What to do this week: December 3–6


Tuesday, December 3:

Event: Serial Entrepreneur Angus Davis — Talk and Q&A
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: List 120

Brown Entrepreneurship Program and RISD E’Ship host a talk with Angus Davis, the man who sold his first venture to Microsoft for nearly $1 billion. Davis is also a Renaissance man: he’s a serial entrepreneur, innovator, angel investor, and advocate for education reform. You should go and take notes.

Wednesday, December 4:

Event: Make Your Own Cuneiform Tablet
Time: 4:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Rhode Island Hall 108

This is probably the coolest thing we’ve ever seen in Morning Mail. The event is hosted by the Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies DUGs. Go.

Event: Fashion at Brown presents the 1st Annual Bib Party
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Englander Studio

Fashion at Brown (f@b) and Bib + Tuck (a Brown start-up) are teaming up to allow you to swap in (i.e. barter) clothing/accessories/etc. If you don’t have an account already, f@b will help you set one up.

Event: (G)ISP Talks
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Petteruti Lounge

Students will be talking about the various topics they’ve had the opportunity to engage with through their respective (G)ISPs. The variety of topics will definitely be interesting and worth hearing about.

Thursday, December 5:

Event: Brown Shops Local
11:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Location: Brown Bookstore

Support local retailers and businesses at the Brown Bookstore. There will be several offers from the Bookstore, College Hill Cafe (i.e. Blue State), and other local retailers from Hope Street, Wayland Square, Main Street, and Downtown.

Event: SPEC Presents: CANDYLAND
Time: 8:00–10:00 p.m.
Location: Sayles Hall

Free candy. The ultimate study break. Get ready for a food coma.

Friday, December 6:

Event: A fireside chat with Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit and Walker Williams, Co-Founder of Teespring
Time: 6:30 p.m.
MacMillan 117

Seems like we’re really in the entrepreneurial spirit this week. With its emphasis on digital channels, this chat is extremely relevant to our lives in the digital world.

Event: Brown Storytellers Story Slam 2013
8:00–9:30 p.m.
Kassar Fox Auditorium

The Brown Storytellers Story Slam 2013 is happening both of Friday and Saturday. Bring a cup of hot chocolate, snuggle up with a friend, and listen to your peers’ “100% TRUE” stories.

Saturday, December 7:

Event: Out of Bounds presents Pearl HOOBer
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: MacMillan 117

OOB, very aware that its winter show falls on “the date which will live in infamy,” and aptly named its show “Pearl HOOBer.” Expect to laugh a lot—not at Pearl Harbor Day, but at the group’s hilarious sketches.


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