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The aristocrats

As year-round busloads of tourists attest, people will always be fascinated by the stately mansions along Newport's Bellevue Avenue, more than a century after robber baron money and such financed their construction. Even more compelling, upon close exami
Behind the Hedgerow follows the moneyed in Newport
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 06, 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
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Miller and Bettencourt document TB epidemic

You wouldn't think G. Wayne Miller would have time left to blink, considering the work he delivers
Reel Life
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 04, 2009
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The Fab Three?

The Complaints have been one of Providence’s true stalwart bands, and one of the city’s most underappreciated acts.
The Complaints’ new disc; plus, the Neutral Nation film
By BOB GULLA  |  June 17, 2008
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Dubya’s final countdown

So the countdown begins on the last year in office of the cross-eyed, flash card-taught, flight suit-wearing little cowboy.
Thanks be, time’s running down on his disastrous presidency
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 02, 2008
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Frankly speaking

Your superior correspondents were somewhat amused by comments made last week by Carlo Pisaturo in the Warwick Beacon .
Sore loser misses the mark on Ferri’s Warwick triumph
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 05, 2007


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In living color

Trying to write something original about Whitey, Andy Newman’s new band, requires a lot of invention.
Whitey covers a lot of ground; plus, the sounds of Rocky Point  
By BOB GULLA  |  September 12, 2007