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Emily Olson
Emily Olson

Take Action: The Womxn Project is #sustainingcommunity

Conversation without action won’t drive change, so The Womxn Project — a local organization always pushing for justice — is taking action and calling on community members to do the same. Last weekend, in partnership with the RI Democratic Women’s Caucus, The Womxn Project projected a series of statements on the State House calling on […]

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Sculpture on the Lawn: Bristol Art Museum features a walking tour of art

Bristol Art Museum recently unveiled an outdoor exhibit featuring works by artists Michael Cochran, Mike Hansel, Rob Lorenson, Paul Menensis, Matt Noiseux, Derek Riley and Mark Wholey. These works appear along Hope Street in Bristol on the lawns of Colt School, Linden Place and the Bradford-Dimond-Norris House. Guest curator Rob Lorenson, who organized the exhibit, […]

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Dancing with Jim Reaper: We spoke with the spooky specter about the man beneath the cloak

On May 30, just hours before Rhode Island enters Phase 2 of the governor’s reopening plans, Rhode Islanders Against Excessive Quarantine will hold a rally outside the State House protesting the shutdown. In anticipation of the event, Motif spoke with Jim Reaper, the cloaked specter often found circling these protest events, holding a sign that […]

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Writing on the Wall: New East Providence mural celebrates nurses

A new piece of art recently appeared on a wall in East Providence, on the side of the mixed-use industrial building at 89 Valley Street. Muralist Sam White, along with his assistant Julia Gazzara, completed the mural, titled “Love for Nurses,” on Tuesday, May 19. The piece, which was commissioned by the Valley Street building’s […]

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Music in the Sky: Rooftop at Providence G is holding a livestreamed benefit concert for restaurant workers

On Saturday, May 16, from 4 – 10pm, the Rooftop at Providence G will host six hours of livestreamed music to benefit the Rhode Island Hospitality Association’s Restaurant Employee Relief Fund. Performing under strict social distancing guidelines with proper sanitization between performances, RI musicians and DJs will perform on the rooftop, entertaining viewers with a […]

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A Moment with an Artist: Skye Gallery presents a unique opportunity with Nepalese artist Ragini Upadhyay Grela

The work of Ragini Upadhyay Grela, a Nepalese artist and a printmaker, is currently showing at Skye Gallery in Providence. Grela’s work revolves around religious tolerance and women’s space in Nepali society and depict the need for peace, love and compassion. Her work is deeply emotional, shown by her use of bold and aggressive lines […]

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Soda Pop Poll: Donald’s Big League Punch and Joe’s Berry-Blue Lemonade go head-to-head

Yacht Club is once again getting political. Following the popularity of their Soda Pop Poll that they conducted during the 2016 election, the soda company created two new flavors to commemorate the 2020 election: Donald’s Big League Punch and Joe’s Berry-Blue Lemonade. Soda lovers can show their presidential preference by “voting with their taste buds,” […]

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