Join esteemed biologist, Harvard University professor, and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner E.O. Wilson as he discusses his latest work of nonfiction at the Central Library this Tuesday evening. Wilson has penned over 25 books bridging science and philosophy as an advocate for conservation and biodiversity. Tickets can be purchased online. Tuesday, October 28th, 7:30 p.m., $15 or $7 for students, Central Library, 1901 Vine Street.
Calling all gods and mortals: Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School presents "Myths & Monsters," a live figure drawing class, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Test out your drawing skills as amazing costumes bring the mythological creatures of ancient Greece and Rome to life and inspire you to sketch. No art expertise necessary! Drawing supplies will be provided, or feel free to bring your own. Wednesday, October 29th, 6:30 p.m., free with museum admission, Dorrance Galleries, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
From Foobooz: Tickets are now on sale for Jose Garces’s third annual Garces Foundation Gala. The event is being held on Wednesday, October 29th at the Kimmel Center and raises money for education and medical care of Philadelphia immigrants. The theme of the gala is Think Local/Give Local and chef Garces has handpicked a group of local chefs to join him in highlighting Philadelphia’s culinary talent. More details here.
Vault Brewing Company is celebrating Tim Burton this week in the best way: with themed beer & snacks, of course. They'll be serving up Burton-inspired eats, a new Coconut Robust Porter and three gourmet beer cupcakes made perfecting for pairing with their brews. Vault's staff will be dressed like Burton's film characters and you should be, too—costumed diners receive a free beer and there's a contest with prizes. Thursday, October 30th, 7:00-11:00 p.m., Vault Brewing Company, 10 South Main Street, Yardley, PA. — Aubrey Nagle
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