Shakespeare's pastoral comedy "As You Like It" will be performed at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, 41 2nd St., at 7:30 p.m. on March 7 and 8. The student cast, crew, and musicians are directed by Susan Thompson. The suggested donation is $10, $5 for students.
Graeme Bird, an associate professor of linguistics and classics at Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., explores connections among Homeric poetry, historical linguistics, Greek mathematics, computer programming, and jazz improvisation.
Reid, a senior scientist at the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, is using innovative combinations of microscopy and computing power to map complex brain activity in mice. Reid's work is a focus of a Feb. 25 New York Times article on "a surge of activity in brain research as scientists try to build the tools and knowledge to explain — as well as can ever be explained — how brains and minds work."
"With 'My Mother Has 4 Noses,'" wrote Laura Collins-Hughes in the New York Times, Jonatha Brooke "has ventured into playwriting and performance that are achingly personal." The play, which combines narrative and music, recounts Jonatha's experience of caring for her mother. A Times Critic's Pick, the play has also been well-reviewed by Entertainment Weekly and NBC4-New York.