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The variety show, created by student musician Vivek Pandit ’20, featured a range of arts performances from jazz-funk music to hip hop dance.

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SV, students partner on variety show

October 9, 2019 0 comments

National art and entertainment company Small Victories partnered with a group of University student artists to spotlight the creative talents on College Hill. Last Thursday, Oct. 3, marked the team’s first joint event.

Sanford Biggers, a renowned multimedia artist, shared how cultural fusion has informed his work. Biggers hopes that people gain a greater understanding of other perspectives through his creations.

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Artist explores narratives of race, culture

October 4, 2019 0 comments

Interdisciplinary artist Sanford Biggers shared the historical, cultural and personal inspirations behind his works with University students at the List Art Building Wednesday afternoon.

Brown, RISD dual degree relaxes liberal arts requirements

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Brown, RISD dual degree relaxes liberal arts requirements

September 11, 2019 0 comments

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program welcomed its eleventh class of incoming students at the start of the month, which arrived on campus to a newly reformed program.

Spring Weekend veteran Dave Binder has been performing on the Sundays of Spring Weekends for over 30 years. This year, his performance will move from Ruth Simmons Quad to the larger Pembroke Field.

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Dave Binder may perform last Spring Weekend show after over 30 years

April 25, 2019 0 comments

After more than 30 years of singing American classics on the Sunday of Spring Weekend, local musician Dave Binder may be giving his last Spring Weekend concert at the University this year, according to the event’s Facebook page. He also will not be performing during Senior Week. 

(L-R) Poets Dāa Guy RISD ‘19, Blessed Sheriff ’19, Kris Cho ’22 and Manuel Ávalos ’19 competed at the annual College Unions Poetry Slam last weekend, sharing complex works that celebrated their identities.

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Brown/RISD poetry slam team earns 5th place in annual competition

April 22, 2019 0 comments

Last weekend, Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design’s joint poetry slam team sent members Kris Cho ’22, Blessed Sheriff ’19, Dāa Guy RISD ’19 and Manuel Ávalos ’19 to take part in the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitation, an annual collegiate poetry slam tournament.

The Poler Bears’s spring production features choreography inspired by ballet, contemporary, Latinx soap opera and drag.

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Poler Bears ‘Two Faced’ features variety of dance styles

April 16, 2019 0 comments

Featuring a vast range of choreographic styles, the Poler Bears’s spring production, “Two Faced,” was a theatrical celebration of the diverse dance backgrounds and personalities that compromise the student-run pole dancing group. With performances this past Friday and Saturday, the show packed the house both nights.

Choreographer Brian Solomon '19, along with dancers of show, 
investigate real issues through fictional storylines and characters.

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PW show ‘danceveil’ examines ancestry and identity

April 9, 2019 0 comments

Exploring trans identity, diaspora and mental illness, a Movement/Theater performance titled “danceveil” debuted last Thursday at the Upspace that examined the link between the physical body and the spiritual identity.

The Granoff Center for the Creative Arts hosted media performances on humans’ relationships with the ocean, featuring student dancers. A collaboration between the Brown Arts Initiative, Rhode Island School of Design and the University of California of Irvine, made the show possible.

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‘Your Ocean, My Ocean’ explores environmentalism

April 4, 2019 0 comments

Combining dance, music, media and visual art, performances of “Your Ocean, My Ocean” on April 1 and 2 asked audience members to reflect on humans’ relationship with the ocean. 

Out of Bounds utilized multimedia, lighting design and original student writing to entertain audience in Macmillan 117.

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Out of Bounds performs comedy sketch show

March 19, 2019 0 comments

Last Sunday night, Out of Bounds, a student-run comedy sketch group that lists “The Office” actor John Krasinski ’01 among its alums, brought laughter to Macmillan 117 with sketches and short comedic videos that parodied the banalities of University student life.

Scholars and directors of University-affiliated museums volunteered to share their perspectives on a recent report regarding legal and ethical avenues for the French government to repatriate stolen African art.

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Seminar sparks discourse on decolonizing museums

March 12, 2019 0 comments

University community members packed the Joukowsky Forum last Wednesday to attend “Decolonizing the Museum: A Teach in,” which saw academics and University-affiliated museum directors give lectures on Felwin Sarr and Bénédicte Savoy’s report to the French government.