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In the mid-1970s, Gary Grice and his cousin Robert — ages 11 and 8, respectively — traveled for hours by ferry, train, and bus from Staten Island to the Bronx.
Sounds of Science
| December 07, 2012
What physics can teach us about Wall Street
Lisa Randall is one of the world's leading theoretical physicists.
| January 27, 2012
Review: The 15th Annual Rhode Island Film Festival
The Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival is holding its 15th annual presentation August 9-14.
Super shorts and more
| August 05, 2011
Christopher O'Riley and RISD Auditorium
The Bad Plus do it, Elu does it, and Brad Mehldau does it. Trendspotters already know that instrumental artists interpreting pop tunes is a gambit...
| October 26, 2010
Golden memories of the diamond
We know the vast majority of Cool, Cool World readers do not have a personal memory of life on the planet earth, circa 1960, as they were not yet born.
Big baseball anniversaries; not-so-E-Z pass; remebering Jimbo
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| October 01, 2010
IBEX Puppetry at the RISD Auditorium
Heather Henson has follow-ed in her father Jim's theatrical footsteps, and her way with puppetry is turning out to be just as insightful and inspiring....
| September 28, 2010
Johnny Cash tribute at RISD
Folsom, San Quentin - Johnny Cash played for lots of guys in lock-up. That was his big heart and fair play coming to the fore....
| April 07, 2010
Hello, we’re Johnny Cash
The Nave Gallery in Somerville kicks off its month-long salute to the Man in Black next week.
Stacked all-star tribute/benefit at the RISD Auditorium
| April 02, 2010
Devil Music Ensemble
Modern musicians putting original scores to silent films is no longer a groundbreaking process, but it sure is fun to see what kind of perspectives...
| October 27, 2009
Horse Dance Troupe at RISD Auditorium
Walls are strategically spread around the stage when members of the acclaimed Horse dance troupe perform their piece "Velocity." The all-male Taiwanese outfit is...
| October 20, 2009
Culture and choreography
Not only is the FirstWorks organization devoted to presenting “first-time-in-Rhode Island” performances throughout their seven-week fall festival (through November 15), but the staff is also always seeking diversity of cultures, media, and experiences.
Horse and Yellow Bird Dancers at FirstWorks
| October 16, 2009
For the last few years, Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips have crafted songs that engage in romantic somnambulance — their music pads along in a...
| September 30, 2009
Sometimes it’s drones, sometimes it’s static and rumble, and sometimes it’s the unfettered wheeze of a majestic accordion. Pauline Oliveros has several ways of rendering...
| September 30, 2009
Slideshow: Contemporary animation in Providence
Next week in Providence, two unrelated but complimentary events combine to create one of the finest showcases of contemporary animation that you’ll probably find anywhere in North America this year. And it’s all free.
Waltz with Bashir art director speaks, plus Festival of Contemporary Animation
| April 10, 2009
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