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String quartet brings global sounds to Granoff

On the evening of Feb. 1, community members streamed into the Granoff Center for Creative Arts to enjoy the Providence-based ensemble Musicworks Collective perform a series of string quartet pieces inspired by traditional music from the East to the West. The first part of the show featured pieces composed ...

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Alum reflects on ‘You,’ her novel turned series

Saccharine narratives of love are commonplace in the romance genre. But Caroline Kepnes ’98.5 subverts the tired romantic cliche that we all love so much in her psychological thriller “You” — now adapted into the well-known television series — which was published in 2014 and released to Lifetime ...

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Croissants cart delights students with baked goods

Rain or shine, wind or snow, the city of Providence counts on up-and-coming bike-cart-based bakery Butterbang Croissants to grace its streets and uplift residents with famous flaky specialties. Founder and baker Brian Leosz says Butterbang is his way of “bringing joy to people.” The croissant “is ...


‘The Irishman’ chronicles mafia history, lacks modern depth

On Nov. 27, renowned Italian-American filmmaker Martin Scorsese — known for films including “Goodfellas,” “Taxi Driver,” “The Departed” and “The Wolf of Wall Street”— made his Netflix debut with his newest film “The Irishman.” With an arduous runtime of three hours and 30 minutes, ...


Brown senior releases debut album

Gabe Simon ’20 released his debut album, “Mr. Adrian Goes to Kihei” last week under the stage name of “Dogmanjones.” Now available on Spotify and Apple Music, Dogman’s tracks resist any sort of neat denomination; punctuated by abundant sampling and incorporating elements of lo-fi, pop, hip-hop ...

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Student band brings new sounds to Brown

For the student band Megafauna, production is at the core of their music. They craft synth-driven indie rock songs with both their laptops and guitars — even during their live shows, the computer plays drums. Made up of housemates Brad Guesman ’20, Demos Efstathiou ’20, David Halpern ’20, Max ...

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