This day in music history: Dark side of the Moon

Photo courtesy of Rock.com| In July of 1988, while the popular music scene is ruled by solo popstars like Michael Jackson, glam metal bands like Def Leppard, and rap groups like N.W.A. and A Tribe...

Local Band Spotlight: Wax On

A four-piece reggae-punk band from North Reading, Massachusetts, Wax On, plans to release a new album this fall. Members of the band include Dan Cady on guitar and vocals, Luke Pelletier on guitar, Mike...

‘Women and War’ review

Photo by Greg Clark | “Women and War” was performed in the round to allow a deeper connection to the audience, creating an emotional rollercoaster. Going from having an audience uncontrollably laughing to having...

Student designers showcase fashion at Spring Splash

As spring starts to roll around the corner, so does the annual “Spring Splash Fashion Show.” The Textiles, Merchandising and Design Department put this show together every year with this year’s theme being, “Colorful...

26th Annual ASA Culture Show

Photo courtesy of the URI Asian Students Association The University of Rhode Island Asian Students Association will host their 26th Annual ASA Culture Show on April 26 in Edwards Auditorium from 7:30 p.m. to 10...

Deadly floods push peace corps out of Peru

Last month Peru was struck with heavy rains, leading to disastrous flooding, as a result of an abnormal El Niño, the warming of surface sea temperatures in the Pacific. An El Niño is associated...

From the dance floor to the big screen

Ballroom dancing club gets cast in ‘Anastasia: Once Upon a Time’ Photo by Joseph Lachance | Students of the URI Ballroom Dance Club practice during rehearsal. During last year’s spring break, the University of Rhode Island’s...

‘Time Stands Still’ this November

Photos courtesy of Catia Ramos. The student-directed production, “Time Stands Still,” will open in J-Studio of the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center on Nov. 2. “Time Stands Still” by Donald Margulies tells the story...

Netflix aims for 700 original series, movies in 2018

As if they weren’t already sucking up everyone’s free time or dominating competing streaming services, this past Tuesday Netflix announced a major boost of “original” content coming in 2018. Media mogul and Netflix CFO,...

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...

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