Student designers showcase fashion at Spring Splash

As spring starts to roll around the corner, so does the annual “Spring Splash Fashion Show.” The Textiles, Merchandising and Design Department put this show together every year with this year’s theme being, “Colorful...

Local Band Spotlight: Wax On

A four-piece reggae-punk band from North Reading, Massachusetts, Wax On, plans to release a new album this fall. Members of the band include Dan Cady on guitar and vocals, Luke Pelletier on guitar, Mike...

Iggy Azalea got “Fancy” at Ryan Center last weekend

It seems like everyone has a different opinion on provocative Australian hip-hop star Iggy Azalea. Some think she brings a unique voice to the genre, while others doubt her authenticity. However, at the Ryan Center...

Coming Close to Playing Their Final Notes

Tyler Tashdjian performs during his clarinet recital, totalling four sets in all. Photo by Anna Meassick. Music majors performed in their senior recitals last weekend

Exploring Environmental Issues Through Art

Becky Gumbrewicz has a passion for the environment and is working with artists to exhibit artwork that addresses environmental stressors. Photo courtesy of Becky Gumbrewicz. A University of Rhode...

‘Jazz Trio with DJ energy’ set to perform in Providence

Too Many Zooz will be performing on April 18 in Providence. | Photo courtesy of Too Many Zooz. “Too Many Zooz,” a New York City based band, who...

URI’s Chamber Ensemble holds annual show

  The University of Rhode Island's Department of Music held a concert for its Chamber Ensembles on Sunday, Nov. 22. The ensembles included the Brass Quintet, the Lower Brass Ensemble, the Flute Choir and the...

URI alumna Filmmaker makes waves at summer festivals

When President Lyndon B. Johnson issued an executive order on Aug. 26, 1965, excluding marriage as a draft deferment for any date there afterwards, hundreds of young, desperate couples from the South West flocked...

Jazz DJ honors past musicians

  University of Rhode Island alumnus Bill Melone shares his love for jazz music as the Jazz Director and DJ for the URI’s radio station, WRIU 90.3 FM. Melone, who currently resides in Warwick, attended URI...

Curtain Goes Up On ‘A Little Night Music’ Next Week

This spring’s romantic comedy, a Stephen Sondheim classic, “A Little Night Music” will be the first musical since 2012 to be performed in the Fine Arts Center.

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