Sadness

Want Your Own Warhol?

You may be in luck.  Madoff scandal victim Brandeis University is closing down its Rose Art Museum late this summer and selling thousands of works by artists like Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Nam June Paik, James Rosenquist, and Roy Lichtenstein.  In addition to its collections, the Rose hosts public programs, live jazz on the second Sunday each month, and […]

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Terrible News For Local Music Fans

Word on the street Facebook is The Living Room’s closing after thirty-four years in various locations throughout the city.  No word on what’s happening with the remainder of the shows that were booked there.  (Sorry, Toadies fans!) In a Myspace blog, Aaron Jaehnig and Gregory Rourke explain: The current staff of The Living Room has

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An Adorable Name for Misery

April is my birthday month, and I’m pretty excited about being way on the other side of 25. I’ve weathered the “quarter-life crisis” that Oprah started talking about just as I graduated from college. I’m done with it! Now, according to the London Times, another miserable period of malaise awaits me around my 35th birthday.

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Station fire benefit concert on VH1 this weekend

With the 5-year anniversary just having passed, VH1 will be airing last month’s benefit concert: So it was with a sense of unfinished business that the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence was filled last month for a benefit concert, Phoenix Rising! Musicians United to Benefit the Victims of the Station Nightclub Fire. Appropriately, concert highlights

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Tonight: Iraq for Sale

Take a break from getting waste off green beer to come out and see “Iraq for Sale: the War Profiteers”, which will be kicking off Providence Students for a Democratic Society’s anti-war Week of Action during this the week of the fifth anniversary of the Iraq War. It starts at 7:30 at MacMillian Hall, Room

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Brave the cold and wind and rain for LOADED tonight

It’s Tuesday and it’s time for LOADED! Join Kevin Leavitt, Handsome Pete and myself at the lovely Local 121 for the very best in britpop, indie classics, new wave, glam rock and sweet new jamz. LOADED! @Local 121 10pm, free,  

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