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The Hummel Report: HealthSourceRI Year One

The Hummel Report: HealthSourceRI Year One

Mar 4, 2015 | No comment

The radio and television ads have been hard to miss: “Year one of HealthSourceRI was a success, and now it’s

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The Roots Report: An Interview with Jimmy Webb

The Roots Report: An Interview with Jimmy Webb

Mar 4, 2015 | No comment

Okee dokee folks … When I was young, my first musical impressions came from what my parents played on the

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Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: PoorSox, Talking Heads and Soccer Names That Kick Butt

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: PoorSox, Talking Heads and Soccer Names That Kick Butt

Mar 4, 2015 | No comment

Truth to Power  House Speaker Nick Mattiello recently got his knickers in a twist over remarks made about the Little

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Irish-American Fusion: The Story of Kevin Doyle

Irish-American Fusion: The Story of Kevin Doyle

Mar 4, 2015 | No comment

If there’s one thing I learned from graduate school (and I mean curriculum-wise, not “finding myself”), it is the power

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High Society -- The Fight to Liberate RI

High Society — The Fight to Liberate RI

Mar 4, 2015 | No comment

On March 5, Representative Scott Slater and Senator Josh Miller will introduce to the RI legislature a bill to regulate,

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  • The Hummel Report: HealthSourceRI Year One
  • The Roots Report: An Interview with Jimmy Webb
  • Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: PoorSox, Talking Heads and Soccer Names That Kick Butt
  • Irish-American Fusion: The Story of Kevin Doyle
  • High Society -- The Fight to Liberate RI

Theater

Audiences Wonder: How Did They Last The Last Five Years?
March 4, 2015 No Comment

Audiences Wonder: How Did They Last The Last Five Years?

As most of the country debates whether or not Anastasia Steele’s sexual awaking is empowering or just pure smut, Ocean ...

Got Beer?

Got Beer? The Bizarre Facts of Beer
March 4, 2015 No Comment

Got Beer? The Bizarre Facts of Beer

The craft beer scene is an interesting one, as I discover more every day. After years of blundering through beer ...

Books

Book Review: Conscious Unparenting
February 18, 2015 No Comment

Book Review: Conscious Unparenting

Conscious Unparenting, by Kim Kinzie and Dawn Michael, is to our contemporary culture of modern American Parenting what the only ...

Cannabis

High Society -- The Fight to Liberate RI
March 4, 2015 No Comment

High Society — The Fight to Liberate RI

On March 5, Representative Scott Slater and Senator Josh Miller will introduce to the RI legislature a bill to regulate, ...

Dare Me

DareMe: Takin' It All Off
March 4, 2015 No Comment

DareMe: Takin’ It All Off

Anyone I meet immediately notices my provocative dresses and tall shoes, and assume they are a sign of pride and confidence. My ...

Film

Fifty Shades of Criticism
March 4, 2015 No Comment

Fifty Shades of Criticism

Criticism is not about the conscious refusal to distance oneself from the audience, but about trying to explain why or ...

Fine Arts

Spoken Word: The Three Amigos
March 4, 2015 No Comment

Spoken Word: The Three Amigos

On Sat, March 7 at 3pm, a band of laureates will gather to share their love of words with audiences at the ...

Food

Locale Profiles: Don’t Hibernate! Get Out and Have Fun at Federal Taphouse
March 4, 2015 No Comment

Locale Profiles: Don’t Hibernate! Get Out and Have Fun at Federal Taphouse

Sometimes having fun is hard work. It is especially hard if you live in Rhode Island right now amid (or ...

Lifestyle

Corned Beef, from Curing to Boiling
March 4, 2015 No Comment

Corned Beef, from Curing to Boiling

Corned beef. Sounds a bit strange, doesn’t it? I am usually more of an eater than a maker, but with ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
March 4, 2015 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: You feel like you are walking through a mine field, and every step you take sets off an explosion. It’s ...

Opinion

Fifty Shades of Criticism
March 4, 2015 No Comment

Fifty Shades of Criticism

Criticism is not about the conscious refusal to distance oneself from the audience, but about trying to explain why or ...

Pin Up of the Month

Pin-Up Ashley Wood
March 4, 2015 No Comment

Pin-Up Ashley Wood

What’s your biggest pet peeve? Clutter What do you never leave home without? My cell phone What’s your favorite movie? ...

Shopping

Know Your Mom and Pop: Hillside Barber Shop
January 28, 2015 No Comment

Know Your Mom and Pop: Hillside Barber Shop

Though the Internet has taken over our lives, there are still a few things that can’t be done with a ...

Sports

Opinion: Questions Surround the PawSox Sale
March 2, 2015 No Comment

Opinion: Questions Surround the PawSox Sale

Ben Mondor, after buying the franchise out of bankruptcy in 1977, turned the Pawtucket Red Sox into a national model ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: Lightning Bolt's Latest and Other Electrifying Shows
March 4, 2015 No Comment

Alt-Nation: Lightning Bolt’s Latest and Other Electrifying Shows

Lightning Bolt – Fantasy Empire (Thrill Jockey) The first time I experienced the rush of Lightning Bolt live was sometime ...

Roots Report

The Roots Report: An Interview with Jimmy Webb
March 4, 2015 No Comment

The Roots Report: An Interview with Jimmy Webb

Okee dokee folks … When I was young, my first musical impressions came from what my parents played on the ...