Arts and Culture

Ganko Ittetsu Ramen Place

warm tastes

introducing ganko ittetsu ramen

Craving something more substantial and filling than instant ramen that you can find in a grocery store and whip up with a pot of hot water? My roommate and I were hungry for comfort food when we finished unpacking on move-in day. We did not have to venture far before we stumbled upon the newly…

Maniac

Who Am I This Time?

watching “maniac” on netflix

How to briefly summarize Maniac? Let me begin by saying this—it’s Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, playing five parts apiece, in a ten-episode miniseries set in a retro-future where computers are sentient but line printers and fax are still in widespread use. There are multiple crisscrossing realities that crisscross and are either extended psychoses or…

A_Star_is_Born

Hitting the High Notes

discussing “a star is born”

Josh Wartel: Hi, Katya, now that we’ve both seen A Star is Born (released today in theaters), should we start by talking about the two stars, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga? What sort of attachments/interest do you have in them? Katya Stambler: I have always loved the two of them and never would have expected to…

Chengdu_Taste_Article_Katya

that chengdu feeling

providence’s chinatown is in pawtucket

If you are in Providence and haven’t made the light trek to Chengdu Taste, you should tonight. Somebody must know somebody with a car. Or I can drive you in my hot new sports car: my grandparents’ Subaru. Except for the poke place and the ramen shop that specialize in just one thing, College Hill…

Cat Power landscape

we are marshall?

reckoning with cat power’s wanderer tour

“It’s damned if you don’t and it’s damned if you do,” opines Chan Marshall, frontwoman of indie group Cat Power, over an achingly beautiful electric guitar line and the faint buzz of snare on her classic 1998 album, Moon Pix. Propped in my bed scrolling through concert websites and looking at tickets for Marshall’s upcoming…