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Watch the Snow and Dream of Summer Festivals

Watch the Snow and Dream of Summer Festivals

Jan 28, 2015 | No comment

And out comes the first blast of summer music festivals. Who’s playing? The answer is college dropouts. Who’s going? The

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I’m a Good Mom, I Swear!

I’m a Good Mom, I Swear!

Jan 28, 2015 | No comment

This year I made only one New Year’s resolution: Stop swearing in front of my children. I thus far rationalized

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Once Upon a Coffee Crawl

Once Upon a Coffee Crawl

Jan 28, 2015 | No comment

There’s no better time to think about warming one’s hands around a nice mug of coffee than when staring out

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Know Your Mom and Pop: Hillside Barber Shop

Know Your Mom and Pop: Hillside Barber Shop

Jan 28, 2015 | No comment

Though the Internet has taken over our lives, there are still a few things that can’t be done with a

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Superb Cast Buoys Middletown

Superb Cast Buoys Middletown

Jan 27, 2015 | No comment

If the smash 1990s sitcom “Seinfeld” can be considered a show about nothing, then Middletown, by playwright Will Eno, is

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  • Watch the Snow and Dream of Summer Festivals
  • I’m a Good Mom, I Swear!
  • Once Upon a Coffee Crawl
  • Know Your Mom and Pop: Hillside Barber Shop
  • Superb Cast Buoys Middletown

Theater

Superb Cast Buoys Middletown
January 27, 2015 No Comment

Superb Cast Buoys Middletown

If the smash 1990s sitcom “Seinfeld” can be considered a show about nothing, then Middletown, by playwright Will Eno, is ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer? Return to Your Roots, Jim!
January 14, 2015 No Comment

Got Beer? Return to Your Roots, Jim!

Recently I read an article where Boston Beer Company founder Jim Koch received rather a nasty shock when out at ...

Books

Book Review: Raymond A. Wolf's Gramma Larson Remembers Elvis Presley
January 21, 2015 No Comment

Book Review: Raymond A. Wolf’s Gramma Larson Remembers Elvis Presley

Elvis is arguably one of the most influential artists of all time. He bridged the gap between the white-dominated country ...

Cannabis

Why Oklahoma & Nebraska Hate America’s Children
January 14, 2015 No Comment

Why Oklahoma & Nebraska Hate America’s Children

Colorado just celebrated their one year anniversary of legalized recreational cannabis. Though the results of regulation and taxation did not ...

Dare Me

DareMe: Becoming a Sparkling Beatnik -- There Will Be A Show
November 11, 2014 No Comment

DareMe: Becoming a Sparkling Beatnik — There Will Be A Show

Hi Katie, Writing to see if you’d be interested in “infiltrating” the Empire Revue for the November “Behind the Scenes” ...

Film

Braving the Terrorists at the Cable Car Cinema
January 14, 2015 No Comment

Braving the Terrorists at the Cable Car Cinema

The Cable Car Cinema in Providence was among a phalanx of independent theaters that screened The Interview after all of the ...

Fine Arts

Funda Fest Returns to RI
January 14, 2015 No Comment

Funda Fest Returns to RI

It’s story time once again as Rhode Island Black Storytellers puts on their 17th annual family festival, Funda Fest. FUNDA, meaning ...

Food

Locale Profiles: Providence Coal-Fired Pizza -- Pizza and Bowling Night Just Got a Lot More Exciting
January 21, 2015 No Comment

Locale Profiles: Providence Coal-Fired Pizza — Pizza and Bowling Night Just Got a Lot More Exciting

My husband and I recently took our boys to the Kingstown Bowl for a night of bowling, pizza and beer/lemonade. ...

Lifestyle

I’m a Good Mom, I Swear!
January 28, 2015 No Comment

I’m a Good Mom, I Swear!

This year I made only one New Year’s resolution: Stop swearing in front of my children. I thus far rationalized ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes Jan 15 - February 4
January 14, 2015 No Comment

Lunar Notes Jan 15 – February 4

Aries: Your focus is on plans for the future as you reach or revise your goals in life. You may get ...

Opinion

Opinion: Sony Appeases North Korea
December 19, 2014 No Comment

Opinion: Sony Appeases North Korea

North Korea is one of history’s most brutal, irrational, vicious, and cruel regimes. The so-called Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ...

Pin Up of the Month

January Pinup of the month: Miss Wensday of Cotillion
January 21, 2015 No Comment

January Pinup of the month: Miss Wensday of Cotillion

MISS WENSDAY Cotillion What do you never leave home without? My disarming smile; it’s like a skeleton key that can ...

Shopping

Know Your Mom and Pop: Hillside Barber Shop
January 28, 2015 No Comment

Know Your Mom and Pop: Hillside Barber Shop

Though the Internet has taken over our lives, there are still a few things that can’t be done with a ...

Sports

Extreme Picnicking
January 14, 2015 No Comment

Extreme Picnicking

Last year around this time in the season, my restless friends and I began to develop a new hobby. Refusing ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: Littlefoot, Season of the Witch and Ravi Shavi
December 17, 2014 No Comment

Alt-Nation: Littlefoot, Season of the Witch and Ravi Shavi

Littlefoot – Night of The Living Dreams On their new release, Night of The Living Dreams, Littlefoot offer up a ...

Roots Report

The Roots Report: Rocking into the New Year
December 17, 2014 No Comment

The Roots Report: Rocking into the New Year

Okee dokee folks … Here we are again, zipping along to the finish of another year. I know that this ...