THE COLLEGE HILL INDEPENDENT

Articles by Marisa Calleja

12 articles found.


IN PLEASANT COMPANY

Arts, Apr 08 2010

by Marisa Calleja

By the time I was old enough to read, the American Girl Company had found its way into schools and homes …

Cross-country Grandma

News, Mar 18 2010

by Marisa Calleja

The land of strip-malls and stoplight highways lost a state gem this week when New Hampshire native, campaign finance reformer and …

Speed-Date Your Candidate

Metro, Feb 18 2010

by Marisa Calleja

Democratic Candidates The Front Runner: Frank Caprio, General TreasurerThe son of a judge with a court show on the local ABC …

Minor Celebrity

Arts, Dec 03 2009

by Marisa Calleja

Last week, Michele and Tareq Salahi left their Virginia home dressed to the nines and successfully evaded security to attend an …

THE LITERARY LION, THE WITCHES, THEIR WARDROBE

Arts, Oct 29 2009

by Marisa Calleja

Since it was published in 1984, John Updike’s Witches of Eastwick—an outlandish fantasy/satire about provincial life in a fictional Rhode Island …

ARTS*bar

arts & culture, Oct 05 2009

by Marisa Calleja

A scary America Roman Polanski's apprehension on Saturday at the Zürich airport hasFrench cultural and politicalspheres in a considerable uproar. As …

Not Just Jazz Hands

Cabaret at the Trinity Rep

Arts & Culture, Sep 28 2009

by Marisa Calleja

When I told people I was seeing Cabaret on Saturday, there were a few snickers and a few raised eyebrows. One …

RISD, Without Hope

the mysterious resignation of a museum director

arts & culture, Sep 18 2009

by Marisa Calleja

The Rhode Island School of Design Museum reopened after summerholiday this month with a new director. The previous director, HopeAlswang, announced …

I Had the Time of my Life

arts & culture, Sep 17 2009

by Marisa Calleja

Patrick Swayze, grinder of hips and heartthrob extraordinaire, died Monday after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. Swayze was born in …

ON THE ISSUES: A CLOSER LOOK AT LESSER-KNOWN BALLOT MEASURES PASSED NOVEMBER 4

News, Nov 13 2008

by Marisa Calleja

$2.5 MILLION FOR OPEN SPACE BONDSDespite an ailing state economy, Rhode Island voters followed an electoral tradition of supporting land conservation …

ONE MORE NIGHT: NICK AND NORAH'S INFINITE PLAYLIST

Arts, Oct 23 2008

by Marisa Calleja

When Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist came out two weeks ago, it seemed like it would be the flagship film for …

GONNA BUY ME SOME PURITY: HOW TWEEN-POP COMMODIFIED CHASTITY

Features, Sep 25 2008

by Marisa Calleja

There was a time when MTV was about sex and rebellion, when the hottest accessories worn to the Video Music Awards …