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  • Upcoming events

    Harvardwood Heads To... Standard Sounds feat. Spencer Ludwig

    Monday, October 24, 2016 at 08:00 PM
    Top of the Standard in New York, NY

    This Monday, head to the Top of the Standard for a special concert featuring Spencer Ludwig! To attend, send your RSVP to sounds@standardhotels.com.

    Find Spencer on Spotify and listen to "Diggy" and "Right Into U"! "Diggy" was also featured in a Target commercial this fall.

    Robert Kraft AB '76 is an award-winning songwriter, film composer, recording artist and record producer. After 18 years as President of Fox Music, Kraft started Kraftbox Entertainment, which currently is in production and management across several platforms, including managing Warner Bros Records artist Spencer Ludwig.

    Harvardwood Heads To... Howl at the Moon presents Ruby Clouds live

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 11:00 PM through October 27, 2016 · $5.00 USD
    Howl at the Moon Hollywood in Universal City, CA

    Howl at the Moon Hollywood presents Ruby Clouds live on Wednesday, October 26 at 11PM.  Guests will be able to take a FREE CD of Ruby Clouds' original music home with them!!


    Ruby Clouds is Mariachi Veritas founder Claudia García '05 and her little brother Vid who is a master electric guitarist.  Their dreamy sounds have serenaded audiences in the U.S. and Mexico and earned recognition from contests like Cantautor Latino and MusicaUnsigned.  

    From a recent review: "The dynamic duo features a bilingual alternative/R&B style that is perfectly infused with an ethereal sound making it both sophisticated and soulful."



    Howl at the Moon Hollywood

    1000 Universal Studios Boulevard 

    Universal City, CA 91608

    Harvardwood Heads To... Book Event - Greg DePaul and Joe Toplyn on Writing Comedy

    Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    NYU Bookstore in New York, NY

    No registration needed.

    Greg DePaul writes:

    "I'll be at NYU Bookstore from 6-7:30 discussing my book Bring the Funny: The Essential Companion for the Comedy Screenwriter.

    "But I won't be alone. Harvard/Lampoon alum and Emmy-winning comedy writer Joe Toplyn will also be there talking about his book Comedy Writing for Late Night TV

    "We're a double-header of comedy writing advice and mentorship!

    "I believe books are discounted at the event. And there will be refreshments."



  • Students, the Harvardwood 101 deadline is Oct. 17th!

    Current students, you've got until October 17, 2016 to apply to the Harvardwood 101 J-termship program!

    The Harvardwood 101 career exploration program brings two dozen current undergraduates to Los Angeles during the January term and provides a series of career-related activities in order to demystify Hollywood and educate them about careers in the entertainment industry.  The program began in 2003 and is cosponsored by Harvard University's Office for the Arts and the Office of Career Services.

    The 2017 Harvardwood 101 program will run from Monday, Jan. 2nd to Sunday, Jan. 22, 2016.

    • The MANDATORY bootcamp week will run from Jan. 2-6th.
    • The OPTIONAL J-termship program will run from Jan. 9-22nd, or a portion thereof.
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    Do community service? Apply for a $500 unrestricted Harvardwood Heroes grant!

    Apply this fall to become a 2016 Harvardwood Heroes and receive a $500 unrestricted grant! The deadline to submit your grant proposal is Oct. 15, 2016.

    Harvardwood awards $500 grants* to applicants who have demonstrated a distinguished level of service to their organizations of choice. Every year, grant winners will be determined by the strength of their proposal. They will receive the first $250 upon announcement of the winners and the balance of the grant upon submission of a final essay six months later. 

    You do not need to be a Harvardwood member to receive a Harvardwood Heroes grant (applicants must be current students, alums, staff, or faculty), although Harvardwood members and/or applicants whose service project is arts-related will receive priority consideration.

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