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Motif's 5 Event Picks of the Week: August 24 - August 30

Motif’s 5 Event Picks of the Week: August 24 – August 30

Aug 24, 2016 | No comment

Thursday, August 25 – Sunday, August 28 Templecon: An array of costumes, classic arcade games, panel discussions, charity events, and

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Cass McCombs' Mangy Love Lacks Bite

Cass McCombs’ Mangy Love Lacks Bite

Aug 24, 2016 | No comment

This Friday, August 26, marks the release of Mangy Love by Cass McCombs, a fascinating singer-songwriter based out of California. The

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The Slow Boil of Last Days of Summer

The Slow Boil of Last Days of Summer

Aug 24, 2016 | No comment

William Fichtner is a prolific character actor with a long and prominent body of work. If you don’t recognize the

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Athletics and Genetics

Athletics and Genetics

Aug 23, 2016 | No comment

In 2011, an impressive array of scientists and PhDs from around the world published their findings on the relationship of

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Bruce Hornsby Comes to Rhythm & Roots

Bruce Hornsby Comes to Rhythm & Roots

Aug 22, 2016 | No comment

There have always been a few artists who seem to have played with everyone and also have some solo success. Bruce

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  • Motif's 5 Event Picks of the Week: August 24 - August 30
  • Cass McCombs' Mangy Love Lacks Bite
  • The Slow Boil of Last Days of Summer
  • Athletics and Genetics
  • Bruce Hornsby Comes to Rhythm & Roots

Theater

Wild and Wacky “Liaisons”
August 19, 2016 No Comment

Wild and Wacky “Liaisons”

For the second year in a row, the fictional Boys of Saint Matthews are presenting their interpretation of a literary ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer? Nichole Pelletier Can Brew It!
August 17, 2016 No Comment

Got Beer? Nichole Pelletier Can Brew It!

An entrepreneur often jumps into unknown territory, or walks right off the path and into places that make others wince, ...

Books

Books are Magic
August 4, 2016 No Comment

Books are Magic

I’m a nerd. A nerd with an obsessive book buying problem. It’s an occupational hazard — I’m an English teacher ...

Cannabis

Cannabis Microdosing
August 17, 2016 No Comment

Cannabis Microdosing

Managing your cannabis consumption can be a daunting task, even for the most seasoned users. With a large number of ...

Dare Me

DareMe: Making the Jump
June 1, 2016 No Comment

DareMe: Making the Jump

When the door of the Cessna 182 whipped open at 10,000 feet above ground, the cold rush of air snapped me ...

Film

The Slow Boil of Last Days of Summer
August 24, 2016 No Comment

The Slow Boil of Last Days of Summer

William Fichtner is a prolific character actor with a long and prominent body of work. If you don’t recognize the ...

Fine Arts

Body Worlds VITAL Comes to PVD
July 27, 2016 No Comment

Body Worlds VITAL Comes to PVD

We breathe about 20,000 breaths each day and it takes 15 muscles just to create a smile. Amazing. These are ...

Food

Go Nuts For Nutty Mamas Cookies
August 10, 2016 No Comment

Go Nuts For Nutty Mamas Cookies

  Though I had high hopes when I first heard of the local healthy snack alternative known as Nutty Mamas ...

Lifestyle

Athletics and Genetics
August 23, 2016 No Comment

Athletics and Genetics

In 2011, an impressive array of scientists and PhDs from around the world published their findings on the relationship of ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
August 17, 2016 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: You’re pleasantly surprised when your dull, boring daily routine conjures up some stimulating conversation and a little romance and provides some fun ...

Opinion

News Analysis: Is the Unemployment Rate “a Hoax?”
August 17, 2016 No Comment

News Analysis: Is the Unemployment Rate “a Hoax?”

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, in a major speech on August 8 outlining his economic plan for the country, made ...

Pin Up of the Month

Freak'n Awesome
August 17, 2016 No Comment

Freak’n Awesome

What’s your favorite book? I love anything by David Sedaris. Favorite TV show? I don’t own a TV, but I’ll ...

Shopping

Go Nuts For Nutty Mamas Cookies
August 10, 2016 No Comment

Go Nuts For Nutty Mamas Cookies

  Though I had high hopes when I first heard of the local healthy snack alternative known as Nutty Mamas ...

Sports

Zebras and Pink Shirts: The Unsung Heroes of Roller Derby
August 17, 2016 No Comment

Zebras and Pink Shirts: The Unsung Heroes of Roller Derby

Bodies colliding and flying across the track, the crowd roaring and announcers calling out the action – these are all ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: Joe Moody, Electric Six and Handsome Pete
August 17, 2016 No Comment

Alt-Nation: Joe Moody, Electric Six and Handsome Pete

When local studio owner Joe Moody passed away earlier this year it left a gaping wound in the heart of ...

Roots Report

The Roots Report: Headin' Out on the Highway
August 3, 2016 No Comment

The Roots Report: Headin’ Out on the Highway

Okee dokee folks … I am once again writing my column in a speeding car. Last year I did the ...