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Smoke Me Out

There comes a time in every drinking career when the nuances of a well-made cocktail — the subtle botanical notes, for instance — just don't cut it anymore. You need a more intense experience.

By LUKE O'NEIL  |  October 19, 2012

Night moves(1)

Adios, Summer 2012 — it was a real hoot, but lest we forget Rocktober is just around the corner, and we have more than enough local (and low-dough) shows on the docket to keep you moving and grooving through that autumn chill.
Got live if you want it!
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 14, 2012

Ain't that America

The bad news of this season is that the sharp-eyed folks behind R.K. Projects will be closing up shop in November after their fall exhibits, which include a group of Providence psychedelics and site-specific installations in Pawtucket (461 Main St from O
Sassy signs, obsessive patterns, and more
By GREG COOK  |  September 14, 2012

Dracula's new digs

Take a quick glance at the fall calendar for performance events and you'll see there's a whole lotta dancin' goin' on!
Plus, Fusionworks turns 25, and a world of exotic moves
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  September 14, 2012

Facing down Grim

We are now entering the eight-month-long conglomerate season I like to call Grim.
The very flavor of warmth graces the Nguyens' beef stew
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  November 18, 2011

The taste of autumn

So I was ready to do the obligatory Oktoberfest column. I had decided to wait till, you know, Oc/ktober, despite the fact that some of these beers have been in stores since August (and then it was 80 degrees this weekend and too hot for lederhosen).
Plus, the sublime quest for ‘good beer’
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  October 14, 2011


The changing seasons

Kids these days with their cyclical hair-stylings.
By DAVID KISH  |  October 08, 2010

Fall Food Preview: Okay, Vacationland, it's our turn

Goodbye tourists. Goodbye school children. Thanks for spending this gorgeous summer with us and keeping our restaurants and businesses thriving. We know your dough keeps many of us employed, but, frankly, we’re ready for some distance.
Enjoy peak harvest without the crowds
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  September 17, 2010

Dire Strait

If the selections in this year's Boston Turkish Film Festival are any indication, nobody in that country lives happily ever after these days.
Strained relations in the Boston Turkish Film Festival
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 24, 2009