Arts & Culture

Haffenreffer combines entertainment, education

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.

Anderson .Paak, NAO to headline Spring Weekend

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Anderson .Paak, NAO to headline Spring Weekend

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Anticipation hung palpably in 50 Exchange Terrace’s Narragansett-soaked Stout Irish Sports Pub Tuesday night as students awaited the announcement of the 2018 Spring Weekend lineup.

“Qyrq Qyz” brought together nine musicians who performed the musical compositions of Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky as Saodat Ismailova’s film projected behind them.

Performance piece ‘Qyrz Qyz’ reimagines Central Asian epic tale

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Throughout last Wednesday night’s multimedia performance at the Rhode Island School of Design Auditorium entitled “Qyrq Qyz,” the composition of the stage shifted: The only set piece, a black mountain of fabric, was deconstructed and the performers rearranged positions and formations to the beat of the music.

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

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.

José Sejo’s ‘Mutant Tropic’ splashes Watson with color

March 20, 2018 0 comments

“Mutant Tropic,” an exhibit by painter Luis José Aguasvivas Núñez (José Sejo) offers viewers a look into the beautiful yet complicated reality of the artist’s experience and relationship with his home country of the Dominican Republic.

Puppetry, painting, performance collide in ‘Erratics’

Puppetry, painting, performance collide in ‘Erratics’

March 15, 2018 0 comments

Thomas Cole’s “The Course of Empire” is a series of five paintings from the 1830s that depicts the rise, peak and eventual destruction of civilization.

Solo-artist Charlie Steinman ‘20 and cello-violin duo Kate Reed ‘21 and Allison Reed ‘21 were the winners of this year’s Battle of the Bands and will play in April’s Folk Festival.

Battle of the Bands winners to play alongside professional acts

March 15, 2018 0 comments

The Brown Folk Festival’s coordinating committee held its fifth annual Battle of the Bands Friday to decide which student folk artists will have the honor of performing alongside professional acts in the Brown Folk Festival in April.

“A Wrinkle in Time” not worth the time despite powerful cast

“A Wrinkle in Time” not worth the time despite powerful cast

March 14, 2018 0 comments

“A Wrinkle in Time,” the latest film from director Ava DuVernay, has such a decent heart that it feels cruel to strike it down.

Living space aesthetics impact students’ mental health

Living space aesthetics impact students’ mental health

March 9, 2018 0 comments

Students moving into their dorms each year are faced with familiar questions: Should they curate the perfect display of photos featuring the optimal balance of high school friends, family and travel experiences?

Arts & Culture Roundup

March 7, 2018 0 comments

Join Uzbek filmmaker Saodat Ismailova at a joint panel discussion-dinner Sunday afternoon at the Rhode Island School of Design Tap Room.