Our roundup of upcoming events at Dudley House, the GSAS graduate student center
Saturday, November 16, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Harvest Food Pantry Visit
Mondays, November 18–December 16, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Introduction to Pastels
Private Dining Room. With instructor Cyrus Whittier, explore the brilliance and vibrancy of pastels. Work with a variety of objects and textures (ie: fruit, vegetables, wood, and metal) and find ways to express your personal style!
Tuesday, November 19, 7:30 p.m.
Arts Outing to “The Moth” Story Slam at the Oberon
Sunday, November 24, 7 p.m.
Dudley House Orchestra Fall Concert: Ravel and Dvorak
John Knowles Paine Hall. Program: Ravel’s “Pavane pour une infante defunte,” “Rapsodie Espagnole,” and “La Valse”; Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in e Minor, From the New World. Tickets at the Harvard Box Office or at the door: $5 students/$10 general. Reception to follow in Dudley House.
Tuesday, December 3, 7 p.m.
Bookclub: American Gothic Tales
Deadline Wednesday, December 4, 5 p.m.
The Dudley House/GSAS Holiday Drive
Wednesday, December 4, 7:30 p.m.
The Nutcracker Ballet
Thursday and Friday, December 5 and 6, 7:30 p.m.
Inherit the Wind
Faith versus freedom; religion versus science: Lots of big issues on display as PhD students combine their passion for intellectual thought with their (heretofore hidden) theatrical gifts. Inherit the Wind, a dramatic production directed and performed entirely by graduate students, is based on the (in)famous Scopes Monkey trial of 1925, capturing the riveting political debate over the teaching of evolution. Starring Andrew Bellisari (History), Kevin Tian (SEAS), Benjamin Franta (SEAS), and Laila Akhmetova (MCB). Directed by Trisha Urmi Banerjee (English) and Ursula DeYoung (History of Science).
Deadline Friday, December 6
The COOP Public Service Grants Program
Friday, December 6, 6 p.m.
Holiday Film Evening: The Sound of Music
Crisp apple strudel, Julie Andrews, Captain von Trapp, nuns, nazis, alps, a scheming baroness…and all those children! Irresistible for so many of us…we can’t help it. Great fun for everyone! (174 min.)
Saturday, December 7, Dance Lessons 8:30–9:30 p.m.; dance 9:30 p.m.–12:30 a.m.
Dudley House Winter Formal
Sunday, December 8, 3:30 p.m.
Dudley Chorus Holiday Concert
The Dudley Chorus presents its annual holiday concert, Mysteria Hibernalia, in the Dudley house dining hall on December 8, at 3:30 pm. All are welcome to an afternoon of carols (very) old and (very) new, including works of Bryd, Poulenc, and Whitacre, and a selection of seasonal favorites. Refreshments will follow and admission is free.
Sunday, December 8, 8 p.m.
Dudley Jazz Band Concert
Dudley House Main Dining Room.
Tuesday, December 10, 6 p.m.–8 p.m
Public Service Holiday Study Break
Graduate Student Lounge. Take a break from work and join us for hot cocoa and holiday treats! We'll have a selection of holiday movies to help you unwind.
Deadline Friday, December 13
Dudley Review: Call for Submissions
Saturday, December 14
World Music Ensemble concert
Tuesday, December 17, 6 p.m.
Ice Skating at the Frog Pond
Saturday, January 11, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.; RSVP by Friday, January 10
Waterworks Museum Visit
Saturday, January 11, 11:30 a.m.
U.S. Figure Skating Championship
Join us at the 100th anniversary of the nation's most prestigious figure skating event and the last qualifying competition prior to the selection of the 2014 U.S. Olympic figure skating team. Dudley House is organizing an outing to see the Championship Pairs Free Skate and Free Dance. Tickets are $18 and will be on sale starting Dec. 2 on the third floor of Dudley House. Dudley members may bring one guest.
Sunday, January 12, 7–10 p.m.
Escape the winter chill with hot cider, cookies, and other treats in the fireside room of Dudley House. Whether you want to play games or just chat and enjoy the refreshments, this is a perfect cure for the J-term blues. This event is free and open to Dudley members and their guests.
Monday–Wednesday, January 13–15, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Rise and Shine Bootcamp
Wednesday, January 15, 4 – 6 p.m.
Basic Sewing Workshop
Week of January 20
Dudley House Ski Trips
Get out into the powder and catch some vertical motion this January! Head up to Sugarloaf Resort, Maine, on one of two 3-day trips during the last week of J-term: Trip 1: depart from Harvard on Jan 20, return late on Jan 23. Cost: TBD, or Trip 2: depart from Harvard on Jan 23, return late on Jan 26. Cost: TBD. Each package includes: coach transportation to and from Sugarloaf, 3 full days of skiing including lessons, 3 nights of condo accommodation, 3 restaurant dinners, access to pool, saunas and hot tubs, fitness center and snowshoeing/x-country skiing.
Saturday, January 25, 7 p.m.
Chamber Music Concert
Come enjoy an evening of chamber music with coffee, tea, and refreshments! The program will include short chamber works featuring members of the Dudley House Orchestra in various chamber ensembles. Admission is free, everyone welcome.
Friday, January 31, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Study Card Day Wellness Check-In (Get a free INCENTIVE HERE!)