Bill Bartholomew

Bill Bartholomew

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'Tis the Season: Prominent RIers share what the season means to them
December 4, 2019 No Commentby

‘Tis the Season: Prominent RIers share what the season means to them

The holiday season evokes a wide range of reactions from southern New Englanders, from full-on participation in the spiritual elements ...

Save Our City: Archives administrator makes history fun
November 13, 2019 No Commentby

Save Our City: Archives administrator makes history fun

A recent forum I attended got me thinking about the critical relationship between local media, collectors and preservationists in developing ...

Local Superhero: Steve Ahlquist discusses journalism as an art form
October 30, 2019 No Commentby

Local Superhero: Steve Ahlquist discusses journalism as an art form

During a recent interview, independent multimedia journalist (and Motif contributor) Steve Ahlquist and I talked about tapping into the art ...

His Tricks Are Treats: Quintuple-threat Ben DeCastro is king of diversifying
October 16, 2019 No Commentby

His Tricks Are Treats: Quintuple-threat Ben DeCastro is king of diversifying

With Halloween approaching, I decided to add a bit of spook and mystery to my step, so I summoned the ...

Women in the Public Eye: Judged not by the content of her character, but by the color of her skirt
October 2, 2019 No Commentby

Women in the Public Eye: Judged not by the content of her character, but by the color of her skirt

Media personalities of all stripes are subject to an interactive relationship with the general public, be it positive, negative or ...

History Lost: Raymond Two Hawks Watson discusses the true history of RI
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

History Lost: Raymond Two Hawks Watson discusses the true history of RI

Raymond Two Hawks Watson is an activist, educator, musician and community leader who is a leading voice in understanding southern ...

Problems in Providence: Nirva LaFortune talks PVD schools
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

Problems in Providence: Nirva LaFortune talks PVD schools

When it comes to assessing Providence Public Schools’ legacy issues, the recent Johns Hopkins report and the state takeover of ...

Cleaning Up PVD Schools: Sabina Matos discusses the evolution of education
August 14, 2019 No Commentby

Cleaning Up PVD Schools: Sabina Matos discusses the evolution of education

Providence City Council President Sabina Matos is considered a buzzworthy figure in Providence politics. During a recent interview, President Matos ...

For Whom the Bell Tolls: Freshman senator imagines a state without the media
July 31, 2019 No Commentby

For Whom the Bell Tolls: Freshman senator imagines a state without the media

Sam Bell (D-P, Providence) is a freshman Rhode Island Senator, known for his tenure as the head of the Rhode ...

Cultural Evolution: Journalist on the scene at Woodstock discusses the media then and now
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

Cultural Evolution: Journalist on the scene at Woodstock discusses the media then and now

Ty Davis is a journalist and publisher, known for launching the Rhode Island-based alternative paper NewPaper during the 1970s, a ...