Things to do in Providence

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 ...

Powerful How I Learned to Drive at Wilbury
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

Powerful How I Learned to Drive at Wilbury

Like many Rhode Islanders, I first saw Paula Vogel’s How I Learned to Drive 20 years ago at Trinity Rep. How ...

Engaged Anthropology: Brown's Haffenreffer Museum collection reflects social issues
September 18, 2018 No Commentby

Engaged Anthropology: Brown’s Haffenreffer Museum collection reflects social issues

As the sepia-tinged blanket of fall warms the landscape with hues of burnt orange, yellow and red, college campuses across ...

<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 ...

RIIFF 2018 Highlights
July 29, 2018 No Commentby

RIIFF 2018 Highlights

RIIFF programming director Shawn Quirk guided us through a selection of features and shorts. Opening night ceremonies on August 7 ...

Good-Natured Political Satire: Charlie Hall and the Ocean State Follies
July 18, 2018 No Commentby

Good-Natured Political Satire: Charlie Hall and the Ocean State Follies

Charlie Hall started the Ocean State Follies in 1992. Over the next two decades, it became the renowned and definitive ...

Eric Weiner, King of the Road
June 20, 2018 No Commentby

Eric Weiner, King of the Road

Eric Weiner is the maven impresario of food trucks. His website, FoodTrucksIn.com, after five and half years in operation, lists more ...

Keeping it Free and Fun
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Keeping it Free and Fun

When the days are longer — and we’ve all become desperate for the summer that seemed like it would never ...

WaterFire: Avoid the Crowds, Not the Magic
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

WaterFire: Avoid the Crowds, Not the Magic

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 10 years, you know that Providence is home to the ...

Paddling Through Providence
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Paddling Through Providence

It’s kayak season again, and time to hit the waters with one of Providence’s several kayaking tours that will give ...