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"I, Too, Am Harvard," which has largely been kept a secret on campus, looks to bring to the forefront race issues in a provocative, thoughtful way.
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma ’76 filled the Institute of Politics with the sound of music yesterday during a discussion on the arts, which culminated in an interactive cello performance that received a standing ovation from the audience.
Virginia R. Marshall '15 and Bex H. Kwan '14 perform.
Jalem D. Towler '15 performs a spoken word poem.
When the confessional, highly personal medium of spoken word poetry meets a slam competition, poets have to reconcile the strategizing required to do well in a tournament with staying true to themselves as artists.
A film poet and a “warrior of cinema,” Harmony Korine remains true to his independent art film roots despite challenging Hollywood’s genre confines with his latest film, “Spring Breakers.” Korine sat down with The Crimson in between screenings of his films at the Harvard Film Archive.
On Feb. 22 at Paine Hall, the Harvard Composers Association presented “New Works,” a concert in collaboration with the Juventas New Music Ensemble premiering original pieces from undergraduate classical composers.
While the concert had its lows, the few peccadilloes pointed out here did not truly outweigh the many strengths displayed on stage. The orchestra was technically impeccable throughout the performance (or at least seemed so from a third-row balcony seat), and the music was nothing if not enjoyable.
Cox's visibility has had notable ripple effects in the mainstream and has given Cox a platform from which she has been able to advocate for transgender women to tell their own stories
Taylor's photos are colorful depictions of powerful, contradictory images: first-generation Mexican Americans working as Border Patrol Officers, gun-toting Mexican soldiers amiably giving Taylor directions; air-conditioned immigration offices alongside empty detention centers; and perhaps most movingly, apprehended drug smugglers who were unknowingly used as decoys by their colleagues.
“Most of what we do is fulfill other people’s expectations. You just have to meet them, and you win,” muses a young, female voice. “When what you expect of yourself changes, that’s when things get tricky.”
The lecture-performance event, which took place Sunday, was a collaboration between Kelly and the Blue Heron Renaissance Choir. Kelly, a music professor who teaches the popular Gen Ed course “First Nights,” took his First Church audience through the processes that took Europe from “ut-re-mi” to polyphony, a musical texture Kelly describes as Western music’s greatest contribution to the world.
The studio was formerly housed across the street at 219 Western Ave. It was moved in September to make space for the buildings slated to be built on Harvard’s Allston campus.
Novelist, poet, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Achy Obejas visited Harvard on Thursday, Feb. 20 to talk about her novel “Days of Awe.”