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One Room, One Set, One Take: The latest Schwartz/Suher collab is about to hit the big screen
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

One Room, One Set, One Take: The latest Schwartz/Suher collab is about to hit the big screen

“I discovered several years ago that writing is not my strongest attribute, although bringing stories to life from the page ...

Keep Calm and Grill On!
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

Keep Calm and Grill On!

You’ve likely heard of wood-fired ovens, but what about a wood-fired grill? Chef Jimmy Caruso of Great Northern BBQ Co is re-inventing BBQ and ...

Twenty Stories
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

Twenty Stories

Imagine you live in California and you go to a local coffee shop often; parked outside is a teal and ...

Not a Spice Girl
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

Not a Spice Girl

  If you’re anything like me, you are tired of hearing about pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin spice cream ...

Touching
August 29, 2018 No Commentby

Touching “Randy’s Canvas” to Premiere in September

September 18 will see the release of a touching Rhode Island film, Randy’s Canvas. Adam Carbone stars as a young man ...

Book Review: Ann Hood's She Loves You Yeah, Yeah, Yeah
August 22, 2018 No Commentby

Book Review: Ann Hood’s She Loves You Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

Last month, on a quiet Monday night, I read two New York Times articles back-to-back. Though penned by different writers, ...

Robert Ellis Smith, 1940-2018
August 15, 2018 No Commentby

Robert Ellis Smith, 1940-2018

Robert Ellis Smith, who died unexpectedly July 25, was an independent journalist whose influence on our understanding of privacy – ...

Casting About in RI Politics
August 2, 2018 No Commentby

Casting About in RI Politics

We played a little game at Motif one day. If we were making a film about RI politics and money ...

<i>Tre Maison Dasan</i>: Three Boys Grow Up with Parents in Prison
August 1, 2018 No Commentby

Tre Maison Dasan: Three Boys Grow Up with Parents in Prison

Rhode Island filmmaker Denali Tiller directed a documentary named after three boys: Tre, Maison, Dasan. At the start of the ...

IMBIBE: Well Spritz Me Already
August 1, 2018 No Commentby

IMBIBE: Well Spritz Me Already

Warm humid days are upon us and we are tired – if that’s even possible – of our usual summer ...