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Review: Pink Ribbons, Inc.
Near the end of this documentary a woman calls the pink ribbon of breast cancer-awareness a "made in China" tag.
Documenting hypocrisy in the breast-cancer awareness movement
| June 22, 2012
The new Netroots
The netroots story — lefty bloggers storming the barricades — can seem, well, so 2006. Little wonder, then, that this year's Netroots Nation conference in Providence didn't receive much national press.
| June 09, 2012
Photos: Breast Cancer Survivors' Disco Nights Dance at Platforms
Breast Cancer survivors meet at Platforms for the Disco Nights Dance party on June 18, 2011.
Pre-Concert Photo Shoot | June 18, 2011
| June 10, 2011
Halo: Reach tournament to support breast cancer
The name of this Halo: Reach tournament, "Fight Like A Girl," is enough to get me to raise my hackles, but don't worry, these women...
| October 07, 2010
Turning in that low-numbered plate for a pink one
Low-numbered plates may be Valhalla for Rhode Island’s vainglorious. But they are hard to come by. So for the average driver looking for attention, “vanity” and “special category” plates are the way to go.
MARY ANN SORRENTINO
| May 21, 2010
Diagnosed with breast cancer? Keep an eye on Anthem...
A Reuters investigative report today reveals that Wellpoint, the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Maine, has had a practice of targeting women...
| April 22, 2010
Mango, the world's next superfood
Mango from Saturday Night Live In our ever-pervasive quest to cure cancer with fruit, the mango has emerged as the latest fruit-script. The National Mango Board, having...
| January 11, 2010
Pink ribbons: Play hardball!
In ancient times, men appeased the gods by tossing female virgins into volcanoes and families left their newborn daughters on hillsides to die since girls were less "valuable" than boys.
Breasts and Balls
MARY ANN SORRENTINO
| November 27, 2009
For the past six years, Festival Ballet Providence has presented an evening of short works, Up Close on Hope , in their Black Box Theater on Hope Street.
Festival Ballet move to Metallica and Radiohead
| November 20, 2009
Compassionate or coercive?
The election of Barack Obama has inspired dread among pro-lifers nationwide. But for the Rhode Island wing of the movement, the anxiety goes back quite a bit farther.
Pro-life pregnancy counselors say they are offering women hope, but critics see manipulation
| September 18, 2009
The wonders of olive oil
Many of us may think about increasing our intake of olive oil just by pouring a bit more on our salads.
The Italians, French, and Greeks are on to something
| April 02, 2008
Portland scene report: October 19, 2007
She’s shaved her head. That’s always a good thing.
Sibilance starts now
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| October 17, 2007
The good fight
The original lineup of ’90s Prov-rock stalwarts and near-stars Kilgore will be taking the stage together for the first time in eight years for “Fight to Remember.”
Kilgore reunites for cancer benefit; plus, Route .44
| May 18, 2007
In the Land of Women
If Mrs. Robinson had been played by Martha Stewart and had suffered breast cancer, The Graduate might have played out like In the Land of Women .
A tidy suburban melodrama
| April 18, 2007
Back in the acts
When it comes to dramatics, there’s plenty to toast at this year’s end.
A year in Maine theater
| December 20, 2006
Where can you watch a film about alcoholic authors, and then one about the absurdity of high school, and another about a local journalist’s battle with breast cancer?
Find your way to Waterville
| July 12, 2006
The female breast is celebrated with such relish in the opening lines of Purple Breasts that it is all the more devastating to watch as one woman’s breast is stricken with cancer.
Turning Purple with fear, rage, frustration
| May 31, 2006
Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer
Philanthropy just got a little sweeter.
May 8-14, 2006
| May 03, 2006
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