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Is This Jazz? An Interview with Frank Potenza
September 21, 2018 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? An Interview with Frank Potenza

  Jazz guitarist and recent Rhode Island Music Hall Of Fame inductee Frank Potenza returns to the area to play ...

Brown Students Put a Satellite into Earth Orbit
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

Brown Students Put a Satellite into Earth Orbit

“The flashing is what we use to get people excited about” the satellite, designed and built by Brown University undergraduate ...

This Ain't No Party: Lessons from the primaries
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

This Ain’t No Party: Lessons from the primaries

As polling places closed in RI on the evening of a rainy primary election day, there was a 50-minute period ...

Shooting Our Mouths Off
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

Shooting Our Mouths Off

After the recent shooting of William Parsons, Motif‘s writers had a lot to say about gun violence in our state. ...

Fear and Loyalty Collide at RIC: What role do our college theater programs play in a crowded performing arts community?
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

Fear and Loyalty Collide at RIC: What role do our college theater programs play in a crowded performing arts community?

As a theater performance major at Rhode Island College (1988-1992), I was fortunate enough to experience part of what many ...

AltFacts: Modern Patriots: Burning Your Sneakers to Spite Your Face
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

AltFacts: Modern Patriots: Burning Your Sneakers to Spite Your Face

Take a Nike, Kaepernick Since the cloudy dawn of humanity, snot-nosed children have been stomping their feet and smashing their ...

RISE's And Then There Were None Is a Thrill-Ride
September 17, 2018 No Commentby

RISE’s And Then There Were None Is a Thrill-Ride

There is something uniquely demanding in staging a production of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None. As one of ...

Now Hear This: Aural Sex brings queer-positive porn to the masses
September 15, 2018 No Commentby

Now Hear This: Aural Sex brings queer-positive porn to the masses

“Love can’t pay the rent, but lust…” / “Bo leans into Delilah, their nose touching her cheek as they lock ...

Readings in Autumn Kicks Off at CPTC
September 13, 2018 No Commentby

Readings in Autumn Kicks Off at CPTC

Counter-Productions Theatre Company kicks off its Readings in Autumn series this week with Manhood by Dennis A. Allen II. Titled ...

AltFacts: Lies Are Truth, Truth Lies and That Is All Ye Need to Know
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

AltFacts: Lies Are Truth, Truth Lies and That Is All Ye Need to Know

Washingclown D.C. – As our distraught nation comes to terms with the president canceling his eagerly anticipated military parade, the ...