Providence, RI…The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) showcases its spring 2018 season of programming, featuring influential musicians, poets, artists, and filmmakers and a symposium on the arts and environment in the polar regions. Unless indicated, all programs are free and open to the public. Prominent participants for the upcoming season include:
Providence, RI…For the 2017‒18 academic year, Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University welcomes choreographer and writer Ralph Lemon, musician Sebastian Ruth, and poet Anne Waldman as Professors of the Practice. Established by the BAI in September 2016, and made possible by endowed gifts, Professor of the Practice (PoP) positions bring distinguished artists of all genres and other arts practitioners and professionals to the University to further enrich the Brown experience.
Brown University assistant professor of music Eric Nathan blogs about his early fall residency at Yellow Barn, an international center for chamber music in Putney, VT. While in residence, Nathan and his artistic collaborators further developed and recorded his new composition, Some Favored Nook, inspired by the writings of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Nathan received a Research and Development grant from the Brown Arts Initiative in support of this work.
Providence, RI...The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) today announced highlights of its much-anticipated 2017‒18 season of programming, featuring influential musicians, poets, artists and filmmakers. In addition, on October 11, the BAI will present a conversation about the world-premiere of a multi-media performance piece by artist Kelly Nipper co-commissioned by the BAI and New York-based Performa and developed at Brown with students. Prominent artists and presenters for the upcoming season include: