Arts & Culture

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.

Snapshot reviews from a whirlwind weekend

April 20, 2009 0 comments

Living on Wriston Quad can be dingy and unpleasant sometimes, but not on Spring Weekend.

AmCiv class studies local Cape Verdeans

April 19, 2009 0 comments

Students in Professor Steven Lubar’s AMCV1550: “Methods in Public Humanities” will unveil their collaborative final project –– an exhibit about the community of Cape Verdean immigrants that inhabited the Fox Point region in the 1930s –– on Saturday, May 9 at the John Nicholas Brown center.

‘Inappropriate’ re-envisions appropriation

April 13, 2009 0 comments

The title of the David Winton Bell Gallery’s current exhibit, “Inappropriate Covers,” contains many shades of meaning.

Festival draws all kinds of folk to Sayles

April 13, 2009 0 comments

In spite of the cold and the rain, the first Brown University Folk Festival brought an eclectic mix of musicians, Brown students and Providence locals to Sayles Hall on Saturday. The all-day music festival was organized by a group of folk fans in collaboration with the 2012 Class Board, the […]

Students compose GISP for a second session of songwriting

April 13, 2009 0 comments

Along with 24 other students, Reed took the newly developed course MUSC 0450: “On Songs and Songwriting,” which Rovan and his wife, Dean of the College Katherine Bergeron, co-taught last semester.