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Lucy Liu is Harvard’s Artist of the Year

Lucy Liu will be in town to pick up her award at the Cultural Rhythms Festival at Sanders Theatre on Feb. 20.

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Lucy Liu will be in town to pick up her award at the Cultural Rhythms Festival at Sanders Theatre on Feb. 20.

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Lucy Liu is the 2016 Harvard University Artist of the Year. The Harvard Foundation announced the honor Thursday afternoon; Liu (inset) will be in town to pick up the award at the Cultural Rhythms Festival at Sanders Theatre on Feb. 20. Liu — whose resume includes the Sherlock Holmes series “Elementary” (she plays Joan Watson), “Charlie’s Angels,” and “Kung Fu Panda 3” — is a UNICEF Ambassador and has been a spokeswoman for the Human Rights Campaign. Last year’s Artist of the Year was Eva Longoria. Other former nominees include Matt Damon, Halle Berry, and Denzel Washington.

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