What to do this week: April 21-25

what to do this week

Monday, April 21:

Event: Fashion Week Kick-Off Celebration
Time: 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Location: Main Green

Fashion@Brown is celebrating the beginning of Fashion Week with a big celebration on the Main Green tomorrow. Come get free food and drinks and pose in a giant sized photo booth.

Event: Clerestory Art Showcase
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: RISD Expose, 204 Westminster Street

In celebration of its 50th issue, Clerestory Journal of the Arts is hosting an art showcase featuring student artists, music, and free food and refreshments.

Event: BPF Presents: The State of the Parties
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Salmon 203

In the first installment of this miniseries event, Brown Political Forum and Brown Common Sense Action invite you to evaluate the Republican and Democratic Parties. They will ask questions ranging from identifying the strengths and weaknesses of these parties to discussing their respective potentials to reform. No previous knowledge or experience is necessary, and free Nice Slice will be provided.

Tuesday, April 22:

Event: Earth Day Food Celebration
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Ratty

In celebration of Earth Day, come to the Ratty for a special meal of local, seasonal foods and to discuss food, waste, and energy issues with on-campus groups.

Event: Pre-Health Advising Series: Public Health Panel
Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: Brown Science Center, 3rd Floor SciLi

Interested in a career in Public Health? Come listen to a panel of current professionals and students working in the field discuss their experiences, backgrounds, and particular interests.

Event: Food Drive for Blessings in a Backpack
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: OMAC

During the Brown Men’s Lacrosse Game this Tuesday, Brown Women’s Golf will be hosting a food drive for the organization Blessings in a Backpack, “a nationally-recognized charity organization that helps provide food for at-risk children in local public schools.” A list of approved food items can be found on the organization’s website. Come out to support Brown athletics and this great cause.

Wednesday, April 23: 

Event: Ice Cream for Life
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

Head to Ben & Jerry’s this Wednesday night to support Partners in Health and to raise money for their important and lifesaving work on maternal and child health in Malawi. Ben & Jerry’s will donate 25% of the night’s profits to the cause.

Event: Free Advanced Screening of “Neighbors”
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Avon Cinema

Brown University Motion Pictures and NBCUniversal are bringing you a free advanced screening of “Neighbors,” the new film featuring Zac Efron and Seth Rogen. Reserve tickets here, but unclaimed tickets will be released at 6:45 Wednesday evening.

Event: Keynote Speaker: Lieutenant-General Romeo Dallaire
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Metcalf Auditorium

Brown Moral Voices presents this spring’s keynote speaker, Lieutenant-General Romeo Dallaire. Dallaire, who joined the Canadian Army in 1964 and served as Deputy of Commander as well as in the Ministry of Defense, worked valiantly in Rwanda in 1993 on a UN peacekeeping mission. His efforts to prevent the genocide were recorded in the documentary “The Last Just Man,” he wrote various books, and also served as a Canadian Senator from 2005-2014. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear him speak about his past and his continued advocacy efforts.

Event: ADOCH Speed Friending
Time: 9:30-10:30 p.m.
Location: Sayles Hall

Come to Sayles this Wednesday night to share your experiences, accomplishments, and your love of Brown with the pre-frosh at ADOCH. If you know you’re interested, email latenight.adoch14@gmail.com to sign up, otherwise, just show up!

Thursday, April 24:

Event: Chomsky/Ross: Should the US Support Israel?
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Salomon DECI Auditorium

Join the Janus Forum for a critical discussion of US and Israel foreign policy with Noam Chomsky and Dennis Ross. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include a short introduction by each speaker followed by an extensive Q&A with the audience.

Event: Lessons from the Post Post-9/11 World
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute

The IR DUG presents its final event of the year featuring Benjamin Schwartz, Deputy Director for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Mr. Schwartz will discuss the evolution of U.S. foreign policy from the George W. Bush to Barack Obama administration.

Event: Gerzon Zevi at Brown/RISD
Time: 6:00-11:00 p.m.
Location: 15 Fones Alley

Open for just one night only, Gerson Zevi at Brown/RISD is a pop-up show and sale of student artwork. The gallery’s second university show creates an accessible and unique platform for young people to make, sell, and buy art.

Event: Sarah Kay at Brown
Time: 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Location: Salomon DECI Auditorium

Sarah Kay ’10, an accomplished and esteemed spoken poet and alum, will return to Brown to perform. Kay, who has just released a new book, will participate in an audience Q&A and book signing after the performance. Doors to the event open at 7:30 p.m., and the event will begin with openers by student performers and Charlotte Abotsi.

Friday, April 25:

Event: Brown Night at The PawSox
Time: 6:15 p.m.
Location: McCoy Stadium

This Friday night at McCoy Stadium is Brown Night at the PawSox. Transportation will be provided to and from the stadium, and the $15 ticket includes both admission and transportation. See the Facebook event for ticket reservations.

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