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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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Steinbach spooks in annual organ recital

A dark figure appeared wearing a long black cape, and as the red spotlight flashed on him, the people gathered saw a face that appeared to be that of the undead. When the audience informed the figure that it was midnight on Halloween, all he could say was, "Oh I must play, I must play…"


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Classical pianist plays Radiohead, Ravel at RISD

Listeners of National Public Radio can hear Christopher O'Riley's informed commentaries on classical music and his classical compositions of Radiohead, Pink Floyd and Elliott Smith on his weekly radio show "From the Top." But on Saturday night, audience members in the Rhode Island School of Design Auditorium ...


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Advice pours out from Campus Center walls

Two understated speakers sit to the right of the Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center welcome desk. The subtlety of the white mesh speakers against the white wall strongly disguises the magnitude of the project they contain — a new permanent sound piece by Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian ...






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