening reception: September 10, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Burrison Art Gallery, Faculty Club. Through September 30.
10 The Writer's Eye: Portraits of Modern Authors; an exhibit of 35 black and white photos by Robin Hiteshew; includes pictures of Philadelphia writers. Opening reception: 5-7 p.m.; Writers House. Through October 31.
12 From Warhol to Mapplethorpe: Three Decades of Art at ICA; 35th anniversary celebration exhibit highlights a selection of artists who have figured prominently in ICA's history such as Andy Warhol, Robert Mapplethorpe, Laurie Anderson, Richard Artschwager, Peter Campus, Agnes Martin, Robert Morris, Cindy Sherman, Paul Thek, Cy Twombly, Ree Morton and Warren Rohrer. Opening reception: September 17, 5-8 p.m.; in conjunction with "Third Thursdays", see Go West; Institute of Contemporary Art. Through November 1.
17 Allan Edmunds: "The Family Album 1988-1998"; founder of the Brandywine Workshop in South Philadelphia, Edmunds exhibits works in printmaking and collage. Opening reception: September 17, 5:30-8 p.m.; in conjunction with "Third Thursdays" see Go West; Esther Klein Gallery. Through October 31.
17 An Italian Journey; 33 black and white photographs by Liana Miuccio explore the journey of the photographer's family as they emigrated from Sicily, Italy to the United States. The exhibit juxtaposes portraits of the rhythms and lifestyles of the photographer's relatives who remained in Italy with images of her family keeping its culture alive in the United States. First Floor, Sharpe Gallery; University Museum. Through January 6, 1999.
18 The Spanish Civil War: An Exhibition of Memoirs, Literature and Poetry Spawned by Conflict; presentation on "Guernica" by Christine Poggi, art history; September 18, 4 p.m. Class of 55 Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Van Pelt Library; Opening reception: following presentation at Arthur Ross Gallery; in conjunction with Shouts from the Wall at the Arthur Ross Gallery (see below); Kamin Gallery, 1st Floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center. Through December, 1998.


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Garden Railway; designed by landscape architect Paul Busse; large-gauge model trains wind their way over 550 feet of track through intricate scale models of historic Philadelphia buildings including a large centerpiece replica of Independence Hall. The display uses natural materials throughout; Morris Arboretum. Through October 4.
Shouts from the Wall: Posters and Photographs from the Spanish Civil War; posters, lithographs and photographs brought home by American volunteers. Curated by Peter Carroll and Cary Nelson for the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives, Brandies University. Presented at Penn with cooperation from SAS and faculty of individual departments, the Kelley Writers House, and the College Houses and Residential Academic Programs; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through October 4.
Treasures of the Chinese Scholar; selections of "scholar art" from the Ji Zhen Zhai collection: calligraphy painting and artworks in wood, lacquer, ivory, stone, horn and metal from the Zhou Dynasty (1770-250 BC) through the Quing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD); second floor, Changing Gallery; University Museum. Through January 3, 1999.
Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change; more than 200 examples of Roman glass and associated materials such as pottery and bronze from the first century BC. through the sixth century AD.; second floor, Dietrich Gallery; University Museum. Through May, 1999.


Ancient Greek World; Living in Balance: Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache; Ancient Mesopotamia: Royal Tombs of Ur; The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets and Science; Raven's Journey: World of Alaska's Native People; Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition; University Museum.
Healing Plants: Medicine Across Time and Cultures; Works by Harry Gordon; massive sculpture in wood, small pieces in granite; Butcher Sculpture Garden, Morris Arboretum.


15 Talking Film: " The Good Fight"; documentary of U.S. radicals who fought for the Spanish Republic (1936-39); introduction by Al Filreis; narrated by Studs Terkel; archival footage of the fighting and contemporary interviews with many of the American participants; in collaboration with Shouts from the Wall (see Exhibits); 7-9 p.m.; 3805 Locust Walk; Also September 22 and 29, titles TBA; info: 573-WRIT or (Writers House; Arthur Ross Gallery).


CGS Special Programs; include Art History Sampler, Thomas Eakins, Investing in Mutual Funds, Adults Only ZooCamp, Overview
of Fundraising, Dynamics of Small Groups and Teams. Registration required. For info, call 898-6479, or visit
English Language Programs Evening Course Registration; classes meet 6-8:30 p.m.; Language of Meetings, Wed., 9/16-10/14, $160; TOEFL Prep, Mon. and Wed., 9/16-10/21, $320; Speaking and Listening, Tues. and Thurs., 9/17-10/20, $320; Test of Written English, Thurs., 9/17-10/1, $100; Advanced Written Communication, Mon., 9/28-12/7, $320; Pronunciation Improvement, Tues., 9/29-12/8, $320; Vocabulary Development, Thurs., 9/24-12/10, $320. For info/registration call 898-8681 or visit (ELP).
Jazzercise; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tues. and Thurs.; Stokes Auditorium, CHOP; call for directions; first class free; $3.50/class, $2.50 students; Carolyn Hamilton, 662-3293 (days), (610) 446-1983 (evenings).
Master of Government Administration Program; electives and core courses newly opened for non-MGA students; registration required. For more info: call 898-8217 (Fels Center of Government).
Training and Development Opportunities; registration required. For info, call 898-3400 or e-mail (Human Resources).
10 Penn Faculty and Staff College Admissions Seminars; information session for parents and high school students regarding admissions process; 5 p.m.; Alumni Hall, Towne Bldg.; RSVP: 8-8587. Also September 12, 10:30 a.m. (Undergraduate Admissions).
14 Financial Management Part II: Managing Key Business Indicators; 6:30-9 p.m.; $185; info: or 898-4861. Mondays through September 28 (Wharton SBDC).
14 Penn & Pencil Club; creative writing workshop for Penn and Health Systems staff; 5:15-7:15 p.m.; Room 202, 3805 Locust Walk; info: 573-WRIT or (Writers House).
16 Poetry Workshop with Rodrigo Toscano; noon-2 p.m.; Writers House; call 573-WRIT for details or visit (Greenfield Intercultural Center; Writers House).
22 Carbon Monoxide Screening; free screenings to have your carbon monoxide level tested; noon-1:30 p.m.; cafeteria, HUP; info: Maureen Poirier, 614-1801 or (UPHS Dept. of Health & Disease Management).
22 The Penn Quit Smoking Program Free Informational Sessions; learn about the group program and the new individual counseling program; meet the program instructor, ask questions about what smoking cessation approach is your best option. UPHS physicians, advanced practice nurses and respiratory therapists lead the weekly meetings; 5:30-7 p.m.; Penn at Radnor, Room 206. Also September 28, 5-6:30 p.m.; Patient & Family Education Center, 1 Silverstein, HUP; info: Maureen Poirier, 614-1801 or (UPHS Comprehensive Lung Center; Dept. of Health & Disease Management).
26 Corporate Communications: Writing for the Net; Bruce Curley on corporate writing in the 90's; presented by the Alumni Writers Series; 1-3 p.m.; Room 202, 3805 Locust Walk; info: 573-WRIT or (Writers House).

Morris Arboretum

Located at 100 Northwestern Avenue, between Stenton and Germantown Aves., in Chestnut Hill. Call 247-5777 ext. 156 to register. Class sizes are limited.
14 Lawn Care: Save Money, Save Your Lawn; environmentally-friendly methods; 7-9 p.m.; $57, $49/members. 3 Mondays through September 28 .
15 Painting and Drawing; 10-week course, Tuesdays; Henry Dean, instructor; subject materials include "still lifes" gathered from the garden; 7-9:30 p.m.; $237, $200/members.
15 Foundations of Drawing; 10-week course, Tuesdays; for beginners; learn composition, shading and achieving contrast and texture; 1-3:30 p.m.; $237, $200/members.
19 Introduction to Chinese Herbology & Herb Walk; Cara Frank, Chinese herbologist, instructor; 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; $34, $29/members.
19 Trees Identification and Appreciation; 10 a.m.-noon; $57, $49/members. 3 Saturdays through October 3.
23 Volunteer Guide Training for Morris Arboretum; nine week training program for new guides; learn history, plant collections, wildlife, guiding techniques and research of the Arboretum; no prior experience necessary; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; $40; info: 247-5777 ext. 157. Through November 18.
24 Fall and Early Winter Gardening: A Basic Course; Alexandra Basinski, owner of Homestyle Herbs, instructor; 10 a.m.-noon; $114, $97/members. 6 Thursdays through October 29.
24 Cottage Gardening: Easy Perennials, Biennials and Roses; two sessions-Session I: 7-9 p.m.; Session II: September 26, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $47.50, $40/members.
26 Botanical Painting with Watercolor; 9-week course, Saturdays; learn color mixing and proper brush care and handling; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; $257, $220/members.
28 Beginning Watercolor; 8-week course, Mondays; learn color mixing, brush techniques and paint application; 7-9:30 p.m.; $190, $162/members.

 Academic Calendar  Children's Activities  Meeting | Conference  Exhibits
 Film  Fitness/ Learning  Music  On Stage
 Religion  Special Events  Sports  Talks

Go West! Go International! 3rd Thursdays

Where to Find the Food Trucks and Carts


23 University Council Meeting; 4-6 p.m. McClelland Lounge, Quad. PENNCard required. Observers must register in advance, 898-7005. .


See Special Events and Go West!
18 Fantcha; Cape Verde's rising star vocalist; combining smoky minor-key melodies with horn-driven Brazilian pop; 8 p.m.; $17.50; reserved seating; International House; info: 895-6537 (Folklife Center).


Writers House

All events are at 3805 Locust Walk unless otherwise noted. Info: 573-WRIT or,
16 Speakeasy: Poetry, Prose, and Anything Goes; an open mic performance night; 8-10 p.m. Also September 30.
20 LIVE at the Writers House; 10:30 p.m. airs on WXPN, 88.5 FM.
23 Loosing the Word: Lorene Cary; author of Black Ice and Pride, reads and signs books in the Arts Cafe; 7 p.m. (Afro-American Studies; Writers House).
26 Laughing Hermit Reading Series; hosted by Robin Hiteshew, featuring Josephine Foo; 2-3 p.m.
26 Full Circle; an open mic for Philadelphia-area poets, hosted by Cecily Kellogg and Charlie O'Hay; 8-10 p.m.
28 Reading: poets Pierre Joris and Jerome Rothenberg; focus on their anthology, Poems for the Millennium; discussion to follow; 7 p.m.


Orthodox Christian Fellowship

All events take place at the Newman Center, 3720 Chestnut Street, and begin at 7 p.m.

15 Welcome Reception and Organizational Meeting.

22 Ancient Relevance: The Yale Five and Co-ed Dorms; vespers and discussion.

29 Movie & Popcorn Night; viewing and discussion of A Man For All Seasons (1964).


10 Block Party Celebrating Opening of Sansom Common; live jazz, food, Philly's hottest new dance band, ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:15 p.m. with President Rodin, retailers offering special promotions; 4:30-7 p.m.; 36th and Walnut Streets at Sansom Common (Sansom Common).

11 Welcome Back to the "New" Library; ribbon-cutting by President Rodin, 3:30 p.m.; musical performances by student groups; 3-7 p.m; Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center; (Library Development).

13 Grandparents' Day Afternoon Tea; have tea and tour Garden Railway exhibit; featuring storyteller Ed Stivender; 1-3 p.m.; $10/seniors; $7/children; one grandchild admitted free with each grandparent; reservations necessary: call 247-5777 ext. 170; Morris Arboretum (Arboretum).

17 Go West! Go International! 3rd Thursdays, 4-8 p.m., a variety of activities and entertainment.

17 PhillyTalks; Rodrigo Toscano and Alan Gilbert read; discussion and dinner to follow; in collaboration with Shouts from the Wall (see Exhibits); 6 p.m.; RSVP required; Writers House; info: 573-WRIT or (Arthur Ross Gallery; Greenfield Intercultural Center; Writers House).

18 4th Annual Rare Plant Auction; Bill Wells, auctioneer; cocktails and hors d'oeuvres served; 5:30 p.m.; $50/person; reservations required: call 247-5777 ext. 109; Morris Arboretum (Arboretum).

19 New Bolton Center Open House; tour the School of Veterinary Medicine's large animal facility in Kennett Square; exhibits, demonstrations, tours, free admission and parking 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (Veterinary Medicine).

25 Celebrate 25 Years of Women's Studies; all-day panel discussions, see below (Women's Studies).

26 Healing Plants Festival; Bill Wells, outdoor program of lectures, workshops, walking tours, demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages; noon-4 p.m.; info: 247-5777 ext. 109; Morris Arboretum. Rain date: September 27 (Arboretum).

27 Family Afternoon: An Italian Journey; Liana Miuccio, photographer and curator of An Italian Journey talks about tracing one's roots through photography and leads a tour of the exhibit; I Ballerini Italiani performs traditional Italian dances and leads a dance workshop for all ages; 1:30-4:30 p.m.; 1st Floor, Sharpe Gallery, University Museum; lecture/free; performance: $7.50, members/$5, children 12 and under/$3; info: 898-4890 (University Museum).

Celebrate 25 Years of Women's Studies

Lectures, discussions, and receptions celebrating 25 years of Women's Studies at Penn. The programs are free and open to the public. For more information, see

24 Mary, Martha, or Ally McBeal?: Who and Where is Women's Studies; keynote address by Catharine R. Stimpson, NYU; author of Where the Meanings Are: Feminism and Cultural Spaces,4:30 p.m., Room 17, Logan Hall; followed by a reception in College Hall, site of the sit-in 25 years ago that led to the formation of Women's Studies.

25 Concurrent panel discussions featuring Penn faculty:

9-10:45 a.m.

11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

2:30-4:15 p.m.


For tickets and information call 898-4519 or visit

12 Women's Tennis: Penn Invitational; 9 a.m. Through September 13.

16 Women's Soccer vs. Monmouth; 4 p.m.

18 Volleyball vs. Lafayette; 7 p.m.

20 Women's Soccer vs. Drexel; 2 p.m.

22 Volleyball vs. Loyola; 7 p.m.

23 Women's Soccer vs. Temple; 4 p.m.

25 Women's Tennis: Cissie Leary Invitational; day-long. Through September 27.

26 Football vs. Richmond; 1:30 p.m.

26 Sprint Football vs. Cornell; 7 p.m.

29 Men's Soccer vs. Temple; 3:30 p.m.

For info on Intramural and Club Sports, visit or call 898-6100.


9 Cancer Cell Cycles; Charles Sherr, St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

14 Tissue-Engineered Microvascular Networks for Gene Therapy; Keith Gooch, bioengineering; 3:30 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Building (Chemical Engineering).

15 Iron-Sulfur Clusters: Nature's Modular, Multipurpose Structures; Helmut Beinert, Univ. of Wisconsin; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry & Biophysics).

15 Religion and Spirituality and Medicine; Alexandria Griswold, folklore & folklife; 1 p.m.; Faculty Club (Women's Club).

15 Cytoskeletal Assembly and its Regulation by Inositol Lipids; Paul Janmey, Brigham & Women's Hospital; 4 p.m.; Physiology Conference Room, 4th Floor Richards Building (Physiology).

15 Role of PI 3 Kinase in Signal Transduction; Lewis Cantley, Harvard Medical School; 4 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, Basement, John Morgan Building; (Cell & Developmental Biology).

16 The PTK-STAT Signaling Pathway in the Control of Cell Cycle and Apopstis; Xin-Youan Fu, Yale; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute; (Wistar).

17 Polemics of Architechtural Form; Dagmar Richter, UCLA, Berlin Weissensee; 6 p.m.; Meyerson B-1 (GSFA).

17 The Virtual Kingdom: From Hegel's Jena to Las Vegas; Mark Taylor, Williams College; reception to follow; 7 p.m.; 402 Logan Hall (Religious Studies; Vice Provost for Info Sys. & Computing; Annenberg School; GSFA; History; Art History; Comparative Literature; Literary Theory).

18 Sargeant's Haunted House; Susan Sidlauskas, art history; 3-5 p.m.; Room 201, Jaffe Building (History of Art).

22 Iron-Sulfur Cluster Disassembly in the FNR Protein of E. Coli by O2:[4Fe-4S] to [2Fe-2S] Conversion with Loss of Biological Activity; Patricia Kiley, Univ. of Wisconsin; noon; Austrian Auditorium, 1st Floor, Clinical Research Building (Biochemistry & Biophysics).

22 Public School Reform: The Struggle for Quality Education for All; Ted Hershberg, Center for Greater Philadelphia; David Hornbeck, superintendent of Schools for Phila.; and Eric Braxton, Phila. Student Union; a White Dog Cafe table talk; dinner/6 p.m.; discussion/7:30-9 p.m.; $30/person; $25/seniors; reservations and advanced payment required; info: 386-9224.

23 Gene Therapy Conducted with Safety and Longevity of Expression; C.Thomas Caskey, Merck Research Laboratories; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

24 Mary, Martha, or Ally McBeal?: Who and Where is Women's Studies; Catharine Stimpson, NYU; 4:30 p.m., 17 Logan Hall; precedes all-day panel-discussion on September 25; info: (Womens Studies).

24 Landscape Laboratory: Towards an Operational Definition of Landscape; Burattoni & Abrioux, landscape artists, Paris, France; 6 p.m.; Meyerson B-1 (GSFA; French Institute).

25 The Best Way to Design a City (Vitruvius 1.6)--And Other Hidden Construction Plans of Antiquity; Lothar Haselberger, art history; 3-5 p.m.; Room 201, Jaffe Building (History of Art)

28 Notch Signaling: From the Cell's Surface to the Nucleus; Raphael Kopan, dermatology, molecular biology & pharmacology; 12:15 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building (Genetics; Cell & Developmental Biology; Cell & Molecular Biology Graduate Group).

28 Louis I. Kahn Lecture: Projects and Contexts; David Chipperfield, David Chipperfield Architects; 6 p.m.; Meyerson B-1 (GSFA).

29 Nucleotide Energy Transduction to the Iron-Sulfur Clusters of Nitrogenase; Lance Seefeldt, Utah State University; noon; Austrian Auditorium, 1st Floor, Clinical Research Building (Biochemistry & Biophysics).

29 Title TBA; Charles O'Connor, painter, NYC; 5 p.m.; Meyerson B-5 (GSFA).

Penn Orthopedic Week

All presentations are by physicians from the department of orthopaedic surgery and will take place at the Heart Institute Building, First Floor Conference Room, Presbyterian Medical Center, 39th and Market Streets, noon-1 p.m. Info: 1-800-789-PENN. (Penn Partners in Healthy Living).

14 Learn How to Prevent Fractures While Staying Active; Ernest Gentchos
15 Building a Better Hip and Knee; Charles Nelson.
16 Fix Your Aching Elbow; Matthew Ramsey.
17 Get a Handle on Hand Pain: Management and Prevention Tips for Carpel Tunnel Syndrome; Pedro Beredjiklian.
18 Learn to Listen to What Your Feet are Telling You; Enyi Okereke.

Go West! Go International! 3rd Thursdays

Go West! Go International! 3rd Thursdays is a new series of monthly events in a variety of locations throughout University City now through May 1999. On September 17, from 4-9 p.m., the first 3rd Thursday will showcase University City's arts and cultural institutions, along with its varied international cuisines.

Culinary Offerings

Sansom Common

Cultural Events

Other outdoor activities will include performances by local teen groups, including West Powelton Steepers, Carmelites and Showtime on stage. Special discounts at restaurants offer an opportunity to try an exotic cuisine.


For more information about this month's events and future events visit the UCD website:

Where to Find the Food Trucks and Carts

A draft guide to vendors in the campus core. For updates and a map that includes Market Street vendors, please see the Administration's website,

The NE corner lot adjacent to Franklin Field, opposite the University Museum


Ralph's Lunch Truck (from 36th & Walnut) American/Italian
King's Wok (from 36th & Walnut) Chinese
Oiy of Jow's Garden (from 36th & Walnut) Thai
Scott's Vegetarian (from 36th & Sansom) Vegetarian
Sophie's (from 34th & Walnut) American/Greek


Jim's (from outside Houston Hall) American
The lot near the University Museum and HUP's Silverstein entrance


John's Lunch (from front of CHOP American
Hong Kong (from front of Penn Tower) Chinese
Sat Nem (from 35th & Spruce) American
Aladdin (from 35th/36th on Spruce) Middle Eastern
Chris & Elizabeth (from 35th & Spruce) American/Greek
Fruit Salad (from 34th & Spruce) Fruits & Sodas
Fruit Salad (from 33rd, Walnut/South) Fruits & Sodas
B&J Breakfast (from front of Irvine) American
On the SW corner, behind Meyerson Hall and opposite Bennett Hall


Bessie's Lunch (from 36th & Walnut) Hot Dogs, Snacks
Magic Carpet (from 36th & Spruce) Vegetarian Foods
Mary's (from 34th & Walnut, SW) Hot Dogs; Bagels
Fresh Fruit Salad (from 34th & Walnut, SW) Fruit Salad
Between Gimbel Gym and the garage


Quaker Shaker (from 37th & Walnut, NW) American
Bento Box (from 36th & Walnut, SW) Japanese
Ali Baba (from 36th & Walnut) Middle Eastern
George's Super Lunch (from 37th & Walnut , SW) Vietnamese/American
Kim's Oreintal Foods (from 37th & Walnut, SE) Vietnamese/Chinese


Diantsi Demoboitesis Hot Dogs/breakfast
Ly Don Fruit Salad
Fresh Fruit Salad (from 36th & Walnut, NE)

Fruits & Drinks

Half a dozen vendors of jewelry and sundries, a flowerseller and two vendors of fruits and vengetables have moved from the west side of 40th Street to the east side. Also in this location is the seller of Bibles and sundries from 36th & Walnut.
These vendors are in City-controlled street spaces on Spruce Street between 36th and 38th Street, and around the corner on 38th from Spruce to Chestnut.


Magic Carpet (from 37th & Walnut) 36th & Spruce NW Vegetarian
Le Anh (from 36th & Spruce NE) 36th & Spruce NW Chinese
Casablanca (no change 36th & Spruce NE Mediterranean
Fruit Salad (no change) 36th & Spruce SW Fruit
The Real Le Anh (no change) 36th & Spruce SW Chinese
Veda's Vegitarean Delights (no change) 37th & Spruce NE Vegetarian
Taco Pal (no change) 37th & Spruce NE Mexican
Greek Lady Olga (no change) 37th & Spruce NE Greek/Amer


Pizzeria Express (from 36th & Sprunce) 38th & Spruce SW Italian/Amer
LANH's (from 36th /37th on Walnut) 38th n. Spruce/Walnut American
Korean Japanese Cuisine (from 37th) 38th n. Walnut/Chestnut Kor/Japanese
Yue Kee (from 37/Walnut/Chestnut) 38th n. Spruce/Walnut Chinese

 Academic Calendar  Children's Activities  Meeting | Conference  Exhibits
 Film  Fitness/ Learning  Music  On Stage
 Religion  Special Events  Sports  Talks

Go West! Go International! 3rd Thursdays

Where to Find the Food Trucks and Carts

Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 2, September 8, 1998