In 1974, a group of South County women artists looking to increase exposure and awareness of art within the community, bounded together and formed the Hera Gallery, a women’s co-operative art gallery where they could share their work and ideas with the community.
There are musicians out there who have a natural grasp for the art form. It runs in their blood, shines through their soul and exudes through their techniques. Sara Azriel is an excellent example of this from her passionate way of singing and the quality of her songwriting.
When Peace Dale resident John Kotula and his wife volunteered to join the Peace Corps in 2015 and were sent to Nicaragua, they soon found themselves falling in love with the beauty and culture of the Central American nation. So much so, in fact, that when Kotula’s two years were up, his wife took a job as a nurse with the Peace Corps to stay in the capital city of Managua longer.
Watching the Contemporary Theater Company’s rendition of “A Christmas Carol” could change any miserly and hard-edged Scrooge into someone warm-and-fuzzy.
The University of Rhode Island Theatre Department returns to the Robert E. Will Theatre with an energetic and inventive new production of Qui Nguyen’s “She Kills Monsters.”
Happy New Year everyone. Yet another year has passed into the history books, and I am once again presenting some of the astronomical highlights upcoming in 2020. While there are a couple of impressive upcoming events, any time the skies are clear and transparent many stargazers are enticed out under the vault of the heavens to explore our beautiful universe.
When the news broke on Thanksgiving weekend that a terrorist wearing an explosives vest and stabbing people on the London Bridge was subdued by a Polish chef wielding a narwhal tusk, I couldn’t help but laugh at the absurdity of it. And then I started getting social media alerts from friends drawing my attention to the story.
As quickly as it started, 2019 will soon be in the history books. I for one am happy to see it go. A cloudy and rainy spring, hot and humid heat waves during the summer, then the EEE mosquito threat have conspired to prevent casual stargazers and amateur astronomers alike from enjoying the night sky and all the wonders it holds.