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The pledges of Phi Kappa Theta perform a skit/dance based on the “Yes Dance” of YouTube fame at Sigma Kappa’s Late Night. The variety show, held last Friday, benefited the Sigma Kappa Foundation’s Alzheimer’s research funding campaign.

Jacob Sharpe ’11 won Best in Show for his Chinese yo-yo act at Sigma Kappa’s Late Night. The proceeds from SK Late Night went to Alzheimer’s research.

Chelsi E. Green ’13 of the MIT Chorallaries performs a solo in “Need You Bad”, originally sung by Jazmine Sullivan, in Kresge on Saturday. The Chorallaries and other acapella groups participated in the Greater Boston Invitational Songfest as part of Family Weekend.

The MIT Chamber Chorus sings “Jesu, miene Freude,” a motet by J. S. Bach, at the Chapel on Thursday for their Fall concert. They also performed Heinrich Schütz’s “Musikalische Exequien.”

Associate Provost Martin A. Schmidt PhD ’88 speaks to Walker Memorial groups about the process for deciding whether Music and Theatre Arts will move into the building, and how students will be affected.

The bibliodoptera exhibit has been installed in the corridor between the Lewis and Hayden Libraries for the MIT FAST Arts Festival. Designed by Elena N. Jessop G and Peter A. Torpey G, the butterflies in the display contain excerpts of sheet music, books, and MIT theses. The butterflies are lit up when visitors arrive.

Transparent inflatable arches were installed on Killian Court on the day of FAST Light. For SKY Event, which was installed on the evening of May 7, they connected to that work’s large inflatable stars.

SOFT Rockers, installed by a team led by Professor of Architecture Sheila Kennedy, are clean energy charging stations disguised as outdoor furniture. Both the lighted loop and the chargers are powered by solar energy harvested using solar panels located on top of the rockers.

LightBridge lights up the Harvard Bridge on the evening of May 7. In this interactive display, participants were able to design their own light effects online and see them displayed during FAST Light.

A model of the LHC superconducting magnet displayed at the CERN Meyrin site in Geneva, Switzerland. CERN is the European Organization of Nuclear Research where the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest particle accelerator, is located.

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