Alumni and community members celebrated the newly transformed home of Africana Studies and Rites and Reason Theatre as part of a weekend of lectures and events focused on the Black experience at Brown.
Packed with building tours, family activities, a ribbon-cutting and the center’s inaugural public performance, the weekend offers countless opportunities for community members to celebrate the arts at Brown.
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“Open again a turn of light,” written by Brown faculty members Eric Nathan and Sawako Nakayasu, will premiere on Saturday, Oct. 21, part of the inaugural public performance at The Lindemann Performing Arts Center.
Student, faculty and community artists, violinist Itzhak Perlman and countless other creators will take part in a day of performances, discussion and tours to celebrate the opening of the unique performing arts center in Providence.
University leaders hosted a special celebration to recognize key project partners, skilled craft workers who dedicated hundreds of thousands of hours to the planning, design and construction of the state-of-the-art venue.