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Musical Afternoon with coloratura soprano Maria Lyudko at 11:00 AM

Presented by Lowell House Opera
Lowell House Junior Common Room
Runs: 10/26
Join Lowell House Opera for a Musical Afternoon with world-renowned coloratura soprano Maria Lyudko. More Details

Carrie and Otis at 2:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 10/23 - 10/26
Unexpected, and literally timeless, Carrie & Otis is a show that’s one part tragedy, two parts comedy, and three part harmony. More Details

Musical Afternoon with coloratura soprano Maria Lyudko at 2:15 PM

Presented by Lowell House Opera
Lowell House Junior Common Room
Runs: 10/26
Join Lowell House Opera for a Musical Afternoon with world-renowned coloratura soprano Maria Lyudko. More Details

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra / Mozart & Rachmaninoff at 3:00 PM

Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 10/23 - 10/26
Mozart "Overture to Così Fan Tutte"; Mozart "Sinfonia Concertante" Miriam Fried, violin, Kim Kashkashian, viola; Rachmaninoff "Symphony No. 2". Benjamin Zander, conductor. More Details

Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien at 4:30 PM

Presented by Harvard Film Archive
Harvard Film Archive
Runs: 10/3 - 11/2
For three decades, Hou’s work has explored an extraordinary range of artistic propositions: the interactions between individual and collective history, the relationship between China and Taiwan, the link between Time and Space, and the loss of reference points in a world driven by ultra-fast capitalist development, lack of democracy, submission to standardized ways of life, globalization, and new technology. More Details

Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien at 7:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Film Archive
Harvard Film Archive
Runs: 10/3 - 11/2
For three decades, Hou’s work has explored an extraordinary range of artistic propositions: the interactions between individual and collective history, the relationship between China and Taiwan, the link between Time and Space, and the loss of reference points in a world driven by ultra-fast capitalist development, lack of democracy, submission to standardized ways of life, globalization, and new technology. More Details

Boston Chamber Music Society / Beethoven, Schumann, and Tchaikovsky at 7:30 PM

Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 10/26
Beethoven - Serenade for String Trio in D major, Op. 8 Schumann - Fantasiestücke for Viola and Piano, Op. 73 Tchaikovsky - Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 More Details

Monday 10/27

The Ornithologist: Lecture by João Pedro Rodrigues RI '15 at 11:30 AM

Presented by Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Harvard Film Archive
Runs: 10/27
João Pedro Rodrigues is the 2014–2015 Radcliffe-Harvard Film Study Center Fellow/Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Fellow. During his fellowship, Rodrigues is working on his fifth feature, editing it while doing research. The meditation on spirituality initiated in his third feature, Morrer Como Um Homem (To Die Like a Man, 2009) along with the introspection induced by The Last Time I Saw Macao, led him to this new project: The Ornithologist prolongs, deepens, and revisits these two aspects, giving them an inner as well as a mythological geography. More Details

A.R.T. Presents Annual Robert Brustein Award to Rocco Landesman at 4:30 PM

Presented by American Repertory Theater
Loeb Drama Center
Runs: 10/27
The 2014 recipient of the annual Robert Brustein Award is Rocco Landesman, a long-time Broadway theatre producer, who served as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts from August 2009 to December 2012. More Details

Hearts and Minds' 40th Anniversary: Film Screening and Panel Discussion at 7:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Film Archive and the Mahindra Humanities Center's Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Seminar on Violence and Non-Violence
Harvard Film Archive
Runs: 10/27
No one doubts that our first lost war changed attitudes toward our own country and its leadership. Even before the war had quite ended, we turtled into ourselves and unprecedentedly drove out the last president, in midterm, who had led us to defeat. The book No More Vietnams was written, tellingly, not by Marcus Raskin or Noam Chomsky but by Richard Nixon. More Details

Oberon: THE MOTH at 8:00 PM

Presented by OBERON and The Moth StorySLAM
Oberon
Runs: 10/27 - 11/25
The Moth is open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night's posted theme. The brave of heart, or those with stories they're aching to tell, prepare personal, true tales. When the doors open, storyteller hopefuls put their names in The Moth Hat. A half hour later, names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage for five minutes. The ten featured stories are scored by teams of judges selected from the audience. After the ten SLAMs, the winners face off in our GrandSLAM Championships. Come sign up to tell a story, or just enjoy the show! More Details

Tuesday 10/28

Our Community Lecture with Jeremy Ogusky at 5:30 PM

Presented by Ceramics Program
Ceramics Studio
Runs: 10/28
The “Our Community Lectures” are an on-going series dedicated to celebrating scholars and organizations dedicated to the promotion of the study of craft mediums both locally and at the national level. More Details

Wednesday 10/29

Department of English: Graduate Drama Colloquium at 5:00 PM

Presented by English and American Literature and Language
Barker Center
Runs: 9/10 - 11/12
This interdisciplinary workshop sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center offers an opportunity to develop research in dramatic literature, dramatic criticism and theory, theater history, theater practice, and performance studies. Biweekly meetings consist of textual discussions, graduate student presentations, and faculty lectures. Students from all departments welcome. More Details

Installation: Santo António by João Pedro Rodrigues at 5:30 PM

Presented by Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Byerly Gallery, Byerly Hall
Runs: 10/29 - 12/4
Santo António is a four-channel installation based on the Cannes-premiered theatrical version of the short Morning of St. Anthony’s Day (2012) and can be regarded as the “phantom” of its theatrical version. More Details

Thursday 10/30

Midday Organ Recital at 12:15 PM

Presented by The Harvard Organ Society
Zero Church Street Performance Space
Runs: 10/16 - 11/20
Harvard Organ Society Recitals are performed on the organ in Christ Church, Cambridge (0 Garden St). The series is free and open to the public; audience members are encouraged to bring a lunch. More Details

master class with pianist JONATHAN BISS at 4:00 PM

Presented by Learning From Performers
Kirkland JCR
Runs: 10/30
A pianist the New Yorker has described as “playing with unerring sophistication,” Jonathan Bliss will lead a master class for undergraduate musicians. Observers are welcome; admission is free (tickets/RSVPs not required). Presented in association with the Harvard Piano Society. More Details

Francesca Harper: Master Class at 7:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 10/30
Francesca Harper is a choreographer/singer/video artist, a 2012 Living History Awardee, founder of The Francesca Harper Project, Broadway performer, and former dancer with Dance Theater of Harlem and principal dancer in William Forsythe’s Frankfurt Ballet. Ms. Harper will teach an improv master class. Participants: Prior dance experience required, free, open class. Observers: Free and open to the public. Pre-registration by participants is required. All Dance Program master classes are open to participants 18 years of age and older. Register online: http://form.jotform.us/form/32315890439155 More Details

Oberon: CIRQUE OF THE DEAD at 7:00 PM

Presented by OBERON and The Boston Circus Guild
Oberon
Runs: 10/23 - 10/31
Boston Circus Guild (BCG) celebrates Halloween with four nights of macabre and unsavory circus, live music and horror in Cirque of the Dead. Promising to be an intense evening of entertainment, this gruesome journey will feature live music, burlesque, aerials, acrobatics, juggling and two bands. Johnny Blazes and the Pretty Boys will put a soulful twist on some spooky standards on October 23 & 24, while the ever-raucous Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band will rock out on October 30 & 31. More Details

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn at 8:00 PM

Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 10/30
Banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn have mastered the deceptively intricate art of the duet. Washburn’s beguiling composing, playing and singing blend with Fleck’s riveting and virtuosic musicianship to create music that is unique yet familiar in texture. More Details

The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 10/30 - 11/9
The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria More Details

Mother Courage and Her Children at 8:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts, Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Farkas Hall
Runs: 10/30 - 11/1
Written in response to Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1939, Mother Courage is perhaps one of the greatest anti-war plays, if not the greatest play, of the 20th Century. Bertolt Brecht’s epic follows one woman’s struggle to keep her business and children alive in a drama that spans 12 years and 5 countries during the Thirty Years War in 17th Century Europe. More Details

Oberon: CIRQUE OF THE DEAD at 10:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and The Boston Circus Guild
Oberon
Runs: 10/23 - 10/31
Boston Circus Guild (BCG) celebrates Halloween with four nights of macabre and unsavory circus, live music and horror in Cirque of the Dead. Promising to be an intense evening of entertainment, this gruesome journey will feature live music, burlesque, aerials, acrobatics, juggling and two bands. Johnny Blazes and the Pretty Boys will put a soulful twist on some spooky standards on October 23 & 24, while the ever-raucous Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band will rock out on October 30 & 31. More Details

Friday 10/31

AIE Works: Artwork and Documentation from the Arts in Education Program at 9:00 AM

Presented by Arts in Education Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Gutman Library, Appian Way
Runs: 10/2 - 10/31
Artwork and documentation from the 2014-2015 Arts in Education cohort will be displayed on the 1st floor of Gutman Library for the month of October. Stop by to meet the artists and see several live performances on the evening of Friday, October 3rd. More Details

Apollo Night: The Uncut Edition at 7:00 PM

Presented by Harvard College Black Students' Association
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 10/31
Apollo Night is an annual talent showcase featuring student acts from Harvard and surrounding universities who compete for audience approval in the style of the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. The event, produced by the Black Students Association. More Details

Oberon: CIRQUE OF THE DEAD at 7:00 PM

Presented by OBERON and The Boston Circus Guild
Oberon
Runs: 10/23 - 10/31
Boston Circus Guild (BCG) celebrates Halloween with four nights of macabre and unsavory circus, live music and horror in Cirque of the Dead. Promising to be an intense evening of entertainment, this gruesome journey will feature live music, burlesque, aerials, acrobatics, juggling and two bands. Johnny Blazes and the Pretty Boys will put a soulful twist on some spooky standards on October 23 & 24, while the ever-raucous Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band will rock out on October 30 & 31. More Details

Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien at 7:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Film Archive
Harvard Film Archive
Runs: 10/3 - 11/2
For three decades, Hou’s work has explored an extraordinary range of artistic propositions: the interactions between individual and collective history, the relationship between China and Taiwan, the link between Time and Space, and the loss of reference points in a world driven by ultra-fast capitalist development, lack of democracy, submission to standardized ways of life, globalization, and new technology. More Details

Jamerican Horror Story at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard Callbacks and the Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 10/31
The Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones and the Harvard Callbacks will be putting on an a cappella jam on Friday, October 31st at 7:30 pm. In the jam, each group will sing an eleven song set, totaling just over an hour each. There will be an intermission between groups.  More Details

The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 10/30 - 11/9
The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria More Details

Mother Courage and Her Children at 8:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts, Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Farkas Hall
Runs: 10/30 - 11/1
Written in response to Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1939, Mother Courage is perhaps one of the greatest anti-war plays, if not the greatest play, of the 20th Century. Bertolt Brecht’s epic follows one woman’s struggle to keep her business and children alive in a drama that spans 12 years and 5 countries during the Thirty Years War in 17th Century Europe. More Details

Dogfight at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 10/31 - 11/8
A young marine involves an aspiring songwriter in a cruel bet that evolves into an unexpected romance. At “the Dogfight,” one soldier can take home some big winnings, but he may also break a heart. Dogfight is a gorgeous musical that examines the clash between love and friendship, as well as the importance of the final moments of idealistic youth. More Details

Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien at 9:30 PM

Presented by Harvard Film Archive
Harvard Film Archive
Runs: 10/3 - 11/2
For three decades, Hou’s work has explored an extraordinary range of artistic propositions: the interactions between individual and collective history, the relationship between China and Taiwan, the link between Time and Space, and the loss of reference points in a world driven by ultra-fast capitalist development, lack of democracy, submission to standardized ways of life, globalization, and new technology. More Details

Oberon: CIRQUE OF THE DEAD at 10:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and The Boston Circus Guild
Oberon
Runs: 10/23 - 10/31
Boston Circus Guild (BCG) celebrates Halloween with four nights of macabre and unsavory circus, live music and horror in Cirque of the Dead. Promising to be an intense evening of entertainment, this gruesome journey will feature live music, burlesque, aerials, acrobatics, juggling and two bands. Johnny Blazes and the Pretty Boys will put a soulful twist on some spooky standards on October 23 & 24, while the ever-raucous Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band will rock out on October 30 & 31. More Details

Halloween Study Break & Organ Recital at 11:30 PM

Presented by The Harvard Organ Society, Memorial Church and the Freshman Dean’s Office
Memorial Church
Runs: 10/31
A Study Break for current students, sponsored by the Memorial Church and the Freshman Dean’s Office starts at 11:30 p.m. in the Memorial Room followed by the Harvard Organ Society’s annual Halloween Organ Recital at midnight. Wear your costume!  More Details

Saturday 11/01

The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria at 2:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 10/30 - 11/9
The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria More Details

Mother Courage and Her Children at 2:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts, Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Farkas Hall
Runs: 10/30 - 11/1
Written in response to Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1939, Mother Courage is perhaps one of the greatest anti-war plays, if not the greatest play, of the 20th Century. Bertolt Brecht’s epic follows one woman’s struggle to keep her business and children alive in a drama that spans 12 years and 5 countries during the Thirty Years War in 17th Century Europe. More Details

Dogfight at 2:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 10/31 - 11/8
A young marine involves an aspiring songwriter in a cruel bet that evolves into an unexpected romance. At “the Dogfight,” one soldier can take home some big winnings, but he may also break a heart. Dogfight is a gorgeous musical that examines the clash between love and friendship, as well as the importance of the final moments of idealistic youth. More Details

Expressions: Experience at 5:30 PM

Presented by Expressions Dance Company
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 11/1
Expressions: Experience More Details

The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 10/30 - 11/9
The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria More Details

Requiescat at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum & Radcliffe Choral Society
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/1
Join us for an evening of dazzling choral works presented by the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum and the Radcliffe Choral Society, two of the most critically acclaimed choruses in the country. We invite you to enjoy a wide range of classic and modern works which span six centuries of music. This performance will be conducted by resident conductors Beth Willer and Joseph Fort.  More Details

Mother Courage and Her Children at 8:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts, Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Farkas Hall
Runs: 10/30 - 11/1
Written in response to Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1939, Mother Courage is perhaps one of the greatest anti-war plays, if not the greatest play, of the 20th Century. Bertolt Brecht’s epic follows one woman’s struggle to keep her business and children alive in a drama that spans 12 years and 5 countries during the Thirty Years War in 17th Century Europe. More Details

Dogfight at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 10/31 - 11/8
A young marine involves an aspiring songwriter in a cruel bet that evolves into an unexpected romance. At “the Dogfight,” one soldier can take home some big winnings, but he may also break a heart. Dogfight is a gorgeous musical that examines the clash between love and friendship, as well as the importance of the final moments of idealistic youth. More Details

Expressions: Experience at 8:30 PM

Presented by Expressions Dance Company
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 11/1
Expressions: Experience More Details

Islamic Society Fall Dinner at 8:30 PM

Presented by Harvard Islamic Society
Leverett House Dining Hall
Runs: 11/1
The Harvard Islamic Society has an annual Fall Dinner where members of the University and the Greater Cambridge area come together to have a catered Halal Dinner and listen to the keynote speaker. This year our keynote speaker will be Ustadh Hisham Mahmoud. Mr. Mahmoud serves as Arabic Director of the Fawakih Institute, a non-profit organization with branches in five states and growing which seeks to provide Arabic education to college students and professionals through its Summer Intensive programs as well as its year long, part-time Arabic courses. These dinners hope to foster a sense of community within the Muslim constituency at the University. More Details

Sunday 11/02

The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria at 2:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 10/30 - 11/9
The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria More Details

BLODGETT CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES: The Parker Quartet at 3:00 PM

Presented by Music Department
Paine Hall
Runs: 11/2
Blodgett Chamber Music Series The Parker Quartet Prokofiev String Quartet No.2 in F Major, Op.92 Kurtág Six moments musicaux, Op.44 Schubert String Quartet No.14 in D Minor, D.810 “Death and the Maiden” More Details

Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien at 4:30 PM

Presented by Harvard Film Archive
Harvard Film Archive
Runs: 10/3 - 11/2
For three decades, Hou’s work has explored an extraordinary range of artistic propositions: the interactions between individual and collective history, the relationship between China and Taiwan, the link between Time and Space, and the loss of reference points in a world driven by ultra-fast capitalist development, lack of democracy, submission to standardized ways of life, globalization, and new technology. More Details

Dogfight at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 10/31 - 11/8
A young marine involves an aspiring songwriter in a cruel bet that evolves into an unexpected romance. At “the Dogfight,” one soldier can take home some big winnings, but he may also break a heart. Dogfight is a gorgeous musical that examines the clash between love and friendship, as well as the importance of the final moments of idealistic youth. More Details

Monday 11/03

VERSATORIUM: A COLLABORATIVE TRANSLATION INTENSIVE with Peter Waterhouse at 4:15 PM

Presented by Woodberry Poetry Room and Poetry Without Borders
Woodberry poetry Room Lamont
Runs: 11/3 - 11/6
A week-long series of group translations and collaborative creations based on the electrifying pedagogy of the Vienna-based collective Versatorium. Authors and thinkers that will be “translated” visually, verbally, and/or conceptually include Charles Bernstein, Stanley Cavell, and Paul Celan. Attendees are welcome to drop in throughout the week (attendance need not be consecutive). Poets, translators, educators, readers: all are welcome. More Details

Tuesday 11/04

VERSATORIUM: A COLLABORATIVE TRANSLATION INTENSIVE with Peter Waterhouse at 5:00 PM

Presented by Woodberry Poetry Room and Poetry Without Borders
Woodberry poetry Room Lamont
Runs: 11/3 - 11/6
A week-long series of group translations and collaborative creations based on the electrifying pedagogy of the Vienna-based collective Versatorium. Authors and thinkers that will be “translated” visually, verbally, and/or conceptually include Charles Bernstein, Stanley Cavell, and Paul Celan. Attendees are welcome to drop in throughout the week (attendance need not be consecutive). Poets, translators, educators, readers: all are welcome. More Details

ORGAN RECITAL SERIES 2014-15 at 7:30 PM

Presented by The Memorial Church
Memorial Church
Runs: 10/21 - 4/7
Distinguished concert organists visit to perform recitals on the Memorial Church’s two world class pipe organs: C. B. Fisk, Op. 139 (2012) and E. M. Skinner, Op. 793 (1930). More Details

Wednesday 11/05

VERSATORIUM: A COLLABORATIVE TRANSLATION INTENSIVE with Peter Waterhouse at 5:00 PM

Presented by Woodberry Poetry Room and Poetry Without Borders
Woodberry poetry Room Lamont
Runs: 11/3 - 11/6
A week-long series of group translations and collaborative creations based on the electrifying pedagogy of the Vienna-based collective Versatorium. Authors and thinkers that will be “translated” visually, verbally, and/or conceptually include Charles Bernstein, Stanley Cavell, and Paul Celan. Attendees are welcome to drop in throughout the week (attendance need not be consecutive). Poets, translators, educators, readers: all are welcome. More Details

The 2014 Ingersoll Lecture on Immortality: Russell Banks at 5:15 PM

Presented by Harvard Divinity School
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/5
The 2014 Ingersoll Lecture on Immortality will be delivered by Russell Banks, a recipient of Guggenheim and NEA grants and a St. Lawrence Prize for fiction. More Details

Oberon: Shida - A New Musical in Development at 7:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and American Repertory Theater
Oberon
Runs: 11/5 - 11/25
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and OBERON are pleased to present SHIDA, a new musical in development with book, music and lyrics by Jeannette Bayardelle, directed by Andy Sandberg, and music direction by Kurt Crowley.  More Details

Thursday 11/06

Midday Organ Recital at 12:15 PM

Presented by The Harvard Organ Society
Zero Church Street Performance Space
Runs: 10/16 - 11/20
Harvard Organ Society Recitals are performed on the organ in Christ Church, Cambridge (0 Garden St). The series is free and open to the public; audience members are encouraged to bring a lunch. More Details

trumpeter/composer WALLACE RONEY at 4:00 PM

Presented by Learning From Performers
Arts @ 29 Garden St.
Runs: 11/6
One of the most in-demand trumpeters on the professional circuit, Wallace Roney holds the distinction of being the only trumpet player the legendary Miles Davis ever personally mentored. Their association peaked in 1991 when Roney was chosen by Davis to share the stage at his historic performance in Montreux, Switzerland. He will discuss his career and creative process during a conversation moderated by Ingrid Monson, Quincy Jones Professor of African American Music. More Details

VERSATORIUM: A COLLABORATIVE TRANSLATION INTENSIVE with Peter Waterhouse at 5:00 PM

Presented by Woodberry Poetry Room and Poetry Without Borders
Woodberry poetry Room Lamont
Runs: 11/3 - 11/6
A week-long series of group translations and collaborative creations based on the electrifying pedagogy of the Vienna-based collective Versatorium. Authors and thinkers that will be “translated” visually, verbally, and/or conceptually include Charles Bernstein, Stanley Cavell, and Paul Celan. Attendees are welcome to drop in throughout the week (attendance need not be consecutive). Poets, translators, educators, readers: all are welcome. More Details

Oberon: Shida - A New Musical in Development at 7:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and American Repertory Theater
Oberon
Runs: 11/5 - 11/25
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and OBERON are pleased to present SHIDA, a new musical in development with book, music and lyrics by Jeannette Bayardelle, directed by Andy Sandberg, and music direction by Kurt Crowley.  More Details

The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 10/30 - 11/9
The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria More Details

Dogfight at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 10/31 - 11/8
A young marine involves an aspiring songwriter in a cruel bet that evolves into an unexpected romance. At “the Dogfight,” one soldier can take home some big winnings, but he may also break a heart. Dogfight is a gorgeous musical that examines the clash between love and friendship, as well as the importance of the final moments of idealistic youth. More Details

Harvard Art Museums: Harvard Student Opening at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Art Museums
Harvard Art Museums
Runs: 11/6
Join us as we celebrate the opening of the new Harvard Art Museums with a special preview event for Harvard students. Students are the first to be invited inside the new museums. This event is free for Harvard undergraduate and graduate students; a current Harvard University ID is required for admission. Space is limited and tickets are required. Festive attire encouraged. More Details

Friday 11/07

The Harvard Dance Project in "LOOK UP" at 7:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
A new durational dance installation by Dance Director Jill Johnson in collaboration with Harvard Dance Project student dancers. Inspired by modernist architect Louis Kahn, Professor Stephen Greenblatt’s book The Swerve and recent research on how the brain perceives digital media, LOOK UP aims to be an analog antidote to digital overload. This is an interactive event – audience members are encouraged to attend for any length of time they wish during the two-hour installation. More Details

Oberon: Shida - A New Musical in Development at 7:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and American Repertory Theater
Oberon
Runs: 11/5 - 11/25
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and OBERON are pleased to present SHIDA, a new musical in development with book, music and lyrics by Jeannette Bayardelle, directed by Andy Sandberg, and music direction by Kurt Crowley.  More Details

The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 10/30 - 11/9
The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria More Details

Three Strikes: You're A Cappella! at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Krokodiloes, Radcliffe Pitches, and Harvard Din & Tonics
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/7
Three Strikes: You're A Cappella! More Details

Three Sisters at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center Main Stage
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
With a new translation by Sarah Ruhl, this reconstruction of Chekhov’s iconic play looks at the beauty, darkness, and perverse humor of lives spent playing make-believe. More Details

Dogfight at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 10/31 - 11/8
A young marine involves an aspiring songwriter in a cruel bet that evolves into an unexpected romance. At “the Dogfight,” one soldier can take home some big winnings, but he may also break a heart. Dogfight is a gorgeous musical that examines the clash between love and friendship, as well as the importance of the final moments of idealistic youth. More Details

Pericles, Prince of Tyre at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 11/7 - 11/9
The traveling circus has come to town! Come see the Hyperion Traveling Troupe perform Shakespeare’s timeless romance, Pericles, in the Adams Pool Theatre, November 7-9. Follow the journey of King Pericles as he struggles to reunite his family while cruel fate repeatedly tears them apart. Meet the merciless villains, colorful fishermen, and bumbling pimps he encounters on this epic journey. Join us for a night of raucous entertainment, and discover the power of familial love. More Details

Saturday 11/08

Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship at 9:00 AM

Presented by Social Innovation Collaborative
Northwest Labs
Runs: 11/8
The Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship brings together students, academics, and leaders in the field who are passionate about developing innovative solutions to today’s most pressing problems. More Details

The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria at 2:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 10/30 - 11/9
The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria More Details

Pericles, Prince of Tyre at 2:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 11/7 - 11/9
The traveling circus has come to town! Come see the Hyperion Traveling Troupe perform Shakespeare’s timeless romance, Pericles, in the Adams Pool Theatre, November 7-9. Follow the journey of King Pericles as he struggles to reunite his family while cruel fate repeatedly tears them apart. Meet the merciless villains, colorful fishermen, and bumbling pimps he encounters on this epic journey. Join us for a night of raucous entertainment, and discover the power of familial love. More Details

The A.R.T. of Human Rights at 2:30 PM

Presented by American Repertory Theater
Various Locations
Runs: 9/9 - 11/18
A new collaboration between the American Repertory Theater & Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. More Details

Dogfight at 2:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 10/31 - 11/8
A young marine involves an aspiring songwriter in a cruel bet that evolves into an unexpected romance. At “the Dogfight,” one soldier can take home some big winnings, but he may also break a heart. Dogfight is a gorgeous musical that examines the clash between love and friendship, as well as the importance of the final moments of idealistic youth. More Details

Audition for Lowell House Opera's spring production of Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades at 5:00 PM

Presented by Lowell House Opera
Online
Runs: 11/8 - 11/10
Auditions will be held from November 8-10 in Lowell House. Please bring a hard copy of your resume and headshot to your audition. Please prepare two contrasting arias or art songs, ideally one in Russian. Rehearsals will begin in late January, and performances will be March 25 - April 4. More Details

HASA Fall Feast at 6:00 PM

Presented by Harvard African Students Association (HASA)
Science Center
Runs: 11/8
Annual Fall Feast More Details

The Harvard Dance Project in "LOOK UP" at 7:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
A new durational dance installation by Dance Director Jill Johnson in collaboration with Harvard Dance Project student dancers. Inspired by modernist architect Louis Kahn, Professor Stephen Greenblatt’s book The Swerve and recent research on how the brain perceives digital media, LOOK UP aims to be an analog antidote to digital overload. This is an interactive event – audience members are encouraged to attend for any length of time they wish during the two-hour installation. More Details

The A.R.T. of Human Rights at 7:30 PM

Presented by American Repertory Theater
Various Locations
Runs: 9/9 - 11/18
A new collaboration between the American Repertory Theater & Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. More Details

"A Tribute To Miles Davis" featuring trumpeter/composer WALLACE RONEY at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Jazz Bands
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 11/8
"A Tribute To Miles Davis" featuring trumpeter/composer WALLACE RONEY and the Harvard Jazz Bands More Details

HRO: Winner of 2014 James Yannatos Concerto Competition at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra (HRO)
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/8
Winner of 2014 James Yannatos Concerto Competition More Details

The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 10/30 - 11/9
The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria More Details

Three Sisters at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center Main Stage
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
With a new translation by Sarah Ruhl, this reconstruction of Chekhov’s iconic play looks at the beauty, darkness, and perverse humor of lives spent playing make-believe. More Details

Pericles, Prince of Tyre at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 11/7 - 11/9
The traveling circus has come to town! Come see the Hyperion Traveling Troupe perform Shakespeare’s timeless romance, Pericles, in the Adams Pool Theatre, November 7-9. Follow the journey of King Pericles as he struggles to reunite his family while cruel fate repeatedly tears them apart. Meet the merciless villains, colorful fishermen, and bumbling pimps he encounters on this epic journey. Join us for a night of raucous entertainment, and discover the power of familial love. More Details

Sunday 11/09

Boston Conservatory Orchestra / Danielpour, Mozart, Verdi, and Gershwin/Bennett at 2:00 PM

Presented by Boston Conservatory
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/9
The Boston Conservatory Orchestra performs DANIELPOUR: The Awakening Heart; MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20 in d minor, K.466—featuring Ya-Fei Chuang, piano; VERDI: "Prelude" to Act I of La Traviata; and GERSHWIN/BENNETT: Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture. Bruce Hangen, conductor. More Details

The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria at 2:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 10/30 - 11/9
The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria More Details

Pericles, Prince of Tyre at 2:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 11/7 - 11/9
The traveling circus has come to town! Come see the Hyperion Traveling Troupe perform Shakespeare’s timeless romance, Pericles, in the Adams Pool Theatre, November 7-9. Follow the journey of King Pericles as he struggles to reunite his family while cruel fate repeatedly tears them apart. Meet the merciless villains, colorful fishermen, and bumbling pimps he encounters on this epic journey. Join us for a night of raucous entertainment, and discover the power of familial love. More Details

The Harvard Dance Project in "LOOK UP" at 2:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
A new durational dance installation by Dance Director Jill Johnson in collaboration with Harvard Dance Project student dancers. Inspired by modernist architect Louis Kahn, Professor Stephen Greenblatt’s book The Swerve and recent research on how the brain perceives digital media, LOOK UP aims to be an analog antidote to digital overload. This is an interactive event – audience members are encouraged to attend for any length of time they wish during the two-hour installation. More Details

The A.R.T. of Human Rights at 2:30 PM

Presented by American Repertory Theater
Various Locations
Runs: 9/9 - 11/18
A new collaboration between the American Repertory Theater & Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. More Details

Audition for Lowell House Opera's spring production of Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades at 5:00 PM

Presented by Lowell House Opera
Online
Runs: 11/8 - 11/10
Auditions will be held from November 8-10 in Lowell House. Please bring a hard copy of your resume and headshot to your audition. Please prepare two contrasting arias or art songs, ideally one in Russian. Rehearsals will begin in late January, and performances will be March 25 - April 4. More Details

The A.R.T. of Human Rights at 7:30 PM

Presented by American Repertory Theater
Various Locations
Runs: 9/9 - 11/18
A new collaboration between the American Repertory Theater & Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. More Details

Three Sisters at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center Main Stage
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
With a new translation by Sarah Ruhl, this reconstruction of Chekhov’s iconic play looks at the beauty, darkness, and perverse humor of lives spent playing make-believe. More Details

Monday 11/10

Audition for Lowell House Opera's spring production of Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades at 5:00 PM

Presented by Lowell House Opera
Online
Runs: 11/8 - 11/10
Auditions will be held from November 8-10 in Lowell House. Please bring a hard copy of your resume and headshot to your audition. Please prepare two contrasting arias or art songs, ideally one in Russian. Rehearsals will begin in late January, and performances will be March 25 - April 4. More Details

Oberon: THE BIG QUIZ THING at 8:00 PM

Presented by OBERON and The Big Quiz Thing
Oberon
Runs: 10/6 - 11/10
The Big Quiz Thing, the major-league game show that you get to play, is live at OBERON every month! Quizmaster Noah Tarnow presents five big rounds of the world’s greatest multimedia quiz excitement, including video puzzles and audio clues! Plus, there’s hope for dummies: Smart-Ass Points for wrong but funny answers. Best of all, the $200 cash grand prize, along withshow tickets books, DVDs, CDs, baked goods, and more excellent goodies.   More Details

Tuesday 11/11

Visiting Scholar Lecture with Leslie Ferrin: “Made in China: The New Export Ware” at 5:30 PM

Presented by Ceramics Program
Ceramics Studio
Runs: 11/11
Inspired by recent travels to China, Leslie Ferrin of Ferrin Contemporary presents “Made in China: The New Export Ware”, part of an on-going series of public programs featuring international contemporary ceramic artists re-contextualizing traditional Chinese export porcelain production methods and visual vocabulary independently or in conjunction with skilled Chinese artisans. More Details

Wednesday 11/12

Department of English: Graduate Drama Colloquium at 5:00 PM

Presented by English and American Literature and Language
Barker Center
Runs: 9/10 - 11/12
This interdisciplinary workshop sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center offers an opportunity to develop research in dramatic literature, dramatic criticism and theory, theater history, theater practice, and performance studies. Biweekly meetings consist of textual discussions, graduate student presentations, and faculty lectures. Students from all departments welcome. More Details

The Harvard Dance Project in "LOOK UP" at 7:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
A new durational dance installation by Dance Director Jill Johnson in collaboration with Harvard Dance Project student dancers. Inspired by modernist architect Louis Kahn, Professor Stephen Greenblatt’s book The Swerve and recent research on how the brain perceives digital media, LOOK UP aims to be an analog antidote to digital overload. This is an interactive event – audience members are encouraged to attend for any length of time they wish during the two-hour installation. More Details

Oberon: SAILOR MOON SHOUJO SPECTACULAR at 8:00 PM

Presented by OBERON and Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan
Oberon
Runs: 11/12
Fighting evil by moonlight, winning love by daylight, the Sailor Moon Shoujo Spectacular is back for its second sugoiyear. Join kawaii curators Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan for an evening of performance dedicated to one of the most influential and long-lasting shoujo animes of all time: Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon. More Details

Thursday 11/13

Midday Organ Recital at 12:15 PM

Presented by The Harvard Organ Society
Zero Church Street Performance Space
Runs: 10/16 - 11/20
Harvard Organ Society Recitals are performed on the organ in Christ Church, Cambridge (0 Garden St). The series is free and open to the public; audience members are encouraged to bring a lunch. More Details

REEL TIME: MARIANNE MOORE, POET & PERFORMER: Linda Leavell at 6:00 PM

Presented by Woodberry Poetry Room
Houghton Library
Runs: 11/13
Award-winning biographer Linda Leavell (author of Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore) will present highlights from her recent critically-accalimed biographyand then, weaving in archival recordings of Moore from the Poetry Room's archives, reveal how the formerly shy poet mastered the art of performance and, against all odds, transformed herself into a charismatic literary celebrity. A book-signing will follow. More Details

The Harvard Dance Project in "LOOK UP" at 7:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
A new durational dance installation by Dance Director Jill Johnson in collaboration with Harvard Dance Project student dancers. Inspired by modernist architect Louis Kahn, Professor Stephen Greenblatt’s book The Swerve and recent research on how the brain perceives digital media, LOOK UP aims to be an analog antidote to digital overload. This is an interactive event – audience members are encouraged to attend for any length of time they wish during the two-hour installation. More Details

Rosanne Cash at 8:00 PM

Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/13
Singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash celebrates her acclaimed new album, The River & the Thread, a collection of new original songs that connect and re-connect Rosanne to the American South, the place of her birth and the home of her ancestors. More Details

Three Sisters at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center Main Stage
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
With a new translation by Sarah Ruhl, this reconstruction of Chekhov’s iconic play looks at the beauty, darkness, and perverse humor of lives spent playing make-believe. More Details

Friday 11/14

2014 LEAD Conference at 7:00 PM

Presented by Latinas Unidas de Harvard
Sheraton Commander
Runs: 11/14 - 11/15
Reception: Friday, November 14, 2014 Location: Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH) Event Hall Conference: Saturday, November 15, 2014 Location: Sheraton Commander Hotel, Cambridge, MA More Details

The Harvard Dance Project in "LOOK UP" at 7:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
A new durational dance installation by Dance Director Jill Johnson in collaboration with Harvard Dance Project student dancers. Inspired by modernist architect Louis Kahn, Professor Stephen Greenblatt’s book The Swerve and recent research on how the brain perceives digital media, LOOK UP aims to be an analog antidote to digital overload. This is an interactive event – audience members are encouraged to attend for any length of time they wish during the two-hour installation. More Details

Bat Boy: The Musical at 7:30 PM

Presented by Independent Student Theatre Production
Farkas Hall
Runs: 11/14 - 11/23
Harvard’s production of the cult hit musical comedy will debut new material by the show’s original writers! Hope Falls, West Virginia is a tranquil farming town like any other – until half-bat, half-boy Edgar appears. The Parker family decides to civilize him, but the rest of the townsfolk aren’t so amenable to their new neighbor. And when local children start mysteriously dying, the Bat Boy isn’t the only one who’s out for blood. The award-winning musical’s writers, including Tony-nominated composer and Harvard alum Laurence O’Keefe, developed new scenes and songs for this production in collaboration with the Harvard cast and crew. More Details

Players at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 11/14 - 11/16
In this new, student-written drama, an unnamed act of war splits a city into two factions, each seeking revenge on the other. Years later, Henry, a director, tries to get his old friends back together to put up a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Instead, he finds the group split evenly between both sides of the conflict. Henry wants to go back to when the theater was home and his fellow Players were family, but are they in blood stepp’d too far? More Details

Masterworks Chorale - Orff & Whitacre at 8:00 PM

Presented by Masterworks Chorale
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/14
Program: Carol Orff: Carmina Burana and Eric Whitacre: Cloudburst More Details

Three Sisters at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center Main Stage
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
With a new translation by Sarah Ruhl, this reconstruction of Chekhov’s iconic play looks at the beauty, darkness, and perverse humor of lives spent playing make-believe. More Details

Spring Awakening at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 11/14 - 11/22
The premiere production of this gritty, new translation of the 1891 German drama follows a group of disconnected adolescents as they wrestle with their sexual identities. Suffocating inside an unforgivingly conservative rural town, they seek solace in the broken Eden of the countryside, in desperate bids for physical gratification, and in seductive fantasies of suicide. More Details

Oberon: ACOUSTICAELECTRONICA at 9:30 PM

Presented by Club Oberon
Oberon
Runs: 10/3 - 11/14
AcousticaElectronica sends the audience on a tantalizing voyage filled with sensual and emotional discoveries as elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts and immersive theater are fused with the infectious energy of the contemporary nightclub. Dancers, symphonies, aerialists, operas, and live musicians (THE WIG included) all happen aroundevery inch of the space to keep the audience guessing at every turn.  More Details

Saturday 11/15

The Harvard Dance Project in "LOOK UP" at 7:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
A new durational dance installation by Dance Director Jill Johnson in collaboration with Harvard Dance Project student dancers. Inspired by modernist architect Louis Kahn, Professor Stephen Greenblatt’s book The Swerve and recent research on how the brain perceives digital media, LOOK UP aims to be an analog antidote to digital overload. This is an interactive event – audience members are encouraged to attend for any length of time they wish during the two-hour installation. More Details

Bat Boy: The Musical at 7:30 PM

Presented by Independent Student Theatre Production
Farkas Hall
Runs: 11/14 - 11/23
Harvard’s production of the cult hit musical comedy will debut new material by the show’s original writers! Hope Falls, West Virginia is a tranquil farming town like any other – until half-bat, half-boy Edgar appears. The Parker family decides to civilize him, but the rest of the townsfolk aren’t so amenable to their new neighbor. And when local children start mysteriously dying, the Bat Boy isn’t the only one who’s out for blood. The award-winning musical’s writers, including Tony-nominated composer and Harvard alum Laurence O’Keefe, developed new scenes and songs for this production in collaboration with the Harvard cast and crew. More Details

Players at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 11/14 - 11/16
In this new, student-written drama, an unnamed act of war splits a city into two factions, each seeking revenge on the other. Years later, Henry, a director, tries to get his old friends back together to put up a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Instead, he finds the group split evenly between both sides of the conflict. Henry wants to go back to when the theater was home and his fellow Players were family, but are they in blood stepp’d too far? More Details

Bach Society Orchestra: Concert II at 8:00 PM

Presented by Bach Society Orchestra
Paine Hall
Runs: 11/15
Beethoven, Coriolanus Overture John Harbison, 4 Encores for Stan Grieg, Peer Gynt Suite TBD, 2014 Concerto Competition Winner More Details

Three Sisters at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center Main Stage
Runs: 11/7 - 11/15
With a new translation by Sarah Ruhl, this reconstruction of Chekhov’s iconic play looks at the beauty, darkness, and perverse humor of lives spent playing make-believe. More Details

Spring Awakening at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 11/14 - 11/22
The premiere production of this gritty, new translation of the 1891 German drama follows a group of disconnected adolescents as they wrestle with their sexual identities. Suffocating inside an unforgivingly conservative rural town, they seek solace in the broken Eden of the countryside, in desperate bids for physical gratification, and in seductive fantasies of suicide. More Details

Sunday 11/16

Newton Choral Society - Sweeping Horizons at 3:00 PM

Presented by Newton Choral Society
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/16
Sweeping Horizons: Ralph Vaughan Williams’ magnificent "Sea Symphony". David Carrier, Music Director. More Details

Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra concert at 7:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Memorial Church
Runs: 11/16
Phoebe Carrai, director. Featuring the Choral Fellows of the Harvard University Choir. More Details

Bat Boy: The Musical at 7:30 PM

Presented by Independent Student Theatre Production
Farkas Hall
Runs: 11/14 - 11/23
Harvard’s production of the cult hit musical comedy will debut new material by the show’s original writers! Hope Falls, West Virginia is a tranquil farming town like any other – until half-bat, half-boy Edgar appears. The Parker family decides to civilize him, but the rest of the townsfolk aren’t so amenable to their new neighbor. And when local children start mysteriously dying, the Bat Boy isn’t the only one who’s out for blood. The award-winning musical’s writers, including Tony-nominated composer and Harvard alum Laurence O’Keefe, developed new scenes and songs for this production in collaboration with the Harvard cast and crew. More Details

Spring Awakening at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 11/14 - 11/22
The premiere production of this gritty, new translation of the 1891 German drama follows a group of disconnected adolescents as they wrestle with their sexual identities. Suffocating inside an unforgivingly conservative rural town, they seek solace in the broken Eden of the countryside, in desperate bids for physical gratification, and in seductive fantasies of suicide. More Details

Players at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 11/14 - 11/16
In this new, student-written drama, an unnamed act of war splits a city into two factions, each seeking revenge on the other. Years later, Henry, a director, tries to get his old friends back together to put up a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Instead, he finds the group split evenly between both sides of the conflict. Henry wants to go back to when the theater was home and his fellow Players were family, but are they in blood stepp’d too far? More Details

Tuesday 11/18

The A.R.T. of Human Rights at 7:00 PM

Presented by American Repertory Theater
Various Locations
Runs: 9/9 - 11/18
A new collaboration between the American Repertory Theater & Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. More Details

Oberon: RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD at 7:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan
Oberon
Runs: 11/18 - 11/23
Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book, Sane New World. Drawing from her own struggles with depression and a masters in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford, Wax explains how our busy, chattering, self-critical thoughts drive us to anxiety and stress. A manual on how to survive the 21st century, Sane New World helps us understand why we sabotage our own sanity. More Details

ORGAN RECITAL SERIES 2014-15 at 7:30 PM

Presented by The Memorial Church
Memorial Church
Runs: 10/21 - 4/7
Distinguished concert organists visit to perform recitals on the Memorial Church’s two world class pipe organs: C. B. Fisk, Op. 139 (2012) and E. M. Skinner, Op. 793 (1930). More Details

Wednesday 11/19

President Carter Book Tour at 3:30 PM

Presented by Harvard Divinity School
Memorial Church
Runs: 11/19
President Jimmy Carter will be coming to Harvard to discuss his latest book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power. More Details

REINVENTING THE WORKSHOP: ANCIENT EVENINGS with Ariana Reines at 6:00 PM

Presented by Woodberry Poetry Room and Poetry Without Borders
Woodberry poetry Room Lamont
Runs: 11/19
To inaugurate our second season of the popular and provocative "Reinventing the Workshop" series, poet, playwright and translator Ariana Reines (author of Mercury and Coeur de Lion) will introduce her ongoing workshop experiments to a Cambridge audience and lead participants in the application of an  ethnopoetical and sacred texts to the creation of writing that is sincerely embodied, orally-committed, and contemporary.   More Details

Fall 2014 Emerging Choreographers Showing at 7:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 11/19 - 11/21
Featuring new works by selected student Emerging Choreographers: Sofie Rose Seymour '15 and Ilya Vidrin GSE. More Details

Oberon: RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD at 7:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan
Oberon
Runs: 11/18 - 11/23
Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book, Sane New World. Drawing from her own struggles with depression and a masters in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford, Wax explains how our busy, chattering, self-critical thoughts drive us to anxiety and stress. A manual on how to survive the 21st century, Sane New World helps us understand why we sabotage our own sanity. More Details

Thursday 11/20

Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons across Cultures at 9:00 AM

Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Runs: 10/18
War has been an attribute of human cultures throughout time, and weapons are crafted with a practical, deadly intent. Nearly as pervasive as war itself is the practice of decorating the objects used to wage it. Arts of War is a new Peabody Museum exhibition that presents the beauty and craftsmanship of war objects drawn from cultures around the world. From maces, clubs, daggers, and spears to shields, helmets, and suits of armor, this exhibition offers museum-goers more than 150 striking examples of weapons that are also extraordinary works of art. More Details

Midday Organ Recital at 12:15 PM

Presented by The Harvard Organ Society
Zero Church Street Performance Space
Runs: 10/16 - 11/20
Harvard Organ Society Recitals are performed on the organ in Christ Church, Cambridge (0 Garden St). The series is free and open to the public; audience members are encouraged to bring a lunch. More Details

Fall 2014 Emerging Choreographers Showing at 7:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 11/19 - 11/21
Featuring new works by selected student Emerging Choreographers: Sofie Rose Seymour '15 and Ilya Vidrin GSE. More Details

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra / Sibelius & Brahms at 7:30 PM

Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/20 - 11/23
Sibelius "Finlandia"; Sibelius "The Swan of Tuonela", Peggy Pearson, english horn; Sibelius "Symphony No. 7 "; Brahms "Piano Concerto No. 2", HaeSun Paik, piano. Benjamin Zander, conductor. More Details

Bat Boy: The Musical at 7:30 PM

Presented by Independent Student Theatre Production
Farkas Hall
Runs: 11/14 - 11/23
Harvard’s production of the cult hit musical comedy will debut new material by the show’s original writers! Hope Falls, West Virginia is a tranquil farming town like any other – until half-bat, half-boy Edgar appears. The Parker family decides to civilize him, but the rest of the townsfolk aren’t so amenable to their new neighbor. And when local children start mysteriously dying, the Bat Boy isn’t the only one who’s out for blood. The award-winning musical’s writers, including Tony-nominated composer and Harvard alum Laurence O’Keefe, developed new scenes and songs for this production in collaboration with the Harvard cast and crew. More Details

Oberon: RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD at 7:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan
Oberon
Runs: 11/18 - 11/23
Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book, Sane New World. Drawing from her own struggles with depression and a masters in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford, Wax explains how our busy, chattering, self-critical thoughts drive us to anxiety and stress. A manual on how to survive the 21st century, Sane New World helps us understand why we sabotage our own sanity. More Details

Spring Awakening at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 11/14 - 11/22
The premiere production of this gritty, new translation of the 1891 German drama follows a group of disconnected adolescents as they wrestle with their sexual identities. Suffocating inside an unforgivingly conservative rural town, they seek solace in the broken Eden of the countryside, in desperate bids for physical gratification, and in seductive fantasies of suicide. More Details

Friday 11/21

Fall 2014 Emerging Choreographers Showing at 7:00 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 11/19 - 11/21
Featuring new works by selected student Emerging Choreographers: Sofie Rose Seymour '15 and Ilya Vidrin GSE. More Details

Bat Boy: The Musical at 7:30 PM

Presented by Independent Student Theatre Production
Farkas Hall
Runs: 11/14 - 11/23
Harvard’s production of the cult hit musical comedy will debut new material by the show’s original writers! Hope Falls, West Virginia is a tranquil farming town like any other – until half-bat, half-boy Edgar appears. The Parker family decides to civilize him, but the rest of the townsfolk aren’t so amenable to their new neighbor. And when local children start mysteriously dying, the Bat Boy isn’t the only one who’s out for blood. The award-winning musical’s writers, including Tony-nominated composer and Harvard alum Laurence O’Keefe, developed new scenes and songs for this production in collaboration with the Harvard cast and crew. More Details

Oberon: RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD at 7:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan
Oberon
Runs: 11/18 - 11/23
Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book, Sane New World. Drawing from her own struggles with depression and a masters in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford, Wax explains how our busy, chattering, self-critical thoughts drive us to anxiety and stress. A manual on how to survive the 21st century, Sane New World helps us understand why we sabotage our own sanity. More Details

Spring Awakening at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 11/14 - 11/22
The premiere production of this gritty, new translation of the 1891 German drama follows a group of disconnected adolescents as they wrestle with their sexual identities. Suffocating inside an unforgivingly conservative rural town, they seek solace in the broken Eden of the countryside, in desperate bids for physical gratification, and in seductive fantasies of suicide. More Details

Saturday 11/22

Oberon: RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD at 2:00 PM

Presented by OBERON and Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan
Oberon
Runs: 11/18 - 11/23
Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book, Sane New World. Drawing from her own struggles with depression and a masters in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford, Wax explains how our busy, chattering, self-critical thoughts drive us to anxiety and stress. A manual on how to survive the 21st century, Sane New World helps us understand why we sabotage our own sanity. More Details

Bat Boy: The Musical at 7:30 PM

Presented by Independent Student Theatre Production
Farkas Hall
Runs: 11/14 - 11/23
Harvard’s production of the cult hit musical comedy will debut new material by the show’s original writers! Hope Falls, West Virginia is a tranquil farming town like any other – until half-bat, half-boy Edgar appears. The Parker family decides to civilize him, but the rest of the townsfolk aren’t so amenable to their new neighbor. And when local children start mysteriously dying, the Bat Boy isn’t the only one who’s out for blood. The award-winning musical’s writers, including Tony-nominated composer and Harvard alum Laurence O’Keefe, developed new scenes and songs for this production in collaboration with the Harvard cast and crew. More Details

Oberon: RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD at 7:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan
Oberon
Runs: 11/18 - 11/23
Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book, Sane New World. Drawing from her own struggles with depression and a masters in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford, Wax explains how our busy, chattering, self-critical thoughts drive us to anxiety and stress. A manual on how to survive the 21st century, Sane New World helps us understand why we sabotage our own sanity. More Details

Body and Soul at 8:00 PM

Presented by Kuumba Singers of Harvard College
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 11/22
Kuumba Singers Body and Soul More Details

Spring Awakening at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 11/14 - 11/22
The premiere production of this gritty, new translation of the 1891 German drama follows a group of disconnected adolescents as they wrestle with their sexual identities. Suffocating inside an unforgivingly conservative rural town, they seek solace in the broken Eden of the countryside, in desperate bids for physical gratification, and in seductive fantasies of suicide. More Details

Sunday 11/23

Oberon: RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD at 2:00 PM

Presented by OBERON and Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan
Oberon
Runs: 11/18 - 11/23
Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book, Sane New World. Drawing from her own struggles with depression and a masters in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford, Wax explains how our busy, chattering, self-critical thoughts drive us to anxiety and stress. A manual on how to survive the 21st century, Sane New World helps us understand why we sabotage our own sanity. More Details

Bat Boy: The Musical at 2:30 PM

Presented by Independent Student Theatre Production
Farkas Hall
Runs: 11/14 - 11/23
Harvard’s production of the cult hit musical comedy will debut new material by the show’s original writers! Hope Falls, West Virginia is a tranquil farming town like any other – until half-bat, half-boy Edgar appears. The Parker family decides to civilize him, but the rest of the townsfolk aren’t so amenable to their new neighbor. And when local children start mysteriously dying, the Bat Boy isn’t the only one who’s out for blood. The award-winning musical’s writers, including Tony-nominated composer and Harvard alum Laurence O’Keefe, developed new scenes and songs for this production in collaboration with the Harvard cast and crew. More Details

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra / Sibelius & Brahms at 3:00 PM

Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/20 - 11/23
Sibelius "Finlandia"; Sibelius "The Swan of Tuonela", Peggy Pearson, english horn; Sibelius "Symphony No. 7 "; Brahms "Piano Concerto No. 2", HaeSun Paik, piano. Benjamin Zander, conductor. More Details

Boston Chamber Music Society / Brahms at 7:30 PM

Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 11/23
Brahms - Sonata for Piano and Cello in F major, Op. 99 Brahms - Sonata for Piano and Violin in A major, Op. 100 Brahms - Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101 More Details

Oberon: RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD at 7:30 PM

Presented by OBERON and Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan
Oberon
Runs: 11/18 - 11/23
Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book, Sane New World. Drawing from her own struggles with depression and a masters in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford, Wax explains how our busy, chattering, self-critical thoughts drive us to anxiety and stress. A manual on how to survive the 21st century, Sane New World helps us understand why we sabotage our own sanity. More Details

Tuesday 11/25

Oberon: THE MOTH at 8:00 PM

Presented by OBERON and The Moth StorySLAM
Oberon
Runs: 10/27 - 11/25
The Moth is open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night's posted theme. The brave of heart, or those with stories they're aching to tell, prepare personal, true tales. When the doors open, storyteller hopefuls put their names in The Moth Hat. A half hour later, names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage for five minutes. The ten featured stories are scored by teams of judges selected from the audience. After the ten SLAMs, the winners face off in our GrandSLAM Championships. Come sign up to tell a story, or just enjoy the show! More Details

Friday 11/28

O.P.C. at 7:30 PM

Presented by American Repertory Theater
Loeb Drama Center
Runs: 11/28 - 1/4
A new play from Eve Ensler, the author of The Vagina Monologues, O.P.C. is an exploration of consumption and politics that asks, “How are we to survive as a species if we insist on destroying the world we love?” More Details