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October 22, 2018

Archives for September 2017

Gladstone Elementary fifth graders receive instruments from Festivals Foundation

Sevastien Emmanuel carefully lifts the violin out of its case, holds it to his ear, plucking the strings. Around him, other fifth graders at Cranston’s Gladstone Elementary School cradle trumpets, clarinets, flutes, and one cello. The look on their faces tells it all. In the background, clarinetist Ben Marcoux, Newport Jazz Assembly Band Leader, plays

Oroboro invades The News Café on September 30th

Western Massachusetts progressive noise punks Oroboro have been causing a stir in Rhode Island in 2017. Their unique sound has made them the topic of conversation among numerous social circles within the state’s music scene. It also doesn’t hurt that the band’s frontwoman Emily Carter is a Cranston native. On September 30th at the News

Air Force One Experience seeking docents to provide historical guidance to visitors

North Kingstown, RI – September 25, 2017 – New England residents flocked to Quonset State Airport to be among the first to see the newly unveiled Air Force One Experience, a full-scale recreation of Air Force One created by the New York-based the Children’s Democracy Project, whose mission to teach children the importance and value of democracy. More than

Worshipper Headlines Day 1 of Forge Fest at Dusk

This coming weekend at Dusk in Providence, there’s going to be a ginormous festival showcasing some of the best metal and hard rock from around New England. It’s called Forge Fest and the first edition of it is happening on September 22 & 23 with Providence booking entity Brass n’ Ammo and teaming up with

Podcast: A conversation with Richard Price

Richard Price is an educator, a survivor, and among the hidden treasures of Rhode Island’s rich musical scene. A former lead trumpet player with the legendary Lionel Hampton, played with the Count Basie Orchestra, and is often called upon at major events to play his very special version of the National Anthem. He’s also a

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