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Fleck and Wooten Tear Up Sanders

Stevie Wonder tunes, Latin dances, and jazzy melodies reverberated through Sanders Theatre among snaps and nodding heads as Béla Fleck and Victor Wooten strummed away on Saturday night.

Harvard Dance Project Polaroids

TDM in Retrospect: What It Takes to Set a Stage

While schools like Princeton and Yale had already had larger theater and dance programs running for years, Harvard's Theater, Dance, and Media concentration did not make its debut until Oct. 1, 2015. Through the efforts of faculty like TDM chair Martin Puchner and dance director Jill Johnson, Harvard's newest foray into the study of theater is only just starting to take the stage.

Michelle Kuo
On Campus

Arts Asks: Michelle Kuo

Currently the editor-in-chief of the art world’s magazine of record, Artforum International, Michelle Kuo spoke with The Harvard Crimson this week about her path to the publication and her take on the state of the arts today.

Anna Deavere Smith on "Radical Hospitality"
On Campus

In a Near-Full Sanders Theatre, Harvard Welcomes Anna Deavere Smith

Harvard welcomed Anna Deavere Smith after her successful run at the American Repertory Theater with the one-woman show “Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education.” Presented by the Mahindra Humanities Center, the fifth Rita E. Hauser Forum for the Arts, entitled “Radical Hospitality,” drew a large crowd to Sanders Theatre on Wednesday evening.

On Campus

Rem Koolhaas Discusses Current Preoccupations at the GSD

​On Oct. 4, renowned Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas spoke about four of his current overseas design projects at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

On Campus

'Asmarina' Addresses the Complexities of Diaspora

"Asmarina," a film about the Ethiopian-Eritrean diaspora, was shown at the Center for Government and International Studies and was followed by a conversation with filmmaker Medhin Paolos.

On Campus

The Pursuit of Style in 'William Merritt Chase'

The exhibition "William Merritt Chase" at the MFA showcases the versatile work of a major 19th-century American painter.

Adams Pool Theater
On Campus

Home Is Where the Art Is

At Harvard, participating in the arts often requires previous experience, an involved comp process, or a significant time commitment, but within the residential community, there exists lower-stress creative outlets for students. As administrators look to shift Harvard’s social life away from off-campus social organizations, art spaces in the houses serve as new centers for student engagement.

Student Life

Harvard Art Museums Open Archives to Public

On Monday, visitors to the Harvard Arts Museums got a rare peek into the usually closed archives of past exhibits during "Archives Open Hours."

Beantown Jazz Festival 2016

John Scofield Brings Fresh Sounds to Local Jazz Festival

Jazz guitarist and composer John Scofield blended genres at the annual Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival.

BSO Opening Night 2016

BSO and Lang Lang Deliver Rousing Opening Night

The BSO and star pianist Lang Lang delivered a brilliant opening night program on Saturday.

Scott Rothkopf
On Campus

Arts Asks: Scott Rothkopf

Scott Rothkopf '99, chief curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, spoke with The Crimson about his student days, his passion for art and museums, and his current work.

Portrait of an Artist: Lance Oppenheim

Artist Spotlight: Lance I. Oppenheim

Filmmaker Lance I. Oppenheim '19 talked with The Crimson about his documentary "Long Term Parking."

Overnight at the MFA

MFA Kicks Off Season of Contemporary Art With Packed Overnight

On Saturday, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts hosted its first #mfaNOW event, an all-night celebration of contemporary art intended to draw in the city’s younger crowd.