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Photos: The Providence Phoenix Annual Best in RI Awards Show

The Providence Phoenix honors the Best in RI at the Met on April 20, 2011. Check out the winners  here .
The Best of Rhode Island Awards | The Met | April 20, 2011
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  April 22, 2011
The Decay of Fiction at the Cable Car Cinema

The Decay of Fiction at the Cable Car Cinema


  If you've missed the monthly installments of avant, progressive, and indie films, fear not. Your chance to absorb such art has returned: The Magic...
By webteam  |  February 01, 2011

In the matter of Chafee campaign manager John 'JR' Pagliarini

The outrageous attempt to tar Linc Chafee's campaign manager John "JR" Pagliarini, who fell on his sword last week and quit the campaign, is the sort of Karl Roveian dirty trick that should make any decent Vo Dilunduh long for a good shower.
Karl Rove would be proud; it’s still a Complex World; the return of Ut
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 22, 2010
Found Footage Festival at the Cable Car Cinema

Found Footage Festival at the Cable Car Cinema


Some of us aren't so skilled at bowling, or business, or sexual intercourse (btw, that's an old school euphemism for hooking up). Folks lacking in...
By webteam  |  October 19, 2010

At the Cable Car: The wind-lashed and sea-worn

On a recent Sunday, the usual grad school crowd at the Cable Car Cinema in Providence gave way to something different — the wind-lashed faces and sea-worn hands of Rhode Island’s oft-ignored surfing community.
Surf’s Up
By ABIGAIL CROCKER  |  May 14, 2010
Tomorrow: Everything Is Terrible vs Found Footage Festival's "Computer Beach Party" [Saturday, May 1]

Tomorrow: Everything Is Terrible vs Found Footage Festival's "Computer Beach Party" [Saturday, May 1]


Everything Is Terrible! and the Found Footage Festival are perhaps two of the blog world's grandest purveyors of kitsch, both managing to capitalize on the...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  April 30, 2010


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Band of brothers

Acclaimed local director David Bettencourt immortalizes Providence-via-Attleboro punk pioneers Neutral Nation in his latest documentary, It’s a Bash! .
It’s a Bash! tells the Neutral Nation story
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 30, 2010
French Film Festival at Brown

French Film Festival at Brown


Bouli Lanners's Eldorado twists the buddy flick with the road movie, winding up with something whimsical and tragic. Francois Ozon's Ricky centers around a baby...
By webteam  |  February 24, 2010
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How birds got their songs

Wakinyan RedShirt has made three films in his life: Lego Star Wars , Bionicle Heroes , and The Wolf Show . But perhaps his greatest flick, he says, is his latest.
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By ELIZABETH RAU  |  February 05, 2010
Short Short Story Film Festival feat. Live Bait

Short Short Story Film Festival feat. Live Bait


Busted guitars and broken vacuums duke it out at the junk yard, a lonely farmer gets a romantic invitation from his long-gone love, a pair...
By webteam  |  November 23, 2009

Reeling

If the Rhode Island International Film Festival were a monster movie, it would be something like The Blob That Engulfed Delaware . Like its dozen predecessors, the 13th annual event will be taking over the state.
Get ready for RIIFF's 13th Filmapalooza
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 31, 2009


BÉla Fleck

BÉla Fleck


Because he has a great hunger for music, BÉla Fleck recently rolled through Africa, spending time in Mali, Tanzania, Uganda, and other countries, interacting with...
By webteam  |  July 08, 2009