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This past weekend, April 8 – 10, Christopher Johnson debuted his workshop performance of Invoice For Emotional Labor. The streamed, recorded performance was presented by the Wilbury Theatre Group, in collaboration with the CCRI Players and Community College of Rhode Island. Having witnessed readings of pieces of this work-in-progress over the past two years in […]

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You Wanna Pizza Me?: A Guy and His Pie brings pizza with pizzazz to PVD!

If you’ve been tooling around Rhode Island foodstagrams in the past few months, there’s no way you haven’t come across A Guy and His Pie and their amazingly mouthwatering pizza photography! What began as a therapeutic way to beat quarantine boredom (and pivot from decidedly #basic sourdough bread making) turned into a fantastic business, bringing […]

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What’s Cooking?: Vaccination goals in RI are a recipe for failure

At the weekly COVID-19 press conference on Thursday, April 8, Gov. Daniel McKee and RI Department of Health (DoH) Director Nicole Alexander-Scott made clear that economic reopening plans were conditioned upon a goal of vaccinating 70% of everyone in the state to approach herd immunity. While a laudable aspirational goal, it is in my opinion […]

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“Making Great Progress”: A summary of Governor McKee’s weekly COVID press conference

Governor Dan McKee, DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, COVID Response Executive Director Tom McCarthy, RIDE Commissioner Angelica Infante Green and Commerce director Stefan Pryor gave the weekly COVID-19 press conference today. COVID cases are slowly on the rise across the state. DOH reports 360 new cases since yesterday with a percent positive test rate of […]

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The Magic of Magic Mushrooms: Psilocin and psilocybin and their effects on depression

Cannabis is slowly becoming legalized, so it makes sense that other natural drugs could follow suit. Hallucinogenic mushrooms are one of those drugs, itching to become legalized, so that they may be appreciated for their medicinal potential. They are a polarizing topic, but understanding the benefits, especially when discussing depression and other anxiety disorders, is […]

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