Arts & Culture

The popular bike-cart bakery Butterbang Croissants was first established in Denver by baker Brian Leosz, whose passion for baking originated in childhood. His personal favorite menu item is the Almond croissant.

Croissants cart delights students with baked goods

January 27, 2020 0 comments

Rain or shine, wind or snow, the city of Providence counts on up-and-coming bike-cart-based bakery Butterbang Croissants to grace its streets and uplift residents with famous flaky specialties.

At the opening of the 12th annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition Thursday night, visitors to the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts viewed student works responding to the theme “Many Years Later.” The works spanned many mediums, including paper cutting, stop-motion animation, textiles and sculpture.

Brown/RISD dual degree students explore time, memory in annual exhibit

January 24, 2020 0 comments

The 12th annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition welcomed the public Thursday night with a lively opening reception at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

Portraying main characters Nicole and Charlie, Scarlett Johannson and Adam Driver communicate the painful process of divorce in Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story,” released on Netflix last December.


‘Marriage Story’ examines the judicial arbitration of love

January 23, 2020 0 comments

In his characteristic imitation of the mumblecore aesthetic, director Noah Baumbach tackles the transformation of love in his most recent project, “Marriage Story,” released on Netflix in December.

The Derbies submitted all seven songs from their EP album, “to be determined,” to several competitions, such as Varsity Vocals.

Brown Derbies earn spot in 2020 Best of College A Cappella album

December 6, 2019 0 comments

For the first time in 20 years, a University a cappella group is featured on the 2020 Best of College A Cappella album, a juried selection of student-adapted songs chosen by industry professionals.

The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

December 6, 2019 1 comment

To get a ride downtown, you call the taxi dispatcher. To find a date, you sit at a bar. To share the details of your weekend, you call a friend. In 2007, this was life on a college campus.

Dipping bread in wine, known as Intinction, speaks to the shared Catholic traditions of Russell Bufalino (Joe Pesci) and Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro). © 2019 Netlfix US, LLC. All rights reserved.


‘The Irishman’ chronicles mafia history, lacks modern depth

December 5, 2019 0 comments

On Nov. 27, renowned Italian-American filmmaker Martin Scorsese — known for films including “Goodfellas,” “Taxi Driver,” “The Departed” and “The Wolf of Wall Street”— made his Netflix debut with his newest film “The Irishman.”

The album’s first song, “No Water,” is accompanied by a music video that revolves around the intersection of the surreal with the everyday. Simon released the album under the name "Dogmanjones."


Brown senior releases debut album

December 3, 2019 2 comments

Gabe Simon ’20 released his debut album, “Mr. Adrian Goes to Kihei” last week under the stage name of “Dogmanjones.” Now available on Spotify and Apple Music, Dogman’s tracks resist any sort of neat denomination.

Salamon is a winner of the Lambda Literary Award in 2011 and is the author of “The Life and Death of Latisha King: A Critical Phenomenology of Transphobia,” which was published in 2018.

Princeton professor shares research on gender identity, U.S. judiciary system

December 3, 2019 0 comments

Gayle Salamon, professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University, visited the University’s English department yesterday to share her research on the relationship between gender identity and sexual orientation in the American judiciary system.

Dance Extension’s and Divine Rhythm’s performances featured students and guest choreographers such as Danny Buraczeski.

Fall dance performance marks 50 years of dance program at University

November 25, 2019 0 comments

In 1969, Julie Strandberg, distinguished senior lecturer in theatre arts and performance studies, founded the University’s Dance Program in the physical education department of Pembroke College.

The five housemates produce most of their music around the IKEA living room table in their home.

Student band brings new sounds to Brown

November 21, 2019 0 comments

For the student band Megafauna, production is at the core of their music. They craft synth-driven indie rock songs with both their laptops and guitars — even during their live shows, the computer plays drums.