January 29-February 4: Shopping period

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Monday, January 29

Event: Tink Knit at Chipotle!

Location: Chipotle on Thayer

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

“Tink Knit will be hosting a fundraiser night at Chipotle on Monday! Please come and invite all your friends! Just tell the cashier you’re there for Tink Knit, and we’ll receive 50% of the proceeds! All of those proceeds will go back to supporting our mothers!

Tink Knit is a student-run nonprofit that seeks to empower single mothers in Rhode Island by giving them an opportunity to make a supplementary income at home through knitting. All of our products are hand-made by single mothers in need, and all proceeds directly support these mothers!”

Tuesday, January 30

Event: RI Fight for $15 and Fair Pay Bill Introduction and Kickoff

Location: Rhode Island State House

Time: 3:00 p.m.

“Hardworking Rhode Islanders need to earn enough to pay rent, put food on the table and provide the stability and security that a family needs to thrive. But many are stuck in poverty because of low wages and unfair hiring and compensation practices, especially women and people of color. It’s not right.

Join the fight for fair wages for all Rhode Islanders as we kickoff two bills aimed at gradually increasing the minimum wage to $15 & closing the wage gap.”

Event: Donuts and Dems!

Location: 85 Waterman, Room 015

Time: 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.

“What’s better than a great alliteration? Actually enjoying these delicious donuts while talking to your fellow Dems! Come kick off the semester with the first GB of the spring and discuss what the upcoming semester will look like. Feel free to stop by 85 Waterman 015 for as long as you can! We look forward to seeing old and new faces.”

Wednesday, January 31




Event: 2018 Midyear Activities Fair

Location: Alumnae Hall

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Midyear Activities Fair is a great opportunity for first year and new transfer, visiting and RUE students to see what extracurricular opportunities are available at Brown! Over 250 student groups will be represented.

Event: Resume Writing Workshop

Location: CareerLAB

Time: 8:00 p.m.

“You know you need a resume and want it to be as strong as possible. Come get advice on content, phrasing and formatting. Led by Peer Career Advisors, this interactive workshop will get you started on a powerful resume right away. So bring your computer and questions and we’ll do the rest!”

RSVP here.

Thursday, February 1

Event: 2018 Women of The World Poetry Slam Qualifier

Location: AS220 (115 Empire St.)

Time: 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

“Join us at Providence Poetry Slam for our annual Woman of The World Poetry Slam Qualifier! For this show, Providence’s best feminine-identified writers will compete to represent ProvSlam at the 2018 Women of The World poetry slam national festival happening this year in Dallas, TX. This is a special, curated event, so there will be no open slam or open mic. Join us on our snow-date, February 1st, for one of the most magical nights of the year! Come celebrate the genius of our community!”

Price: $6

Event: First Annual Hillel Formal

Location: Hope Events on Main

Time: 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

“Brown RISD Hillel cordially invites you to their first annual formal! Head to Hope on Main for a night full of dancing, food, and fun.”

Dress is cocktail attire. Light refreshments and dessert will be served, and a cash bar will also be available. All ages are welcome to party, with
21+ welcome to drink.

For more information about ticket sales, click on the event.

Also… if you’re feeling bold, let Hillel know if there’s someone you want them to invite for you! Don’t worry, it’s anonymous! Fill out this form.

Friday, February 2



Event: Jamila Woods Concert

Location: Sayles Hall

Time: 6:00 p.m.

“The Black Student Union and Black Heritage Series are pleased to announce Brown University’s first ever Black History Month Concert. For the concert, Jamila Woods will be performing to kick off a month of celebration, joy, and creativity. After the performance, she will also do a Q&A session. This will be a free event and is open to everyone on campus.

A frequent guest vocalist in the hip-hop, jazz and soul world with the likes of Chance The Rapper, Macklemore, and Noname, Jamila Woods has emerged as a powerful, once-in-a-generation soul and R&B singer-songwriter and poet with her debut solo album HEAVN, which draws from influences as varied as Lucille Clifton’s poetry to the infectious late ‘80s post-punk of The Cure. Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, her music is the best representation of Jamila herself: strong in her roots, confident in her ideas, and attuned to the people, places, and things shaping her world. Please join us for an evening of beautiful music and celebrating Blackness.”

Click on the event to get more information and read the ticket policy.




Event: IMPULSE presents f@#! your resolutions!

Location: Tantric Lounge (1070 N Main St.)

Time: 10:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.

“NEW YEAR SAME THOT. Come dance with Impulse dance company at Tantric Lounge, and remember to leave your resolutions at the door!”

State IDs or passports are required. This event is for Brown/RISD students and their guests, so attendees should bring school IDs as well. 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink. Tickets are $7 presale or $10 at the door. Presale tickets will be sold from Wednesday through Thursday in the Blue Room.

Saturday, February 3

Event: The Black Appreciation Dinner

Location: Sayles Hall

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

“The League of United Black Women and the Brotherhood proudly present the Third Annual Black Appreciation Dinner, which will take place on February 3rd. The event will be a community celebration of joy and excellence in our black community at Brown. This year’s theme is Black Hollywood, so come dressed to impress in your most fabulous LEWKS. There will be student performances, a video celebrating our seniors, and a fabulous speech from our very own, Professor Andre Willis. We will also be serving a catered dinner from some of our favorite restaurants. This will definitely be a night to remember, so we hope to see y’all there!”

Hosted by: Ezemdi Akalonu ‘20 and Abrielle Moore ‘20

Attire: Semi-Formal

Event: SotG Presents: 24 Hour Play Festival!

Location: Production Workshop Upspace (7 Young Orchard Ave.)

Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

“For your viewing pleasure, SotG is proud to present the fourth bi-annual, oh-so incredible, magic-filled fantastical, sleep- deprived genius works of the Brown community.

In 24 hours, a group of talented writers wrote plays inspired by the Bard, and teams of actors and directors brought them to life. Insanity! How did they ever conquer such a feat in so little time? The only way to find out is to come and see!”

Get there an hour early to secure a free ticket!

Event: BOP Winter Arias Concert

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Time: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

“Celebrate the new semester and the new year with BOP! Our winter arias concert is coming right up, so join us for a fun and relaxed evening of song performed by students and other members of the Brown community. Free and open to the public!”

Sunday, February 4 




Event:  Introduction to Etching

Location: AS220 Community Printshop (115 Empire St.)

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

“Learn basic mark-making skills as well as etching press operation. Participants will use traditional etching grounds and resists to etch copper plates in a ferric chloride solution. Also we will teach you ink mixing and application, plate preparation, wiping, paper tearing, and registration. This is an introductory class appropriate for students of all backgrounds and experiences!

Students specific interests will guide the demonstrations, and there will be time for each participant to work on a single project.”


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