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Multiplicity mystifies in PW's 'Dr. Faustus'

Combining the text of Gertrude Stein's opera libretto with the original music of Deepali Gupta '12 and Zachary Segel '13, "Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights" mixes poetry, music and cages this weekend in the Production Workshop Downspace. The show leaves the audience stunned and in definite need of a seat. ...


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Students explore 'Museum after Dark'

For one night each year, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum leaves the lights on late and opens its doors for college night. Last Thursday, students from Brown, RISD and neighboring colleges attended the diverse exhibitions and performances on display at the museum.


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Jazz group jams at Underground

There's a rumble at the Underground. Upon approaching this Main Green venue, soft swung notes snake into your ears. You walk, and the bass takes a syncopate stroll. Its low grumble swings fluidly from plucked note to note, keeping pace with the soft clash of the drums.


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Refugee camp theater troupe tours U.S.

Going to the theater is a privilege often taken for granted in the United States. On campus alone, students can pick and choose the type of show they wish to attend each weekend — musical or play, comedy or drama, original production or reinterpretation. But in Palestine's Jenin refugee camp, ...


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Festival celebrates Ibero culture

Cultural exploration, self-discovery, immigration, transgender identity and toilet paper come together in the New England Festival of Ibero-American Film Cinema, which runs through Oct. 9. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the festival is screening Ibero-American films ...


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Granoff displays Appalachian adventure

Michael Mount '12.5 is hungry. Everything at his disposal, including food, exists in his 10-pound bag. It's June 2010, and his slight frame faces the chilling edge of the Arctic Circle. He slogs on, numb-footed in spiked shoes, wielding a small hand ax. Since April he has been heading north, walking ...


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Wilde drama puts jury on the stand

"Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde," Sock & Buskin's current production running in Leeds Theater, plays a neat trick. Throughout the course of Wilde's 1895 hearings for sodomy, illegal in England until 1967, Wilde's own letters and literature were seized by his opposition as damning evidence. ...


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Soulful sounds darken Met stage

Dark Dark Dark is a name worth repeating. This Midwestern music ensemble boasts a layered, mournful sound that blends loose jazz beats with moody chamber folk. Frontwoman Nona Marie Invie possesses a haunting voice, bolstering each song with her bone-cold, skull-lingering tenor.


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Wise words echo in List stairway's varied artwork

Last week's column on graffiti seemed incomplete without a mention of the List Art Center stairwell. While peering at the paintings, inscriptions and 3D installations, I am mistaken for a tourist in need of directions. The truth is, I am looking for direction — but not geographically speaking. ...






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