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Articles by Grayson Lee (13)

The documentary “Free Solo” depicts rock climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to summit a 3,000-foot mountain face without any equipment.

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‘Free Solo’ offers slow-burning thrills

December 7, 2018 0 comments

The nerve-wracking film chronicles the journey of Alex Honnold, a famous U.S. rock climber, as he prepares to “free solo” El Capitan.

Students and faculty collaborated to curate this photo exhibit featuring images of the Koutroulou Magoula archeological site in central Greece.

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Photo exhibition chronicles archaeological excavation

November 15, 2018 0 comments

The photo exhibition “Light-Writings: Koutroulou Magoula 2017-2018” at the Joukowsky Institute for Archeology and the Ancient World features the people, materials and processes of an archeological dig.

Sock and Buskin’s latest show, “Next to Normal,” focuses on a woman facing grief and living with bipolar disorder. The show will run until Nov. 11.

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“Next to Normal” grapples with mental illness, grief

November 5, 2018 0 comments

xt to Normal,” running Nov 1-11 at the Stuart Theater, features a raw and moving story delivered by outstanding student actors.

Luke Moldof GS combines sound and photo in an immersive exhibit at List Art Center. His work is united around the theme of bridges.

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Photo, sound exhibition creates immersive experience

October 31, 2018 0 comments

Photographs of trash, animal carcasses and picturesque views were displayed at the opening reception of  “Traditional Terrain,” a photo and sound exhibition by Luke Moldof GS.

Isabel Hofmeyr, a professor of African literature at the University of Witwatersrand and a professor of English at New York University, delivered a lecture on the British Empire’s colonial censorship of literature in South Africa.

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Lecture contextualizes South African colonial literature

October 18, 2018 0 comments

Professor Isabel Hofmeyr opened her lecture Monday evening by taking the audience underwater. At the start of her talk, she detailed the dumping of books deemed unacceptable by the British Empire’s custom houses into what she termed “Davy Jones’ library.”

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‘Bulrusher’ chronicles search for family

October 1, 2018 0 comments

In Leeds Theatre’s production of “Bulrusher,” race, family and forgiveness are seen through the eyes of an earnest and confused young woman as she struggles to discover herself.

Courtney Bryan played a recording of "Sanctum," which was originally performed by the American Composers Orchestra in Lincoln Theatre.

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Artist’s music responds to police brutality

September 19, 2018 0 comments

On Monday afternoon, the room fell silent as composer and performer Courtney Bryan played a recording of “Sanctum,” which she composed as a response to police brutality.

David Bowen’s sculptures combine organic and mechanical materials to mimic natural occurences such as wind movement and plant growth. For example, “5twigs” compares twigs with identical plastic 3-D printed models.

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Sculpture exhibit blurs lines of nature, technology

September 10, 2018 0 comments

The only thing eerier than Providence’s chilly weather is finding a sculpture that appears to mimic its stormy mood.

Florence Green was played by Emily Mortimer, an actress and screenwriter known for her roles in “Shutter Island,” “The Newsroom” and “Cars 2.”

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‘The Bookshop,’ while heartfelt, struggles with pace

September 5, 2018 0 comments

“The Bookshop,” a film adaption of Penelope Fitzgerald’s original novel, echoes the leisurely pace of the book itself. The film’s plodding nature allows for a fully developed storyline, but struggles to retain the viewer’s attention through the duration of the movie.

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Grad student journal to foster LGBTQ+ community

April 24, 2018 0 comments

This September will see the release of the inaugural issue of Undone: A Legacy of Queer (Re)imaginings.