Presented 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"
One of America's most prominent historical string players, Robert Mealy will lead a master class for members of the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra (Phoebe Carrai, Director), which he co-founded with Dr. Murray Somerville (Gund University Organist and Choirmaster, 1990-2003) during his time teaching at the university.... Read more about violinist ROBERT MEALY
Presented by: Harvard Hillel, in association with Learning from Performers, the Jewish Women’s Archive, the Woodberry Poetry Room at Lamont Library and Harvard Divinity School. Tickets: Free (tickets or RSVPs not required; seating first-come, first-served, subject to venue capacity). Location: Harvard Hillel, Rosovsky Hall
Harvard Hillel, in association with Learning from Performers, the Jewish Women’s Archive and the Woodberry Poetry Room at Lamont Library, presents “Divinity School: A Reading and Musical Performance” featuring Alicia Jo Rabins. Introduced by Elisa New, Professor of American Literature at Harvard University, the event will include a reading by Rabins of her poetry collection Divinity School, and a performance of songs from her new recording “Open the Ground” with her band Girls in Trouble, whose music is inspired by stories of women in the Bible.... Read more about poet/singer-songwriter ALICIA JO RABINS
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. Facebook event page>
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:
Date: Saturday, October 14, 6 pm Presented by: Harvard Semitic Museum in collaboration with the Harvard Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations and the Harvard Department of Music, with the support of the Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities at Harvard University. The lecture/concert is free and open to the public.
Special Event with Richard Dumbrill, Director of ICONEA (International Conference of Near Eastern Archaeomusicology) at the Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, and Professor of Archaeomusicology, University of Babylon, and Irving Finkel, Assistant Keeper, The British Museum.... Read more about Ancient Mesopotamian Music
Join Hauser Leader-in-Residence Deborah Borda for a conversation about her leadership at the helm of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, one of the largest public-private partnerships in the U.S. Borda will explore her career and experience leading the LA Phil, which also encompasses the Hollywood Bowl and YOLA (Youth Orchestra LA), modeled after Venezuela's revolutionary El Sistema program, which provides arts education to over 600 underserved children in the Los Angeles area. Moderated by Patricia Bellinger.... Read more about Cultural Currency: A Personal Journey of Leadership in the Arts
Damon Krukowski: NOT TO BE PLAYED is a multifaceted exhibition featuring archival materials, performance, and a publication that together revive an obscure audio recording made by Ezra Pound at Harvard University in 1939. Recorded on the eve of World War II, Pound believed his poem “Sestina: Altaforte”—or “Bloody Sestina,” as it came to be known—could incite violence. He was convinced it possessed a persuasive power over the future: several years after making the recording, Pound wrote a letter stating it was “not to be played.”... Read more about Damon Krukowski: NOT TO BE PLAYED
Presented by: Bach Society Orchestra Tickets: Full Price: $12.00; College Students, Seniors (65+), Harvard ID: $10.00; Children (17 & under): Free How to get tickets:The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
Leverett House Theatre, Mill St. (between Plympton & DeWolfe streets)
Presented by: Learning From Performers Tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required
Vocalist Catherine Russell’s repertoire features a selection of gems from the 1920s through the present—vital interpretations that are bursting with soul and humor. With an off-the-beaten-path song selection, sparkling acoustic swing, and a stunning vocal approach, she has joined the ranks of the greatest interpreters and performers of American Popular Song. She will lead a master class for undergraduate vocalists, open to observers admission free.... Read more about vocalist CATHERINE RUSSELL
Presented by: Boston Landmarks Orchestra Tickets: Event is Free. No tickets are required. Seating is limited. Entrance will be first come first served, on a space available basis. How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required
A free concert presented by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra featuring some of Fay’s favorite music at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA.