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Paul Harding, US-amerikanischer Autor

Pulitzer Prize-winning author in Bristol

Pulitzer Prize-winning author in Bristol

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his debut novel “Tinkers,” Paul Harding’s most recent work, “Enon,” has earned comparable praise. He teaches the MFA writers’ workshop at the University of Iowa. WHERE: Roger Williams University Library, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol WHEN: Monday, April 13; 4 p.m. COST: Free


Cake Off 2015!

With sheet cakes, decorating supplies and 30 minutes on the clock, teams of three to six members will compete for a variety of awards in the annual cake sculpture competition. Members of the local community are invited to participate alongside RWU students, faculty and staff. Teams must register by April 10, online at rwu.edu/go/cakeoff or by


RWU Chorus concert tonight

Works performed will range from the masterworks of the Renaissance to the contemporary styles of vocal jazz and popular music. The RWU Chorus is a celebrated musical ensemble on campus and it consists of approximately thirty-five undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members. WHERE: RWU Performing Arts Center, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol WHEN: 7:30 p.m.;

David Wilson

Journalist David Wilson at RWU

When acclaimed journalist David Wilson traced his genealogy to North Carolina, he not only discovered the plantation where his relatives were enslaved, but also a descendent of the slave master: a 62-year-old white man named David Wilson. In his groundbreaking documentary film, “Meeting David Wilson” (2008), Wilson attempts to illuminate America’s persisting racial divide and

Barrington Middle School's Team Overflow members (from left to right) are Sam Wohlever, Andrew Cooke, Eliot Laidlaw, Theenash Kumar, Conor Mc Gartoll, Riddhi Adhiya and Kyle Villella.

Barrington students prepare for robotics tournament

Four teams of Barrington youngsters will compete in the annual FIRST LEGO League RI Robotics tournament on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Roger Williams University. The teams are: • Overflow, Barrington Middle School, coached by Lisa McGartoll • Tech-No-Logic, Barrington Middle School, coached by Laurie Dubel • Flaming Ninja Cheezits, Barrington neighborhood team, coach by Sarah


RWU Great Films Series: ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 landmark epic pushed the limits of narrative and special effects toward a meditation on technology and humanity. Imagine, a 21st century spacecraft, with three hibernating astronauts and the vocal, all-too-human malfunctioning HAL 9000 computer. WHEN: 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 4. WHERE: RWU Global Heritage Hall Building, Room G01, 1 Old Ferry Road,


Music Man

Local student fundraising to bring music into foster kids’ lives.   When Roger Williams University junior Jason Rosa landed an interview this past summer with national non-profit Together We Rise, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of foster children in America, he made sure he was going in prepared. While researching  the organization and the


Bristol cops bust two RWU weekend house parties

When raucous noise from 96 Franklin St., filtered to nearby neighbors, Bristol police were called to end the house party. Officers were dispatched to the home at 11:25 p.m. Oct. 4 and could immediately hear loud voices and music coming from the south side of Franklin Street. One officer deployed the noise meter, which issued