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Hummel Report: The Pond Is Their Oyster

Hummel Report: The Pond Is Their Oyster

Sep 16, 2014 | No comment

Point Judith Pond is one of Rhode Island’s jewels, a four-mile stretch of crystal-clear water bordering Narragansett and South Kingstown.

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Home Improvement Gone Wrong, or How I Spent The Last 3 Weeks Of Summer

Home Improvement Gone Wrong, or How I Spent The Last 3 Weeks Of Summer

Sep 16, 2014 | No comment

My house was built in 1940 and has had virtually no renovations done to it. It was a “handyman special”

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This Is NOT Your Un-funny Friend’s Improv Group

This Is NOT Your Un-funny Friend’s Improv Group

Sep 16, 2014 | No comment

We’ve all been there. There’s one friend in your circle, which if you were questioned by a stranger you may

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The Gamm's Grounded Aims for the Sky

The Gamm’s Grounded Aims for the Sky

Sep 11, 2014 | No comment

The one-person show is a producer’s dream. Less overhead, same ticket price, more control over the process. Often the domain

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Telling Fairy Tales in Providence

Telling Fairy Tales in Providence

Sep 9, 2014 | No comment

World premieres are a rarity, and are especially uncommon in smaller cities like Providence. Even more unusual is to have

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  • Hummel Report: The Pond Is Their Oyster
  • Home Improvement Gone Wrong, or How I Spent The Last 3 Weeks Of Summer
  • This Is NOT Your Un-funny Friend’s Improv Group
  • The Gamm's Grounded Aims for the Sky
  • Telling Fairy Tales in Providence

Theater

Theater Award Winners
September 16, 2014 No Comment

Theater Award Winners

Motif seeks to recognize the excellence in local theater at many different levels. We polled the critics and the theater ...

Got Beer?

IMBIBE: Back to School Special
September 4, 2014 No Comment

IMBIBE: Back to School Special

Why do we eagerly throw ourselves into the festivities and foods we ought to celebrate before it’s actually time for ...

Books

Curling Up with a Good Book will Never go out of Style
September 4, 2014 No Comment

Curling Up with a Good Book will Never go out of Style

Throughout tough economic times and a rise in new technology, one area of the arts that has especially struggled is ...

Cannabis

The New England Green Rush -- Tip of the Legalization Spear
September 4, 2014 No Comment

The New England Green Rush — Tip of the Legalization Spear

As the November midterm elections approach, the Northeast is poised to be the new tip of the spear for the ...

Dare Me

DareMe: Time Warp? Again?
September 4, 2014 No Comment

DareMe: Time Warp? Again?

If a person ran up to you in a panic and asked you what year it was, you’d respond, right? ...

Film

Scene and Heard: Mama Cast
September 9, 2014 No Comment

Scene and Heard: Mama Cast

This summer was the best. I had the pleasure of working on two big time productions – HBO’s “Newsroom” (in ...

Fine Arts

Orange Interaction -- It's Your Turn to Free Pass
September 4, 2014 No Comment

Orange Interaction — It’s Your Turn to Free Pass

Some art just hangs there, waiting for you to walk by. It sits on the wall, it stands in the ...

Food

Flavors of Fall
September 9, 2014 No Comment

Flavors of Fall

It might not quite feel like fall, but the beginning of September heralds our autumnal arrival. I love September. Whether ...

Lifestyle

Home Improvement Gone Wrong, or How I Spent The Last 3 Weeks Of Summer
September 16, 2014 No Comment

Home Improvement Gone Wrong, or How I Spent The Last 3 Weeks Of Summer

My house was built in 1940 and has had virtually no renovations done to it. It was a “handyman special” ...

Lunar Notes

Cosmic Capsule: What's in Store for Fall?
September 4, 2014 No Comment

Cosmic Capsule: What’s in Store for Fall?

The Autumnal Equinox occurs this year on September 22. A few days later there is a New Moon in Libra. ...

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

The Women of the West End
September 9, 2014 No Comment

The Women of the West End

Nothing sounds more terrifying or satisfying to me than starting a small business. There is a certain dedication needed to ...

Sports

Roller Derby: Feel the Intensity
September 4, 2014 No Comment

Roller Derby: Feel the Intensity

If you missed Providence Roller Derby’s return to the Bank of America Skating Pavilion in Providence, you missed one of ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: 12 Step Recovery Process for Coping with the Demise of Summer
September 4, 2014 No Comment

Alt-Nation: 12 Step Recovery Process for Coping with the Demise of Summer

Joe Fletcher & The Wrong Reasons – You’ve Got The Wrong Man (album release) It’s been nearly four years since ...

Roots Report

Roots Report: Music Is Moving Inside
September 4, 2014 No Comment

Roots Report: Music Is Moving Inside

Okee dokee folks … First of all I would like to thank the hundreds of people who sent me condolences ...