Elizabeth is a Senior Staff Writer for Arts and Culture. She is a freshman considering concentrating in VISA, English, or Art History, or some combination of the three. When she’s not painting, studying at Coffee Exchange or writing for the BDH, she likes to play really loud Chet Baker, read Beat literature out loud and watch Gilmore Girls at ridiculous hours.

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Arts audiences mostly white, non-first gen

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Arts audiences mostly white, non-first gen

December 7, 2017 0 comments

With students’ eyes focused on the performers on stage, the audience is sometimes forgotten.

Artist and activist Amir Sulaiman recited his poetry and spoke about his life as an artist at the annual K. Brooke Anderson lecture hosted by the Office of the Chaplain.

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Activist Amir Sulaiman performs faith-based poetry

November 27, 2017 0 comments

The Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life brought artist and activist Amir Sulaiman to campus Monday night for the annual K. Brooke Anderson Lecture.

Shirin Neshat provided her audience with a discussion that revolved around her sense of aesthetics and creative use of juxtapositions.

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Artist Shirin Neshat talks Iran, feminism

November 13, 2017 0 comments

Shirin Neshat spoke at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts for the second of Brown Arts Initiative’s Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series.

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Gloria Cheng to perform at Granoff Center

October 31, 2017 0 comments

On Nov. 10 at 8 p.m., Grammy Award-winning pianist Gloria Cheng will premiere 32 short compositions.

Poetry, music night explores themes of immigration, queerness

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Poetry, music night explores themes of immigration, queerness

October 16, 2017 0 comments

As Assistant Professor of Music Wang Lu’s composition trickles into the 200-seat Martinos auditorium, the space becomes intimate and personal.

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Pembroke field to be transformed into dance floor for annual event

October 11, 2017 0 comments

Saturday evening, after parents retire for the night, Pembroke Field will transform into a dance floor.

Director discusses Tenement Museum’s place in activism during Trump era

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Director discusses Tenement Museum’s place in activism during Trump era

October 9, 2017 0 comments

The Tenement Museum sits on Orchard Street in the Lower East Side of New York City.

Brown Arts Initiative brings Rome Prize recipients to the Granoff Center for an exhibition shown only twice before at the American Academy in Italy and the Yellow Barn Festival in Vermont.

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‘Lumen’ gallery to provide new meditative space in Granoff

October 3, 2017 0 comments

Composer Eric Nathan, assistant professor of music in composition-theory, and landscape architect Loretta Gargan stand in a nearly empty room.

Killers’ album showcases antiquated ideals of masculinity

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Killers’ album showcases antiquated ideals of masculinity

September 26, 2017 0 comments

The Killers released “Wonderful Wonderful” Friday. The 43-minute album is their first in five years.

RISD Museum rethinks fifth floor, allows for immersive experience

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RISD Museum rethinks fifth floor, allows for immersive experience

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Upon stepping onto the fifth floor of the Rhode Island School of Design Museum a year ago, viewers were transported 200 years back to Victorian-era salons.