Lego Trip

INDY BLOG, Oct 05 2011

In this week's Independent, Timothy Nassau interviews Lego artist Nathan Sawaya. Sawaya explains how he found his craft:I got out of …

Drones and Trombones

INDY BLOG, Oct 05 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Monday afternoon, brass bands from all over the country convened in India Point Park for the fourth annual Providence Honk (PRONK) …

Love in the Desert

INDY BLOG, Oct 03 2011

This week's Week in Review features a reaction from Steve Carmody B'12, DS'08 to the decision by the board of Deep …

New Music: Cool World, 9/21/11

INDY BLOG, Sep 26 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Lotta ride cymbal on the new release (three songs, 10 minutes) from local ("via Philadelphia/Baltimore via Orlando/New York") trio Cool World, …

Midnight Artist: Misha Kahn

INDY BLOG, Sep 23 2011

Basics: Name: Misha KahnAge: 22Zodiac Sign: GeminiHometown: Duluth, MNFavorites:Album of Choice: Tragic KingdomMovie of Choice: Fantastic Mr. FoxMedium of Choice: Hot …

Tweeting the Revolution

INDY BLOG, Sep 21 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Fresh on the heels of the Independent's assessments of the insurrections across the Arab world comes a new site by a …

Concerts on College Hill

INDY BLOG, Sep 20 2011

by Jonah Wolf

As the drumming half of Lightning Bolt, Brian Chippendale could be Providence's biggest rock star, and is surely the hero of …

About This Week's Cover

INDY BLOG, Sep 20 2011

by Jonah Wolf

Anyone who picked up this week's issue of the Independent was first drawn to the stark cover by Cover Editor Annika …

Midnight Mixtape: Quyen Ngo

blog, Sep 19 2011

Download Quyen's mixtape here. Featuring the RZA, Drake (chopped & screwed), I.N.T., Afta-1, Kool and the Gang, Erykah Badu, Lovage, Question, …

I LOVE YOU SO: Midnight Interview, Korakrit Arunanondchai

blog, Sep 15 2011

Basics: Name: Korakrit Arunanondchai Age: 24 Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius Hometown: Bangkok Album of Choice: Tha Carter IV Movie of Choice: Syndrome …

Ghosts Haunt Drive-In Metal Show

blog, Sep 15 2011

by Jonah Wolf

This Sunday, the phrase "heavy metal parking lot" got a new meaning, as New England's metalheads flocked to Olneyville for a …

Yo La Tengo at the Met Café

blog, Sep 12 2011

by Greg Nissan

If it weren't for the crowd's shouts and applause it would seem as if the guitar technicians had just taken the …

Econ Department Squelches Free Market Innovation

blog, Sep 12 2011

by Daniel Stump

Last Friday, the Brown University Department of Economics dealt a crushing blow to private industry in the form of a joint …

Ten Years On: Bush's First Pitch

blog, Sep 11 2011

by Chris Cohen

I feel pretty comfortable saying that the Texas-drawling, cowboy-swaggering, George W. Bush approach to more or less everything has been shown …

From Houston to Outer Space: Tributes to 9/11

blog, Sep 09 2011

by Max Lubin

Even as New York City and Washington D.C. ramp up security in anticipation of new threats , most tributes honoring the …

Joe Scarborough Mistakes Milquetoast Democrats for Tea Party: Releases Pandering Country Single

blog, Sep 09 2011

by Daniel Stump

In a bold move, Joe Scarborough kicked off the opening ceremonies for the 9/11 10th-anniversary memorial yesterday with the surprise release …

Bros and Barbecues on the West Side

blog, Sep 08 2011

by Jonah Wolf

[caption id="attachment_5086" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Farmer Tess Brown-Lavoie and Indy editor Jordan Carter next to the fire pit"][/caption] Last spring, I wrote …

Labor Day at McCoy Stadium

blog, Sep 07 2011

by Chris Cohen

For the big time teams of the Major Leagues, September baseball means the end of the dog days of summer, when …

From the Editors

blog, Sep 07 2011

Welcome to the College Hill Independent’s new weblog, a partnership with the Midnight Hour. This season, we will combine the Midnight …

Midnight Interview: Home Depot / Zach Smith

blog, May 29 2011

Chances are, you've attended a party at "Home Depot" on Matthewson St., but you probably didn't realize you were partaking in …

From the Nonfiction Annals...

blog, May 29 2011

Dispatches from Los Angeles: Coachella by Way of the “Fuck Yeah” A Very, Very Long Discursive Odyssey By Michael Lubin Opening …

A Word from a Sponsors

blog, May 29 2011

Today, and on June 4th, a number of our contributors from the past year will be graduating from Brown and RISD …

New Indy Blog: Midnight Hour

blog, May 29 2011

Midnight Hour is the new blog for the Indy. In addition to our website, new episodes and backlog issues can be …

for the end of a beautiful day

blog, Apr 25 2011

sunsets love, the indy …

digging the pen into the picture

blog, Mar 09 2011

here are some photographic etchings because Michael Macku is freaky cool (upper 2) ...and he probably picked up his tricks from …

Pr1nce Live in 1988

blog, Mar 08 2011 There's a full concert here. He shoots a basketball into an onstage hoop during "I Wanna Be Your Lover." Stop …


blog, Mar 08 2011

Fur is cool. BUT, if you are one of those people who is anti animal skins be they fake or real, …

Creature Show

INDY BLOG, Mar 05 2011

An event that didn't make this week's list that you should go to nonetheless:[caption id="attachment_4359" align="aligncenter" width="414" caption="Big Nazo presents"][/caption]"The CREATURE-CREATION …

The Indys

INDY BLOG, Feb 26 2011

Maybe you saw our awards in last week's issue? Here are some that were presented before broadcast:Best Tweet: Teen Sensation:Earl Sweatshirt …

dapper valentines

INDY BLOG, Feb 26 2011

she made this hat!you didn't know chanel made dog tagsJane's tights are amazing!LINK TO THIS POST ON YOUR FACEBOOK/BLOG/WEBSITE: …

INDY BLOG, Feb 11 2011

Longtime indy readers know that we have strong feelings about cigarettes.Just FYI: if you thought smoking electronic cigarettes was going to …

We're Strokin'

INDY BLOG, Feb 05 2011

Mysteries Revealed

INDY BLOG, Feb 05 2011

Chart by Laurie Pratt, published in East West Magazine in 1932. The zenith of the Golden Age last took place in …