Swing Lessons @ Dudley: Six-week series
Omniglot Seminar – Translating In and Out of Spanish
Harvard Food Pantry Visit
Salsa Lessons @ Dudley: Beginner progressive series
Argentine Tango Lessons @ Dudley: Intermediate progressive series
Harvard Art Museums Gallery Talk: Lyonel Feininger, Photographs: 1928-1939
Dudley House Orchestra Spring Concert
Friday, April 13, 8 p.m., Paine Hall. Please join us for a concert featuring: Mozart – Marriage of Figaro Overture, Copland – Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo, Saint-Saens – Danse Bacchanale from Samson and Dalilah, and Brahms – Symphony No. 4.
Pine Street Inn Visit
Tour of the Old Granary Burial Ground & King's Chapel Cemetery Tour
Outing to Emmanuel Music’s Performance of Mozart’s Opera La Clemenza di Tito
Saxophonist David Liebman Residency and Concert, Featuring Pianist and Composer Lewis Porter
Tuesday, April 17 – Thursday, April 19. The Dudley House Jazz Band is thrilled to present a two-day residency by international saxophone legend David Liebman. Liebman’s career has spanned over four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the saxophone/flautist in both the Elvin Jones and Miles Davis Groups. He has played on nearly three hundred recordings with over one hundred under his leadership or co-leadership. In jazz education he is a renowned lecturer and author of several milestone books (Self Portrait Of A Jazz Artist, A Chromatic Approach To Jazz Harmony And Melody, Developing A Personal Saxophone Sound), in addition to teaching DVDs, journalistic contributions to periodicals, and published chamber music. The residency will culminate on Thursday with the world premier of the Liebman Concerto, composed by Lewis Porter.
Schedule (event is free unless otherwise noted):
- The Dudley House Jazz Combo presents "Liebman and More"
Tuesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m., Cafe Gato Rojo.
- Master Class
Wednesday, April 18, 4-6 p.m., Paine Hall Room 9.
The Liebman Concerto
Thursday, April 19, 8 p.m., Paine Hall. This world premiere will feature Dave Liebman, Lewis Porter, and the Dudley House Orchestra and Jazz Bands. Tickets are $10. Contact the Harvard Box Office (617-496-2222).
Thursday, April 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Graduate Student Lounge. Blood is always needed. Your donation will go directly to Mount Auburn Hospital to save up to three lives! Please sign up for blood donation by clicking here. Bring your photo ID or you cannot donate. Drink plenty of water the day before and eat a good breakfast. There will be juice, snacks, and trinkets as a thank-you for your generosity.
Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday!
Friday, April 20, 6 p.m. His actual birthday is on April 23 but we will celebrate a bit earlier in the Graduate Student Lounge with two wonderful productions starring David Tennant. Shown on the big-screen TV. Everyone welcome! At 6pm, we’ll watch “The Shakespeare Code” (45 min.) where British Sci-Fi Hero Doctor Who journeys back in time to meet Will Shakespeare. They inspire each other while stealing each other's best lines and saving the earth from alien invasion! A great appetizer for the second feature… At 7pm, we’ll watch Hamlet (2009, 183 min.), staring David Tennant as Hamlet, Patrick Stewart as Claudius, and a fabulous ensemble cast from the Royal Shakespeare Company in this stunning modern production.
La Milonguita del Gato Rojo
April Book Club: Sandman
Wednesday, April 25, 6 p.m., Fireside Room. “New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series Sandman is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision” (from Amazon.com). Read more. Sign up here by Wednesday, March 28 if you want to pick up a copy of the book. Copies will be available in the Dudley House office several weeks before the book club. A $10 deposit for the book is required, which will be refunded after attendance.
Dudley Boat Bash
Writing and Study Bootcamp
Mt. Auburn Cemetery Tour
Dudley Arts Chamber Music Initiative: Spring Concert
Harvard Dudley Dragon Boat Club
The 2012 Dragon Boating season starts in April and we are looking for new paddlers to join the team! We will be participating in the Boston Dragon Boat Festival on June 9th and 10th. Anyone who wants to participate in this race should start coming to our practice sessions in April and May. For more information, please visit this website.
Dudley Art Class: Watercolors
Saturdays, 2-4 p.m., Dudley Private Dining Room. The third session of the Dudley arts class is focused on watercolors. The 10-week session will continue to meet on Saturdays until April 28. The course is currently sold out, but Dudley arts may be offering art classes again in the fall.
Dudley House Choir Spring Concert