Arts & Culture

Attendees at last Thursday’s exhibition “The Asian Migration: Movement Within and Outside” admired the many art pieces on display, which featured narratives that explored the Asian diaspora.

Art exhibition explores themes of Asian migration, movement

February 26, 2018 0 comments

Last Thursday night saw the usually silent Leung Family Gallery transform into a buzzing art exhibition entitled “The Asian Migration: Movement Within and Outside.”

The confessional alt-rock group Car Seat Headrest, headed by Will Toledo, re-recorded their 2011 LP “Twin Fantasy” for release on Feb. 16.

Car Seat Headrest reinvigorates 2011 album

February 21, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 16, the indie-rock band Car Seat Headrest released a re-recording of their sixth LP, “Twin Fantasy.” The band originally unleashed the introspective concept album on the world in 2011, when the outfitwas still just the solo-recording project of suburban sad boy Will Toledo.

“I, Tonya” skates over quality despite buzz

“I, Tonya” skates over quality despite buzz

February 15, 2018 0 comments

Plenty of ink had been spilled about “I, Tonya” before it arrived at Thayer Street’s Avon Cinema, where it is currently enjoying a run. Unsurprisingly, my critic’s log line ­­— that “I, Tonya” is a messy biopic buoyed by stellar performances from its leads — reads like a template into […]

Food app Snackpass expands to Providence

Food app Snackpass expands to Providence

February 15, 2018 0 comments

The food pickup app “Snackpass” arrived in Providence Jan. 24 with the goal to help locals order food electronically from Thayer Street restaurants such as East Side Pockets, Vivi Bubble Tea and Pokeworks.

Erin Malimban ’19 played the role of Brutus in the production  “Julius Caesar: Femmes, Romans, Countrywomxn,” which ran from Feb. 9 to Feb. 12 in the Production Workshop’s Downspace.

PW’s ‘Julius Caesar’ showcases femme perspective

February 12, 2018 0 comments

Production Workshop’s imagining of “Julius Caesar” exudes power — evident from the play’s very description.

Raised in Havana, Cuba, Molina Fernandez moved to Rhode Island in 2006. His paintings are being shown in multiple galleries throuhout the state.

Evans Molina Fernandez composes vibrant paintings

February 12, 2018 0 comments

Multidisciplinary artist Evans Molina Fernandez has amassed a large following in the Providence art scene with his dynamic aesthetic.

Currently showing at Providence Place, “The 15:17 to Paris” fails to keep viewers entertained despite its unconventional practice of casting the real-life protagonists of the terrorist attack that the film depicts.

Despite creative premise, viewers should miss ‘The 15:17 To Paris’

February 12, 2018 0 comments

“The 15:17 To Paris,” Clint Eastwood’s new film about the true story of three Americans who stopped a terrorist attack on a train in the summer of 2015, rests on a central conceit.

Thelma Golden serves as the director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem. She previously interned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and held a curatorial position at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Thelma Golden reflects on curatorial experience

February 8, 2018 0 comments

Thelma Golden, director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem, spoke on her curatorial career in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ Martinos Auditorium Wednesday.

Panel examines Gershwin’s problematic legacy, musical influence

February 8, 2018 0 comments

Members of the Providence community flocked to the Nightingale-Brown House Tuesday for a discussion about the work and complex legacy of American composer George Gershwin.

Los Habaneros, a Cuban dance-fusion band directed by singer Gerardo Contino (center), dedicated their set to their country, while specifically paying homage to Havana, the home city of some of the members, and New York, their current base.

Los Habaneros enchant Granoff with Cuban-inspired music

February 6, 2018 0 comments

The Cuban dance fusion band Los Habaneros enraptured audience members in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ Martinos Auditorium with a performance inspired by a mixture of genres, including salsa and jazz, last Thursday.