Students ‘express themselves’ at open mic night

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| After the event students gathered for a quick photo The University of Rhode Island’s Women’s Center spread awareness about Gender Empowerment Week by hosting an “express yourself” open mic night...

RI Black Film Festival

A one of a kind event is coming to Providence this weekend, as the Rhode Island Black Film Festival is set to take place starting this Saturday April 14 and going through the 16th. This...

Khalid comes to campus

Photo courtesy of the URI Student Entertainment Committee  Lil Wayne, Post Malone, Fetty Wap, Kendrick Lamar and many more have graced the Ryan Center stage for the annual spring concert. This year's spring concert is...

Robbie’s Reel: ‘Ready Player One’

Back when Steven Spielberg, arguably the most famous and noteworthy filmmaker in history, announced that his next project would be an adaptation of Ernest Cline’s bestselling young adult novel “Ready Player One,” I was...

Behind the music with Lila Kane

An interview with URI Theatre Department's musical director The University of Rhode Island’s Theatre Department is putting on a classic musical fit for all ages, “Mary Poppins.” I had the privilege of meeting with the...

Set Design of Mary Poppins in the works

From backgrounds to lighting and everything in between, set designer Cheryl de Wardener has been working since mid-December to bring the set of “Mary Poppins” to life. “I design all of the scenery, that includes...

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...

Alex Nahas bring Bright Brown sound to 193

Photo by Autumn Walter |CIGAR| On March 26, the 193 Coffee House in the University of Rhode Island’s Memorial Union welcomed the unique instrumental, vocal talents and compositions of Brooklyn-based independent musician Alex Nahas, which...

Piano Extravaganza

This last weekend the Piano Extravaganza event, featuring different University of Rhode Island and “some of the best pianists in the Northeast,” took over the Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Center. This event...

Russian filmmaker brings film to campus

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Galina Evtushenko came to URI to present her film. The University of Rhode Island welcomed Russian filmmaker, Galina Evtushenko, to screen her film “Woe to Wit” on Monday, March 26....

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