Week of Sunday, September 25, 2016

September 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This seminar brings together works of art that take the future as their subject, as well as works that are the result of experiments with new materials and technologies...
September 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
These tours, designed and led by Harvard undergraduates from a range of academic disciplines, focus on select objects chosen by each student guide. They provide visitors a unique view into the building and collections...
September 30, 3:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., and JOHN STAUFFER, editors of the new Penguin Classics edition of The Portable Frederick Douglass, for a discussion of the seminal writings and speeches of a legendary writer, orator, and civil rights leader....
September 30, 5:30pm
Presented by GlobeDocs (2016) dir Sue Williams [73 min] The environmental impact of our personal devices is laid bare in this searing examination of ‘designed obsolescence’ of our ‘beloved’ products. DEATH BY DESIGN uncovers a global story of damaged lives, environmental destruction and devices that are designed to die.
September 30, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes the bestselling and award-winning author of The Flight of Gemma Hardy MARGOT LIVESEY for a reading from her latest novel, Mercury—a tense psychological drama and a taut emotional thriller exploring love, obsession, and the deceits that pull a family apart....
September 30, 7:30pm
Presented by GlobeDocs (2016) dir David Schisgall [86 min] In 2012, Theo Padnos, an American journalist, slipped into Syria to report on the country’s civil war and was promptly kidnapped by Al Qaeda. In THEO WHO LIVED, Padnos returns to the Middle East, and retraces the physical and emotional steps of his harrowing 22-month journey in this intimate portrait of personal resilience, and grace in the face of hate.
September 30, 8:00pm
THE SEA THE SEA is an Upstate New York based indie folk-pop duo-band featuring what Huffington Post calls, “Two of the loveliest male-female voices you might ever hear this or any other year.”...
September 30, 8:00pm
On How to Dress Well's fourth LP, Care, Tom Krell sings about what it really means to care—for others, for the world, and for himself—with a voice which has more clarity and depth than ever before. ...
September 30, 8:00pm
A couple of dozen manila folders are scattered on the kitchen table of an old Boston Queen Anne Victorian - a song title on the cover of each file with a pile of lyrics stuffed inside...
September 30, 8:00pm
Monty Alexander is an American classic, touring the world relentlessly with various projects, delighting a global audience drawn to his vibrant personality and soulful message...
September 30, 10:00pm
Monty Alexander is an American classic, touring the world relentlessly with various projects, delighting a global audience drawn to his vibrant personality and soulful message...
October 01, 10:00am - 4:00pm
This fall the Intensive Foster Care Team at Cambridge Family & Children’s Service will be hosting MAPP (Massachusetts Approach to Partnership in Parenting) Training...
October 01, 12:00pm
Presented by GlobeDocs (2016) dir Nora Poggi, Insiyah Saeed [97 min] Entrepreneurs are the new rock stars. Yet rarely does one think of a young woman. SHE STARTED IT dispels this misconception following five successful young women who have started tech companies as they work to build their new businesses in a male-dominated field.
October 01, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Mount Auburn, designated a National Historic Landmark, is one of the country’s most significant designed landscapes...
October 01, 2:30pm
Presented by GlobeDocs Co-presented by Provincetown International Film Festival (2016) dir Vanessa Gould [96 min] There are very few obituary writers in the world, and none are better than those at The New York Times. OBIT seamlessly details the tradition of memorializing extraordinary lives in this fascinating look at the men and women who relish the task.
October 01, 3:00pm
Harvard Medical School Associate Professor of Psychiatry Nancy Rappaport, MD explores how she cultivated strength and joy as she journeyed through breast cancer....
October 01, 5:00pm
Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur: Penny’s Farm In the 1960s Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur led the groundbreaking Jug Band, admired and imitated by everyone from folk and blues musicians to rockers like the Lovin’ Spoonful and the Grateful Dead, but their new album isn’t a victory lap or nostalgia trip...
October 01, 5:00pm
Presented by GlobeDocs Co-presented by The DocYard (2016) dir Keith Maitland [96 min] 50 years ago, a sniper opened fire from the University of Texas Tower leaving 16 dead, three-dozen wounded, and a nation shaken...
October 01, 7:30pm
Presented by GlobeDocs (2015) Justin Bare, Matthew Miele [128 min] Renowned photographer Harry Benson rose to fame alongside The Beatles as he photographed their inaugural 1964 trip to the US...
October 01, 8:00pm
Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur: Penny’s Farm In the 1960s Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur led the groundbreaking Jug Band, admired and imitated by everyone from folk and blues musicians to rockers like the Lovin’ Spoonful and the Grateful Dead, but their new album isn’t a victory lap or nostalgia trip...
October 01, 9:00pm
The gravitational pull of Diarrhea Planet is strong; once you get caught in the orbit of its stadium-sized riffs and blistering solos, it’s hard to escape. ...
October 01, 10:00pm - October 02, 2:00am
Bolling formed her own unique performance, where she effortlessly merges soul, jazz and R&B styles...
October 02 all-day - December 31 all-day
THE COMEDY STUDIO - 2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS