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Sarah Lupo's debut
More than four years in the making, the self-titled debut disc by singer/songwriter Sarah Lupo is well worth the wait.
| November 02, 2012
The return of Complex World
Stanley Matis had no acting experience when, in 1987, Jim Wolpaw asked him to star in his movie. Matis had been opening up for bands at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel for years, and Wolpaw was a fan.
| October 30, 2010
Fall Music Preview: Sounds abound
As the autumnal equinox fast approaches, there’s plenty of action statewide and no genre left behind from Downcity to down south to the highly-anticipated return of a local live landmark — the Met Café, now located in the Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucke
It's the busiest fall ever !
| September 17, 2010
The Met is ready to rock back into action
The Met is back.
| July 23, 2010
Election attracting urine stains
For those who have felt that the entertainment value of Our Little Towne’s mayoral elections has been in serious decline since the Bud-I’s extended stay in New Jersey, look no further than the RIFuture blog.
Drama queens and vampire squids
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| April 23, 2010
Smith Hill weighs a ban on the under-21 crowd
Seasoned partiers will recall that about a decade ago our august legislature considered barring anyone under age 21 from Rhode Island night clubs in a bid to curb underage drinking.
The Fun Police
| April 02, 2010
Picaresque journey: 30 years in Rhode Island
Hard though it might be to believe, some things in Rhode Island actually do change.
What we mostly want is a low-number license plate
| October 23, 2008
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
Best and the brightest
Phillipe + Jorge’s Roman Hruska Award, celebrating mediocrity in the General Assembly, goes to departing state Representative Joseph Scott.
Departing lawmaker suggests closing Halitosis Hall for a few years
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| July 09, 2008
Man of the Century
Bo Diddley, a particular favorite of Lupo, was the first “name” performer to play the club.
The late, great Bo Diddley helped put Lupo’s on the map
PHILLIPE + JORGE
| June 04, 2008
There’s a rare nocturnal occurrence happening — call it a lunar local music eclipse.
‘Locals Rule’ at Lupo’s; plus, the return of the Blackstone
| June 26, 2007
Cops vs. clubs
When the Congress for the New Urbanism stages a national conference in downtown Providence in June, the offerings ought to include a discussion session titled, “The Renaissance City: A Case Study in How to Not Handle Nightlife.”
Rather than doing a better job of managing nightlife, Providence tries to squelch it
| March 29, 2006
Cops vs. clubs
A dispute between a nightclub impresario and the police puts l ive music in downtown Providence in danger .
Dispute poses threat to live music in downtown Providence
| February 03, 2006
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