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Topic: arts

Seniors in the performing arts find new purpose, inspiration despite entering a changed industry

Arts & Culture

Seniors in the performing arts find new purpose, inspiration despite entering a changed industry

April 28, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series 2021 Commencement Magazine

While businesses have reopened across the country, many theaters, concert venues and other stages remain closed for the foreseeable future.

The Brown Arts Initiative’s new David Dornstein ’85 Grant honors an alum who was one of 270 victims in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 on Dec. 21, 1988.

Arts & Culture

Brown Arts Initiative debuts David Dornstein ’85 Grant

January 20, 2021 0 comments

The Brown Arts Initiative introduced the David Dornstein ’85 Artist Grant on Jan. 4. The new grant will award a total of $50,000 annually to at least one graduating senior and graduating graduate student, with each being eligible to receive up to $25,000.

The Big Bang Science Fair, which took place at WaterFire Saturday evening, included speakers, workshops and booth activities to engage community members in science and increase interest in STEM.

News, Science & Research

Community science fair kindles curiosity in STEM

October 1, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Golden embers flickered and twirled, darting out of the flames that leaned over the Providence River where crowds had gathered under an assemblage of white, pop-up tents for the second annual Big Bang Science Fair late Saturday evening.

Meszaros GS: Breaking down the art, STEM divide

Columns, Opinions

Meszaros GS: Breaking down the art, STEM divide

February 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Universities function as conduits for insular communities — your cohort, the other people in your concentration, your housemates and others. The further you commit to one course of study and the deeper you dive into a particular field, the more insulated these communities can become.

Mitski, the New York City based singer-songwriter, performed at the House of Blues in Boston October 20 as part of her U.S. tour.  Her fifth studio album “Be The Cowboy” features three singles.

Arts & Culture

Mitski’s latest album offers listeners emotional complexity

October 22, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Mitski’s latest album “Be the Cowboy” distills complex emotions; in her clear voice, the artist captures love and loneliness.

“¿Se Aculilló? | La sutura tierna” is the third installment of an exhibition series that will appear at both the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts on campus and in the Resident Gallery at AS220 in downtown Providence.

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture Roundup, Sept. 18

September 17, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The next iteration of the storied Point Street Readings series, headed and curated by bibliophile and Providence radio DJ Robin Kall, will take place at the Alchemy bookstore tonight.

Indie-rock artist Sophie Allison, also known as “Soccer Mommy,”  released her first proper album  “Clean” March 2. Though the album exudes indie energy, Allison names artists Taylor Swift and Avril Lavigne among her greatest influences.

Arts & Culture

‘Soccer Mommy’ charts sentimentality without cliche

April 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Skeptics who have yet to listen to the music of indie-rock princess “Soccer Mommy,” the alias of 20-year-old New York University dropout Sophie Allison, might scoff when told the tracks of the facetiously named artist are landing on the “chill” playlists of culturally astute stoner teens everywhere.

Arts audiences mostly white, non-first gen

Arts & Culture

Arts audiences mostly white, non-first gen

December 7, 2017 3 comments

With students’ eyes focused on the performers on stage, the audience is sometimes forgotten.

News, University News

Stand-alone performing arts center to be built

February 12, 2017 1 comment

After receiving approval from the Corporation, a new performing arts center is slated to be built in the next four years.

Panos Panay, managing director of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, gave the keynote speech at the lecture series Sunday.

Arts & Culture

Workshop links entrepreneurs, artists

November 10, 2016 Comments are Disabled

The Brown Arts Initiative and the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at Brown collaborated to host a series of lectures on music and tech.