URI Theatre continues season with ‘columbinus’

  The University of Rhode Island Theatre Department will be putting on its first show of 2016, starting this weekend with “columbinus,” written by Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli and directed by URI’s Joe Short....

Zedd brings his true colors to URI’s Ryan Center

  Zedd, the Russian-German music producer and DJ, performed at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center this past Tuesday as a part of his True Colors tour. “The minute Zedd came on I could feel...

Blacklist: Red returns to TV

The month of October is filled with the return of many of our favorite shows, including “The Blacklist,” starring James Spader on NBC. “The Blacklist,” produced by Anthony Sparks, tells the story of the...

Preview: New Politics to rock Ryan Center

The band New Politics is coming to the University of Rhode Island’s Thomas M. Ryan Center, Thursday, April 23 for this year’s Spring Fest. New Politics is a Danish alternative rock group from Copenhagen...

Filmmaker spotlight: Shawn Antoine II

  Shawn Antoine II, a documentary filmmaker with a strong passion for change, has been making films for less than a year and has already been recognized with the “Student Innovation Award” from the Africana...

Running down a dream: Remembering Tom Petty

The rock and roll world received a crushing blow this past week when news broke on Monday, Oct. 2, that rock legend Tom Petty had passed away. Reportedly, the musician was found unconscious in...

Band spotlight: Laika

Laika, a new band from Rhode Island, is ready to share their unique sound with eventful shows. Guitarist Jeremy LeClair first met drummer Alec Smith in high school and often practiced informally together. The two...

Film Review: The Founder

I was infatuated with the concept of John Lee Hancock’s “The Founder”, the story of Ray Kroc and the beginnings of McDonald’s, since it was first announced in 2015. This is partly because I’m...

Film celebrates life of famous lighthouse keeper

This past Thursday in the Agnes G. Doody Auditorium in Swan Hall, the first official screening of an upcoming documentary, “Ida Lewis: Keeper of the Light” was held. The film is a biography detailing the life of...

Film festival showcased at URI Providence campus

The Providence Latin American Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals in New England,  spiced up the city this past weekend. Panel discussions, workshops and exhibitions were held along with music that took place...

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