halloween http://ripr.org en Artscape: At Brown, Annual Organ Concert Keeps Things Creepy Each Halloween http://ripr.org/post/artscape-brown-annual-organ-concert-keeps-things-creepy-each-halloween <p>For the last twenty years Brown University’s organist Mark Steinbach has been playing a concert on Halloween at midnight.</p><p>Rhode Island Public Radio’s John Bender, went out to the University to learn more about the spooky tradition, and what makes a piece of music scary.</p><p></p><p></p><p>That’s Mark Steinbach, the University Organist at Brown.&nbsp; He’s practicing for his annual organ recital which happens at midnight on Halloween.</p><p>“Technically it starts at 11:59 pm, so that people know which day to come,” said Steinbach.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:05:08 +0000 John Bender 24068 at http://ripr.org Artscape: At Brown, Annual Organ Concert Keeps Things Creepy Each Halloween How Many "Fun Sized" Candy Bars Are Too Many? http://ripr.org/post/how-many-fun-sized-candy-bars-are-too-many <p>Parents everywhere may be looking forward to dipping into that plastic pumpkin to sneak a Halloween treat tonight – and for several nights to come. Is that so bad?</p><p>Not necessarily, according to Johnson and Wales University pediatric nutrition expert Barbara Robinson. She joined us in the studio to talk about Halloween candy, along with a giant bag of "fun size" treats.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24028 at http://ripr.org How Many "Fun Sized" Candy Bars Are Too Many?