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Decaul GS brings veterans into theater

The men and women who flock to the South Providence Library each Wednesday evening for Maurice Decaul’s GS class have fought in wars spanning the past half-century. They have been Army nurses in Vietnam, Navy sailors in the first Gulf War and Marine soldiers during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. But Wednesday ...

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Arts & Culture Roundup: Nov. 30, 2016

Poetry and Tea Enjoy a sophisticated afternoon of poetry and tea with Ama Codjoe ’01, who will return to Brown Wednesday evening to discuss her poetry and writing process. Codjoe will speak at the Sarah Doyle Women’s Center from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. After receiving her A.B. in English from Brown, ...

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Arts & Culture Roundup: Oct. 26, 2016

A Night with Clint Smith Writer, poetry slam champion and teacher Clint Smith will be on campus Wednesday evening to read from his debut poetry collection, “Counting Descent.” In addition to writing for the New Yorker and the American Poetry Review, Smith has given two TED Talks, “The Danger of ...

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Arts & Culture Roundup: Oct. 5, 2016

Luke’s Coffee Day Vanuatu Coffee Roasters at 294 Atwells Avenue will turn itself into Luke’s Diner tomorrow in honor of “Gilmoreversary,” the 16th anniversary of the first airing of cult classic Gilmore Girls. Beginning at 7:30 a.m., the coffee shop will provide free coffee to customers. ‘What ...

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Exhibit sparks prison education discussion

Kennedy Plaza erupted in protest Friday as organizers used the 45th anniversary of the Attica Prison uprising to call attention to prison slavery. Now Brown is following suit. This Thursday, Providence will host “States of Incarceration,” an exhibit exploring the history of mass incarceration in ...


Binder at Brown turns 30

Every year since 1986, hungover students have made a post-Spring Weekend pilgrimage to see folk-singer-turned-frat-legend Dave Binder. Much has happened to Binder over the course of his three decades of Brown performances. Hair has greyed. Drum beats have become the product of machines. He went from ...

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Local creameries offer ice cream however you like it

As classes are cooling down, ice cream season is heating up. The final month of the semester promises to be the sweetest yet, as warm temperatures begin to coax everyone’s favorite frozen delicacy out of hibernation. With new stands, new stores and new flavors, National Ice Cream Month is coming ...

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BDS emphasizes sustainability for Earth Day

For one night this week, students can get all-local food for the price of a meal swipe. The Sharpe Refectory will act as the centerpiece of Brown Dining Services’ week-long celebration of Earth Day Tuesday. In addition to redecorating the Ratty, Dining Services is revising its menu to offer the finest ...

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Robert De Niro shares his father’s story

When actor Robert De Niro took the stage at the Salomon Center Thursday night, the focus was not on him, but on another Robert De Niro. The Ivy Film Festival’s third night of programming centered on Robert De Niro Sr. with a screening of “Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro Sr.,” a documentary ...

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Granoff to display Shakespeare’s First Folio

The Granoff Center for the Creative Arts will play host to a piece of history next week with the arrival of Shakespeare’s First Folio. The book comes to Brown as part of “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” an exhibit created by the Folger Shakespeare Library in honor of the 400th ...

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