Events:

  • Fashion Revolution Providence

    A week dedicated to sustainable fashion and eco-friendly practices within the fashion industry. Events around town include random acts of modeling and a discounted fashion stop trail map, with a capstone event on April 25. See @fashionrevolutionpvd for complete details.

    April 19 @ 8:00 am - April 25 @ 5:00 pm
  • Poetry Showcase

    It’s National Poetry Month, and What Cheer Writers Club presents this showcase of local poet’s work. 5pm. Online only @ eventbrite.com/e/poetry-showcase-tickets-143102492407

    April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Angelina Singer

In addition to her writing careers as a published author and contributor to Motif Magazine, Singer graduated Magna Cum Laude from Stonehill College in 2019 where she studied English, Music, and of course, Creative Writing. In her spare time she enjoys crocheting, as well as mentoring younger music students at a local music store - where she has been studying guitar for over a decade. She views her writing as a way to simultaneously escape and embrace reality.

Gotta Be Mandi: Alternative rocker Mandi Crimmins explores self-acceptance with new song “Anyone But Me”

If you’ve never met Mandi Crimmins, you wouldn’t know how iconic her deep scarlet locks are in her grunge-but-trendy aesthetic. That’s why in the video to her recent release, “Anyone But Me,” viewers initially see only brief flashes of her “alter ego” alongside the blonde, preppy version of herself that, in reality, couldn’t be any […]

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Mixing It Up With Skylar Batz: This local artist is comfortable on stage and behind the scenes

Ranging from dance music to soft emotional ballads, music by Skylar Batz has all the glittering potential of a six-ring circus. As a current student of Berklee School of Music, she’s been learning all the ins-and-outs of production for a while now, but her artistry extends far beyond the mixing board. Heading up the new […]

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A Rather Nice Interview: Local band Rather Nice discusses their latest release

Rather Nice is an indie pop rock band composed of lead singer Joe Johnson, guitarist Mike Tenreiro, bassist Nick Reagan and drummer Oliver Littlefield. Together, they write tunes that are equal parts melodic and quirky, while assigning new feelings to familiar emotions. My favorite songs off their latest release Volume 1 have to be “Diversions” […]

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Jack Downey Says Hello: Wave Goodbye frontman on where creativity and technology collide

As the solo member of indie-rock project Wave Goodbye and self-proclaimed clone of Harrison Reed Dolan (the drummer of alt-rock band grizzlies.), Jack Downey wears many hats — drummer, bassist, guitarist or vocalist. He juggles all of these roles with ease, and presents his stories with poetry. His latest EP, summer, tackles the feeling of […]

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Tori Hall and Friends Collaborate as Dogs on Shady Lane: Coming-of-age meets ambient reflection in minimalist track “18”

She was already a skilled guitarist when local songstress Tori Hall caught the writing bug, and she hasn’t looked back since. After the stark realization that performing solo was fine for calmer gigs but maybe not enough for bigger venues, she reached out to her musical friends for backup. And that’s how Dogs on Shady […]

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Resilience is the Name of the Game: grizzlies. drummer, Harrison Reed Dolan, shares how he keeps the rhythm

Harrison Reed Dolan is the drummer for grizzlies., an alt-funk bank recently covered in Motif. But he also has a solo career with a song to be released on February 12. I recently had a conversation with him about his creative process, collaborating with grizzlies. and some of his proudest moments. Angelina Singer (Motif ): […]

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The Timelessness of The King’s Busketeers: A splash into sea shanties

Sea Shanties are typically not my preferred listening, but my recent research into the genre as a whole has yielded some fascinating results. Long before TikTok made it trending, The King’s Busketeers – Joshua Gannon-Salomon, Andrew Prete, and Sam Atwood – were continuing the traditions of many sailors before them hundreds of years in the […]

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Female-Fronted Power Pop Band The Callouts Decodes their Cryptic Lyrics and Band Chemistry

When I first noticed the high-octane energy of The Callouts and their undeniable attitude, I knew they were something special. The intricate guitar articulations layered with the spunky vocals and driving drumbeat are a force to be reckoned with. The Callouts is led by badass vocalist extraordinaire Missa Hills. She’s supported by shredding guitarists Andrew […]

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