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Festival explores women filmmakers

The films in the Providence Women's Film Festival may speak for themselves, but in the Women's Film Festival Symposium on Friday, a panel of filmmakers and academics discussed the questions these films raised.


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Student musicians form social network

Organizing an opportunity for student musicians to practice, showcase their talents or share their interests is not always easy. To make it easier for musicians to find one another and get together, Sam Rosenfeld '12, Lee Saper '12 and Andrew Antar '12 created Musicians@Brown, a social networking website ...


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Orchestra season opener brings sound to silent films

Though entitled "The Silent Years," the Brown University Orchestra's 2010-11 season opening concert was anything but. Under the direction of Senior Lecturer in Music Paul Phillips, the orchestra premiered a work by William Perry that accompanied 1920s silent film clips. The Friday and Saturday evening ...


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'Schicchi' hopes students will re-think opera

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 ...


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Humor and pain in the very short story

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 ...


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Hay exhibit showcases amusements of yore

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.


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Cambodian recites traditional poetry

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.


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Fall production focuses on family fury

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.



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