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<i>Lizzie Borden, Lizzie Borden</i>: Bizarro World
March 11, 2019 No Commentby

Lizzie Borden, Lizzie Borden: Bizarro World

Fictional characters are fictional, which may not seem a profound observation, but real people can be, and to some extent ...

Mise-en-scène: The Providence French Film Festival's 21st annual event is prepared for the big screen
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Mise-en-scène: The Providence French Film Festival’s 21st annual event is prepared for the big screen

In its 21st year, the 2019 Providence French Film Festival, Feb 21–Mar 1, for the first time will screen all of its ...

<i>The Burn</i> at Wilbury – OMG! Trial by Ordeal IRL!
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

The Burn at Wilbury – OMG! Trial by Ordeal IRL!

Four public high school girls and an intelligent, caring teacher study and rehearse Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. This may seem ...

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 ...