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Jed Resnick

May 24, 2006 0 comments

Hanging on a wall backstage is a plaque that Jed Resnick – who stars as Mark in the national tour of the hit musical “Rent” – looks at before each performance. It reads, “Thank you Jonathan Larson,” referring to the show’s creator, who died in January 1996, just before the musical became a hit on Broadway.

5 props, 5 plays at Production Workshop

October 31, 2005 0 comments

On a blank stage with only three black chairs and two black wooden boxes, Brown students showed how creative they could be. “Three Chairs, Two Cubes,” a festival presented by Production Workshop, features five student-written, directed and acted plays, each running about 20 minutes long and using only three chairs and two cubes as props.

RISD display makes Impressionism accessible

September 19, 2005 0 comments

The RISD Museum’s new exhibition “Edgar Degas: Six Friends at Dieppe” attempts to provide a comprehensive context for what can sometimes appear to be inaccessible art.

Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project at RISD integrates visual, aural art forms

April 26, 2005 0 comments

The metaphor of creation and destruction guides the performance art project between RISD illustration students and the musicians of the Silk Road Project, an educational foundation directed by famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Africana Film Festival makes expanded sophomore appearance

April 11, 2005 0 comments

From documentaries to musicals, features to shorts, art house to mainstream, the films of this year’s Africana Film Festival reflect the breadth of Africana cinema, which includes movies from African diaspora cultures as well as Africa itself. The festival, which runs at the Cable Car Cinema from April 13 to 17, will show 15 films from 12 countries and host three panel discussions.

Muslim Students’ dinner features standup, poetry tonight

April 8, 2005 0 comments

The title of this year’s Brown Muslim Students Association dinner, “Feeding the Mind, Feeding the Soul,” reflects the event’s greater mission – to nourish the audience’s spiritual sense in both a fun and informative way.

Smith ‘04.5 wins film society competition

March 21, 2005 0 comments

Recent Brown graduate Chris Smith ‘04.5 was named the winner of the student trailer competition for the Film Society of Lincoln Center earlier this month. Smith will receive a check for $5,000 at the trailer’s March 23 premiere, the opening night of the New Directors/New Films festival at the Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.

‘Eclipsed’ showcases Iranian, American identities

March 14, 2005 0 comments

A woman dressed entirely in black limps feebly onto a dimly lit stage. As soulful music plays in the background, she begins to speak about what being a woman means to her and, rejoicing, suddenly breaks into song and dance.

‘Vagina Monologues’ provocative, shocking despite presence of overacting

March 4, 2005 0 comments

“The Vagina Monologues,” an internationally acclaimed play by Eve Ensler, is multi-layered and insightful. It makes you laugh. It makes you gasp. It embarrasses. It provokes. Produced by Amanda Parker ’07, “The Vagina Monologues” debuted to a receptive audience Thursday night at Alumnae Hall.

Films for Francophiles flood Cable Car Cinema

February 25, 2005 0 comments

Covering both incest and animation, the eighth annual Providence French Film Festival encourages viewers to open their eyes – and minds – to the world of French cinema.

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