Arts & Culture

Alumni artwork digs past surfaces in ‘Excavation’ exhibit

April 22, 2014 0 comments

Images of instability and anxiety haunt the Granoff Center in “Excavation,” an exhibit with work by three alums.

Following Monday’s celebration on the Main Green, Fashion Week will include a panel discussion Wednesday, a fashion show Thursday, a sale at Providence Place Mall Friday and an open-air market Saturday.

Fashion Week showcases student accomplishments

April 22, 2014 0 comments

“I don’t think people think ‘fashion’ when they think of Brown,” said Sofia Kadieva ’16, a designer taking part in Brown’s fourth annual Fashion Week.

While students often seek the ideal space to enjoy a latte, when it comes to finals, many find themselves sacrificing comfort for convenience.

Ra ra brew-nonia: Students survey Providence’s coffee culture

April 18, 2014 0 comments

As campus libraries become increasingly congested, the visit to the corner coffee shop acquires a special urgency.

Steven Knight’s film “Locke” examines human vulnerability and the desire to maintain a normal life in the face of obstacles. The film was screened Tuesday as part of the Ivy Film Festival.

Film probes anxiety, crisis from the driver’s seat

April 18, 2014 0 comments

“Locke” turns a potential trap of contrived minimalism into a brilliant, provoking and enthralling film.

New Harvest is a hidden Arcade gem for Providence students, local coffee aficionados and new and seasoned whiskey enthusiasts alike.

New Harvest crafts expert sweets and sours

April 18, 2014 1 comment

New Harvest Coffee and Spirits’ low-key location inside the Arcade off Westminster Street belies its sophisticated menu and expert service.

Noriko Shinohara develops “Cutie,” a cartoon character who follows the love story between Noriko and her husband, in the film “Cutie and the Boxer.”

‘Cutie’ and ‘Boxer’ face off on stage, in film and on canvas

April 18, 2014 0 comments

The Oscar-nominated documentary follows the careers of Ushio Shinohara, a Japanese neo-dadaist artist, and his wife, Noriko, who also pursues her own art.

Film director Wes Anderson participates in a Skype Q&A with students as part of the Ivy Film Festival following a screening of his new film “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”

Wes Anderson Q&A draws fans, cinephiles

April 18, 2014 0 comments

When the face of famed film director Wes Anderson materialized on screen, the audience burst into thunderous applause.

Rustic eatery on Hope Street offers a taste of New England

Rustic eatery on Hope Street offers a taste of New England

April 17, 2014 0 comments

Cook and Brown Public House, Hope Street’s New England-inspired gastropub, serves up mouthwatering and creative cuisine with a focus on local ingredients.

After studying international relations as an undergraduate, Trent Page’98  began his career in the food industry as a dishwasher in New Zealand.

Trent Page ’98, chef de cuisine at Google, dishes on his experience

April 17, 2014 0 comments

Trent Page ’98 followed a somewhat unconventional recipe for success in the culinary world.

Over 30 years ago, Al Forno’s grilled pizza made Providence prominent on the national restaurant scene. Owners George Germon and Johanne Killeen invented the dish, but the origins remain a partial mystery.

City food scene fosters trattorias, traditions

April 16, 2014 0 comments

You need to wait until it’s lit, Chef Phil Niosi explains. Then it’s really something to see.