Events

SPECIAL. November 18 marks the day of The Game in Cambridge. Kick-off is at 12:30 p.m. A multitude of parties and reunions are scheduled. The night before, on November 17, the 101st annual Harvard/Yale Football Concert with the glee clubs takes place, followed by the Harvard-Yale Concert, featuring the Harvard Krokodiloes, on November 18. Both concerts start at 8 p.m. at Sanders Theatre. For further details, call (617) 495-1642 or visit www.fas.harvard.edu/~memhall. For additional sports listings, call 495-4848 or visit www.fas.harvard.edu/~athletic/schedules_fall.html.

 

MUSIC. The Harvard University Wind Ensemble will perform on December 2, and the Harvard Jazz Band can be heard December 9. Both events begin at 8 p.m. at Lowell Hall. Sanders Theatre hosts a weekend of concerts by other student groups, including the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra on December 1, the Harvard Din & Tonics and the Harvard Callbacks on December 2 (both performances begin at 8 p.m.), and the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus on December 3 at 3 p.m. For more information on events at Sanders Theatre, call 495-1642.

 

THEATER. The American Repertory Theatre presents Antigone by Sophocles from November 24 to January 9, 2001. Anton Chekhov's play Three Farces and a Funeral: The Proposal, the Bear, and the Wedding Reception (adapted by Robert Brustein) will run from December 8 to January 14. For details and tickets, call 547-8300 or visit www.amrep.org.

 

FILM. The Harvard Film Archive and the Boston Jewish Film Festival are cosponsoring a week-long retrospective on filmmaker Amos Gitai starting November 18. Films by award-winning director Abigail Child '68 will appear on November 14, including this year's Surface Noise. "Pursuits of Liberty: Recent Activist Cinema," including films such as Doug Wolens's Butterfly, begins November 3 and runs through November 19. For further details on listings for the fall schedule, please call 495-4700 or visit www.harvardfilmarchive.org.

 

The Red Horses, 1911, is among six paintings by German artist Franz Marc on display at the Busch-Reisinger through March 18, 2001.

 

 

The Red Horses, 1911, is among six paintings by German artist Franz Marc on display at the Busch-Reisinger through March 18, 2001.

Harvard University Art Museums

EXHIBITIONS. Butterfly specimens from around the world can be seen at the Harvard Museum of Natural History until March 4. For information, call 495-3045. The Harvard University Art Museums feature ongoing exhibits of recent acquisitions of Asian, Islamic, and late Indian art. The Franz Marc exhibit at the Busch-Reisinger marks the first time in more than 20 years that Marc's work has been displayed in the United States. It includes masterworks on loan from galleries in Germany, Minnesota, and New York. Also at the museum through December 3 are nearly 100 works by Albrecht Dürer. At the Fogg, the transitional paintings of American artist Philip Guston can be seen through February 4. In addition, Before and after the End of Time: Architecture and the Year 1000 runs through December 31. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology offers a series of three exhibits on Southwestern textiles: a show on early Navajo rugs and embroidery runs through November 26 and classic Navajo blankets appear from December 7 to March 4. Contemporary Navajo art is slated for exhibition next year. Call 496-1027 for details.

 

Listings also appear in the weekly University Gazette.

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