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Caitlin Howle

Peace is in the Air: 1,000 origami cranes empower Hope Artiste Village visitors

In December, The Empowerment Factory (TEF) debuted their latest art installation in Hope Artiste Village, located in Pawtucket, and it features 1,000 paper cranes – all in a flight pattern – flying as though they’re in a flock. The inspiration for the 1,000 Cranes was brought into the limelight when a two-year-old child survived the […]

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Blended Holidays: Alternative Ways to Celebrate

Currently it’s estimated that more than 65% of all individuals in the United States are in some kind of step-family relationship, be that they are a step-parent, have a step-parent etc, and 40% of all families are currently blended relationships. The term that’s typically used for this is blended families, though some have started using […]

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Ocean State Horror Lot: Famous Rhode Island Legends and Lore

Looking to flirt with reintroducing something spooky into your life? I present to you creepy Rhode Island stories – reader beware!  The Legend of Mercy Brown We begin with the New England Vampire Panic, and possibly the most infamous story that came from it. Featured on such podcasts as Lore, and in the film, Almost […]

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye!: King Richard’s Faire brings a forested village to life

Grab your cloaks, wands and, of course, a flagon for ale! King Richard’s Faire is back for its 40th season. Beginning on September 4 and running through October 24, this long-loved renaissance faire gives some of us hope that COVID-times are healing, by transporting back to a time when the plague may have been an […]

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Keeping Creativity Alive: What Cheer Writers Club marks their reopening after a year of virtual programming

Much like the rest of the world, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, What Cheer Writers Club was struggling with how to take their coworking space – made for writers and illustrators as well as other creatives – and bring it to their patrons.  Jillian Winters, What Cheer’s general manager, said, “Having an online community was […]

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Rhode Islanders You Should Know: Author and podcaster Kate Hanley wants to change your life

Kate Hanley is an author, a podcaster, and she wants you to be a better person.  Nope, don’t run, come back, stick with me here.  First and foremost, let’s throw down Hanley’s Rhode Island cred. She’s a native (her family spans generations here) and did the most native thing someone from Rhody can do – […]

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