Philadelphia is an underrated hotbed for art, science, and culture. Home to an array of venues, museums and institutions, there’s really no good excuse to be bored in this city.
Feed Your Curiosity is a weekly roundup of events in Philadelphia that will broaden your horizons, tantalize your mind, and hopefully sophisticate you into something more than the heathen that you are. Here’s what’s going on this week.
Free Library of Philadelphia
This event is a free lecture sponsored by the Literature Department of the Free Library. It lasts from 7 to 8:30 pm and features a discussion about LGBTQ history.
This is a celebration of international women’s month. All proceeds benefit Women’s Way and there will be a curated menu of food and cocktails designed by female culinary leaders.
Trinity Center for Urban Life
Come out and experience a meditation through dance and music. It lasts from 7:30 to 10:30 pm.
The Wharton School – Huntsman Hall
Dr. Bruneau is the director of Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab at the University of Pennsylvania. He will be discussing the neuroscience and psychology of empathy and conflict as they relate to the refugee crisis.
South Street Cinema
This weekly series features a Monty Python classic about a man who wasn’t really the savior of the world. It lasts from 7 to 10 pm.
Institute of Contemporary Art
This event teaches mindfulness meditation and intention setting to beginners. It starts at noon.
Pig Iron School
This a combination of spoken word and dance into a choreopoem about black love in resistance to oppression and stereotypes. The show lasts from 7:30 to 9:30 pm.
The Creative Vine
This West Philly recreation center has served as a workplace for local artists over the past year. Come out and support the organization with this fundraiser featuring live shows and vendors. It starts at 3 pm.
Philly Improv Theater
Come out and watch these two comedy improv teams give it their best shot. It starts at 7 pm.
Walnut Street Theater
Come out and see this local theater’s adaptation of Michael Frayn’s classic 1982 play. It starts at 7 pm.