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  • 2020 Feb 11

    An Evening with Ayodele Casel

    4:15pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138
    AyodeleTap dancer and choreographer Ayodele Casel will discuss her new project Diary of a Tap Dancer, a theatrical work positioning tap dance as the driving force of the narrative. This project aims to create a fuller and more accurate picture of the legacy of the art form by centering the voices of its unmarried women within a... Read more about An Evening with Ayodele Casel
  • 2020 Feb 14

    Amour Fou

    Fri - Sun, Feb 14 to Feb 16, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    LAge_dOrInspired in part by the recent restoration of Buñuel’s L’Age d’Or by the Cinémathèque Française, presented now in its full seventy-five minute version, as well as the atavistic celebration of Valentine’s Day, whose own dark origins have been furtively repressed, the Harvard Film Archive offers a selection of classic... Read more about Amour Fou
  • 2020 Feb 16

    Paul Briggs Artist-In-Residence Workshop

    10:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA

    Paul BriggsExplore a new way of thinking about the technique of pinching clay and a philosophy of making that asks us all to slow down and be present with both material and process. Paul Briggs’ unique technique is pinching expressive vessels out of a single ball of clay, using no additional clay. Briggs will walk participants through a basic version of his technique using a ball of clay. This workshop is one in a series of three sessions in February with Ceramics Program 2019-20 Artists In Residence. 

    Artist Bio: Paul Briggs grew up in the Hudson Valley of Newburgh, NY taking his first ceramics class in 9th grade. He eventually landed at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Paul is an artist-teacher with balanced training in Ceramics, Sculpture, and Education. He earned an MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art, an MSED from Alfred University and a PhD in Art Education/Educational Theory and Policy from the Pennsylvania State University. He’s taught all educational levels and various contexts including the Penland and Haystack Schools of Craft. Recently he was awarded a South Eastern Minnesota Arts Council Grant for the installation, Cell Persona: The Impact of Incarceration on Black Lives. Paul is an Associate Professor of Art Education at MassArt.... Read more about Paul Briggs Artist-In-Residence Workshop

  • 2020 Feb 17

    Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    MarionStokesMarion Stokes was a Philadelphia librarian, public access television producer, political activist and mother who amassed a 70,000-tape VHS archive by obsessively recording up to four news network feeds twenty-four hours a day from 1979 to 2012, unbeknownst to anyone except the few family and staff she allowed into her home.... Read more about Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project
  • 2020 Feb 20

    History Reconsidered: Poetry Reading and Discussion with Clint Smith

    4:15pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138H
    HistoryReconsideredJoin Clint Smith, a doctoral candidate at Harvard University and an Emerson Fellow at New America, for a reading of his poetry followed by a discussion. Free and open to the public (registration requested). For additional information and to register online, click ... Read more about History Reconsidered: Poetry Reading and Discussion with Clint Smith

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