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Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Press, Press Secretary, Dumpster fire, Hard Drivin', Bombs

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Press, Press Secretary, Dumpster fire, Hard Drivin’, Bombs

Apr 19, 2017 | No comment

Huge Blunder at Urinal? Phillipe and Jorge fear that GateHouse Media, absentee owners of the Biggest Little’s organ of record,

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Cannabis Legalization in RI: Where's Our Law?

Cannabis Legalization in RI: Where’s Our Law?

Apr 19, 2017 | No comment

Massachusetts voted and decided to legalize marijuana. It then promptly shot itself in the foot over the question of how

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Hummel Report: Politics in Town Manager Choice

Hummel Report: Politics in Town Manager Choice

Apr 19, 2017 | No comment

Immediately after North Kingstown’s new town council took over in early December it had an important – and pressing –

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: More Dinosaur than Elephant

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: More Dinosaur than Elephant

Apr 19, 2017 | No comment

Before the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus shuts down forever after nearly a century, their second-to-last shows will

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Record Store Day Invades RI

Record Store Day Invades RI

Apr 19, 2017 | No comment

It’s a day that’s a music junkie’s paradise. Each year, local record stores become hives for special releases and sometimes

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  • Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Press, Press Secretary, Dumpster fire, Hard Drivin', Bombs
  • Cannabis Legalization in RI: Where's Our Law?
  • Hummel Report: Politics in Town Manager Choice
  • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: More Dinosaur than Elephant
  • Record Store Day Invades RI

Theater

Spamalot: 'Tis a Silly Play
April 22, 2017 No Comment

Spamalot: ‘Tis a Silly Play

If you’re a fan of Monty Python and the Holy Grail but haven’t seen the musical Spamalot, Roger William’s University’s ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer? The $12 Six-Pack and Odes to Brews
April 19, 2017 No Comment

Got Beer? The $12 Six-Pack and Odes to Brews

In the previous issue of Motif, my esteemed colleague Pete Larrivee riffed on the fact that “good beer isn’t cheap” ...

Books

Book Review: E.A. Mann's One American Robin
February 8, 2017 No Comment

Book Review: E.A. Mann’s One American Robin

  It’s the realism of this story that I find so striking. Author E.A. Mann, in his debut novel, wrote ...

Cannabis

Opinion: RI Cannabis Blues – Legalize Before It's Too Late
April 19, 2017 No Comment

Opinion: RI Cannabis Blues – Legalize Before It’s Too Late

For the seventh straight year, Rhode Island legislators have presented a bill to tax and regulate cannabis, much like the ...

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 ...

Film

2017 Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival
April 19, 2017 No Comment

2017 Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival

The Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival showcases amazing films across all genres, live music, art exhibits ...

Fine Arts

2017 Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival
April 19, 2017 No Comment

2017 Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival

The Southeast New England (SENE) Film, Music and Arts Festival showcases amazing films across all genres, live music, art exhibits ...

Food

Food Truck Review: Presto Strange-O coffee
April 19, 2017 No Comment

Food Truck Review: Presto Strange-O coffee

Rhode Island’s gotta have it: Whether it’s at home, at work or any one of the hundreds of shops around ...

Lifestyle

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 ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
April 19, 2017 No Comment

Lunar Notes

aquarianrants.blogspot.com Forecast Period: April 19, 2017 to May 2, 2017 Aries: Past relationship or money issues may be resolved after ...

Opinion

Wind Power: It “Blowed Up Good”
April 19, 2017 No Comment

Wind Power: It “Blowed Up Good”

  Wind energy is all it’s blown up to be. States like Texas and Oklahoma know wind to be a ...

Pin Up of the Month

Pin-Up of the Month: Sinnamon Splice
February 2, 2017 No Comment

Pin-Up of the Month: Sinnamon Splice

What’s your biggest pet peeve? It really bothers me when people dress up their cars. The reindeer horns and Rudolph ...

Shopping

Know Your Mom and Pop: The Village Drum Shop
March 8, 2017 No Comment

Know Your Mom and Pop: The Village Drum Shop

Turning a hobby into a full-time job and successful business is a dream come true for most people. While the ...

Sports

Get Gored for Good: A Bloody Good Time
April 16, 2017 No Comment

Get Gored for Good: A Bloody Good Time

Get Gored For Good is an annual spring charity fundraiser for Amos House held this year on the morning of ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: Ann Wilson of Heart interview
April 4, 2017 No Comment

Alt-Nation: Ann Wilson of Heart interview

Heart was one of those bands in the early- to mid-70s that shined through the mudpack of mainstream mediocrity and ...

Roots Report

Roots Report: Cable Access, Graham Parker, Garry Tallent
April 19, 2017 No Comment

Roots Report: Cable Access, Graham Parker, Garry Tallent

Cable access shows Okee dokee folks… When I first started this column, somewhere I wrote, “Love is fleeting but cable ...