Events

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Upcoming Events

2019 Sep 23

Concert for One

Repeats every day until Sun Sep 29 2019 .
12:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Concert for One will pair individual listeners with solo musicians for 60 seconds of focused live performance and concentrated listening, fostering intimate connections between performers and audience members. Performances will take place inside a temporary art installation on the Science Center Plaza featuring an interactive lobby and performance space that will have just enough room for two chairs, two people and an instrument.

Concert for One is free and open to the public, no reservations or tickets required.The performer’s name, instrument, and what...

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2019 Sep 23

CANCELED—Louis C. Elson Lecture: Barbara Hannigan

5:15pm

Location: 

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, 3 Oxford St., Cambridge

Please note that this event has been canceled.

Barbara Hannigan's lecture, "Equilibrium," is focused on her program of mentoring young professionals. Hannigan is an artist at the forefront of creation, with artistic colleagues such as Christoph Marthaler, Simon Rattle, Sasha Waltz, Kent Nagano, Vladimir Jurowski, and John Zorn. As a singer, conductor – or both simultaneously – the Canadian musician has shown a profound commitment to the music of our time, and has given the world première performances of over 85 new creations.

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2019 Sep 24

The Farmers' Market at Harvard

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 26 2019 .
12:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Visit The Farmers’ Market at Harvard! The market operates each Tuesday from June 11 through November 26, 12:00pm–6:00pm on The Science Center Plaza.

The Market was founded in 2005, and accepts Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) food stamps, Women, Infant & Children (WIC) vouchers, and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) coupons. The Harvard Farmer's Market also doubles the value of EBT purchases up to $15 per week.

Swing by for some fresh strawberries, hearty greens, farmstead goat cheese, corn on the cob, or for live music!

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2019 Sep 24

Concert for One

12:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Concert for One will pair individual listeners with solo musicians for 60 seconds of focused live performance and concentrated listening, fostering intimate connections between performers and audience members. Performances will take place inside a temporary art installation on the Science Center Plaza featuring an interactive lobby and performance space that will have just enough room for two chairs, two people and an instrument.

Concert for One is free and open to the public, no reservations or tickets required.The performer’s name, instrument, and what...

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2019 Sep 24

Tai Chi in Harvard Yard

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Sep 24 2019 .
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Memorial Church Lawn, Harvard Yard, Cambridge

In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Tai Chi by Harvard's Master Yon Lee every Tuesday at 5:00pm-6:00pm, from May through September.

All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required.

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2019 Sep 25

Concert for One

12:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Concert for One will pair individual listeners with solo musicians for 60 seconds of focused live performance and concentrated listening, fostering intimate connections between performers and audience members. Performances will take place inside a temporary art installation on the Science Center Plaza featuring an interactive lobby and performance space that will have just enough room for two chairs, two people and an instrument.

Concert for One is free and open to the public, no reservations or tickets required.The performer’s name, instrument, and what...

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2019 Sep 25

Sydney Conservatorium Composing Women

12:30pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

Harvard ArtLab, 140 N. Harvard St., Allston

From an exploration of musical memories to a work that draws from the intricate patterns of stuttered speech, excerpts of four new works for solo flute will be presented in a lecture-performance format featuring four flute students of Professor Claire Chase: Jessica Shand, Mai Nguyen, Jennifer Wang and Taiga Ultan. Chase and guest composer Liza Lim will moderate a discussion with...

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2019 Sep 25

Wildhood: Coming of Age on Planet Earth

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Adolescence is dangerous, difficult, and destiny-shaping for humans and other animals. In Wildhood (Simon & Schuster, 2019), Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers look across species and evolutionary time to find answers to a single, consequential question: Why do some adolescents safely, successfully, and independently enter the adult world, while so many others do not? The authors apply the results of their five-year study of wild animal adolescence to our species, presenting a new understanding of the dangers, stresses, and challenges we face on our journeys to...

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