Hardwell performs for colorfully energetic crowds

Another spectacular performance was held at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center last Thursday night. With the floor seats sold out and kids packed on the balcony, DJ Hardwell was ready to put on a show. Dyro and...

Evan Peters talks dark roles, superheroes with URI community

Yesterday, actor Evan Peters made his way to the Edwards Auditorium at the University of Rhode Island for an evening event. The 27-year-old actor is most famous for his appearances on the Disney Channel’s...

Cleverness weakens scares in ‘Oculus’ horror film

Supernatural horror films have experienced a prolific resurgence recently with such popular titles as “Paranormal Activity,” “Sinister” and “Insidious.” As with any category of film there comes a set of clichés that defines it, so it’s...

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...

URI Theatre Company opens play ‘Chicago’

Last weekend, the University of Rhode Island Theatre Department presented their performance of  John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse’s play “Chicago,” as directed by Paula McGlasson. In prohibition-era Chicago, housewife Roxie Hart (Anya Fox) gets arrested by the police after...

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