Michael Bilow

Michael Bilow

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News Analysis: What Are Your Elected Officials Smoking?
April 18, 2018 No Commentby

News Analysis: What Are Your Elected Officials Smoking?

The commission created last year by the Rhode Island General Assembly to study legalizing recreational cannabis has missed its reporting ...

Providence Community Radio: A Very Long Engagement
April 4, 2018 No Commentby

Providence Community Radio: A Very Long Engagement

Broadcast radio underwent changes in the 1990s that had consequences impossible to foresee. As the first stirrings of what would ...

Providence Announces
April 1, 2018 No Commentby

Providence Announces “Adopt-a-Pothole” Program

Providence considered a number of solutions to its scourge of potholes. According to Mayor Jorge Elorza, rejected proposals included filling ...

Red Flags: Taking Guns from the Mentally Ill
March 14, 2018 No Commentby

Red Flags: Taking Guns from the Mentally Ill

A surprising amount of common ground underlies the positions of opposing stakeholders on proposed legislation that would create an “Extreme ...

Opinion: Guns -- The Facts, the History, the Philosophy
February 28, 2018 No Commentby

Opinion: Guns — The Facts, the History, the Philosophy

I am an outlier in the debate about guns. I’m a Northeasterner, and most of my friends are very unfamiliar ...

How I Became the <i>Motif</i> Weatherman
February 28, 2018 No Commentby

How I Became the Motif Weatherman

Weather is an endlessly fascinating topic: It affects everybody and can literally be a matter of life and death. Forecasting ...

Stillwater Books, Pawtucket, opens Mar 1
February 25, 2018 No Commentby

Stillwater Books, Pawtucket, opens Mar 1

Stillwater Books, the first bookstore in Pawtucket for many years, opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:45am, Thursday, Mar ...

Providence French Film Festival 2018
February 14, 2018 No Commentby

Providence French Film Festival 2018

An annual event since 1998, the Providence French Film Festival takes place Saturday, February 24, through Saturday, March 3, with all ...

Salve Regina French Film Festival 2018
February 14, 2018 No Commentby

Salve Regina French Film Festival 2018

The 13th annual Salve Regina French Film Festival take place from Sunday, Febrary 25, through Thursday, March 8. There are a ...

Everyone Is <i>Not</i> a Critic
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Everyone Is Not a Critic

My colleague Kevin Broccoli recently pronounced theater criticism dead: “You’re better off hiring 50 20-year-olds to talk about your show ...