Olivia Pichardo Making History

Brown freshman Olivia Pichardo was representing last Wednesday at Fenway Park when she threw out the ceremonial first pitch of the game (not the best, but far from the worst). Fenway celebrated Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Day with pre-game festivities including Taiko Drumming, traditional dance performances, and food. Remind me to go next year. Olivia […]

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Someone Needs To Write A History Of Ted Widmer

Although . . . his story could make for a very terrible television show. (Mild-mannered historian by day/Perfumed fop-rocker by night!) Signed copies of Ted Widmer’s new book “Brown: The History of an Idea” are available at the Brown Bookstore. Thumbs up from Tony Horwitz so that’s all you need to know. “Through the wobbly

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Brown Faculty Show At Bell Gallery

So what have we here? It’s hard to make sense of this image and I took the picture. “Platform (partial section)” by Eddie Villanueva, adjunct lecturer in the Department of Visual Arts, is probably the most compelling piece in the 2015 Faculty Exhibition at the Bell Gallery. (Below is a side view if that helps.)

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Mobile Museum Of American Artifacts Comes To Town

“Bring your object! Share your story!” The John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities is hosting the Mobile Museum of American Artifacts (MMoAA) for a week-long residency in Providence. The MMoAA is housed in a trailer driven by curator Laurelin Kruse which travels around the country collecting and sharing people’s artifacts and stories. In so

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Brown Family Weekend Dance Concert

During Brown University’s upcoming Family Weekend, the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will present an eclectic mix of new and established choreography in the annual Family Weekend Dance Concert. This year’s concert features choreography by Stephanie Turner; Brown dancers in a new work by Gwi Young Bae; and Dance Extension, Brown’s resident student

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Exhibition Opens At Brown Galleries

Opening reception at Bell and Cohen Galleries Friday for “She:Picturing women at the turn of the 21st century.” Spanning a period of twenty-four years—from 1989 to 2013—SHE presents a broad-ranging selection of contemporary representations of women. The exhibition, which is drawn from a private collection, includes works by eleven of the most highly acclaimed artists

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Brown Night Football And Fireworks

(9.27) Tickets still available for the Saturday Brown vs. Harvard game under the lights, although Lot A is sold out. Stick around for the 250th Anniversary Fall Celebration post-game fireworks (or watch from the sidewalk or the steps at Nathan Bishop). [Results: 22-14 Harvard.] Tickets here: $20 in advance, $22 day of game. 6pm, Saturday,

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Brown Farmers’ Market Wednesdays

New location opens September 3rd: The Brown University Farmers’ Market has moved to a more central location on campus. The market is now located on Manning Walk off Thayer Street between the SciLi (Sciences Library) and MacMillan Hall. Best guess of this week’s harvest calendar? Gotta be some zucchini. What else? apples, herbs, eggplant, cucumbers,

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‘Alumni Artists In Providence’ — Bell Gallery

A new exhibition “Going Nowhere: Alumni Artists in Providence” opens Friday with a reception at the Bell Gallery and runs through July 7th. The exhibition features six alumni artists who have chosen to live and work in Providence since graduating from Brown University. Notable for their commitment to the city’s distinctive creative community and for

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OpenSignal At Granoff Friday And Saturday

The electronic music festival opensignal concludes its colloquium and concert series with a 2-day festival this Friday and Saturday at Granoff with performances by Brown University students and alumni, as well as local artists. opensignal is a collective of artists based in Providence, concerned with the state of gender and race in experimental electronic music

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Multi-Media Performance At Granoff

(3.6) The Creative Arts Council presents a multi-media performance by Brian Kelly, Brown Class of ’79. After leaving Brown, Kelly became part of the highly publicized art and alternative music worlds of New York in the 1980s and 1990s. For many years he worked with Julian Schnabel, managing production of his sculpture, painting, and film

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‘Magic Hour’ At Leeds Theatre

New work from the people who brought you the charming local indie film “Breakfast with Curtis.” This time the action is live. The “Writing is Live” festival at Brown University features new works by writers in Brown’s graduate Writing for Performance Program; this week the festival hosts four performances of “Magic Hour” written by Laura

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