BREAKING: Spring Weekend to be held outdoors!

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To everyone’s immense relief, the weather call has been made for OUTDOORS. Get ready to buy tickets at 2 p.m. if you weren’t able to purchase them already. Guest tickets go on sale tomorrow.

Mother nature, thank you for not screwing us over. (Saturday’s forecast high: 69 degrees!) We’ll see you on Main Green.

Image via Emily Gilbert ’14.


12 Days of Spring Weekend: #EEEEEATS Lineup

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With #FLOCKAGATE behind us, and the thrill of the official artist announcement long over, BlogDH is excited to present an equally as important lineup: Main Green #EEEEATS. This year BCA #blessed us with seven local vendors to satisfy our cravings during Friday’s and Saturday’s concerts.  Check out the rookies and old-timers below–nourish, HYDRATE and have fun!

1. Mexico – If you’re feeling spicy?

2. Taste of India – Just the thought of Indian food on a hot and sunny day makes me a bit nauseous, but to each his/her own.

3. Ben and Jerry’sfree cones!

4. Frenchy’s – Popcorn and such.

5. New England Lemonade – H2O is probably a better source of hydration, but a cup of sugary lemonade doesn’t sound horrible.

6. Duck and Bunny – Cupcakes. Beware of long lines…

7. Pizza Gourmet – I guess BCA was feeling fancy this year and opted out of Domino’s. I welcome this switch, but my stance against Domino’s is highly controversial.

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Last Call: Alexx Temeña

As the semester progresses at the speed of light, the senior class is beginning to make peace with that fateful day in May: Commencement. Until the class of 2015 leaves us, BlogDH wants to highlight all the interesting things they’ve been up to. To this end, we’re (re)starting the series Last Call, which features seniors reflecting on their experiences at Brown. Each featured senior will tag another senior for the next installment. Find this year’s other “Last Call” chain here and our RISD “Last Call” chain here
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Then + Now

People might know you as… The hella extra Mandé TA foon* who studies how to live a fulfilled life and asks big questions, often turnt without turnt juice and dansing in public or private, physical or metaphysical or spiritual or digital or liminal spaces with or without music. // Alternatively, the girl with the long hair and impeccable swag
*As defined by the F∞ncabulary – The Essential Guide to Phoonery, foons are obnoxious, overbearing tricksters, but their behavior is always driven by authenticity and love for their friends. Foons are rarely basic, but often mistaken as such. Also see: fooning, foonworks, foonwear.

 

In your time at Brown, you are most proud of… My community of loving, kind, and generous friends and foons who support and validate me every day. All of my friends are beautiful and talented and remind me to self-care, to play, and to do me and not apologize.

 

On a Friday night, you might find yourself… Fall 2011: Devising new movement/contact improv-ing to the Lion King soundtrack in the Cave (Lyman Hall) with my best friends, and then exchanging massages using all-natural vanilla-scented IcyHot. Spring 2015 - Hosting a Filipino Heritage dinner, a cooking class, a potluck, etc. for the squad/birthday circle/faves, and then pillow-talking with housemates.

 

Three things you wish you knew freshman year…
1. Yr brown education is for you.
2. Choose self-care; it is indeed possible to have a regular gym routine and be in bed by 11 p.m.
3. Brace yourself – the snow in Providence is about to get turnt (don’t let it break you).

 

Ratty vs. V-Dub? Nah. My house, my kitchen, my cooking.

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Blogify: 20th Century Spring Weekend

In two days, the entire campus will transform for the 55th installment of one of Brown’s greatest traditions. Spring Weekend is definitely about tanks, sunshine (hopefully), and music, but it’s also about history. Since 1960, Brown has hosted some of the most significant musicians in the industry. Such formative headliners include Bob Dylan, Ella Fitzgerald, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Janis Joplin, Ike & Tina Turner, Bob Marley &The Wailers…

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BlogDH presents a playlist of some of the best acts from 1960-2000.


Mama Kim’s has returned!

Screen Shot 2015-04-14 at 6.27.12 PMTo whoever sacrificed their first/third born child, we are forever indebted to you. MAMA KIM’S IS BACK BABY! And they’re back for good, according to the truck employees.

All of the Korean BBQ your stomach desires, right in front of Faunce until 8 p.m. (note: not on Thayer). And for the rest of the year. And hopefully forever and ever.


12 days of Spring Weekend: What Cheer? Brigade

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The 19 piece brass band, What Cheer? Brigade, has been a staple for the Spring Weekend line up since 2012. They aren’t a big name, and some might think, due to their early slot, skipping their show isn’t a big deal. WRONG. What Cheer? is not optional! They are the bees’ knees, the ducks’ intestines, and we are excited as hell for them to come play. If you want to read more about their sound, check out last year’s hype post for the returning champs (and dead chimps). For 2015, we’re going to skip all of the pleasantries. Instead of trying to put a typical performance into words, here is a collection of photos from the 2014 “Find Your Friends” album. We’d like to show you just how good a time we had below the jump.  Continue Reading