Monthly Archives: February 2010

Mark Morris on Mozart

February 24, 2010
Mark Morris on Mozart

At the beginning of Morris on Mozart, two stage hands appeared on the Sanders Theater stage. They moved the interview chairs, rolled up the large oriental rug that had been beneath them, and promptly carried it off stage. The amused audience began to whisper. Why would they need to roll up the rug for...

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The Salon: A Night at the Signet

February 24, 2010
The Salon: A Night at the Signet

Pedestrians walking by the Signet Society building last Saturday night might have paused briefly as they glimpsed a neon green glow seeping out through the windows.  Perhaps images of time portals and supernatural phenomena might have even flitted through their minds; the event that took place that night, however, was an evening devoted to...

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The Glass Menagerie: A Glass Half-Full

February 24, 2010
The Glass Menagerie: A Glass Half-Full

For many, Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie is more of a title than a living, breathing piece of American theater. The play is better known for its ubiquitous inclusion in high-school English syllabi than its performance history. Thus, it is our good fortune to have Megan O’Keefe’s (‘11) fine production currently running in the...

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Love@Harvard: Valentine’s Day

February 24, 2010
Love@Harvard: Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day celebrations at Harvard can usually be split into two well-defined groups: couples being couple-y at Upstairs on the Square and sad singles stopping by Doma to pick up their “dates.” This Valentine’s Day proved to be much different for one set of Harvard freshmen, however. Three eligible, athletic bachelors and one beautiful,...

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Frankly My Dear, I Don’t Give a Jam: Who Gives a Jam?

February 24, 2010
Frankly My Dear, I Don’t Give a Jam: Who Gives a Jam?

On February 13th, the Harvard LowKeys and the Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones presented the second of their bi-annual Sanders Theater concerts. Dubbed Frankly My Dear, I Don’t Give A Jam – yes, we get it, jam-pun – the joint performance was not without its moments of brilliance, but tended to stay firmly within the realm of...

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The American College Dance Festival: New England Regional Conference

February 24, 2010
The American College Dance Festival: New England Regional Conference

Merritt Moore (’11) performing      anomie in “Timbre and Flux”       (Photo Credit: Jessica C. Flores) The American College Dance Festival Association’s New England Regional Conference Showcase is an example of a competition whose rigor not only tries the bodies of its competitors but also the minds of their judges. Over the brisk Valentine’s...

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Harvard Dancers at the ACDFA

February 23, 2010
Harvard Dancers at the ACDFA

On Saturday, February 13, Harvard presented two pieces at the American College Dance Festival Association’s New England Regional Conference in Boston University’s Tsai auditorium. After the performance, professional modern dance choreographers Bill Evans, Edisa Weeks and Sean Curran commented on each piece. Here, with their permission, is a transcript of their comments. Harvard’s first...

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