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May 2019

Birds: Philly’s Innovators in Ornithology & Odd Modern-Day Dinosaurs

May 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Space & Company, 2200 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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$15

George gives us the quick and dirty on the evolution of ornithology in America, and a round-up of the most fascinating bird species on the planet!

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September 2019

Marco Polo Explores South India, France and Mexico!

September 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, 237 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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$40 – $45

Marco Polo explores three countries in pictures: South India, a Barge Trip in France, and Masked Pastorela Dances of Mexico.

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October 2019

Crossing Medical Borders

October 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Space&Co, 2200 Walnut Street
Phiadelphia, 19103 United States
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Conversation and cocktails, and an insider's perspective on crossing medical borders!

November 2019

Marco Polo Explores Ancient Sites of Malta, Laos, the Russian Far East and Wrangel Island

November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, 237 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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$40 – $45

Join fellow explorers where Marco Polo travels to three countries in pictures: Malta, Laos, Russian Far East, and Wrangel Island

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February 2020

Explore with GEO: Paris in the Springtime, the Balkans and “Día de Los Muertos” – Day of the Dead, Mexico

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, 237 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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$40 – $45
Photo by Tom Tauber

Join fellow travelers sharing photos, stories, and tips about their trips to the Balkans and Paris!

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Preservation/Restoration: The National Museum of Brazil, Notre Dame de Paris, Palmyra, Gloria Dei Church

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
gloria dei old swedes church, 916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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$35 – $40

GEO presents a panel of experts discussing Palmyra, the National Museum of Brazil, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Gloria Dei (Old Swedes' Church) followed by a cocktail and jazz music to mingle with the panelists and fellow explorers.

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March 2020

GEO’s Sip & Talk with New Liberty Distillery

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tattooed Mom, 530 South Street
Philadelphia, 19147 United States
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Free
Whiskey Tasting with New Liberty Distillery

What's the science behind the whiskey? Presented by the master distiller Robert Cassell and mixologist David Birkowski, whiskey enthusiasts will learn the differences in taste and between different bottles, how the whiskey is distilled as they get to taste Kinsey American 10, Rye, and Bourbon, New Liberty Bloody Butcher.

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June 2020

RESCHEDULED! International Feast in Taiwan with bāo • logy’s Founder and Co-Chef Judy Ni

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

SPEND THE EVENING IN TAIWAN! RESCHEDULED!
Join😷 fellow GEO members over a virtual three-course meal, and hear the founder and co-chef of Baology Judy Ni talk about her food, and her native country Taiwan.

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July 2020

The Great Cities of the Persian Gulf with Tom Tauber – Marco Polo is Back

July 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free – $10
Museum of Islamic Art Doha

Travel with award-winning photographer Tom Tauber, and explore the Gulf Region through his camera. Tom will take us to some of the world’s most modern cities, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Doha in Qatar and Muskat in Oman.

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September 2020

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

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mezzo Soprano Misoon

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.

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