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“Concentric Rings in Magnetic Levitation” consists of 13 “rings” of sound focused about a central core. The rings themselves draw from a wide variety of sounds, including sine tones, a piano, percussion, and found objects, all presented in a periodic manner.
“Marianne Moore became the important poet she was because of her resistance and her survival of her very oppressive mother,” said Linda Leavell, biographer and Beinecke fellow at Yale. “What I needed to do in this book was to tell the story of Moore’s family.”
The Crimson sits down with Wallace Roney, the only trumpet player that music legend Miles Davis ever personally mentored.
LOOK UP, described by creator Jill Johnson as a “gallery in motion,” brings audience interaction and a live-gallery setting to the art of dance in the form of a two-hour live-action performance that examines inspiration and movement in the digital age.
Ewan H. Foster '15 types a message in the installation, "LOOK UP" on the show's opening night in the Harvard Dance Center. Attendees were encouraged to interact with the space, writing notes that the dancers would then interoperate and perform.
A new feature in which the Arts Blog suggests an artistic goings-on for the weekend.
There is nothing straightforward about “Three Easy Pieces”, a solo exhibition by Japanese-British artist Simon Fujiwara that opened Oct. 23 in the Carpenter Center: the “ease” of the show lies not in the casual nonchalance the title may suggest but in its confession-like integrity and approachability, strengths that enable a range of viewers to appreciate its multilayered yet unresolved nature.
Architect Renzo Piano outlined the trials and triumphs of designing the new Harvard Art Museums building, speaking to a packed Piper Auditorium Thursday evening.
Students gathered Thursday night for the exclusive opening of the renovated Fogg Museum. The event included a live D.J., non-alcoholic refreshments, and a student dance performance, as well as a few words by College Dean Rakesh Khurana, who was married 18 years ago in the Fogg.
“Santo António,” an art installation currently exhibited in Radcliffe Yard’s Byerly Hall, consists of four screens that each cover a side of a room. The mesmerizing short film “Morning of Saint Anthony’s Day” is projected simultaneously on all screens with variations between each one, forming an endless fugue enclosed in a 200-square-foot universe.
A jazz impresario for over half a century, Taylor knows the temper of hundreds of musicians, and remembers every jazz venue in Boston as far back as the 1950s.