Arts & Culture

Jazz legend to perform Saturday

Jazz legend to perform Saturday

November 14, 2017 0 comments

At 91 years old, pianist Randy Weston remains a dynamic and distinguished figure in the world of jazz music.

List Art Center features artist Carrie Mae Weems

List Art Center features artist Carrie Mae Weems

November 14, 2017 0 comments

Upon entering the List Art Center lobby, it is impossible to miss the panoramic series of powerful black and white framed photographs on the walls.

New engineering center showcases mixed-media exhibit

New engineering center showcases mixed-media exhibit

November 14, 2017 0 comments

From the corridor floors to the restroom walls, all the world’s a gallery in the new Engineering Research Center.

Sci-fi writer talks sexuality during week in residency

Sci-fi writer talks sexuality during week in residency

November 14, 2017 0 comments

For Samuel R. Delany our humanity does not come from talking about sexual activity.

68th Edition of Miller’s ‘Line of Descent’ fails to peak

November 13, 2017 0 comments

The Avon Cinema leans arthouse in its palate.

“Wonderstruck,” adapted from its namesake novel, contains two parallel stories in difference decades. The film cuts back and forth between each story, both of which follow children running away from home.

‘Wonderstruck’ struggles to fully inspire wonder with uneven narrative

November 13, 2017 0 comments

Todd Haynes’ “Wonderstruck” is a film of sounds and images, where feelings and ideas reverberate from color and light, smiles and glances, music and art.

Literary scholar Deidre Lynch argues that  the fragmented Romantic period archives serve as ‘disassemblages’ of the era’s culture.

Harvard professor unveils Romantic-era archives

November 13, 2017 0 comments

Friday afternoon, University professors, graduate students and librarians joined Harvard Professor of Literature Deidre Lynch in Pembroke Hall.

Shirin Neshat provided her audience with a discussion that revolved around her sense of aesthetics and creative use of juxtapositions.

Artist Shirin Neshat talks Iran, feminism

November 13, 2017 0 comments

Shirin Neshat spoke at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts for the second of Brown Arts Initiative’s Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series.

Student art exhibit contemplates queerness, questioning

Student art exhibit contemplates queerness, questioning

November 13, 2017 0 comments

A reception last Thursday closed “Queries (*),” a student art exhibit by Alex Hanesworth ’20 and Sophia Meng ’20 that explored queer identities.

Light reflected off the disco ball hanging off the ceiling of Aurora, which illuminated students dancing to the music of local Providence artists.

Aurora hosts ‘Mi Gente’ benefit show for Puerto Rico

November 7, 2017 0 comments

Friday night, Providence venue Aurora hosted “Mi Gente” — a benefit show thrown to promote support for Puerto Rico.