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Heartbeat, a youth band consisting of both Palestinian and Israeli musicians, performed at Hillel Thursday night.

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Musicians promote peaceful coexistence through music

March 4, 2013 0 comments

Israeli-Palestinian group Heartbeat performed to spread a message of mutual cooperation.

Big screen Bruno: Alums contribute to Oscar-nominated films

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Big screen Bruno: Alums contribute to Oscar-nominated films

February 22, 2013 1 comment

One professor and three alums were involved in films up for the industry’s highest awards.

Artist Diana Gillon began work Monday morning on a collaborative mural sponsored by Brown-RISD Hillel that asked students to reflect on cultural identity and social justice.

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New mural explores cultural identity and social justice

February 15, 2013 0 comments

The collaborative art project, sponsored by Hillel, looks to bridge various cultural identities.

Kendrick Lamar, who has a strong student fan base, is expected to be a crowd favorite at the two-day concert in April.

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Lamar announcement sparks Spring Weekend buzz

February 12, 2013 1 comment

Some students expressed enthusiasm about this year’s Spring Weekend lineup.

Canadian DJ A-Trak, half of the electronic duo Duck Sauce, will headline Friday night.

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A-Trak, Kendrick Lamar to headline Spring Weekend

February 6, 2013 0 comments

BCA announces acts after a false lineup leak.

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Spring theater to present new works and old favorites

February 1, 2013 0 comments

A new semester on the stage promises an array of emotional and entertaining performances.

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Orchesta promotes dialogue for peace

January 25, 2013 0 comments

Musicians engage in cross-cultural dialogue through performance and discussions

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Trinity Rep play explores female reproductive system

December 7, 2012 0 comments

The idea that two women should spend the entirety of a two-act play discussing the intricacies of the female reproductive system is, to say the least, unexpected. But it works in “The How and the Why,” the Trinity Repertory Company’s latest production.

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‘Bluest Eye’ traverses trauma and memory

November 30, 2012 0 comments

It begins with a voice, a sweet soprano humming in the darkness. Then a girl begins to read from a children’s primer: “Here is the house. It is green and white. It has a red door. It is very

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Lecturer explores cross-cultural film and visual art

November 9, 2012 0 comments

Considering subjects as diverse as Turkish space exploration and women who wear wigs, cinema and visual art provided a vehicle for cross-cultural dialogue at the hand of artist and filmmaker Kutlug Ataman in his lecture Tuesday night at the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.