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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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The Oregon Trail: Caravan to your local liquor shop for a pinot noir from Oregon -- covered wagon not required

The Oregon Trail: Caravan to your local liquor shop for a pinot noir from Oregon — covered wagon not required

Mar 6, 2019 | No comment

The first flowers sprout from the ground, and our thoughts turn to lighter fare and wine.  Pinot noir, with bright

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Distill My Beating Heart: New, old and everything in between -- we haven't met a distillery we don't love

Distill My Beating Heart: New, old and everything in between — we haven’t met a distillery we don’t love

Mar 6, 2019 | No comment

From the old guard represented by Sons of Liberty to new kid on the block, RI Spirits, distilleries seem to

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Stay and Listen: Composer Tim O'Keefe will create a soundtrack to The Dean this month

Stay and Listen: Composer Tim O’Keefe will create a soundtrack to The Dean this month

Mar 6, 2019 | No comment

Tim O’Keefe is an internationally acclaimed producer, composer, performer and DJ, whose work has been featured in films such as

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Rhode Ireland: Irish immigrants' influence abounds in our fair state

Rhode Ireland: Irish immigrants’ influence abounds in our fair state

Mar 6, 2019 | No comment

Of all the stories in Irish legend, few have captured more imaginations than the mystical kingdom of Tír na nÓg.

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Five Fun Things to Do: February 27 - March 6

Five Fun Things to Do: February 27 – March 6

Feb 27, 2019 | No comment

WED 27 Dance Barre: Kicking and Screening: An evening watching dance films while drinking wine. Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase St,

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Love Under the Northern Lights: Entertaining Almost, Maine is almost realism, most decidedly magical

Love Under the Northern Lights: Entertaining Almost, Maine is almost realism, most decidedly magical

Feb 26, 2019 | No comment

Almost, Maine, by playwright/actor John Cariani, holds the distinction of being one of the most popular plays of this decade

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  • New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave
  • The Oregon Trail: Caravan to your local liquor shop for a pinot noir from Oregon -- covered wagon not required
  • Distill My Beating Heart: New, old and everything in between -- we haven't met a distillery we don't love
  • Stay and Listen: Composer Tim O'Keefe will create a soundtrack to The Dean this month
  • Rhode Ireland: Irish immigrants' influence abounds in our fair state
  • Five Fun Things to Do: February 27 - March 6
  • Love Under the Northern Lights: Entertaining Almost, Maine is almost realism, most decidedly magical

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

How Green Is Your Green? The impact of the cannabis industry on the environmental crisis
March 6, 2019 No Comment

How Green Is Your Green? The impact of the cannabis industry on the environmental crisis

Our environment is under attack from all angles, so each one of us must be conscious of and responsible about ...

Comics

Where In Our World?
March 6, 2019 No Comment

Where In Our World?

Answer     TF Green Airport – not only the gateway to Ireland, but a perfectly named match for our ...

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

New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave
March 6, 2019 No Comment

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

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

Film

Salve Regina French Film Festival Returns
March 6, 2019 No Comment

Salve Regina French Film Festival Returns

The 14th annual French Film Festival at Salve Regina University screens six films Sunday, Mar 17, to Friday, Mar 29, ...

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

New Beginnings: The opening of Aleppo Sweets
March 6, 2019 No Comment

New Beginnings: The opening of Aleppo Sweets

While most restaurants and cafes begin with a vision, Aleppo Sweets, in many ways, began with a friendship. Sandy Martin, ...

Got Beer?

White Dog Distillery Is a Chemist's Playground
March 13, 2019 No Comment

White Dog Distillery Is a Chemist’s Playground

On a chilly Friday night, a surprisingly large crowd is navigating the concrete and brick labyrinth of 560 Mineral Spring ...

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

Alt-Health: Little White Lies Lead to Big Problems
March 13, 2019 No Comment

Alt-Health: Little White Lies Lead to Big Problems

PD Ouspensky once wrote that man could be classified as “an animal that lies.” This is most certainly true. Much ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
February 20, 2019 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: Much is going on in your life, from the very public to the very private. Work/Career connections bring hard work ...

News

Five Fun Things To Do: Mar 13 - 19
March 13, 2019 No Comment

Five Fun Things To Do: Mar 13 – 19

THU 14 LittleBoyBigHeadOnBike/ FINE./ Ava Callery: Indie rock. 9pm. AS220, 115 Empire St, PVD. as220.org Writers Night: 2019 RISCA Fellowship ...

Opinion

Opinion: Time for Mockingbird to Fly Away
March 7, 2019 No Comment

Opinion: Time for Mockingbird to Fly Away

If you follow theater news, you’ve probably been made aware of several cancelled productions of To Kill a Mockingbird, including ...

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

Adventure Within: Stir-crazy kids? Warm weather not coming fast enough? Urban Air Adventure Park has you covered
March 6, 2019 No Comment

Adventure Within: Stir-crazy kids? Warm weather not coming fast enough? Urban Air Adventure Park has you covered

George Eliot wrote, “Adventure is not outside man; it is within.” At Urban Air Adventure Park (UAAP), just north of ...

Theater

<i>Breaking Legs</i>: Murder Will Out
March 12, 2019 No Comment

Breaking Legs: Murder Will Out

In Tom Dulack’s Breaking Legs at the Arctic Playhouse, college professor Terrence O’Keefe (Jeff Blanchette) has written a play-within-a-play whose goal is ...