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Arts & Culture

Oneohtrix Point Never released his ninth LP, “Magic OPN,” a sonic self-portrait in a series of 17 tracks.

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Oneohtrix Point Never muses in “Magic OPN”

November 9, 2020 0 comments

A shattered mirror of sounds materializes in experimental composer and musician Oneohtrix Point Never’s ninth studio-length album, “Magic Oneohtrix Point Never.”

Non-profit organization Film Fatales hosted a webinar titled “Documenting Politics,” inviting influential filmmakers like Lisa Cortés, Alison Klayman and Yi Chen to discuss their political documentaries.

Women documentarians reflect on their work in the context of the 2020 election

November 8, 2020 1 comment

Non-profit organization Film Fatale and Leah Meyerhoff  ’01 of the Brown University Entertainment Group, an alumn Facebook group, co-hosted a webinar Friday evening entitled “Documenting Politics.”

BAI student grants help realize creative visions like ‘Face the Data’

BAI student grants help realize creative visions like ‘Face the Data’

November 4, 2020 0 comments

Launched in 2016, the Brown Arts Initiative, or BAI, represents a wide array of performing, literary and visual arts at Brown. Its diverse range of student grant programs has supported students on projects that involve the production, study and critique of the creative arts.

Ariana Grande expresses her “love language”, goes backward in new album “positions”

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Ariana Grande expresses her “love language”, goes backward in new album “positions”

November 1, 2020 0 comments

On Oct. 30, renowned singer-songwriter Ariana Grande released her sixth studio album “positions.” Her usual fast-paced rhythms have been swapped out for steadier beats and more explicit lyrics, but the album falls short of wowing fans with truly smashing hits. 

University organist Mark Steinbach, dressed as Dracula, performed for over 300 people via Zoom on Halloween.

Steinbach haunts in first virtual Halloween Midnight Organ Recital

November 1, 2020 2 comments

University Organist Mark Steinbach, dressed as Dracula, virtually emerged from his coffin in a live-streamed rendition of the annual Halloween Midnight Organ Recital Saturday night. Over 300 people enjoyed the recital — which commenced at midnight — from the comfort of their own electronic devices.

‘Red Scare’ and the Politics of Trolling

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‘Red Scare’ and the Politics of Trolling

October 30, 2020 2 comments

For those who have three backup plans to vote, for those who phonebank every weekend and for those who are tracking Iowan statehouse races, political disengagement is a luxury in which they can’t indulge.

Halloween is a long-standing tradition in Providence, whose goulish history is rooted in horror stories and ghostly tales.

The phantoms of Providence past, present, future

October 29, 2020 0 comments

Providence might just be the locus of hocus pocus; the spooky city boasts bounteous emblems of the ghastly and supernatural. These have served as the inspiration for many storytellers — from H.P. Lovecraft to Providence Ghost Tours.

Ben Wheatley’s version of “Rebecca” leaves out important elements of the original, including class commentary and a truly sinister antagonist, and the story suffers as a result.

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‘Rebecca’ remake falls flat

October 28, 2020 0 comments

Though director Ben Wheatley claims to offer a new interpretation of a well-loved classic, his version of “Rebecca” pales in comparison not only to the story’s 1938 source material but also to the famous Alfred Hitchcock film adaptation from 1940.

Rites and Reasons Theatre launched their first ever digital production, “Songs of a Caged Bird,” a play which centers around the tragic story of the Panther 21.

Virtual play ‘Songs of a Caged Bird’ tells story of Panther 21

October 26, 2020 2 comments

Rites and Reasons Theatre launched the second iteration of “Songs of a Cage Bird,” the theatre’s first ever digital production written by Christopher Lindsay GS Oct. 22.

IN PHOTOS: Brown students around the world

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IN PHOTOS: Brown students around the world

October 23, 2020 0 comments

To capture the diverse Brown experience of current undergraduates, we asked our photographers to photograph and share the familiar sights around them. Among them is a first-year who found purpose exploring northern New Jersey and a junior who is studying remotely at her grandmother’s farm.