What to do this week: February 19 – 21

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Thursday, February 19:

If you caught Sunday night’s episode of Girls, you’ll remember that the show introduced a new character named Mimi Rose Howard, who went to RISD and graduated with a BFA in Sculpture. If this reference whet your appetite for gallery-hopping at the neighborhood art school, you’re in luck! Thursday is packed with back-to-back openings. May you meet many young artists who go by “a woman’s name and a man’s name with a flower stuck in the middle of it.”

Event: Apparel Department Opening Reception
Location: Woods-Gerry House, 62 Prospect St.
Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.

This exhibition will showcase the work of RISD’s Apparel undergraduates: consider it the Providence version of Fashion Week.

Event: ‘2015 RISD Faculty Biennial’ opening reception
Location: RISD Museum, 224 Benefit St.
Time: 7 – 9:00 p.m.

RISD’s version of the Whitney Biennial, this show highlights new work by the artists and designers who teach at RISD. The museum guarantees a show as diverse as RISD’s course catalog, boasting apparel, textiles, painting, printmaking, ceramics, glass, sculpture, illustration, photography, jewelry, metal-smithing, graphic design, industrial design, architecture, landscape architecture, interior architecture, film, animation, digital media, furniture, and more.

Event: Body + Internet Gallery-Exhibition grand-opening!
Location: RISD Expose, 204 Westminster St.
Time: 7 – 9:00 p.m.

Hosted by RISD STEAM, the work in this show explores analog and digital presence while inhabiting both spaces simultaneously. Go for the the fruits of RISD, Brown and MIT students’ labor, stay for the thematically relevant drinks and snacks.

Friday, February 20:

Event: PW presents Leo Baum’s Guide to Articulating a Skeleton
Location: The PW Upspace at 7 Young Orchard Avenue, (with showings from February 20th-23rd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Written by Eliza Cohen ’15 and directed by Ada D-z ’17, Leo Baum’s Guide to Articulating a Skeleton promises a “super wavy coming of age story” that involves a boy and a dinosaur skeleton.

Saturday, February 21:

Event: OSCARS GALA
Location: 400 Main St., Pawtucket
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Brown University Motion Pictures, Ivy Film Festival, and Brown University Film Forum are co-hosting a formal film party in a faraway land called Pawtucket. Tickets are running out, so get yours ASAP.

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