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November-December 2010

Blue Flower at the American Repertory Theater

Blue Flower at the American Repertory Theater

ART

detail of a painting on scrap wood by Somerville artist Tova Speter, whose work is on display at the Arnold Arboretum

detail of a painting on scrap wood by Somerville artist Tova Speter, whose work is on display at the Arnold Arboretum

Arnold arboretum

an original plate by ceramic artist Kathy King at the Harvard Ceramics Program holiday sale.

an original plate by ceramic artist Kathy King at the Harvard Ceramics Program holiday sale.

Harvard Ceramics Program


Seasonal

 

The Game, #127

• November 20 at Harvard Stadium.
www.gocrimson.com and www.alumni.harvard.edu/haa/ events/game-harvard-yale

 

Harvard Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale

• December 9, 3-8 p.m.

• December 10-12, 10 p.m.-7 p.m.

www.ofa.fas.harvard.edu/ceramics

617-495-8680; 219 Western Avenue, Allston

 

Harvard Glee Club and Radcliffe Choral Society Christmas Concert

• December 10 at 8 p.m.

www.boxoffice.harvard.edu; 617-496-2222

First Church, 11 Garden Street

 

Memorial Church Christmas Carol Services

www.memorialchurch.harvard.edu

617-495-5508

• December 12, 5 p.m.; December 13, 8 p.m.

Christmas Eve service at 11 p.m.

 

The Christmas Revels

www.revels.org

• December 17-29

A fortieth-anniversary celebration, set in medieval England

 

Theater

• Through January 8

The Blue Flower

(see website for specific showtimes)

www.americanrepertorytheater.org

617-547-8300

• November 4-14

Ruddigore; or, The Witch's Curse, presented by the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players.

www.boxoffice.harvard.edu; 617-496-2222

www.hrgsp.org; 617-938-9761

Agassiz Theatre, Radcliffe Yard

 

Music

www.boxoffice.harvard.edu

617-496-2222

• November 6 at 8 p.m.

"Walking the Bass Line: A Tribute to Milt Hinton." The Harvard Jazz Bands and bassist Cecil McBee. Lowell Lecture Hall.

• November 19 at 8 p.m.

The Harvard-Yale Football Concert, Harvard Glee Club. Sanders Theatre

• December 3 at 8 p.m.

"Webern and Mahler," Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra. Sanders Theatre

• December 4, 8 p.m.

"The Music of William Schuman," Harvard Wind Ensemble. Lowell Lecture Hall

• December 4, 8 p.m.

Works by Haydn, Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus. Sanders Theatre

• December 9-11, 8 p.m.

"Les Plaisirs de la Paix: Entertainment of Opera and Ballet," Harvard Early Music Society. Sanders Theatre

 

Dance

http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/dance

www.boxoffice.harvard.edu (for tickets)

617-495-8683; Harvard Dance Center,

60 Garden Street

• December 4 at 8 p.m.

A Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company recital followed by a reception for outgoing program director Elizabeth Bergmann

 

Exhibitions

Carpenter Center for the Arts and the Goethe-Institut of Boston

www.ves.fas.harvard.edu/imageinquestion.html

617-495-9400/2317

• Through December 23

The Image in Question. War, Media, Art.

The exhibition features video installation, animation, and photographic works that explore strategies of representation of conflict and loss in our increasingly computerized age of combat.

 

For more information on exhibits at other Harvard museums, visit:

Harvard Art Museums

www.harvardartmuseum.org; 617-495-9400

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology; www.peabody.harvard.edu; 617-496-1027

Harvard Museum of Natural History

www.hmnh.harvard.edu; 617-495-3045

The Semitic Museum; www.fas.harvard.edu/~semitic; 617-495-4631

 

Nature and Science

The Arnold Arboretum

www.arboretum.harvard.edu; 617-495-2439

• Through December 12

Local artist Tova Speter's works on wood

• December 18, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

New England storyteller Diane Edgecomb and musicians celebrate winter solstice.

The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

www.cfa.harvard.edu/events.html

617-495-7461; 60 Garden Street

• November 18

Skywatching and lecture: "Our Cosmic Relatives: The Oldest Stars in the Universe."

 

Film

The Harvard Film Archive

http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa; 617-495-4700

Visit the website for complete listings.

• November 12-14

The Comic Vision of Elaine May

• November 27 through December 19

The Cinema of Weimar Germany

• December 5

Discovering Early Korean Cinema

Schlesinger Library Movie Night

www.radcliffe.edu/schles/movie_night.aspx; 617-495-8647

10 Garden Street, Radcliffe Yard

Monthly screenings and discussions

• December 1

Sita Sings the Blues (by Nina Paley)

 

Events listings also appear in the University Gazette.