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Family Weekend tradition steeped in food, arts, culture

Unseasonably warm weather and a tightly-packed schedule featuring sports, theater, food and more will greet families visiting Providence this weekend. Family Weekend provides an occasion for students to spend time with their families and an opportunity for the student body as a whole to take a much-needed ...


‘Patti Cake$’ emotionally, thoughtfully follows aspiring rapper

Cable Car Cinema, a Providence film theater and coffee shop frequented by students seeking independent and international cinematic entertainment, has been a staple of the Providence indie scene for decades. But the films that the Cable Car shows range from film festival darlings to newly unearthed jewels. ...


Spring Weekend celebrates 67 years of star-studded legacy

What began as an inaugural spring “Junior Promenade” in 1898 has since become Brown students’ beloved music-packed and (on good years) sun-soaked Spring Weekend. This year’s festivities mark the 67th anniversary of the event. Artists Young Thug, Princess Nokia, Empress Of and Cherry Glazerr ...


Literary arts department honors poet

The literary arts department hosted a memorial tribute Tuesday for Michael S. Harper, who joined the University as an English professor in 1970 and retired from the literary arts department in 2013. Harper passed away in May 2016. “Over the course of his four and a half decades of teaching here, Michael ...

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Middle East Studies hosts film series on displacement

Ursurla Biemann, a prominent Swiss video essayist, has been welcomed to Brown by the Middle East Studies Department as part of their year-long series of seminars, workshops and cultural activities surrounding the theme of “Displacement and the Making of the Modern World.” “Displacement is a global ...


Jayna Zweiman ’01 brings her ‘Pussyhats’ to campus

Posters of “Pussyhats” peppered campus for days before the Visual Arts Department welcomed back alum and Pussyhat Project co-founder Jayna Zweiman ’01. Zweiman spoke at the List Art Center yesterday about life events that led to the creation of the Women’s March’s now-iconic cat-shaped headwear. “I ...


Il Cinema Ritrovato imports Italian films, gelato flavors

In the early months of spring, Brown students enjoy multiple film festivals of consequence  — from the French Film Festival to the much-anticipated Ivy Film Festival. The Department of Italian Studies features its own selection of films annually through its Il Cinema Ritrovato festival. But what ...

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re|ACT symposium kicks off Brown Arts Initiative

Last weekend marked a historic time for the University’s arts community: the launch of the Brown Arts Initiative. Thursday afternoon, faculty members, students and administrators gathered in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ modern and spacious studios to celebrate and kick off the weekend-long ...


Performances reevaluate Western canon by highlighting female authors

“Explosions from the Other Canon” burst onto the scene Friday and Saturday night at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts. The eclectic collection of shows was curated by Kate Bergstrom GS, a graduate student from the Trinity/Brown program. The performances were consciously alternative, deliberately ...


AD2CART bitingly criticizes consumerism

A critical look into online consumerism habits, “AD2CART” uses technology to tell the story of a man navigating his way through the ecosystem of the modern-day internet. The experimental performance took place last Friday as part of the master’s thesis project of Martim Galvão GS, a graduate ...

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