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Chorus, Chamber Choir sings across centuries of music

The elaborate domed ceiling of Central Congregational Church lent the University Chorus and Chamber Choir an air of both visual and acoustic grandiosity during their performance Saturday evening. The effect was heightened by the student string quartet that accompanied the voices of the choir, a pairing ...


Panel discusses autonomy of Native Hawaiians on sacred land

Despite its location 5000 miles away from the site, the University held an event Saturday organized by Native American and Indigenous Studies at Brown to discuss controversy over the construction of a telescope on a dormant volcano in Hawaii, which holds sacred value for Native Hawaiians. A number ...


Panel, exhibition depicts Brazilian favela life

Images of the favelas of Rio de Janeiro tend to look alike. In a panel Tuesday, video journalist Nadia Sussman observed that the most common photographs of the favelas, or shantytowns, depict “red brick homes stacked on top of one another and hand-strung electrical wires.” But “Maré de Dentro,” ...


University professor fuses Dickinson’s poetry with music

In his lecture last Friday, Assistant Professor of Music Eric Nathan said, “Emily Dickinson’s poems are perfect on their own, they don’t need music to become better … But I think music, in the context of a long story, can help us see and reflect more deeply and emotionally on what is being said.” This ...


21st French Film Festival continues post-Cable Car

When Providence’s Cable Car Cinema closed last May after 42 years in business, there was a possibility that the long-standing annual French Film Festival would be lost with it. But thanks to a joint effort between former Cable Car owner Daniel Kamil and various University departments, the Festival ...


Festival features developing plays on stage

Not every night at the theatre begins with a warning that the script may have been edited within the last hour, that the actors may ask for their lines and that the whole production may experience such technical difficulties that an inadvertent intermission may be required. But all of this is part of ...


Visiting string trio debuts student, faculty compositions

The Chartreuse string trio performed contemporary and experimental music in a concert Tuesday night, playing compositions from their usual repertoire as well as new pieces composed by University students. The trio — violinist Myra Hinrichs, violist Carrie Frey and cellist Helen Newby — pushed the ...


‘After Hours’ exhibition showcases University staff artwork

On the ground floor of the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, the sixth annual staff exhibition features an array of mediums including paintings, photographs, woodwork, quilts and sculptures. The exhibition, hosted by the Brown Arts Initiative, showcases the artistic talents of University ...

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