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Jacob is an Arts and Culture senior staff writer and a sophomore concentrating in history. He hails from Maui, Hawaii. When not writing for The Herald, he is probably either taking a selfie, online shopping, or lamenting Providence weather (stemming from the fact that he's from Maui).

Articles by Jacob Alabab-Moser (19)

‘Over, Under, Through’ exhibit thrills Hillel

News, University News

‘Over, Under, Through’ exhibit thrills Hillel

March 21, 2018 Comments are Disabled

“Over, Under, Through,” a multimedia exhibit by Rebecca Volynsky, draws on styles of Russian ornamentation to weave a symbolic thread that invites viewers to explore her family’s Russian and Jewish heritage.

Arts & Culture

José Sejo’s ‘Mutant Tropic’ splashes Watson with color

March 20, 2018 Comments are Disabled

“Mutant Tropic,” an exhibit by painter Luis José Aguasvivas Núñez (José Sejo) offers viewers a look into the beautiful yet complicated reality of the artist’s experience and relationship with his home country of the Dominican Republic.

Art exhibit explores stories along U.S.-Mexico border

Arts & Culture

Art exhibit explores stories along U.S.-Mexico border

March 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

“The Wall,” an exhibit by Gregory Thielker that examines the partitions along the U.S.-Mexico border, opened Thursday in the Cohen Gallery in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts as well as the first and third floors of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

“Anybody in There,” produced by Brown Motions Pictures, was shown at the Quincy, Massachusetts independent film festival “Stories by the River.” The film depicts adolescent struggles with drug addiction.

Arts & Culture

Student-produced film sheds light on substance abuse

February 27, 2018 Comments are Disabled

“Anybody in There,” a short film produced by Brown students about substance abuse, was shown at the Quincy, Massachusetts independent film festival “Stories by the River” Jan. 26.  The Brown Motion Pictures-produced project initially premiered on campus last September.

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

Arts & Culture

Evans Molina Fernandez composes vibrant paintings

February 12, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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

Thelma Golden serves as the director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem. She previously interned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and held a curatorial position at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Arts & Culture

Thelma Golden reflects on curatorial experience

February 8, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Thelma Golden, director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem, spoke on her curatorial career in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ Martinos Auditorium Wednesday.

Los Habaneros, a Cuban dance-fusion band directed by singer Gerardo Contino (center), dedicated their set to their country, while specifically paying homage to Havana, the home city of some of the members, and New York, their current base.

Arts & Culture

Los Habaneros enchant Granoff with Cuban-inspired music

February 6, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Cuban dance fusion band Los Habaneros enraptured audience members in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ Martinos Auditorium with a performance inspired by a mixture of genres, including salsa and jazz, last Thursday.

Metro, News, University News

NAACP, community unite in response to racist flyers

February 6, 2018 2 comments

The Providence chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People called a press conference Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Brook and George streets.

Brown Student Radio, one of the affiliated partners responsible for launching the new station, runs out of the third floor of Faunce House.

Arts & Culture

Providence organizations create new station

January 31, 2018 2 comments

AS220, Providence Community Radio and Brown Student and Community Radio acquired the local, Low Power radio station WBRU-FM 101.1 FM last month, after a process of several years. This new development in community radio comes in the wake of the sale of WBRU’s frequency 95.5 last year for $5.63 million.

‘Call Me By Your Name’ has been showing at Avon Cinema on Thayer Street since Jan. 26 and will play until Feb. 1. While aesthetically pleasing, the film fell short in other respects.

Arts & Culture

‘Call Me By Your Name’ artistic, lacks depth

January 29, 2018 1 comment

“Call Me By Your Name,” which was adapted from a 2007 novel, directed by Italian director Luca Guadagnino, promises to pander to audiences with its premise of a gay love story, a theme that has yet to be fully developed in American cinema. But in reality, only the mesmerizing aesthetics […]