http://www.brandeis.edu/arts/festival/ Brandeis University
Waltham, MA 02454
Art, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Performing Arts, University
The annual Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts showcases nationally acclaimed performers and visual artists together with music, dance, theater, film and artwork by more than 300 Brandeis students and alumni.
Featured event: The New England premiere of Glenn Kaino's "The Burning Boards," an unforgettable chess competition in which thirty-two players, novice and expert, compete using burning candles as chess pieces: http://www.brandeis.edu/arts/festival/burningboards/index.html
The complete schedule will be posted soon. Follow the Festival of the Arts on Facebook for sneak previews! In the meantime, there's all kinds of fascinating information and images about light to be found at the online home of the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies.
The Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts is free and open to the public.