Michael Bilow

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As You Like It: Won't You Join the Dance?
August 29, 2015 No Commentby

As You Like It: Won’t You Join the Dance?

Elaborately and creatively choreographed dance in an Elizabethan style is the highlight of Head Trick Theatre’s outdoor production of Shakespeare’s ...

Forbidden Knowledge
August 21, 2015 No Commentby

Forbidden Knowledge

I. The Plan “Knowledge wants to be free!” The increasingly impassioned assistant professor defended his plan to the chief librarian ...

RIIFF Notes: Theory of Obscurity
August 6, 2015 No Commentby

RIIFF Notes: Theory of Obscurity

Part of a series of personal observations from the Rhode Island International Film Festival. It seems an undeniable paradox to ...

RI International Film Festival: 19th Season Preview
July 15, 2015 No Commentby

RI International Film Festival: 19th Season Preview

Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival begins the main week-long annual event of its 19th season on Tuesday, August 4, ...

1904 World's Fair: Meet Me in Lincoln, Lincoln
July 1, 2015 2 commentsby

1904 World’s Fair: Meet Me in Lincoln, Lincoln

Before the Internet, before television, before radio, before airplanes, before automobiles, before electrification, people realized that the world was changing ...

“Death Sentence:” Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act Expires in Political Tiff
July 1, 2015 No Commentby

“Death Sentence:” Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act Expires in Political Tiff

“People are going to die,” said Rebecca McGoldrick, executive director of Protect Families First, describing the consequences of a bizarre ...

Ham Radio Field Day Open to the Public
June 27, 2015 No Commentby

Ham Radio Field Day Open to the Public

The Blackstone Valley Amateur Radio Club (BVARC), whose government-issued club “callsign” is W1DDD, on the weekend of Sat, Jun 27 ...

Venus in Fur: Pleather and Plays
June 25, 2015 No Commentby

Venus in Fur: Pleather and Plays

Playwright David Ives is a polarizing figure: audiences either love him or hate him. His work often has an irreverence ...

Opinion: What the Hell Is Wrong with Rhode Island?
June 12, 2015 No Commentby

Opinion: What the Hell Is Wrong with Rhode Island?

The RI economy is so bad that my friends from other states, many of them expatriates themselves, keep trying to ...

Opinion: Will Rhode Island Surrender Yet Another Industry?
June 4, 2015 No Commentby

Opinion: Will Rhode Island Surrender Yet Another Industry?

RI has an opportunity to take the lead in a new area of economic development and gain tens of millions ...