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Anthony Savino Does a Good Job: The artist discusses his evolution and facing the abyss

What better way to kick off the new year than discussing Anthony Savino’s thoughtful, ambitious release Good Job, which tackles weighty topics like wealth, work and love — ideas that might have made an appearance in your resolutions for 2020. For a decade, Savino fronted the New Bedford-based punk band Half Hearted Hero, which now […]

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Billy F. Gibbons, Matt Sorum, and Mike Flanigin to Headline

Three words: Ernie Boch Junior.  Did you just sing them in your mind?  If so, you’re definitely not alone. Although the Providence-born businessman sold most of his family’s third-generational car dealerships a few years ago, we can still quickly recall their radio commercials — and for good reasons. They proliferated local airwaves for quite a […]

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Bob Dylan: Electric Again At The PPAC

Nobel laureate, 78-year-old Minnesotan Bob Dylan, graced the stage at the Providence Performing Arts Center on November 20. The theater was packed to the gills as Dylan delivered quite possibly his best performance in decades. There was no hat, no mumbling and no bullshit.  The show began with pre-recorded, instrumental Vaudevillian jaunt (the standard fare […]

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(Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night: As Tom Waits turns 70, Providence pays tribute at the Good Will Engine Company

On December 7, 1949, a New York Times column characterized the struggles of those in need: “The children who do not laugh; the youths whose lives are twisted; the men and women struck down by accident or disease or sudden poverty; the aged who know no peace… They are in every city and in every […]

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Music to Kids’ Ears: Local musician helps lessen the stress of homelessness

Lucy’s Hearth opened as a small overnight shelter in Middletown in 1984. They grew with the needs of the community, expanding and becoming a 24-hour shelter, affiliated with Family Service of Rhode Island and accredited by the Council on Accreditation. They are now in a 9,300 square foot facility to better support families in need.  […]

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