Geographical Society of Philadelphia

Border Crossings: Return to Iraq

Jet Wine Bar 1525 South St, Philadelphia, PA

Join Jill for an intimate conversation about Iraqi Kurdistan and the changes wrought by two years of ISIS aggression.

A SPECIAL BORDER CROSSINGS DISCUSSION WITH MEZZO SOPRANO MISOON GHIM: MUSIC CONNECTS CULTURES

GEO's 130th Season continues with a virtual Border Crossings event presenting Misoon.
Born in South Korea, an opera singer, professor of voice, a breathing technique expert, and the mother of two, she is also a non-profit entrepreneur with a firm belief in the power of music that benefits the quality of life.
Misoon will talk about her journey - the cultural exchange between her native country and her hometown Philadelphia;
How classical music is perceived in different cultures, how the pandemic has affected the classical music sphere, and how breathing plays a crucial role as a key element of mindfulness and coping with life's challenges.

SILK ROAD THEN AND NOW: 2200 Years in the Making

gloria dei old swedes church 916 S Swanson Street, Philadelphia, PA

SILK ROAD THEN AND NOW: 2200 Years in the Making - presented by experts following in Marco Polo's footsteps (1254–1324) on March 30th, in-person 6:30-9 PM at the Gloria Dei Historic Site.

$15 – $25