Arts & Culture

Arts and Culture Roundup, Sept. 20

Arts and Culture Roundup, Sept. 20

September 20, 2019 0 comments

The Bell Gallery appointed Kate Kraczon as its new curator August 1. She will manage the educational programs out of the gallery and will oversee “conceptualization and implementation” of the rotating exhibits, according to the Brown Arts Initiative press release.

Marin Hinkle ’88 plays the role of Rose Weissman, the mother of Miriam “Midge” Maisel who is played by Rachel Brosnahan.

Marin Hinkle ’88 finds courage in season two of ‘Mrs. Maisel’

September 20, 2019 0 comments

“I’m going to Paris.” Rose Weissman, mother of housewife turned stand-up comedian Miriam “Midge” Maisel, declares her intention to move to the City of Light in the first episode of the second season of Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” 

University partners with film studio A24

University partners with film studio A24

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Starting this fall, the University will partner with film production company A24 — known for works such as “Spring Breakers,” “Ex Machina,” “Lady Bird,” “Moonlight” and “Euphoria” — to bring screenings and events to campus.

Ceremony Tea’s Thayer Street shop will be the company’s first retail operation, selling drinks between $3 and $5 in addition to tea ceremonies.

Ceremony Tea to replace Tealuxe

September 18, 2019 0 comments

Ocean State resident and business owner Michelle Cheng plans to open Ceremony Tea in the place of Tealuxe on Thayer Street this October. Her loose-leaf tea company, Leafy Green, has been servicing Brown’s School of Engineering and Blue Room cafes since April 2018…

In the original “Raid the Icebox” exhibit, Warhol emphasized “the artist as curator,” creating a nontraditional, interactive experience.

Exhibit reexamines Warhol’s curatorial style

September 16, 2019 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design Museum opened its new exhibit, “Raid the Icebox Now,” on Sept. 13 to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the museum’s original “Raid the Icebox,” curated by Andy Warhol.

Dressed in drag, performance artist Taylor Mac gave an artist-in-residence lecture at the Granoff Center Thursday.

Taylor Mac pushes back on theater conventions

September 13, 2019 0 comments

Before Taylor Mac’s artist-in-residence lecture began at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts Thursday, photos from the artist’s storied career in theater flashed on a large screen above the podium.

Lana Del Rey, American singer, songwriter and pop culture icon, is known for her melancholic tunes and captivating voice. Her new album features songs such as “Bartender” and explores the depths of intimate nostalgia.

Lana Del Rey releases new album ‘Norman Fucking Rockwell!’ to critical acclaim

September 11, 2019 0 comments

On her fifth major-label studio album, “Norman Fucking Rockwell!,” Lana Del Rey delivers 67 minutes of  psychedelic, soft-rock ego trip. Rich with references to Californian Laurel Canyon rock, the album’s greatest strength is what its popularity says about her audience’s attraction to nostalgia.

Brown, RISD dual degree relaxes liberal arts requirements

Brown, RISD dual degree relaxes liberal arts requirements

September 11, 2019 0 comments

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program welcomed its eleventh class of incoming students at the start of the month, which arrived on campus to a newly reformed program.

Recent alums make waves in New York comedy circles

Recent alums make waves in New York comedy circles

September 10, 2019 0 comments

It’s mid September, the time of year that heralds fall-flavored lattes for most and, for a brave, funny few, the start of comedy club auditions.

Toni Morrison, who passed away on August 5, was the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

University community remembers Toni Morrison

September 9, 2019 0 comments

Assistant Professor of Literary Arts Colin Channer was born with a disease that made him legally blind. When a surgery meant to fix his eyes further blinded him for three months, he sought solace in books the second his sight started to return.