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RI Authors Give Advice to Graduating College Seniors
July 25, 2018 No Commentby

RI Authors Give Advice to Graduating College Seniors

Throughout May and June, robed college graduates listened to commencement speeches delivered by well-known lawmakers, judges, television personalities, actors and chief ...

Richard Walton E-Book Now Free on 5th Anniversary of Death
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

Richard Walton E-Book Now Free on 5th Anniversary of Death

Herb Weiss and Nancy Carriuolo, co-editors of The Selected E-Mail Correspondences of Richard Walton, a commemorative collection of writing from ...

Morris Nathanson, Pawtucket Revival Architect and Artist, Turns 90
September 20, 2017 No Commentby

Morris Nathanson, Pawtucket Revival Architect and Artist, Turns 90

The City of Pawtucket pulled out all the stops to honor Morris Nathanson on September 8, the day before his ...

Book review: Taking Charge
January 11, 2017 No Commentby

Book review: Taking Charge

Taking Charge: Collected Stories on Aging Boldly by Herb Weiss, available in paperback and for Amazon Kindle https://www.amazon.com/dp/0692688706/ After 36 ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: News from Little Rhody and Beyond
January 14, 2015 No Commentby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: News from Little Rhody and Beyond

FUSVP So now self-absorbed blowhard nancy-boy Catholic Bishop Tommy Tobin has used another major event — Gina Raimondo’s inauguration — to draw ...

E-Book to Memorialize Richard Walton
March 20, 2014 No Commentby

E-Book to Memorialize Richard Walton

As my co-editor, Rhode Island College (RIC) President Nancy Carriuolo will tell you that the late Richard Walton clearly understood ...

Volunteer to Share Beers for the Holidays
November 16, 2016 No Commentby

Volunteer to Share Beers for the Holidays

This issue of Motif is spotlighting volunteerism and holiday theater, so let’s stretch a bit and suggest that proffer to ...

Revelations that Bring Together Heaven and Earth
August 4, 2016 No Commentby

Revelations that Bring Together Heaven and Earth

    Approaching their twilight years, aging baby boomers might occasionally think about their impending mortality, even contemplating what happens ...

Red Bandana Fund to Recognize Henry Shelton and Providence Student Union
June 6, 2014 No Commentby

Red Bandana Fund to Recognize Henry Shelton and Providence Student Union

On June 8, look for the gathering of friends, Rhode Island College educators, progressives, folkies and family members of the ...

RI Music Hall of Fame Is Poised to Honor the Best
April 28, 2014 No Commentby

RI Music Hall of Fame Is Poised to Honor the Best

Arthur “Pooch” Tavares, with nearly 60 years in the music business, continues to reach out to his old fans and ...