Julien Baker Shines At Aurora

Julien Baker, the 21-year old Memphis singer-songwriter, performed at Aurora in Providence on a rainy Friday, Sept. 23. Baker, surrounded by three bouquets of flowers, stood solo on the small stage. The show wa...

A Weekend at Newport Folk Fest

Photos by Nick DiNatale This version corrects Patti Boyd to Patti Smith and clarifies that "several" members of Deer Tick performed. Since 1959, Fort Adams State Park has been the home of the Newport Folk F...

Finding Dory: Review

With the exception of “Toy Story,” neither Disney or its affiliate Pixar have a very good track record for creating sequels. However, “Finding Dory,” the sequel to 2003’s “Finding Nemo,” out this Friday, breaks...

Understanding American Dad: An Interview with the Minds Behind the Show

There are few shows on television as funny, scandalous and family-oriented as American Dad. The unique combination of inappropriate comedy with an underlying message of connection has allowed the program to succeed for over ten years. Recently, the show reached its 200th episode milestone and its co-creator, Matt Weitzman, and various members of the cast, Dee Bradley Baker (Klaus), Kevin Michael Richardson (Principal Lewis), Scott Grimes (Steve) and Wendy Schaal (Francine), sat down with Blast Magazine to discuss the program’s longevity and future.

How Adia Victoria Unstuck Herself From The South

The basement of the Lizard Lounge is a cozy space, caressed by soft red lights and the quiet din of folks enjoying drinks and one another’s company. Saturday night is always ripe with the chance to soak up a new experience or feeling. Tonight, in this little subterranean art space, everyone has come to see Adia Victoria.