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Gay Rights MarchAn exhibition of photographs at Schlesinger Library highlights an important era of the feminist movement and adds context for eras such as our own. 

By Isa Flores-Jones '19

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It's All Over The City by Wols, 1947Robin Kelsey, who hosts a series of informal meetings with students this term, talks about his role as dean, the history of photography and the art on his mind since the election. 

By David Kurlander '17

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TALKING ARTS PODCAST:

October 31, 2016

On January 22, 2013, Harvard classmates and longtime friends and musical partners, Cellist Yo-Yo Ma ‘76, Violinist Lynn Chang ‘79 and Pianist Richard Kogan ’77 were the featured guests for “Forty Years of Music-making: The Divergent Musical Paths of the Kogan Chang Ma Trio,” a Wintersession discussion-performance at Kirkland House.

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2017 Feb 24

playwright SHARON BRIDGFORTH

4:00pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall Studio, 10 Holyoke St.

playwright SHARON BRIDGFORTHPresented by: Learning From Performers
Admission: Free, tickets/RSVPs not required; seating first-come, first-served, subject to venue capacity.
Related eventlove conjure/blues presented by Harvard’s BlackC.A.S.T., April 13-15, 21-22.

A 2016 Doris Duke Artist and a 2016 Creative Capital awardee, Sharon Bridgforth collaborates with actors, dancers, singers and audiences live during performance as she composes moving soundscapes of her ritual/jazz texts. In this artist talk, she will focus on the process of using theatrical jazz performance methodologies to explore Black American migrations queerly, sharing images and video from early workings of her piece love conjure/blues and her new project, dat Black Mermaid Man Lady/Home. love conjure/blues—which will be presented by Harvard’s BlackC.A.S.T. theater group during the spring term, April 13-21—explores a range of possibilities of gender expression and sexuality within a rural, Black working class context. The dat Black Mermaid Man Lady/Home project will acquire and gift a home to an emerging artist. The project will be in residence in the artist house for a month, offering art centered community engagement activities leading up to the house gifting.

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2017 Feb 24

Dancing Winds

8:00pm

Location: 

Lowell Lecture Hall

Presented by: Harvard University Wind Ensemble
Admission: Free. Doors open at 7:45; we will be starting with an instrument demonstration. Donations for the American Music Therapy Association appreciated!
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Come join the Harvard University Wind Ensemble for a sensory-friendly performance! In association with the Harvard Undergraduates Raising Autism Awareness.

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2017 Mar 04

Visiting Artist Workshop with Kyungmin Park

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Workshop Description:

Sculptor Kyungmin Park will demonstrate the construction of her figurative sculptures in porcelain in this one-day workshop. Park will demonstrate how to achieve crisp lines and clean, tight surfaces with simple tools. She will also explore conceptual ideas and talk about the importance of facial expression and symbology within her work. From Park, "A child's untamed imagination can create a new and exciting owrld out of a single object. The combination of an uncorrupted point of view, a strong imagination, overflowing curiosity, and the desire to push boundaries creates a very special mindset particular to children. The adult world, by contrast, restrains the formally infinite imagination by imposing responsibilities and practical concerns. Society puts limits on the way we, as individuals, can perceive things, and as an artist I an interested in expanding these confines."

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