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Sunday, December 24: The 9th Annual Moo Shu Jew Show!

Co-produced by famed comedian Cory Kahaney, the Gershman Y’s Moo Shu Jew Show returns for its 9th year. Guaranteed to fill your belly with laughs and plentiful Chinese fare, chow down on a multi-course meal in the heart of Chinatown and then wash it all down with a trio of performances from the nation’s best stand-up comedians. This year’s line-up features comedy favorites Moody McCarthyMarla Schultz, and Brad Zimmerman. Get your tickets NOW (before it’s too late)! 

Through December 15: Anna Fine Foer’s AnachroniCity in the Gershman Gallery

“Broad Street Meets Bauhaus”

Artist Anna Fine Foer will show her complex collages in the Gershman Gallery of the Gershman Y this fall, closing December 15, 2017. While the topics of her works range far and wide from science and games to terrorism, she has created a special works specifically for this exhibition with the subject of the architecture of Philadelphia. In her Broad Street Meets Bauhaus work, she emphasizes John Haviland’s classically-designed Pennsylvania Institute for the Deaf and Dumb, which became the Philadelphia College of Art, and is now Hamilton Hall the University of Arts. Works in the exhibition include, among others, En Cherchant Pokemon sur la Promenade des Anglais (Searching for Pokemon)A Space Elevator for Tintin,  and Einstein Thought Experiment in Central Park. Read more about the exhibition HERE!

Through January 8, 2018: Contemporary Cartographers: Leonardo Drew, Nicola López, Alex Kirillov 

Nicola López, “Air”

The featured artists’ cartographical interpretations displace the perceptions of their surroundings and create an alternative mapping to urban and organic scenery. Encouraging the viewer to look beyond geographic representations, these artists have reconfigured their environment to evoke a visceral sense of place. Featured artists Leonardo DrewNicola López, and Alex Kirillov — their work is on display in the Open Lens Gallery through January 8, 2018 — read more about the exhibition and the artists by clicking HERE