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Festival spotlights malnutrition in Mali

The guttural thump of drums was accompanied by bodies moving with graceful ferocity this past weekend at Brown's third annual Rhythm of Change initiative, which aims to address social change in Africa and the diaspora through the arts.


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Unconventional Buddhist makes meditation relatable

Dressed in a suit and purple tie, atypical Buddhist practitioner and teacher Lodro Rinzler came to Winnick Chapel at Brown/RISD Hillel Thursday evening as part of a 24-city tour for his new book, "The Buddha Walks Into a Bar: A Guide to Life for a New Generation."


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Beethoven's classic ninth honors Brown's 18th

The Brown University Orchestra and Chorus joined forces with the Providence College Cantori and Festival Chorus to pay tribute to President Ruth Simmons, who will be stepping down at the end of the academic year. Performing in front of a sold-out crowd of over 1,900 people Saturday night, the orchestra ...


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Campy sci-fi musical explores family drama

"We can rebuild him. … We have the technology," says a supporting character of the bionic main character in the television series "The Six Million Dollar Man." But in the new Brownbrokers musical "We Can Rebuild Him," running in Stuart Theater through March 11, the character being pieced back ...


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Baritone portrays loneliness of lost poet

Baritone Wolfgang Holzmair delivered a convincing performance as a wandering poet who had lost his way in a concert of Franz Schubert's legendary song cycle "Winterreise" Wednesday night in the Martinos Auditorium of the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.


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Novelist explores toxic language

"You're about to hear language as it has not been spoken before," said Robert Coover, visiting professor of literary arts, as he introduced novelist Ben Marcus to a packed audience at the McCormack Family Theater Thursday.


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Recapturing Monet, with a modern twist

"I want to paint the air," said Impressionist painter Claude Monet in 1895. "And that is nothing short of impossible." He was drawing a contrast between the artists of his day who only wanted to replicate objects they saw and those — like himself — who wanted to capture less tangible aspects ...


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Cable Car says 'salut' to French film fest

The world is going to end — and very soon. That is the problem Robinson, a French bathtub salesman, faces in the film "Les derniers jours du monde" (Happy Ends), which premiered Thursday night at the Cable Car Cinema. Robinson greets this looming global end with sexually ecstatic fury, leaving his ...


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Same-sex pairs liven ballroom dancing

J. Ellen Gainor, professor of theater and associate dean of the graduate school at Cornell, asked an audience of mostly graduate students and faculty to consider the "broad cultural repercussions" of same-sex ballroom dancing during her talk Friday in Lyman Hall.


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Navajo poet draws on heritage

"The poem is in my body, so in the process of reading it I try to draw it out," said Native American poet Sherwin Bitsui to a crowd of about 50 at the McCormack Family Theater Thursday. The poetry reading and question and answer session that followed were part of the second installment of the Writers ...





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