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

Emily Olson

Dearest You

Dear Rhode Island is a community-led project that sprung from the brilliant minds of What Cheer Writers Club during the pandemic. It invites people to be pen pals and build connections during social distancing through the power of letters. This spring, the project is partnering with Care New England, Prospect CharterCARE and Thundermist Health Center and asking would-be letter […]

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What Lies Beneath: Better environmental health starts in your own backyard

Loren Byrne is a professor of biology and environmental science at Roger Williams University, and he digs dirt. His expertise is in the ways in which urbanization affects soil health, particularly when it comes to lawn and garden management. He argues that the manicured, pesticide-laden monoculture that is a typical lawn negatively impacts soil health. […]

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Project PVD Love

Frog & Toad, the gift shop stuffed with perfect little somethings, has become a beacon of hope during the pandemic — a place always willing to collaborate, fundraise and bring smiles to the homebound with their madcap personal deliveries. So it made sense when a Providence-based parent/teacher organization president called them to discuss a mask […]

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In the Flow: A visit to Wandering Goose Acupuncture

A handful of acupuncture needles rattled in Marco Leclerc’s palm, sending my anxiety skyrocketing. I practiced some deep breathing and tried to focus on his calming voice. Leclerc is the proprietor of Wandering Goose Acupuncture in Pawtucket. He practices a fusion of classical and traditional Chinese medicine, which can include acupuncture, bodywork and herbal medicine, […]

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