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Posted: May 07, 2012

Events are free unless otherwise indicated.

Symposiums & Seminars

The Constitution: Why It Still Matters. Time managing editor and former National Constitution Center President & CEO Richard Stengel will join current Constitution Center President and CEO David Eisner for an in-depth discussion on why the Constitution still matters. National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St; 215-409-6700 or www.constitutioncenter.org. $10 for nonmembers, $7 members, students, teachers. 6:30 pm Mon

Lectures & Literature

Authors

Free Library of Philadelphia.Central Library (Montgomery Auditorium), 1901 Vine St. 215-567-4341. .www.freelibrary.org. Julia Alvarez, “A Wedding in Haiti,” General $15, Students $7 7:30 pm Mon•Anna Quindlen, “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake,” 12:30 pm Thurs•Madeleine Albright, “Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948”. In conversation with Trudy Rubin, columnist, The Inquirer. General $15, Students $7 7:30 pm Fri

Screenings

Blood and Lace?(NR) USA — 1hr 27 min — in English — digital. Starring Gloria Grahame, Melody Patterson, Milton Selzer. Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr; 610-527-9898 or www.brynmawrfilm.org. General $7, BMFI members $5. 11:30 pm Fri

For a complete calendar of events, go to “What’s Happening,” at http://www.philly.com/philly/calendar

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