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The lowdown on Sound Session 2011

The seventh annual Sound Session festival jumps off all weekend long, and while this year's itinerary has been scaled down to three days rather than a full seven, you can expect another "multi-genre gumbo" at four locations.
Hot in the city
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 08, 2011

The way I roll

As you may have read in this space last week, my decades-long partner in crime, Chip Young, has left the column for a gig at . So first, a word about the new "Cool, Cool World."
A florid salutation; the changing Times ; more on the Roots Café
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  March 18, 2011

Rooting for roots

Sunday afternoon was the grand opening of the Roots Café, the new boîte in the space formerly inhabited by the Black Repertory Company at 276 Westminster Street in the heart of downtown Providence.
Plus, some parting words
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  March 11, 2011

The Roots Café takes hold

It's a Thursday afternoon, a week-and-a-half before the Roots Café is set to open its doors on Westminster Street in downtown Providence, and the place is starting to come together.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  March 04, 2011

Desk job

Phillipe and Jorge believe it was thoughtful during this holiday season for the US government to clue in the Great Unwashed on how to survive a possible nuclear bomb strike. Their message, as reported by the New York Times on December 15: "Do not flee
Duck and cover redux; the best Congress money can buy; the Cabrals to the rescue!
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 24, 2010
Rhythm & Roots Festival's final day at Ningret Park

Rhythm & Roots Festival's final day at Ningret Park

The big deal at today's Rhythm & Roots Festival lineup is the arrival of the Texas Sheiks. Geoff Muldaur and Johnny Nicholas lead a pack...
By webteam  |  August 31, 2010


S.O.S. in the Biggest Little

What a joyful time in the Ocean State.
The possible private takeover of Harrah’s is more bad news
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  October 04, 2006