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Thoughtful American: Chef Ben Lloyd keeps it local
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Thoughtful American: Chef Ben Lloyd keeps it local

For those who knew Ben Lloyd as a younger man, his career as the owner/chef of Providence’s warm and welcoming ...

AltFacts: Kicking and Screaming: The adults in the room continue to ride out the presidential tantrum
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: Kicking and Screaming: The adults in the room continue to ride out the presidential tantrum

Pt 1: Going Bye Bye There’s yet another controversy in the White House as the president stormed out of a ...

News Analysis: RI to Legalize Recreational Cannabis
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

News Analysis: RI to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

[See also “Opinion: Governor’s Proposal to Legalize Recreational Cannabis – A Self-Inflicted Wound”, Jan 16, 2019] Gov. Gina Raimondo will soon formally ...

Is This Jazz?: Passion Reverence Transcendence -- A Tribute to McCoy Tyner
January 9, 2019 No Commentby

Is This Jazz?: Passion Reverence Transcendence — A Tribute to McCoy Tyner

On December 11, the legendary jazz pianist McCoy Tyner turned 80 years old. A few months earlier, I received an album ...

Epic Journey: Trinity's Black Odyssey Is a Powerhouse
January 9, 2019 No Commentby

Epic Journey: Trinity’s Black Odyssey Is a Powerhouse

Trinity Rep opens the new year with a play that is epic indeed: Marcus Gardley’s Black Odyssey, which transposes Homer’s ...

Sheldon Whitehouse Discusses the State of RI Public Education
January 9, 2019 No Commentby

Sheldon Whitehouse Discusses the State of RI Public Education

Rhode Islanders should take a broad view when evaluating the status of the state’s public education system, United States Senator ...

Advice from the Trenches: Holiday from Hell
January 9, 2019 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Holiday from Hell

My sister recently came for a brief visit over Christmas. She is mentally ill, some times more in control than ...

Epic's Mighty, Mighty House of Bernarda Alba Puts a Female Face to Fascism
January 9, 2019 No Commentby

Epic’s Mighty, Mighty House of Bernarda Alba Puts a Female Face to Fascism

Epic Theatre Company is kicking off 2019 with Emily Mann’s adaptation of Federico García Lorca’s acclaimed drama The House of ...

Opinion: Information Overlo<i>r</i>d: Is lack of privacy the new norm?
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Opinion: Information Overlord: Is lack of privacy the new norm?

The most significant change affecting the ordinary person in the last few decades has been the volume and immediacy of ...

Rhodes at Work: Excavating the Future in PVD
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Rhodes at Work: Excavating the Future in PVD

Everyone can be a prophet. On a midwinter’s day, walk down South Water Street and face west. You’ll see a ...