MUSIC. Memorial Church hosts the annual Christmas Carol Services on December 9 at 5 p.m. and December 10 at 8 p.m. Call 617-495-8597 for details. The Harvard Wind Ensemble performs music by guest composer Elliott Schwartz on December 1. A tribute to the late jazz pianist John Lewis occurs December 8 and features the Harvard Jazz Band. Both concerts are at 8 p.m. in Lowell Hall. Sanders Theatre hosts a series of student concerts this season. On November 2, the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum performs works by Brahms, Debussy, and Britten; the Radcliffe Pitches and Harvard Veritones can be heard on November 3. The Radcliffe Choral Society sings classic sacred compositions on November 9; the Harvard Din & Tonics follow with popular tunes on November 10. The Harvard Krokodiloes and Harvard Opportunes appear December 1, and the Harvard Glee Club and Radcliffe Choral Society take their turn in a joint concert on December 7. For details and tickets, call 617-496-2222.
THEATER. The American Repertory Theatre presents Othello, directed by Yuri Yeremin, from November 23 to January 15. Enrico IV, by Luigi Pirandello, takes the stage from December 7 to January 13. Both shows are at the Loeb Drama Center. Call 617-547-8300 for showtimes and tickets, or visit www.amrep.org.
FILM. The Harvard Film Archive celebrates new Iranian cinema, as well as African and French films, in November. For further information, call 617-495-4700, or visit www.filmarchive.org.
DANCE. A dance festival showcasing works by faculty members and two guest companies, including a West Indian troupe, is set for November 30 to December 2 at the Rieman Center for the Performing Arts. Call 617-495-8683 for details.
EXHIBITIONS. On exhibit at the Fogg is You Look Beautiful Like That: The Portrait Photographs of Seydou Keïta and Malick Sidibé. The African artists took thousands of portraits in Mali before and after the country's independence from France in 1960. At the Sackler Museum, The Sensuous and the Sublime: Representations of Love in the Arts of the Middle East and Southern Asia can be seen through December 30. Richard Neutra's Windshield House, an examination of an idiosyncratic summer home, now demolished, opens November 10. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and the Fogg present Marking Places: Spatial Effects of African Art, an exhibit of 40 objects produced by sub-Saharan cultures between the sixteenth and twentieth centuries. Call 617-495-9400 or visit www.artmuseums.harvard.edu.
The Harvard Museum of Natural History's newest exhibit, Dodos, Trilobites, and Meteorites...Treasures of Nature and Science at Harvard, features a woodpecker specimen believed to be from the Lewis and Clark expedition. For details, call 617-495-3045. At the Pusey Library through December 24 are theatrical photographs by Alix Jeffry, who chronicled early off-Broadway plays. The Schlesinger Library features a series of photographs on "women and war" through December 21.
NATURE. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics sponsors free observatory nights on the third Thursday of every month. For information, call 617-495-7461.
For sports listings, call 617-495-4848 or visit www.fas.harvard.edu/~athletic/schedules_winter.html.
Listings also appear in the weekly University Gazette, accessible via this magazine's website, www.harvard-magazine.com.
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