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Emily was the arts & culture section editor at The Herald in 2015. Joining the newspaper team as a freshman, she copy edited and wrote articles as a staff writer, before becoming a senior staff writer also covering arts & culture. Emily is a chemistry concentrator specializing in chemical biology. When not at The Herald, you can find her in lab testing the regenerative qualities of zebrafish vision, with the hope to identify drugs that promote regeneration for human benefit. If not in lab, she may be in the Blue Room, advising first years as a Meiklejohn Leader, or more likely, on the 3rd floor of the SciLi, attempting to study and stay warm. A conversation with Emily is likely to include a comment about the latest episode of RadioLab, or an anecdote from her travels in Europe.

Articles by Emily Passarelli (42)

Arts & Culture

Dana Gluckstein photographs the soul with international impact

September 11, 2015 1 comment

Gluckstein sat down with The Herald to discuss her passion for photography and the campaigns she leads in association with her exhibitions.

Brown K-Pop Dance Association performs an ensemble piece choreographed to K-pop music and modeled after other K-pop dance productions Saturday night during “KTX: Korean Time Express,” the ninth annual Korean Culture Show.  The K-Pop dancers were join by other student performers as well as guest artists Junghee Oh and DANakaDAN.

Arts & Culture

Korean Culture Show blends traditional with modern

April 8, 2015 Comments are Disabled

After dining on Mama Kim’s, audience members gathered to watch “KTX: Korean Time Express,” the ninth annual Korean Culture Show Saturday night.

Attitude spring performance showcases group’s sass, skill

Arts & Culture

Attitude spring performance showcases group’s sass, skill

April 3, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Attitude Dance Company’s Spring Show boasts variety — variety that highlights the technical skill of not only the dancers but also the sound and lighting.

The film, which stars and is written and produced by Flight of the Conchords members Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement, finds humor in the daily struggles of three vampires living in modern-day Wellington, New Zealand.

Arts & Culture

Mockumentary humanizes vampire daily life

March 18, 2015 Comments are Disabled

The “mockumentary” finds humor in life’s mundane activities. The audience will laugh at the quotidian events and at the unique struggles of vampires

David Rockefeller’s gift to the Rhode Island School of Design Museum includes two Korean wedding chests, as well as two rare George I armchairs.

Arts & Culture

Rockefeller donates $2.5 million to RISD Museum

March 13, 2015 Comments are Disabled

$500,000 that specifically supports the gallery will go toward renovating the space, updating the lighting and funding the installation of the pieces.

Arts & Culture

Women dominate PW Downspace

March 9, 2015 Comments are Disabled

A lone bell tolled as audience members filed into their seats at exactly 8:00 Sunday evening.

Aaron Davidman plays multiple roles in his one-man show, “Wrestling Jerusalem,” to help audiences to best understand the characters on both sides of a conflict. The single performance will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at AS220.

Arts & Culture

Play wrestles with sociopolitical tension of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

February 13, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Following the footsteps of one man as he investigates the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Aaron Davidman will perform in “Wrestling Jerusalem.”

Arts & Culture

Alum startup turns sneakers into works of art

February 4, 2015 Comments are Disabled

“I still wear sneakers only at the gym,” said Matthew Paul ’09, co-founder of the sneaker company Electrolites Footwear.

Arts & Culture

Neumann melds passions for architecture, urban design in academia

January 30, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Dietrich Neumann, professor of history of art and architecture, engages with architecture on a level greater than teaching theoretical and studio classes.

Arts & Culture

Italian wine bar serves up soberingly delicious treats

November 19, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Stepping off the bustling streets of Federal Hill and into the cozy space of Enoteca Umberto is akin to visiting an Italian grandmother just before dinner.

Multimedia by Emily Passarelli (2)