Mike Ryan

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Anti-Social Media
October 19, 2016 No Commentby

Anti-Social Media

I recently posted on Facebook asking people if they’d unfriended or unfollowed people this political season over their political posts. ...

Bleed for This Hits the Big Screen Next Month
October 5, 2016 No Commentby

Bleed for This Hits the Big Screen Next Month

Paz has rightfully become the stuff of Rhode Island legend, a topic of constant local – and national – discussion ...

Pick Your Monster!
September 19, 2016 No Commentby

Pick Your Monster!

As each Halloween approaches, the twisted winds of fall urge us to plan our special insert of monsters. Space constraints ...

Student Debt: Pop Goes the Bubble?
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

Student Debt: Pop Goes the Bubble?

The idea that our children can have a better life for themselves goes hand-in-hand with the values of hard work and ...

CannaScore: Where Do the Candidates Stand on Cannabis?
August 31, 2016 No Commentby

CannaScore: Where Do the Candidates Stand on Cannabis?

Motif’s team took to the emails, the phones and even tracked down those candidates and office holders we could find ...

The Slow Boil of Last Days of Summer
August 24, 2016 No Commentby

The Slow Boil of Last Days of Summer

William Fichtner is a prolific character actor with a long and prominent body of work. If you don’t recognize the ...

2016 Motif Theater Awards Recap
August 17, 2016 No Commentby

2016 Motif Theater Awards Recap

The 2016 Motif Theater Awards may have been the best yet. The grand ballroom at Fete was filled to capacity ...

Lupo's Not Closing
August 5, 2016 No Commentby

Lupo’s Not Closing

Rumors have suddenly been swirling around the internet about the sale or closure of Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel. Today Motif spoke ...

RI Cape Verdean History Comes to the Big Screen
July 20, 2016 No Commentby

RI Cape Verdean History Comes to the Big Screen

The Italian heritage of Federal Hill or the Irish background of Smith Hill are well known to anyone versed in ...

2016 Motif Theater Awards
July 7, 2016 No Commentby

2016 Motif Theater Awards

You can now vote on the 2016 Motif Theater Awards. Thank you for participating and supporting our theater community. More ...