Feature News

Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me! Comes to PPAC

Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me! Comes to PPAC

May 4, 2016 | No comment

You don’t have to be a news aficionado to appreciate National Public Radio’s Chicago-based “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” but

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Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: The Bern, Trump's Rhody Connection and Recent Losses

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: The Bern, Trump’s Rhody Connection and Recent Losses

May 4, 2016 | No comment

Feeling the Bern Your superior correspondents (who were at The Met last Tuesday night, emceeing the celebration of Bernie Sanders’

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2016 Motif Music Award Winners

2016 Motif Music Award Winners

May 4, 2016 | No comment

Americana BEST ACT: Cactus Attack You take away the music, take away the late nights, take away the miles of

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Rhode Island Spotlight: Heavenly Gingers

Rhode Island Spotlight: Heavenly Gingers

May 4, 2016 | No comment

Frank O’Donnell has been a professional comedian for more than three decades, appearing in front of hundreds of audiences like

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Mother's Day Treats

Mother’s Day Treats

May 4, 2016 | No comment

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  • Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me! Comes to PPAC
  • Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: The Bern, Trump's Rhody Connection and Recent Losses
  • 2016 Motif Music Award Winners
  • Rhode Island Spotlight: Heavenly Gingers
  • Mother's Day Treats

Theater

Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me! Comes to PPAC
May 4, 2016 No Comment

Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me! Comes to PPAC

You don’t have to be a news aficionado to appreciate National Public Radio’s Chicago-based “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” but ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer? Hitting the Lottery
May 4, 2016 No Comment

Got Beer? Hitting the Lottery

Anyone who’s been into craft beer for more than 10 minutes has heard of the likes of Pliny the Elder, Heady ...

Books

Book Review: Heather Rigney's Hunting the Merrow
March 30, 2016 No Comment

Book Review: Heather Rigney’s Hunting the Merrow

I can’t remember the last time I was this excited to learn that a book was coming out. Waking the ...

Cannabis

Alcohol vs. Cannabis: Effects on the Human Body
May 4, 2016 No Comment

Alcohol vs. Cannabis: Effects on the Human Body

The debate over whether alcohol or cannabis is safer to consume has been the topic of many discussions in the ...

Dare Me

DareMe: IV Infusions
April 20, 2016 No Comment

DareMe: IV Infusions

Oftentimes in journalism you approach an assignment with a particular focus, or even expectation, and it’s always exciting when your ...

Film

Film Review: Green Room
April 29, 2016 No Comment

Film Review: Green Room

Arlington, Virginia, punk band the Ain’t Rights hit a bit of bad luck while on tour and accepted a spot ...

Food

Locale Profile: Hope Village Kitchen
May 4, 2016 No Comment

Locale Profile: Hope Village Kitchen

I remember the day I walked by the corner of Hope Street and Burlington, where the restaurant formerly known as ...

Lifestyle

Advice from the Trenches: e-Cigarettes
May 4, 2016 No Comment

Advice from the Trenches: e-Cigarettes

Dear C: I have tried to quit many times, but I still smoke. Don’t give me a lecture, I know ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
May 4, 2016 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: Money, cash flow, spending and saving occupy your time and energy these days. You’re tempted by beautiful things that ...

Opinion

Memorial Hospital and the Future of Maternity Care
May 4, 2016 No Comment

Memorial Hospital and the Future of Maternity Care

The future of Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket is still uncertain. Motif has been covering the debate around the obstetrics unit closure, and ...

Pin Up of the Month

Pin-up: Bettysioux Tailor
March 23, 2016 No Comment

Pin-up: Bettysioux Tailor

Are you a good roller skater? I am really good at rolling forward, not so good at stopping. Would you ...

Shopping

Know Your Mom and Pop: Rhode Runner
April 20, 2016 No Comment

Know Your Mom and Pop: Rhode Runner

I don’t know what got me started jogging around my neighborhood, but I can remember the first few runs being ...

Sports

Are You The Next Big Name in Roller Derby?
April 20, 2016 No Comment

Are You The Next Big Name in Roller Derby?

Over 10 years in the making, Providence Roller Derby has continued to grow and inspire women of all ages not only ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: Spring Biscuits
April 20, 2016 No Comment

Alt-Nation: Spring Biscuits

Outlaw In Peru – OIP (75orLess Records) This record has been kicking around for awhile but I popped it into ...

Roots Report

Roots Report: I Need an Upgrade
May 4, 2016 No Comment

Roots Report: I Need an Upgrade

Okee dokee folks … I feel old. Most likely because I AM old. I am now rolling double nickels. YIKES! ...