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Folk festival aims to recreate the magic

The sounds of acoustic guitars, harmonicas and soft melodies will fill the air by Lincoln Field on Saturday. Featuring 16 performers, including both bands and solo artists, the second annual Brown Folk Festival is bound to be a day of good music on College Hill.


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Spring awakens artistic talents

Silk scarves, glass bead jewelry, furniture, paintings and hairy "Nightmare Snatcher" journals are just a few of the many items to be featured and sold in the Rhode Island School of Design's annual Alumni Spring Art Sale on Saturday.The spring sale is one of three main sales featuring alums' work that ...


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Choral concert entertains, enthralls

The Brown University Chorus filled Sayles Hall with songs of worship and love Saturday night. Led by conductor Frederick Jodry, senior lecturer in music and director of choral activities, the chorus entranced a large audience. Featuring five works from various genres, the hour-long concert elicited ...


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Photos portray injustice toward Indian women

In India's main cities, approximately every six hours a woman will be abused to death by being burned, beaten or driven to suicide, according to a caption near one of the many photographs in "Beloved Daughters," an exhibit of photographs by Fazal Sheikh on display in the David Winton Bell Gallery in ...


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In new book, alum explores 'The Genius in All of Us'

Since childhood, people are told that they can become whatever they want, but only recently has that been described as scientific fact. In his book, "The Genius in All of Us," journalist and author David Shenk '88 describes greatness as a thing to be achieved by anyone, not an inherent genetic gift. ...


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BUGS' 'Pirates' is a swashbuckling success

A Gilbert and Sullivan show, when done right, is pure fluff — a delightfully absurd piece of entertainment that invites the audience to laugh without asking them to think too hard. Brown University Gilbert and Sullivan's production of "The Pirates of Penzance," running in Alumnae Hall through Sunday, ...


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New student installation shares thousand voices

Over 500 individuals' responses to the question "How are you?" coupled with dialogue and interviewers' explanations, radiate from speakers within wooden poles in the audio collage "A Thousand Voices."First formulated in September 2009, the idea for "A Thousand Voices" developed over several months with ...


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Making the band, Brown edition

Musically-inclined students find diverse creative outlets around campus — alone, in a group, electronically, acoustically — creating a scene in which students can build off one another's talents.In fact, some musicians may be surprised by the number of student artists currently performing ...


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SASA showcases culture through performance arts

The South Asian Students Association entranced the audience with performances of dance, music and comedy during their annual culture show, Nashaa, Friday in Salomon 101. A "year-long venture" of planning culminated that night to meet the vision of showcasing and spreading awareness of South Asian culture, ...






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