Music student spotlight: Michael Genese

A University of Rhode Island student has plans to share his love of music with the world through writing and singing music. Michael Genese, a senior music education and vocal performance double major, began singing...

Comedians test “the line” at URI

The University of Rhode Island Honors Program held its third colloquium of the year Tuesday evening, followed by the comedy performance "You've Crossed the Line." The colloquium was given by Teja Arboleda, M.Ed., who...

Local band spotlight: Sidecar

Sidecar, a pop-folk duo from Richmond, Rhode Island, has some big changes in store for the acoustic act’s future. The duo features Nate Lukas and Matt Santagata, juniors at the University of Rhode Island....

World famous Indian performer brings a new sound to URI

World-famous singer from Mumbai, Dhanashree Pandit-Rai, merged jazz and Indian music together for a performance at the University of Rhode Island this past Sunday. Pandit-Rai, along with New York-based jazz pianist Richard Bennett and his...

Club for new and experienced photographers

The Photography club, a recognized organization at The University of Rhode Island, includes photographers of all styles and skill levels. This is only the club's second year at the university, but they have worked hard...

Film festival showcased at URI Providence campus

The Providence Latin American Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals in New England,  spiced up the city this past weekend. Panel discussions, workshops and exhibitions were held along with music that took place...

URI Theatre returns with ‘In The Next Room’

URI Theatre’s 2015-2016 season officially kicks off on Oct. 15 with a show that is sure to draw plenty of attention just based on its unusual name. The Tony-nominated show entitled “In The Next...

African Royalty Showcased at URI

The Africana Studies department unveiled their cultural exhibit for the semester on Monday, titled "The Kings and Queens of Africa." On the ground floor of Lippitt Hall, the display features 29 framed poster reproductions of...

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...

Alumna starts pop-up market for artists

The Field of Artisans is a pop-up market for all types of creativity to provide artists with the opportunity to sell their work, gain exposure and network on a consistent basis. Katrina Meehan, the founder...

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