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BTV competition showcases student talent

James Franco and Aaron Sorkin may have been the notable speakers at last week's Ivy Film Festival, but Brown Television is making strides to ensure that University students themselves take up the mantle of great filmmaking for the future. Last semester, BTV created a competition in response to a lack ...


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Festival unites folks through music

The portraits on the walls were just faces in the crowd at Saturday's Brown Folk Festival. Older hippies were in abundance, filling the chairs of Sayles Hall to create a mix of Providence folks and Brown students. Music filled the hall from noon until midnight, with a combination of professional bands, ...


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Museum concocts a fashionable cocktail

The culture of night-time merriment — of artful alcoholic drinks and swanky social events combined with elegant fashion —  is what the Cocktail Culture exhibition at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum showcases with delightful cohesion. Comprised of works of art in various mediums, ...


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RISK! conquers campus with first college show

"The story I'm about to tell is filled with so many levels of shame, it's almost unbelievable," said professional comedian Michael Ian Black Wednesday night in MacMillan 117 before launching into a description of a drug deal that took place at a Buffalo Wild Wings. "I'm not even sure why I'd want to ...


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Jazz band charmed in Ireland

When one thinks of Ireland, one might imagine green fields, pots of gold and a pub or two. But for the Brown Jazz Band, the country is more a miniature mecca of improvisational beats and bluesy rhythms. Over spring break, the 20 members of the ensemble and Matthew McGarrell, senior lecturer in music ...


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BUGS plays dumb with 'Princess Ida'

W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, the classic duo responsible for 14 zany Victorian operettas, were never big on "coherent plot," said Hannah Jones '14, director of Brown University Gilbert and Sullivan's latest production "Princess Ida."  Instead, the duo gave their audiences stirring music, ...


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'Once Upon a Time' rethinks the natural

What happens when you throw some chickens, cats, a group of parrots and perhaps even a deer into a home? "Once Upon a Time," the unique media exhibit at the Rhode Island School of Design museum, juxtaposes the absurd with the realistic to examine questions of daily life and domesticity.


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'Next to Normal' demystifies the American family

The musical "Next to Normal," running through March 27 at Providence Performing Arts Center as part of a nationwide tour, does not explore magic, rock and roll, race politics or any of the issues dominating other recent Broadway hits. Rather, it is about something much more mysterious — the modern ...


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Form and function join 'in spiritual union'

Students packed the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts Friday night to see an exhibition of contemporary art, much of it by students at Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design. But in this exhibit, the focus is not on the artists. It is on the curators.





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