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Max Tan performs with the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.
Violinist Max Tan ’15 made his Symphony Hall debut on March 7, playing Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto along with the Benjamin Zander-directed Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. The Crimson caught up with Tan before his performance to chat about music, school, and striking the precarious balance between the two.
After undergoing several years of construction, the Fogg Museum is expected to reopen in the fall of 2014. The reconstruction of the museum is part of a larger initiative to merge Harvard’s art collection into one building.
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka gives his Refletions on Mandela speech at the Meanings of Mandela event honoring the late South African President in Sanders Theater on Tuesday afternoon.
The Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club’s production of Oscar Wilde’s “Salomé,” directed by Yigit P. Sezener ’17, ran in the Cabot House Theater from March 6 to 8. Before the astonished eyes of the audience, the integrity of the text was mashed to an ignominious death in Sezener’s bizarre staging, featuring a set that looks like a 19th-century imperialist conception of a Chinese court, a Salomé clad in Lolita fashion, and overacted line-delivery that would be expected in an amateur production of “Hamlet.” What was displayed in this production was not art. It was exploitation.
"Homage and Schwitters" an interactive sound sculpture made in 2012 sits in front of multiple photographs as part of "The Other Side" exhibit by Hans Tutschku that opened on the first floor of Byery Hall in Radcliffe Yard on March 10.
"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.
It’s official: the College’s top administrator has started a book club.
Working groups composed of students and administrators tasked with determining College priorities for the future of the Smith Center hope renovation will include food options and a designated space for tourists, among other elements.
Freshmen, listen up: Housing Day will be here faster than you can say “not Slytherin.” You’re nervous, you’re excited, and you’re probably confused. We’re here to help. You only live Housing Day once, after all. We’ve put together a handy schedule to make sure that you live it right.
The walls of Lepore's office are decorated with a variety of books, posters, and artifacts from significant time periods in American history.
A copy of The Dallas Morning News issue the morning after President John F. Kennedy's assassination lies across one of the tables in Lepore's office.