Brown Opera Productions' fall show, "Gianni Schicchi," left audience members in stitches after its three performances in Alumnae Hall Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The 60-minute Italian operetta tells the tale of the greedy Donati family, which desperately elicits the help of con man Gianni Schicchi ...
Arts & Culture
A genius came to Brown on Thursday. Lydia Davis, recipient of a MacArthur ‘genius' fellowship and innovator of the very short story, gave a reading of her recent work in the McCormack Family Theater. Davis was invited by Visiting Lecturer of Literary Arts Joanna Howard as a part of the Writers ...
A bag of coffee beans would seem out of place at most art exhibits. But at "Ritual Objects: The Radical and The Practical in Art & Design," a bright red bag emblazoned with the black words "Eight O'Clock Coffee" is displayed as art, alongside paintings, tapestries and sculpture. The bag is just one ...
What do 19th-century playwright Henrik Ibsen and three musical robots have in common? They are all featured in Production Workshop's new performance of Elizabeth Meriwether's "Heddatron," opening Friday night in T. F. Green Hall.
Never heard of Alice Guy-Blache, Lea Giunchi or Lois Weber?
"Not All Rubber Ducks Look Alike," an exhibit of artist Lucy Sander Sceery's work currently on display at the Sarah Doyle Center Gallery, explores the vast and varied world of rubber ducks through a display of both two- and three-dimensional visual art.
"We have a problem," Ed Mazria, founder and executive director of Architecture 2030, told a nearly-full Salomon 101 during the keynote panel for the "A Better World by Design" conference Saturday. Luckily, he was speaking to exactly those who want to fix it.
The Pakistani Student Association brought "Asha" — which means "hope" — to Salomon 101 Friday night with a benefit show for Pakistan flood relief.
A recent documentary produced by Charles Greene '13 and directed by Eliza McNitt, a sophomore film student at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, blurs the line between dream and documentary.
Even in the days before iPods and movies, Americans and Brits knew how to have fun. An exhibit exploring popular forms of entertainment from England and the United States during the 18th and 19th centuries is currently on display in the John Hay Library.
Serbia's Dah Theatre concluded its visit to Brown Wednesday night with "The Story of Tea," an experimental drama based on Anton Chekhov's "Three Sisters."
The McCormack Family Theater transformed into a Buddhist temple Wednesday afternoon. Sreypov Phoeun, who recites traditional Cambodian poetry known as Khmer poetry or "smot," was invited to perform by Visiting Fellow in the Watson Institute for International Relations Tararith Kho.
Sock & Buskin's fall production "A Lie of the Mind," written by Sam Shepard and directed by Lowry Marshall, professor of theatre, speech and dance, traverses the challenging and complex landscape of family relationships and explores how these relationships can shape character and experience.
William Saroyan's drama "The Time of Your Life" kicked off the Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Program's 2010–11 season this weekend at the Pell Chafee Performance Center downtown.
A year-long collaboration between staff and students brings the first edition of the New England Festival of Ibero American Cinema to campus this week. The festival features a variety of films, documentaries and short movies from directors around the world. The festival is being held at the Avon and ...
Students and faculty packed into McCormack Family Theater Thursday evening for a special poetry reading by Keith Waldrop, professor of literary arts. "The more we look at his poems, the more the enchantment," said Forrest Gander, professor of literary arts and comparative literature, as he introduced ...
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