The Addams Family at Penn

An exhibition of original drawings by the creator of the Addams Family is now on view at the new Charles Addams Gallery at The Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall, (the building that formerly housed the Faculty Club), now through May 22. At left, The Addams Family in front of College Hall is a gift to the University from Lady Barbara Colyton. "Charles Addams at Penn" includes several New Yorker covers from the New York Public Library's Charles Addams Collection donated by Lady Colyton.


28 Amores Perros; 9 p.m.; Fireside Lounge, ARCH (Festival Latino de Penn).


University City District

To register, call (215) 243-0555 x229 or visit www.UCityphila.com. The fee for each session is $5 per person for UCHS members/UCD contributors, and $10 for all others. Workshops will be held at the University City District, 3940 Chestnut St.

28 Exterior Painting; 6:30-8:30 p.m.

31 Roofing; 10 a.m.-noon.


31 Comedy Festival 2001; Ana Gasteyer, host; 8 p.m.; Palestra (The Mask & Wig Club).


28 Celebrating Queer Writers @ Penn; 5 p.m.; Kelly Writers House (Kelly Writers House).

29 Latin Jazz encounter with Larry Harlow; jazz workshop 7 p.m., performance 8 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (Festival Latino de Penn).

30 Annual Rental Housing Fair 2001; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall; info:

www.upenn.edu/oclhousing (Office of Off-Campus Living).

30 Domino Tournament; 3 p.m. Bistro, Houston Hall (Festival Latino de Penn).

30 Cabaret; 8 p.m; Bistro, Houston Hall (B-GLAD; Perelman Quadrangle Programming).

30 Comedy Show; Latino comedians from west coast; 8 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall (Festival Latino de Penn).

30 Cuerpo y Alma; Latin dance troup; 8 p.m.; Iron Gate Theatre (Festival Latino de Penn).

30 Sabor; party with DJ; 10 p.m.; Auditorium, ARCH (Festival Latino de Penn).

This is a sketch of the mural that will soon adorn the wall of the 16th floor of Harnwell College House, which houses the Latin American Residential Program. Through the collaborative efforts of La Casa Latina/Festival Latino and the Latin American Residential Program, local artist Michelle Ortiz was commissioned to design and create a mural that will reflect a diverse Latino culture. Everyone is welcome to visit the mural in mid-April when it will be completed.


27 The Challenge of Latinas in the New Millenium; Julia Alvarez, author; 7 p.m.; Upper Egyptian Gallery, University Museum (Festival Latino de Penn).

28 20 Minutes on... Being Queer & Traveling Abroad; Mitchell Furimoto, Office of International Programs; noon; Bistro, Houston Hall (B-GLAD).

28 Artists as Messengers of Revolutionary Politics: Style and Content in Woodblock Prints from 1945-1998; Irish Wachs, former director of Museum of Far Eastern Art (Israel); 4:30 p.m.; B3, Meyerson (Center for East Asian Studies).

28 The Exotic Orient: Examining Stereotypes in the Queer Community; Laura Lau, ASIAC; 7:30 p.m.; Greenfield Intercultural Center (UAB; Asian Pacific Student Coalition; PAACH).

28 Making the Most of Your Doctor's Visit; John Cacciamani, Geriatrics; 12:30-2 p.m.; Scheie Eye Institute (Penn Partners in Healthy Living).

29 20 Minutes On...A League of Their Own: The National Women's Football League; Elise Betz, Penn Fund; noon; Houston Hall Bistro (B-GLAD).

29 Latinos in a Multi-Ethnic Society: Another American Dilemma?; Al Camarillo, Stanford; 4:30 p.m.; Ben Franklin rm, Houston Hall (Festival Latino de Penn).

29 Scholarship, Rebellion and the Perfect Man: Themes in Chinese Muslim History; by Avi Aziz Ben-Dor, Rutgers; 4:30 p.m.; G16, Irvine (Center for East Asian Studies).

29 Salvation: Black People and Love; Bell Hooks, author; 6 p.m.; Woodlands Ballroom, The Inn at Penn (Afro-American Studies).

29 Keynote Speaker: Leslie Feinberg; 7 p.m; rm 17, Logan Hall (B-GLAD; SPEC Connaissance).

30 20 Minutes On...Dante's Sodomites: Writing on the Margin; Frank Pellicone, English; noon; Bistro, Houston Hall 9B-GLAD).

30 Cuba & U.S. Relations; Charles Shapiro, head, Cuban Affairs, State Dept; 2 p.m.; rm 402, Logan Hall (Festival Latino de Penn).

Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly update is each Monday for the following week's issue. For the May AT PENN calendar it is April 10. See www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead.html for details on event submission.

Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 27, March 27, 2001