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Newport New Year's Eve
December 30, 2015 No Commentby

Newport New Year’s Eve

Hey hey, y’all! It’s the last chance of 2015 to catch some live music and there’s no shortage of awesomeness ...

How to Cheat Your College Meal Plan
September 16, 2015 No Commentby

How to Cheat Your College Meal Plan

You’ll probably be surprised to learn — as I was some odd six years ago — that your average college ...

Fall Theater Preview
September 2, 2015 No Commentby

Fall Theater Preview

Professional 2nd Story Theatre This theater season is an exciting one at 2nd Story with upcoming shows such as Dangerous ...

Suits and Boots: A Guide to Ska Style
September 2, 2015 No Commentby

Suits and Boots: A Guide to Ska Style

With New England summer winding down and cooler weather approaching, it’ll be time for all the rude boys to get ...

The Right to Not Be Shot At
August 19, 2015 No Commentby

The Right to Not Be Shot At

One of the fundamental nuggets of wisdom that the Founding Fathers captured in crafting the Constitution was that things would ...

Locale Profile: Ogie's Trailer Park
August 5, 2015 No Commentby

Locale Profile: Ogie’s Trailer Park

Ogie’s Trailer Park: Anything but Trashy by: Jenny Currier The last time I visited Ogie’s Trailer Park, the patio seating was ...

Hot Days -- Ska, Rocksteady, and Reggae: A Brief Musical History
July 29, 2015 No Commentby

Hot Days — Ska, Rocksteady, and Reggae: A Brief Musical History

During a sweltering rehearsal the other night, we decided we were only going to run through some reggae and rocksteady ...

Newport Jazz Festival: 61st Annual Preview
July 29, 2015 No Commentby

Newport Jazz Festival: 61st Annual Preview

Last year marked a milestone as the revered Newport Jazz Festival turned 60, cementing its place in the realm of ...

Folk Fest -- All Is Not Lost!
July 22, 2015 No Commentby

Folk Fest — All Is Not Lost!

I’m willing to bet you’re pretty bummed you didn’t get tickets to the sold-out Newport Folk Fest this year, right? ...

The Rosters Are A’Roarin’: Home Season Begins
July 15, 2015 No Commentby

The Rosters Are A’Roarin’: Home Season Begins

The hottest part of a flame is closest to the source. In this case, the greatest competition in roller derby ...