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It's not a huge state, but Rhode Island, you may be realizing, is abuzz with activity. There's music, poetry, theater, gallery shows, social gatherings, and all sorts of events at the colleges.
| September 30, 2011
Tales of the Providence Ghost Tour
You know what you get when you're a 375-year-old New England city where many homes are known more for their past occupants than their current ones? Ghosts. Lots of ghosts.
| July 15, 2011
Providence filmmakers go cruisin'
Any artistic triumph involves a little luck. Providence native Ben Chace was in Brooklyn's Prospect Park two years ago when he watched a raffle ticket turn into a pair of tickets for a Jamaican cruise.
| September 04, 2009
Making masterpieces in 48 hours
The filmmakers scrambled upstairs Sunday night, spilling beers as they went, desperate to meet the deadline for the 48 Hour Film Project, an annual adventure in speedy cinematography.
| July 24, 2009
In American prose, there is a plain style, a child of the 20th century, descending from Hemingway and Cather. The best New Yorker writers — James Thurber, Joseph Mitchell, Janet Malcolm — have it.
Colm Tóibín's see-through prose
| June 19, 2009
30 on 30
The Providence Phoenix celebrates 30 years with 30 interviews
30 local luminaries look back on 30 years of the New Paper and the Providence Phoenix
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| October 22, 2008
The quick and the dead: Underground in Providence
It’s been a rough year for cemetery buffs.
| September 17, 2008
Greetings, Olympic sports fans!
Sports blotter: Olympic edition
| August 06, 2008
Mass court OKs border crossings for RI same-sexers
Now that a Massachusetts judge has found that Rhode Island couples can legally marry in the Bay State, same-sex marriage proponents hope the decision will help rally their troops and enhance their case at the General Assembly in the coming year.
PETER IAN ASEN
| October 04, 2006
Life after gabba-gabba
You might already know that Pete Depressed and his roving Irish rousers the Gobshites are amid a recording experience at Wellspring Studio, with Depressed and Huck Bennert at the console.
Hey, it’s Uncle Monk, featuring Tommy Ramone
| August 17, 2006
What else could a mid-level, socially conscious band of affable guys writing listenable pop music want? To lose their collegiate reputation.
Guster for grown-ups?
| August 07, 2006
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