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The Crimson spoke with the artistic director of Boston Ballet about his upcoming projects and the state of Harvard Dance.
Would there have been a “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” without Coltrane’s vision? If the enthusiastic standing-room only crowd that came to see the Sept. 3 colloquium was any indication, the influence of Coltrane’s magnum opus continues to awe half a century after the saxophonist’s death.
The exhibit, which is making its first U.S. appearance at Houghton, features works created by both American and British binders.
The initiative to showcase Harvard’s hip-hop scene was led by the Harvard College Rap Collective and also featured performances from the 10.12.60’s, Passus, The Harvard Undergraduate Drummers (THUD), and KeyChange.
For Hilliard, who has backgrounds in theater and film, photography has a “magic” related to but unique from that of cinema and stage. His paneled photographs, which show glimpses of human scenes in progress, feel like a spectacle unfolding at the viewer’s pace.
Aimee P. Ricciardone, executive assistant at the Office for the Arts at Harvard, speaks with Ellie Y. Underwood '18 about dance opportunities at the Academic Fair on Friday in the Science Center Plaza. The Office for the Arts at Harvard holds multiple events to engage freshmen during Opening Days.
Including the five murals commissioned by the University, the exhibition will display 38 of Rothko’s works created between 1961 and 1962 and many of the artist’s related studies on paper and canvas.
The ceiling of the Calderwood Courtyard has been remade using glass to allow a more natural inflow of light for the exhibits. The Harvard Art Museums are scheduled to be reopened in the fall of 2014.
“THUD Island” featured music closely tied to the group’s experiences on a “deserted” island. In the production, the group crashes on an island and must navigate back to Harvard’s campus for their show, only to find out that they were in the Quad all along.
The Crimson previews choice events from Arts First 2014, May 1-4.
On April 17 at the Carpenter Center, the Mahindra Humanities Center hosted a film screening of “Enemies of the People,” followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker. The 2009 film follows Sambath’s 10-year search for confessions and explanations for the 1975-1979 Cambodian genocide that led to the massacre of nearly two million people during the reign of the Khmer Rouge.