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Thursday 4/24

Kellie Jones: Richard Cohen Lectures (in 3 parts) at 4:00 PM

Presented by Hutchins Center for African and African American Research
Thompson Room, Barker Center
Runs: 4/22 - 4/24
"Art is an Excuse: Conceptual Strategies, 1968-1983"

The Richard Cohen Lecture Series takes up key issues in African and African American art history, bringing to Harvard University thinkers and practitioners who focus on the vital ways in which art has shaped the rich landscape of African Diasporic history, society, and thought across an array of artists, genres, periods, and critical issues. The series represents a unique opportunity to rethink vital questions of the past and to shape the related fields of scholarship anew. Newest of the Institute lecture series, it features scholars and practitioners who address the vast expanse of African Diasporic art communities through the study of contemporary works, specific historical concerns, or traditional art considerations in communities in Africa and elsewhere. Books from the lectures series will be published by Yale University Press.
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Exhibit: Helen Mirra, Hourly Directional at 4:30 PM

Presented by Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Byerly Gallery, Byerly Hall
Runs: 4/24 - 6/6
This installation, "The Other Side" by Hans Tutschku, Professor of Composition and Director of Electroacoustic Studios at Harvard University, is a collaboration with the Harvard University Dance Program. Harvard students developed poses and characteristic expressions through improvisation.

3/10, 4 PM: Fellow’s presentation, Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden St
3/10, 5:30 PM: Exhibit opening in Byerly Hall Gallery, 10 Garden St

Exhibit open weekdays 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. from March 11 through March 28.
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Friday 4/25

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at 7:30 PM

Presented by Cabot House Theatre
Cabot House Underground Theatre
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying centers on a young window-cleaner, J. Pierrepont Finch, who begins a meteoric rise from the mail room to Vice President of Advertising at the World-Wide Wicket Company. Finch's unorthodox and morally questionable business practices jeopardize not only his career but also his romance with Secretary Rosemary Pilkington.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $8.00; Harvard ID: Free (opening night only - 1 ticket per Harvard ID)
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Shaun Amyot: Master Class at 7:30 PM

Presented by Dance Program (Office for the Arts)
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 4/25
Jiří Kylián Repertory Master Class with Shaun Amyot.
Participants: Intermediate or advanced 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.jotformpro.com/form/40775074907966
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Penelope at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four men connive, plot and play for an unwinnable love, even as they face a certain and grisly death. Based on the final chapter of Homer’s The Odyssey, Penelope is an eloquent and wildly funny riff on love, life and the war at home.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors (65+): $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
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The Drowsy Chaperone at 8:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts
Farkas Hall
Runs: 4/25 - 5/4
What do you do when you feel blue on a lonely night? For Man in Chair the answer is his music, and tonight he’s selected one doozy of a record to share with us: the famed 1920s musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. With a cast of characters straight out of the classic theater of the ‘20s – a drunken diva, a Latin lothario, and jovial gangsters posing as pastry chefs, to name a few – a plot as hilarious as it is improbable, show-stopping dancing, and a rollicking score to boot, the show bursts to glorious life in his living room. Join us as, alongside Man in Chair, we laugh, cheer, and discover the truly life-altering power of theater in the uproarious musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors: $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
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Beginning at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 4/25 - 4/26
Gal and Guy attend Man's cocktail party and then everything breaks. Beginning is a contemporary retelling of creation and a reimagining of what it means to fall from grace-- and how to get your virtue back. Sometimes, it takes help from a frazzled-in-love goldfish to realize that in the end, the answer might lie in the beginning.
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THUD Island at 8:00 PM

Presented by The Harvard Undergraduate Drummers (THUD)
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 4/25
Friday, April 25, 8PM – “THUD Island” Concert in Lowell Lecture Hall: The Harvard Undergraduate Drummers (THUD)—Harvard’s “Stomp”-inspired percussion ensemble—present their spring concert, “THUD Island.” Featuring THUD originals, including Buckets, Cups, and Stools, as well as many new innovative percussion pieces.

Ticket Prices: Advance Tickets: $5.00; Door Price: $7.00; Prefrosh: Free
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Saturday 4/26

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at 2:00 PM

Presented by Cabot House Theatre
Cabot House Underground Theatre
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying centers on a young window-cleaner, J. Pierrepont Finch, who begins a meteoric rise from the mail room to Vice President of Advertising at the World-Wide Wicket Company. Finch's unorthodox and morally questionable business practices jeopardize not only his career but also his romance with Secretary Rosemary Pilkington.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $8.00
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Harvard TAPS: Encounters at 5:00 PM

Presented by TAPS
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 4/26
Harvard TAPS: Encounters

Ticket Prices: Full Price: 10.00; Students: $8.00; Prefrosh: $5.00
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Verdi – Requiem at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra (HRO) in Collaboration with the Holden Choruses
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/26
"Join us as Harvard's acclaimed choruses and symphony orchestra team up to perform Verdi's great masterwork, the Messa da Requiem. This evening of sublime drama is not to be missed!"

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $30, 25, $20. Students: $10.00
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Penelope at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four men connive, plot and play for an unwinnable love, even as they face a certain and grisly death. Based on the final chapter of Homer’s The Odyssey, Penelope is an eloquent and wildly funny riff on love, life and the war at home.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors (65+): $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
Availability Limited
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The Drowsy Chaperone at 8:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts
Farkas Hall
Runs: 4/25 - 5/4
What do you do when you feel blue on a lonely night? For Man in Chair the answer is his music, and tonight he’s selected one doozy of a record to share with us: the famed 1920s musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. With a cast of characters straight out of the classic theater of the ‘20s – a drunken diva, a Latin lothario, and jovial gangsters posing as pastry chefs, to name a few – a plot as hilarious as it is improbable, show-stopping dancing, and a rollicking score to boot, the show bursts to glorious life in his living room. Join us as, alongside Man in Chair, we laugh, cheer, and discover the truly life-altering power of theater in the uproarious musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors: $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
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Beginning at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 4/25 - 4/26
Gal and Guy attend Man's cocktail party and then everything breaks. Beginning is a contemporary retelling of creation and a reimagining of what it means to fall from grace-- and how to get your virtue back. Sometimes, it takes help from a frazzled-in-love goldfish to realize that in the end, the answer might lie in the beginning.
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Eleganza 2014 at 8:00 PM

Presented by Eleganza
Lavietes Basketball Pavilion
Runs: 4/26
Eleganza 2014 Fashion Show

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $15.00
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Get Yo' Jollies Vol. XIII at 11:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Black Men's Forum
Adams House Dining Hall
Runs: 4/26
Get Yo Jollies Vol. XIII

Ticket Prices: Harvard ID Only: $5.00; Prefrosh: $5.00; Door Price: $7.00 Waiting Line Entry May Apply
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Sunday 4/27

The Drowsy Chaperone at 2:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts
Farkas Hall
Runs: 4/25 - 5/4
What do you do when you feel blue on a lonely night? For Man in Chair the answer is his music, and tonight he’s selected one doozy of a record to share with us: the famed 1920s musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. With a cast of characters straight out of the classic theater of the ‘20s – a drunken diva, a Latin lothario, and jovial gangsters posing as pastry chefs, to name a few – a plot as hilarious as it is improbable, show-stopping dancing, and a rollicking score to boot, the show bursts to glorious life in his living room. Join us as, alongside Man in Chair, we laugh, cheer, and discover the truly life-altering power of theater in the uproarious musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors: $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
Availability Good
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Beginning at 2:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 4/25 - 4/26
Gal and Guy attend Man's cocktail party and then everything breaks. Beginning is a contemporary retelling of creation and a reimagining of what it means to fall from grace-- and how to get your virtue back. Sometimes, it takes help from a frazzled-in-love goldfish to realize that in the end, the answer might lie in the beginning.
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The Drowsy Chaperone at 7:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts
Farkas Hall
Runs: 4/25 - 5/4
What do you do when you feel blue on a lonely night? For Man in Chair the answer is his music, and tonight he’s selected one doozy of a record to share with us: the famed 1920s musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. With a cast of characters straight out of the classic theater of the ‘20s – a drunken diva, a Latin lothario, and jovial gangsters posing as pastry chefs, to name a few – a plot as hilarious as it is improbable, show-stopping dancing, and a rollicking score to boot, the show bursts to glorious life in his living room. Join us as, alongside Man in Chair, we laugh, cheer, and discover the truly life-altering power of theater in the uproarious musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors: $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
Availability Good
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at 7:30 PM

Presented by Cabot House Theatre
Cabot House Underground Theatre
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying centers on a young window-cleaner, J. Pierrepont Finch, who begins a meteoric rise from the mail room to Vice President of Advertising at the World-Wide Wicket Company. Finch's unorthodox and morally questionable business practices jeopardize not only his career but also his romance with Secretary Rosemary Pilkington.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $8.00
Availability Limited
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Penelope at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four men connive, plot and play for an unwinnable love, even as they face a certain and grisly death. Based on the final chapter of Homer’s The Odyssey, Penelope is an eloquent and wildly funny riff on love, life and the war at home.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors (65+): $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
Availability Limited
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Beginning at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Adams House Pool Theatre
Runs: 4/25 - 4/26
Gal and Guy attend Man's cocktail party and then everything breaks. Beginning is a contemporary retelling of creation and a reimagining of what it means to fall from grace-- and how to get your virtue back. Sometimes, it takes help from a frazzled-in-love goldfish to realize that in the end, the answer might lie in the beginning.
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Monday 4/28

filmmaker M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN at 3:00 PM

Presented by Learning From Performers and the Harvard South Asian Association
Farkas Hall - Studio
Runs: 4/28
Creator of the acclaimed 1999 film “The Sixth Sense” and other supernatural thrillers, M. Night Shyamalan will participate in a conversation about his career, and answer audience questions. Presented by Learning From Performers and the Harvard South Asian Association.
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Tuesday 4/29

LITfest: Breaking In: Recent Harvard grads describe life in publishing at 12:00 PM

Presented by Creative Writing Program in the Department of English
Thompson Room, Barker Center
Runs: 4/29
Dan Chiasson, Mark Chiusano, Kathleen Hale, Michelle Kuo

Join a panel of recent Harvard grads as they discuss the creative writing life after Harvard, their strides in publishing, and what it takes to start a career in literature in 2014. Refreshments served.
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LITfest: Building Lives, Building Careers: A conversation about the writing life at 1:30 PM

Presented by Creative Writing Program in the Department of English
Thompson Room, Barker Center
Runs: 4/29
Jamaica Kincaid, Johanna Berkman, Samantha Perry David

Acclaimed novelist Jamaica Kincaid and alumnae discuss writing, the writing life, and the pursuit of diverse professions. From banking and real estate development, to journalism and fiction writing, the role of literature and creativity in our lives can inform our professional development in surprising and challenging ways. Come hear how these three women have built their lives around a love of writing.
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LITfest: Digital Humanities at Harvard: an interactive Reception and documentary film debut at 6:00 PM

Presented by Creative Writing Program in the Department of English
Ticknor Lounge
Runs: 4/29
Come learn about how Harvard humanities are incorporating the next great wave of technology and presentation, as its pioneering Humanities Studios present interactive documentaries about the hidden and enormously complex operations at the Widener book depository and...
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LITfest: The Futures of Reading and Writing at 8:00 PM

Presented by Creative Writing Program in the Department of English
Fong Auditorium (Boylston Hall)
Runs: 4/29
Nicco Mele, Jeffrey Schnapp, Matthew Battles

The directors of metaLAB (at) Harvard and authors of "The Library Beyond the Book" in conversation with Nicco Mele, a thinker about social media and the evolution of communities, about what futures we face with reading and writing.
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Wednesday 4/30

LITfest: WORKSHOP: GEORGE ELLIOT CLARKE at 12:00 PM

Presented by Creative Writing Program in the Department of English
Woodberry poetry Room Lamont
Runs: 4/30
How do you capture your most profound ideas and emotions in poems? The award-winning Canadian poet leads a workshop in poetic inspiration, with exercises that link life experience and poetic expression. Suitable for both novices and tried-and-true poets.
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LITfest: WORKSHOP: JAMES GEARY at 2:00 PM

Presented by Creative Writing Program in the Department of English
Lippman House (Nieman Foundation)
Runs: 4/30
Join James Geary, New York Times best-selling author and editor of The Neiman Reports, for this interactive workshop on metaphor and meaning in your writing. Metaphor is at work in all fields of human endeavor, from economics and politics to science and psychology. Learn how to tap powerful metaphors to describe anything abstract — ideas, emotions, concepts—as well as to capture essential qualities of character. View Geary’s TEDTalk on metaphors here:
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LITfest: WORKSHOP: ANN BERNAYS at 4:00 PM

Presented by Creative Writing Program in the Department of English
Ticknor Lounge
Runs: 4/30
Show up ready to write! This workshop features hands-on exercises for freeing up your imagination, overcoming fear of the blank page, and crafting compelling stories. Anne Bernays is author of nine novels, including Professor Romeo and Growing Up Rich, and co-author of What If?, one of the most widely used guides to creative writing. A teacher of fiction writing at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, she has published essays in The New York Times and other major publications.
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LITfest: Literary Publication at Harvard: a richness of possibilities at 6:00 PM

Presented by Creative Writing Program in the Department of English
Ticknor Lounge
Runs: 4/30
For the first time ever, Harvard's outpouring of literary production is in one room. With food, readings, and copies of the latest issues, meet the creative teams behind publications that include:

The Advocate, The Lampoon, Tuesday, Thirdspace, Harvard Review, The Charles River Review and Harvard Summer Review, Satire5, Neiman Reports, Kennedy School Review, Harvard Book Review, The Crimson, The Independent
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Worldly Worlding: Curating the Imaginal Fields of Science and Art at 6:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and the Harvard Art Museums
Northwest Labs
Runs: 4/30
Lecture
by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Edith Kreeger Wolf Distinguished Visiting Professor of Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University
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Reflections at 7:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Asian American Brotherhood
Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH)
Runs: 4/30
Reflections

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $10.00
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Daisy at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 4/30 - 5/3
Amidst a nuclear bomb scare, Daisy and Lyndon seek refuge in an underground bunker. But as time passes, they learn that this shelter may be more dangerous than the world from which they're trying to escape. Daisy is the story of how a place of safety becomes a place of suffocating hostility, and of how fear of the bomb may be more deadly than the bomb itself.
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LITfest: Creative Writing at Harvard: A Faculty Reading and Discussion at 8:00 PM

Presented by Creative Writing Program in the Department of English
Fong Auditorium (Boylston Hall)
Runs: 4/30
Join Harvard Creative Writing Faculty members as they read from current works and discuss the history of creative writing at Harvard and where the program—and creative writing in general—is heading.
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Dunster Spring Jubilee at 10:00 PM

Presented by Dunster House Committee
Dunster House Courtyard
Runs: 4/30
Dunster Spring Jubilee

Ticket Prices: Harvard ID: $20.00
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Thursday 5/01

Visiting Artist Workshop with Jonathan Mess and Seth Rainville at 10:00 AM

Presented by Ceramics Program
Ceramics Studio
Runs: 5/1
Jonathan Mess, best known for his experimental works using reclaimed materials, will demonstrate his process of working with texture, line and color to create his complex sculptures. Seth Rainville will demonstrate various construction techniques, whereby porcelain provides a canvas for narrative decoration. With consideration of both his wheel thrown and hand built vessels and small sculptures, he will focus on a demonstration of his “Ink-ware” surface treatment to bring forth his narratives.

Ticket Prices: Free for Harvard Students, $50 for those enrolled in a course, $125 for Adults not enrolled in a course.

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LITfest: The Critic and the Crowd: Reviews and the Future of Literary Communities (panel) at 12:00 PM

Presented by Creative Writing Program in the Department of English
Thompson Room, Barker Center
Runs: 5/1
Parul Sehgal of The New York Times Book Review, C. Max Magee of The Millions, Christina Thompson of Harvard Review, and Jeff Howe, author of Crowdsourcing and founder of The Atlantic's Twitter book group #1book140 discuss the state of the book review in 2014, the roles of critic and crowd in building community, and how to join the conversation as a publishing reviewer.
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VES Film/Video and Animation Screenings at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Film Archive
Runs: 5/1 - 5/3
Screenings of work by students in the Visual and Environmental Studies department, including senior thesis projects.
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An Afternoon with Speak Out Loud at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Science Center C
Runs: 5/3
SOL hosts a guest poet, Megan Falley-come spit poems at our open mic or just listen.
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Sunken Garden Children's Theater at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Radcliffe Yard
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
The Sunken Garden Children's Theater will take place in the Radcliffe Sunken Garden.

For over 15 years the cast of Sunken Garden Children's Theater has performed a new student-written edition of a classic fairy tale. The company has gained a reputation among children and parents of the Harvard and Cambridge communities for high quality, high energy, and high fun! Please join us in our wacky adventures.
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2014 Arts Medal Ceremony: author MARGARET ATWOOD at 4:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts and the Harvard Board of Overseers
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/1
2014 Arts Medal Ceremony honoring Margaret Atwood, AM '62, Litt.D. '04.

Ticket Prices: Admission is free but tickets are required. Limit of 2 tickets per person. Tickets valid only until 3:45pm. Available to Harvard Affiliates beginning Tuesday, April 22nd. Available to the general public. beginning Thursday, April 24th.
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The Drowsy Chaperone at 7:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts
Farkas Hall
Runs: 4/25 - 5/4
What do you do when you feel blue on a lonely night? For Man in Chair the answer is his music, and tonight he’s selected one doozy of a record to share with us: the famed 1920s musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. With a cast of characters straight out of the classic theater of the ‘20s – a drunken diva, a Latin lothario, and jovial gangsters posing as pastry chefs, to name a few – a plot as hilarious as it is improbable, show-stopping dancing, and a rollicking score to boot, the show bursts to glorious life in his living room. Join us as, alongside Man in Chair, we laugh, cheer, and discover the truly life-altering power of theater in the uproarious musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors: $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
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The Freshman Musical: HERO at 7:00 PM

Presented by The Freshman Musical
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
A kingdom divided. A land in crisis. It’s all up to the Hero... actually no, the kingdom is a city-state and perfectly united and well, there isn’t a Hero. A producer is in crisis though, because it’s her job to find a Hero. This is Camelot reborn, but random swords in stones and/or farcical aquatic ceremonies signifying divine providence are rather unreliable. The only fair way to find a Hero is a spectacular competition. Five contestants are left, three judges are stressed, and the press is LOVING IT. These people will do anything to be the Hero. But the kingdom might just become divided, and it is all up to the Hero and so really we’re right back where we didn’t start.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $7.00; Harvard ID Holders: Free Opening Night (1 ticket per ID)
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Daisy at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 4/30 - 5/3
Amidst a nuclear bomb scare, Daisy and Lyndon seek refuge in an underground bunker. But as time passes, they learn that this shelter may be more dangerous than the world from which they're trying to escape. Daisy is the story of how a place of safety becomes a place of suffocating hostility, and of how fear of the bomb may be more deadly than the bomb itself.
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at 7:30 PM

Presented by Cabot House Theatre
Cabot House Underground Theatre
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying centers on a young window-cleaner, J. Pierrepont Finch, who begins a meteoric rise from the mail room to Vice President of Advertising at the World-Wide Wicket Company. Finch's unorthodox and morally questionable business practices jeopardize not only his career but also his romance with Secretary Rosemary Pilkington.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $8.00
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Daisy at 7:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 5/1 - 5/2
A Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club production: Three people spend a year in a nuclear bomb shelter and learn the power of fear. Reserve free tickets by emailing shelterfordaisies@gmail.com with your name, desired showtime, and number of tickets.
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Penelope at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four men connive, plot and play for an unwinnable love, even as they face a certain and grisly death. Based on the final chapter of Homer’s The Odyssey, Penelope is an eloquent and wildly funny riff on love, life and the war at home.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors (65+): $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
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Fault at 8:00 PM

Presented by Independent Producers
Squash court in the Murr Center
Runs: 5/1 - 5/3
Fault will take place in the glass squash court in the Murr Center.

Reserve your free tickets by emailing fault.tickets@gmail.com with your name, desired showtime, and number of tickets!

Who do you blame when it was no one’s fault? Dr. Freeman, a clinical psychologist on a mental ward,must confront his own childhood trauma when three of his patients’ stories resemble his own. When these patients – Bora, Archie, and Olivia – delve into the depths of their own pain, Freeman begins to see his sister, mother, and stepfather in their stories. As his reality shifts from doctor to patient, Freeman must navigate his own memories and guilt.

This workshop production will take place during Arts First weekend, and then hopefully develop towards a summer theater festival in NYC. We look forward to seeing you there.
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Luxe: Leverett Spring Formal at 9:00 PM

Presented by Leverett House
Leverett House
Runs: 5/1
Luxe: Leverett Spring Formal

Ticket Prices: Harvard ID: $25.00; Couples Discount: $22.50 (must purchase 2 tickets)
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Kirkland Spring Formal: Under the Sea at 9:00 PM

Presented by Kirkland House Committee
New England Aquarium
Runs: 5/1
Kirkland Spring Formal: Under the Sea

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $30.00; Kirkland Resident: $25.00 (1 ticker per person)
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Friday 5/02

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at 2:30 PM

Presented by Cabot House Theatre
Cabot House Underground Theatre
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying centers on a young window-cleaner, J. Pierrepont Finch, who begins a meteoric rise from the mail room to Vice President of Advertising at the World-Wide Wicket Company. Finch's unorthodox and morally questionable business practices jeopardize not only his career but also his romance with Secretary Rosemary Pilkington.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $8.00
Availability Limited
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Sunken Garden Children's Theater at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Radcliffe Yard
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
The Sunken Garden Children's Theater will take place in the Radcliffe Sunken Garden.

For over 15 years the cast of Sunken Garden Children's Theater has performed a new student-written edition of a classic fairy tale. The company has gained a reputation among children and parents of the Harvard and Cambridge communities for high quality, high energy, and high fun! Please join us in our wacky adventures.
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Our Pound of Flesh at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Dudley House
Runs: 5/2 - 5/3
A participatory legislative theater performance about imagining alternatives to student debt. Led by Daniel Koff GSD.
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Sunken Garden Children's Theater at 5:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Radcliffe Yard
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
The Sunken Garden Children's Theater will take place in the Radcliffe Sunken Garden.

For over 15 years the cast of Sunken Garden Children's Theater has performed a new student-written edition of a classic fairy tale. The company has gained a reputation among children and parents of the Harvard and Cambridge communities for high quality, high energy, and high fun! Please join us in our wacky adventures.
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Party on the Plaza at 5:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/2
Cantab Cowboys | 5 - 5:30 pm; Alex, Luke, Chris, and Friends | 5:30 - 6 pm; The Love Experiment| 6 - 7:30 pm
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FACES at 7:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Ticknor Lounge
Runs: 5/2
A visual and performance art presentation about the Class of 2017's freshman experience.
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OBERON Preview: The Weaver of Raveloe at 7:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
LDS Church
Runs: 5/2
Cast members provide a preview of the upcoming world premiere production of a new OBERON musical.
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VES Film/Video and Animation Screenings at 7:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Film Archive
Runs: 5/1 - 5/3
Screenings of work by students in the Visual and Environmental Studies department, including senior thesis projects.
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Daisy at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 4/30 - 5/3
Amidst a nuclear bomb scare, Daisy and Lyndon seek refuge in an underground bunker. But as time passes, they learn that this shelter may be more dangerous than the world from which they're trying to escape. Daisy is the story of how a place of safety becomes a place of suffocating hostility, and of how fear of the bomb may be more deadly than the bomb itself.
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Borderlands at 7:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Center for Government & International Studies (CGIS)
Runs: 5/2
Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company performs a site-specific dance inspired by photographs of the United States_Mexico border on view in David Taylor: Working the Line.
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Daisy at 7:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 5/1 - 5/2
A Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club production: Three people spend a year in a nuclear bomb shelter and learn the power of fear. Reserve free tickets by emailing shelterfordaisies@gmail.com with your name, desired showtime, and number of tickets.
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Haydn's Paukenmesse / C.P.E. Bach's Magnificat at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Radcliffe Chorus and The Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/2
Harvard Radcliffe Chorus and
The Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston presents


Haydn's Paukenmesse
C.P.E. Bach's Magnificat

with soloists Deborah Selig, soprano
Katarzyna Sadej, mezzo-soprano
Gregory Zavracky, tenor
Harris Ipock, bass


Ticket Prices: Full Price: $20.00; Students: $10.00; Seniors (65+): $10.00
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Bach Society Orchestra Concert IV at 8:00 PM

Presented by Bach Society Orchestra
Paine Hall
Runs: 5/2
Music Director-elect selection
Concerto Competition winner
Mozart Symphony No. 34 in C major
Mahler Ruckert-Lieder
Amelia Ross '14, soprano

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Senior (65+): $8.00
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Penelope at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four men connive, plot and play for an unwinnable love, even as they face a certain and grisly death. Based on the final chapter of Homer’s The Odyssey, Penelope is an eloquent and wildly funny riff on love, life and the war at home.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors (65+): $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
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The Drowsy Chaperone at 8:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts
Farkas Hall
Runs: 4/25 - 5/4
What do you do when you feel blue on a lonely night? For Man in Chair the answer is his music, and tonight he’s selected one doozy of a record to share with us: the famed 1920s musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. With a cast of characters straight out of the classic theater of the ‘20s – a drunken diva, a Latin lothario, and jovial gangsters posing as pastry chefs, to name a few – a plot as hilarious as it is improbable, show-stopping dancing, and a rollicking score to boot, the show bursts to glorious life in his living room. Join us as, alongside Man in Chair, we laugh, cheer, and discover the truly life-altering power of theater in the uproarious musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors: $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
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The Freshman Musical: HERO at 8:00 PM

Presented by The Freshman Musical
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
A kingdom divided. A land in crisis. It’s all up to the Hero... actually no, the kingdom is a city-state and perfectly united and well, there isn’t a Hero. A producer is in crisis though, because it’s her job to find a Hero. This is Camelot reborn, but random swords in stones and/or farcical aquatic ceremonies signifying divine providence are rather unreliable. The only fair way to find a Hero is a spectacular competition. Five contestants are left, three judges are stressed, and the press is LOVING IT. These people will do anything to be the Hero. But the kingdom might just become divided, and it is all up to the Hero and so really we’re right back where we didn’t start.

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Fault at 8:00 PM

Presented by Independent Producers
Squash court in the Murr Center
Runs: 5/1 - 5/3
Fault will take place in the glass squash court in the Murr Center.

Reserve your free tickets by emailing fault.tickets@gmail.com with your name, desired showtime, and number of tickets!

Who do you blame when it was no one’s fault? Dr. Freeman, a clinical psychologist on a mental ward,must confront his own childhood trauma when three of his patients’ stories resemble his own. When these patients – Bora, Archie, and Olivia – delve into the depths of their own pain, Freeman begins to see his sister, mother, and stepfather in their stories. As his reality shifts from doctor to patient, Freeman must navigate his own memories and guilt.

This workshop production will take place during Arts First weekend, and then hopefully develop towards a summer theater festival in NYC. We look forward to seeing you there.
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Daisy at 10:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 4/30 - 5/3
Amidst a nuclear bomb scare, Daisy and Lyndon seek refuge in an underground bunker. But as time passes, they learn that this shelter may be more dangerous than the world from which they're trying to escape. Daisy is the story of how a place of safety becomes a place of suffocating hostility, and of how fear of the bomb may be more deadly than the bomb itself.
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Winthrop Arbella Ball at 10:00 PM

Presented by Winthrop House Committee
Winthrop Courtyard
Runs: 5/2
Winthrop Arbella Ball

Ticket Prices: Harvard ID: $15.00; Door Price: $20.00
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Saturday 5/03

Sunken Garden Children's Theater at 10:00 AM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Radcliffe Yard
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
The Sunken Garden Children's Theater will take place in the Radcliffe Sunken Garden.

For over 15 years the cast of Sunken Garden Children's Theater has performed a new student-written edition of a classic fairy tale. The company has gained a reputation among children and parents of the Harvard and Cambridge communities for high quality, high energy, and high fun! Please join us in our wacky adventures.
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Japanese Tea Ceremony at 10:00 AM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
East Asian Languages Dept
Runs: 5/3
Traditional Japanese cultural activity involving the ceremonial preparation of powdered green tea.
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SEESAW at 10:00 AM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
The Plaza
Runs: 5/3
“SEESAW” is a dance installation choreographed by Jill Johnson, Dance Director and faculty in the Department of Music, in collaboration with students dancers in The Harvard Dance Project, and premiered in November 2013 at the Harvard Dance Center. “SEESAW” is a consideration of artifice and agnosia; was created via improvisational technologies and crowd-sourcing, and uses texts from Confucius and René Daumal to generate movement phrases and provide governing ideas for improvisational passages in the piece.The Harvard Dance Project will perform excerpts of “SEESAW” at ArtsFirst on May 3, at 10am on the
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Sunken Garden Children's Theater at 11:00 AM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Radcliffe Yard
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
The Sunken Garden Children's Theater will take place in the Radcliffe Sunken Garden.

For over 15 years the cast of Sunken Garden Children's Theater has performed a new student-written edition of a classic fairy tale. The company has gained a reputation among children and parents of the Harvard and Cambridge communities for high quality, high energy, and high fun! Please join us in our wacky adventures.
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Performance Fair Kickoff at 11:00 AM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/3
Harvard Jazz Band | 11 am Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra | 11:45 pm Welcome from John Lithgow '67 and the Harvard Marching Band | 12 pm
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Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments - special ARTS FIRST hours: 11AM-4PM at 11:00 AM

Presented by History of Science Department and the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
Science Center
Runs: 5/3
Scientific instruments tell the story of science and society from the Renaissance to the present. Of note, instruments connected to Galileo, Benjamin Franklin, William James, and Charles Lindberg.
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19th Annual Harvard Powwow at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Radcliffe Yard
Runs: 5/3
The Harvard Powwow is a student event featuring Native American drumming, dancing, and performances.
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A Midday Organ Recital at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Adolphus Busch Hall
Runs: 5/3
Members of the Harvard Organ Society present works on the historic 1958 D. A. Flentrop organ.
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American Girl Book Club: Celebrating Ballet and Books at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 5/3
Exploring a love of reading and ballet through the stories of American Girl character Isabelle.
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Chris Heller '12 Acoustic Set at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 5/3
Singer/songwriter Chris Heller '12, Quincy House Resident Staff, performs piano pop.
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Conduct a Mini Orchestra at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Steps of Memorial Church
Runs: 5/3
Take the baton and lead student musicians in your interpretation of...
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Create Your Own Ceramics at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/3
Office for the Arts Ceramics Program invites you to take the wheel and make original pottery.
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DanceFest on the Plaza: Program A at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/3
Bhangra
TAPS
Harvard Ballroom Dance Team
Corcairdhearg
Mainly Jazz Dance Company
The Flaming Gypsy
Youth: A Concept Video
Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble
(PADAME)
Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company
Ballet Folklorico de Aztlan
Harvard South Asian Dance Company
Michelle Luo and Juan Aparicio
Ankita Jain
Harvard College Hellenic Society
Harvard Passus
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Food for Thought at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard
Runs: 5/3
The Harvard Generalist "sells" yummy treats in exchange for your creative ideas.
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Harvard College Piano Society at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Paine Hall
Runs: 5/3
Members of the Piano Society perform delightful piano duets and solo pieces.
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Harvard Pops Orchestra at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
A mix of classical, film soundtrack, and popular music, usually accompanied by theatrical components. Principals: Alicia Alvero Kolski '15, Emily Hu '14.
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Harvard Story-Time Players Spring Musical at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Science Center C
Runs: 5/3
The Harvard Story-Time Players write and perform short plays for children in Boston hospitals.
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Mather Chamber Quartet at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Holden Chapel
Runs: 5/3
Classical genre, chamber quartet arrangement of two violins, one viola and one cello. Principals: Jeweliann Houlette '14, Whitney Thornburg '15.
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Music of Henry Purcell at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Memorial Church
Runs: 5/3
The Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra and Choral Fellows present a recital of Purcell and Handel.
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Round-Robin Duos at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Phillips Brooks House
Runs: 5/3
A variety of jazz duos by Chase Morrin '15 and Kevin Sun '14.
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That Body Art Thing at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard
Runs: 5/3
Experiment with making henna tattoos and being a blank canvas for body art with the Harvard College Art Society (hART).
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The Floor is Yours at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Memorial Hall
Runs: 5/3
Try out your best dance moves with the Harvard Ballroom Dance Team.
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The Intrinsics at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard Stage
Runs: 5/3
The soul band brings the sounds of Memphis, Detroit, and New Orleans to Cambridge. Principals: Ethan Simon '16, Rachel Horn '14, Nadia Urrea '17, Jeremy Sabath '16, Tree Palmedo '16.
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Theater Games and Music at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard
Runs: 5/3
Engage in interactive artistry with students from the Arts in Education Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education.
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Three Letter Acronym Improv Extravaganza at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Cambridge Queen's Head
Runs: 5/3
A long form improvisation by the team. Principals: Gideon Nachman '16, Zachary Braz‹o '16, Alex Lee '17, Eamon Linskey '17.
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Your Solo is Waiting, Get in on the Drama at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard
Runs: 5/3
Enjoy the limelights on center stage with actors from Hyperion Shakespeare.
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Acoustic Singer-songwriter at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Phillips Brooks House
Runs: 5/3
Original acoustic guitar and vocals by Jen Guidera '15.
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DanceFest on the Plaza: Program A at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/3
Bhangra
TAPS
Harvard Ballroom Dance Team
Corcairdhearg
Mainly Jazz Dance Company
The Flaming Gypsy
Youth: A Concept Video
Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble
(PADAME)
Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company
Ballet Folklorico de Aztlan
Harvard South Asian Dance Company
Michelle Luo and Juan Aparicio
Ankita Jain
Harvard College Hellenic Society
Harvard Passus
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Harvard College Piano Society at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Paine Hall
Runs: 5/3
Members of the Piano Society perform delightful piano duets and solo pieces.
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Harvard-Radcliffe MIHNUET (Music in Hospitals and Nursing Homes Using Entertainment as Therapy) at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Science Center C
Runs: 5/3
Showcase of pieces typically performed on weekly trips to local nursing homes.
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HCSUCS Presents: The Artsy Show at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Cambridge Queen's Head
Runs: 5/3
Members of the Harvard College Stand-up Comics Society perform original stand-up comedy. Principals: Ben Martin '15, Dan Fitzpatrick '15, Sierra Katow '16, Manny Fox Morone '14.
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Miles Hewitt '17 at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 5/3
Singer/songwriter performs original songs from his record Empire released last summer.
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Mozart Society Orchestra at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
Selections from our spring season. Principals: Maxwell Phillips '15.
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Shani A Cappella at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Adolphus Busch Hall
Runs: 5/3
Traditional Jewish folk songs and modern Israeli pop.
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Songs and Arias at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Holden Chapel
Runs: 5/3
Liv Redpath '14 and Melanie Burbules (BU) sing art songs and arias with Jessica Rucinski '13 at the piano.
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The Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert & Sullivan Players at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Holden Chapel
Runs: 5/3
A revue of favorites from Gilbert & Sullivan. Principals: Eric Padilla '14, Allison Ray '14, Camille Crossot '16, Kevin Hilgartner '16, Alex Raun '17.
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The River Charles Ensemble at 1:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
A conductor-less chamber orchestra, performing selections from Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin.
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The Freshman Musical: HERO at 2:00 PM

Presented by The Freshman Musical
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
A kingdom divided. A land in crisis. It’s all up to the Hero... actually no, the kingdom is a city-state and perfectly united and well, there isn’t a Hero. A producer is in crisis though, because it’s her job to find a Hero. This is Camelot reborn, but random swords in stones and/or farcical aquatic ceremonies signifying divine providence are rather unreliable. The only fair way to find a Hero is a spectacular competition. Five contestants are left, three judges are stressed, and the press is LOVING IT. These people will do anything to be the Hero. But the kingdom might just become divided, and it is all up to the Hero and so really we’re right back where we didn’t start.

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BluePrint: Showcase of Christianity in Rock Music at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Cambridge Queen's Head
Runs: 5/3
BluePrint-Under Construction's rock band-performs mainstream and Christian rock. Principals: Ji Su Yoo '15, Una Kim '15, Andy Kim '17, Dan Henderson '15, Charlene Hong '14.
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Camerata Obscura at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Adolphus Busch Hall
Runs: 5/3
Eight singers perform 4-8 part Renaissance polyphony.
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DanceFest on the Plaza: Program A at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/3
Bhangra
TAPS
Harvard Ballroom Dance Team
Corcairdhearg
Mainly Jazz Dance Company
The Flaming Gypsy
Youth: A Concept Video
Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble
(PADAME)
Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company
Ballet Folklorico de Aztlan
Harvard South Asian Dance Company
Michelle Luo and Juan Aparicio
Ankita Jain
Harvard College Hellenic Society
Harvard Passus
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Harvard KeyChange at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Memorial Church
Runs: 5/3
a cappella performance of R&B, hip-hop, neo-soul, and Motown. Principals: Lindiwe Rennert '14, Stephen Kim '15, Antonia Hylton '15, Elizabeth Leimkhueler '15, Amber Wade '16.
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Mozart Society Orchestra at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
Selections from our spring season. Principals: Maxwell Phillips '15.
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On Harvard Time: Live at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Science Center C
Runs: 5/3
Live performance of Harvard's best (and only) comedy news show.
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RecKlez: Harvard's Premier Klezmer Band at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard Stage
Runs: 5/3
Harvard's only Klezmer band plays Eastern European Jewish folk music, from "Dona Dona" to "Ale Brider." Principals: Justin Szasz '17, Sandra Korn '14, Daniel Steinbrook '12.
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Revolving Door Improvisations at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Holden Chapel
Runs: 5/3
A long-form, tag-team improvisation featuring a variety of musicians. Principals: Kevin Sun '14, George Meyer '15, Tree Palmedo '16, Laila Smith '17, Roger Diebold SEAS.
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Symmetry Breaking at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Farkas Hall
Runs: 5/3 - 5/4
Symmetry Breaking is an original performance installation within the building of Farkas Hall. Its performances will mark the culmination of a creative thesis for a joint Physics and Math concentration. It explores the concept of the Higgs boson, the celebrated newly-discovered particle, using a variety of perspectives characterized by a fusion of performing, visual and digital arts. Audience members will have the freedom to explore the space as they choose, stitching together a unique narrative from scenes they encounter. Touching upon the nature of scientific inquiry, the creative process and its destructive capacity, our fascination with origins, poetry, the limitations of communication and more through the lenses of dance, illustration, music, technology, and performance, the installation aims to create a comfortable space in which we can engage with physics and art together in new ways.
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Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker for Two Pianos at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Paine Hall
Runs: 5/3
A virtuosic arrangement of The Nutcracker Suite for two pianos, performed by Jason Lee '16 and Sitan Chen '16.
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Veri's Songs at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 5/3
Acoustic pop songs written and performed by Veri Seo '15 on keyboard and guitar.
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VoiceLab A Cappella at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Phillips Brooks House
Runs: 5/3
VoiceLab (GSAS) is Harvard's premiere grad student a cappella group.
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'Cliffe Notes Jam at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Phillips Brooks House
Runs: 5/3
The all-female RCS 'Cliffe Notes present modern and classic a cappella songs.
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Bach Cantata at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Adolphus Busch Hall
Runs: 5/3
A cantata performance by the Harvard Early Music Society. Principals: Sumire Hirotsuru '16; Liv Redpath '14; Connor Harris '16, Jess Rucinski '13, Taiga Abe '17.
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Bring Me Back at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Cambridge Queen's Head
Runs: 5/3
A selection of songs from the R&B, soul, and jazz genres. Principals: Cynthia Meng '15, Erich Dylus '14, Eli Kozminsky '14.
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DanceFest on the Plaza: Program A at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/3
Bhangra
TAPS
Harvard Ballroom Dance Team
Corcairdhearg
Mainly Jazz Dance Company
The Flaming Gypsy
Youth: A Concept Video
Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble
(PADAME)
Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company
Ballet Folklorico de Aztlan
Harvard South Asian Dance Company
Michelle Luo and Juan Aparicio
Ankita Jain
Harvard College Hellenic Society
Harvard Passus
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Harvard Chinese Music Ensemble at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Memorial Church
Runs: 5/3
Traditional and modern Chinese pieces performed on traditional Chinese instruments. Principals: Wesley Chen '14, Alexandra Foote '15, Hursuong Vongsachang '16, Serena Blacklow '17, Christian Sidak '17.
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Harvard Krokodiloes at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard Stage
Runs: 5/3
Harvard's oldest a cappella group performs popular works from the Great American Songbook.
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Harvard Speaks: A Journey Through Self-Expression! at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Science Center C
Runs: 5/3
Harvard students speak on their paths to self-expression through art.
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New Works for Voice and Piano at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Paine Hall
Runs: 5/3
New compositions for voice and piano with texts by 20th century American poets. Principals: Jake Wilder-Smith '16, Levi Roth '14, Andy Troska '17, Camille Crossot '16, Allison Ray '14.
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No One's Writing Theses Anymore at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 5/3
Singer/songwriter performances by Kyra Atekwana '14, Kait Boudah '15, Simon de Carvalho '14.
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Taiko at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Holden Chapel
Runs: 5/3
Traditional and contemporary music for taiko and fue ( Japanese drums and flute) by Carol Jin-Jin Chiu GSD and Ellie Tiglao.
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Three Improvisations at 2:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
Three improvisational compositions, each featuring a different instrument as soloist. Principals: Auburn Lee '17, Taiga Abe '17, Garrett Parish '17.
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3 Part at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Cambridge Queen's Head
Runs: 5/3
Three-part female harmony group with guitar accompaniment. Principals: Lami Olatuniji '14, Bethy Dereje '14, Lindiwe Rennert '14.
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An Afternoon with Speak Out Loud at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Science Center C
Runs: 5/3
SOL hosts a guest poet, Megan Falley-come spit poems at our open mic or just listen.
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Cello Choir at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Paine Hall
Runs: 5/3
The Harvard Cello Choir performs Impromptu by Klengel and Libertango by Piazzola, arranged by John Lee '16.
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DanceFest on the Plaza: Program B at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/3
Bhangra
Harvard Breakers
Harvard Ballet Company
Lea
Mainly Jazz Dance Company
Asian American Dance Troupe
Expressions Dance Company
Capoeira
Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble
(PADAME)
Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company
Harvard Crimson Dance Team
Middle Eastern
High Pressure by Arthur Moore
When the Sun Rises
Harvard Passus
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Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones A Cappella Performance at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Adolphus Busch Hall
Runs: 5/3
One of Harvard's premier a cappella groups, known for diverse musical styles. Principals: Sandy Uwimana '14, William Horton '15, Hannah Mohd-Amir '16, Julia Biedry '16, Steve Burke '14.
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No One's Writing Theses Anymore at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 5/3
Singer/songwriter performances by Kyra Atekwana '14, Kait Boudah '15, Simon de Carvalho '14.
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Pop Partitas at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Phillips Brooks House
Runs: 5/3
Solo violin melodies played by Shannon Lytle '16 over a medley of pop, electronic, and dubstep music.
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The Harvard Wind Ensemble at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
Original student compositions inspired by timeless dances.
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The Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert & Sullivan Players at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Holden Chapel
Runs: 5/3
A revue of favorites from Gilbert & Sullivan. Principals: Eric Padilla '14, Allison Ray '14, Camille Crossot '16, Kevin Hilgartner '16, Alex Raun '17.
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The Radcliffe Pitches at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard Stage
Runs: 5/3
Performance by Harvard's oldest all-female a cappella group.
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Under Construction A Cappella at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Memorial Church
Runs: 5/3
Christian a cappella performance including a variety of genres. Principals: Charlene Hong '14, Eric Graves '14, Ji Su Yoo '15, Lauren Mandaville '17, Joan Zhang '17.
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An Afternoon with Speak Out Loud at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Science Center C
Runs: 5/3
SOL hosts a guest poet, Megan Falley-come spit poems at our open mic or just listen.
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Brattle Street Chamber Players Showcase at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
A performance by the undergraduate string ensemble.
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DanceFest on the Plaza: Program B at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/3
Bhangra
Harvard Breakers
Harvard Ballet Company
Lea
Mainly Jazz Dance Company
Asian American Dance Troupe
Expressions Dance Company
Capoeira
Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble
(PADAME)
Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company
Harvard Crimson Dance Team
Middle Eastern
High Pressure by Arthur Moore
When the Sun Rises
Harvard Passus
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Dunster House Opera at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Holden Chapel
Runs: 5/3
Members of DHO's Cosi fan Tutte perform selections from the opera. Principals: Allison Ray '14, Amelia Ross '14, Eric Padilla '14, Camille Crossot '16, Andrew Troska '17.
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Harvard Din and Tonics Jazz A Cappella at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard Stage
Runs: 5/3
A cappella performance by the premier all-male group.
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Harvard Fallen Angels at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Memorial Church
Runs: 5/3
An all-female a cappella group performs contemporary music.
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Harvard Glee Club Lite at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Adolphus Busch Hall
Runs: 5/3
All-male contemporary a cappella.
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iiii at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Cambridge Queen's Head
Runs: 5/3
A band of four performs original music with influences from Bach to Dr. Seuss. Principals: Laila Smith '17, Paul Bloom (Columbia), Connor Schultze (MSM), Jeremy Dutton (New School).
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Shostakovich Cello Sonata at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Paine Hall
Runs: 5/3
Movement I, Allegro non troppo, and Movement II, Allegro, performed by Elizabeth Mahon '16 and Amir Bitran '16.
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Phillips Brooks House
Runs: 5/3
A comedic piece that squeezes the whole Shakespearean canon into one performance. Principals: Taylor Cressler '14, Matt Barrieau '16.
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The Noteables at 3:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 5/3
Songs from musical theater and musical cinema.
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American Girl Book Club: Celebrating Ballet and Books at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Dance Center
Runs: 5/3
Exploring a love of reading and ballet through the stories of American Girl character Isabelle.
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DanceFest on the Plaza: Program B at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/3
Bhangra
Harvard Breakers
Harvard Ballet Company
Lea
Mainly Jazz Dance Company
Asian American Dance Troupe
Expressions Dance Company
Capoeira
Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble
(PADAME)
Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company
Harvard Crimson Dance Team
Middle Eastern
High Pressure by Arthur Moore
When the Sun Rises
Harvard Passus
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Harvard LowKeys at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 5/3
a cappella showcase. Principals: Alyssa N. Reimer '14, Meghan Magee '15, William Corbett '16, Annie Arrighi-Allisan '15, Ahmed Zaeem '16.
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Harvard University Flute Ensemble at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
HUFE performs works featuring various types of flutes.
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Harvard VoxJazz at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard Stage
Runs: 5/3
A six-person vocal ensemble dedicated to the performance of challenging jazz arrangements.
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John Adams' Hallelujah Junction at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Paine Hall
Runs: 5/3
Interlocking phrases in this two-piano duet echo the rhythms of spoken language. Principals: Benjamin Marks Woo '13, Rachel Wong '15.
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Knoxville Summer 1915 at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Holden Chapel
Runs: 5/3
Solo soprano recital of Samuel Barber's "Knoxville: Summer of 1915" by Charlotte McKechnie '15, with Hilary Finucane '09.
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Lambda Singers at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Adolphus Busch Hall
Runs: 5/3
Chamber choir music from the Renaissance. Principals: Melanie Rucinski '15, Jordan Abbasi '17, Nicholas Lee '15.
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On Thin Ice Improv at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Cambridge Queen's Head
Runs: 5/3
On Thin Ice performs short-form improv comedy! Please do not bring animals, even talking animals. Principals: Gus Mayopolous '15, Sam Clark '15.
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The Harvard Callbacks at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Memorial Church
Runs: 5/3
Co-ed contemporary a cappella by fourteen undergraduates.
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The Lighthouse Keepers at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Phillips Brooks House
Runs: 5/3
Folk, indie, and alternative music with violin, ukulele, and guitar. Principals: Abby Westover '17, Ella Duncan '17, Colby Knight '17, Taylor Carol '17.
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Our Pound of Flesh at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Dudley House
Runs: 5/2 - 5/3
A participatory legislative theater performance about imagining alternatives to student debt. Led by Daniel Koff GSD.
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An Afternoon with Speak Out Loud at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Science Center C
Runs: 5/3
SOL hosts a guest poet, Megan Falley-come spit poems at our open mic or just listen.
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By the Fireside at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Yard Stage
Runs: 5/3
Folktale, singing, percussion and dance by the Harvard Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble (PADAME). Principals: Jinzhao Wang '14, Aisha Lee '15, Sarah Odunga '16, Kimberly Mihayo '15, Iyeyinka Omigbodun '16.
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Classical Piano Performance by Layla Siraj '16 at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Paine Hall
Runs: 5/3
A collection of classical piano pieces.
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Collegium Underground: A Pop Performance at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Lowell Lecture Hall
Runs: 5/3
Upbeat and fun a cappella repertoire. Principals: Maura Church '14, Pamela Chen '16.
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DanceFest on the Plaza: Program B at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/3
Bhangra
Harvard Breakers
Harvard Ballet Company
Lea
Mainly Jazz Dance Company
Asian American Dance Troupe
Expressions Dance Company
Capoeira
Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble
(PADAME)
Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company
Harvard Crimson Dance Team
Middle Eastern
High Pressure by Arthur Moore
When the Sun Rises
Harvard Passus
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Dudley Consort Brings Sexy Back at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Adolphus Busch Hall
Runs: 5/3
Performance of little-known sexually frank madrigals from Gardano's 1542 and 1543 anthologies. Principal: James Blasina, GSAS.
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Falling Flowers, Night Contemporary Chinese Music at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Holden Chapel
Runs: 5/3
A contemporary yangqin piece composed by Wang Se, arranged with piano by Lin Yu, and performed by Reylon Yount '16 and Jennifer Tu '16.
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Harvard Mirch at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Memorial Church
Runs: 5/3
An a cappella group combining the best of South Asian and Western pop music.
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Magniphy @ ARTS FIRST at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Cambridge Queen's Head
Runs: 5/3
Magniphy performs a mix of classic rock, R&B, top 40, and a touch of jazz. Principals: Gita Bhattacharya '16, Tomo Kazahaya '16, Julian Salazar '16, Advik Shreekumar '16, Rose Whitcomb '16.
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The Harvard Opportunes at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Phillips Brooks House
Runs: 5/3
Harvard's oldest coed a cappella group, singing mostly modern/pop music. Principals: Dylan Schaffer '16, Erin Aoyama '15, Sarah Reid '15.
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THUD at 4:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
The Harvard Undergraduate Drummers (THUD) perform an unconventional and exciting percussion piece. Principals: Dylan Munro '16, Caitlin Andrews '16, Ian Dunn '14, Alex Amis '15, Justin Oliver '16.
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IGP Dinner Party Show at 6:30 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH)
Runs: 5/3
A dynamic, all-improvised performance served alongside a yummy catered dinner.
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VES Film/Video and Animation Screenings at 7:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Harvard Film Archive
Runs: 5/1 - 5/3
Screenings of work by students in the Visual and Environmental Studies department, including senior thesis projects.
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Daisy at 7:30 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Experimental Theater
Runs: 4/30 - 5/3
Amidst a nuclear bomb scare, Daisy and Lyndon seek refuge in an underground bunker. But as time passes, they learn that this shelter may be more dangerous than the world from which they're trying to escape. Daisy is the story of how a place of safety becomes a place of suffocating hostility, and of how fear of the bomb may be more deadly than the bomb itself.
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at 7:30 PM

Presented by Cabot House Theatre
Cabot House Underground Theatre
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying centers on a young window-cleaner, J. Pierrepont Finch, who begins a meteoric rise from the mail room to Vice President of Advertising at the World-Wide Wicket Company. Finch's unorthodox and morally questionable business practices jeopardize not only his career but also his romance with Secretary Rosemary Pilkington.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $8.00
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My Soul Is Anchored at 8:00 PM

Presented by Kuumba Singers of Harvard College
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
Join the Kuumba Singers for a night of music and other forms of expression celebrating black creativity and spirituality in an annual Spring Concert honoring of the legacy of Dean Epps, one of the first black administrators at the College.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00

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Penelope at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Loeb Drama Center
Runs: 4/25 - 5/3
At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four men connive, plot and play for an unwinnable love, even as they face a certain and grisly death. Based on the final chapter of Homer’s The Odyssey, Penelope is an eloquent and wildly funny riff on love, life and the war at home.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors (65+): $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
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The Drowsy Chaperone at 8:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts
Farkas Hall
Runs: 4/25 - 5/4
What do you do when you feel blue on a lonely night? For Man in Chair the answer is his music, and tonight he’s selected one doozy of a record to share with us: the famed 1920s musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. With a cast of characters straight out of the classic theater of the ‘20s – a drunken diva, a Latin lothario, and jovial gangsters posing as pastry chefs, to name a few – a plot as hilarious as it is improbable, show-stopping dancing, and a rollicking score to boot, the show bursts to glorious life in his living room. Join us as, alongside Man in Chair, we laugh, cheer, and discover the truly life-altering power of theater in the uproarious musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors: $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
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The Freshman Musical: HERO at 8:00 PM

Presented by The Freshman Musical
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
A kingdom divided. A land in crisis. It’s all up to the Hero... actually no, the kingdom is a city-state and perfectly united and well, there isn’t a Hero. A producer is in crisis though, because it’s her job to find a Hero. This is Camelot reborn, but random swords in stones and/or farcical aquatic ceremonies signifying divine providence are rather unreliable. The only fair way to find a Hero is a spectacular competition. Five contestants are left, three judges are stressed, and the press is LOVING IT. These people will do anything to be the Hero. But the kingdom might just become divided, and it is all up to the Hero and so really we’re right back where we didn’t start.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $7.00
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Fault at 8:00 PM

Presented by Independent Producers
Squash court in the Murr Center
Runs: 5/1 - 5/3
Fault will take place in the glass squash court in the Murr Center.

Reserve your free tickets by emailing fault.tickets@gmail.com with your name, desired showtime, and number of tickets!

Who do you blame when it was no one’s fault? Dr. Freeman, a clinical psychologist on a mental ward,must confront his own childhood trauma when three of his patients’ stories resemble his own. When these patients – Bora, Archie, and Olivia – delve into the depths of their own pain, Freeman begins to see his sister, mother, and stepfather in their stories. As his reality shifts from doctor to patient, Freeman must navigate his own memories and guilt.

This workshop production will take place during Arts First weekend, and then hopefully develop towards a summer theater festival in NYC. We look forward to seeing you there.
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Adams House Spring Formal: Come Fly With Us at 10:00 PM

Presented by Adams House Committee
Adams House
Runs: 5/3
Adams House Spring Formal: Come Fly With Us

Ticket Prices: Harvard ID: $15.00
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Sunday 5/04

Sunken Garden Children's Theater at 10:00 AM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Radcliffe Yard
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
The Sunken Garden Children's Theater will take place in the Radcliffe Sunken Garden.

For over 15 years the cast of Sunken Garden Children's Theater has performed a new student-written edition of a classic fairy tale. The company has gained a reputation among children and parents of the Harvard and Cambridge communities for high quality, high energy, and high fun! Please join us in our wacky adventures.
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Sunken Garden Children's Theater at 11:00 AM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Radcliffe Yard
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
The Sunken Garden Children's Theater will take place in the Radcliffe Sunken Garden.

For over 15 years the cast of Sunken Garden Children's Theater has performed a new student-written edition of a classic fairy tale. The company has gained a reputation among children and parents of the Harvard and Cambridge communities for high quality, high energy, and high fun! Please join us in our wacky adventures.
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Russian Bellringing Concert at 1:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Lowell House
Runs: 5/4
Traditional Russian peals and concert, featuring head bellringer from St. Danilov monastery in Moscow.
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The Drowsy Chaperone at 2:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts
Farkas Hall
Runs: 4/25 - 5/4
What do you do when you feel blue on a lonely night? For Man in Chair the answer is his music, and tonight he’s selected one doozy of a record to share with us: the famed 1920s musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. With a cast of characters straight out of the classic theater of the ‘20s – a drunken diva, a Latin lothario, and jovial gangsters posing as pastry chefs, to name a few – a plot as hilarious as it is improbable, show-stopping dancing, and a rollicking score to boot, the show bursts to glorious life in his living room. Join us as, alongside Man in Chair, we laugh, cheer, and discover the truly life-altering power of theater in the uproarious musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $12.00; Students: $8.00; Seniors: $8.00; Harvard ID: $8.00
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The Freshman Musical: HERO at 2:00 PM

Presented by The Freshman Musical
Agassiz Theatre
Runs: 5/1 - 5/4
A kingdom divided. A land in crisis. It’s all up to the Hero... actually no, the kingdom is a city-state and perfectly united and well, there isn’t a Hero. A producer is in crisis though, because it’s her job to find a Hero. This is Camelot reborn, but random swords in stones and/or farcical aquatic ceremonies signifying divine providence are rather unreliable. The only fair way to find a Hero is a spectacular competition. Five contestants are left, three judges are stressed, and the press is LOVING IT. These people will do anything to be the Hero. But the kingdom might just become divided, and it is all up to the Hero and so really we’re right back where we didn’t start.

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Vijay Iyer: Jazz on the Plaza at 2:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza
Runs: 5/4
Stake out a place on the Plaza for an afternoon of exuberant jazz performed by Grammy-nominated composer, pianist, and Harvard professor Vijay Iyer. Hailed as one of "today's most important pianists... extravagantly gifted... brilliantly eclectic"(The New Yorker), Iyer combines an offbeat and diverse range of rhythms, melodies, and musical traditions to create the improvisation-driven jazz that expresses his highly inventive and whimsical musical sensibility.

Don't miss the opportunity for a sneak preview of this extraordinary talents latest creative work before the Vijay Iyer Sextet performs at the Newport Jazz Festival this summer. Joining Iyer on the Plaza for an electric ARTS FIRST performance are Graham Haynes, cornet; Mark Shim, tenor sax; Steve Lehman, soprano sax; Harish Raghavan, bass; and Tyshawn Sorey, drums. These musicians will raise the Plaza Tent roof to cap the ARTS FIRST 2014 Festival!
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Dudley House Orchestra Concert: Rimsky-Korsakov & Mahler at 3:00 PM

Presented by Dudley House Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/4
Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade, Op. 35

Mahler
Symphony No. 1 in D Major


Ticket Prices: Full Price: $10.00; Students: $5.00; Harvard Affiliates: $5.00
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1812 Overture at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Lowell House Courtyard
Runs: 5/4
Tchaikovsky's famous overture as you've never heard it, with Russian bells and simulated cannon fire.
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American Gamelan Concert at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH)
Runs: 5/4
Music for Gamelan and strings, featuring compositions by Lou Harrison. Principals: Jody Diamond, Artist-in-Residence, Department of Music; Louis Coppersmith '14.
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Mather Chamber Music Program Concert at 3:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Mather House, Senior Common Room
Runs: 5/4
Duos, trios, quartets, students, and coaches perform a varied program of chamber music.
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Festival Choral Evensong at 4:00 PM

Presented by University Choir
Memorial Church
Runs: 4/15
The Harvard University Choir performs a service of festival choral evensong: the great Anglican evening prayer liturgy that has inspired classic music over the centuries from countless composers in both England and the USA.
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Choral Evensong at 4:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Memorial Church
Runs: 5/4
The Harvard University Choir presents a Choral Evensong.
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Prime at 9:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Adams House Dining Hall
Runs: 5/4
Crowd-sourced short film about a Harvard senior considering taking a leap of faith.
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Lowell Bacchanalia at 9:00 PM

Presented by Lowell House Committee
Lowell House
Runs: 5/4

The Lowell House Committee and Senior Common Room invite you to Lowell's Spring Formal, Bacchanalia!
Lowell Dining Hall and Courtyards
Sunday, May 4; 9pm-1am
Open Bar for 21+
Featuring:
The Intrinsics 9pm-11pm
DJ Ian 11pm-1am
HUID Required
$10 at Box Office or Lowell Dining Hall during meal hours; SEF Eligible

Ticket Prices: Harvard ID: $10.00
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Symmetry Breaking at 10:00 PM

Presented by ARTS FIRST
Farkas Hall
Runs: 5/3 - 5/4
Symmetry Breaking is an original performance installation within the building of Farkas Hall. Its performances will mark the culmination of a creative thesis for a joint Physics and Math concentration. It explores the concept of the Higgs boson, the celebrated newly-discovered particle, using a variety of perspectives characterized by a fusion of performing, visual and digital arts. Audience members will have the freedom to explore the space as they choose, stitching together a unique narrative from scenes they encounter. Touching upon the nature of scientific inquiry, the creative process and its destructive capacity, our fascination with origins, poetry, the limitations of communication and more through the lenses of dance, illustration, music, technology, and performance, the installation aims to create a comfortable space in which we can engage with physics and art together in new ways.
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Monday 5/05

Mather House Spring Soiree at 9:00 PM

Presented by Mather House Committee
Mather Courtyard
Runs: 5/5
Mather House Spring Soiree

Ticket Prices: Harvard ID: $10.00
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Wednesday 5/07

Eliot House Dues: The Events Package (Do Not Order if You Purchased Fall Events Package) at 10:00 PM

Presented by Eliot House
Eliot House
Runs: 5/7
2013-14 Academic Year Eliot House Events Package. For Eliot House Residents only.

Ticket Prices: Eliot House Residents Only: $65.00; Incoming Eliot House Freshman/fall off-campus residents:$65.00
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Thursday 5/08

2014 Spring Show and Sale at 4:00 PM

Presented by Ceramics Program
Ceramics Studio
Runs: 5/8 - 5/11
Thursday, May 8, 4-8 PM Opening Reception (Free wine cups made by the exhibitors will be available on a first-come, first-served basis during the opening.)
Friday-Sunday, May 9-11, 10 AM-7 PM
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Friday 5/09

2014 Spring Show and Sale at 10:00 AM

Presented by Ceramics Program
Ceramics Studio
Runs: 5/8 - 5/11
Thursday, May 8, 4-8 PM Opening Reception (Free wine cups made by the exhibitors will be available on a first-come, first-served basis during the opening.)
Friday-Sunday, May 9-11, 10 AM-7 PM
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Art Spiegelman - “What the %@&*! Happened to Comics?” at 8:00 PM

Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/9
A Lecture with Images by Art Spiegelman


Ticket Prices: Full Price: $65, $55, $40, $30
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Saturday 5/10

2014 Spring Show and Sale at 10:00 AM

Presented by Ceramics Program
Ceramics Studio
Runs: 5/8 - 5/11
Thursday, May 8, 4-8 PM Opening Reception (Free wine cups made by the exhibitors will be available on a first-come, first-served basis during the opening.)
Friday-Sunday, May 9-11, 10 AM-7 PM
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Saul by G. F. Handel at 7:30 PM

Presented by Back Bay Chorale
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/10
Featuring the Back Bay Chorale Orchestra

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $65, $53, $37, $27 with Student/Senior Discount: $5 Off
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Sunday 5/11

2014 Spring Show and Sale at 10:00 AM

Presented by Ceramics Program
Ceramics Studio
Runs: 5/8 - 5/11
Thursday, May 8, 4-8 PM Opening Reception (Free wine cups made by the exhibitors will be available on a first-come, first-served basis during the opening.)
Friday-Sunday, May 9-11, 10 AM-7 PM
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Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Vladimir Spivakov, conductor and violin soloist at 7:00 PM

Presented by Maestro Artist Management Company
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/11
Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor and violin soloist

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $85, $75, $65, $55, and $40 for obstructed view; Students with Valid ID: 20% Discount, limit of 2 tickets per ID. Harvard Faculty & Staff, Outings & Innings: 15% Off with ID
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Friday 5/16

Masterworks Chorale / Brubeck: The Light in the Wilderness at 8:00 PM

Presented by Masterworks Chorale
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/16
DAVE BRUBECK Oratorio: The Light in the Wilderness. Steven Karidoyanes, conductor.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $45, $25. WGBH & Classical New England members: $3 Off ; Student Rush: $5, Cash only, available 90 minutes prior to the concert, based on availability, one ticket per ID.
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Saturday 5/17

Spring Concert 2014 - Music for Troubled Times at 8:00 PM

Presented by Cambridge Community Chorus
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/17
Pavel Chesnokov: Spaseniye Sodelal (Salvation is Created)
Akanamandla (traditional South African)
Franz Joseph Haydn: Missa in Angustiis ("The Lord Nelson Mass"),
Michael Pfitzer, conductor

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $25; Students & Seniors: $15
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Sunday 5/18

Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra / Ravel, Ginastera, Strauss at 2:30 PM

Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/18
Ravel / Rapsodie Espagnole
Ginastera / Harp Concerto, Anna DeLoi, harp
Strauss / Don Quixote, Jonah Ellsworth, cello
Benjamin Zander, conductor

Ticket Prices: Regular: $50, $30, $15. Student & Senior RUSH: $8 Cash only beginning 2 hours prior (based on availability).
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Boston Chamber Music Society / Mozart, Mendelssohn, Francaix at 7:30 PM

Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/18
Mozart: Horn Quintet in E-flat major, K. 407
Mendelssohn: Piano Sextet in D major, Op. 110
Françaix: Octet for Winds and Strings




Ticket Prices: Full Price: $56, $45, $34, $23 / Students: $8 ticket in 3 lower price categories (no $56 seats); Seniors & WGBH members: $4 Off; Harvard Outings & Innings: $6 Off; Student Rush: $5 Cash Only (available 90 minutes prior to concert, based on availability, no $56 seats).
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Monday 5/19

Elijah Rocks at 7:30 PM

Presented by Zamir Chorale of Boston
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/19
Experience a musical rendition of the creation of the world, Cain and Abel, Noah and the flood, Moses and the exodus, Joshua at the walls of Jericho, Elijah with the fiery chariot, and more. Zamir will perform classical, romantic, contemporary, jazz, folk songs and spirituals in a multi-media presentation that brings to life some of the great stories from the Bible.

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $54, $36, $18; Seniors: $5 off all sections; Students: $10 ticket in the $36 or $18 sections only (2 per ID); Chorus Members: 10% discount; Obstructed View seats: $10
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Thursday 5/29

Alumni Spread Luncheon at 11:30 AM

Presented by Harvard Alumni Association
Harvard Yard
Runs: 5/29
Alumni Spread Luncheon

The Harvard Community is welcome to enjoy lunch in the Old Yard on Commencement. Luncheon tickets are for a bagged lunch of a sandwich, chips, fruit, cookie, and a bottle of water. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $15.

Ticket Prices: Regular: $15.00
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Annual Meeting of Harvard Alumni Association at 2:30 PM

Presented by Harvard Alumni Association
Tercentenary Theatre
Runs: 5/29
The Harvard Alumni Association's Annual Meeting (a.k.a. the Afternoon Program) convenes in Tercentenary Theatre on Commencement afternoon at 2:30 p.m. and includes welcoming remarks and acknowledgments by Catherine A. Gellert AB ’93, president of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA); an announcement of Overseer and HAA Board elections; the presentation of the Harvard Medals; remarks by Harvard University President and Lincoln Professor of History Drew Gilpin Faust; and the Commencement address by Michael R. Bloomberg MBA ’66.

Ticket Prices: Admission is free. Ticket Required. Harvard ID only. Tickets only available in person at the Harvard Box Office located at 1350 Mass Ave. Cambridge.
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Friday 6/06

Exhibit: Helen Mirra, Hourly Directional at 9:30 AM

Presented by Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Byerly Gallery, Byerly Hall
Runs: 4/24 - 6/6
This installation, "The Other Side" by Hans Tutschku, Professor of Composition and Director of Electroacoustic Studios at Harvard University, is a collaboration with the Harvard University Dance Program. Harvard students developed poses and characteristic expressions through improvisation.

3/10, 4 PM: Fellow’s presentation, Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden St
3/10, 5:30 PM: Exhibit opening in Byerly Hall Gallery, 10 Garden St

Exhibit open weekdays 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. from March 11 through March 28.
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Saturday 6/14

Denis Matsuev piano concert - rescheduled to June 14th at 8pm at 8:00 PM

Presented by Cherry Orchard Festival
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 6/14
Denis Matsuev’s Sanders Theater performance is RESCHEDULED from January 24th to June 14th at 7 pm. Original tickets will be honored on the new date. NOTE: 7pm start time.
Hailed “as the successor to Russian keyboard lions like Evgeny Kissin, Arcadi Volodos, and … Vladimir Horowitz” (The New York Times), Denis Matsuev has been establishing himself as one of the most sought-after pianists of his generation.


Ticket Prices: Full Price: $85, $75, $65, $55, and $40 for obstructed view; Students with Valid ID: 20% Discount, limit of 2 tickets per ID. Harvard Faculty & Staff, Outings & Innings: 15% Off with ID.
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Sunday 6/15

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras - 56th Season Final concert at 3:00 PM

Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 6/15
Federico Cortese, Music Director

Ticket Prices: Full Price: $40 and $30 / Students and Seniors: $5 off, BYSO Alumni: $5 off * Note, No Children under age 5 will be admitted
Availability Excellent
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