bestnom1000x50

Matthew Lawrence

Latest Articles

Headmaster_list

Headmaster goes feminine

Matthew Lawrence — blogger, event planner, and man about town — and Jason Tranchida — designer, artist, and man about town — met seven years ago at a bar where both worked as DJs.
Print
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  October 05, 2012
Dictionary_list

At AS220, how to spell T-E-N-S-I-O-N

It's a typical night at the AS220 performance space, but with white-sticker name tags and an undercurrent of desperation.
Words, Words, Words
By AMY LITTLEFIELD  |  June 04, 2011
TJI_micro-memoir-1_list

The art of the Micro-Memoir at the Athenaeum

It's a Thursday evening, downstairs at the Providence Athenaeum. Hardwood floors, white bookcases, a bit of sunlight still coming through the windows.
Story Time
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  May 13, 2011
pandj.jpg

Casa D. slate storms the primary

While P&J do not see eye to eye with most of Bob “Cool Moose” Healey’s libertarian leanings, he is a truly thoughtful contributor to the body politic.
Chafee, Roberts, and de Ramel get the nod  
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  September 06, 2006
060127_list_skool.jpg

Up in smoke

In the spring of 2004, Ross Butterworth, a 21-year-old junior at the University of Rhode Island, was hanging out with friends, “puffing a bowl,” in a wooded area behind dorms on the Kingston campus.
Which schools take a tough line against student partying, and which ones mellow out?
By JOHN ZORABEDIAN  |  January 25, 2006