Arts and Culture

  • 2017 Feb 27

    From Practice Room to Lecture Hall: How Science Learning and Music Learning Connect

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    What should a 200-person physics lecture and a one-on-one cello lesson have in common? More than you might think! Join Professor Logan McCarty and Project LENS for an evening of musical performance and discussion, where we'll explore what science pedagogy can learn from music pedagogy. This event is free and open to the public.

  • 2017 Mar 02

    Exhibition Reception: Nate Dow's "Lost in Boston"

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    When Brighton-based journalist Nate Dow started taking daily walks around Boston for exercise two years ago, he realized how much he loved the city's subtle beauty. The exhibition Lost in Boston, on view at the Harvard Ed Portal, highlights Boston's often overlooked beauty through Dow's photography.

    The exhibition will run February 14–May 11, 2017.

     

  • 2017 Mar 25

    "Marvi: The Mystic Muse" Film Screening and Discussion

    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a free screening of the award-winning film "Marvi: The Mystic Muse," exploring singer Sanam Marvi's search for her own roots across Pakistan and her journey with Sufism. The event will follow a post-screening conversation with filmmaker Tanya Panjawi and Professor Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University. This screening is also sponsored by Celebrity Series of Boston, Harvard Office for the Arts' Learning From Performers program, Harvard South Asia Institute, and World Music/CRASHarts.

  • 2017 Mar 29

    "Trembling Before G-d" Film Screening

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    “Trembling Before G-d” is an unprecedented feature documentary that shatters assumptions about faith, sexuality, and religious fundamentalism. Built around intimately-told personal stories of Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay or lesbian, the film portrays a group of people who face a profound dilemma – how to reconcile their passionate love of Judaism and the Divine with the drastic Biblical prohibitions that forbid homosexuality.

  • 2017 Mar 30

    "Thank You for Playing" Film Screening & Discussion

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to present a film screening and discussion of "Thank You For Playing," an acclaimed documentary exploring a family's unique response to their son's cancer diagnosis. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director and producer Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Dr. Nina Huntemann, co-director of Women in Games Boston. The screening is free and open to the public.