RKO Army details “Rocky Horror” performance

This Friday will mark the third straight year the RKO Army will be performing “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the University of Rhode Island on Halloween. Overall, this will be the ninth time the Rhode...

Music department holds Guitar Night

Student guitarists performed classical compositions at the Music Department’s Guitar Night on Sunday. Guitar Night is an annual event for the University of Rhode Island’s Guitar Ensembles, a group of advanced student guitar players who...

Guitarist Claude Bourbon plays coffeehouse concert

Internationally renowned classical guitarist Claude Bourbon headlined a free concert at the 193 Degrees Coffeehouse last night. The coffeehouse collaborated with the Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies and Strike A Chord to host the...

Concert Review: Chance the Rapper, Sweater Beats and Young & Sick

The Verge Campus Tour, headlined by hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper, made a stop at the Thomas M. Ryan Center on Sunday night. In addition to Chance, the show also featured performances by indie group...

“The Buried Life” brothers talk bucket lists

Brothers Jonnie and Duncan Penn from the former MTV program “The Buried Life” discussed their past experiences and current projects at a campus event this weekend. Jonnie and Duncan Penn spoke at Edwards Auditorium on...

Professor art exhibit details effects of Partition of India

A University of Rhode Island professor, whose sabbatical exhibition is currently on display at the Fine Arts Center gallery, spoke about her work at a lecture on Tuesday afternoon. Annu Palakunnathu Matthew discussed “Open Wound,”...

WRIU celebrates 75 years on university air

The University of Rhode Island’s student radio station, WRIU, is turning 75 this year. WRIU was founded by students in 1939, when URI was still called Rhode Island State College. The station was originally called...

Q&A with Nick Van Hofwegen of Young & Sick

On Sunday night, Chance the Rapper will be headlining the Verge Campus Tour at the Thomas M. Ryan Center.  The tour also includes electronic musician Sweater Beats and the indie pop quartet Young &...

Journalism professor’s film makes television debut

A short film by a University of Rhode Island professor made its local television debut late last month. “The Good Radical,” directed by associate professor of journalism Kendall Moore, aired on Rhode Island PBS on...

Theater review: “Seminar”

URI Theatre began its 2014-15 season last week with the first of two production runs of the Broadway play “Seminar.” The play takes place in Manhattan, where a quartet of younger writers have pooled together...

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