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Good Deeds on the Dance Floor: Local EDM DJs break it down for a good cause

Good Deeds on the Dance Floor: Local EDM DJs break it down for a good cause

Dec 5, 2018 | No comment

Do you love electronic music? Do you also care about people in need in your community? What about 48-hour dance

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An Even Better Christmas Show

An Even Better Christmas Show

Dec 5, 2018 | No comment

Get ready to laugh even harder this holiday season, local comedy fans! One of Providence’s wittiest comedy duos, Chuck Staton

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The Purple Xperience: Marshall Charloff and the Soul of Prince

The Purple Xperience: Marshall Charloff and the Soul of Prince

Dec 5, 2018 | No comment

Prince may be dead, but his purple-tinged soul lives on in a tribute band that brings the ’80s to life.

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CPTC's Night Mother Provides an Intense Night of Theater

CPTC’s Night Mother Provides an Intense Night of Theater

Nov 25, 2018 | No comment

The reputation of Night Mother by Marsha Norman is that it is intense. When I casually chatted with several local frequent

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DITKO Brings the Man to Life on Stage

DITKO Brings the Man to Life on Stage

Nov 13, 2018 | No comment

Lenny Schwartz is known for writing new plays, his terrific sense of humor and his love of comic books. He has

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Midterm Recap: Is Anyone Surprised?

Midterm Recap: Is Anyone Surprised?

Nov 7, 2018 | No comment

No Surprises” playing in my head over and over again. In my mind, the song’s famous xylophone riff loops while

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<i>Next to Normal</i> Handles Mental Illness with Grace and Humor

Next to Normal Handles Mental Illness with Grace and Humor

Nov 7, 2018 | No comment

At one point in the first act of Next to Normal, one character poses the question “Who’s crazy?” Though it

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  • Good Deeds on the Dance Floor: Local EDM DJs break it down for a good cause
  • An Even Better Christmas Show
  • The Purple Xperience: Marshall Charloff and the Soul of Prince
  • CPTC's Night Mother Provides an Intense Night of Theater
  • DITKO Brings the Man to Life on Stage
  • Midterm Recap: Is Anyone Surprised?
  • <i>Next to Normal</i> Handles Mental Illness with Grace and Humor

Books

Been a While: Sex Camel is pillow talk for modern lovers
December 5, 2018 No Comment

Been a While: Sex Camel is pillow talk for modern lovers

Muggs Fogarty tackles not only the subject of sex, but all the complications and emotions that come with it in ...

Cannabis

Ganja Gifting: Don't let their holiday dreams go up in smoke
December 5, 2018 No Comment

Ganja Gifting: Don’t let their holiday dreams go up in smoke

When thinking of your favorite cannabis consumers this holiday season, there are several aspects of ganja gift-giving to keep in ...

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

How I Became the <i>Motif</i> Weatherman
February 28, 2018 No Comment

How I Became the Motif Weatherman

Weather is an endlessly fascinating topic: It affects everybody and can literally be a matter of life and death. Forecasting ...

Film

Code Name: Dynastud – A raunchy romp through a dystopian future
November 14, 2018 No Comment

Code Name: Dynastud – A raunchy romp through a dystopian future

A substantial raunch-com, this latest Scorpio Film Releasing movie follows a gay secret agent/superhero who combats the forces of repression ...

Fine Arts

Providence Street Art Festival 2018
October 20, 2018 No Comment

Providence Street Art Festival 2018

The Providence Street Art Festival was held at the downtown skating rink on Oct 20, 2018. Photos by Cristina Berrios ...

Food

Better than New York: Chef Brian Kingsford of Bacaro shares his veal Bolognese
December 5, 2018 No Comment

Better than New York: Chef Brian Kingsford of Bacaro shares his veal Bolognese

Chef Brian Kingsford of Bacaro got his start in the kitchen as a dishwasher at a breakfast restaurant when he was 12. ...

Keep on Moving

Keep On Movin’: Don't Feed the Machine: Keep it local, keep it quirky
December 5, 2018 No Comment

Keep On Movin’: Don’t Feed the Machine: Keep it local, keep it quirky

In these times of religious observances, family obligations and unabashed consumerism, it can be hard not to succumb to the ...

Lifestyle

Advice from the Trenches: Hiding from UPS
December 12, 2018 No Comment

Advice from the Trenches: Hiding from UPS

Dear C and Dr. B; On Saturday at 3pm I received a frantic call from my 14-year-old daughter, who was ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
December 5, 2018 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: Just when you thought things were settling down – here comes chaos. This is more than just the usual holiday ...

News

Cranston Calls in the Hounds: Kids Don't Eat Free
December 12, 2018 No Comment

Cranston Calls in the Hounds: Kids Don’t Eat Free

Taking on the role of the proverbial school yard bully, the city of Cranston has made its stance known: They ...

Opinion

Cranston Calls in the Hounds: Kids Don't Eat Free
December 12, 2018 No Comment

Cranston Calls in the Hounds: Kids Don’t Eat Free

Taking on the role of the proverbial school yard bully, the city of Cranston has made its stance known: They ...

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

Roots Report: Humbug Redux: This little strummer boy is still a soldier in the war on Christmas
December 5, 2018 No Comment

Roots Report: Humbug Redux: This little strummer boy is still a soldier in the war on Christmas

Okee dokee folks… It is that time of year once again. People whine about not hearing “Merry Christmas.” Well, guess ...

Shopping

Feed Your Need: RI has as many comic book shops as Batman has wonderful toys
October 31, 2018 No Comment

Feed Your Need: RI has as many comic book shops as Batman has wonderful toys

For one glorious weekend each year, Comic Con graces our fair state with its presence. But what’s a despondent comic book ...

Sports

PRD: Wrapping up the shakeup
September 19, 2018 No Comment

PRD: Wrapping up the shakeup

The year of the skater shakeup is coming to a close in Providence Roller Derby. Many of the veterans of ...

Theater

Futurity Makes the Sound of Present Action
December 14, 2018 No Comment

Futurity Makes the Sound of Present Action

When you enter to take your seat for Wilbury Theatre Group’s production of Futurity, you could be forgiven for thinking ...