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The Prince, The Play, and The Theater

The Prince, The Play, and The Theater

Sep 17, 2019 | No comment

I really didn’t want to write this review. That’s become a common phrase for me, and it might be because

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In Providence

In Providence

Sep 10, 2019 | No comment

For some of us, the year begins in September. It’s not a unanimous feeling that Providence is a college town,

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Keep on Moving: Shakin' the Leaves from the Trees: Venture from your house for these shows

Keep on Moving: Shakin’ the Leaves from the Trees: Venture from your house for these shows

Sep 4, 2019 | No comment

I tried to model this year’s Fall Guide column after a Ramones concert — no frills, just kill. Check out

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Extreme Weather: Challenges to local farming in a fast-warming region

Extreme Weather: Challenges to local farming in a fast-warming region

Sep 4, 2019 | No comment

Warming temperatures in the Northeast come with shifting seasons, more intense storms and more rainfall – and farmers in RI

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Climate Strike

Climate Strike

Sep 4, 2019 | No comment

Narragansett Bay has warmed 1.6 degrees Celsius over the last 50 years, and Rhode Island is the first state in

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Nature's Medicine Cabinet: Fight back against colds with cannabis

Nature’s Medicine Cabinet: Fight back against colds with cannabis

Sep 4, 2019 | No comment

Last week I felt it. That refreshing and distinctly cool breeze that whips in and out of the hot summer

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Long Live the King: King Richard's Faire crowns a new monarch

Long Live the King: King Richard’s Faire crowns a new monarch

Sep 4, 2019 | No comment

In 2018, the long-running King Richard’s Faire welcomed a new Queen Anne. One year later, there’s another shakeup in the

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  • The Prince, The Play, and The Theater
  • In Providence
  • Keep on Moving: Shakin' the Leaves from the Trees: Venture from your house for these shows
  • Extreme Weather: Challenges to local farming in a fast-warming region
  • Climate Strike
  • Nature's Medicine Cabinet: Fight back against colds with cannabis
  • Long Live the King: King Richard's Faire crowns a new monarch

Books

Book Review: Alexander Smith's The Perfect Man and Other Stories of the Supernatural
September 11, 2019 No Comment

Book Review: Alexander Smith’s The Perfect Man and Other Stories of the Supernatural

For his second published work, Alexander Smith packs a plethora of thought-provoking circumstances into seven stories that take up 60 ...

Cannabis

On Cloud Nine-One-One?: Vaping safety
September 18, 2019 No Comment

On Cloud Nine-One-One?: Vaping safety

Unless you’ve been avoiding the news (which is honestly understandable these days), you’ve probably heard recently about the dangers of ...

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

Power to the People: Low-cost filmmaking puts creative pursuits within reach
July 31, 2019 No Comment

Power to the People: Low-cost filmmaking puts creative pursuits within reach

Back in the misty days of the mid ’80s when I first started toying around with making movies, the common ...

Fine Arts

Lifetime Achievement: 90-year-old artist Mihail Simeonov's work to be exhibited in Pawtucket
September 18, 2019 No Comment

Lifetime Achievement: 90-year-old artist Mihail Simeonov’s work to be exhibited in Pawtucket

Pawtucket’s Arts and Culture Commission hosts a major exhibit of the work of 90-year-old internationally acclaimed artist Mihail Simeonov, running ...

Food

Locale Profile: Ellie’s Bistro: From Paris to Providence
September 4, 2019 No Comment

Locale Profile: Ellie’s Bistro: From Paris to Providence

“In a sea of Providence’s Italian bakeries, we are the only French bakery — but that’s not to take anything ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer? What's Brewing? Swim into an ocean of beer news
September 18, 2019 No Comment

Got Beer? What’s Brewing? Swim into an ocean of beer news

Another “Got Beer?!” column, and another new brewery has joined the 401 craft crew! The General’s Crossing Brewhouse, at 34 ...

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’: A Sonic Synopsis: Music in mansions? Music in parking lots? Check and check.
September 18, 2019 No Comment

Keep on Movin’: A Sonic Synopsis: Music in mansions? Music in parking lots? Check and check.

For this edition of Keep on Movin’, a rundown on some notable fall happenings. The cooler weather brings a lot ...

Lifestyle

Child's Play
September 18, 2019 No Comment

Child’s Play

Ever wanted to learn a second language, but didn’t know where to start? Ryan Dean, owner of LUMUKU, might have ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
September 18, 2019 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: People catch your attention, enter your life and occupy you in myriad ways. Some excite your exploratory nature, sending ...

News

News Follow-Up
September 18, 2019 No Comment

News Follow-Up

In September 2018, 17-year-old Joel Loarca shot and killed William Parsons outside of Providence Career and Technical Academy. This shooting ...

Opinion

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: He's Fast, We're Furious: How do you solve a problem like The Donald?
September 18, 2019 No Comment

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: He’s Fast, We’re Furious: How do you solve a problem like The Donald?

We Give Up Due to the gap between when Phillipe and Jorge have to file our copy and when it ...

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: Crystal Anniversary: Celebrating 15 years of folkin writing
September 18, 2019 No Comment

The Roots Report: Crystal Anniversary: Celebrating 15 years of folkin writing

Okee dokee folks…I have been so busy over the past couple of months that I almost forgot that I recently ...

Shopping

Open and Closed
July 31, 2019 No Comment

Open and Closed

Opened12 Metre Cafe: Inside the Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Sq, Newport. A seaside cafe along Bowen’s Wharf. Bar ‘Cino: ...

Sports

Take a Hike! Bring leaf peeping to a whole nother level
September 4, 2019 No Comment

Take a Hike! Bring leaf peeping to a whole nother level

RI offers a variety of hiking trails, each with its own style, terrain and level of difficulty. Some trails are ...

Theater

A Fine Romance in Pawtucket
September 18, 2019 No Comment

A Fine Romance in Pawtucket

The Community Players recently kicked off their 99th season with Romantic Comedy – their 369th production. TCP Advisory Board member ...