HARVARD GAZETTE ARCHIVES
The Ecopsychology Institute and the Center for Psychology and Social Change will present "Rainforest Roadshow," with Ruth Rosenhek, of the Australia Rainforest Information Centre, on Wednesday, June 30, 7:30 p.m., at the Kennedy School, Taubman Building, Conference Room B.
Rosenhek, an international rainforest activist, performance artist, and deep ecologist, will deliver a presentation that includes music, poetry, and discussion on the social, ecological, and psycho-spiritual issues that we currently face. In addition, there will be a slide show of rainforest projects in New Guinea, India, and Ecuador.
There is a suggested donation of $10, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Rainforest Information Centre and forest protection in developing countries. For more information, call (617) 496-9330.
Fogg Museum hosts Sargent exhibition celebration
The Fogg Museum will host a celebration of the exhibition "Sargent in the Studio: Drawings, Sketchbooks, and Oil Sketches" on Thursday, June 24. Trevor Fairbrother, deputy director for art and the Jon and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern Art, Seattle Art Museum, will present a slide lecture titled "Sargent and Men" at 6 p.m. in the Norton Lecture Hall of the Fogg. Private viewing of the exhibition and a reception in the Fogg Courtyard will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. A fee of $15 for members and $20 for guests will be charged. For more information, call (617) 495-4544.
Free public observatory night to be held
The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) holds a free program on astronomy on the third Thursday of every month throughout the year, featuring a nontechnical lecture and, weather permitting, telescopic observing.
Rene Plume, of the Center for Astrophysics, will present "Unlocking the Secrets of Starbirth: First Results from the Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite (SWAS)" on Thursday, June 17, in the Phillips Auditorium of the Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St.
The program begins at 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7:30. Admission is free and no reservations are necessary. Seating is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis. All age groups are welcome, however, the lecture is geared toward adult and high-school aged audiences.
For further information, call (617) 495-7461.
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