Arts and Culture

  • 2019 Feb 21

    Sky's The Limit! Stacking Sculptures

    Repeats every day until Fri Feb 22 2019 .
    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Explore the world of ceramic sculpture during February vacation! Allston-Brighton students in grades 4–5 will create whimsical stacking sculptures that tell a story as they develop their clay skills, combining slab, coil and pinch pot methods. Works may be inspired by cultures throughout history, animal imagery, or imaginative creatures—the sky’s the limit! This four-day workshop will be taught by a skilled Ceramics Program instructor, Jenny Blicharz. Please note: this workshop is for Allston-Brighton residents and Gardner Pilot Academy students in grades 4–5.

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  • 2019 Feb 22

    Sky's The Limit! Stacking Sculptures

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Explore the world of ceramic sculpture during February vacation! Allston-Brighton students in grades 4–5 will create whimsical stacking sculptures that tell a story as they develop their clay skills, combining slab, coil and pinch pot methods. Works may be inspired by cultures throughout history, animal imagery, or imaginative creatures—the sky’s the limit! This four-day workshop will be taught by a skilled Ceramics Program instructor, Jenny Blicharz. Please note: this workshop is for Allston-Brighton residents and Gardner Pilot Academy students in grades 4–5.

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  • 2019 Feb 25

    Through Fish Eyes: A Work-in-Progress Showing by Prakriti Dance

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

    The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to present segments of Prakriti Dance’s upcoming production Through Fish Eyes, which utilizes the dynamic classical Indian dance form Bharata Natyam to create awareness about dwindling marine ecosystems. Following the performance, audience members are invited to participate in a reflection facilitated by Shari Tishman of the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero research center. 

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  • 2019 Mar 07

    Wise and Young

    7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for the premiere of new music by violinist Jeffrey Young and percussionist Peter Wise. Inspired by jazz, electronic, and classical music, these collaborative creations were developed over two months through a process of improvisation, recording, and revision. Following the concert, the musicians will discuss their music and development process with the audience.

    This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council.

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  • 2019 Mar 10

    A.R.T. New Year Celebration

    3:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

    The American Repertory Theater and the Harvard Ed Portal welcome you to A.R.T. New Year Celebration, a day of performances, workshops, and community. Inspired by A.R.T.'s upcoming productions of Endlings, Dragon Cycle, and Clairvoyance, which uplift the voices of Asian-Pacific Islander (API) artists, join A.R.T. and local artists to celebrate a new year of art in Boston. The event is free of charge and all are welcome. RSVP information to follow.

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  • 2019 Mar 12

    Exhibition Reception: Partition Perspectives

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a reception to celebrate the latest Crossings Gallery exhibition, Partition Perspectives. The 1947 Partition of British India displaced millions of people along religious lines and led to the creation of two new countries: Pakistan and India. In this exhibition, Mahbub Jokhio and Krupa Makhija, Spring 2019 Visiting Artist Fellows at Harvard’s Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, reflect on...

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