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....

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...

‘Game Over, Man!’ review & interview, a ridiculously raunchy ride

“Game Over, Man!” is exactly the kind of action-comedy you’d expect to get when you let the stars and creators of “Workaholics” free from the restrictions of basic cable censors. It’s basically a knock...

Silent dancing through the night

Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Students are looking forward to a new experience that Silent Party will bring to them. A growing nightlife trend, a silent party is an event where there is music but not...

Living Out Loud: Women’s issues, women’s views

Photo courtesy of OUT LOUD Theatre By Theresa Brown and Veronica Sloane On Mar. 15, the OUT LOUD Theater, a group led by University of Rhode Island alumna, Kira Hawkridge, showcased photos and performances from their...

Deflategate documentary screens at Columbus

Americans tune in religiously for Sunday Night Football 17 weeks of the year, but one game on Jan. 18, 2015, between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts sparked a scandal that led to...

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