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Articles by Nicholas Michael (26)

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.

Oneohtrix Point Never released his ninth LP, “Magic OPN,” a sonic self-portrait in a series of 17 tracks.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

Oneohtrix Point Never muses in “Magic OPN”

November 9, 2020 0 comments

A shattered mirror of sounds materializes in experimental composer and musician Oneohtrix Point Never’s ninth studio-length album, “Magic Oneohtrix Point Never.”

IN PHOTOS: Election day through the eyes of Brown students

Metro, Multimedia, News, Photo Gallery

IN PHOTOS: Election day through the eyes of Brown students

November 3, 2020 0 comments

On this Election Day, undergraduate students across the country exercised their right to vote. Despite the challenges of a pandemic, in-person voting remained a priority for many Brown students.

Halloween is a long-standing tradition in Providence, whose goulish history is rooted in horror stories and ghostly tales.

Arts & Culture

The phantoms of Providence past, present, future

October 29, 2020 0 comments

Providence might just be the locus of hocus pocus; the spooky city boasts bounteous emblems of the ghastly and supernatural. These have served as the inspiration for many storytellers — from H.P. Lovecraft to Providence Ghost Tours.

Boasting the rom-com power duo of director Darren Star and costume designer Patricia Fields, ‘Emily in Paris’ seeks for a French revival of the pair’s canonical ‘Sex and the City.’ But Lily Collins’ as Emily fails to bring the classic chicness of Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

‘Emily in Paris’ is a buttery bore

October 20, 2020 1 comment

French confections, frilly outfits from 2016 Pinterest boards and a naïve millennial American are the centerpiece of the new bingeable Netflix series “Emily in Paris.”

Brown student creators Molly Chambers ’21 and Ben Michals ’22 share their experiences building a TikTok following and shed light on the #FYP phenomenon.

Arts & Culture

Campus creators talk TikTok culture, celebrity

October 8, 2020 0 comments

As many students sat down in their childhood bedrooms in early March, confronted with remote classes or omnipresent families, they began to give in and download TikTok — the short-form video content platform first created in September of 2016 under the original moniker of Musical.ly.

Disney fumbles live-action adaptation of Mulan

Arts & Culture, Reviews

Disney fumbles live-action adaptation of Mulan

September 23, 2020 0 comments

In Disney’s 2020 attempt to resuscitate the 1998 animated film, much of the nostalgic charm of the original “Mulan” is deadened for the sake of aesthetic value and purported maturation — not to mention political controversy beyond the screen. 

Quarantine collection: seven albums produced during social distancing

Arts & Culture, Reviews

Quarantine collection: seven albums produced during social distancing

September 14, 2020 0 comments

Perhaps the isolationist existence provokes some sort of artistic intuition. Many famed artists have produced their most iconic works during periods of self-isolation: Virginia Woolf during depressive dazes, Edvard Munch after contracting the Spanish Flu, John Adams during a self-induced Californian cabin fever.

‘Untitled (Lamp/Bear)’ to be removed from Brown’s campus ‘over the coming weeks’

Arts & Culture, News, University News

‘Untitled (Lamp/Bear)’ to be removed from Brown’s campus ‘over the coming weeks’

August 17, 2020 3 comments

Urs Fischer’s 2006 sculpture, “Untitled (Lamp/Bear),” one of campus’ most divisive and lurid examples of public art, is preparing to make its exit from Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle “over the coming weeks” after more than four years since its June 2016 arrival.  

The ghosts of Spring Weekends past

Arts & Culture

The ghosts of Spring Weekends past

April 23, 2020 Comments are Disabled

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. 

Multimedia by Nicholas Michael (2)