Performing Arts

2017 Apr 29

In The Beginning...the ARTS FIRST Creation Story (sort of)

11:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

The Plaza Tent

The ARTS FIRST Origin Story you never knew you wanted to know!

Starring
Dean Rakesh Khurana as the Fearless Rakeshules, Bringer of Art
Sir Dean Thomas Dingman as the Celestial Soprano of the Gods
The esteemed Gregory Mankiw, Titan
The Reverend Jonathan Walton, Narrator
Geneticist Pardis Sabeti as the Algorithmic Oracle
with
River Charles Ensemble | Hasty Pudding Theatricals | Harvard Ballet Company | Expressions Dance Company | Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones

Lilly Riverón '17, ARTS FIRST 2015
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2017 Apr 30

The Magic of Java Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary

2:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue

Presented by: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Admission: Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary  
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Shadow theater and live music, popular highlights of the Javanese village at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, come to the galleries of the Peabody Museum! Enjoy a contemporary performance based on scenes from Mozart’s The Magic Flute, featuring intricate leather Read more about The Magic of Java Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary

Embodied practice 

Okwui OkpokwasiliOkwui Okpokwasili considers herself a "performance maker" rather than a dancer. Her work combines dance, music and spoken word, and will be the subject of a conversation on March 6 and a master class on March 7. 

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No finish line

 

Kristina WongWriter and actor Kristina Wong talks about the complexity of comedy, the difficulty of creating sustainable art and the importance of sticking with it.

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Life conjures art

Sharon BridgforthCreate the life you want as an artist, says playwright Sharon Bridgforth. Then focus on the work. She will deliver a public lecture on Feb. 24 in Farkas Hall at Harvard.

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2017 Apr 30

The Magic of Java

2:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave.

Presented by: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Admission: Special Event (all ages). Free and open to the public. Small charge for coffee tasting. 
Hours: 9 AM-5 PM, every day
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Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary  

Jody Diamond, Artist in Residence, Music Department, Harvard University, with Gamelan Si Betty

Shadow theater and live music, popular highlights of the Javanese village at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, come to the galleries of the Peabody Museum! Read more about The Magic of Java

2017 Feb 16

THE STORY COLLIDER

8:00pm

Location: 

OBERON, 2 Arrow St.

Presented by: American Repertory Theater
Tickets: $10 - $12
Runs: February 16
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From finding awe in Hubble images to visiting the doctor, science is everywhere in our lives. Whether we wear a white lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since eighth grade, science affects and changes us. We all have a story about science, and at The Story Collider, we want to hear those stories.


2017 Feb 08

Japanese Rakugo Storytelling at Harvard

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium (S010), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St

Presented by: Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University​​​​​​​
Admission: This event is free and open to the public. Performance is in Japanese with English translations.
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Featuring YANAGIYA Sankyo and YANAGIYA Kyonosuke
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