What to do this week: March 2 – 8

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Monday, March 2:

Event: IFF Presents: Screening of THE HUNTING GROUND
Time: 7:00 p.m
Location: Granoff, Martinos Auditorium

Bound to be one of the most important screenings on campus this year, The Hunting Ground is a “a startling exposé of sexual assault on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their families.”

Thursday, March 5:

Event: Women Presidents and the Changing University
Time: 5:30 p.m
Location: Granoff, Martinos Auditorium

President Christina Paxson will host a public roundtable, Cracking the Glass Ceiling: Women Presidents and the Changing University, with Drew Gilpin Faust (President of Harvard University), Shirley Tilghman (former President of Princeton University), and Nan Keohane (former President of Wellesley College and Duke University) to discuss the obstacles women have overcome in order to finally lead American universities while recognizing the challenges women continue to face in these leadership roles.

Event: Physical Graffiti: An Evening of DIY Tie-Dye and Led Zeppelin with Artbeat
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: List 225

“This project is called “Rock Band.” I’m talking about bands that rock; Led Zeppelin!” Blow off midterm steam with the help of Led Zeppelin and tie dye. B.Y.O. white article of clothing.

Event: ADULT PLAYSET
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: RISD Exposé, 204 Westminster St.

You can’t go home again, except maybe this Thursday at the opening of a new RISD Exposé show, because the theme is ‘playing home.’

Event: S&B Presents: Twelfth Night
Time: 8:00 p.m,  Thursday — Saturday, and 2 p.m on Sunday
Location: Brown Stuart Theater

Re-imagined by Jane Nichols, a renowned clown teacher, the play is set in a 1930’s “Hopper-esque” world, so not just another Twelfth Night. You can get tickets here. First years and transfer students get in free on Thursdays!

Friday, March 6:

Event: Decolonizing the Racialized Female Subject: Black and Indigenous Self-Making Under Empire
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Granoff

This two day symposium will address processes of dehumanization, colonial and imperial violence, symbolic and material space, conceptions of the human, and black and indigenous women’s self-making. While the keynote address is set for 4:00 p.m. on Friday, this event will continue through to Saturday, March 7th with an all-star line-up of speakers.

Event: IMPULSE RISES (Impulse Dance Company’s 12th Annual Spring Show)
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Alumnae Hall

This show only comes around once a year, so if you like what you see in the Impulse promo video, buy your tickets for either Friday or Saturday here.

Saturday, March 7:

Event: Bruno’s Masquerade Bar Mitzvah
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Underground

Consider this weekend a dance marathon of epic proportions: help Bruno Cha-cha slide into the next phase of his life and celebrate his transition from bear to man.

Event: SASA Presents: DHAMAKA
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Salomon DECI

A free evening of Bollywood emotions, “bangin’ Bhangra beats,” and hopefully plenty more alliteration at this culture show, brought to you by the Brown South Asian Students Association.

Event: BRUNOTHON Spring Kick-Off!
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Sayles Hall

This dance marathon raises money for Providence’s local children’s hospital and offers a chance to hang out with the kids and families who will benefit from the evening’s proceeds.

Sunday, March 8:

Event: St. Vincent at Lupo’s!
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel

We’ll be digitally witnessing your Snapchat stories from the concert hall!

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