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Portfolio Review Extended

The Harvard Neighbors Art Committee has extended its annual review for Harvard-affiliated artists interested in applying to exhibit during the 2000-2001 academic year.

Faculty and staff with regular or part-time positions and their spouses or partners are encouraged to apply.

Portfolios will be accepted March 1—3 and March 6 from noon — 2 p.m. at the Harvard Neighbors office, Loeb House, 17 Quincy St., side entrance. For more information, call 495-4313.

Civil Rights Panel at ARCO Forum

A panel discussion titled, “The Future of Civil Rights: Through the Eyes of Young Black Leaders” will be held in the ARCO Forum of Public Affairs, Kennedy School, on Friday, Feb. 11, at 4 p.m.

Panelists include: U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr.,(D-Tenn.); Jon Bryant, CEO of Operation Hope; Tracey Brown, attorney, Federal Trade Commission; Olati Johnson, Assistant Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund; and Mona Sutphen, Special Assistant to the National Security Advisor, White House.

The discussion is co-sponsored by the Black Students’ Association, The Association of Black Harvard Women, Harvard NAACP, Harvard University’s Black Caucus, and the IOP Student Advisory Committee.

A.R.T. Presents Reading of Telling Stories

The American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T.) will present a reading of Allan Harris’ new play, Telling Stories on Monday, Feb. 21, at 8 p.m. at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street.

Telling Stories is a behind-the-scenes satire on political correctness in the university. Readers include A.R.T. Artistic Director Robert Brustein, and A.R.T. Company actors Will LeBow, Karen MacDonald, and Paula Plum. Admission is free and open to the public.

Eating Disorders Forum on February 15

The Harvard Eating Disorders Center is sponsoring a public forum titled, “Culture, the Media & Eating Disorders: Empowerment Through Self-Expression” on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art.

WVCB’s Dixie Whatley will moderate a panel including actress Natalie Portman, who will talk about images of women in Hollywood; fashion model Magali, who will discuss her own battle with an eating disorder; and artists Robin Lasser and Kathryn Sylva, who use art to create awareness of eating disorders. The Circles Dance Ensemble will perform a dance called “Celebrations and Connections.”

The forum, which is free and open to the public, commemorates Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb. 12—19.