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Motif's 5 Event Picks of the Week: September 21 - September 27

Motif’s 5 Event Picks of the Week: September 21 – September 27

Sep 21, 2016 | No comment

WED 21 Black Uhuru: With Onesty and The Ravers. The first ever Grammy Award winner for Best Reggae Album is

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Is This Jazz? Old Is New

Is This Jazz? Old Is New

Sep 21, 2016 | No comment

Purchasing a new album has always been a thrill. The only problem I have is learning when enough is enough.

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Wicked Flies In To PPAC

Wicked Flies In To PPAC

Sep 21, 2016 | No comment

There is so much theater out there that when you come across a show that has that ever lasting endurance,

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Film Review: SEED, the Untold Story

Film Review: SEED, the Untold Story

Sep 21, 2016 | No comment

SEED, the Untold Story would be worth watching if only for the lush beauty of its visuals; the opening sequence is

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AD World: 2nd Story's Ed Shea

AD World: 2nd Story’s Ed Shea

Sep 21, 2016 | No comment

This continues a series of interviews where Epic artistic director Kevin Broccoli interviews other ADs in the area to create

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  • Motif's 5 Event Picks of the Week: September 21 - September 27
  • Is This Jazz? Old Is New
  • Wicked Flies In To PPAC
  • Film Review: SEED, the Untold Story
  • AD World: 2nd Story's Ed Shea

Theater

Wicked Flies In To PPAC
September 21, 2016 No Comment

Wicked Flies In To PPAC

There is so much theater out there that when you come across a show that has that ever lasting endurance, ...

Got Beer?

Beer Does a Body Good
September 21, 2016 No Comment

Beer Does a Body Good

The next time your partner, roommate or mother starts bitching about the bottles piling up in your recycle bin, here’s ...

Books

Book Review: Mark Binder's Transmit Joy!
September 14, 2016 No Comment

Book Review: Mark Binder’s Transmit Joy!

  Kids, usually regardless of their age, love being read to (some adults can appreciate this as well, which is ...

Cannabis

Cannabis Meducation
September 14, 2016 No Comment

Cannabis Meducation

With the cannabis industry expanding exponentially, educating oneself as a consumer and as a potential member of the cannabis workforce ...

Dare Me

DareMe: Making the Jump
June 1, 2016 No Comment

DareMe: Making the Jump

When the door of the Cessna 182 whipped open at 10,000 feet above ground, the cold rush of air snapped me ...

Film

Film Review: SEED, the Untold Story
September 21, 2016 No Comment

Film Review: SEED, the Untold Story

SEED, the Untold Story would be worth watching if only for the lush beauty of its visuals; the opening sequence is ...

Fine Arts

Making Art in the Creative Capital and Beyond
August 31, 2016 No Comment

Making Art in the Creative Capital and Beyond

Rhode Island offers year-round art classes and workshops to tap into your inner creativity.  Below is a collected list of ...

Food

Pub Amble: Through the Murky Waters of the Ocean State
September 14, 2016 No Comment

Pub Amble: Through the Murky Waters of the Ocean State

When I go out, I like the comfort of areas I know, like Thayer, Wickenden, Downtown or Olneyville. But on my latest ...

Lifestyle

Beer Does a Body Good
September 21, 2016 No Comment

Beer Does a Body Good

The next time your partner, roommate or mother starts bitching about the bottles piling up in your recycle bin, here’s ...

Lunar Notes

Lunar Notes
September 14, 2016 No Comment

Lunar Notes

Aries: People, the good, the bad and the ugly, are in your face and you can’t escape them. There are ...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Lardaro Misses the Boat gain
September 21, 2016 No Comment

Letter to the Editor: Lardaro Misses the Boat gain

    The little note about Professor Lardaro’s index of the RI economy that appeared on Wednesday August 10 again reflects ...

Shopping

Go Nuts For Nutty Mamas Cookies
August 10, 2016 No Comment

Go Nuts For Nutty Mamas Cookies

  Though I had high hopes when I first heard of the local healthy snack alternative known as Nutty Mamas ...

Sports

Catch the Snitch, Avoid the Quaffle, Stay on Your Broom!
September 14, 2016 No Comment

Catch the Snitch, Avoid the Quaffle, Stay on Your Broom!

Keeper. Chaser. The golden snitch. These terms might not sound very athletic, but they are! They’re from the destined-to-be-classic sport ...

Alt Nation

Alt-Nation: Everything is New
September 14, 2016 No Comment

Alt-Nation: Everything is New

D Generation – Nothing Is Anywhere (Bastard Basement Records) D Generation return after 17-year hiatus since their last album, Through ...

Roots Report

Roots Report: An Interview with Weird Al
August 31, 2016 No Comment

Roots Report: An Interview with Weird Al

Okee dokee folks… Almost exactly one year ago I saw Weird Al Yankovic at the Zeiterion in New Bedford. In ...