Harvard University Signet Society Annual Dinner Featuring Candice Hoyes// Member Event, Harvard University
Saturday, April 21st, 6:30 p.m. at Kirkland House, 95 Dunster Street
Beverages and appetizers in the Junior Common Room, followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m.
Author Moira Weigel ’07 presides as we hear from the Undergraduate President of The Society, Sam Hagen ’18; the Musician, Candice Hoyes ’99; the Poet, Sarah Kay; and the Speaker, James Wood, staff writer and book critic for The New Yorker and Professor of Literary Criticism at Harvard.
Vice President of The Signet Associates, Bryan Eric Simmons ’83 will present the Signet Medal to Dorothy Shore Zinberg of the Harvard Kennedy School, and to the family of Michael Friedman ’97.
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Join Candice Hoyes, Jesse Fischer and special guests at the historic and breathtaking Abbey in Princeton, NJ for the first concert in a summer series curated by Candice Hoyes. (Performance and reception to immediately follow)
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Candice Hoyes is an impassioned vocalist, public speaker and educator, and has written for publications including the Los Angeles Review of Books, Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, and Blavity. As a public speaker, Hoyes is honored to have delivered a 2017 TED Salon Talk including a live performance, and has spoken on international platforms including Music @Google, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Dropbox Artist Spotlight (for which she was the first), LinkedIn Artist Spotlight, Left of Black, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights in Law, and the Harvard Alumni Association. She has led educational initiatives and taught across the US including Jazz at Lincoln Center, United Nations School, as well as numerous museums, cultural centers, and public schools for all ages and most recently a curator at The Abbey in Princeton, NJ. She has currently become an endorsed artist by Earthworks High Definition Microphones and an ambassador for Shea Moisture.
April 28, 2018 at The Abbey - 75 Mapleton Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540 - SAVE THE DATE!
Jazz for Gender Justice: An Evening of Joyful Resistance Benefiting the Feminist Press
Swing into spring on May Day to celebrate elevating feminist voices, leadership, and creativity across genre. With The Bjorkestra (featuring Pyeng Threadgill), Candice Hoyes, Lauren Sevian, Rana Farhan, and the Resistance Revival Chorus. All proceeds benefit the Feminist Press, a nonprofit founded to advance equality and amplify feminist perspectives.