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Autumning

On THURSDAY (the 18th), it's last call for VUDU SISTER (currently recording a new album at the Columbus Theatre) with HAUNT THE HOUSE and DAN BLAKESLEE at the Salon (401.865.6330), leading into a super-busy weekend.
Plus, the return of Heather Rose
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 19, 2012

Bowled over

Last call for Downcity action THURSDAY (the 2nd) with ERIC BLOOM performing at Sidebar Bistro (401.421.7200), while DJ DOX ELLIS spins upstairs at the Salon (pickle back shots! 401.865.6330).
From Ear-pummeling to winter bashing
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 03, 2012

A wild week

On THURSDAY (the 12th), last call for ol-skool rap heads to reconvene at the Apartment for Throwback Thursdays starring DJ STERBYROCK and party host/lyricist META P ; 21+ and no cover, call 401.228.7222 for details.
Eight days of fun (and another holiday)
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 13, 2012
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A few great places to go when you want to look great

You're new to town and you want to get all dolled up for that lecture on cognitive linguistics. What to do?
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By ELIZABETH RAU  |  September 30, 2011

Declare yourself

The 8000-plus-word play-by-play of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, written by freelancer Nicholas Schmidle and published in the New Yorker recently, is a fascinating read, with lots of juicy details (example: the plan was always to kill bin Lade
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  August 26, 2011

Hometown throwdown

On FRIDAY (the 1st), stop by the Speakeasy under Local 121 (401.274.2121) and catch BECKY CHACE with opening guest SEAN KENNEDY .
Meet the Beard Brothers!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 01, 2011


Hit the sauce

Come find us at the Salon on THURSDAY (the 10th) high-posting in the basement with DJS WAY O'MALLEY AND NO GO GO spinning assorted party jams; 21+ and no cover all night, call 401.865.5330.
The Low Anthem, Green Day, and more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 11, 2011

From Lolita Black to Big Rush

Human bull rides, anyone? Last call to join the EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION BAND at the Salon (57 Eddy Street, Providence) TONIGHT (Thursday (the 17th), as ERB raises funds for a trip to Austin, TX — with cowboy karaoke, line dancing, and human bull ride
Loud and proud
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 18, 2011
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At a downtown bar: Fluffernutters and pickle juice

For a city driven, in many ways, by its youthful artist-entrepreneurial class, there is surprisingly little in the way of hipster night spots.
Nightclubbing
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  December 03, 2010

Fox's anti-Semitic anti-Obama source--updated!


I'm loathe to give even bad publicity to Sean Hannity's bogus anti-Obama infomercial. But this South Florida Sun-Sentinel post on Andy Martin, who played a...
By Adam Reilly  |  October 08, 2008

McCain's nuclear strategy: past as prologue


Today on Salon, Gary Kamiya makes a convincing connection between John McCain's new win-at-all-costs strategy and the approach Barry Goldwater used during the final days...
By Adam Reilly  |  October 07, 2008


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Backlash blues

Most big news stories fit the snowball metaphor, with an isolated fact or two slowly gaining significance and momentum over a period of days or weeks.
Will the Larry Craig scandal bolster anti-gay bias?
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 06, 2007
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Politico and its discontents

In less than four months, Politico has already achieved what few post-FDR presidents could in the same amount of time: it’s become a force in national politics.
Meet the Left’s newest ‘nonpartisan’ media bogeyman
By ADAM REILLY  |  May 18, 2007
TOMORROW: David Talbot at the Booksmith

TOMORROW: David Talbot at the Booksmith


Given all the books on Princess Di in the pipeline for next season, it seems fitting that Salon fou...
By Sharon Steel  |  May 07, 2007
THE SECRET: A bottle of minty fresh snake-oil?

THE SECRET: A bottle of minty fresh snake-oil?


Check this slightly hysterical rant of a Salon feature: "Oprah's Ugly Secret." Peter Birkenhea...
By Sharon Steel  |  March 05, 2007
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Won’t get fooled again

Seymour Hersh’s April 17 New Yorker article, which reported that a “messianic” Bush White House was contemplating regime change and tactical nuclear strikes to pre-empt Iran’s bomb-building program, landed with its own explosive power last week.
With reports of Iran-war drums beating, how will the media react this time around?  
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  April 25, 2006