Past Events

  • 2015 Oct 30

    "The Art of Beatboxing: Jam and Performance"

    7:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Arts @29 Garden, 29 Garden St. (at Chauncy St.)

    clockwise from top left: RICH McKEOWN, CHESNEY SNOW, DHARNI, ALEMPresented by: Learning From Performers
    Tickets: Admission free (tickets or RSVPs not required); seating first-come, first-served, subject to venue capacity.
    How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required
    Related event: 4-6 PM: Beatboxing Workshop (participants welcome; no previous experience required.)

    Illuminating one of the most neglected musical genres, Chesney Snow (actor, beatboxer, poet, musician and songwriter) and Rich McKeown (President, KoolKidz Television & Publishing LLC) return to Harvard for a beatboxing workshop/conversation and performance. Last year, Snow and McKeown—executive producers of the documentary “American Beatboxer” American Beatboxer—were joined by director Manauvaskar Kublall to screen the film, which highlights the growing beatboxing scene in the U.S. This year, their focus is on the international community. Joining them will be Alem, the world beatbox champion; Dharni, the two-time Grand Beatbox Battle champion; and Pepouni, the creator of swissbeatbox.com, one of the foremost beatboxing channels. Together they will host the workshop, discuss the art of beatboxing, and participate in a jam & performance afterwards.... Read more about "The Art of Beatboxing: Jam and Performance"

  • 2015 Oct 30

    "The Art of Beatboxing: Workshop"

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Arts @ 29 Garden St.

    clockwise from top left: RICH McKEOWN, CHESNEY SNOW, DHARNI, ALEMPresented by: Learning From Performers
    Tickets: Admission free (tickets or RSVPs not required); seating first-come, first-served, subject to venue capacity.
    How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required
    Beatboxing Workshop: participants welcome; no previous experience required.
    Related event: Beatbox Jam and Performance at 7:30 PM

    Illuminating one of the most neglected musical genres, Chesney Snow (actor, beatboxer, poet, musician and songwriter) and Rich McKeown (President, KoolKidz Television & Publishing LLC) return to Harvard for a beatboxing workshop/conversation and performance. Last year, Snow and McKeown—executive producers of the documentary “American Beatboxer” American Beatboxer—were joined by director Manauvaskar Kublall to screen the film, which highlights the growing beatboxing scene in the U.S. This year, their focus is on the international community. Joining them will be Alem, the world beatbox champion; Dharni, the two-time Grand Beatbox Battle champion; and Pepouni, the creator of swissbeatbox.com, one of the foremost beatboxing channels. Together they will host the workshop, discuss the art of beatboxing, and participate in a jam & performance afterwards.... Read more about "The Art of Beatboxing: Workshop"

  • 2015 Oct 30

    The Creative Class: A Conversation with Julie Taymor

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Kennedy Room, The Charles Hotel
    Conversation: Friday, October 30, 2015 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

    Free; Lunch providedRSVP required. Open to the Harvard community.
    Presented by: Center for Public Leadership – Harvard Kennedy School

    Celebrated American director of theater, opera, and film Julie Taymor discusses her portfolio of work, from the production of her first Tony-award-winning musical, The Lion King, to her most recent stage production starring Anne Hathaway, Grounded. In conversation with Deborah Borda, HKS Hauser Leader-in-Residence and President of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Ms. Taymor discusses her leadership trajectory, with a focus on the risks, rewards, and challenges of leading in the arts.... Read more about The Creative Class: A Conversation with Julie Taymor

  • 2015 Oct 29

    FOXPACK at the Cambridge Queen's Head

    10:30pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge Queen's Head, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    Presented by: Cambridge Queen's Head Pub
    Doors open at 5pm, music starts 10.30pm. Subject to venue capacity.
    Free food generously provided with the support of the FDO.
    HUID required, 21+ to drink.
    Read more about the rock scene at Harvard on the Harvard Arts Blog

    After an acclaimed debut at the Freshman Talent Show, newly-formed student band Foxpack are back for an electrifying Queen's Head Pub reunion.... Read more about FOXPACK at the Cambridge Queen's Head

  • 2015 Oct 29

    The Harvard Art Museums Go POP! Student Celebration of Corita Kent and the Language of Pop

    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    Enter via Quincy St. Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
    Free and open to all Harvard undergraduate and graduate students; a current Harvard University ID is required for admission. Space is limited; students will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.
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    We're keeping our galleries open late for Harvard students to celebrate Corita Kent and the Language of Pop. Join us for a special evening, featuring:

  • 2015 Oct 29

    Chinese Poetry Recitation Contest

    3:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    2 Divinity Auditorium

    Date: Saturday, October 29, 3:30-5:30 pm
    Presented byHarvard Chinese Language Program
    Free and open to the public.

    Come to experience Chinese poetry and culture through Harvard students' vibrant recitations.
    - Organized by Prof. Jennifer Liu, Director of the Chinese Language Program at Harvard.  
    - Honorable Judges: Professors Mark Elliott, Wai-Yee Li, Xiaofei Tian, David Wang.

    ...

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  • 2015 Oct 29

    Shahryar Nashat: Skins and Stand-ins

    Thu Oct 29, 9:00am to Sun Jan 10, 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center, Level 1 - 24 Quincy St.
    Exhibition: Oct 29, 2015 – Jan 10, 2016

    Reception: Oct 29, 5:30–7 pm
    Presented by: Carpenter Center

    Shahryar Nashat uses photography, sculpture, performance, and video to disrupt and reframe acts of looking in order to bring the uninvited or disregarded into the forefront. He works with figurative and abstract sculpture to push against frequently...

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  • 2015 Oct 29

    Lorraine O’Grady: Where Margins Become Centers

    Thu Oct 29 (All day) to Sun Jan 10 (All day)

    Location: 

    Level 3, Sert Gallery, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St

    Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
    Exhibition: Oct 29, 2015–Jan 10, 2016
    Reception: Oct 29, 5:30–7 pm
    Free

    For four decades Lorraine O’Grady has consistently pursued a multidisciplinary practice in visual art and writing that challenges the societal conventions through which we understand and interpret gender, class, sexuality, art history, and race. She burst onto the New York scene in the early 1980s with her performance Mlle Bourgeoise Noire (Miss Black Middle Class), a beauty queen persona in a dress made of 180 pairs of white gloves, whipping a cat o’ nine tails at openings and shouting poems against the racial divides permeating the black and white art worlds.... Read more about Lorraine O’Grady: Where Margins Become Centers

  • 2015 Oct 28

    Arts Café at Barker: Manifesta Magazine Showcase

    8:00pm

    Location: 

    The Arts Café at Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

    Presented by: Manifesta Magazine and The Arts Café at Barker Center

    An arts showcase hosted by Manifesta Magazine, Harvard's only feminist publication written, edited, and produced by Harvard undergraduates. We seek to bridge the gap between feminist discourse and action through the publication of a twice-semesterly print...

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  • 2015 Oct 28

    Gallery Talk: Corita Kent and the Language of Pop

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 16 2015 except Wed Oct 21 2015, Wed Nov 04 2015, Wed Nov 11 2015, Wed Nov 25 2015, Wed Dec 09 2015.
    12:30pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Calderwood Courtyard, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
    Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

    Jennifer Quick, the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Fellow in Photography, will give a talk about the special exhibition Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, on view at the museums through January 3, 2016.
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