Readings & Lectures

Women in the Labor Movement

Something cool at Brown this Wednesday for Women’s History Month: “Women in the Labor Movement” 4:30pm on Wednesday, March 5 Petteruti Lounge in Faunce House 75 Waterman St. Providence, RI Featuring Roxana Rivera RI Director of SEIU Local 615 and workers from Brown Learn about the role of women in leading and joining the labor […]

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Adrian Tomine @ RISD

Drawn & Quarterly artist and New Yorker contributor Adrian Tomine will offer a presentation of his cartooning career, in the RISD Auditorium on Friday, February 29 at 7pm. A book signing of his latest graphic novel Shortcomings will immediately follow. Shortcomings will be on sale in the Auditorium lobby prior to the presentation. This event

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Nut Up! Part Deux

I know why the democrats lose. A check today of the 2008 Democratic National Convention website indicates that the schedule of speakers remains fluid and suggestions are being accepted. Here’s mine… no more goddam poetry! Who ever came up with this idea, and when was Maya Angelou tenured into the position? Whenever she gets up

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Mike Townsend, at Brown

The Projo has coverage of Townsend and crew’s talk at Brown tonight: When developers tear down historical buildings in Providence, they tell people that they are capitalizing on underutilized spaces and that they create communities where none exist, according to Townsend. By creating a home in an underutilized mall space, the eight participants in effect

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Tuesday at Brown: “You can kill a revolutionary…”

Matt reminds us that this Tuesday, from 7-9pm at 64 College St, rm 120, (Brown’s List Art building) there will be a discussion with M1 from dead prez called, You Can Kill A Revolutionary But You Can’t Kill the Revolution!: M 1, aka Mutulu Olugabala, is evidence of the resurgence of political action in the

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Tomorrow Night: “Consuming the Race”

with Tricia Rose and Greg Tate Sponsored by the Brown University Department of Africana Studies Location: Salomon Center, Room 101 6:00PM Two of America’s foremost Africana Studies scholars will be at Brown tomorrow night for “A Conversation on the Making and Marketing of Black Culture” that I would not miss were I you. Dig this

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11/8 Happenings at Brown

Thursday 8 November to Sunday 18 November Melancholy Play and Discussion with Playwright Sarah Ruhl Brown Theatre presents Melancholy Play, a comedy by MacArthur-winning playwright (and Brown alumna) Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Ken Prestininzi, shows run Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in Leeds Theatre, 77 Waterman St. Tickets are

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Pataki to give Brown lecture

Projo News Blog:  Former New York Governor George Pataki will deliver this year’s Noah Krieger Lecture on “A House Divided: An Insider’s View of the State of National Politics” at 4 p.m. tomorrow in Brown’s Salomon Center, room 101. The lecture is free and open to the public. Governor Pataki served as New York’s governor

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REMINDER: AFL-CIO organizing director at Brown

  On Tuesday, the Student Labor Alliance, RI Jobs with Justice, and others will be hosting Stewart Acuff. List 120 (64 College St.) at 8pm. Acuff is an awesome speaker, and the way-left national director of organizing for the AFL-CIO. With elections on the horizon, and the recent split in the AFL-CIO — because of

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The Guerrilla Girls: America’s Favorite Masked Art Avengers

This Tuesday, November 6 at 8 p.m. in Hunter Lab’s Carmichael Auditorium, join Brown Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance for a talk given by Kathe Kollwitz, a founding member of the Guerrilla Girls. The GGs are a group of anonymous art activists established in New York City in 1985, known internationally for using outrageous and humorous

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Tuesday: Lead organizer for AFL-CIO at Brown

On Tuesday, the Student Labor Alliance, RI Jobs with Justice, and others will be hosting Stewart Acuff. List 120 (64 College St.) at 8pm. Acuff is an awesome speaker, and the way-left national director of organizing for the AFL-CIO. With elections on the horizon, and the recent split in the AFL-CIO — because of organizing

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