Arts & Culture

Ranging from a melancholic portrait of a man to a serene ocean scene, colorful murals liven up the facades of shops, restaurants and other public buildings up and down Washington Street.

Downtown murals add character to creative capital

April 26, 2017 0 comments

Walking down Washington Street, pedestrians encounter a series of murals on building facades and across various avenues.

‘The Americas on Fire’ exhibit to open at JCB

‘The Americas on Fire’ exhibit to open at JCB

April 25, 2017 0 comments

Yellowed manuscripts reveal passages and images printed hundreds of years ago — all of which share one thing in common: fire.

What began as an inaugural spring “Junior Promenade” in 1898 has since become Brown students’ beloved music-packed and (on good years) sun-soaked Spring Weekend.

Spring Weekend celebrates 67 years of star-studded legacy

April 25, 2017 0 comments

What began as an inaugural spring “Junior Promenade” has since become Brown students’ beloved music-packed and (on good years) sun-soaked Spring Weekend.

AlunaGeorge, a London-based duo specializing in electronic music, and Erykah Badu are scheduled to perform Saturday while Young Thug will headline the Friday night lineup.

Performers bring diverse musical skillsets to University

April 25, 2017 0 comments

The 67-year-old Spring Weekend remains an irrefutable highlight of the Brown experience.

Arts & Culture Roundup

April 19, 2017 0 comments

Join Rhode Island School of Design students Thursday at 6:30 p.m. for an “anti-salon” as student artist-scholars gather to feature their work

Space-themed food truck finds success in Providence

Space-themed food truck finds success in Providence

April 19, 2017 0 comments

Last Wednesday, food truck Rocket Fine Street Food stopped on Waterman Street during lunch time and sold out of everything in two hours.

‘Pure Comedy’ ambitious in scope, fails to impress

‘Pure Comedy’ ambitious in scope, fails to impress

April 18, 2017 0 comments

Father John Misty takes a great deal from the gospel of David Foster Wallace on his latest record “Pure Comedy.”

Literary arts department honors poet

Literary arts department honors poet

April 18, 2017 0 comments

The literary arts department hosted a memorial tribute Tuesday for Michael S. Harper, who joined the University as an English professor in 1970.

Wayland ‘18.5: “Donald Cried” fails to deliver more than laughs

Wayland ‘18.5: “Donald Cried” fails to deliver more than laughs

April 12, 2017 0 comments

“Donald Cried” may fail to rise to its inconsistent flashes of brilliance but nonetheless delivers a story rife with comedic flair.

Earth2Trump performance brings together art, protest

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Earth2Trump Roadshow of Resistance showed how performance can function as protest, featuring a series of acts that addressed President Trump’s policies.