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Nick Bertozzi's 'Rubber Necker'


Comic relief

Indie comic book artists Paul Pope, Nick Bertozzi, Dean Haspiel and Jessica Abel will discuss life and art in the gritty New York comics community in a colloquium hosted by Comparative Media Studies. Pope has been called the "Comics Destroyer." Bertozzi writes his own series, "Rubber Necker." Haspiel is currently developing "As Big as Earth," a two-man superhero anthology. Abel created "Artbabe." They will bring samples. Professor Henry Jenkins will moderate. Thursday, April 28, 5 to 7 p.m. Room 2-105. Free and open to the public.

Curtain call

The Longy Early Opera Project's performance of Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," will use MIT talent: Ken Pierce, administrative assistant with the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, is the stage director and choreographer and music Professor Ellen Harris will deliver a preconcert lecture at 7 p.m., on Friday, April 29. The production features period costumes and dance. Performances April 29-30 are at 8 p.m. at the Longy School (27 Garden St., Cambridge). For more information, call 617-876-0956.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 27, 2005 (download PDF).


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