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Epic Theatre Company’s Passion Play
Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play has epic scope for such a focused subject — those medieval pageants about the suffering of Jesus Christ.
Life writ large
| December 14, 2012
Review: Leitzel and Billings at AS220; and ''Creative Collective''
In Marc Leitzel's sharply real scratchboard drawings in AS220's main gallery (115 Empire Street, Providence, through June 25), he depicts a tense moment between a couple in bed, a wind-blown woman wrapped in a cape, and a woman with tree branches and lea
Light and dark
| June 17, 2011
Gift Guide 2010: 'Tis the season for indoor bounty
When a small winter market was set up at AS220 three years ago, no one could foresee how that would generate the large and bountiful Wintertime Market in the Hope Artiste Village the following year.
| December 10, 2010
Granola with a conscience
With all those honey-flavored oats and nuts, granola is tempting enough for Rhode Island's neo-hippie set. But add a scoop of goodwill to the mix and you invite a veritable stampede of Birkenstocks.
| November 26, 2010
Patti Austin at the Hope Artiste Village
Photo: CAROL FRIEDMAN Kismet: Someone on my Facebook feed uploaded a link to Patti Austin singing "Too Close For Comfort" minutes before I began writing...
| September 21, 2010
The obituary mambo
As some of you may know, on a biweekly basis your superior correspondents chat with former mayor and current local talk radio titan, Vincent A. "The Bud-I" Cianci.
Passings near and far; Huzzah for Harley; Farewell, World Cup
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| July 16, 2010
Bringing it all back home
"Pull around back, head up the fire escape and knock twice, someone will let you in."
In the studio — a former pasta sauce factory in Central Falls — with the Low Anthem
| February 26, 2010
King of the world
There was a very nice star turn on the November 29 edition of 60 Minutes by URI's Bob Ballard, although the university got scant mention.
At sea with URi’s Ballard. Plus, pilin’ on Palin, and hanging with Mike and Lucia.
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| December 04, 2009
No direction home
The intense Hugging the Shoulder , by Jerrod Bogard, is the latest play presented by Theater of Thought (through August 8), actor and director Amber Kelly's vehicle for boiling-pot relationship dramas in inventively appropriate settings.
Hugging the Shoulder spins its wheels
| August 07, 2009
Interesting premise. The Last Days of Judas Iscariot , by Stephen Adly Guirgis, suggests what could happen if Judas, the most despised of the New Testament villains, were put on trial in purgatory.
Taking stock of Judas Iscariot
| May 22, 2009
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