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Author reads from 'bleeding chunk' of novel

By Alexandra Macfarlane Contributing Writer "I should like to fall in love again, just one more time," says the narrator in John Banville's latest novel, from which he read Tuesday evening in Salomon 001. The renowned Irish novelist and winner of the 2005 Man Book Prize captivated the audience and left ...


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Center's design captures transparency, modernity

The opening of the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts celebrated much more than just a new building on campus on Thursday evening. The architects — Elizabeth Diller, Ricardo Scofidio and Charles Renfro — have given us the finest piece of modern architecture in Providence ...


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PW production brings jarring life lessons

Minutes into Paula Vogel's "How I Learned to Drive," the main characters are alone together, in the midst of one of the most intimate, sexually-charged scenes of the play. They are sitting five feet apart, staring straight out into the audience.


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Political poet rallies for Palestine

Calls for peaceful cooperation between Israel and Palestine received a response from Remi Kanazi at an evening of slam poetry in Salomon 001 Friday night. The performance marked the first night of Kanazi's nation-wide tour to promote "Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine," his new ...


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Production 'shapes' allegorical tale of art

The Rhode Island School of Design's theater group, the Exhibitionists, played the avant-garde card last weekend, holding their production of "The Shape of Things" — a Neil LaBute play about art, relationships and relationships as art — in no place other than an art museum. Director Alex ...


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A culture shock across the pond

LONDON — On any given day, Danny Bressler '12 can be found studying in the library, going to class, practicing rugby or playing the trumpet — a seemingly normal, though perhaps busy, day for a Brown student.


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Theater festival brings student writing to life

The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies' second annual "Writing is Live" festival — a 10-day event featuring nine fully staged productions, readings and workshops in locations all over campus and downtown Providence — begins tonight with "And Joy," written by Zarina Shea GS ...


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'Gerrymandering' film premieres at Cable Car

Jeff Reichert's '00 film "Gerrymandering," which explores what he considers a significant flaw of the American democratic system, will be screened at the Cable Car Cinema on Feb. 2. Inspired by the 2003 electoral debacle in Texas, Reichert decided to create a documentary to make his audience wonder ...


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Research team draws 'portrait' of America

Professor of Sociology John Logan and the Russell Sage Foundation have teamed up to create the US2010 project, a research initiative that aims to study demographic changes in the United States in the past decade using information from the 2010 census and the American Community Survey.


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Exhibition features diverse faculty artists

Faculty Triennial 2010, a gallery exhibition which includes the work of 24 faculty members, is now on display in the David Winton Bell Gallery.  The show provides an opportunity for viewers to experience a mix of different art forms, as it features faculty artists from the departments of Visual ...


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Magical mayhem in PW play 'The Sound'

The mansion comes to life as if animated by, well, magic. Doors open, walls shift, furniture enters and exits. A girl smirks as she snatches a glowing green bag off a table covered in books and vials of varying sizes. A door is opened and a mysterious woman sits there serenely before being locked up ...






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