Rhode Island http://kunc.org en Bespoke Suits And Perfect Cravats At 'Dandy' Exhibit http://kunc.org/post/bespoke-suits-and-perfect-cravats-dandy-exhibit When you hear the word dandy, what do you think of?<p>Maybe the song "Yankee Doodle Dandy," which dates all the way back to the Revolutionary War, and compares the colonists to foppish, effeminate idiots: the dandies.<p>But a summer exhibit at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, closing Aug. 18, aims to reclaim the term. It explores dandyism through the ages, linking to the cutting edge of men's fashion and style. The name of the show is "Artist, Rebel, Dandy: Men of Fashion" — which does still leave you wondering what you might see.<br /> Sat, 03 Aug 2013 22:29:00 +0000 Jacki Lyden 47897 at http://kunc.org Bespoke Suits And Perfect Cravats At 'Dandy' Exhibit KUNC Music's Picks For The Newport Folk Festival http://kunc.org/post/kunc-musics-picks-newport-folk-festival <p>The Newport Folk Festival opened Friday with killer sets from Old Crow Medicine Show, JD McPherson, and more. The rest of the weekend expands on that promise.</p><p> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 16:08:34 +0000 Benjamin McPhail & Wendy Wham 47617 at http://kunc.org KUNC Music's Picks For The Newport Folk Festival Boom Or Bust? Saving Rhode Island's 'Superman' Building http://kunc.org/post/boom-or-bust-saving-rhode-islands-superman-building Rhode Island is home to beautiful beaches, top-notch universities and a thriving arts scene. Sun, 19 May 2013 20:58:00 +0000 44529 at http://kunc.org Boom Or Bust? Saving Rhode Island's 'Superman' Building Rhode Island Becomes 10th State To Allow Same-Sex Marriage http://kunc.org/post/rhode-island-becomes-10th-state-allow-same-sex-marriage <strong>Update at 7:08 p.m. ET. Governor Signs The Bill:</strong><p>"We are making history," Gov. Lincoln Chafee said right before he signed a bill that legalizes same-sex marriage in Rhode Island. "We are living up to the ideal of our founders."<p>With that, the state became the 10th to allow marriages between same-sex couples. Thu, 02 May 2013 22:12:00 +0000 43776 at http://kunc.org Body Is ID'd As Missing Student Falsely Linked To Bombings http://kunc.org/post/body-idd-missing-student-falsely-linked-bombings A body pulled out of the water earlier this week in Providence, R.I., has now been identified as that of 22-year-old Sunil Tripathi, a Brown University student who had been missing since March 15.<p>Tripathi's death is national news because of the way his name mistakenly — and irresponsibly — got <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/04/25/179025682/a-familys-agony-brushes-up-against-a-national-tragedy%20">linked to the April 15 bombings</a> at the Boston Marathon. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 17:58:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 43409 at http://kunc.org Body Is ID'd As Missing Student Falsely Linked To Bombings