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The members of Modest Mouse, coming off of their certified Gold 2007 album “We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank,” felt pressure to make their latest work “Strangers to Ourselves” perfect, according to the band.

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Modest Mouse, Hudson Mohawke to headline Spring Weekend

March 17, 2015 3 comments

The Friday lineup will also feature Waka Flocka Flame and another unannounced performer. What Cheer? Brigade start Saturday, followed by Kelela and Pusha T.

Waka Flocka Flame’s most recent album, “Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family,” was released in 2012, and he plans to drop a new album in June.

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Waka Flocka Flame to play Spring Weekend

March 13, 2015 14 comments

Waka Flocka Flame will perform on the Friday of Spring Weekend, Brown Concert Agency announced in a post on its blog Thursday.

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No limits to imagination, experimentation in animated shorts

February 4, 2015 0 comments

There’s nothing new about saying that short films have a particular freedom.

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Powerful portrayals fail to solve ‘Theory of Everything’

December 2, 2014 0 comments

Considering the imaginative nature of Hawking’s theories, “The Theory of Everything” seems too grounded in the traditional arcs of a biographical film.

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Taste of India fails to match Kabob and Curry quality

November 18, 2014 2 comments

Taste of India does not live up to the bar set by its Thayer Street counterpart.

Undergrads back student rep. on Corporation

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Undergrads back student rep. on Corporation

November 10, 2014 1 comment
This article is part of the series Fall 2014 Student Poll

Roughly 60 percent of undergrads believe a voting student trustee should be added to the Corporation, and about 22 percent support a non-voting student rep.

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Trinity Rep reimagines ‘Hamlet’ through the absurd

October 31, 2014 0 comments

My first experience with “Hamlet” was watching an episode of “The Simpsons.” To a young boy of five or six, nothing could be more spectacular.

Painting took a backseat to history while Abbott Gleason taught at Brown. Since Gleason’s Parkinson’s diagnosis, his works have become more abstract and free-flowing, mirroring the jazz music he loves.

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Trading the pen for the paintbrush

October 17, 2014 0 comments

Art became a way for Abbott Gleason to remain connected to both Brown and the community.

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Areikat: ‘Still committed to a two-state solution’

October 2, 2014 0 comments

Maen Areikat, chief representative of the PLO’s delegation to the United States, discussed the need for a two-state solution.

Maen Areikat, chief representative of the PLO to the United States, said Wednesday that the recent Gaza conflict didn’t improve Israel’s safety.

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PLO envoy urges nonviolence in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

October 2, 2014 4 comments

Maen Areikat, the PLO’s top envoy to the United States, discussed how a two-state solution can achieve an “end to all historical claims in the region.”