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.

Articles by Elizabeth Toledano (31)

Prov. band revamps theater through music co-operative

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Prov. band revamps theater through music co-operative

February 28, 2017 0 comments

Throughout its long history, the theater had accumulated evidence of multiple decades of performances — ranging from opera to porn.

‘Writing is Live’ presents works-in-progress by MFA students

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‘Writing is Live’ presents works-in-progress by MFA students

February 15, 2017 0 comments

TAPS organized Writing is Live, a festival of cross-genre theatrical exploration that seeks to go past the typical play format.

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“The Revelations of Asher” experiments with social justice, identity

February 8, 2017 0 comments

What does “supreme love” have to do with social justice movements?

Sofar Sounds hosts underground concerts

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Sofar Sounds hosts underground concerts

February 2, 2017 0 comments

Guided by the lights of their cell phones and an address revealed only the day before, a crowd arrived at an anonymous house on Orchard Street Sunday night.

Professor Wang Lu honored by WQXR Radio

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Professor Wang Lu honored by WQXR Radio

January 25, 2017 0 comments

When music touches on the real-world implications of cultural heritage, the environment and popular culture, people are sure to notice.

Professor of Anthropology Lina Fruzzetti presented her movie “In My Mother’s House” Wednesday. After the screening, Fruzzetti discussed the film and the lessons she learned from her Eritrean mother’s experiences in colonial Italian Eritrea.

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‘In My Mother’s House’ delves into Eritrea’s colonial past

December 1, 2016 0 comments

Wednesday night, the rain echoed Professor of Anthropology Lina Fruzzetti’s tears as she told, in a soft, rhythmic voice, the story of her mother.

Students gathered inside Sayles Hall for the annual Halloween Midnight Organ Concert played on a Hutchings-Votey organ by Mark Steinbach.

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Steinbach plays Halloween Midnight Organ Concert

November 2, 2016 0 comments

Behind the organ, Mark Steinbach finds room to introduce his “families” of pipes, each with its own distinct contribution.

Don Wilmeth introduces this year’s lecture featuring the work of magician Alex Stone.

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Lecturer reveals art, science in magic

October 26, 2016 0 comments

Don Wilmeth stands near the stage. His white hair is combed back in stark contrast with his dark suit, punctuating his countenance.

Filmed and produced by a cast and crew composed exclusively of Brown and RISD students, ‘Into Nowhere’ is set to be released privately in September and screened at film festivals after its release.

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Student film ‘Into Nowhere’ examines utopia

October 20, 2016 0 comments

Most student films do not reach quite the same scale as “Into Nowhere.”

Jessica Valenti, writer, public speaker and blogger, wrote “Sex Object” about her personal experiences as a woman facing misogyny.

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Valenti’s ‘Sex Object’ reflects on misogynistic experiences

October 13, 2016 0 comments

In her memoir, Valenti recounts seemingly constant experiences with anti-woman prejudice and male entitlement.