Mike Ryan

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Learning to Fly
December 6, 2017 No Commentby

Learning to Fly

“That’s right. Look at that, you just took off,” said the flight instructor, with a tone calm enough to soothe ...

ACA Update: Dec 31 New Enrollment Deadline and Other Changes
December 6, 2017 No Commentby

ACA Update: Dec 31 New Enrollment Deadline and Other Changes

As of this writing, the ACA – its common moniker, Obamacare, now gets bandied about as both a holy grail ...

Giving Thanks
November 23, 2017 No Commentby

Giving Thanks

I’m thankful that the potholes on my street are still smaller than my car, this time of year. I’m thankful ...

Comic Con Retains Crown
November 15, 2017 No Commentby

Comic Con Retains Crown

Comic Con continued to show its chops as the biggest event in the littlest state this year. Overall, the event ...

The Economy, One Year Post-Election
November 1, 2017 No Commentby

The Economy, One Year Post-Election

One year after Trump’s election finds the economy in many ways stronger than before the election. How much of that ...

An Interview with Highlander's Adrian Paul
November 1, 2017 No Commentby

An Interview with Highlander’s Adrian Paul

One of the celebrities coming to RI Comic Con for the first time this year is Adrian Paul, best known ...

Devised Theater Comes up with Something New and Stirring, and Puts a Bow on It.
November 1, 2017 No Commentby

Devised Theater Comes up with Something New and Stirring, and Puts a Bow on It.

RI’s Devised Theater Festival, created by recently returned RI ex-pat David Ledoux’s First Day Productions, debuted in October at the ...

Don't Forget Puerto Rico
October 18, 2017 No Commentby

Don’t Forget Puerto Rico

If you had people, friends or relatives in Puerto Rico when Maria attacked with devastating ferocity, this scenario may sound ...

Local Film Round-Up
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Local Film Round-Up

It’s been a while since these pages delved into the heated waters of local film activity, but everything from features ...

Crafting Contrast and Conversation with PVD’s Public Art
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Crafting Contrast and Conversation with PVD’s Public Art

The Avenue Concept is a non-profit organization that has gone from channeling and championing street art to becoming the prime ...