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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 ...

Celebrating Solstice: Local witches give insight into pagan traditions
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Celebrating Solstice: Local witches give insight into pagan traditions

Winter solstice marks the official start of winter and the shortest day of the year. For some people, the solstice ...

Philippe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: No Hope: Private embarrassment made public
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Philippe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: No Hope: Private embarrassment made public

No Hope Point Tower It was a bit embarrassing – not to mention absurd – to see the Providence City ...

Kevin Broccoli talks tackling bucket list role of Hedwig
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Kevin Broccoli talks tackling bucket list role of Hedwig

Let this be a lesson to all those aspiring performers and producers out there. Sometimes you just need to get ...