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Articles by Caroline Sedano (38)

Arts & Culture

Festival draws all kinds of folk to Sayles

April 13, 2009 0 comments

In spite of the cold and the rain, the first Brown University Folk Festival brought an eclectic mix of musicians, Brown students and Providence locals to Sayles Hall on Saturday. The all-day music festival was organized by a group of folk fans in collaboration with the 2012 Class Board, the […]

Witty ‘Iolanthe’ gets modern twist

April 3, 2009 0 comments

Love is truly in the air for the Brown University Gilbert and Sullivan’s production of “Iolanthe” this weekend in Alumnae Hall.

In tune with Providence

March 12, 2009 0 comments

Sitting on the very edge of her seat, back straight and violin tucked snugly under her chin, 17-year-old Sydney Argueta plays the sharp opening notes of Mozart’s Quartet in G Major, K. 156.

‘Waltz with Bashir’ fills Avon

February 24, 2009 0 comments

After waiting in a line that stretched from the Avon Cinema’s doors, around the corner and past Via Via IV, more than 400 people filled the theater beyond capacity to watch the Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe award-winning Israeli film, “Waltz with Bashir.”

PW’s ‘Pleasure Dome’ a trip by TV

February 6, 2009 0 comments

Most people have sat down on the couch, turned on the television and flipped through as many channels as the TV has to offer in an endless cycle of entertainment options. What awaits the viewer is anything imaginable – front-row seats at a sports game, outer space, sharks or the latest celebrity scandal.

‘Totally tantalizing’ Aussie artist wows List audience

January 30, 2009 0 comments

Imagine standing in a clean and airy art gallery. A small television set in the corner plays a movie – perhaps a cowboy western. As the broadcast stops for a commercial break, the sound stops and is replaced by an amplified woman’s voice telling you about the other art hanging on the walls.

Israeli animator of ‘Waltz with Bashir’ to visit

January 23, 2009 0 comments

Fresh from his recent Golden Globe win, Israeli illustrator David Polonsky will spend three months on campus working with students from Brown, the Rhode Island School of Design and the Providence community as an artist-in-residence. Polonsky is the art director and lead artist for “Waltz with Bashir,” an animated documentary feature film that addresses director Ari Folman’s search to recover lost memories from his time as a soldier during the 1982 Sabra and Shatila massacre in Lebanon.

Cartoon Network animator traces his path to the top

November 17, 2008 0 comments

When Genndy Tartakovsky first saw “Tom and Jerry” as a kid, he knew he wanted to be an animator. Now successful in that profession, 38-year-old Tartakovsky told the story of his impressive career to a rapt audience in the Rhode Island School of Design’s auditorium on Saturday night.

Manic Man Man energizes at BCA

November 10, 2008 0 comments

From tranquil to rowdy, Brown Concert Agency’s fall concert offered a thoroughly enjoyable show featuring Canadian indie-scenesters Islands and eclectic, manic rockers Man Man to a sold-out audience in Alumnae Hall on Friday night. “Both acts were fantastic,” said BCA Booking Chair Dan Ain ’09, who explained that both bands, especially Man Man, were picked because of their reputation for putting on great live shows.

Film examines disabled children’s education

November 4, 2008 0 comments

Soon after Dan Habib’s five-year-old son Samuel was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, the boy had a near-death case of pneumonia. As a coping mechanism, Habib’s doctor suggested that he document the boy’s struggle through photography and film.