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An unconventional look into the lives of Muslim individuals in American society, Sock and Buskin’s “Invasion!” interweaves a thought-provoking variety of vignettes.

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‘Invasion!’ challenges audiences, casts light on Muslim experiences

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Who is Abulkasem? The question pervades “Invasion!,” Sock and Buskin’s latest production about the Muslim experience in the Western world.

Theater performance reaches new ‘Heights’

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Theater performance reaches new ‘Heights’

March 7, 2017 0 comments

This month, the “Heights” hype reached Brown’s Stuart Theater with a student performance.

Shakespeare on the Green theater performs “The Art of Dining” in the Sharpe Refectory.  Directed by Paul Martino ’17, the play tackles body dysmorphia, bulimia and other eating disorders with humor and sensitivity.

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‘Art of Dining’ brings theater to Ratty

February 28, 2017 0 comments

Shakespeare on the Green theater troupe put on Tina Howe’s 1979 “The Art of Dining,” directed by Paul Martino ’17.

Knead Doughnuts serves up traditional sweets, connects community

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Knead Doughnuts serves up traditional sweets, connects community

February 15, 2017 0 comments

On the fringe of the financial district, Knead Doughnuts has begun to satisfy the sweet tooth of Providence’s downtown denizens.

Providence coffee shops offer unique atmospheres

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Providence coffee shops offer unique atmospheres

January 26, 2017 0 comments

Thomas Jefferson once said, “Coffee is the favorite drink of the civilized world.”

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Lukas Volger discusses latest cookbook on vegetarian bowl meals

December 7, 2016 0 comments

Volger is the author of “Bowl,” a cookbook dealing entirely with a formerly hipster but increasingly mainstream trend: food bowls.

In this month’s edition of Rhode Island Monthly, Citizen Wing, a food truck based in Providence, was given the “Best Fried Stuff” award. Citizen Wing prides itself on creativity, updating the menu seasonally and battering much of its food in beer from a local brewery before frying it.

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Local food truck voted best fried food in Rhode Island

December 1, 2016 0 comments

Citizen Wing, a food truck serving the greater Providence community, received the “Best Fried Stuff” award in the most recent issue of Rhode Island Monthly.

In a visual arts course called “Art of the Book,” undergraduate students created projects that delved into diverse and personal subject matters. The exhibit showcasing the students’ work takes advantage of the unique qualities of the book as a medium, combining the powers of words, images and three-dimensional forms.

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Interactive display conveys personal experience through books

November 16, 2016 0 comments

On the second floor of the List Art Center, not too far from the industrial-sized elevator, is a small and unassuming room full of books.

Brown professor finds marijuana does not improve sleep quality

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Brown professor finds marijuana does not improve sleep quality

November 9, 2016 0 comments

A recent study co-authored by Professor Michael Stein suggests that marijuana use may have a negative effect on sleep quality.

“Denial” stars Rachel Weisz as Deborah Lipstadt, a professor accused of libel by a historian she called a Holocaust denier. The lack of chemistry between Weisz and the rest of the cast was a reason the film fell short.

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Film depicting Holocaust denier’s libel suit lacks identity, sells history short

October 26, 2016 0 comments

Few words carry such an immediately visceral cue for solemnity, mourning and remembrance as “Holocaust.”