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Alumni artwork digs past surfaces in ‘Excavation’ exhibit

April 22, 2014 0 comments

Images of instability and anxiety haunt the Granoff Center in “Excavation,” an exhibit with work by three alums.

Film director Wes Anderson participates in a Skype Q&A with students as part of the Ivy Film Festival following a screening of his new film “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”

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Wes Anderson Q&A draws fans, cinephiles

April 18, 2014 0 comments

When the face of famed film director Wes Anderson materialized on screen, the audience burst into thunderous applause.

Rustic eatery on Hope Street offers a taste of New England

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Rustic eatery on Hope Street offers a taste of New England

April 17, 2014 0 comments

Cook and Brown Public House, Hope Street’s New England-inspired gastropub, serves up mouthwatering and creative cuisine with a focus on local ingredients.

Brown is the only university in the country with a dean of chemical dependency. About 50 students per year seek help cutting back on substance use from Kathleen McSharry, who currently holds the position.

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Students confront substance dependency

April 10, 2014 3 comments

According to the diagnostic criteria and varying expert opinions, the boundaries between abuse, dependence and addiction are often cloudy.

“First Place,” pictured above, is one of the 27 student-made films selected for screening at this year’s Ivy Film Festival.

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IFF releases annual lineup

April 8, 2014 0 comments

With grand hotels and hot dogs, this year’s IFF lineup features diverse screenings and speakers, including a Skype Q&A with acclaimed director Wes Anderson.

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Robert Coover: ‘Where it takes me, I have to go’

April 1, 2014 0 comments

Coover sat down with The Herald to talk about Melville, Pynchon and Pinocchio.

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Distinguished visiting professor receives Langston Hughes Society Award

April 1, 2014 0 comments

When Brenda Marie Osbey received the Langston Hughes Society Award, “it was one of the few times I can think of in my life that I was actually speechless.”

“Hydrogen Jukebox” combines the Beat poetry of Allen Ginsberg with the stark music of Philip Glass to portray the trials and tribulations of youth in revolt in post-war suburbia.

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‘Jukebox’ examines rebel youth in suburbia

March 14, 2014 0 comments

“Hydrogen Jukebox,” directed by Jonathan Adam ’16 and produced by Brown Opera Productions, turns opera into a caustic, countercultural mode of expression.

Daniel Byers '08 speaks of his travels as a photographer for National Geographic at last night's Creative Mind Mini-Lectures. In a previous lecture, Victoria Reed discussed challenges of tracing art back to WWII-era origins.

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Minds meld research with artistic vision in lectures

March 11, 2014 0 comments

The Creative Mind Mini-Lectures Monday night were full of such anecdotes of adventure and revelation.

Deborah Willis, chair of the department of photography and imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, signs copies of her recently published book prior to Tuesday evening’s lecture.

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Lecture presents black history through art

March 7, 2014 0 comments

Deborah Willis presented the 2014 Debra L. Lee Lecture on Slavery and Justice, entitled “Visualizing Freedom: Photography and Emancipation.”