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War Games: Local anti-war group fights military interventionism

War Games: Local anti-war group fights military interventionism

Jul 3, 2019 | No comment

On June 20, Iran shot down a United States spy drone over the Sea of Hormuz. Iran claims it violated

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An Audience with the King: On democracy and the theater

An Audience with the King: On democracy and the theater

Jul 3, 2019 | No comment

On November 18, 2016, newly elected Vice President Mike Pence attended a performance of the global phenomenon Hamilton and experienced

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What Is Patriotism?

What Is Patriotism?

Jul 3, 2019 | No comment

I honestly don’t know What patriotism Is But I know What patriotism is not 1 I know that patriotism Is

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The Montgomery Blues Jam: Newporter headlines Great American Hemp and Blues Fest

The Montgomery Blues Jam: Newporter headlines Great American Hemp and Blues Fest

Jul 3, 2019 | No comment

James Montgomery is a busy guy. The blues legend is constantly touring. “I’m one of these guys who’s never gone

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2019 RI Theater Awards

2019 RI Theater Awards

Jul 3, 2019 | No comment

VOTE NOW!! We are happy to announce that a hero has stepped forward to rescue our homeless awards show, and

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PVDFest Shots Fired: Suspect Apprehended: Update / Opinion

PVDFest Shots Fired: Suspect Apprehended: Update / Opinion

Jun 24, 2019 | No comment

Hearing shots ring out on Saturday night at the crowded downtown PVDFest was pretty rattling for a lot of people

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People You Should Know

People You Should Know

Jun 19, 2019 | No comment

Did you know that RI has more amazing people per capita than any other state in the country? It’s true!

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  • War Games: Local anti-war group fights military interventionism
  • An Audience with the King: On democracy and the theater
  • What Is Patriotism?
  • The Montgomery Blues Jam: Newporter headlines Great American Hemp and Blues Fest
  • 2019 RI Theater Awards
  • PVDFest Shots Fired: Suspect Apprehended: Update / Opinion
  • People You Should Know

Books

Beach Reads: Books for Summer
June 5, 2019 No Comment

Beach Reads: Books for Summer

Abundance by Michael Fine (320 pages, PM Press, published May 1, 2019). Doctors among warriors occupy an unusual position in ...

Cannabis

It's Festival Season! Your guide to safe, secure and sensible cannabis use this summer
July 17, 2019 No Comment

It’s Festival Season! Your guide to safe, secure and sensible cannabis use this summer

Let’s face it, smoking weed at music festivals is nothing new — 50 years ago Woodstock became the earth mother ...

Dare Me

Global Scavenger Hunt
April 19, 2017 No Comment

Global Scavenger Hunt

“Win a Free Trip Around the World!” the subject line said. Because I suffer from wanderlust, I apply to every ...

Environment

Unclogging the Drain: New project encourages local citizens to help keep trash out of the oceans
June 5, 2019 No Comment

Unclogging the Drain: New project encourages local citizens to help keep trash out of the oceans

Some of the best benevolent ideas can come from unlikely and unexpected places. A few years ago, Bonnie Combs, marketing ...

Film

Womanimation! Celebration
June 19, 2019 No Comment

Womanimation! Celebration

On June 29, some of the best women-created animation from around the world will be featured at AS220 for the ...

Fine Arts

Highlights of Yesterday's Pieces: A selected guide to the RISD Museum collection
June 26, 2019 No Comment

Highlights of Yesterday’s Pieces: A selected guide to the RISD Museum collection

Mummy of Nesmin, 170-30 BCE: It rest among us! The mummy Nesmin is the heart and soul of the museum’s ...

Food

Howie Wowie! Howie’s farm-to-table restaurant opens in North Providence
July 17, 2019 No Comment

Howie Wowie! Howie’s farm-to-table restaurant opens in North Providence

It takes a lot to woo me with carrot soup, and I admit I was skeptical when a fellow food-lover ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer?: More Beer Is Better! A new beer bill hits the gov's desk
July 17, 2019 No Comment

Got Beer?: More Beer Is Better! A new beer bill hits the gov’s desk

Two issues ago, we celebrated the third anniversary of the bettering of Rhode Island’s beer laws while bemoaning the fact ...

Health

AltHealth: CDC's Latest Outbreaking News
July 17, 2019 No Comment

AltHealth: CDC’s Latest Outbreaking News

I like to check out the CDC.gov website at least every other week to catch the latest Vital Signs and ...

Keep on Moving

Keep On Movin’: Shoegazing: Lazy Magnet's strong attraction
July 17, 2019 No Comment

Keep On Movin’: Shoegazing: Lazy Magnet’s strong attraction

Lazy Magnet’s Tide Lazy Magnet is the longtime recording project helmed by PVD musician Jeremy Harris, who began recording music ...

Lifestyle

Local Filmmaker's Latest Casting
July 3, 2019 No Comment

Local Filmmaker’s Latest Casting

Breaking limbs — even fake breaking limbs — is never fun, unless you work for Motif. It was a Sunday, ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
July 17, 2019 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: While there are a lot of fun and games in your life these days, you cannot avoid certain tasks and ...

Pin-Up/Profile

Pin-Up: Wayne St. Vincent
November 14, 2018 No Comment

Pin-Up: Wayne St. Vincent

What’s your biggest pet peeve? I’ve got a lot of ’em. The biggest one is people on the phone when ...

Roots Report

The Roots Report: An Interview with Kurt Vile
July 17, 2019 No Comment

The Roots Report: An Interview with Kurt Vile

Okee dokee folks… A few months back my bandmate Dan Lilley came to rehearsal with a CD in his hand ...

Shopping

Bristol’s Ode to Historic Hotpoint: A restored sign lights Bristol's streets
June 5, 2019 No Comment

Bristol’s Ode to Historic Hotpoint: A restored sign lights Bristol’s streets

Santa visited historic downtown Bristol early this year — on May 11, one still-cool Friday night. Swapping his sleigh for ...

Sports

Providence Roller Derby: Rhodey Robin Roundup
July 17, 2019 No Comment

Providence Roller Derby: Rhodey Robin Roundup

The second ever Rhodey Robin tournament is in the books with Providence Roller Derby’s A and B teams claiming three ...

Theater

On the Fringe
July 17, 2019 No Comment

On the Fringe

As July hits the midway mark, the RI summer theater season starts to think Fringe. On the heels of PVDFest, ...