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John Banville read excerpts from his novel ‘The Infinities’ and offered aspiring writers career advice at a Literary Arts department event Monday.

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Booker Prize winner talks literary nuance

October 29, 2018 0 comments

Monday night, the Department of Literary Arts hosted Irish novelist John Banville, author of Booker Prize-winning novel “The Sea.”

Mark Seto will lead the orchestra’s first concert of the semester Oct. 20 and Oct. 21. He comes to the University from Connecticut College.

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New orchestra director talks background, future projects

October 15, 2018 0 comments

Last May, the Department of Music announced that Mark Seto would serve as the new director of the Brown University Orchestra effective July 1. Prior to this appointment, Seto was an associate professor of music and director of the Connecticut College Orchestra.

Yevgeniya Baras’ Russian roots and immigration to the United States shape her work; she strives to make her paintings “bilingual.”

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Artist decodes studio, curatorial work

September 26, 2018 0 comments

At 5 p.m. Wednesday, members of the Providence community gathered in List Art Building 120 to hear Yevgeniya Baras discuss her experiences as a studio artist and a curator.

Paul McCartney’s latest album “Egypt Station” shows more potential than his former solo albums. The release reflects McCartney’s stream of consciousness and covers various themes including love and politics.

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Paul McCartney takes fans on emotional journey

September 10, 2018 0 comments

After half a decade of waiting, fans of former Beatles star Paul McCartney can finally revel in his new solo album “Egypt Station.”

Dianne Guerrero addressed a packed Salomon Center Tuesday night. She aims to merge her acting career with a message of social activism.

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Diane Guerrero talks immigration, identity

April 25, 2018 0 comments

Salomon Center erupted into overwhelming applause as Diane Guerrero stepped on stage. The acclaimed actress and activist addressed the audience in a talk sponsored by the Brown Lecture Board Tuesday evening, delivering a speech that elicited a palpable sense of excited emotion from the crowd.

B-Side Spring Coffeehaus adds to Underground hum

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B-Side Spring Coffeehaus adds to Underground hum

April 16, 2018 0 comments

Live music complimented the distinctive hum of The Underground Coffee Co. Saturday afternoon as the B-Side Magazine hosted its annual spring Coffeehaus show, which featured various student performers and groups.

“Upon looking more deeply, one sees anguish and frustration” in Díaz’s work, said Steven Bloomfield, associate director of the Watson Institute.

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Exhibit explores migration, displacement

April 8, 2018 0 comments

A distinctive combination of visual metaphors, color and depth underlies the “Silenced Voices” exhibition, which is currently on display at The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

Haffenreffer combines entertainment, education

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Haffenreffer combines entertainment, education

March 21, 2018 0 comments

While the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology stands at the edge of the Main Green, it remains relatively unexplored by most students.

Boston-based company Bon Me comes to Providence with a new food truck, which served free samples of its specials to students last Wednesday.

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Bon Me food truck parks in Providence

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Despite the previous day’s inclement weather, the Bon Me food truck rolled onto Waterman Street to celebrate its grand opening at Brown on March 15.

A study conducted by the Fox-Kemper Lab found that energy dissipation of large-scale ocean turbulence follows a lognormal statistical distribution. This finding could increase the accuracy of climate models.

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University researchers gain further understanding of ocean turbulence

March 5, 2018 0 comments

Scientists have long examined the dynamics of the ocean, and a recent study conducted by University researchers brings new insight into the properties of ocean turbulence.