Arts & Culture

Maurice Decaul GS teaches playwriting to veterans every Wednesday.

Decaul GS brings veterans into theater

December 8, 2016 0 comments

They are learning the intricacies of playwriting through the Theatre Communications Group’s new Veterans and Theatre Institute Program.

Holiday spirit revived with Handel’s ‘Messiah’ performance

December 8, 2016 0 comments

The Brown Chorus will stage its last concert of the semester, performing the first hour of George Frideric Handel’s most famous composition, “Messiah.”

The domestic dramedy ‘Straight White Men’ tells the story of three brothers and their father who share traditions like eating Chinese food on the sofa, but differ in their experiences with white privilege and social justice.

‘Straight White Men’ probes race, gender

December 7, 2016 0 comments

“Straight White Men,” playing in repertory at the Wilbury Theatre Group, delivers bold and lacerating insight into privilege and what it means to be “woke.”

Lukas Volger discusses latest cookbook on vegetarian bowl meals

December 7, 2016 0 comments

Volger is the author of “Bowl,” a cookbook dealing entirely with a formerly hipster but increasingly mainstream trend: food bowls.

Childish Gambino departs from roots, explores funk, soul in new LP

December 7, 2016 0 comments

Enveloping listeners in soulful, bluesy funk and eerie, ethereal vocals, Childish Gambino plunges into the mellifluous world of psychedelia in his third LP.

While Kitchen’s owner takes time off, Laughing Gorilla has moved in.

Laughing Gorilla fills Kitchen’s void

December 1, 2016 0 comments

Federal Hill’s Kitchen is known for being a small breakfast restaurant with a big line of people outside, serving classic American fare.

Portu-Galo offers three takes on the Portuguese sandwich, the Bifana.

Portu-Galo captures taste of Portugal

December 1, 2016 0 comments

The vibrant black and neon-accented truck that frequents Waterman Street was first conceived in 2013.

Curator Ruth Fine, whose latest exhibition chronicled the work of Norman Lewis, came to campus Wednesday to discuss Lewis’ life and methodology as a preeminent artist in postwar America.

Ruth Fine discusses latest exhibit on work of Norman Lewis

December 1, 2016 0 comments

Ruth Fine, curator of the exhibition “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis,” visited campus Wednesday to discuss Lewis’ life.

Professor of Anthropology Lina Fruzzetti presented her movie “In My Mother’s House” Wednesday. After the screening, Fruzzetti discussed the film and the lessons she learned from her Eritrean mother’s experiences in colonial Italian Eritrea.

‘In My Mother’s House’ delves into Eritrea’s colonial past

December 1, 2016 0 comments

Wednesday night, the rain echoed Professor of Anthropology Lina Fruzzetti’s tears as she told, in a soft, rhythmic voice, the story of her mother.

In this month’s edition of Rhode Island Monthly, Citizen Wing, a food truck based in Providence, was given the “Best Fried Stuff” award. Citizen Wing prides itself on creativity, updating the menu seasonally and battering much of its food in beer from a local brewery before frying it.

Local food truck voted best fried food in Rhode Island

December 1, 2016 0 comments

Citizen Wing, a food truck serving the greater Providence community, received the “Best Fried Stuff” award in the most recent issue of Rhode Island Monthly.