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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.
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By ELIZABETH RAU  |  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
By JEFF INGLIS  |  April 09, 2010
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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
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 22, 2009
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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”
By TODD RICHARD  |  July 23, 2008
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Striving for magic

Do you remember Scarce?
Scarce are taking it slow; plus, Killing Pablo
By BOB GULLA  |  June 04, 2008
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Small plates

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


By ROBERT NADEAU  |  April 09, 2008


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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
By BOB GULLA  |  June 19, 2007
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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
By Sean Bartlett  |  November 27, 2006

Impeccable blahs

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
By AL DIAMON  |  October 18, 2006
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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  
By GREG COOK  |  October 18, 2006