Join Tef Poe—hiphop artist, activist, and Hutchins Center Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow—for an evening celebrating his time at Harvard. The night will feature performances by rising stars of hiphop including Cheech Forreign, The Knuckles, Giday, and Dzidzor with DJs Morshabazz and Kay Kay 47. Tef Poe will play a headlining set, and attendees are invited to an afterparty at Mass Apparel directly following the concert.
Students in 6th-8th grade, join us for a fun DIY (Do It Yourself) workshop on making galaxy t-shirts! You'll learn how to make your own galaxy t-shirt, which you can take home at the end of the workshop. We'll also talk about our “guiding stars” (ie. role models) and explore what makes us shine as leaders and friends.
In this workshop, students in 3rd-5th grade will make a 3D mosaic using recycled paper and computer parts! All the parts have been chosen with children in mind and are made from plastic, rubber and metal. Through observation, imagination, and experimentation, we will learn about patterns, contrasting shapes and colors, and layering in order to make an eye-popping creation!
Harvard Film Archive, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St., Cambridge
La Terra Trema is an austere opera set in the Sicilian fishing village Aci Trezza. The harmony of the people and the sea, the rhythm of festivals and hardships, compose a unique form of docufiction. Charting the arc of one family’s attempt to secure economic self-sufficiency, the film was to be part one of an epic Marxist trilogy, including two unmade episodes on miners and farmers. In realizing a mature aesthetic of landscape, Visconti created a film so impressive as to make him wholly distinct from his already avant-garde contemporaries in Neorealism. – Hugh Mayo...
Join us for a reception to celebrate the latest Crossings Gallery exhibition, Space for the Unknown. Local artist Crislin Waldman’s dreamy, layered paintings explore ideas as expansive as loss and regeneration and as specific as how to represent the light and color of ice through painting. Waldman is one of the founding members of the Musa Collective, housed at 119 Braintree St. in Allston.
Office for the Arts at Harvard, 224 Western Ave., Allston
More than fifty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors each year. It’s the perfect place to find Mother’s Day gifts!