What to do this week: March 30 – April 5


Monday, March 30:

Event: Sarah Koenig: Women in Radio
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Upper Salomon

As one of the final events in celebration of Women’s History Month, the Sarah Doyle Center brings you Sarah Koenig, of recent Serial fame. If you haven’t heard of/binge listened to/had an obsessive phase with Koenig’s podcast Serial yet, you need to re-prioritize your life.  Koenig’s lecture will focus not only on the hit podcast, but her overall career in journalism, including her work at This American Life and The New York Times. No tickets needed, but you should probably get there a little early.

Tuesday, March 31:

Event: GCB Challenge Senior Night
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Location: Grad Center Bar

The Senior Class Board is awarding any senior who manages to stick out the full nine hours in the GCB. If you want to participate but don’t want to subsist on popcorn the whole night, don’t worry: there’ll be free food.

Wednesday, April 1:

Event: Fashion, Art and Activism: A Conversation with Cameron Russell
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Hillel

Cameron Russell is a model, writer, and activist, who gave this pretty great TED talk on how looks aren’t everything. All are welcome to this informal conversation and Q&A.

Thursday, April 2:

Event: Responding to Mishandled Cases: How the University Can Improve Sexual Assault Policy
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Brown Faculty Club

This year’s Marsha Dexter Memorial Lecture brings Colby Bruno, a lawyer experienced with cases involving Title IX and representing college students. She currently works for Victim Rights Law Center.

Friday, April 3:

Event: PB + STEAM + GD Present: Rafael Rozendaal
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Metcalf Auditorium

Rafael Rozendaal is a Dutch-Brazilian visual artist and poet who uses the Internet as his canvas, in a style more advanced than, say, curating your Facebook page. His work has been featured on the biggest screens around the world (e.g. Times Square), as well as the smallest (e.g. your iPhone). This lecture is hosted by the Programming Board, STEAM, GD and CSI.

Event: Asian Arts Fest 2015
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Salomon Auditiorium

The Asian American Students Association is hosting its yearly Arts Fest this weekend, featuring performances from student groups as well as a guest lecture from YouTube sensation Natalie Tran. Also, food!!!

Multi-day events:

Event: Attitude Dance Company’s 11th Annual Spring Show
Time: Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m
Location: Alumnae Hall

Tickets are available Monday through Friday in the Blue Room and virtually (see the Facebook event for more details) for Attitude’s Spring Show.

Event: BUCC 2015
Time: Friday and Saturday, time TBD
Location: Granoff

The Brown University Comedy Conference is bringing together 20 different comedy groups from 11 universities across the Northeast. Ticketing information will be available on the Facebook page soon.

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