Jake Bissaro

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Pride Fest Returns to Rhode Island June 18
June 1, 2016 No Commentby

Pride Fest Returns to Rhode Island June 18

Three Saturdays from now, get ready for the 41st annual Rhode Island Pride Fest! Everyone should be proud of who ...

RI Innovation Fellowship Grant Awarded to Raymond Watson
April 19, 2016 No Commentby

RI Innovation Fellowship Grant Awarded to Raymond Watson

The Rhode Island Foundation’s 2016 Innovation Fellowship Grant was awarded to Raymond “Two Hawks” Watson, a Providence native with some ...

Big Things to Come at DownCity Gala Night
March 30, 2016 No Commentby

Big Things to Come at DownCity Gala Night

Motif got a lead on a new gallery project, so I decided to trek through the brutal aftermath of winter ...

From Fringe to Phenomenon: The Rise of the Tattoo
February 17, 2016 No Commentby

From Fringe to Phenomenon: The Rise of the Tattoo

In case you haven’t noticed, tattoos are all over the place. Once the territory only of military men and drifter ...

David Bowie’s Blackstar – A Weird Star is Born
January 13, 2016 No Commentby

David Bowie’s Blackstar – A Weird Star is Born

I found out about Bowie’s death just a few hours after turning this review. In retrospect, Blackstar is the kind ...

New England’s 501st: Bad Guys Who Do Good
December 16, 2015 No Commentby

New England’s 501st: Bad Guys Who Do Good

When you were a kid, chances are you looked up to the good guys: Luke Skywalker, Superman, that guy from ...

Eye-Catching Cloud Eye Control
November 18, 2015 No Commentby

Eye-Catching Cloud Eye Control

On November 21, FirstWorks Providence, in cooperation with the Columbus Theatre, will host Cloud Eye Control, a group that is ...

The Lyft Life
November 4, 2015 No Commentby

The Lyft Life

The service industry is changing before our very eyes, and “disruption” is the buzzword of the hour. In the past ...

Stretch The Weekend To Its Limits At Firehouse 13
October 14, 2015 No Commentby

Stretch The Weekend To Its Limits At Firehouse 13

On Sunday, October 19, alt-country stalwarts Two Cow Garage will roll through Firehouse 13 along with Mutts, Six Star General, ...

Harmony and Heartbreak: 40 Years of Lupo’s
September 16, 2015 No Commentby

Harmony and Heartbreak: 40 Years of Lupo’s

At the risk of making much of our readership feel old, Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel just turned 40! Music nerds and ...