Arts & Culture

Trinity Repertory Company’s production of Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” opened Feb. 26. The production runs until Mar. 29 and features a cast assembled irrespective of the performers’ ages and races.

Trinity Rep takes risk with Tennessee Williams classic

March 20, 2015 0 comments

Profound probes into human memory and dysfunctional family relationships have lodged “The Glass Menagerie” in many hearts since its 1944 premiere.

The film, which stars and is written and produced by Flight of the Conchords members Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement, finds humor in the daily struggles of three vampires living in modern-day Wellington, New Zealand.

Mockumentary humanizes vampire daily life

March 18, 2015 0 comments

The “mockumentary” finds humor in life’s mundane activities. The audience will laugh at the quotidian events and at the unique struggles of vampires

Yeasayer completes Spring Weekend lineup

Yeasayer completes Spring Weekend lineup

March 18, 2015 0 comments

Yeasayer is part of a growing group of contemporary musicians who blur the lines between music genres.

Racial controversy over poem ends conference event early

March 18, 2015 15 comments

Speakers specializing in poetry, fine arts and literary studies gathered at the Granoff Center this weekend to explore the impact of digital culture.

One of Gianni Figliomeni’s P’18 signature desserts is a Charlie Chaplin-inspired chocolate hat. Composed of marshmallows with chocolate coating and coconut sprinkles, the treat resembles Chaplin’s iconic derby hat.

Sweet deal at Ratty delights students

March 18, 2015 0 comments

Brown Dining Services hosted a demonstration of gelato preparation — including a tasting of each flavor — in the Sharpe Refectory Bakeshop.

Modest Mouse, Hudson Mohawke to headline Spring Weekend

Modest Mouse, Hudson Mohawke to headline Spring Weekend

March 17, 2015 3 comments

The Friday lineup will also feature Waka Flocka Flame and another unannounced performer. What Cheer? Brigade start Saturday, followed by Kelela and Pusha T.

Ambitious production of ‘Maria de Buenos Aires’ haunts audiences

Ambitious production of ‘Maria de Buenos Aires’ haunts audiences

March 13, 2015 0 comments

When elements with no visible connection somehow combine, they can create beautiful and unexpected synergy. This is the case for “María de Buenos Aires.”

Spoken word group explores Filipino identity

March 13, 2015 0 comments

Archipeleg-a, an all-female Filipino spoken word group, will celebrate its 20th anniversary Sunday by performing 20 different pieces.

David Rockefeller’s gift to the Rhode Island School of Design Museum includes two Korean wedding chests, as well as two rare George I armchairs.

Rockefeller donates $2.5 million to RISD Museum

March 13, 2015 0 comments

$500,000 that specifically supports the gallery will go toward renovating the space, updating the lighting and funding the installation of the pieces.

Waka Flocka Flame’s most recent album, “Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family,” was released in 2012, and he plans to drop a new album in June.

Waka Flocka Flame to play Spring Weekend

March 13, 2015 14 comments

Waka Flocka Flame will perform on the Friday of Spring Weekend, Brown Concert Agency announced in a post on its blog Thursday.