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SPECIAL. Dance yourself over to the annual CityStep show, featuring Cambridge fifth- and sixth-graders, on April 14 and 15 in Sanders Theatre...

SPECIAL. Dance yourself over to the annual CityStep show, featuring Cambridge fifth- and sixth-graders, on April 14 and 15 in Sanders Theatre. For times and ticket prices, call (617) 496-2222.

Mark your calendars for ArtsFirst 2000, Harvard’s eighth annual celebration of the arts, coming up May 4-7.


THEATER. The American Repertory Theatre’s production of Joe Orton’s Loot concludes its run on March 15; Charles Mee’s Full Circle closes on March 19, both at the Loeb Drama Center. From March 31 to April 16, the ART stages The Ohio State Murders, by Adrienne Kennedy, at the Hasty Pudding Theatre, on 12 Holyoke Street. Call 547-8300 for further details.

The Jewel of Denial, Hasty Pudding Theatricals number 152, ends its Cam­bridge run on March 19, then heads for New York City and Bermuda. Call 495-5205 for more information, or visit the club’s website at www.­has­ty­pud­ding.­org.


MUSIC. Sanders Theatre has a full house of concerts by undergraduate groups. On March 3, the Radcliffe Choral Society leads off the roster of choral and a cappella groups: the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum performing Bach’s St. John Passion (March 10); the Harvard-Radcliffe Opportunes (March 11); the Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones (April 22); and Kuumba Singers (April 29). On the instrumental side, the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra takes the stage March 4 and April 7; the Harvard Wind Ensemble performs on March 18; and the Harvard University Jazz Band looks at St. Louis Blues on April 8. Call 496-2222 for tickets to the concerts, all at 8 p.m.

Ruddigore (or, The Witch’s Curse) is the spring offering (April 6-15, in Agassiz Theatre) from the Harvard-Radcliffe Gil­bert & Sullivan Players. For showtimes and tickets, call 496-2222.


FILM. The Harvard Film Archive hosts the Boston-area screenings of African Film Festival 2000 (April 12-16). For details about the festival and other programs, call 495-4700.


EXHIBITIONS. This March the Harvard Uni­versity Art Museums begin A Decade of Collecting, a yearlong program of exhibitions showcasing recent additions to the collections. Asian art is the focus at the Sackler (opening March 11); the Fogg begins with prints and drawings (March 25) and follows up with photo­­graphs (April 29); the Busch-Reisinger opens its exhibit on April 15. Continuing at the Fogg and the Sackler, respectively, are “The Shape of Content”: The Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive at Harvard and Ben Shahn’s New York: The Photography of Modern Times (see page 52), and at the Sackler, The Enlightened Eye: Gifts from John Goelet. At the Busch-Rei­singer, Landmark Pictures: Ed Ruscha/Andreas Gur­sky closes on March 19.

Watch the exterior space below the Carpenter Center in mid March for Ineffable Space, a sound piece by James Walsh, and for Cognitive Landscape, a wall painting by Paul Morrison, in early April.


PROGRAMS. On March 16 and April 20 the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics hosts free observatory nights with stargazing, if weath­er permits; call 495-7461 for more information.


SPORTS. For current sports schedules or results, call 495-4848, or look on-line, at www.fas.harvard.edu/~athletic/schedules_spring.html.


Additional listings appear on this magazine’s website (www.harvardmagazine.com) and in the weekly University Gazette.


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