Tag: Events

Body Worlds Philadelphia

So plasticized bodies and organs are worth paying for. Well at least that’s what Gunther Von Hagens is hoping for by way of his Body Worlds exhibition that’s currently being shown at the Franklin Institute. This past weekend, The Coffee House of Friends decided it was time to regroup and head for Biology 101. If you’re minutely interested in the human body and it’s working this show is a definite must see.

Riverdance

Awesome and a little bit more. The Riverdance troupe were in Philadelphia this past weekend, and if you’re looking for something to totally take your breath away this would be it. Part of what made the show a great experience was the theme that the entire show followed. Below is a short excerpt from the storyline.

In a primitive and powerful world, our ancestors knew fear and joy and fire, worked wood and stone and water to make a place they could call home. The first peoples knew the world as a place of power. Their songs and dances and stories are negotiations with elemental powers. The first half of this performance shows them coming to terms with the world and with themselves.

World Cup 2010

It was only a matter of time before the world’s largest sporting event came to Africa.

“The game’s ruling body FIFA chose South Africa ahead of Morocco and Egypt to stage the world’s most popular single sports event for the first time on the African continent.”

Zambia has already started making plans to build three new stadiums at Lusaka, Ndola and Livingstone. Yet another positive sign of development in Zambia.