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Love Oysters?  Don’t Miss the Ocean State Oyster Festival
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Love Oysters?  Don’t Miss the Ocean State Oyster Festival

Tom Robbins once equated eating an oyster with French kissing a mermaid. Others have likened it to swallowing a large ...

Local Film Round-Up
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Local Film Round-Up

It’s been a while since these pages delved into the heated waters of local film activity, but everything from features ...

Fall Guide Trivia: Find the Differences
September 5, 2017 No Commentby

Fall Guide Trivia: Find the Differences

    Answers: 1. Moon’s eyelash is missing. 2. Doggie sweater missing. 3. Stitch in scarecrow’s mouth missing. 4. Pumpkin ...

Family Date Night at La Familia
August 30, 2017 No Commentby

Family Date Night at La Familia

  Date night and family night are no longer mutually exclusive. La Familia, located at 1666 Diamond Hill Rd. in ...

Documentary <i>Finding Joseph I</i>: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness
August 19, 2017 No Commentby

Documentary Finding Joseph I: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness

[See later Dec 2017 interview: motifri.com/hr-bad-brains-pop] Documentary subject Paul “H.R.” Hudson, the frontman for Washington, DC, punk legends Bad Brains, ...

A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud. Screens at RIIFF
August 17, 2017 No Commentby

A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud. Screens at RIIFF

Karen Allen was barely into her 20s when she first read the short story, A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud., ...

Stages of Freedom Museum Celebrates African American History
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

Stages of Freedom Museum Celebrates African American History

The Stages of Freedom Museum had its grand opening on July 20, and I was so proud to be a ...

Lunar Notes
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

Lunar Notes

Aries: You become aware that certain things that used to amuse you, your go-to fun things, no longer serve. Those you ...

Rent-to-Own: Desperation Financing
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

Rent-to-Own: Desperation Financing

If you want furniture, small appliances, a television set or a computer, but you have bad credit or no credit, ...

The Secret’s in the Milk: Coffee Milk Crawl of RI
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

The Secret’s in the Milk: Coffee Milk Crawl of RI

Two weeks ago I had a couch surfer visiting from Germany, and I wanted to show her as many Rhode ...