9-year-old-star takes URI stage

Promotional photo courtesy of the URI Theatre Department, taken by Randy Osga At just 9-years-old Kate Rocchio will be starring in the role of Jane Banks in the University of Rhode Island Theater Department’s upcoming...

Khalid dazzles URI students

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| Students flocked to Khalid’s concert to hear his hit songs including “Young, Dumb and Broke.” On Wednesday April 11, Khalid captured the attention of thousands of students when he performed...

‘All is fair in love, war and battleship’

Students of all ages, majors and buoyancy met in the Tootell Aquatic Center to participate in the annual battleship tournament hosted by campus recreation last Wednesday, Sept. 20. The air was filled with excitement...

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Concert Review

The energy at Toad’s Place in New Haven, Connecticut was palpable last Thursday as Pigeons Playing Ping Pong took to the stage. The band is notorious for their long, high energy, exciting sets. Pigeons...

Documentary starts difficult conversations

Photo by Kayla Michaud | Director Kendall Moore discusses the choices she made in composing the film. The documentary “Can We Talk?” sheds light on the difficulty of having conversations with underrepresented people of color...

A wicked time with ‘Wicked Workout’

“Wicked Workout,” the latest endeavor from University of Rhode Island student filmmaker Chris Anderson ‘18, leads him away from short films and into the world of episodic television. Anderson says he just finished the...

Upcoming annual URI guitar festival

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Students with and without guitar skills are welcome to come.  The University of Rhode Island, along with the Pump House Music Works, will be hosting this year’s Guitar Festival consisting...

Movie Review: ‘A Quiet Place,’ a character driven creature feature

If you’re a fan of thrillers that keep you white-knuckling the cup-holders of your seat, or the hand of whoever is next to you, Director John Krasinski has the perfect flick for you. I...

Movie Review: ‘Isle of Dogs’

Nearly a decade after stunning audiences with his first stop-motion adventure, writer and director Wes Anderson returns to the intricate form with “Isle of Dogs.” Filled with his signature humor and witty dialogue, the...

‘Time Stands Still’ takes audience on an emotional rollercoaster

Photo by Greg Clark | Valerie Ferris and Matthew Oxley portrayed Sarah and James in the emotional play. Audiences enjoyed free admission to the student-run production of “Time Stands Still” from Nov. 2 to Nov....

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