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Rogues and Renegades: Our beer expert takes a trip down memory lane
October 3, 2018 No Commentby

Rogues and Renegades: Our beer expert takes a trip down memory lane

I came of drinking age during the dawn of local craft beer. Back when the pioneers of craft beer in ...

Ten Years of Beer: Brew lovers reach transcendence at Beervana
October 2, 2018 No Commentby

Ten Years of Beer: Brew lovers reach transcendence at Beervana

Let’s climb in the wayback machine and travel to 2008. The first Beervana Fest, the brainchild of brew pros/aficionados Brian ...

An Interview with David Cicilline
September 26, 2018 No Commentby

An Interview with David Cicilline

United States congressman David Cicilline is fresh off of a resounding Democratic primary victory, and barring any unforeseen circumstances, sailing ...

Disengaged, Disinterested and Disinclined: Primary Voting Among in 20- 35-Year-Olds
September 26, 2018 No Commentby

Disengaged, Disinterested and Disinclined: Primary Voting Among in 20- 35-Year-Olds

This story is not a new one. Young people are drifting from the political system, and the establishment is blindly ...

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 ...