Vanity Fair has called her book "as sharp and bright as stars." O, The Oprah Magazine says her stories "strikingly explore how small moments can influence personal and familial identity." And on April 14, she will be coming to Brown to read from her new book.
Arts & Culture
Music filled Sayles Hall as the Brown University Orchestra amazed audiences with a wonderful performance of "Music from the Year 1915." Led by Senior Lecturer in Music Paul Phillips, the orchestra held its third concert of the academic year Friday and Sunday.
Five women dressed in black stand in a line while the audience waits patiently. As the first words are spoken, the entire audience becomes very quiet. No one shuffles in his or her seat. No one speaks. They just listen.
Award-winning writer and educator Naomi Shihab Nye will present her poetry in the free and public event, "Everything Comes Next — Daily Rebirth Through Reading and Writing," hosted by Moses Brown School, in the school's Alumni Hall, March 11 at 7 p.m.
Terry Gips' work hangs in the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. Now, some of it resides in a location more convenient for most Brown students: the Sarah Doyle Women's Center Gallery.
The scene in Salomon 101 Sunday afternoon was a far cry from this morning's lecture in ECON 0110: "Principles of Economics." Instead of supply-and-demand curves, the Education through Cultural and Historical Organization Performing Arts Festival presented stories of childhood, love and family.
Musicians, dancers and other performers from around the world will gather at Brown for the Rhythm of Change Festival March 5–7. Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, with additional help from the Creative Arts Council and the Brown International Organization, the ...
As an undergraduate at Brown, Michael Hughes '04 concentrated in history and took classes on topics as varied as visual art and colonial Latin America. These days, he's in a band called The Deadly Syndrome, which will release its second album, "Nolens Volens," on March 23.
Jamaica is an island paradise both idyllic and charming — for foreigners, maybe. For Jamaicans, paradise is a concept lost to years of oppression and fighting. In "Our Hands Are Sore From Praying," playwright Janine Heath '10 explores Jamaica's exploited past, turbulent present and unsure future. ...
The 13th annual Providence French Film Festival opened Thursday with a screening of "Flandres (Flanders)", directed by Bruno Dumont, followed by Andre Techine's "La fille du RER (The girl on the train)." The festival this year will consist of 18 different films, which are all "a little bit on the edge," ...
On Feb. 11, three Brown alums were awarded the prestigious MacColl Johnson Fellowship grant — which is one of the largest "no strings attached" grants for artists in the United States, according to the Rhode Island Foundation's Web site.
In a world that sometimes seems connected only by airwaves between speakers on their cell phones, what would happen if all other communication between family, friends and acquaintances was lost?