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Articles by Zack Bu (18)

Audience members converged on the Main Green for Saturday’s concerts, which featured Kelela, What Cheer? Brigade, Pusha T and headliner Modest Mouse. Yeasayer, Waka Flocka Flame and Hudson Mohawke took the stage Friday night.

Arts & Culture

Modest Mouse electrifies crowd while Hudson Mohawke fails to connect

April 20, 2015 7 comments

While most artists lived up to their hype, some fell short of expectations.

Arts & Culture

Diverse student artists rock out at B-Side Magazine launch party

April 15, 2015 2 comments

A new online campus publication bearing the name B-Side Magazine officially launched this weekend.

Brown Asian Sisters Empowered will send Nan-Hui Jo photos of Brown community members holding messages of solidarity written in English and Korean. Nan-Hui spent seven months in jail, and she faces charges of child abduction and the possibility of deportation.

University News

BASE letter campaign aims to support victim of domestic violence

March 20, 2015 1 comment

“I stand with Nan-Hui because our women and children should be protected and supported at all costs.”

Yeasayer completes Spring Weekend lineup

Arts & Culture

Yeasayer completes Spring Weekend lineup

March 18, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Yeasayer is part of a growing group of contemporary musicians who blur the lines between music genres.

Ambitious production of ‘Maria de Buenos Aires’ haunts audiences

Arts & Culture

Ambitious production of ‘Maria de Buenos Aires’ haunts audiences

March 13, 2015 Comments are Disabled

When elements with no visible connection somehow combine, they can create beautiful and unexpected synergy. This is the case for “María de Buenos Aires.”

“If there is to be real peace, the U.S. has to take a critical stance, “ said Palestinian legislator Hanan Ashrawi. Experts in Palestinian studies accompanied her on the panel entitled “What is to be Done?” at the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts Thursday evening.

University News

Panelists discuss ‘Palestinian question,’ peace process

March 6, 2015 3 comments

“When it comes to Palestine, the laws of physics do not apply. You cannot say that for every action there is an incurrent opposite reaction,” Ashrawi said.

Panelists discussed the shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources in Latin America. Increasing sustainability efforts in Latin American countries could benefit both the climate and economy of the region.

Science & Research

Panelists discuss Latin American climate change efforts

February 26, 2015 1 comment

The generally poor economic conditions of Latin American nations and the fragmentation of the entire region could impede climate change efforts.

Arts & Culture

Magic Lantern Cinema showcases experimental films

February 25, 2015 2 comments

Providence-based project Magic Lantern Cinema strives to provide programs such as curated short films, experimental features and multimedia performances.

Arts & Culture

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ does not leave audience begging for more

February 18, 2015 Comments are Disabled

After endless discussion in the media, the highly anticipated film adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey” hit theaters this weekend.

Cuban musician Boris Larramendi performs Feb. 5 as part of the literary arts department’s festival highlighting trends in Cuban narratives.

Arts & Culture

“Cuba in Splinters” explores national identity, belonging

February 6, 2015 1 comment

Standing at a podium in the McCormack Family Theater, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo conjured criticism of his home country in flowing Spanish