Thursday, October 1, 2009
Fred Ho to receive Harvard Arts Medal
We are pleased to announce that Fred Ho, artist, activist, scholar, and author of Wicked Theory, Naked Practice, is set to receive the distinguished Harvard Arts Medal on November 13th at Harvard's New College Theater. Actor John Lithgow (Harvard '67) will be there to present the award and host a discussion on Ho's career and creative process. Past recipients of the Harvard Arts Medal include Jack Lemmon, John Updike, Yo-Yo Ma and John Ashbery. Tickets are free, and will be available beginning Oct. 27th.
On the following night, Harvard will host "The World of Fred Ho," a tribute concert with Harvard Jazz Orchestra that features the world premiere of "Take the Zen Train," commissioned by the Harvard Office of the Arts.