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Terry McMillan brings her groove to Providence
Terry McMillan, best known for her blockbuster novels Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back , made a quick stop in South Providence the other day to raise money for the Community Preparatory School and talk shop — with 10-year-olds.
| April 30, 2010
Relentlessly ringing freedom
Amid relentless bell-ringing (“Let freedom ring!” chanted the enthusiasts as they deprived passersby of their hearing and sanity), the Tea Party came to Portland last week to greet President Barack Obama.
Northern New England’s Tea Partiers go local
| April 09, 2010
A kick-start for conservation
To make the most of huge chunks of incoming federal economic-stimulus cash (and to get their hands on more of it in the first place), the Maine Legislature has to ramp up its energy-efficiency planning — on the double.
But Maine's new energy plan may not go far enough
| May 22, 2009
It's cookout weather!
If you’re attending (or hosting) a cookout, then have a heart and offer your guests something besides the obvious norm. Here are a few ideas.
Fending off the picnic “fruitcake”
| July 23, 2008
Striving for magic
Do you remember Scarce?
Scarce are taking it slow; plus, Killing Pablo
| June 04, 2008
Why spend a lot of money on advertising when you have a menu dedicated to small plates and can name the restaurant after the concept?
Good food, small packages
| April 09, 2008
Riffing by the sea
It’s time to break out your favorite Slayer T-shirt, fire up the ol’ Chevy, and head down to the Ocean Mist.
The Ocean Mist’s Hammer Ball; plus, Wigsplitta and Big City
| June 19, 2007
Too dumb to quit
"We're the best Cheap Trick cover band out there," Rick Nielsen says with a laugh."Probably the worst, too."
Backstage with Cheap Trick
| November 27, 2006
A critic once dismissed Igor Stravinsky’s groundbreaking musical work “The Rite of Spring” as “horrible jargon from start to finish.” The same could be said of that rehashed rite of fall, Maine’s US Senate campaign.
Politics and other mistakes
| October 18, 2006
Origin of species
When in 1976 Jennifer Bartlett premiered her epic painting Rhapsody, John Russell, the chief art critic of the New York Times, proclaimed it “the most ambitious single work of art that has come my way since I started to live in New York." “Jennifer Bar
Jennifer Bartlett’s breakthrough masterpiece and photographers of the future
| October 18, 2006
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