Past Events

  • 2016 Jan 21

    pediatrician and TV writer NEAL BAER: “Private and Public Storytelling: How to Use Digital and Traditional Technologies for Social Change”

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 101

    Neal Baer EdM ’79, AM ’82, M ’95Presented by: Office for the Arts in association with the Harvard Alumni Association
    Admission Free: No Tickets Required; free and open to all Harvard affiliates and the public. Registration is closed and event is at capacity, but some seating may be available at the door starting 15 minutes prior to start time. Admission first come, first served, subject to venue capacity.
    Read "Liberal arts poster child" on the Harvard Arts Blog>

    Neal Baer EdM ’79, AM ’82, M ’95 is a pediatrician and television writer who combines his passion for medicine and storytelling to challenge audiences’ views on a spectrum of social and political topics. His credits include the TV series “Under the Dome,” “ER” and “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,” and he is the founder of Global Media Center for Social Impact, which uses new media to promote health initiatives around the world. Baer will discuss how compelling stories have the power to transform popular culture and catalyze social change in such areas as health, immigration, racial justice, America’s prison crisis, the environment, LGBT/gender equality, education, reproductive health and rights, and more.... Read more about pediatrician and TV writer NEAL BAER: “Private and Public Storytelling: How to Use Digital and Traditional Technologies for Social Change”

  • 2016 Jan 21

    a conversation with composer JEANINE TESORI

    1:00pm

    Location: 

    Sever 113, Harvard Yard

    Jeanine TesoriPresented by: Learning From Performers
    Admission Free: No Tickets Required; free and open to all Harvard affiliates and the public. Registration is closed, but some seating may be available at the door starting 15 minutes prior to start time. Admission first come, first served, subject to venue capacity.

    Jeanine Tesori is the 2015 Tony Award-winning composer of “Fun Home” (which also won a Tony for Best Musical), as well as the musicals “Thoroughly Modern Millie” (2002), “Caroline, or Change” (2004) and “Violet” (1997), which was nominated for seven Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding New Musical, and won the Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical, the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical, and a Special Obie Citation for Tesori’s music. Tesori will discuss her career during this conversation/Q&A presented by OFA Leaning From Performers in association with Boston’s SpeakEasy Stage Company, which is presenting “Violet” January 9-February 6 at the Calderwood Pavilion in Boston’s South End.... Read more about a conversation with composer JEANINE TESORI

  • 2016 Jan 21

    Martin Beck: A Social Question

    Thu - Sun, Jan 21 to Jan 31, 12:00pm - 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Level 1

    Exhibition dates: January 21-31, 2016
    Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
    Hours: Galleries: 12–7, Wed–Sun
    Free and open to the public

    Episode 8: A Social Question 
    In the fall of 1973 curators Barbara Norfleet and William S. Johnson organized the exhibition The Social Question: A Photographic Record 1895–1910 at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts. The selection of photographs was drawn from the Social Ethics Collection originally assembled by pioneering scholar on social reform Francis Greenwood Peabody, founder of the Social Ethics Department at Harvard University in 1906. The photographs dated from late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and were part of a collection of six thousand images Peabody had assembled as part of his activist engagement with social issues such as immigration and changing labor conditions.... Read more about Martin Beck: A Social Question

  • 2016 Jan 21

    2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1

    Repeats every week every Thursday until Tue Mar 01 2016 .
    (All day)

    Location: 

    Apply by email

    2016 Competition:

    Open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate violists and cellists. All applicants must be available for the Parker Quartet's April 17 concert in Paine Hall (8pm) and for rehearsals with the Parker two weeks prior.
    Applications due March 1, 2016. Finalists will be notified by the second week of March. Live audition callbacks will take place March 23 and 25, when finalists will be invited to play during a 20-minute rehearsal of the Tchaikovsky.

    Introducing the first-ever Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award...

    Read more about 2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1
  • 2016 Jan 20

    actor, writer, producer AMY BRENNEMAN: “Plugging Into Good Stuff and Letting Go of Noise: Some Tips for Staying Sane in a Show Business Life”

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 101

    Amy Brenneman '86Presented by: Office for the Arts in association with the Harvard Alumni Association
    Registration required. Register on the Wintersession registration page.
    Admission Free: No Tickets Required; free and open to all Harvard affiliates and the public.

    Amy Brenneman ’86 is an actor, writer and producer whose credits include the ABC police drama series “NYPD Blue” (1993-94), for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards, and the CBS series “Judging Amy” (1999-2005); currently she is starring in the HBO series “The Leftovers.” Her recent film credits include “Things You Can Tell By Just Looking at Her” (2000) and “The Jane Austen Book Club” (2007). During this talk/Q&A Brenneman will discuss balancing career and personal life, and managing the ups and downs of working in the entertainment industry.... Read more about actor, writer, producer AMY BRENNEMAN: “Plugging Into Good Stuff and Letting Go of Noise: Some Tips for Staying Sane in a Show Business Life”

  • 2016 Jan 16

    Harvard Community: Audition for the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Holden Chapel in Harvard Yard

    AUDITIONS: Saturday, January 16 from 10a-12p in Holden Chapel in Harvard Yard

    The Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus holds auditions for new members of the undergraduate, graduate, and local communities each semester.

    Auditions are short, and there is nothing you need to prepare in advance. There is also no need to sign up or indicate your interest before you arrive at auditions. Just come sing for us! The audition consists of a brief warm up exercise,...

    Read more about Harvard Community: Audition for the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus
  • 2016 Jan 14

    2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Apply by email

    2016 Competition:

    Open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate violists and cellists. All applicants must be available for the Parker Quartet's April 17 concert in Paine Hall (8pm) and for rehearsals with the Parker two weeks prior.
    Applications due March 1, 2016. Finalists will be notified by the second week of March. Live audition callbacks will take place March 23 and 25, when finalists will be invited to play during a 20-minute rehearsal of the Tchaikovsky.

    Introducing the first-ever Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award...

    Read more about 2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1
  • 2016 Jan 07

    2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Apply by email

    2016 Competition:

    Open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate violists and cellists. All applicants must be available for the Parker Quartet's April 17 concert in Paine Hall (8pm) and for rehearsals with the Parker two weeks prior.
    Applications due March 1, 2016. Finalists will be notified by the second week of March. Live audition callbacks will take place March 23 and 25, when finalists will be invited to play during a 20-minute rehearsal of the Tchaikovsky.

    Introducing the first-ever Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award...

    Read more about 2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1
  • 2015 Dec 31

    2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Apply by email

    2016 Competition:

    Open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate violists and cellists. All applicants must be available for the Parker Quartet's April 17 concert in Paine Hall (8pm) and for rehearsals with the Parker two weeks prior.
    Applications due March 1, 2016. Finalists will be notified by the second week of March. Live audition callbacks will take place March 23 and 25, when finalists will be invited to play during a 20-minute rehearsal of the Tchaikovsky.

    Introducing the first-ever Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award...

    Read more about 2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1
  • 2015 Dec 24

    2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Apply by email

    2016 Competition:

    Open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate violists and cellists. All applicants must be available for the Parker Quartet's April 17 concert in Paine Hall (8pm) and for rehearsals with the Parker two weeks prior.
    Applications due March 1, 2016. Finalists will be notified by the second week of March. Live audition callbacks will take place March 23 and 25, when finalists will be invited to play during a 20-minute rehearsal of the Tchaikovsky.

    Introducing the first-ever Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award...

    Read more about 2016 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award-Apply by March 1

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