Arts & Culture

Hassenfeld humanizes the hysterical

September 13, 2009 0 comments

At the heart of the David Winton Bell Gallery exhibit “Kirsten Hassenfeld: Recent Sculpture” is a massive installation called “Dans la Lune.”

Providence arts, on a budget

September 11, 2009 0 comments

But Providence’s quirky, proudly do-it-yourself arts world is truly unmissable. And it’s possible to see it all without spending a fortune.

First-years treated to ‘eclectic’ midnight organ program

September 8, 2009 0 comments

The tradition of midnight recitals on Brown’s 3,355-pipe Hutchings-Votey organ is a relic from a time when the pipe organ was a popular concert instrument. While organs are nowadays more often viewed as staid and liturgical, University Organist and Instrument Curator Mark Steinbach proved Sunday night that the tradition continues to flourish as he kicked off the year’s midnight recital season.

In challenging job market, art students are hit hard

July 19, 2009 0 comments

College students pursuing arts and media internships have found they were just as affected by the downturn as those hoping to spend their summers on Wall Street. 

‘Harry Potter’ star Watson to go from Hogwarts to College Hill

July 19, 2009 0 comments

Emma Watson, the British actress who plays the bookish but valiant Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies, has confirmed, after months of speculation and rumor, that she will attend Brown this fall.

RISD museum to close for August; layoffs to come

July 19, 2009 0 comments

Having seen its endowment shrink by nearly a third, the Rhode Island School of Design is shuttering its renowned museum for the entire month of August.

Plenty of art to check out near semester’s end

April 23, 2009 0 comments

Shakespeare on the Green presents not one, but two plays this semester. Two tragedies go head-to-head for a combined midnight showing Friday night on Lincoln Field.

Sock & Buskin announces ’09-’10 line-up

April 23, 2009 0 comments

Sock & Buskin’s 2009-2010 season will mark the culmination of a retooled relationship between Brownbrokers — a group that produces student-written musicals — and the Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance.

Annual Ivy festival celebrates best of film

April 23, 2009 0 comments

The 2009 Ivy Film Festival, which kicked off Tuesday, will showcase an array of student films and celebrity panels focusing on the art and industry of cinema.

Seniors’ home-spun podcast spins its own story

April 20, 2009 0 comments

The Ladies Village Improvement Society is the next logical step for the maturing MySpace generation. With their online podcasts, Rachel Blatt ’09 and Lacy Roberts ’09 aren’t attempting radical moral “Improvement,” but rather are transforming the traditional radio form to fit the do-it-yourself world of open-source Internet platforms. These friendly Internet personalities have charged themselves with weaving together collections of stories, perspectives and happenings in each of their NPR-esque installments.