Michael Bilow

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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 ...

Uncle Vanya: It’s a Dreadful Life
January 23, 2018 No Commentby

Uncle Vanya: It’s a Dreadful Life

Starting with a breezy, witty and emphatically modern Russian-to-English translation by director Curt Columbus, the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre production of ...

The Little Foxes: Not All That Sly
January 19, 2018 No Commentby

The Little Foxes: Not All That Sly

Playwright Lillian Hellman was an awful person: Self-hating Jew, apologist for Stalin, plagiarist of the lives of other people, possessed ...

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 ...

Analysis: Are Guns a Public Health Problem?
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

Analysis: Are Guns a Public Health Problem?

Whether to consider deaths and injuries from guns a public health problem, and therefore to bring to bear the statistical ...