What to do this week: February 24 – 28

what to do this week

Monday, February 24:

Event: Celebrate Every Body Week 2014
Time: All day, all week
Location: Various locations

This week, Brown University Health Education has planned a variety of events and activities in honor of Celebrate Every Body Week. In collaboration with Brown Psychological Services, Brown Recreation, Lifespan Hospital, and the Yoga and Mindfulness (YAM) student group, the week will feature various fitness classes, panel discussions, and even a dance party. Check out the Facebook page for a full list of events.

Event: Discussion: Hazing and Initiation at Brown
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Salomon 203

Join the Brown Political Forum and Delta Tau Fraternity for a discussion about Brown’s policies on hazing and initiation. Free pizza will be served, and this event is open to the public.

Tuesday, February 25: 

Event: Great Brown Nonfiction Writers’ Lecture Series presents: Alan Lightman
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street, 2nd Floor

Alan Lightman, accomplished essayist, novelist, and physicist, is a Visiting English Professor this spring at Brown. On Tuesday he will speak specifically about Nonfiction Science Writing in what is sure to be a fascinating lecture.

Thursday, February 27:

Event: CCB 2017 Presents Ice Skating
Time: 4-6 p.m.
Location: The Bank of America Skating Center

Head down to Kennedy Plaza this Friday for free ice skating sponsored by the CCB.

Event: Sock and Buskin Presents: Passing Strange
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Lyman Hall 005

Starting this Thursday and continuing until March 9th, don’t miss the opportunity to see Sock and Buskin’s newest punk show. Thursday through Saturday doors will open at 7:30p.m. for an 8 p.m. show, and Sunday matinees will take place at 2 p.m.

Event: Shakespeare on the Green presents: Macbeth
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: The Faunce Underground

This weekend you have five chances to catch Shakespeare on the Green’s winter show, Macbeth. Directed by Max Genecov ’15, admission to see this classic tragedy is free. Performances will be taking place at 8.p.m. through Sunday, March 2nd, as well as a special late-night performance at 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 1st.

Friday, February 28:

Event: Issues Release Party and Poetry Slam
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Smitty B, Room 106

Issues Magazine is celebrating their newest release with a night of readings, art, food, drinks, and a poetry slam competition.

Event: Brown Unplugged: Unplugged
Time: 7-10 p.m.
Location: MacMillan 117

In order to kick of the 4th annual “Brown Unplugged: Do it in the Dark” dorm energy competition, Brown Unplugged presents an evening of improv and a capella. The variety show will feature IMPROVidence, Disney A Capella, and other student performances. Those interested in participating in the open mic portion of the evening should click here.

Event: Pause: An Evening with Harold Pinter
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: PW Upspace, 7 Young Orchard Ave.

In the Upspace this weekend will be “Pause: An Evening with Harold Pinter,” a celebration of three of the most notable pieces by the accomplished playwright. Directed by Kutay Onayli ’17, the show will have three performances. Come check it out on February 27th and March 1st at 8p.m., and 10:30p.m. on February 28th.

Event: Karmo: Higher Keys and Harmonic Motion Joint Concert
Time: 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: Metcalf Auditorium

Two of Brown’s most talented a capella acts come together for one concert, one night only. Come to Metcalf for this free, special show.

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