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The Luciana Souza Trio creates a fresh and universal sound.
Vibin Kundukulam—The Tech
Students in the Martin Luther King, Jr. design seminar are collecting donations for the relief effort in Haiti as part of an installation in Lobby 10 this week.
Warner Brothers Pictures
Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) is still mostly recognizable in this film, even though Director Guy Ritchie tried to turn him into an action star.
Sean T. Tang—The Tech
Mixing business and pleasure: A Charm School instructor lectures students on proper etiquette during professional gatherings in which alcoholic beverages are served. MIT’s 17th annual Charm School, coordinated by Student Activies Office, took place at the Stratton Student Center on Friday, Jan. 29.
Aviv Ovadya
Guy Fawkes (Chris Smith ’12) presents the Idol of Athena to King Phillip of Spain (Noel Morales ’12) and his translating nurse (Elaina Present ’12). The Shakespeare Ensemble’s William Shakespeare: Raider of the Lost Folio was written and performed in 24 hours.
JAcqueline Kirtley
The hungry hungry plant: Three doo-wop girls (left to right: Emily A. Moberg ‘11, MartaLynne D. Milan ‘10, and Priscilla W. Army ‘10) sing “Ya Never Know” while Seymour (Jonathan A. Gray ’10) cradles his bloodthirsty plant in MTG’s production of Little Shop of Horrors. The show will also run on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in La Sala de Puerto Rico. See the review, p. 6.
DAVID CHEN—The Tech
Changes at LaVerde’s: There are new stations at its sandwich counter with printed menu slips, though saying your order still works. An iPhone app for sending in orders is promised.
Elijah Mena—The Tech
Volunteers hand out hummus samples at the Hummus Taste Off, sponsored by MIT Hillel, in the Bush Room on Jan. 28. Tasters voted for the best flavors and tried hummus ice cream from J.P. Licks.
Vibin Kundukulam—The Tech
UA President Michael A. Bennie ‘10 has shaved his head in solidarity with a friend undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia.