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Andy Kaufman’s Bohemia West premieres in Providence
It's just four days until the premier of Bohemia West and the cast and crew, assembled at black box theater 95 Empire in downtown Providence, are working out some final details.
Man On the Moon
| July 13, 2012
Agents of change
The highly publicized turmoil at Central Falls High School is but the leading edge of a major crisis in urban education in this state.
City Year Rhode Island is engaged in an ambitious assault on the urban education crisis. But the push has required the group to engage in a transformation that raises unsettling questions about diversity and public service
| February 04, 2011
Khazei, Like a Fox?
If there is to be a candidate in the Massachusetts US Senate race who inspires the sort of grassroots, progressive following that propelled Governor Deval Patrick into office three years ago — an insurgent candidacy, if you will — it figures to be ideali
Insiders don’t think Alan Khazei has a chance in the US Senate race. But progressive activists could make him an underdog with bite.
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| October 16, 2009
Six for the seat
Over the next few months, as candidates for the US Senate travel the state, you're likely to hear them say again and again that nobody can ever truly replace Ted Kennedy. That's the truth. But what does the state want next, after such a legendary, la
After a tumultuous week, these half dozen are still in the mix for Kennedy's seat.
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| September 18, 2009
Filling a legal void
One thing many artists don't have a lot of is legal expertise. Another is money. And in most cases, you need one to get the other. That's where the Maine Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts comes in.
Arts and the law
| July 17, 2009
Nervous, stressed, and depressed, LLC
Twenty-seven-year-old Jesse White is a temporary staff attorney at a domestic-violence nonprofit in the South End.
What's a recent law grad expected to do in this economy?
| May 01, 2009
State House of Representatives leaders have served the Commonwealth well with their austere new budget: they have shown us the tremendous sacrifices we will need to make, and the drastic cuts that will be put into effect, if we don't raise new revenues.
New taxes may be needed. Plus, why Massachusetts can take pride in the Serve America Act.
| April 24, 2009
Two many Americas
It's worth reminding ourselves that when the Republicans are out of power, they go apeshit.
Could an Obama administration mean an end to the red-state/blue-state divide?
BY MIKE MILIARD
| November 12, 2008
Flobots merge music and activism
Social justice will be an integral part of Flobots’ Providence visit this weekend.
| August 06, 2008
Military recruiters are still forced to fill their quotas — which means that despite plummeting interest, military enlistment must somehow remain as steady as the discouraging casualty rate.
Peace recruiters barred from schools
| February 23, 2006
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