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Arts & Culture

  • Monday, April 20, 2015 - 16:27
    Overwhelmed by the festival's many offerings this year? Office for the Arts staff are here to help.
  • Monday, April 20, 2015 - 16:17
    “Harvard Voices,” sponsored by the Harvard University Committee on the Arts, united a cross-section of artistic influences and University arts resources.
  • Monday, April 20, 2015 - 12:07
    In 1963 we published Helen Vendler’s first book, a study of Yeats based on her Harvard dissertation. We’ve since published nearly two dozen more of her 31 books, a corpus to which we’ll soon add The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar, a collection of two decades’ worth of her essays, book reviews, and prose. Vendler begins The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar with an account of her life as a critic, from childhood enthusiasm to sharpened focus and an urge to write, and from early-career...
  • Monday, April 20, 2015 - 06:45
    As the artistic director of Soho Repertory Theatre in the TriBeCa district of New York City, Sarah Benson has built a long career out of tearing down walls. In 2008, Benson brought Sarah Kane‘s explosive play, Blasted, to the U.S. In her most recent endeavor, the acclaimed hit An Octoroon, walls come down between the audience and […]
  • Friday, April 17, 2015 - 17:53
    Two lectures launched a yearlong celebration of Widener Library, which turns 100 this June.
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 22:07
    They dance in twos. "Duetti" is the Dance Program's spring concert.
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 11:57
    Jazz Master in Residence George Coleman on mentors, jukeboxes, and what he hopes to accomplish during his visit to Harvard.
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 15:48
    Harvey Cox, the Hollis Research Professor of Divinity Emeritus at the Divinity School, talks about his new book, “How to Read the Bible.”
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 17:17
    Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Jr. took part in a question-and-answer session with Harvard President Drew Faust as part of the William Belden Noble Lectures.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 15:12
    A Harvard senior creates a student-run show for his senior project. The work grew out of his special concentration in theater arts and performance. “OSCAR at The Crown and the love that dare not speak its name” runs April 15 and 16 at 8 p.m. and April 17 at 10:30 p.m.