Winter events

A drawing by Heinz Tesar from the exhibit Fragments on Le Corbusier at the Carpenter Center. The drawing depicts Ronchamp (at right), Le Corbusier's pilgrimage chapel.

SPECIAL. On February 24 at Sanders Theatre, the Harvard Foundation presents the annual Cultural Rhythms performing arts festival, a day-long celebration of diversity at the University. Call (617) 496-2222 for details.

MUSIC. The Harvard Din & Tonics and Radcliffe Pitches give a Valentine's Day concert at Sanders Theatre on February 10. The Harvard Krokodiloes perform on February 23. Both events begin at 8 p.m. For details, call 496-2222.

THEATER. The American Repertory Theatre presents Bernard Shaw's The Doctor's Dilemma from January 26 to March 14. Mother Courage and Her Children, by Bertolt Brecht, will be performed from February 9 to March 18. For details and tickets, call 547-8300 or visit

EXHIBITIONS. Drawings by Austrian architect Heinz Tesar are on display at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts from January 22 through February 16. The exhibit, entitled Fragments on Le Corbusier, also includes poems and memorabilia related to Le Corbusier's Ronchamp.

The Harvard University Art Museums offer a variety of exhibits this winter. Appearing at the Sackler is Antoin Sevruguin and the Persian Image, a series of Iranian photographs from the 1870s to the 1930s. Through January 14, the museum also offers The Rich Life and the Dance: Weavings from Roman, Byzantine, and Islamic Egypt.

Starting February 11, a stunning array of tourmalines, including the famous Hamlin necklace, will be shown at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Call 495-3045 for more information. As part of a series of shows on Southwestern textiles, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology presents Walk in Beauty: Classic Navajo Blankets through March 4. Call 496-1027 for further details.

FILM. The Harvard Film Archive presents a festival of films by director Peter Watkins from January 11 to 17. His 1966 award-winning documentary, War Game, will be shown, along with his most recent endeavor, La Commune (1999). From February 16 to 27, contemporary Chinese cinema is highlighted in "The Urban Generation: Chinese Cinema and Society in Transformation." For showtimes and other winter events, call 495-4700 or visit

NATURE. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics provides free astronomy programs on the third Thursday of every month. For details, call 495-7461.

SPORTS. For sports listings, call 495-4848 or visit

Listings also appear in the weekly University Gazette,.

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