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Poler Bears 'Two Faced' features variety of dance styles

Featuring a vast range of choreographic styles, the Poler Bears’s spring production, “Two Faced,” was a theatrical celebration of the diverse dance backgrounds and personalities that compromise the student-run pole dancing group. With performances this past Friday and Saturday, the show packed ...

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‘Brass-house’ band Too Many Zooz set to thrill Fete

Self-described as a “brass-house” trio, Too Many Zooz boasts an impressive sonic profile, with pop songs acclaimed by The FADER, a performance with Beyoncé at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards and an appearance on the track “Daddy Lessons” of Beyoncé’s album “Lemonade.” The group is expected ...

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‘Rising Stars’ discuss acting, industry

Working with the biggest names in Hollywood has made young actors Logan Lerman, Danielle Macdonald and Callum Woodhouse realize that their famous co-stars are human, too. In the Ivy Film Festival’s Rising Stars Panel moderated by IFF industry board leader Katya Stambler ’21, the young celebrities ...

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Biopic examines Ted Bundy from new angle

Netflix’s “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” investigates the character of serial killer Ted Bundy  as well as the “vulnerability of humans,” according to Producer Michael Simkin. Simkin, Zac Efron’s producing partner at Ninjas Runnin’ Wild Productions, spoke to an audience ...

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Jabberwocks to accept all genders, all voices

The Jabberwocks, the University’s oldest a cappella group, will begin accepting singers of all genders and all voices beginning fall 2019. Founded in 1949 and traditionally an all-male group, this change comes as the group celebrates its 70th anniversary. “Every singer is welcome to participate, ...

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Vogue legend dazzles audience

In 1974, André Leon Talley MA ’72 packed an overnight bag and left Providence for New York City, leaving behind unfinished doctoral work at the University for a life in the fashion industry. He left a trunk of his belongings in Providence and did not return to the University until last Monday night, ...

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PW show ‘danceveil’ examines ancestry and identity

Exploring trans identity, diaspora and mental illness, a Movement/Theater performance titled “danceveil” debuted last Thursday at the Upspace that examined the link between the physical body and the spiritual identity. Choreographed by Brian Solomon ’19, the show shares the various and complex ...

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Alum studies medieval puppets, cyborgs

The worlds of medieval Christianity and science fiction collided in a lecture by Michelle Oing ’07 last Thursday evening. During the event, titled “The Medieval Cyborg: Performing Objects in the Late Middle Ages,” Oing examined the usage of puppets in medieval liturgy and compared them to cyborgs, ...

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‘Your Ocean, My Ocean’ explores environmentalism

Combining dance, music, media and visual art, performances of “Your Ocean, My Ocean” on April 1 and 2 asked audience members to reflect on humans’ relationship with the ocean.  The interactive media performance was presented by the Brown Arts Initiative in collaboration with Rhode Island School ...

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