Review: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ is soccer mom erotica, not much else

I’d like to start off by saying that I’m a huge fan of reading the book before seeing the movie. Not with “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James however. “Soccer mom erotica” as...

The 2015 Oscars: The Academy’s Call for Change

Controversy surrounded the 2015 Academy Awards when the film “Selma” was left out of a number of big awards, primarily actor in a leading role and directing, despite the films high critical acclaim. LATimes.com...

Netflix: binge-dating made easy

It's a Friday night and you have a long list of names that you have romantic interests in. Sure, you could take them out to dinner at Rhody Joes. Maybe if you want to...

URI Theatre Preview: All My Sons

The University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center Feb. 19 through March 1, will present Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons,” by the URI Theatre Department . Miller, one of America’s greatest playwrights sets “All My...

Kimberly Manjuck coastal Photos

Anyone can take out their iPhone and snap a picture of anything. Today, everyone on Instagram and other social networks can coin themselves as a  photographer. There is, however, a significant difference between those...

Interview with Sidecar

In 2012, high school friends Matt Santagata and Nate Lukas collaborated at the Chariho High School’s “Battle of the Bands 2012”. This collaboration stemmed from an earlier concert that another musician, Tyler helped make...

URI Alumni Mat Franco’s Magical Ride to Success

“The tricks don’t really matter, you just got to be able to connect with people, “  Mat Franco, winner of “America’s Got Talent” season nine and University of Rhode Island 2010 alum, told The...

Concert Review: Kongos

Kongos, an alternative rock band from South Africa, headlined a show last Friday night at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel in Providence, as part of their “Lunatic Tour 2015”. The band consists of four brothers- Jesse, Johnny,...

Cranks release new album

University of Rhode Island’s Connor Gowland, member of The Cranks, has a new album set to release Saturday, Feb. 28. Connor Gowland (drums), with his twin sister Haley Gowland (vocals/guitar) and Alex Markoski (bass...

Jack Leonard, URI’s Social Media King

You may have seen the name “Jack Leonard” on one of the many social media accounts that attracts hundreds of thousands of followers. Or maybe, Leonard is the kid who sits next to you...

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