March 24, 2017

Stars with Guitars Come Together for Charity

Arts & Entertainment | Mar.23, 2017

Stars with Guitars Come Together for Charity

by Ryan Cox ’18 A&E Staff Last Thursday night, the Dunkin’ Donuts Center offered a unique opportunity to country music fans in Southern New England. Sponsored by Cat Country and Dunkin’ Donuts, the venue hosted its second annual “Stars with…

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Arts & Entertainment | Mar.16, 2017

“Blackbox” Leaves Users Puzzled

  By Ryan Cox `18 A&E Staff   You are presented with only a dark screen and a grid of colored boxes. Tapping on one of the boxes, or “lights” as the game calls them, brings up a sparsely-designed screen.…

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Arts & Entertainment | Mar.02, 2017

Let’s Rant: An Entertainer’s Place in Politics

  By Ryan Cox `18 A&E Staff   We live in a world of constant political opinions. Media outlets are saturated with political rhetoric and analysis, and this often spills over into the various branches of the entertainment industry. While…

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Arts & Entertainment | Feb.09, 2017

Gaga Shines, Soars in Halftime Show

  By Ryan Cox `18 A&E Staff   For many Patriots fans, until the fourth quarter, the only good thing about Super Bowl LI was the halftime show featuring Lady Gaga. For 12 minutes, the 30-year-old, Grammy award-winning pop icon…

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Arts & Entertainment | Feb.02, 2017

Adam Hanna: Gifted and on the Rise

  by Ryan Cox `18 A&E Staff   Call him what you will—“the next big thing,” “Providence College’s newest campus celebrity,” or “rising star”—they all describe the growing career of Adam Hanna ’18, a Lakeville, Massachusettes, native whose music has…

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Arts & Entertainment | Jan.26, 2017

Mac Odom Brings the Funk to McPhail’s

  by Ryan Cox `18 A&E Staff   The Mac Odom Band brought down the house last Saturday night in McPhail’s for four hours, performing a medley of funk, R&B, and soul for the Providence College student body. The locally-based…

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Arts & Entertainment | Jan.19, 2017

Is this Nintendo’s Saving Grace?

  by Ryan Cox `18 A&E Staff   The long-awaited successor of Nintendo’s Wii U, codenamed NX and later named Switch, was formally previewed to the press and public in a live-streamed conference held Jan. 13. The new console boasts…

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Arts & Entertainment | Dec.01, 2016

’Tis the Season: Christmas Album Releases

By Ryan Cox `18 A&E Staff It has become somewhat of a tradition for recording artists to record a Christmas album once they have become established in the music industry. Artists in all genres put their spin on Christmas classics…

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Arts & Entertainment | Nov.17, 2016

A Float Down Memory Lane

  Ryan Cox `18 A&E Staff   As the turkey roasts and the pies bake, some 44 million Americans will tune in to watch the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Since its inception in 1924, the parade has become a…

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Arts & Entertainment | Nov.10, 2016

Double Darre: Celebrating 30 Years

    By Ryan Cox `18 A&E Staff   Nickelodeon is riding the wave of the rising culture of revivals with its latest project, a 30th anniversary special of the popular family game show Double Dare. The show’s original run…

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