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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.
| May 14, 2010
Bell ringers and brown nosers
It was a number of months ago when I first observed a guy who was working as a barista at the coffee place I favor in the morning ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
| May 14, 2010
So the economy sucks, you’re in a miserable rut at work, and you’re not getting any younger. What are you going to do about it?
You’ve decided to go back to school. Now what?
| October 16, 2009
Bicyclists to spell support for Obama
There are the usual ways of spelling out your support for a candidate, and then there’s this weekend’s “Bike Write for Obama.”
| October 09, 2008
New source for savings: outsource the economists
Outsourcing used to be for textile workers and call-center employees.
| January 31, 2008
This volume, the first published solely as a graphic novel, is the comic as fetish object.
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen ’s Black Dossier
| December 03, 2007
Tom Stoppard’s Rock ’n’ Roll begins in 1968 in an English garden, where a piper perched atop an ivied wall is serenading a stretched-out blonde flower child.
Tom Stoppard fuses the history and the music in Rock ’n’ Roll
| November 13, 2007
Can the Wobblies deliver?
A sense of taking it to the Man was in the air as some 200-plus supporters of Alexandra Svoboda rallied last Sunday afternoon.
The long-dormant IWW raises its profile in Rhode Island
| August 29, 2007
Shows like this are, by their nature, big messy buffets.
RISD showcases the work of 120 masters students at the Convention Center
| May 23, 2007
Made in USA
In choosing ballets from three American choreographers for the American Masters program, Mihailo Djuric has looked to two classics and one world premiere.
Festival Ballet stages the American Masters
| April 18, 2007
Thomas Friedman from the New York Times writes that “the world is flat.” Are you too old for school?: Even at age 30, your brain is different from the average student’s. By Samantha Henig
As the world shrinks, schools expand their majors and programs
| January 24, 2007
“For the spirit searcheth all things, yea, the bottom of God’s secrets.” That quotation from the 1557 Geneva Bible’s First Corinthians is the unlikely foundation of Ron Rosenbaum’s The Shakespeare Wars .
Ron Rosenbaum on Bottom, bottomlessness, the Bard, and . . . Ron
| September 19, 2006
James Bolle’s final concert of Monadnock Music’s summer season began with a work that had had its premiere in Keene, New Hampshire, 70 years and three days earlier.
American ballet music at Monadnock; a young Latin American conductor at Tanglewood
| August 30, 2006
Anybody can edit
Wikipedians postulate and congratulate their way into the future of the Internet.
A weekend of Wikimania
IAN SANDS AND JESS MCCONNELL
| August 11, 2006
The Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre is presenting three plays by writers and present directors from the MFA writing program consortium of Brown University and Trinity Repertory Company.
The Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre’s latest fare
| July 25, 2006
In January, Rumee Ahmed became Brown University’s first Muslim chaplain.
Brown’s first Muslim chaplain seeks understanding
| April 05, 2006
Fraud and fortune
Allegra Goodman sets her latest novel, Intuition , in a long-ago, rent-controlled Cambridge.
Allegra Goodman’s Intuition
| February 28, 2006
There’s one word that Philip Altbach really wants you to understand: massification .
Boston College’s Philip Altbach offers five ways to keep Massachusetts on top in higher education
RICCO VILLANUEVA SIASOCO
| January 25, 2006
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