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The Community Players’ ‘Sugar Sisters’ are Sweet

What would happen if you put Steel Magnolias,Twin Peaks, The X-Files and a Stephen King novel in a blender, blended them together, and dumped the result into the Florida swamp? You might get something like the extremely entertaining and delightfully bizarre The Sugar Bean Sisters, presented inPawtucketby The Community Players. Nathan Sanders wrote the play […]

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January Pin Up of the Month: Lydia Marie Lis

Occupation: Classical violinist Hometown: Jamestown, RI Watering Hole: I enjoy going to Gracie’s on Washington Street in downtown Providence…amazing cocktails! I’m really into Petit Sirahs right now. French martinis are my go-to cocktail if I’m feeling girly, otherwise a nice vodka martini up with olives always hits the spot! Global Warming: Well, I run so […]

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Total Recall

Fall River Mayor Flanagan faces potential recall, after promoting Michael Coogan, a man facing charges in Rhode Island for allegations of doing business as an unlicensed contractor Fall River Mayor William Flanagan won his first re-election bid by a comfortable margin in November, after admitting during the campaign he had made some mistakes in his […]

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Baseball, Theater =Life at Second Story

For 2nd Story Theatre, 2012 opens with Take Me Out, Richard Greenberg’s provocative examination of “America’s game,” offering a locker room view of how a baseball team reacts when it’s star player suddenly and unapologetically outs himself. Artistic Director Ed Shea promises “it’s one of those plays that people will talk about for seasons to […]

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