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The Summit Music Festival Returns to Lippitt Park

The Summit Music Festival Returns to Lippitt Park

Aug 19, 2014 | No comment

On Saturday, August 23, from 1 – 6pm, the Summit Music Festival will turn Lippitt Park, that haven for toddlers,

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The Gelato “Crawl”: A Transcendent Experience

The Gelato “Crawl”: A Transcendent Experience

Aug 19, 2014 | No comment

I had my first gelato when I was 16 years old. I was in Washington, D.C., on a Presidential Classroom

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Head Out on the Iway

Head Out on the Iway

Aug 19, 2014 | No comment

Editor’s Note: The Iway Bridge has gotten a lot of media attention the past month as the Department of Transportation

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CD Review: The Pourmen -- Too Old To Die Young

CD Review: The Pourmen — Too Old To Die Young

Aug 19, 2014 | No comment

I’ve never been much of a drinker. Sure, in my rebellious teenage years I was known to imbibe a few

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2014 Motif Theater Awards Nominees: Vote!

2014 Motif Theater Awards Nominees: Vote!

Jul 3, 2014 | No comment

CLICK HERE TO VOTE As we’ve been doing for years, Motif seeks to recognize the excellence in local theater at many different

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  • The Summit Music Festival Returns to Lippitt Park
  • The Gelato “Crawl”: A Transcendent Experience
  • Head Out on the Iway
  • CD Review: The Pourmen -- Too Old To Die Young
  • 2014 Motif Theater Awards Nominees: Vote!

Theater

Forever Plaid Hits A High Note
August 6, 2014 No Comment

Forever Plaid Hits A High Note

The Plaids are a 1950s singing group that never was. As an offstage speaker informs us, the four clean-cut males ...

Got Beer?

IMBIBE: The Sherry Negroni
August 6, 2014 No Comment

IMBIBE: The Sherry Negroni

Ah, the classic Negroni. That ballsy little drink of gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari. Herbal, bitter, sweet, blushing. Just what ...

Books

Book Review: Richard Galli's Rescuing Jeffrey
August 12, 2014 No Comment

Book Review: Richard Galli’s Rescuing Jeffrey

Everyone fears family tragedies and no one exactly knows how they will react in the face of one. Most people, ...

Cannabis

Oaksterdam University: The Future of the Cannabis Industry
August 6, 2014 No Comment

Oaksterdam University: The Future of the Cannabis Industry

On August 15th through 17th, the RI Convention Center will be home to a rare three-day seminar presented by Oaksterdam ...

Dare Me

Fluxus Cock Fight
July 29, 2014 No Comment

Fluxus Cock Fight

It’s hard to describe just what’s going on when a Fluxus event takes place. We explored it in more depth ...

Film

Strange Happenings at the 48 Hour Film Project
August 7, 2014 No Comment

Strange Happenings at the 48 Hour Film Project

Motif recently sat down with the audience choice award winners from Providence’s 48 Hour Film Project and asked them one ...

Food

The Gelato “Crawl”: A Transcendent Experience
August 19, 2014 No Comment

The Gelato “Crawl”: A Transcendent Experience

I had my first gelato when I was 16 years old. I was in Washington, D.C., on a Presidential Classroom ...

Lifestyle

The Gelato “Crawl”: A Transcendent Experience
August 19, 2014 No Comment

The Gelato “Crawl”: A Transcendent Experience

I had my first gelato when I was 16 years old. I was in Washington, D.C., on a Presidential Classroom ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
August 6, 2014 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: It’s party time for Aries this month as the Ram takes the time to enjoy life. Romance, entertainment, gambling ...

Pin Up of the Month

Pin-Up of the Month: Karena Ruggiero
July 2, 2014 No Comment

Pin-Up of the Month: Karena Ruggiero

Do you have a nickname? Some friends call me Doctor, although they are a few years too early. I won’t ...

Shopping

Know Your Mom and Pop: La Tiendita and Piñata Center
June 18, 2014 No Comment

Know Your Mom and Pop: La Tiendita and Piñata Center

The Piñata Center offers genuine Guatemalan products right in he heart of Providence People are obsessed with combining things. Whether ...

Sports

Downtown Goes Derby
August 6, 2014 No Comment

Downtown Goes Derby

For the first time since 2009, the wheels of Providence Roller Derby will once again be rolling on The Providence ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: Keeping It Simple
August 6, 2014 No Comment

Alt-Nation: Keeping It Simple

Picked up the pieces while waiting for The $3 Bar to re-open and figured I’d recap the Newport Folk Festival. ...

Roots Report

Roots Report: Don't Let These Shows Pass You By
August 6, 2014 No Comment

Roots Report: Don’t Let These Shows Pass You By

Okee dokee folks … As I mentioned last month the summer shows are plenty. I have managed to get to ...