March 18, 8 p.m. Kresge Auditorium (84 Massachusetts Ave.)
Chapel Concert Series. Virginie Landre, mezzo soprano. Bach, Vivaldi, Lully, and Rameau.
March 24, noon, MIT Chapel
Advanced Music Placement Series. Mary Beth Rhodes '94, violin.
March 30, noon, Killian Hall (14W-111)
MIT Chamber Chorus. John Oliver, Director
March 31, 5:15 p.m. Killian Hall (14W-111)
Chapel Concert Series. Da Vinci Duo: Frances Rios, viola; Jan Pfeiffer, cello. Beethoven, Hindemith, Henze, and John McDonald.
March 31, noon, MIT Chapel
List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames St.:
Dan Graham: Public/Private. American conceptual artist Dan Graham uses film, video, performance, architectural models, and glass and mirror structures to engage the viewer in recognizing the physical, psychological, and social interactions that occur within public and private spheres.
Maria Fernanda Cardoso: Recent Sculpture. Colombian artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso creates elegant, Minimalist-inspired sculpture from materials exotic to a North American audience and addresses cross-cultural communication, particularly as it relates to the presentation and interpretation of art, as well as the often-charged relationships between humans and other species.
Through March 27
Tues., Thurs., Fri. 12-6; Wed. 12-8; Weekends 1-5; closed holidays
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MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave.:
Holography: Artists and Inventors--The Museum of Holography Moves to MIT. In 1993, the MIT Museum acquired the complete holdings of the Museum of Holography in New York -- the largest and most comprehensive collection of holography in the world. The show will explore the history of holography as well as technical and artistic applications. Curated by renowned holographers Professor Stephen Benton, head of MIT's Program in Media Arts and Sciences, and Betsy Connors, a former fellow with the MIT Center for Advances Visual Studies, graduate of and former instructor with the MIT Media Lab's Spatial Imaging Group.
Thomas Jefferson and the Design of Monticello. The MIT Museum celebrates the 250th anniversary of Jefferson's birth with an unprecedented exhibition documenting the design evolution of Monticello.
Through April 24.
Crazy After Calculus: Humor at MIT. The history of MIT "hacks."
Doc Edgerton: Stopping Time. Photographs, instruments and memorabilia documenting the invention and use of the strobe light by the late Harold E. Edgerton ScD '27.
Light Sculptures by Bill Parker '74. Vivid interactive light sculptures, each with its own personality and set of moods.
Math in 3D: Geometric Sculptures by Morton G. Bradley Jr. Colorful revolving sculptures based on mathematical formulae.
MathSpace. Hands-on exploration of geometry is the theme as visitors tinker with math playthings.
Tues-Fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 1-5
Free to members of the MIT community, seniors, and children under 12. For all others there is a requested donation of $2.
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Optical Alchemy. Full-color fluorescent photographs of corals and anemones by Charles H. Mazel SM '76, a research engineer in the Department of Ocean Engineering, taken at night during underwater dives. Matched pairs of images offer a comparison between the subject under "normal" reflected-light photography and under illumination with ultraviolet light.
Rune, the MIT Journal of Arts and Letters. Seeking short stories, essays, poetry, plays, photography, pieces of and about music, and works of visual art for its Spring issue. Submit hard copies in the Rune mailbox in the Undergraduate Association office, W20-401, or e-mail your pieces to rune-staff@mit. Submit all works that cannot be e-mailed in the mailbox in N52 or W20. Include your name, e-mail address, class year, and telephone number. The Rune staff requests that submissions be made as early as possible.
Deadline: March 18
Information: For literary arts, send e-mail to rune-staff@mit. All else, call Dave at 262-7693.
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Vera List Prize Competition. Second annual contest inaugurated to encourage students to look at and respond to contemporary art. This year's focus is the role of contemporary art at MIT. The competition awards $500 in prizes ($300--1st, $150--2nd, $50--3rd) to three full-time MIT undergraduates or graduate students who demonstrate creative and engaging thinking on some theme of contemporary visual arts. Judges for the competition comprise experts in the fields of contemporary art and expository writing from both the Institute and the larger Boston area. Official rules may be obtained in room E15-109.
Deadline: April 4, 5 p.m.
Information: Ron Platt, 253-4400; E15-109; email@example.com
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