What to do this week: December 1 – 7


Monday, December 1

Event: Die-In Protest
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Main Green

In response to the Grand Jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson, this Die-In “represents the Black lives that have been lost in this country due to police brutality.”

Event: The Verdict: Community Discussion on the events of Ferguson, Missouri
Time: 5:00p.m.
Location: 80 Brown St.

Alpha Phi Alpha is hosting a discussion to provide information about the events surrounding the murder of Mike Brown, the decision not to indict Wilson, and the climate of response in Ferguson.

Event: March Against Police Violence in Solidarity with Ferguson and Mexico
Time: 7:00p.m
Location: Burnside Park, Washington St. (AKA The People’s Park)

Today, students, workers, and human rights activists around the world will be holding a national day of struggle in solidarity with Ferguson and Mexico. The event is calling allies to gather in response to the killing of Michael Brown and the disappearance and murder of students of Ayotzinapa in Mexico.

Tuesday, December 2

Event: Day of Silence
Time: All day
Location: Brown campus ; Faunce

In memory of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and all others who have lost their lives, a Day of Silence will be conducted throughout campus. The silence will be broken with a group gathering on the Faunce steps at 8:30p.m.

Event: IMPULSE Dance Company sponsored blood drive
Time: 11a.m.-6p.m.
Location: Brown-RISD Hillel (80 Brown St.)

Impulse Dance Company urges you to donate blood this Tuesday – Thursday!

Event: “Hurt People Hurt People:” An open art space for Microaggressions at Brown
Time: 5:30-7p.m.
Location: Leung Gallery

Join the Participatory Action Research team in their culminating research project on race-, gender-, and sexuality-based microaggressions at Brown. All students, staff, faculty, and guests will be able to write down and share their own narratives of experiencing or witnessing microaggressions and attaching them to a 3-D frame of thread with ribbon.

Event: White House Internship Info Session
Time: 7-8p.m.
Location: Wilson 102

Join CareerLAB and previous White House interns for an information session about summer opportunities with the White House Internship Program. Applications are due January 11, 2015. Learn more here.

Wednesday, December 3

Event: Peer-to-Peer Summer Opportunities Fair
Time: 5:30-7:30p.m.
Location: Kasper Multipurpose Room

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with your peers and hear about their experiences finding summer internships as well as learn about all the resources that the CareerLAB has to offer.

Event: America’s Response to Ebola Abroad
Time: 7:30-9p.m.
Location: Wilson Hall 301

The Alexander Hamilton Society presents a debate on how the U.S. should combat the spread of Ebola abroad. Participants include Brian H. Hook and Dr. Timothy Flanigan, and the event will include a period for audience questions and answers.

Thursday, December 4

Event: Brown Lecture Board Presents: Nick Offerman
Time: 7p.m.
Location: Salomon Deci Auditorium

Comedian and actor Ron Swanson will come speak on Brown’s campus this Thursday, “promising to offer a smorgasbord of cautionary tales, tunes, and tips for prosperity (with only minor nudity).” Doors will open at 6:15p.m. for ticket holders, and after 6:45p.m. those without tickets will be admitted if space allows. 

Event: Sock & Buskin Presents: HEIST PLAY
Time: 8p.m. Thursday – Saturday, 2p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Location: Leeds Theater

For their Senior Slot Production, Sock & Buskin presents HEIST PLAY, written and directed by Skylar Fox ’15 and devised with the Company. Get tickets here.

Event: Class Board 2018 Double Feature: Frozen and Home Alone
Time: 8p.m.-12a.m.
Location: Wilson 102

The Freshman Class Board invites students of all years to a double feature movie night of Frozen and Home Alone. 

Friday, December 5

Event: Brown Motion Pictures Fall Premiere
Time: 7p.m.
Location: Salomon Deci Auditorium

BMP presents four short films written, directed, produced by and starring Brown students. Tickets are $7 at the door and $5 pre-sale Tuesday-Thursday from 11a.m.-2p.m. around campus.

Event: PW Presents: Broken Zipper
Time: 8p.m.
Location: PW Downspace

This weekend, don’t miss the opportunity to see Broken Zipper, a play written and directed by Russyan Mark Mabeza ’15. Tickets are free and will be available on the Facebook event page as well as one hour before each show.

Saturday, December 6

Event: Brown Poetry Slam
Time: 7-10:00p.m.
Location: Metcalf Auditorium

Come watch and participate in Brown’s annual poetry slam this Saturday. The top five poets will qualify to compete in the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational, the nation’s largest collegiate poetry competition. All competing poets should plan to arrive before 7p.m. For all rules and regulations, check out the Facebook event. 

Event: Out of Bounds Sketch Comedy presents: Under the MistletOOB
Time: 8p.m.
Location: MacMillan 117

Free and happening one night only, OOB’s holiday-themed sketch comedy show is not to be missed.

Sunday, December 7

Event: SPEC Presents: Candyland
Time: 8-10p.m.
Location: Alumnae Hall and Crystal Room

Take a break from finals preparations to enjoy another one of SPEC’s indulgent and FREE food events! This event will feature two chocolate fountains, an ice cream and cookie bar, brownies, cake, and lots of candy.

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