Composer and writer Min Kahng talks about developing a musical based on a Japanese comic and immigration themes. On Oct. 10, he will also offer a free vocal workshop for singers at Farkas Hall and a free lecture at Houghton Library.
The Upright Citizens Brigade is one of the premiere training grounds for comedic talent in both sketch and improv techniques. Four members of the New York City-based touring company will offer a master class to Harvard students 8-9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 at Lowell Lecture Hall. The event is free and...
Join us for free pizza and conversation during ArtsBites, a round-table discussion with students, vocalist Davóne Tines '09 and composer Michael Schachter '09, collaborators on The Black Clown at American Repertory Theater.
B-04 Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Tracking the progress of modern-day film score development, Score: A Film Music Documentary illustrates how the first few notes on a piano keyboard end up in the most dramatic moments of a film’s emotional climax. Turning the spotlight on the creative struggles that make up a major motion picture score, the documentary showcases the way the world’s top soundsmiths solve musical challenges – from the creative to the technical.
Mike Reiss ’81, a former head writer for The Simpsons, a show for which he has won four Emmy Awards, will be in discussion with students about his work as a TV and book writer. His new book, Springfield Confidential, is a humorous look at the legendary TV series. As a student at Harvard, Reiss served as president of The Harvard Lampoon. His books for children include How Murray Saved Christmas, Santa Claustrophobia and The Boy Who Looked Like Lincoln, all illustrated by David Catrow.
We'll discuss, explore, and destroy some of the common ceramic myths. We will discuss topics such as "No, opening your kiln early does not cause crazing" and " Gas escaping from your clay can't cause pin-holing. Physics doesn't work that way." as well as others. We will wash away the nonsense, and fill you with optimism and information.
Matthew Katz has taught ceramic materials for artists at Alfred University for over 15 years. He is a working ceramic artist with a B.F.A from Alfred and M.F.A. from the University of Colorado-Boulder and has worked as a Ceramic Engineer and researcher for almost 20 years.
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