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Thursday May 3rd

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7AM - 9PM

The Harvard Photography Journal 2001 Exhibition
The Harvard Photography Journal displays selected original photographs from this year’s issue. Artists include senior thesis students Kit Cavender’01 and Mike Durcak’01

Holyoke Center Arcade
4 PM

The Emperor's New Clothes
Sunken Garden Children's Theater presents The Emperor's New Clothes. This endearing adaptation of Anderson's classic tale about two swindlers and a fashion—obsessed emperor promises to delight children of all ages. Adam Kline ’02, director; Katy Allen ’02, Alec Cooley ’02, Ray Courtney ’01, and Libby Shani ’02, producers.

Radcliffe Yard Sunken Garden, Appian Way

5—7 PM

Opening Reception: Linden Street Open Studios and Sale
Students from the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies host open studios, exhibiting thesis work and senior projects. Work by teaching assistants also will be displayed.

6 Linden Street

6—9 PM

Group Art Show: Vaküm Pakt
A group art show featuring photography, sculpture, painting, and video by Harvard undergraduates, including work by artists published in The Advocate. Receptions will be held on Friday at 7 PM and Sunday at 2 PM in both Adams House and Eliot House.

Adams House Artspace, 26 Plympton Street, C-entry; Eliot House Artspace

7—9 PM

Squash Court #2
Take one (1) large squash court. Cover all sides generously with paint. Fill with squash; stir. Now squash can hold court. Refreshments will be served. Matt Daniels ’01, Melissa Rudolph ’01, producers.

Adams House Artspace, 26 Plympton Street, C-entry

7—9 PM

Quincy House Band Night
Undergraduate bands seek Cambridge-wide fame on the Quincy House Masters' Terrace. Open to the Harvard community only.

Quincy House

7 PM

Spring a Cappella Jam
Scales of Justice, Harvard Law School's best (and only) a cappella group, presents its annual spring concert. They will sing a wide variety of music, from pop hits to traditional folk songs, and the concert also will feature at least one guest group from another graduate school. David Markus HLS/Kennedy School of Government ’01, music director; Laurie Carr HLS ’02, president; Jessica Weinberg HLS ’02, treasurer. Tickets $3, available at the door or by calling Laurie Carr at 617-876-1741.

Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School
7:30 PM

The Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club presents your typical boy-answers-French-man’s-cell-phone, gets-abducted-by-mafiosi, meets-girl-loses-girl-gets-girl story. A young, fresh play about the beauty of things, Odeon, by James Carmichael ’01, is about the wonder, sadness, and adventure of (not so) everyday life. Not recommended for children, due to adult language. Free; tickets are available at the Loeb Drama Center box office. James Carmichael ’01, director; Cary McClelland ’02 and Carrie Roby ’03, producers.

Experimental Theatre, Loeb Drama Center

8-11 PM

Sense and Sentences
In this collaboration between an artist and a philosopher, resident tutors Tami Marks and Tal Ben-Shachar exhibit visual images that deal with our approach to reality. The works provide a lens of optimism through which we can look at our world.

Leverett House G-Tower

8 PM

Into the Woods
The Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic club invites you to follow your favorite fairy-tale characters as they clumsily chase their dreams, causing their lives to collide hysterically on the mainstage. This enchanting musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine presents an unlikely storybook tale marked with intrigue, deception, adultery, and hope. Featuring Jim Augustine ’01 as The Narrator; Adrien Finlay ’03 and Jenny Marsh ’03, producers; Sara Heller ’02, director; Michael McNabb ’02, musical director; Steven Anderson ’01, vocal director. Tickets $7 general, $5 students, available at the Loeb Drama Center box office and BosTix.

Loeb Mainstage, Loeb Drama Center
8 PM

The Glass Menagerie
The elusive "gentleman caller," the southern family, the shy girl who owns the glass menagerie: This production revisits Tennessee Williams’ coming-of-age story to highlight its ambiguities, poignancy, and immediacy. Alison Wood ’01, director/producer; Kathy Bencowitz ’03, sets/production; John Herndon ’04, stage manager; March Jimenez ’96, lights; Abigail Joseph ’04, costumes; Tariq Yasin ’04, tech. Tickets: $5 general, $4 students, $3 Adams House residents, available at the Harvard Box Office and at the door during the half hour before curtain.

Adams House Pool Theater, 26 Plympton Street, C-entry

8 PM

TAPS 101: Rhythm Through Time
TAPS presents the history of rhythm through a humorous interpretation of a historical study course. Complete with professor and head teaching fellow, this performance combines fabulous tap dancing with a comical skit, promising an evening of lively entertainment. Lulu Henderson ’01, dance director; Micaela Chatman ’02, producer; Adam Robbins ’02, administrative director; Ridgely Meyers ’02, business coordinator. Tickets: $5 general, $3 students and seniors, available at the Harvard Box Office and at the door.

Agassiz Theatre, Radcliffe Yard

8 PM

Art Opening: Three Columns Gallery
Mather House presents an exhibition of student work including photography, drawing, painting, and pottery.

Mather House Three Columns Gallery

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