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Arts & Culture

Modest Mouse, Hudson Mohawke to headline Spring Weekend

From ’90s rock to multiple Kanye West proteges, this year’s lineup for Spring Weekend will make both decades and genres converge. Brown Concert Agency announced the much-anticipated roster just after 12 a.m. Tuesday, revealing Scottish electronic producer Hudson Mohawke and American rock band Modest ...

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Arts & Culture

Waka Flocka Flame to play Spring Weekend

Waka Flocka Flame will perform on the Friday of Spring Weekend, Brown Concert Agency announced in a post on its blog Thursday. Though the rapper’s official website does not currently mention a concert at Brown, a Google search for his tour dates has included an April 17 appearance at Brown University ...

The Setonian
Review

No limits to imagination, experimentation in animated shorts

There’s nothing new about saying that short films have a particular freedom. Without the need to sustain a narrative for several hours, filmmakers have the opportunity to work outside traditional arcs and structures and are more willing to be playful and experimental, assured of the fact that the ...

The Setonian
Review

Powerful portrayals fail to solve ‘Theory of Everything’

A former teacher of mine once declared — with appropriate grandiosity — “If God speaks to us at all, he does so in number.” There’s something strangely appealing in his proclamation. Religious texts? Nonsense. Sworn recollections of miracles and visions? Insignificant. A deep, unspoken and ...

The Setonian
Review

Taste of India fails to match Kabob and Curry quality

The temptation to draw a comparison with local icon Kabob and Curry threatens to color perceptions of any other Indian food on College Hill, and in visiting Taste of India on Wickenden Street, it’s hard not to judge the restaurant solely in relation to Sunday mornings in the Blue Room. While Kabob ...

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University News

Undergrads back student rep. on Corporation

Roughly 60 percent of undergraduates believe a voting student trustee should be added to the Corporation, and about 22 percent support a non-voting student representative, according to a recent Herald poll conducted Oct. 22-23. Only 5 percent of respondents think there should be no student representation ...

The Setonian
Review

Trinity Rep reimagines ‘Hamlet’ through the absurd

My first experience with “Hamlet” was watching an episode of “The Simpsons.” Bart was the thought-tormented prince, Marge was Gertrude, Moe was Claudius and Homer was the ghost of the dead King Hamlet. To a young boy of five or six, thrilled by the opportunity of maturity, nothing could be more ...

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University News

Trading the pen for the paintbrush

A painting hangs in Abbott Gleason’s living room — a piece his wife calls his best work. A view of Florence from the hills outside the city, the landscape combines Cubist form with the pastoral, earthy colors of Paul Cézanne. There’s something organic about the painting: It straddles the border ...

The Setonian
University News

Areikat: ‘Still committed to a two-state solution’

Maen Areikat, chief representative of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s delegation to the United States, delivered a lecture about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on campus Wednesday. He sat down with The Herald to discuss the need for a two-state solution and the difficulties of current negotiations.   Herald: ...

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