Week of April 23, 2017

April 26, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
What does trauma look like? How can teachers of young children recognize, honor, and support children in all aspects of their development? In this session,...
April 26, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Community Living Options (CLO) invites you to attend a spectacular evening of valuable information and resources.
April 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
If you can carry a tune, but aren't sure just where you are going with it, this is your class. Come learn better breath control, build vocal power, produce a pleasing tone, stretch your range, and sing without tension...
April 26, 6:00pm
Lisa Randall will discuss how scientists think about scale when studying the cosmos–from the mysterious properties of dark matter to the depths of our universe and beyond...
April 26, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes journalists JONATHAN ALLEN and AMIE PARNES—authors of 2014's HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton—for a discussion of their latest book, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign...
April 26, 7:00pm
We were as saddened as everyone else by the passing of one of Hollywood's most enduring (and endearing) mother/daughter duos, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, at the end of last year...
April 26, 7:30pm
Far Away (Spring 2017). Written by Caryl Churchill Directed by Annie Tippe Set Design by Sara Brown.
April 26, 7:30pm
The West African Griot encompasses the characteristics of a musician, historian, poet, teacher, advisor, ambassador, and storyteller. In his most recent project, "Griot Footsteps," Kevin Harris explores the powerful message and music of Stevie Wonder, unquestionably one of America's most formidable griots...
April 26, 8:00pm
Blair Crimmins began his current music career in Atlanta, Georgia, with a determination to bring Ragtime and 1920’s style Dixieland Jazz to new audiences
April 26, 8:00pm
Blair Crimmins began his current music career in Atlanta, Georgia, with a determination to bring Ragtime and 1920’s style Dixieland Jazz to new audiences...
April 26, 9:15pm
Though she will always be best remembered for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, Carrie Fisher was also an accomplished author...
April 27 all-day - April 30 all-day
Please join us April 27th for an evening of gorgeous carpet shoes and vintage outfit styling! Shoes will be available at Oona's April 27th-30th for purchase.
April 27, 8:00am - April 28, 8:00am
Driven equally by pumping bass, glitter, dance heroism and feats of endurance, this 90-minute, ...
April 27, 10:00am - 5:00pm
The Global Exposure Photo Project Competition encourages members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) community to share their passion for seeing the world through photography...
April 27, 12:30pm
Katherine Eremin, the Patricia Cornwell Senior Conservation Scientist, and Angela Chang, assistant director, conservator of objects and sculpture, and head of the objects laboratory, in the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, will give today’s gallery talk.
April 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Award-winning actor John Lithgow ‘67 ArD '05 is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust. The ceremony will include a discussion with Mr. Lithgow moderated by President Faust, host of the event. This is the official opening event for ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student creativity in the arts, April 27-30.
April 27, 4:00pm
Award-winning actor John Lithgow ’67 ArD ’05 is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Harvard University Board of Overseers in association with the American Repertory Theater
April 27, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Stroll past 'Bee' members' homes, and hear their stories; all in the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House vicinity. Tour led by Steve Pinkerton.
April 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Lesley University in celebrating South African Freedom Day at the Boston Premier of the Award-Winning Documentary Feature Film, When Voices Meet. They said it couldn’t – and shouldn’t – be done. South Africa was in flames from political ...
April 27, 6:30pm
Discover the Maine roots of Cambridge’s favorite poet as author John Babin discusses his recent book...
April 27, 7:00pm
Dryside tells the story of two interracial couples fighting to survive in a city devastated by global climate change. The poor and minority population of the city has been disproportionately affected by the changing climate...
April 27, 7:00pm
From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks...
April 27, 7:00pm
Rivals Unto Death Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr...
April 27, 7:30pm
Far Away (Spring 2017). Written by Caryl Churchill Directed by Annie Tippe Set Design by Sara Brown.
April 27, 8:00pm - April 28, 9:30pm
Driven equally by pumping bass, glitter, dance heroism and feats of endurance, this 90-minute, ...
April 27, 8:00pm
Three unique and distinctive musical voices unite for a special Trio project, combining traditional and progressive musical elements from India, Italy, and Cuba...
April 27, 8:00pm
“It’s time that I saddle on again and hit the road sharing my crazy washashore cowgirl story,” says Rizzio, who is probably most at home when she is on stage sharing her songs.
April 27, 8:00pm
The locals call someone who moves to Cape Cod but was not born there a Washahore. In Texas, a young girl barrel-raced on Pleasant Valley Ranch and had never seen the ocean...
April 27, 9:00pm
Three unique and distinctive musical voices unite for a special Trio project, combining traditional and progressive musical elements from India, Italy, and Cuba...
April 27, 9:00pm
Some of the best parties are the ones that weren’t even supposed to occur. Two or three friends lazily enjoy each other’s company, then another two or three join the impromptu festivities. Jokes are cracked, drinks are guzzled, and the next thing you know, it’s 3 a.m...
April 28 all-day
Every Friday, beginning April 7th 2017 through June 30th 2017, get a $4 falafel at Wrapro Harvard Square location ONLY
April 28, 9:00am - 5:00pm
The Global Exposure Photo Project Competition encourages members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) community to share their passion for seeing the world through photography...
April 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bernard Berenson (1865–1959), the American art historian and connoisseur of Italian Renaissance painting, had an interest in collecting Islamic art in the early 20th century...
April 28, 11:30am
Visitors will enter the world of a late 19th-century museum and be transported into the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition where Frederic Putnam, the second Peabody Museum director, presented the museum’s anthropological vision and collections to a wider world...
April 28, 3:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes Harvard University Lecturer on Political Theory YASCHA MOUNK for a discussion of his book, The Age of Responsibility: Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State..
April 28, 5:00pm
We are pleased to invite you to attend a showing of interdisciplinary dance installations created by the Spring 2017 Emerging Choreographers: Lauren Balbus '17 Gabriella Czarniak '17 Miriam Huettner '17 Talia Rothstein '17 These works were created during a semester-long residency at Harvard Dance Center and Arts @ 29 Garden as part of the OFA Dance Program's Emerging Choreographers Residency program.
April 28, 7:00pm
Far Away (Spring 2017). Written by Caryl Churchill Directed by Annie Tippe Set Design by Sara Brown.
April 28, 7:00pm
We are pleased to invite you to attend a showing of interdisciplinary dance installations created by the Spring 2017 Emerging Choreographers: Lauren Balbus '17 Gabriella Czarniak '17 Miriam Huettner '17 Talia Rothstein '17 These works were created during a semester-long residency at Harvard Dance Center and Arts @ 29 Garden as part of the OFA Dance Program's Emerging Choreographers Residency program.
April 28, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes one of the cofounders and leaders of No Boston Olympics CHRIS DEMPSEY and Professor of Economics at Smith College ANDREW ZIMBALIST for a discussion of their book No Boston Olympics: How and Why Smart Cities Are Passing on the Torch...
April 28, 7:30pm
Ron Carter is among the most original, prolific, and influential bassists in jazz...
April 28, 8:00pm
The Program Risk of Repetition (2012) set to Philip Glass’ Violin Concerto Still Waters (2002) set to Claude Debussy’s Nocturne PREMIERE
April 28, 8:00pm
ZOË LEWIS is a band in a body! She plays jazz, jump jive, latin grooves, swing, international folk, funk originals on anything from the piano to the spoons
April 28, 8:00pm
Blue Heron celebrates the completion of its 5-CD series, Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks, with a gorgeous program of highlights from the five discs...
April 28, 8:00pm
ZOË LEWIS is a band in a body! She plays jazz, jump jive, latin grooves, swing, international folk, funk originals on anything from the piano to the spoons...
April 28, 8:30pm - 10:00pm
A spectacular evening at Sanders Theatre celebrating the 25th anniversary of Harvard University’s ARTS FIRST festival (April 27-30), featuring Emmy Award-winnning actor Courtney Vance ’82 (“Law & Order,” “The People v. O.J. Simpson”), Academy Award-nominated composer Nick Britell ’03 (“Moonlight”), former New York City Ballet principal dancer Damian Woetzel MPA ’07, members of both the Silk Road Ensemble and the Harvard Dance Project, other Harvard undergraduate performers, and more to be announced—all under the direction of Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus ’88.
April 28, 8:30pm
Join us for a festive evening of dance, music, drama and film honoring the talents cultivated at Harvard and their continuing journeys...