American jazz and African melodies
Regina Carter, jazz violinist and MacArthur fellow, performs Friday at The Charles Hotel: Regattabar. Carter adds the accordion and the kora (the traditional West African harp) to her band to perform African folk tunes from Kenya, Senegal, and Mali. Carter spent three years researching and collecting material for this project, "Reverse Thread," after winning the MacArthur Fellowship.
Directed by Samantha C. Cohen ‘12, an inactive Crimson arts writer, Barre None features choreography by George Balanchine and Peter Pucci as well as original dances by student choreographers.
Musicians and panelists discussed the musical movement Spectralism, which uses the spectrum of sound to influence compositions.
Antony (Caleb J.T. Thompson ’14) comforts wounded soldier Scarus (Ghassan S. Gammoh ’14).
The HBC will present selections from Balanchine’s repertoire in the upcoming “Barre None.”
Jonathan K. Stevens ’14 sings with a fellow actor in ‘Ruddigore’.
Our generation, according to Professor John R. Stilgoe, has a great deal of faith in our maps. But is our trust misplaced? With the extensive resources of the nation’s oldest map collection at their free disposal, Harvard students and faculty alike have begun to study maps as inherently subjective visual representations of space and as objets d’art in their own right.