Kayla Laguerre-Lewis

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Photo contributed by: Kayla Laguerre-Lewis | Entertainment Editor Emerita When I moved on from the position of entertainment editor at the end of last semester, the editors I had started with were all publishing their own goodbye columns. I decided to hold off until the very last minute, which is...
URI Theatre performs Rocky Horror for spring show The final production for the URI Theatre Department this year is “The Rocky Horror Show,” a cult classic musical. PHOTO CREDIT: Nation World News The joy of musical theatre has returned to the University of Rhode Island campus with the URI theatre department’s...
Reviewing the 1982 Musical adaptation of “The Color Purple” which features lyrics straight out of the book, expect to see a film adaptation in 2023. PHOTO CREDIT: Tampa Bay Times Forty years ago in 1982, Alice Walker’s novel “The Color Purple” was released, and three years later, it would be...
A walk down memory lane through Mary-Kate and Ashley’s final film. PHOTO CREDIT: Prime Video Growing up, like many 2000s babies, I was a regular watcher of all things Disney Channel, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. Yet, I had an affinity for older DVD box sets and, to this day, “Full...
While “The Help” has faced controversy since its release, it is still a movie worth watching. PHOTO CREDIT:  IMDB Following Jessica Chastain’s recent Academy Award win, there were a lot of references made to the film that got her her first nomination, 2011’s “The Help” based on the 2009 novel...
Dominic Fike and Shaun White are anticipated to visit the Ryan Center stage in the coming weeks, the first big SEC events in nearly two years. PHOTO CREDIT: Student Entertainment Committee As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and relaxed on the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston campus, the Student Entertainment Committee...
Will Smith may have stolen the 94th Academy Awards, but there were many other notable events at this year’s ceremony. PHOTO CREDIT: NewsWeek The Academy made some big swings in changing up this year’s award ceremony to combat low viewership and managed to put on a memorable show, just not...
 Jessica Chastin wins long-awaited award for Best Actress. PHOTO CREDIT: CNN The third time’s a charm!  After two losses and 10 years after her first nomination, Jessica Chastain took home Best Actress at the 94th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 27. Going into the ceremony, Chastain had the strength of a Screen...
“King Richard” highlights Aunjaune Ellis’s talent alongside a talented cast. PHOTO CREDIT: Shondaland Dear Aunjanue Ellis, With Ariana DeBose (“West Side Story”) sweeping the Best Supporting Actress category and the clear frontrunner for Sunday’s Academy Awards, I want to take a moment to praise one of my favorite performances of the...
 “Life After Tomorrow” shows the dark side of the beloved film “Annie.” PHOTO CREDIT: TV Guide “Life After Tomorrow” (2006) is a wild, hilarious, heartbreaking and thoroughly entertaining documentary that I will never get tired of. Julie Stevens was one of the many who appeared as an orphan both on Broadway...
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