Feature News

PVDFest Shots Fired: Suspect Apprehended: Update / Opinion

PVDFest Shots Fired: Suspect Apprehended: Update / Opinion

Jun 24, 2019 | No comment

Hearing shots ring out on Saturday night at the crowded downtown PVDFest was pretty rattling for a lot of people

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People You Should Know

People You Should Know

Jun 19, 2019 | No comment

Did you know that RI has more amazing people per capita than any other state in the country? It’s true!

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Just Be Patient: Our expert offers step by step instructions on procuring a medical marijuana license

Just Be Patient: Our expert offers step by step instructions on procuring a medical marijuana license

Jun 19, 2019 | No comment

Friends, family and complete strangers often express to me their interest in the benefits of medical marijuana, but hesitate when

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On the Relocation of the RI Theater Awards

On the Relocation of the RI Theater Awards

Jun 15, 2019 | No comment

Every year, Motif throws an event called the RI Theater Awards. It’s free and open to the public, and celebrates

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Diocese of Providence Withdraws Support for RI Theater Awards

Diocese of Providence Withdraws Support for RI Theater Awards

Jun 14, 2019 | No comment

The Rhode Island Theater Awards, sponsored and produced by a team at Motif magazine, have a little less than two

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Opinion: Not Celebrating Pride Month Would Be Harmful to Our Children

Opinion: Not Celebrating Pride Month Would Be Harmful to Our Children

Jun 12, 2019 | No comment

Before writing this, I did what every dutiful “elder millennial” would; I journaled all of my thoughts, made lists and

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World record for speed pretzel eating set at PVD Fest

World record for speed pretzel eating set at PVD Fest

Jun 9, 2019 | No comment

Saturday around 3:45 pm something happened in Kennedy Plaza that will go down in history. Well, if you count the

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  • PVDFest Shots Fired: Suspect Apprehended: Update / Opinion
  • People You Should Know
  • Just Be Patient: Our expert offers step by step instructions on procuring a medical marijuana license
  • On the Relocation of the RI Theater Awards
  • Diocese of Providence Withdraws Support for RI Theater Awards
  • Opinion: Not Celebrating Pride Month Would Be Harmful to Our Children
  • World record for speed pretzel eating set at PVD Fest

Books

Beach Reads: Books for Summer
June 5, 2019 No Comment

Beach Reads: Books for Summer

Abundance by Michael Fine (320 pages, PM Press, published May 1, 2019). Doctors among warriors occupy an unusual position in ...

Cannabis

Just Be Patient: Our expert offers step by step instructions on procuring a medical marijuana license
June 19, 2019 No Comment

Just Be Patient: Our expert offers step by step instructions on procuring a medical marijuana license

Friends, family and complete strangers often express to me their interest in the benefits of medical marijuana, but hesitate when ...

Comics

Fest
June 19, 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

Unclogging the Drain: New project encourages local citizens to help keep trash out of the oceans
June 5, 2019 No Comment

Unclogging the Drain: New project encourages local citizens to help keep trash out of the oceans

Some of the best benevolent ideas can come from unlikely and unexpected places. A few years ago, Bonnie Combs, marketing ...

Film

Womanimation! Celebration
June 19, 2019 No Comment

Womanimation! Celebration

On June 29, some of the best women-created animation from around the world will be featured at AS220 for the ...

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

RI FOOD FIGHTS Brings Competitive Cupcakes to the Creative Capital
June 19, 2019 No Comment

RI FOOD FIGHTS Brings Competitive Cupcakes to the Creative Capital

“The Rhode Island cupcake community is competitive and very vocal. Everyone has a favorite and no one is afraid to ...

Got Beer?

Slinging Drinks
June 19, 2019 No Comment

Slinging Drinks

Cocktails, Competition, and Community: these three Cs are the motivation behind SLING Cocktail Exposition and Competition happening on June 26 ...

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 landmark US Supreme Court decisions, Roe v. Wade (and its lesser-known companion ...

Keep on Moving

Keep on Moving: What Lies Between: Courtney Swain's latest heads for high seas
June 19, 2019 No Comment

Keep on Moving: What Lies Between: Courtney Swain’s latest heads for high seas

Courtney Swain – Between Blood and Ocean Courtney Swain, the singer and keyboardist for Boston’s experimental rock group Bent Knee, ...

Lifestyle

PVDFest Shots Fired: Suspect Apprehended: Update / Opinion
June 24, 2019 No Comment

PVDFest Shots Fired: Suspect Apprehended: Update / Opinion

Hearing shots ring out on Saturday night at the crowded downtown PVDFest was pretty rattling for a lot of people ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
June 19, 2019 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: The artistic, the beautiful and the friendly enter your life during this period. This is all good, but something comes ...

News

PVDFest Shots Fired: Suspect Apprehended: Update / Opinion
June 24, 2019 No Comment

PVDFest Shots Fired: Suspect Apprehended: Update / Opinion

Hearing shots ring out on Saturday night at the crowded downtown PVDFest was pretty rattling for a lot of people ...

Opinion

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: In the Navy: Our arches as simply perfect, Mr. Secretary
June 19, 2019 No Comment

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: In the Navy: Our arches as simply perfect, Mr. Secretary

P&J Still Awaiting  Federal Jobs At right about the same time that Phillipe & Jorge were about to volunteer to ...

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 ...

Shopping

Bristol’s Ode to Historic Hotpoint: A restored sign lights Bristol's streets
June 5, 2019 No Comment

Bristol’s Ode to Historic Hotpoint: A restored sign lights Bristol’s streets

Santa visited historic downtown Bristol early this year — on May 11, one still-cool Friday night. Swapping his sleigh for ...

Sports

Rollin to the Rhodey Robin
June 19, 2019 No Comment

Rollin to the Rhodey Robin

The Rhode Island Riveters of PVD came out of the Battle of Bunker Hill tournament with another strong two out ...

Theater

The Band's Visit Visits PPAC
June 22, 2019 No Comment

The Band’s Visit Visits PPAC

The delightfully offbeat and heartwarming The Band’s Visit launches its National Tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center on June ...