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Top 5 Fun Things To Do: June 21 - June 27

Top 5 Fun Things To Do: June 21 – June 27

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THU 22 Indian Cooking: An Ancient Art: This lively education demonstration and tasting will teach you all you need to

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Pin-up: Sarah Champagne

Pin-up: Sarah Champagne

Jun 21, 2017 | No comment

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Food Truck Profile: Open Season

Food Truck Profile: Open Season

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Lil Rhody is the Ocean State, but it’s not all stuffies, clams cakes and fish. If you turn from the

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Advice from the Trenches: Big Expectations

Advice from the Trenches: Big Expectations

Jun 21, 2017 | No comment

Dear C, I’m a musician in my late 40s, and my work requires a lot of travel. This makes it

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Make Music Day Makes it to RI

Make Music Day Makes it to RI

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On Wednesday, June 21, Rhode Island will become a stage. Inspired by the French holiday Fête De La Musique, Make

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  • Top 5 Fun Things To Do: June 21 - June 27
  • Pin-up: Sarah Champagne
  • Food Truck Profile: Open Season
  • Advice from the Trenches: Big Expectations
  • Make Music Day Makes it to RI

Theater

TBTS' Beehive Feels Deflated
June 14, 2017 No Comment

TBTS’ Beehive Feels Deflated

With an offering as light and breezy as the ’60s jukebox musical Beehive, it seems somewhat petty to pick apart ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer? The Ghost Returns
June 14, 2017 No Comment

Got Beer? The Ghost Returns

I was browsing for something light and summery to fit the first day in six months I received vitamin D ...

Books

2017 Summer Reading Guide
May 31, 2017 No Comment

2017 Summer Reading Guide

I’ve been putting together a summer reading guide for several years, but this is the first one that features special ...

Cannabis

Cultivator Spotlight: Medici Products & Solutions
June 14, 2017 No Comment

Cultivator Spotlight: Medici Products & Solutions

  With one of the first new licenses in the state, Medici has been operating as a cultivator since January ...

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 ...

Film

Summer 2017 Indie Films
May 31, 2017 No Comment

Summer 2017 Indie Films

This summer, if you’re looking beyond big studio emoji, fast moving CGI cars or the latest superhero mashup, prequel or ...

Fine Arts

2017 Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival
April 19, 2017 No Comment

2017 Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival

The Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival showcases amazing films across all genres, live music, art exhibits ...

Food

Food Truck Profile: Open Season
June 21, 2017 No Comment

Food Truck Profile: Open Season

Lil Rhody is the Ocean State, but it’s not all stuffies, clams cakes and fish. If you turn from the ...

Lifestyle

Advice from the Trenches: Big Expectations
June 21, 2017 No Comment

Advice from the Trenches: Big Expectations

Dear C, I’m a musician in my late 40s, and my work requires a lot of travel. This makes it ...

Lunar Notes

June's Trump Watch in the Stars
June 14, 2017 No Comment

June’s Trump Watch in the Stars

As James Comey sat down to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, transiting Sun at 17 degrees of Gemini activated ...

Opinion

Alternative Facts: Pledging
June 14, 2017 No Comment

Alternative Facts: Pledging

I pledge allegiance To the Donald, Of the united holdings of Trump International. And to the philosophy, for which he ...

Pin-Up

Pin-up: Tammy Laforest, Mx. Bisexual 2017
May 31, 2017 No Comment

Pin-up: Tammy Laforest, Mx. Bisexual 2017

[See our interview with Tammy Laforest: http://motifri.com/tammytalks/] Do you have a nickname? A couple of goofy drummers named me TamJam, ...

Shopping

Open and Closed
May 31, 2017 No Comment

Open and Closed

Opened: Vanuatu Coffee Roasters, beloved for its Rhody coffee creation, sadly closed on Feb 26. Good news is, they posted ...

Sports

Riveters Rock the BrewHaHa
June 14, 2017 No Comment

Riveters Rock the BrewHaHa

The weekend of June 3 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, featured the annual BrewHaHa roller derby tournament where (#105) the RI Riveters ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: The Same Thing Project and Other Tales from the Basement
June 14, 2017 No Comment

Alt-Nation: The Same Thing Project and Other Tales from the Basement

    Whether with The Schemers, The Raindogs, The Men of Great Courage, his Tiny String Band or as a ...

Roots Report

The Roots Report: Telling Tales
June 14, 2017 No Comment

The Roots Report: Telling Tales

Okee dokee folks… “Shut up and sing the song!” That is what my friend, the late singer-songwriter Jack Hardy, used ...