What to do this (short) week: January 27 – 31

what to do this week

Wednesday, January 27 

Event: First Day of Classes!!!!
Location: PW/New Dorm Campus
Time: Thursday, January 28–Saturday, January 30 All day


Thursday, January 28

Event: Get Bernie on the Ballot!
Location: Blue Room
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

“Bernie needs signatures to get on the ballot in RI! If you’re a registered RI voter (of either party), stop by the Blue Room on Thursday from 11-1 and sign your name to help democracy work. We will give you free campaign gear!!! Buttons, stickers, posters – all these can be yours!”

Event: 2 x 4 8th Annual Brown/RISD Dual-Degree Exhibition!!
Location: Granoff Center
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

“This year’s exhibition focuses on themes of multiplicity, calculation, and construction. We were inspired by what is elementary, use of materials, process work, manmade versus natural, and collaboration.”

Event: Jewelry/Metalsmithing Department Exhibition Opening Reception
Location: Woods-Gerry House
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Following its opening, the exhibition will be open on Mondays-Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The exhibition will run from January 29 – February 21.

Event: New Discoveries from Brown’s 2016 Field Season in Sudan
Location: Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World
Time: 5:30 p.m.

“Laurel Bestock, fresh from the trenches, will discuss her team’s recent archaeological field season at the site of Uronarti, Sudan…She will also give a taste of the rigors of Uronarti life, modern and ancient, and highlight the methodological challenges and delights of working off-grid.”

Event: Audition for “a silly sort of thing”
Location: PW/New Dorm
Time: Thursday, January 28–Saturday, January 30

Auditions for “a silly sort of thing”, written and directed by Kathy Ng ’17 will be going on all week. Check the link above for more detailed directions regarding sign ups and audition locations.

Friday, January 29

Event: PIGEON HOLE art gallery debut
Location: 69 Troy Street, Studio #5
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

“Join Tom West (director) and Anabel Vázquez (curator) for the opening night of PIGEON HOLE[—]A new gallery dedicated to ‘making difficult art WORK.'”

Saturday, January 30

Event: 2016 Rhode Island Brew Fest!
Location: Pawtucket Armory Arts Center
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

“Join us on January 30, 2016 as we host 55+ breweries with more than 175 beers to sample from. The event will have two, three-hour sampling sessions from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m and 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Each session will feature local vendors and a food court.” Just make sure you’re 21 or older!

Event: CareerCon 2016
Location: all over campus
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

“CareerCon (formerly JanLab or January Career Laboratory) is a casual and informative program through which students explore options for life after Brown by learning from and networking with alumni.” Check out the full schedule here for more information.

If you have an event that you would like to be featured in What to Do This Week, please email blog@browndailyherald.com by Sunday evenings with a short description of the event! 

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