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Boston Calendar February 13 - 18

Film, Theatre, Music and More...

By: Nelida Nassar - 02/11/2012

Monday, February 13, 2012 7.00 P.M.
Harvard Film Archives: In the Street

Directed by Helen Levitt
US 1948, 16mm, b/w, silent, 12 min

http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2012janmar/almereyda.html#street
Harvard Film Archives: Paradise
Michael Almereyda in PersonDirected by Michael Almereyda
US 2009, digital video, color, 82

http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2012janmar/almereyda.html#paradise

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 7.30 P.M.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 7.00 P.M.
Thursday, February 16, 2012 7.30 P.M.
Friday, February 17, 2012 7.30 P.M.

Saturday, February 18, 2012 2.00 P.M. & 7.30 P.M.

Sunday, February 19, 2012 2.00 P.M. & 7.30 P.M.

American Repertory Theatre: Wild Swans
Directed by Park Kwang-su. With Chi Sang-hak, Choi In-seok,

Park Joong-Hoon
http://www.americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/wild-swans

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 5.30 P.M. – 7.00 P.M.
Museum of Fine Arts: The Swell Season

by Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins, and Carlo Mirabella-Davis (2011, 91 min.).
Remis Auditorium, G36
http://www.mfa.org/programs/film/swell-season-3

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 7.00 P.M.
Harvard Film Archives: Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu

Andre Ujica in Person

http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/calendar/february12.html

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 7.30 P.M. – 9.45 P.M.
Thursday, February 16, 2012 5.30 P.M. – 7.40 P.M.
Museum of Fine Arts: Princess Mononoke
by Hayao Miyazaki (1997, 134 min.). Remis Auditorium, G36
http://www.mfa.org/programs/film/princess-mononoke 

Thursday, February 16, 2012 3.15 P.M. – 5.00 P.M.
Museum of Fine Arts: My Neighboors the Yamadas

by Tomomi Mochizuki (1993, 74 min.).

Remis Auditorium, 161
http://www.mfa.org/programs/film/ocean-waves-0

Thursday, February 16, 2012 5.30 P.M. – 7.40 P.M.
Museum of Fine Arts: The Ocean Waves

by Isao Takahata (1999, 104 min.).

Remis Auditorium, 161
http://www.mfa.org/programs/film/my-neighbors-yamadas

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 5.30 P.M. 
Boston Symphony Orchestra: Two Chorales Masterpieces
Free Event
http://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/39424

Thursday, February 16, 2012 7.00 P.M.
Coolidge Corner Theatre: Travelling Light
From London’s prestigious National Theatre. Imagines the birth of silent film in a remote Eastern European village at the turn of the century.
http://www.coolidge.org/programs/nt-live

Thursday, February 16, 2012 7.30 P.M.
Friday, February 17, 2012 7.30 P.M.
Saturday February18, 2012 7.30 P.M.
Sunday February 18, 2012 1.00 P.M.
Boston Ballet Company: Les Sylphides
The Boston Ballet Company presents in one program three perfect ballets by three master choreographers including Fokine’s Les Sylphides, which first premiered at the Maryinsky Theatre in 1908, under the title Rêverie Romantique: Ballet sur la musique de Chopin. It is staged by Florence Clerc that is a notable French choreographer and a former Etoile with Paris Opera Ballet.  
http://boxoffice.bostonballet.org/storefront/2012_Single_Ticketss/csimplysublime-p1.html  

Thursday, February 16, 2012 8.00 P.M.
Friday, February 17, 2012 1.30 P.M.
Saturday, February 18, 2012 8.00 P.M.

Boston Symphony Orchestra: Ravel, Stravinsky & Shostakovitch

French conductor Stéphane Denève, with American pianist Peter Serkin.
Stravinsky’s angular, Baroque- and jazz-influenced Concerto for Piano and Winds.
Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite makes musical magic from the old folk tales.
Dmitri Shostakovich Fifth Symphony

http://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/22986

Thursday, February 16, 2012 5.15 P.M. – 7.15 P.M.
Saturday, February 18, 2012 10.30 P.M. – 12.30 P.M.

Museum of Fine Arts: Pom Poko

by Isao Takahata (1994, 118 min.).

Remis Auditorium, 161
http://www.mfa.org/programs/film/pom-poko

 Friday, February 17, 2012 7.45 P.M. – 9.45 P.M.
Museum of Fine Arts: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

by Hayao Miyazaki (1984, 116 min.).

Remis Auditorium, 161
http://www.mfa.org/programs/film/nausica4-valley-wind

Friday, February 17, 2012 6.00 P.M.
EmersonArts: The Merry Widow (A.K.A The Lady Dances)

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch with Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald

Gotta Dance: The American Movie Musical 1929-1953

The third film version of Franz Lehar's 1907 operetta, 1934, U.S.
https://www.artsemerson.org

Friday, February 17, 2012 6.00 P.M.
Sunday, February 19, 2011 2.00 P.M.

EmersonArts: Golden Hour

A lyrical filmmaker as well as a sound and visual artist, Robert Todd has made more than sixty films over the past two decades. His visually stunning body of work, not easily defined or categorized, comes from a deeply personal place, which is quiet, thoughtful, and curious. 2009 – 2012, U.S.  Bright Family Screen Room 

https://www.artsemerson.org

Friday, February 17, 2012 6.30 P.M.
Institute of Contemporary Art: Prometheus Dance

See dance performed throughout the museum in Inventories of Animated Bodies, a work created by French choreographer Christine Fricker.
http://www.icaboston.org/programs/performance/dance/Prometheus_Dance/

Friday, February 17, 2012 7.00 P.M.
Harvard Film Archives: A Single Spark (Jeon tae-il)

Directed by Park Kwang-su. With Hong Kyoung-In, Kim Bo-kyeong,
Kim Sun-Jae

South Korea 1995, 35mm, color, 92 min. Korean with English subtitles

http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2012janmar/kwang-su.html#single

Friday, February 17, 2012 2.45 P.M. – 4.45 P.M.
Saturday, February 18, 2012 12.50 P.M. – 2.50 P.M.

Museum of Fine Arts: A Foreign Affair

by Billy Wilder (1948, 116 min.).

Remis Auditorium, G36
http://www.mfa.org/programs/film/foreign-affair

Saturday, February 18, 2012 10.00 A.M.
Coolidge Corner Theatre: Tosca
Powerful music, a gripping story and a tragic end: Puccini’s ever-popular Tosca performed at the Royal Opera House with a fabulous cast.
https://www.coolidgecorner.org/content/tosca-0

Saturday, February 18, 2011 2.00 P.M.
EmersonArts: Stand By Me

Directed by Rob Reiner with Will Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman.
Reiner’s heartfelt rites-of-passage drama follows a group of young boys in search of a missing teenager’s body in a small woodsy Oregon town. 1986, U.S.
https://www.artsemerson.org

Saturday, February 18, 2011 2.00 P.M.

EmersonArts: Primary; Crisis

Directed by Robert Drew
For its first subject Drew Associates set out to tell the story of a young man who wanted to be President. His name was John F. Kennedy, and the drama focused on his tough primary fight in Wisconsin. 1960, U.S., 58 minutes
https://www.artsemerson.org

Saturday, February 18, 2012 7.00 P.M.

Harvard Film Archives: Chilsu and Mansu (Chilsu wa Mansu)

Written by Jung Chang, adapted by Alexandra Wood, directed by Sacha Wares
http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2012janmar/kwang-su.html#chilsu

Saturday, February 18, 2012 7.30 P.M.
Goethe Institute: Between between House & Stage
Public & Private Music Making in the 18th Century

Mozart, “ The Magic Flute” arranged for String Quartet (1797)

Beethoven, Septet for Winds and Strings, opus 20
On Display: First and Early editions of the Magic Flute, including the chamber music arrangements to be performed, together with artifacts from early performances of the opera.

https://www.primarysourceconcerts.com/programs#1

Sunday, February 19, 2012 3.00 P.M.
Boston Celebrity Series: Soweto Gospel Choir

Africa is a veritable river of great singers and vocal traditions, and South Africa is at the headwaters of that great harmonious river. Symphony Hall
http://tickets.celebrityseries.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=113  

Sunday, February 18, 2012 3.15 P.M. – 4.45 P.M.
Museum of Fine Arts: Porco Rosso
by Hayao Miyazaki (1992, 93 min.).

Remis Auditorium, 161

https://www.mfa.org/programs/film/porco-rosso.

Sunday, February 19, 2012 5.00 P.M.
Harvard Film Archives: The Devil Probably (Le Diable Probablement)
Directed by Robert Bresson. With Antoine Monnier, Tina Irissari,
Henri de Maublanc
France 1977, 35mm, color, 95 min. French with English subtitles
http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2012janmar/bresson.html#devil

Sunday, February 19, 2012 7.00 P.M.
Harvard Film Archives: The Uprising (Yi Chae-su ui nan)

Directed by Park Kwang-su. With Shim Eun-ha, Lee Jung-Jae, Myeong Gye-nam

South Korea 1999, 35mm, color, 100 min. Korean with English subtitles

http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2012janmar/kwang-su.html#uprising

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