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The first class: The Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame's 2012 inductees
Rick Bellaire, one of the organizers of the new Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame, says he sees it all the time: locals unaware that a prominent, national act has Rhody ties.
Ocean state hit parade
| February 24, 2012
Trinity’s delicately balanced Merchant of Venice
The Merchant of Venice gives modern audiences a lot to think and talk about — including, we can forget, a surprising amount of comedy. But the main concern is it being such a head-shaking case study of the era's anti-Semitism.
The light and the dark
| February 17, 2012
Review: The Color Wheel
Alex Ross Perry's self-consciously coy indulgence reminds me of the work of Diablo Cody, but slighter and more irritating.
A black-and-white road movie
| December 02, 2011
Meet the mayor of CeX Complete Entertainment Exchange
Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats. Kelvin Maynard, Jr.CeX Complete Entertainment ExchangeYour all-time...
| February 16, 2011
Lit-snobs, hot librarians, and the rise of the literary tattoo
Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich was sitting down for a meal at Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, when she found herself under critique.
| October 08, 2010
Review: Gamm Theatre stages Glengarry Glen Ross
As a playwright, David Mamet is tritely, inaccurately, and frequently accused of being a misogynist. But the evidence of his 1982 Glengarry Glen Ross indicates quite the opposite.
| September 10, 2010
The first Latino mayor?
Until recently, to talk about Angel Taveras was to talk about the future.
Angel Taveras’s moment suddenly arrives
| April 16, 2010
Representative Patrick J. Kennedy's campaigns were always about something far larger than Rhode Island's First Congressional District, which snakes from Burrillville down through the Blackstone Valley and into Newport.
Kennedy's exit rewrites the political game book.
| February 19, 2010
Fletcher Louis Gates, Jr.
| October 19, 2009
Local Bigots Speak Out About Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Greatest Hits from the Boston Herald Comment Boards
For the sake of online ad revenue, authorities everywhere should start racially profiling more prominent black academics. In the past few days, as news surfaced...
| July 21, 2009
Bicentennial Podcast: Some Really Smart People Talk About Abraham Lincoln
This would have been Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday, if he had not gotten himself shot and i...
| February 12, 2009
Official Dispatch from the 2008 Boston Music Awards [VIDEO]
The Subaru limousine – which I assume belongs to Ernie Boch, Jr. (nominee: Outstanding Bl...
| December 08, 2008
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