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Golda's Balcony: Getting It Wrong
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

Golda’s Balcony: Getting It Wrong

Dramatic works based upon historical events sometimes twist reality into an unrecognizable opposite well beyond what can be justified by ...

Three Sisters: Sweet Despair
April 15, 2015 No Commentby

Three Sisters: Sweet Despair

Epic Theatre Company is presenting Three Sisters, a drama from acclaimed Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. The show opened in previews ...

Mystery, Wonder and Awe, “O” My! 
January 12, 2015 No Commentby

Mystery, Wonder and Awe, “O” My! 

Just over the Massachusetts state border in Fall River, 20 or so highly skilled and dedicated classical singers gather weekly ...

CD Review: Able Thought's serene In Limbo
January 7, 2015 No Commentby

CD Review: Able Thought’s serene In Limbo

Local one-man band Able Thought brings a dose of tranquility to the Providence music scene with his latest album, serene ...

CD Review: Mike Gendron's The Day That I Give Birth
December 18, 2014 No Commentby

CD Review: Mike Gendron’s The Day That I Give Birth

Don’t you hate when you see someone on TV, or even worse, on the street, and can’t quite place from ...

Roots Report: Don't Let These Shows Pass You By
August 6, 2014 1 commentby

Roots Report: Don’t Let These Shows Pass You By

Okee dokee folks … As I mentioned last month the summer shows are plenty. I have managed to get to ...

Feeding the Masses
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Feeding the Masses

The doors won’t open for another 30 minutes, but already a crowd is gathering at the side entrance of All ...

The Songmill: Mary Ellen Casey's Ordinary Day
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

The Songmill: Mary Ellen Casey’s Ordinary Day

Little Rhody is a tiny state, but I am willing to bet we have more songwriters per capita than any ...

Mike D's Top 5 Can't Miss Shows of August
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Mike D’s Top 5 Can’t Miss Shows of August

1. Monday, August 18: “Tunes on the Dunes” with Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds; Free!; 6 to 8pm; All ...

The Female Playwrights Issue Takes Center Stage
August 6, 2014 2 commentsby

The Female Playwrights Issue Takes Center Stage

I’ve been lamenting the representation of women playwrights on the American stage since I learned that only 17 percent of ...