Presented by: The Office for the Arts at Harvard and Houghton Library
Recent controversies over cross-cultural and non-traditional casting in theater and film have highlighted continuing inequalities and challenges with regard to representation. Recasting the Borders:...
Artist David Levine’s The Best New Work is a series of performances designed to deliver canonical works of art criticism to a wider audience by performing them, as personal monologues, in the exhibition venue itself. Actors drift through the galleries, gift shop, cafe, and open spaces of the building, performing their essay as though on an endless loop. The performers’ attitude, delivery, affect, and mood reflect their location, their audience, and time of day.
This listening session will re-create neues Musikfest in Menschel Hall. The program will include early compositions from the Studio for Electronic Music at WDR in addition to a series of experimental pieces by French composer Pierre Schaeffer, Cinq études de bruits (Five Studies of Noises), which was referenced in the original broadcast.
Cage Shuffle is a 50 minute dance/theater solo. In Cage Shuffle, Paul Lazar speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy, while simultaneously performing a complex choreographic score by Annie-B Parson.
The performance of the Austen Trio from England is an interdisciplinary event, which is made possible thanks to the generous financial support of Harvard's Provostial Fund for the Arts and the Humanities Harvard University Department of English, Harvard University Department of Music & Office for the Arts at Harvard
Bawdy Storytelling - the Original Sex + Storytelling series - features real people & rockstars sharing their bona fide sexual exploits live onstage; think of us as a one night stand with The Moth & Savage Love. Storytellers are an eclectic mix of authors, porn stars, sex educators, comics & more, along with regular Joes just like you who submitted their stories online and were chosen for their panache and sense of (Mis)Adventure.
Repeats on the third Thursday of May, November until Thu May 17 2018 . Also includes Thu Dec 14 2017, Thu Jan 25 2018, Thu Apr 05 2018.
OBERON, 2 Arrow St. Cambridge
Now in its third year at OBERON, GLOWBERON is an acclaimed series that features exceptional storytellers, solo playwrights, and cabaret and performance artists. The series was founded by Quinn Cox and is produced in partnership with Cambridge’s Glow Festival and Provincetown’s Afterglow Festival. Past GLOWBERON performers include Molly Pope, Sage Francis, Stella Starsky, Dane Terry, Joey Arias, Erin Markey, Johnny Blazes and Brian King, and Lady Rizo.
"El Amor En Tiempos De Trump" is the culmination to a day-long symposium on queer of color criticism and performance at Tufts University. The night will highlight the work of two artists from the symposium (NIC KAY & Victor I. Cares), and feature three local drag artists (Jayden Jamison KA St. James, Queen JP, Emphysema Menthol One-Hundreds).