Harvard Calendar

SPECIAL. A memorial gathering with music will be held on September 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Sanders Theatre in remembrance of Naumburg professor of music emerita Luise Vosgerchian, who died in March. The free event will feature performances by Lynn Chang '75 and Yo-Yo Ma '76, D.Mus. '91. Seating is limited. In addition, on the evening of November 13, WHRB will broadcast a special program devoted to live concert recordings and lectures by Vosgerchian and reminiscences by her students and colleagues. Check local listings for the time.

The Arnold Arboretum hosts its twentieth annual plant sale on September 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.at the Case Estates in Weston. Trees, shrubs, and perennials are available and rare specimens will be up for auction. Call (617) 524-1718 for details.

The annual ice-skating exhibition An Evening with Champions, organized by the students of Eliot House, takes place at the Bright Hockey Center on October 20 and 21 at 8 p.m., with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on October 21. Proceeds benefit the Jimmy Fund at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. For tickets and information, call 493-8172.

 

THEATER. The American Repertory Theatre presents The King Stag, an eighteenth-century fairy tale for the entire family. The show, featuring puppets and masks, runs from September 14 to 28. From October 13 to October 29 at the Hasty Pudding Theatre, Nocturne, by Adam Rapp, will be performed. The story of a brother piecing together the events surrounding his sister's death, it is told through a series of monologues. For details, call 547-8300 or visit www.amrep.org.

FILM. The Harvard Film Archive offers a week-long tribute to Clint Eastwood, starting on September 18. In addition, a German film series entitled Postwar Prospects: Recent Films from Germany will be shown on weekends in October. For schedules and further details, call 495-4700 or visit www.harvardfilmarchive.org.

 
EXHIBITIONS. A thousand butterfly specimens from around the world will be visible from September 29 through March 4 at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. The show includes shimmering blue Morphos from the Amazon and huge Birdwing butterflies from Papua New Guinea. For information, call 495-3045. The Harvard University Art Museums continue various exhibits featuring recent acquisitions of Asian, Islamic, and late Indian art. In addition, a landmark exhibition of nearly 100 works by Albrecht Dürer will be at the Busch-Reisinger from September 9 through December 3. Entitled Dürer's Passions, the exhibit includes rare prints and drawings not previously shown in the United States. Starting on September 29, Franz Marc's renowned paintings of horses will also be on display at the museum. At the Fogg, Before and after the End of Time: Architecture and the Year 1000 runs through December 31. The exhibit examines Romanesque architecture and the apocalyptic vision of the City of God. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology has planned three new exhibits of Southwestern textiles from its collection. The first opens on October 5. Lectures are also planned. Call 496-1027 for details.

MUSIC. The Harvard Band's annual Dartmouth concert falls on October 27 at 8 p.m.at Sanders Theatre. The program features Harvard songs as well as performances by the jazz band and wind ensemble celebrating Kurt Weill and Aaron Copland.

Additional listings appear on this magazine's website (www.harvard-magazine.com/current.calendar.html) and in the weekly University Gazette.

 

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