The American Band and The Southern New England Honor Band perform at URI

On Saturday evening at the URI Fine Arts Center, The URI Department of Music presented The American Band of Providence, RI and the 2015 Southern New England Honor Band with guest conductor Paul Cummings. Paul...

URI Music Department Presents a Music Collage Concert

Unlike a usual ensemble concert, the music department prepared a collage concert, including performances from both ensembles and soloists at the Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Center last Friday night. As a whole, the...

Mat Franco makes homecoming at Edwards Auditorium

Magician Mat Franco made his return to the University of Rhode Island at a sold-out event at Edwards Auditorium on Friday night. It was Franco’s first show in Rhode Island since he won season nine...

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...

Gibbs picks: the best music of 2014

These aren’t necessarily my top four favorite albums of the year, although all of them would certainly place in my Top 10. Instead, these are records that I consider to be excellent but haven’t...

Ram’s Den hosts murder mystery dinner

Seasonal suspense came to the Ram’s Den on Tuesday night courtesy of the Chester Hadlyme Mystery Party and their comedic who-done-it, “Never Trust an Elf”. The event was presented by the Memorial Union Board and...

TV on the Radio return with new album, “Seeds”

Indie music seems to be growing in popularity more each day. One of the genre’s veteran acts, TV on the Radio, released its fifth studio album, “Seeds” late last month. The 12-track album is full...

Movie Review: “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One”

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One” is the beginning of the end to the Hunger Games series and starts off where “Catching Fire” left off. Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) almost taking her own life...

Q&A with W. Kamau Bell

W. Kamau Bell is best known for his political stand-up and his television program “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell,” which ran on FX from 2012 to 2013. He will be performing at Fete...

Review: ‘Avenue Q’ brings unique brand of humor to URI

I remember when I was a boy of 11, my parents were in a cabaret and they performed songs from numerous musicals to varying degrees of success. It was around this time they introduced...

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