Arts & Culture

Samuel Proffitt’s new E.P., which draws from his study of Russian literature and a lifelong obsession with Russian culture, will be released Oct. 10.

Grad student to release haunting E.P.

September 29, 2016 0 comments

The haunting electronic melodies of Samuel Driver GS — known by his stage name Samuel Proffitt — began with tragedy.

“By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” underscores the importance of preventing ambitions from interfering with personal relationships. Produced by Sock & Buskin and based on Lynn Nottage’s ’86 satirical screenplay, the production will run Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 and Oct. 6 to 9.

Alum’s production tackles historical racism with comedy

September 29, 2016 0 comments

Sock & Buskin’s production “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” will premiere Sept. 29.

Apfelbaum reflects on art career marked by experimentation

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Polly Apfelbaum visited campus yesterday to discuss her three-decade career as an artist.

“Sound of Ceramics,” a collaborative piece between Wang Lu and Polly Apfelbaum, features hanging, colored shapes that are played with clay bead mallets. The piece will debut in the Cohen Gallery in the Granoff Center.

New exhibit in Granoff experiments with shape, sound

September 29, 2016 0 comments

The collaborative piece, “The Sound in Ceramics,” will debut in the Cohen Gallery at the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts Sept. 30.

Beatles fans flock to the Avon to see Ron Howard’s documentary, “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years.” Interspersed with clips of the lads from interviews, rehearsals and life on the road, the film chronicles the height of Beatlemania while capturing the band’s youthful camaraderie and cheeky personality.

‘Eight Days a Week’ brings Beatlemania to Thayer St.

September 29, 2016 0 comments

Ron Howard’s documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years” chronicles The Beatles’ rise to stardom in the late 1950s.

Japanese poet Gozo Yoshimasu showcased his unconventional works through an improvisational performance. His collection of poetry, “Alice Iris Red Horse,” was edited by Forrest Gander, professor of literary arts.

Gozo Yoshimasu performs personal, unique poetry

September 28, 2016 0 comments

Renowned Japanese poet Gozo Yoshimasu visited Brown Sept. 22 to perform a reading as part of the Writers on Writing Reading Series.

Devin Allen’s photographs depicting the strife plaguing Baltimore after the Freddie Gray shooting in 2015 are showcased at the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America. The photographer’s work gained attention suddenly last year when one of his pictures went viral on social media and made the cover of Time Magazine’s may 2015 edition.

Baltimore native captures city’s protests in photos

September 28, 2016 0 comments

The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America opened an exhibition Sept. 8 called “Rising/Uprising in Baltimore: A Beautiful Ghetto.”

‘Antisocial,’ screened in the Granoff Tuesday and Wednesday, explores the influence of free speech and social media on Romanian student life.

‘Antisocial’ delves into Romanian student life

September 22, 2016 0 comments

“Antisocial” chronicles how a scandal involving a prestigious high school in a Romanian town affected the community’s students, parents and teachers.

List Art Center will feature Brazilian films in several languages delving into culture in Brazil and elsewhere this Thursday through Saturday.

CineBrasil to bring five Brazilian motion pictures to campus

September 22, 2016 0 comments

List Art Center will play host to the movie festival CineBrasil Thursday through Saturday.

Pikachu, Charizard make virtual journey to Brown

Pikachu, Charizard make virtual journey to Brown

September 22, 2016 0 comments

As a free mobile app, Pokémon Go became extraordinarily popular immediately following its release.