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Wind Symphony ends with Holst

The Brown University Wind Symphony performed pieces by popular wind band composer Gustav Holst under the direction of Matthew McGarrell, director of bands and senior lecturer in music, for a sizable crowd in Salomon 101 Friday night.


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Student dancers move bodies and audiences

In the intimate space of the darkened Ashamu Dance Studio, the only sound to be heard was the patter of bare feet on the stage. A packed audience waited excitedly for the lights to come up and the first steps to be taken at this year's Fall Dance Concert, sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts ...


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BUGS gets campy in 'Ruddigore'

"I'm modesty personified!" quips Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd (Phil Arevalo '11 ) in the Brown University Gilbert and Sullivan production of "Ruddigore, or The Witch's Curse" opening Friday night in Alumnae Hall. "Ruddigore" features great singing and a strong orchestra — accompanied by the soundtrack ...


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'Rude Mechanicals' take the stage

From shrews to gentlemen, tyrants to jesters, all of Shakespeare's favorite characters — and a few new additions — make an appearance in Shakespeare on the Green's indoor production, "The Rude Mechanicals," which opens tonight at the Underground. Featuring eight Shakespeare-inspired scenes, ...


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Ralske brings multifaceted art ideas to RISD

Kurt Ralske integrates aesthetic direction, artistic curiosity, technological prowess and cunning instrumentality in his digital art — a synthesis to strive for — and the results are captivating. Ralske, who has had a video piece permanently on display in the lobby of New York's Museum of Modern ...


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Worlds and eras collide in MFA program's 'Dream'

The Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Program's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is "about leaving the safety of what you know, to go into the chaos and the darkness of the unknown to discover who you are and what you want to get out of life," said director Shana Gozanksy GS, a student in the ...


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'Adults are idiots': authors recall youth

The Rhode Island School of Design Illustration Department co-hosted a screening of "Library of the Early Mind," a new documentary about the world of children's literature, Wednesday night. The screening was the sixth in a series of 50 screenings across the country before the film is made more widely ...


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Sedaris talk pretty yesterday

David Sedaris wants to hear your jokes — the raunchier the better. "Don't be afraid of a filthy joke," he told his audience at the Brown Bookstore Wednesday night. "It can't be too dirty for me."


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Glamour and guts in 'Landslide'

Frequenters of the Sarah Doyle Women's Center Gallery will find themselves caved in by "Landslide," an exhibit of two- and three-dimensional images of glamorous guts by Hope Hardesty '08. Conveying vulnerability, slippage and escape, "Landslide" exposes something not conventionally for display: the ...


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In PW's 'Nunsense,' the nuns sing and dance

"Nunsense," a musical comedy by Dan Goggin, is not the kind of production one usually sees at Brown. "Theater around here tends to get kind of high-brow," director Mariagrazia LaFauci '12 said. That's certainly not an issue with this show, running at Production Workshop Nov. 5-8.






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