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Trinity Rep 2013 Student Playwriting Competition

Application deadline February 1st for the Trinity Rep Student Playwriting Competition. Grades 9 through 12 only. Trinity Rep’s Education Department is again hosting the ‘Write Here, Write Now!’ competition for young playwrights. Students from all New England high schools are invited to submit an original short play (6–10 pages) by February 1st, 2013. Entries will

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If you did not just strike a dopey hip-hop pose then this book may not be for you. Finally, crossword puzzles for a new generation of wordy nerds who have never heard of Uta Hagen and Mel Ott. Now, I’m not sure whether a Huey Lewis reference can ever be used to prove hipness (kind

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Should Hip Hop Artists Be Accountable For Their Words?

Author Michael Eric Dyson (“Know What I Mean?” and “Is Bill Cosby Right?” ) and finance professor, public scholar, and political commentator Boyce Watkins will take on this controversial topic Thursday at Brown University. An international phenomenon, hip hop music has arguably transformed the artistic and cultural landscape of our generation. While it is widely

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Spelling Bee Fundraiser At AS220

Come down to AS220 tonight, Monday, June 6, for the fifth annual Not About the Buildings Spelling Bee. This invite comes from master of ceremonies, Matthew Lawrence, who was spotted two days ago buying yet another dictionary. Relive your childhood glories and/or traumas at AS220 while competing for fabulous prizes. Speller registration starts at 8:30

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What’s Black And White And Brown All Over?

This week’s crossword puzzles in The New York Times. We wrote about NYT crossword constructor, Natan Last, over a year ago when he brought famous puzzle editor Will Shortz to town for a special competitive event. Now this puzzle savant and Brown junior is making news again. According to The Providence Journal, this is ‘Brown

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