What to do this week: fake Facebook event edition

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Monday, December 7 

Event: become a human burrito because life is hard and winter is cold
Location: Your bed
Time: 3:00 p.m.

“Life eats away your soul eventually so you might as well taste good”

Wednesday, December 9

Event: eat a whole package of Oreos by yourself in one sitting
Location: yes
Time: 11:00 a.m.

See you there!!!!

Thursday, December 10

Event: Not bothering to put on pants every morning because you’re not that important
Location: Your bedroom
Time: 2:00 a.m.

“Sometimes I put my pants on one leg at a time just like you…other times I don’t even get out of bed.”

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What to do this week: November 30 – December 6

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Monday, November 30 

Event: Into the Grind(s)
Location: The Underground
Time: 5:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.

“Come sample coffee varieties from around the world and learn about different brewing techniques and blends in the Underground Coffee Co.” This event is totally free and will feature informational sessions on brewing techniques at 5:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 1

Event: UCS Open Forum
Location: Salomon 001
Time: 8:00 p.m.

The Undergraduate Council of Students will be moderating a forum on the Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion Plan. The event will include both an overview of the plan and a Q&A with the following administrators: Rick Locke, Maud Mandel, Liza Cariaga-Lo, Mary Grace Almandrez, & Janet Blume.

Wednesday, December 2

Event: In Transition: A Thayer Street Pop-Up Exhibition
Location: 271 Thayer Street (Where City Sports used to be)
Time: 2:00 p.m.

Come to the unveiling of this exhibition about Providence’s street art scene. Sponsored by Artbeat, this event will feature artists from the community.

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What to do this week: November 23 – 26

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While a lot of students reading this are already home, here are some on-campus goings-on for those of us pushing through til Wednesday at noon.

Monday, November 23

Event: Grading the Green
Location: Main Green
Time: 10:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.

“As a part of the class Pathology to Power, a group of Brown students have turned the tables on this University and graded some of the most important spaces for students on campus. These buildings were graded with various types of accessibility in mind to be more inclusive of our community.”

Event: Applied Music Voice Masterclass
Location: Grant Recital Hall
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Is singing “Happy Birthday” a struggle? Have you always been secretly envious of Ariana Grande? If you answered yes to either of these questions, or are just interested in improving your singing voice, join Dr. Brad Fugate in a musical masterclass. This event is free, open to the public, and not nearly as intimidating as a having doctorate in vocal performance would lead you to believe it is.

Event: jSwipe Live
Location: Petteruti Lounge
Time: 8:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.

Happy Cuffing Season! Find a “jBae” to text over the break. All are welcome and “aphrodisiacs will be served.”

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What to do this week: November 16 – 22

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Monday, November 16

Event: Poetry on the Spot
Time: Blue Room
Location: 10:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Sending a Brown Bear Admirers is so October. Instead, pay a member of the Swearer Center’s Writers Group $1 and they’ll put quill to paper and compose a poem for you, your admired, or anyone you’d like. All proceeds go towards the Swearer Center’s Community Partnership, offering adults with developmental disabilities creative writing workshops.

Tuesday, November 17

Event: SCAC Lecture Series: Juliana Huxtable
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Granoff Auditorium

The Student Creative Arts Council will host poet/artists/model/DJ, Juliana Huxtable, as part of their lecture series. Free tickets can be reserved here.

Event: DOPE Screening
Time:  7:00 p.m.
Location: Salomon 202

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What to do this week: October 19 – 25

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Monday, October 19

Event: Vitor Izecksohn–War and Slavery in the Rio de La Plata Basin: The Triple Alliance against Paraguay (1864-1870)
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute

Izecksohn will discuss the emancipation of slaves to fight as soldiers in the Triple Alliance War of South America.

Event: Brown Lecture Board Presents: Jane Goodall
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Salomon

Goodall is a world-famous primatologist and expert on chimpanzee behavior.

Tuesday, October 20

Event: Marriage Rights≠Queer Strife: An MPC Workshop on Heterosexism
Time: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: Petteruti Lounge

A workshop aiming to dismantle the idea of marriage as the central LGBTQ issue of today.

Event: Ecological Debt
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Salomon 203

The Brown Political Forum is hosting a discussion on ecological debt. Topics covered include the debt of colonial powers to developing countries, the role of the United States and its ecological debt, among others. There’ll be free pizza.

Wednesday, October 21

Event: SUPER Heavy Petting!
Time: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Wriston Quad

The 2018 Class Board invites you to cuddle little animals and relieve stress.

Thursday, October 22

Event: Storytelling for the Next Generation: Harnessing the Power of Video Games to Share and Celebrate Cultures
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Learn how a tribal nonprofit organization from Alaska created a new genre of video games and set a new standard for indigenous story telling.

Event: 95.5 WBRU Birthday Bash fea. Cold War Kids at Lupo’s!
Time: 6:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Location: Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel

Special guests include BØRNS, Coleman Hell, and Public Alley Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Get tickets here.

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What to do this week: September 21- 27

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Monday, September 21

Event: Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats: US Policymaking in Colombia
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Regardless of whether you love “Narcos” or have some legitimate concerns about it, you should join the Joukowsky Forum in discussing the US’s major aid package, “Plan Colombia.”

Event: Welcome Back WaterFire
Time: 7:15 p.m.
Location: near Memorial Park

This special edition of WaterFire is a welcome back for students of the area (that’s us!) and will feature: snacks.

Tuesday, September 22

Event: Advanced screening of “The Intern
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Granoff auditorium

If you’re already stressed about getting an internship for next summer, unwind by watching Robert DiNero be the unlikely intern you aspire to be. Brown Motion Pictures is hosting this free, advanced screening.

Event: Gendo Taiko workshop
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: TF Green, Room 205

Join Gendo Taiko in an introductory class to taiko, (traditional Japanese drumming.) No experience is necessary for this rhythmic workshop.

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