Arts & Culture

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.

Art history scholar discusses photography’s beginnings

March 6, 2018 0 comments

“Photography was not born a mass medium. It had to be converted into one through creative work on its technologies, as well as its formats, production, distribution processes, marketing and more.”

Tracy Silverman performed his original composition “Love Song to the Sun” accompanied by the Brown University Orchestra Saturday.

Orchestra accompanies electric violinist

March 5, 2018 0 comments

The Brown University Orchestra performed “Love Song to the Sun” to accompany the song’s composer and electric violin soloist Tracy Silverman in the first concert of the semester Saturday.

Art exhibit explores stories along U.S.-Mexico border

Art exhibit explores stories along U.S.-Mexico border

March 5, 2018 0 comments

“The Wall,” an exhibit by Gregory Thielker that examines the partitions along the U.S.-Mexico border, opened Thursday in the Cohen Gallery in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts as well as the first and third floors of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

Hosted in the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanites and Cultural Heritage, the lab is the first of its kind. The objective is to give graduate students the opportunity to develop hands-on curatorial experience.

Public Humanities Lab to feature student-curated exhibits

February 28, 2018 0 comments

The John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage will host its first annual Public Humanities Lab from Feb. 20 to March 20.

Ray Rickman and Robb Dimmick of Stages of Freedom bookstore encourage Brown students to purchase the donated books that they sell. Last summer the bookstore funded swimming lessons for 400 children of color. Their goal is to fund lessons for 2,000 children.

Stages of Freedom sells books, saves lives

February 28, 2018 0 comments

It’s near silent in Stages of Freedom, a quaint bookstore on 10 Westminster St.

“Anybody in There,” produced by Brown Motions Pictures, was shown at the Quincy, Massachusetts independent film festival “Stories by the River.” The film depicts adolescent struggles with drug addiction.

Student-produced film sheds light on substance abuse

February 27, 2018 0 comments

“Anybody in There,” a short film produced by Brown students about substance abuse, was shown at the Quincy, Massachusetts independent film festival “Stories by the River” Jan. 26.  The Brown Motion Pictures-produced project initially premiered on campus last September.

“Anybody in There,” produced by Brown Motions Pictures, was shown at the Quincy, Massachusetts independent film festival “Stories by the River.” The film depicts adolescent struggles with drug addiction.

Five must-watch 2017 films ignored by Academy

February 27, 2018 0 comments

The Oscars are coming up this weekend and, as tradition dictates, many of the year’s best films will not be represented. But just because the Oscars are missing out does not mean you have to.

Attendees at last Thursday’s exhibition “The Asian Migration: Movement Within and Outside” admired the many art pieces on display, which featured narratives that explored the Asian diaspora.

Art exhibition explores themes of Asian migration, movement

February 26, 2018 0 comments

Last Thursday night saw the usually silent Leung Family Gallery transform into a buzzing art exhibition entitled “The Asian Migration: Movement Within and Outside.”

The confessional alt-rock group Car Seat Headrest, headed by Will Toledo, re-recorded their 2011 LP “Twin Fantasy” for release on Feb. 16.

Car Seat Headrest reinvigorates 2011 album

February 21, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 16, the indie-rock band Car Seat Headrest released a re-recording of their sixth LP, “Twin Fantasy.” The band originally unleashed the introspective concept album on the world in 2011, when the outfitwas still just the solo-recording project of suburban sad boy Will Toledo.