What to do this week: November 2- 8

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Monday, November 2

Event: Python with Paxson
Time: 6: 30 p.m.
Location: MacMillan 117

Learn the basics of coding language, Python, alongside President Paxson! Brought to you by Hack@Brown, this is the first of a three part lecture series. No experience necessary.

Wednesday, November 4

Event: APPLY TO BLOGDH
Time: apps are due at 5:00 p.m.
Location: Apply here!

If you want to talk about campus life, news from College Hill, or the community at large, we want you! We’re recruiting new writers and there are practically a million reasons why you should apply.

Thursday, November 5

Event: The Road Weeps, The Well Runs Dry
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Stuart Theater

Join Sock & Buskin for a performance “structured around Native American myth.” This show runs through November 15th and you can buy tickets online here.

Friday, November 6

Event: Clothing Swap
Time: 10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.
Location: JWW

Need a new wardrobe before the season changes, but don’t want to break bank? EcoReps are sponsoring a clothing swap, where you can trade in your old clothes for new digs. And yes, that sweater does look great on you.

Saturday, November 7

Event: Nicholson File Building Open Studios
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 10:o0 p.m.
Location: 350 Kinsley Avenue

Check out the work of over twenty local artists in one of those famous Providence warehouses you’ve been hearing so much about.

Event: Revival 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Columbus Theatre

Celebrate the third anniversary of the Columbus Theatre! Founded by two Brown alums that comprise the band, The Low Anthem, the Columbus Theatre is a mainstay in the local Providence music scene. They are celebrating their day with local and nationally touring bands alike. Grab tickets here.


10 things I learned from Fred Armisen’s visit to Providence

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Last night, Fred Armisen kicked off his Portlandia national tour at The Columbus Theater on Federal Hill, taking the night off as the bandleader for Late Night with Seth Meyers. Fred will be making stops in Minneapolis and Denver, screening a new episode of Portlandia each time. In Providence, Armisen screened “Celery,” the third episode in the show’s fourth, and current, season. The episode’s main story centered on Steve Buscemi’s character attempting to make celery the next popular vegetable (like kale right now). The other sketches included a 9-1-1 call center that found beets to be the source of everyone’s emergencies and Carrie Brownstein filing for social media bankruptcy and erasing her online presence.

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Fred then opened up the floor for a Q&A to an audience that could have been taken from the 90s and cast as extras in his show. Here are ten things I learned:

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