Julia L. Englebert
Ryan T. Kapur ’20, Samuel D. Rosner 20’, and Anna M. Schuliger ’20 portray the pirate king, his apprentice Frederic, and a piratical “maid-of-all-work,” Mabel during the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ opening performance of The Pirates of Penzance on Friday night.
In addition to evoking strong creeper-van-kidnapper vibes, the track title “Get Into My Car” also calls to mind Billy Ocean’s 1988 single “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car,” confirming this writer’s long-held suspicion that every installment of contemporary pop culture has a superior 80’s precursor.
Meredith Blake moderates a panel consisting of Kate Akkaya, JD, Dr. Denis Sullivan, and H.E. Reem Abu Hassan while Dr. Amira Ahmed Mohamed contributes via Skype at a live recording of a Humanitarian Assistance Podcast episode concerning the Syrian refugee crisis at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies on Wednesday.
Sitting in on a rehearsal with new Harvard Dance Program lecturer Mario A. Zambrano, the only thing more striking than his expertise is the easy rapport he has with his students. Zambrano is a former member of Batsheva Dance Company and a published novelist. He’s also danced with Ballet Frankfurt, Nederlands Dans Theater, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. An award-winning artist, Zambrano teaches two new for-credit courses this semester, “Deconstructing a Novel into Dance,” and “GAGA: Movement Language Created by Ohad Naharin.” The Crimson sat down with him to learn about his career and new role at Harvard.