arts

2017 Sep 07

Arts and Literary Wine & Cheese Soirée

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Fireside Room

Join the Literary and Arts Fellows for their annual Wine & Cheese Soirée. Sample wine and cheese pairings as you learn about upcoming events, including book clubs, study bootcamps, creative writing circles, and the Dudley Review, as well as performing and visual arts opportunities, dance and art classes, museum and concert outings, drama productions, and more.

Open to all Dudley House members

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2017 Apr 21

Shakespeare Film Night

6:00pm

Location: 

Dudley House Common Room

 

IN HONOR OF THE 453rd BIRTHDAY OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
THE SHAKESPEARE CODE - 6 p.m.
LOVE’S LABOURS’S LOST - 7 p.m.

At 6 p.m.“THE SHAKESPEARE CODE”
(2006,45 min.)In 1599 Shakespeare and Doctor Who (David Tennant) help each other with lines, flirting tips, and trying to solve the mystery of Love’s Labour’s Won!

At 7 p.m. LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST
(2015,140 min.)  A filmed live performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon – 4 scholars try to keep love away…and they lose the battle

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2017 Apr 23

Shakespeare Tour at Mt. Auburn Cemetery

Registration Closed1:00pm

Location: 

Mt Auburn Cemetery

Join us for a beautiful spring walk at Mt Auburn Cemetery to celebrate Shakespeare's birthday!

Many monuments at Mount Auburn are adorned with quotations from the great English poet and playwright, William Shakespeare, and several theatre actors are among our distinguished residents.  Join Volunteer Docent Susan Zawalich to honor the 453st birthday of The Bard of Avon (actual birthday is April 23) as we visit the gravesites of Edwin Booth, Charlotte Cushman and others, searching out some of the incised quotations, and reciting some of the memorable words of

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THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO opera tickets now on sale!

March 22, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for The Marriage of Figaro with the Boston Lyric Opera: Sunday April 30, 3 PM. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased from the Dudley House Office with cash or check (made out to Harvard University). Dudley House members may bring one guest.

2017 Mar 26

Sketching and Creative Writing Outing

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Musuems (meet in room 0465)

 

Explore the Harvard Art Museums for inspiration as you sketch & write in the galleries with other student artists

 

Please bring pencils & paper (limited supplies will be provided). Paper and pencils (no pens or laptops) are permitted in the galleries.

 

 

 

ON SALE NOW: Circus 1903 tickets!

March 6, 2017

 

Magical illusions meet puppeteers meet circus folk. Intrigued? Come buy your tickets on the third floor of Dudley House! Cash or check made out to "Harvard University" accepted.

 

Dudley Circus 1903

 

2017 Mar 07

How to Watch a Film

4:15pm

Location: 

Dudley House Common Room

 

Ever wonder how directors and cinematographers look at films?
Want to better enjoy, understand, and get more out of movies?
Come to this talk on

How to Watch a Film
A talk by Nathan Roberts, Harvard PhD student in Film and Visual Studies and author of Surface Tensions: Searching for Sacred Connections in a Media-saturated World (http://www.nathandroberts.com/)

Free and open to the public. Snacks will be served.
Sponsored by the Dudley Arts Fellows

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2017 Mar 18

St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn

7:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Enjoy the best of Celtic music and dancing with world-class musicians including JENNA MOYNIHAN, fiddler at the Dudley House Robert Burns Night. If you enjoyed the Burns Night, you will love the Celtic Sojourn!
www.wgbh.org/support/stpatrickssojourn.cfm

Tickets: $25. Pay with cash or check (to Harvard University) in the House Office, 3rd Floor. Dudley House members may bring one guest.

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2017 Feb 28

LINCOLN (Oscars at Dudley Film Series)

5:00pm

Location: 

Graduate Student Lounge

Come watch Steven Spielberg's epic film LINCOLN (2012, 150 minutes). Academy Award, Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis

5:00 PM     Wine and cheese reception

5:15   Introductory remarks by James Engell

James Engell is Gurney Professor of English and Professor of Comparative Literature. He is the author of The Committed Word: Literature and Public Values (1999), a collection of essays that “consider both the political and moral involvement of writers,” including Abraham Lincoln, “with their culture and the preservation and communication of that

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