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Loud, Proud and Without the Crowd: A rundown of RI Pride events

While this year’s Rhode Island Pridefest and Parade will not go on, there are still plenty of Pride events to attend in Rhode Island. As we enter the final week of June, I’ve compiled a list of Pride activities you can attend before the month ends. South Kingston Pride will be on June 24 from […]

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We Want You Back!: After a year without festivals, we miss them

Some claimed that by 2019, we had hit peak festival and there was nowhere to go but down. But we didn’t quite see last year’s total festival cancellation coming. And like a jilted lover who only now realizes what we had, we want you back, festivals. We promise we’ll appreciate you better. Although it appears […]

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Irish Eyes are Waiting

Last year, many of us soothed our disappointment over St. Paddy’s related cancellations with what we now know was an erroneous thought: Well, there is always next year. So, it’s deja vu all over again. And while the City of Pawtucket went ahead with their parade in 2020 and Newport officials engaged in a much-publicized […]

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Get Out!: Free, fun and socially distanced things to do

The weather is changing, and we’re sick of being quarantined, of being inside, and we want something to do. Right? Well, here are a few socially distanced and unique activities to add to your spring bucket list. Are you even a Rhode Islander if you haven’t paid a visit to Mercy Brown’s grave? A famous […]

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Leading the Way: Nibbles eschews his big red nose for the first time in nearly three decades

When most of the country thinks about holiday traditions, they think about Christmas trees, snow, time with loved ones, Santa Claus, that kind of thing. Here in Rhode Island, we think of a giant blue bug who sits atop a building just off I-95, bringing holiday cheer and joy to all of those around him.  […]

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The People’s Pen: Print Like You Give A Damn Press proves protest posters’ power

As we enter the final stretch of pre-election frenzy, we are truly in a fight for the soul of this nation. With their current show, “State of Urgency” at Brown University’s Cohen Gallery, the Print Like You Give A Damn Press Collective has charged the front lines, armed with the power of words.  The Collective […]

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