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Kate Ok is an Arts & Culture section editor from Orange County, California. She is a junior concentrating in English and really wants a Moon Juice on Thayer.

Articles by Katherine Ok (35)

Contract Tracing: The Herald’s COVID-19 loveline

Arts & Culture

Contract Tracing: The Herald’s COVID-19 loveline

November 20, 2020 0 comments

With College Hill’s foliage saturated in crimson hues and Uniqlo HEATTECH fabric materializing on the student body, temperatures dip below the 50s and midterm exams vigilantly march on by. 

Sophie Elgort ’08, Nicholas Picchione ’86 and Robert Geller RISD ’01, all who work in the fashion industry, spoke to The Herald about what the future of fashion might look like.

Arts & Culture

Brown alums talk future of fashion

November 19, 2020 0 comments

To synthesize the luxury fashion industry feels a fruitless task, for it is in many ways a field emphatically characterized by the four changing seasons.

The Award-winning A24 Documentary “Boys State,” which follows high school students participating in the Texas Boys State conference, will be screened by the University on Oct. 9.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

Documentary ‘Boys State’ exposes ideological failures in the American political system

September 21, 2020 0 comments

“Boys State,” directed by filmmakers Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine, swept 2020 festival circuits and won the U.S. Documentary Competition Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

The ghosts of Spring Weekends past

Arts & Culture

The ghosts of Spring Weekends past

April 23, 2020 0 comments

For the first time since Brown’s annual music festival was born in 1950, Brown Concert Agency’s highly anticipated Spring Weekend was canceled completely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving students wondering what their experience might have been. 

Members of Brown South Asian Students Association, the Kashmir Solidarity Movement and independent students attended the vigil in protest of two Indian mandates Sunday night.

News, University News

University students hold vigil for Indian Pro-Democracy Movement

January 27, 2020 1 comment

Sunday night, a large crowd of University students held a stand-in on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center to express their support for students and marginalized communities in India who are protesting against two controversial Indian mandates.

FKA twigs, a cross-genre English singer-songwriter, released her second album “MAGDALENE” Nov. 8.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

FKA twigs’ second album ties personal suffering to religion

November 14, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In her second studio-length album “MAGDALENE,” cross-genre artist FKA twigs employs her emotion-laced voice as a medium for self-reflection, dancing between genuine emotion and cliched heartbreak.

In their second studio album of the year, guitarist and lead vocalist Adrienne Lenker underscores themes of physical movement and spirituality.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

Big Thief’s new album invokes earthliness

November 7, 2019 Comments are Disabled

On Oct. 11, indie outfit Big Thief released their second studio album of the year, “Two Hands,” which they described as the “earth twin” of their critically acclaimed, celestial album “U.F.O.F.”

“Modern Love” attempts to focus on the tribulations and joys of various New Yorkers’ experiences with love in modern-day society. The star-studded cast includes Tina Fey, Anne Hathaway and Dev Patel.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

Comedy-drama series ‘Modern Love’ falls flat

October 28, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Based on the popular New York Times weekly column of the same name, “Modern Love” was released Oct. 18 on Amazon Prime Video, boasting the faces of Tina Fey, Anne Hathaway and Dev Patel. The column Modern Love began in 2004 and continues to feature personal sagas of love, empathy and intimacy in all forms.

On Friday Oct. 18, the Brattle Theater in Harvard Square presented an early screening of A24’s “The Lighthouse,” along with a question and answer segment with the film’s director, Robert Egger. This is Egger’s second directorial project, after “The VVitch,” also produced by A24.

Arts & Culture

Diving into ‘The Lighthouse’ with Director Robert Eggers

October 21, 2019 Comments are Disabled

An advanced screening of “The Lighthouse,” a film directed by Robert Eggers, uneased and astonished audiences at the Brattle Theater Oct. 17. The event, hosted in collaboration with A24, marked the beginning of the new “The Film And…” Festival, hosted by Independent Film Festival of Boston.

At last week’s Brown Arts Initiative songwriting workshop, pianist Cory Henry told attendees about his career in music and also gave feedback and suggestions to participants who shared their own songs.

Arts & Culture

Pianist Cory Henry visits University for songwriting workshop

October 15, 2019 1 comment

Pianist Cory Henry discussed his musical influences and critiqued original songs as part of the Brown Arts Initiative’s weekly songwriting workshop Oct. 11.

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