Hip-hop star and actor LL Cool J came to Harvard over the weekend, pulling double duty as host of the Cultural Rhythms festival and the Harvard Foundation’s Artist of the Year.
Nicole Scherzinger, an advocate for people with special needs and breast cancer research, and a classically trained opera singer, was awarded the Harvard Foundation’s most prestigious medal Feb. 23 at the 28th annual Cultural Rhythms festival.
Recording artist, concert performer, and philanthropist John Legend has been named Harvard University’s 2012 Artist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation.
Singer Shakira was at Harvard on Feb. 26 to receive the Harvard Foundation’s 2011 Artist of the Year award.
Renowned Colombian singer, songwriter, and philanthropist Shakira has been named the 2011 Artist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation of Harvard University.
Performers from Harvard University’s ethnically diverse student groups gather each year at Sanders Theatre to participate in the annual Cultural Rhythms showcase.
Musician and producer Wyclef Jean was honored as the Harvard Foundation’s Artist of the Year at Sanders Theatre.
Harvard Foundation names Wyclef Jean Artist of the Year. To be honored during Cultural Rhythms Saturday (Feb. 27) at Sanders Theatre.
As Commencement closes another chapter of the Harvard story, here is a brief backward glance at highlights of the year that was.
Music legend Herbie Hancock received the 2008 Cultural Artist of the Year Award from the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations at the organization’s 23rd annual Cultural Rhythms celebration, an afternoon and evening of performances from a diverse cultural mix of 29 student groups. Hancock was feted at the first of two shows (March 1) at Sanders Theatre where it was hard to tell who was having more fun, the performers or the jazz great himself.
The Artist of the Year award will be presented to Herbie Hancock during the Harvard Cultural Festival on Saturday (March 1) in Sanders Theatre. He will receive the award during the afternoon show, which starts at 3 p.m.
The phrase "rich ethnic and cultural diversity" seemed like an understatement at last Saturday's (Feb. 24) Cultural Rhythms extravaganza. This year's event was energized by the appearance of the Artist of the Year Laurence Fishburne, the mightily accomplished actor, director, producer, and humanitarian.
Actor, producer, and director Laurence Fishburne has been named the 2007 Artist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation. Fishburne, the unanimous choice of the selection committee, will be awarded the foundation's most prestigious medal at Harvard's annual Cultural Rhythms ceremony on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 24) at Sanders Theatre.