What to do this week: February 1-7

Monday, February 1

Event: Brown Dems x BPR Present: Iowa Caucus Viewing Party (with Snacks!)
Location: Wilson 102
Time: 9:30 PM- 11:30 PM

Interested in learning more about the confusing caucus system? Want to be surrounded by politically-minded individuals? The Brown Dems and Brown Political Review will be co-hosting an Iowa Caucus results viewing party! Come for the political fun, stay for the snacks.

Tuesday, February 2 (Groundhog Day)

Event: Upspace Oddity, or Bowie Week
Location: PW
Time: 8:30 PM

Beginning on Tuesday night, join PW in celebrating Bowie. You can make a Bowie-inspired collage while listening to Blackstar and other releases. For the complete list of activities each night this week, click here.

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Event: BUFF + MES Present: A Separation
Location: Joukowsky Institute
Time: 7 PM

BUFF has partnered with the Middle Eastern Studies Department for the continuation of the popular Middle Eastern Film Series from last year. On Tuesday, they will present the Oscar winning film, A Separation.

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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: November 9 – 15

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Monday, November 9

Event: Where Can I Pee? Trans Week Scavenger Hunt
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Sign up at the LGTBQ Center in Faunce

Locate all the gender inclusive bathrooms on campus for the chance to win some wonderful prizes. Plus, everyone who participates will get a t-shirt! This scavenger hunt kicks off Trans Week, which will have daily events until Friday.

Tuesday, November 10

Event: University Response in Moments of Crisis
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Leung Gallery

In the past few years alone, Brown has experienced major moments that have reshaped the campus and community’s culture. If you’ve ever wondered what the decision process is, or have wanted to effect the process, of responding to these events come to this discussion wherein, “participants [will be] split into roundtable groups to think through action items regarding response mechanisms.”

Thursday, November 12

Event: BUFF Presents: Good Morning Vietnam 
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Location: Smitty B 106

In honor of Veterans Day, BUFF will host a free screening of Good Morning Vietnam, one of Robin William’s most revered movies.

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