Topic: performance

Kathryn Samp ’18, co-director of the Aerial Arts Society, dances in a hammock, a type of aerial silk, suspended above the stage in Alumnae Hall.

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Aerialists perform spring show

April 23, 2018 0 comments

In a display of strength, flexibility, precision and courage, Brown Aerial Arts Society members performed for a packed Alumnae Hall Friday and Saturday nights.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Raised in Havana, Cuba, Molina Fernandez moved to Rhode Island in 2006. His paintings are being shown in multiple galleries throuhout the state.

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Evans Molina Fernandez composes vibrant paintings

February 12, 2018 0 comments

Multidisciplinary artist Evans Molina Fernandez has amassed a large following in the Providence art scene with his dynamic aesthetic.

A new endowment fund for the theater arts and performance studies department will create programs supporting neurodiversity and inclusion.

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New TAPS endowment funds neurodiversity efforts

February 6, 2018 0 comments

The theater arts and performance studies department announced the creation of an endowment fund that aims to support theater and performance programs for adults diagnosed with autism.

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Rosanne Cash, John Leventhal teach songwriting

October 10, 2017 0 comments

Most young composers only dream of learning songwriting from a master like Rosanne Cash.

Pamela Z suspends crowd with cross-platform performance

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Pamela Z suspends crowd with cross-platform performance

October 2, 2017 0 comments

Pamela Z — and yes, that is her real last name —is known for her multilayered compositions that fuse eerie, futuristic audio with spoken word and film.

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Activist Body Symposium moves U. community

October 2, 2017 0 comments

The Atlantic Ocean was draped in sparkling teal scales and bright blue slippers.

Spring Weekend to feature Erykah Badu, AlunaGeorge, Young Thug

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Spring Weekend to feature Erykah Badu, AlunaGeorge, Young Thug

March 22, 2017 0 comments

Rumors were finally put to rest Tuesday night as the Brown Concert Agency announced the 2017 Spring Weekend lineup at its Whiskey Republic release party.

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‘Poler Bears for Polar Bears’ raises funds for environmental justice

March 14, 2017 0 comments

Taking an incredibly novel approach to fighting climate change, the Poler Bears, Brown’s pole dancing troupe, hosted “Poler Bears for Polar Bear.”