Music, language concepts influence jazz

This past September, Vilde Aaslid, assistant professor of music history, was invited to speak at the Guelph Jazz Festival and Colloquium in Guelph, Canada. She was asked to speak at the event because her work...

Cello teacher performs at music festival

Photo courtesy of Seth Jacobsen Musical artist and cello professor in the University of Rhode Island’s music department Theodore Mook performed at the Star Island Chamber Music Conference and the Kingston Chamber Music Festival. The...

Column: Movie magic is alive and well with remakes…sometimes

To be honest, the recent trend of remaking older animated films seems to me like a money-making scheme more than anything else. “Star Wars” has a million new movies, most of which are honestly...

Expanding cultural horizons with movies

The University of Rhode Island Foreign Film Society is a new club on campus that professor Rob Cohen has partnered with students to create. The club held their first event on Nov. 1, which...

This club will have you ROTFL

Photo by Joseph Lachance | Chris Alves gives a stand-up performance at the Comedy Show Tuesday night. On Nov. 6, the Comedy Club hosted a Stand-Up Open Mic Night at Hillel where students were able...

Getting the camera rolling again

University of Rhode Island student filmmakers now have a place to pool their resources together and network once again due to the revival of Film Collab. Film Collab was revived by Sunny Davis, senior...

‘Rocky Horror’ takes virginity of first-time attendees

Photo by Joseph Lachance | The RKO Army performs to “Thriller” during pre-show. The RKO Army Performance Troupe put on a live performance of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in Edwards Auditorium at the University...

URI music department holds jazz big band concert

Photo by Greg Clark | URI’s Jazz Big Band held their first concert of the year with a focus on Latin Jazz. On Oct. 26, the University of Rhode Island’s music department held their first...

‘The Hate U Give’ addresses racial issues in America

When the film “The Hate U Give” was wide-released in theaters on Oct. 9, I eagerly rushed to go see the adaptation of one of my favorite books, crossing my fingers that it would...

‘A Star is Born’ tackles heartbreaking topics with a hint of romance

Bradley Cooper was able to showcase not only his acting skills but his directing skills in the new movie, “A Star is Born.” With Cooper’s multiple talents and Lady Gaga’s amazing singing and acting,...

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