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Articles by Louisa Chafee (13)

The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts was designed by the same studio responsible for Lincoln Center in New York City.

Arts & Culture

‘Starchitects’ design cutting-edge buildings

September 9, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Prof. Neumann and students developed an app featuring facts about campus architecture.

Arts & Culture

Multimedia series transcends language

October 12, 2012 Comments are Disabled

  Four artists from two different countries transcended language by using digital media, sound and their voices to convey meaning Wednesday. Part of the Contemporary Writers Reading Series, sponsored by the literary arts department, the show used sound poetry, digital literature and performance to engage the audience and encourage them to question their approach to language. 

Arts & Culture

Chinese artists reinvent the classics

April 13, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Two years ago, 10 artists were invited to create contemporary Chinese pieces at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston as a response to ancient Chinese masterpieces featured in the museum. The result was the Fresh Ink exhibition, the subject of a lecture last Monday in the List Art Building by Hao Sheng, the museum’s curator of Chinese art and one of the creators of the exhibition.

Arts & Culture

Alum uses dance as ‘artistic ambassador’

February 17, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The performing arts are an almost universal language that can build a bridge between China and the rest of the world, Alison Friedman ’02 told a small audience in Petteruti Lounge in the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center Wednesday. 


Squads set to squash rivals

November 17, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The men’s and women’s squash teams are looking forward to a strong season, despite a number of players studying abroad this semester. But all of the players abroad will return for the second, tougher half of the season in January and February.

University News

Hay renovations put staff at odds

October 20, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Renovations to restore the John Hay Library’s reading room to its original size have ignited tensions among library staff members.

University News

Shanghai spices up the Blue Room

September 15, 2011 Comments are Disabled

There’s something new at the Blue Room this semester — hot entrees from Shanghai restaurant now alternate with Kabob and Curry to serve the nightly dinner crowd.

Brown Student Radio loses signal

August 18, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Brown Student Radio lost its lease to the 88.1 WELH signal after 14 years of broadcasting, prompting a switch to online-only programming that started Aug. 1.

University News

Medical marijuana prohibited on campus

April 11, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Though medical marijuana is now legal in Rhode Island, administrators maintain that under both state and federal law, the University cannot allow smoking of marijuana on school grounds.

University News

Bookstore to install alarms after thefts

March 3, 2011 Comments are Disabled

After three notebook computers were stolen from the Brown Bookstore in the past month, the store has decided to install alarms on all laptops to prevent further thefts.