October 16-October 22: Nick Cave, RISD Museum, and Dog Film Fest!

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series WTDTW

Monday, October 16th: 

Event: Brown Lecture Board Presents Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Location: Salomon DECI

Time: 7 p.m.

Hear social activist and NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar address Brown students in the Lecture Board’s first event of the year.


Event: Just Like Us free staged reading

Location: Trinity Repertory Company, 201 Washington St.

Time: 7 p.m.

Hear a reading of a play that, in examining the real story of a DREAMers, reveals implications of the repeal of DACA. The show is free and open to the public.


Event: PW Presents: Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce

Location: 7 Young Orchard (T.F. Green)

Time: 8 p.m.

Come to the last night of a show that explores “the mayhem, magic, and mystery” of the weird, written by By Sarah Ruhl ’97, MFA ’01 and directed by Shade Au ’19. Tickets available one hour prior to the show at the PW box office.


Tuesday, October 17th: 

Event: Democracy In Chains: A Conversation with Nancy MacLean

Location: Rhode Island Jobs with Justice, 3 Bell St.

Time: 7 p.m.

Join Brown’s History Department and RI Jobs with Justice for an examination of billionaire-funded politics.


Wednesday, October 18th: 

Event: A Fireside Chat: Why Nations Jail

Location: Metcalf Research Building

Time: 7 p.m.

The first Fireside Chat of the semester will examine why some nations have significantly higher incarceration rates than others.



Event: Nick Cave: In Conversation

Location: Granoff Center

Time: 5:30 p.m.

The Brown Arts Initiative brings Nick Cave (“artist, educator, and dancer”), along with by Denise Markonish, curator from MASS MoCA, to Brown for the new Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series.


Thursday, October 19th: 

Event: Third Thursday at the RISD Museum

Location: RISD Museum

Time: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

A free night at the RISD museum! You can “watch demos, experiment with art-making materials, hear from students about their work, and learn to look at art and design in a new way.” Bolt Coffee will also be open late.


Friday, October 20th: 

Event: Brown University Orchestra Concert

Location: Sayles Hall

Time: 8 p.m.

Start the weekend with Brahms!


Saturday, October 21st: 

Event: AMOR Lobster Fest

Location: 99 Morris Ave

Time: 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 5 p.m. (three rounds of food)

Support the Alliance to Mobilize and Organize the Resistance with food (lobster, corn, pie, and other goodies) and music!


Event: Head of the Charles Regatta

Location: Cambridge, Mass

Time: 7:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Feel like you’re REALLY in New England this weekend and make the trek up to Cambridge for the 53rd annual Head of the Charles.

Sunday, October 22nd: 

Event: The New York Dog Film Festival

Location: Cable Car Cinema & Cafe

Time: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Enjoy canine-themed films to support local animal welfare groups!



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