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Articles by Laura David (6)

Spring weekend was cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Brown Concert Agency said that planning this year's concert for a virtual format was not easy.

Arts & Culture

Phoebe Bridgers, KAYTRANADA, KeiyaA to perform at Spring Weekend

April 9, 2021 1 comment

Earlier today, the Brown Concert Agency announced that Phoebe Bridgers, KAYTRANADA and KeiyaA will be performing at Saturday night’s Spring Weekend concert. After being cancelled last year, the annual festival will return this year virtually on Zoom. 

Because of the budget cut, BCA has decided to scale Spring Weekend back to one day with three artists.

Arts & Culture

Brown Concert Agency to release Spring Weekend lineup April 3

March 29, 2021 1 comment

Though this year’s Spring Weekend will take a virtual format for the first time in University history, Brown Concert Agency is set to bring back the treasured College Hill event April 10. The lineup for this year’s festival will be released April 3.

“The World’s A Little Blurry” shows Eilish’s world for exactly what it is: crazy and complex but punctuated by moments of normalcy.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

‘The World’s A Little Blurry’: Billie Eilish releases new documentary

March 14, 2021 0 comments

The artist documentary appears to be a deceptively simple concept. It’s all too easy to assume that if you follow a superstar around with a camera for long enough, you’ll stumble upon depth and greatness. 

Toronto-based Tamara Lindeman grew up feeling connected to the natural world, incorporating it into her music today.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

The Weather Station releases new album Ignorance

February 21, 2021 0 comments

From the opening notes of Ignorance, the album is a culmination of Tamara Lindeman’s musical efforts. Using an avant-garde blend of jazz and folk, Toronto-based Lindeman has produced a piece of work that perfectly encapsulates the often harsh realities of present-age climate anxieties. 

Maggie Rogers looks back in Notes from the Archive: Recordings 2011-2016

Arts & Culture, Reviews

Maggie Rogers looks back in Notes from the Archive: Recordings 2011-2016

February 7, 2021 0 comments

Maggie Rogers appeared on the music scene seemingly overnight. Blink and you probably would have missed it.

Community fears that the recent spike in college students renting homes in Fox Point and College Hill will decrease affordability for Providence locals.

Metro, News

Community members worry that increase of off-campus college students pushes local residents out

January 28, 2021 2 comments

In a housing market that was already struggling to keep up with demand, the University’s expansion of off-campus housing permission amid the COVID-19 pandemic have triggered concerns among both locals and some Brown students.