Feature News

Farewell to the great Erik Narwhal!

Farewell to the great Erik Narwhal!

Mar 21, 2019 | No comment

Stop! Look! Listen! You had no choice if you were witness to the wild antics of local musician Erik Narwhal,

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You Gotta Fight for Your Right: One woman's desire for change was channeled into The Womxn Project

You Gotta Fight for Your Right: One woman’s desire for change was channeled into The Womxn Project

Mar 20, 2019 | No comment

As a lifelong Rhode Islander, I’m ashamed to admit how few times I had been inside our State House prior

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Abuse of Power: Bell says sex with a person in police custody should be considered sexual assault

Abuse of Power: Bell says sex with a person in police custody should be considered sexual assault

Mar 20, 2019 | No comment

On February 13, State Senator Sam Bell (District 5) submitted a law (S-0317) into the Senate Judiciary committee that sets

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Period Piece: Brown first-year talks about her Oscar win for Period. End of Sentence.

Period Piece: Brown first-year talks about her Oscar win for Period. End of Sentence.

Mar 20, 2019 | No comment

Charlotte Silverman is a first-year at Brown University and already has an Oscar under her belt. Period. End of Sentence.,

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Honest Lies: Ilyus talks about getting to the truth through her poetry

Honest Lies: Ilyus talks about getting to the truth through her poetry

Mar 20, 2019 | No comment

“When I was 14, my therapist told me that I should write a poem about my feelings and immediately I

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Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Scandalous!: Please make checks out to Superior Correspondents, Inc

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Scandalous!: Please make checks out to Superior Correspondents, Inc

Mar 20, 2019 | No comment

Schools of Scandal Phillipe and Jorge are appalled by the recent exposure of bribes, cheating on tests and falsified admission

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New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave

New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave

Mar 6, 2019 | No comment

The sands of time are shifting in Rhode Island, and not just metaphorically. Coastal erosion is a problem in the

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  • Farewell to the great Erik Narwhal!
  • You Gotta Fight for Your Right: One woman's desire for change was channeled into The Womxn Project
  • Abuse of Power: Bell says sex with a person in police custody should be considered sexual assault
  • Period Piece: Brown first-year talks about her Oscar win for Period. End of Sentence.
  • Honest Lies: Ilyus talks about getting to the truth through her poetry
  • Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Scandalous!: Please make checks out to Superior Correspondents, Inc
  • New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave

Books

Loki Ragnarok
February 20, 2019 No Comment

Loki Ragnarok

Rhode Island’s Mark Binder was named a finalist for the 2019 Audie Awards for Best Original Work for his audiobook titled ...

Cannabis

Acting Up: Our expert provides a primer on cannabis activism
March 20, 2019 No Comment

Acting Up: Our expert provides a primer on cannabis activism

Cannabis legalization is not inevitable, and recent progress is in large part thanks to the hard work of drug policy ...

Comics

Fest
March 20, 2019 No Comment

Fest

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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

Pass it On!: Raising kids to be stewards of the Earth is no child's play
March 20, 2019 No Comment

Pass it On!: Raising kids to be stewards of the Earth is no child’s play

Parenting in the age of climate change can be overwhelming. As I try to raise my young children to be ...

Film

Period Piece: Brown first-year talks about her Oscar win for Period. End of Sentence.
March 20, 2019 No Comment

Period Piece: Brown first-year talks about her Oscar win for Period. End of Sentence.

Charlotte Silverman is a first-year at Brown University and already has an Oscar under her belt. Period. End of Sentence., ...

Fine Arts

Pretty Is a Blind Man’s Playground
February 20, 2019 No Comment

Pretty Is a Blind Man’s Playground

Beware the pretty; it is a spinning maelstrom, a black hole that will suck you in and leave you in ...

Food

Locale Profile: Gettin' Fresh!: Prica Farina serves up homemade pasta with a pinch of flour and a lot of love
March 20, 2019 No Comment

Locale Profile: Gettin’ Fresh!: Prica Farina serves up homemade pasta with a pinch of flour and a lot of love

“They look like my wife’s hair,” David Strenio said as he guided the cavatappi pasta cascading from the extruder in perfectly ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer? Raise a Glass: A boatload of beer news
March 20, 2019 No Comment

Got Beer? Raise a Glass: A boatload of beer news

In the Spring Guide edition of “Got Beer?,” we noted that the details re: the 3rd Annual Bacon & Beer ...

Health

News Analysis: What Happens if <i>Roe v. Wade</i> is Overturned?
February 20, 2019 No Comment

News Analysis: What Happens if Roe v. Wade is Overturned?

Currently, the right to abortion is protected under two landmark US Supreme Court decisions, Roe v. Wade in 1973 and ...

Keep on Moving

Keep on Movin’: Burn it all Down: Local legends Churchburn do doom and gloom right
March 6, 2019 No Comment

Keep on Movin’: Burn it all Down: Local legends Churchburn do doom and gloom right

This issue, the column takes a decidedly bleaker turn (in a good way), as we make our first foray into ...

Lifestyle

You Gotta Fight for Your Right: One woman's desire for change was channeled into The Womxn Project
March 20, 2019 No Comment

You Gotta Fight for Your Right: One woman’s desire for change was channeled into The Womxn Project

As a lifelong Rhode Islander, I’m ashamed to admit how few times I had been inside our State House prior ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
March 20, 2019 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: It is nose to the grindstone time for you. You might not like what you are doing but you ...

News

The Whale Guitar
March 21, 2019 No Comment

The Whale Guitar

The Whale Guitar is the brainchild of Jen Long, designed by local artist William Schaff and created by Rachel XXX. ...

Opinion

Hands Off!: Monetization plan for Providence water will hurt RI residents and imperil crucial resource
March 20, 2019 No Comment

Hands Off!: Monetization plan for Providence water will hurt RI residents and imperil crucial resource

To safeguard the clean and affordable water that the Providence Water Supply Board (PWSB) delivers to more than 60% of Rhode ...

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: Petting My Kitty: The cat wants what the cat wants, and this cat wants music
March 6, 2019 No Comment

Roots Report: Petting My Kitty: The cat wants what the cat wants, and this cat wants music

Okee dokee folks… Lately one of my cats has decided that sitting on my lap while I am at the ...

Shopping

Open and Closed
March 6, 2019 No Comment

Open and Closed

Opened Friskie Fries: County Road, Barrington. friskiefries.com Hey, french fry lovers (that’s all but two of you, right?)! Friskie Fries now ...

Sports

Derby Roundup: Rolling fast into the 2019 season
March 20, 2019 No Comment

Derby Roundup: Rolling fast into the 2019 season

The temperature is rising, which means a new year of Providence Roller Derby (PRD) is upon us, and what a ...

Theater

<i>Our Town</i> at Burbage: Before the Fall
March 21, 2019 No Comment

Our Town at Burbage: Before the Fall

Our Town by Thorton Wilder is a deceptively simple play to perform, famously requiring neither set nor scenery and few ...