Topic: Granoff Center

Edgar Arceneaux wrote the play with inspiration from the controversy surrounding Ben Vereen’s 1981 homage to Bert Williams.

Arts & Culture

‘Until, Until, Until…’ re-enacts 1981 performance

December 4, 2018 0 comments

“Until, Until, Until…” a performance directed, written and produced by Los Angeles-based artist Edgar Arceneaux was staged in Studio 1 at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights last week.

Arts & Culture

Granoff exhibit reflects on trauma of slavery

November 26, 2018 0 comments

“As an artist, I am against division and more about unity,” Aretha Busby told The Herald in reflection on her latest art installation “Tolerably Black,” which ran Oct. 15 to Nov. 15 at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts. The exhibit focused on the experiences of enslaved people in the United States.

Brooklyn-based artist and feminist Sue Julien’s series spotlights both famous and lesser-known women from nearly every epoch of history. The portraits were drawn with pencils, photographed and digitally manipulated.

Arts & Culture

‘A Woman Was a Woman’ pays tribute to famous, obscure figures

November 8, 2018 0 comments

From Oct. 3 to Dec. 19, the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts is showcasing Brooklyn-based artist and feminist Sue Julien’s portrait series titled “A Woman Was a Woman.”

Part I of “On Protest Art and Activism” ran from Oct.1 to Oct. 23. Part II — considering the influence of women artists — will run until December 19.

Arts & Culture

“Protest Art and Activism” examines art world’s activism

November 5, 2018 0 comments

Co-organized by the David Winton Bell Gallery and the Brown Arts Initiative, “On Protest Art and Activism” is a series of exhibits currently on display at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

David Bowen’s sculptures combine organic and mechanical materials to mimic natural occurences such as wind movement and plant growth. For example, “5twigs” compares twigs with identical plastic 3-D printed models.

Arts & Culture

Sculpture exhibit blurs lines of nature, technology

September 10, 2018 0 comments

The only thing eerier than Providence’s chilly weather is finding a sculpture that appears to mimic its stormy mood.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: New performing arts center has a chance to be distinct

March 2, 2018 0 comments

To the editor: The University’s latest proposal for the location of a performing arts center includes a welcome clarification of what the center is and what it is not.

The Granoff Center’s Cohen Gallery began featuring works from Brown-RISD Dual-Degree students last Thursday.  The tenth annual exhibition showcases art from the selective interdisciplinary program.

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Brown-RISD students color Granoff

January 29, 2018 0 comments

For the next month, the walls of the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts will exhibit the unique skills, interests and talent of students in the Brown-RISD Dual Degree Program.

ASL poet performs at Granoff Center

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ASL poet performs at Granoff Center

November 6, 2017 0 comments

Words ‘flew’ in the Granoff Center, weaving together a tapestry of images and senses during the poetic performance “Flying Words Project.”

“Topographies of Wonder” highlights beautiful aesthetics, multiculturalism

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“Topographies of Wonder” highlights beautiful aesthetics, multiculturalism

October 12, 2017 0 comments

Watercolorist Keren Kroul’s exhibition “Topographies of Wonder” first made its home at Granoff Center for the Creative Arts last Thursday.

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re|ACT symposium kicks off Brown Arts Initiative

March 7, 2017 0 comments

Last weekend marked a historic time for the University’s arts community: the launch of the Brown Arts Initiative.