Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Place to Play: Informal Jams in Lowell House

March 30, 2011

Not enough music playing in your life? Haven’t had a chance to just jam in a while? Want to make some new musically-inclined friends in a relaxed environment? Just want to learn more about music? Consider joining Keerthi Reddy ’14 in the Lowell House band room on Wednesday nights for regular jams open to...

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Solid A Cappella Sampler for Junior Parents

March 29, 2011

The Junior Parents’ Weekend a cappella jam had a lot working against it, from its Friday afternoon time to its brevity to its awkward insertion after Drew Faust’s welcome address and a panel of speakers addressing junior parents. It would be unfair and impossible to compare it to Harvard’s more typical a cappella jams—packed,...

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Fun Inside-Out

March 26, 2011

In performances of Inside Out in the Loeb Ex this March, Chris Gummerson’s quirky assemblage of characters swept audiences away from the anxiety of the fast-paced, technology-driven world and into the adventure and misadventure of the Alaskan wilderness.  The one-act play centers around Charlie Hart (Phil Gillen ’13), an overextended employee for a telecom...

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Oedipus, Updated

March 19, 2011

There’s plenty of contemporary drama this season to satisfy a variety of audiences–the Classical Club’s production of Oedipus Rex adds some ancient drama to the options. The club members’ fresh translation preserved high style ancient Greek language while adding a more accessible contemporary feel. There were only a few moments throughout the play where the...

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Ghungroo 2011

March 17, 2011

Ghungroo, the South Asian Association’s annual cultural and performing arts show, is a refreshing change of pace from the exclusive productions of many extracurricular performance groups. With a cast and crew of over 350, Ghungroo is one of the largest events on campus in which Harvard students of all skill levels are invited to...

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HRO Gets its Romance On

March 14, 2011

Selling out Sander’s Theater is no easy feat, but one that the Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra managed last Friday night as they presented an evening of Romantic Russian music to a packed house of students and excited parents. Although the program was not what one might call ‘diverse,’ HRO showed wonderful mastery of all three...

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Preview: Black Arts Festival 2011

March 2, 2011

Today, Thursday March 3rd, through Saturday March 5th , the Kuumba Singers and a wide range of other arts groups on campus will together present this year’s Black Arts Festival. The theme of the festival is “How it Feels to be Colored Me,” after the Zora Neale Hurston essay on when she felt “colored”...

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