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Did you miss the ADORNED exhibition?

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Harvard JAMS! public talks during Wintersession

On January 22, the brains behind TV’s House of Cards, Masters of Sex, and MTV tell you how to get a foothold in the entertainment industry!

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The Harvard Band kicks off the Performance Fair at ARTS FIRST 2014.

Kara Walker on sweet talk

by Anita Lo '16
The artist Kara Walker spoke about her process, ephemerality and her work "Sugar Baby" at the Radcliffe Institute earlier in December.
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The life syllabus of David Amram

by Olivia Munk '16
The legendary composer talks about the music industry, the importance of history and his Dec. 5 concert with the Harvard Wind Ensemble.
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The Harvard-Yale post-game, body and soul

by Max McGillivray '16
Harvard and Yale meet up, this time in the arts.
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    Ceramics Show & Sale

    Students performs in an art installation by Rossi Walter '14 during ARTS FIRST 2014.

    Dance Program: Fall 2014

    by Emily Vides
    With master classes, credit and co-curricular courses, and performances, Dance at Harvard has something for everyone this semester.
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    Learning From Performers: 2014-15

    by Tom Lee
    Actor/vocalist Carolee Carmello, jazz notables Regina Carter and Branford Marsalis, and pianist Jonathan Biss are on roster for OFA's visiting artist program.
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    OFA Ceramics Program hosts contemporary ceramic art exhibition

    by Ceramics
    Curated by Leslie Ferrin of Ferrin Contemporary, the group show runs through August 16.
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    Learning From Performers guest artists Chesney Snow, Rich McKeown and Manauvaskar Kublall on beatboxing

    Listen to the podcast on iTunes

    ALL THE RIGHT CHANNELS: A LIFE IN TELEVISION, a conversation with Susanne Daniels ‘87, President of Programming, MTV, and Amy Lippman ‘85, show runner/executive producer 1/22 only
    presented by: Office for the Arts
    location: Thompson Room, Barker Center

    RISKS AND REWARDS IN ENTERTAINMENT CAREERS, a talk by Media Rights Capital Co-CEO Modi Wiczyk AB ’93, MBA ’99 1/22 only
    presented by: Office for the Arts
    location: Fong Auditorium (Boylston Hall)

    conversation and clinic with BRANFORD MARSALIS 1/28 only
    presented by: Learning From Performers
    location: Leverett Old Library

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