Topic: Review

‘Medea’ brings ancient feud to Brown

Arts & Culture, Video

‘Medea’ brings ancient feud to Brown

March 7, 2014 8 comments

From the lofty parapet of Mount Olympus to the tortured currents of the River Styx, the gods have no fury like a woman scorned.

‘Hooligans’ pour raucous energy into imPulse show

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‘Hooligans’ pour raucous energy into imPulse show

February 28, 2014 0 comments

With strength and poise, the imPulse Dance Company takes the stage this week for their annual show in Alumnae Hall.

‘Youth’ in revolt dig into race, sex and rock-and-roll

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‘Youth’ in revolt dig into race, sex and rock-and-roll

February 28, 2014 0 comments

“Passing Strange” is aptly named. It’s bizarre and brazen, self-mocking and self-vindicating, loud and caustic.

Dawn Clements’ “Mrs. Jessica Drummond’s (My Reputation, 1946)” is part of the Alumni Anniversary Exhibition, which organizers posit is united by a broad theme of “cultural phenomena.”

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String of ‘cultural phenomena’ fails to tie exhibit together

February 25, 2014 0 comments

The unfortunate aspect of the Alumni Anniversary Exhibition is its lack of clear coordination.

Flatbread Company offers a wide selection of flatbreads with colorful names, such as Jay’s Heart, left, and Mopsy’s Kalua Pork Pie, top center.

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Hipster haven Flatbread Company falls flat

February 7, 2014 14 comments

It’s easy to miss Flatbread Company — tucked away at the butt end of a large parking lot behind CVS — but the space is surprisingly roomy

When life is in pieces, Esther Mills, played by Mia Ellis MFA’12, turns to her sewing machine in Trinity Repertory Company’s “Intimate Apparel.”

Arts & Culture, Photo Gallery

Corsets lace together in social commentary

February 4, 2014 0 comments

Play explores struggle of black women and other minorities in America at turn of the 20th century

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‘12 Years’ examines historical brutalities

November 11, 2013 2 comments

The film, playing this week at the Avon, follows the kidnapping of a black man in 1841.

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Film Review: Despite some missteps, just sweet ‘Enough’

October 7, 2013 1 comment

Gandolfini and Louis-Dreyfus confront the uncertainties of adult life in the Avon’s current pick.

The crowd danced the night away as DJ A-Trak skillfully manipulated mixes ranging from Missy Elliott to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, all while taking shots of the crowd with his iPhone.

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Spring Weekend delivers engaging lineup

April 22, 2013 2 comments

Kendrick Lamar and Dirty Projectors stole the show in the weekend’s series of well-balanced concerts.

“Equus” integrates psychotherapy, religion, obsession and jealousy, creating an intense and riveting production.

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‘Equus’ draws audience into intimate world of teen and psychotherapist

February 8, 2013 1 comment

The play premieres Saturday night, featuring strong acting and thought-provoking themes.