Elise is an Arts & Culture editor. She is a junior from Mill Valley, California concentrating in English, Creative Nonfiction writing. Elise can usually be found at one of Providence's many coffee shops enjoying a vanilla latte, or at her desk debating whether to read, write, paint, or watch her favorite episode of Grey's Anatomy or Gilmore Girls again.

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Arts and Culture Roundup, Nov. 3

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Arts and Culture Roundup, Nov. 3

November 3, 2019 0 comments

This Tuesday, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum will lead “Museum as Object,” a workshop focused on teaching with objects.

On Thursday, designer Stuart Weitzman detailed the moments that defined and reshaped his decades-long career in the fashion industry.

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Stuart Weitzman’s shoes evolve from staples to icons

November 1, 2019 0 comments

Stuart Weitzman, the creative and entrepreneurial mind behind many famed shoe silhouettes, stepped onto the Martinos Auditorium stage in silver shoes last night to discuss his career’s trajectory.

Arts and Culture Roundup, Oct. 10

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Arts and Culture Roundup, Oct. 10

October 10, 2019 0 comments

Last night, Akua Naru, hip-hop artist and Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America artist-in-residence, invited students to participate in a lyrics workshop, where she spoke about her own writing process and helped them brainstorm techniques for songwriting.

Novelist Colson Whitehead addressed a packed audience at the First Unitarian Church at an event hosted by the Athenaeum. Whitehead discussed his most recent novel, “The Nickel Boys,” as well as his career path.

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Colson Whitehead shares artistic journey

September 30, 2019 0 comments

Colson Whitehead, author of nine novels including the #1 New York Times best-seller “The Underground Railroad” and his latest 2019 release “The Nickel Boys,” took to the pulpit of the First Unitarian Church Friday night to read, laugh and discuss the qualms and joys of a writer’s life with a packed audience.

A.G. Sulzberger ’03 became publisher of the Times on Jan. 1, 2018. He is the sixth person in his family to hold the position.

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Times publisher Sulzberger ’03 returns to University

September 24, 2019 0 comments

A.G. Sulzberger ’03, publisher of the New York Times, returned to the University Monday evening to share his belief in the steadfast power of journalism in a world where reporters face unprecedented risk and newspapers face failing business models.

Alums celebrate at 71st Emmy Awards

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Alums celebrate at 71st Emmy Awards

September 23, 2019 0 comments

At the 71st Annual Emmy Awards, actors from acclaimed television shows shed their costumes to join writers, directors and other creatives — among them Brown alums — at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Marin Hinkle ’88 plays the role of Rose Weissman, the mother of Miriam “Midge” Maisel who is played by Rachel Brosnahan.

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Marin Hinkle ’88 finds courage in season two of ‘Mrs. Maisel’

September 20, 2019 0 comments

“I’m going to Paris.” Rose Weissman, mother of housewife turned stand-up comedian Miriam “Midge” Maisel, declares her intention to move to the City of Light in the first episode of the second season of Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” 

How is Brown investing in sustainability?

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How is Brown investing in sustainability?

May 24, 2019 0 comments

This month, campus discussion surrounding ethical investment took center stage following a motion to replace the University’s Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies, the University body that considers “moral responsibility in … investment policies,” The Herald previously reported.

Following Sofi Tukker: A journey from College Hill to Coachella

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Following Sofi Tukker: A journey from College Hill to Coachella

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Earlier this month, while students eagerly awaited the arrival of Spring Weekend’s rising stars, Sophie Hawley-Weld ’14 and Tucker Halpern ’14 brightened a different, grander arena: Coachella’s Mojave stage.

The advanced screening was bookended by Q&As with Simkin, who discussed the film’s look into Bundy’s manipulatively charming personality.

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Biopic examines Ted Bundy from new angle

April 11, 2019 0 comments

Netflix’s “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” investigates the character of serial killer Ted Bundy  as well as the “vulnerability of humans,” according to Producer Michael Simkin.

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