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Providence Improv Fest Returns

Providence Improv Fest Returns

Sep 22, 2017 | No comment

Last night, Sep 22, marked the 14th opening of the annual Providence Improv Festival (PIF). With over 40 improv comedy

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Free Tuition at CCRI: The New Lively Experiment

Free Tuition at CCRI: The New Lively Experiment

Sep 20, 2017 | No comment

The entering freshman class at the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) for fall 2017 includes the first beneficiaries of

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Hummel Report: New Rotary at CCRI

Hummel Report: New Rotary at CCRI

Sep 20, 2017 | No comment

Anyone who has visited CCRI’s Warwick campus in the morning knows the drill: A line of cars backed up on

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The Odeum gets Epic: Epic Love Stories Premieres in East Greenwich

The Odeum gets Epic: Epic Love Stories Premieres in East Greenwich

Sep 20, 2017 | No comment

  Rhode Island has lost some killer venues. The Living Room, Perishable Theater and Black Rep/Aurora just to name a

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Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Bye, Benny's, PawSox and the Main Event

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Bye, Benny’s, PawSox and the Main Event

Sep 20, 2017 | No comment

Benny’s – Sign of the Apocalypse It is easy to talk about the impact on local businesses of Walmart, Home

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  • Providence Improv Fest Returns
  • Free Tuition at CCRI: The New Lively Experiment
  • Hummel Report: New Rotary at CCRI
  • The Odeum gets Epic: Epic Love Stories Premieres in East Greenwich
  • Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Bye, Benny's, PawSox and the Main Event

Theater

Providence Improv Fest Returns
September 22, 2017 No Comment

Providence Improv Fest Returns

Last night, Sep 22, marked the 14th opening of the annual Providence Improv Festival (PIF). With over 40 improv comedy ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer? What's Round and Orange and in Every. Single. Thing?
September 20, 2017 No Comment

Got Beer? What’s Round and Orange and in Every. Single. Thing?

We find ourselves in that season once again where a single overly hyped flavor dominates every single possible food that ...

Books

Book Review: Rick Massimo's I Got a Song
July 19, 2017 No Comment

Book Review: Rick Massimo’s I Got a Song

The Newport Folk Festival is arguably one of the most important American music festivals ever. Founder George Wein, with the ...

Cannabis

Late Summer Edibles
September 20, 2017 No Comment

Late Summer Edibles

As the summer winds down, there is still an abundance of delicious local produce available for fresh, colorful meals. The ...

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

Local Film Round-Up
September 6, 2017 No Comment

Local Film Round-Up

It’s been a while since these pages delved into the heated waters of local film activity, but everything from features ...

Fine Arts

Morris Nathanson, Pawtucket Revival Architect and Artist, Turns 90
September 20, 2017 No Comment

Morris Nathanson, Pawtucket Revival Architect and Artist, Turns 90

The City of Pawtucket pulled out all the stops to honor Morris Nathanson on September 8, the day before his ...

Food

Late Night Eats: So Much More than Rubbery Eggs
September 20, 2017 No Comment

Late Night Eats: So Much More than Rubbery Eggs

Having a 49-year-old mom who lives in the suburbs write an article about late night eats is like having Donald ...

Lifestyle

The Lessons That They Need
September 20, 2017 No Comment

The Lessons That They Need

It happens during my last class of the day: A seventh grader raises her hand and asks, “It’s a bad thing ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
September 20, 2017 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: You focus on getting things in order. Getting it together moves you closer to your goals. A new course of ...

Opinion

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Bye, Benny's, PawSox and the Main Event
September 20, 2017 No Comment

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Bye, Benny’s, PawSox and the Main Event

Benny’s – Sign of the Apocalypse It is easy to talk about the impact on local businesses of Walmart, Home ...

Pin-Up/Profile

Meet Bombshell Betty!
September 13, 2017 No Comment

Meet Bombshell Betty!

What’s your day job? I work as a professional singer and own Bombshell Betty Productions. I love singing vintage music ...

Shopping

Don't Forget Your Umbrella: Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods
September 20, 2017 No Comment

Don’t Forget Your Umbrella: Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods

So, Amazon bought Whole Foods in a 13.7 billion dollar acquisition. Not really a big deal considering the market cap ...

Sports

Grab Your Hoodie and Get Out!
September 6, 2017 No Comment

Grab Your Hoodie and Get Out!

Fall is almost here. Hot, muggy days have already turned cool and brisk. T-shirts and shorts will make way for ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: Sad News and Other News
September 20, 2017 No Comment

Alt-Nation: Sad News and Other News

Farewell to Aurora And the slow, depressing march toward progress continues… Motif has already reported on the upcoming closing of ...

Roots Report

The Roots Report: All I Am Saying Is Give Fall a Chance
September 6, 2017 No Comment

The Roots Report: All I Am Saying Is Give Fall a Chance

Okee dokee folks … I know that most, if not all, of you will be unhappy about this, but it ...