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In an iPod world, Broadway goes vinyl

Dave Lifrieri, owner of Analog Underground on Broadway, was in the eighth grade listening to Beatles and Led Zeppelin on vinyl when the CD player — and the inevitable avalanche of remasters — made their full arrival.
Records Department
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  April 01, 2011
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10 exhibits that are worth another look

Here's our rundown of the best art of '10.
Excellent expressions
By GREG COOK  |  December 24, 2010

5 Traverse is shutting its doors

Last week 5 Traverse gallery announced that it was closing.
Adventurous art is getting harder to find in Providence
By GREG COOK  |  February 12, 2010
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2009: Worth another look

The lousy economy hit home this year as Stairwell Gallery in Providence and Yes Gallery in Warren closed their doors.
The gallery highlights of 2009
By GREG COOK  |  December 25, 2009

More closings and a question: Can galleries survive here?

More closings and a question: Can galleries survive here?
The Arts
By GREG COOK  |  December 18, 2009
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Searching for a vision

Haley O'Connor, the co-founder of Stairwell Gallery, includes a few of her own photos in the gallery's new show, "Yesterday Today and Tomorrow."
New photographs at Stairwell and RIC’s Bannister Gallery
By GREG COOK  |  October 16, 2009


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It Does Come Easy

Ringo Starr was the best artist in the Beatles. And, I believe, the best artist to appear on Shining Time Station too. (Sorry, George Carlin.) It feels really weird to say, but it's the undisputable conclusion I drew from seeing "Ringo Starr — Artist"
Ringo Starr At Chabot, Quinn Taylor At Stairwell
By GREG COOK  |  June 19, 2009
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Ticket to ride

Raphael Lyon tells me a story about "Sound and Light," his collaborative installation with Baltimore's Peter Blasser at Stairwell Gallery
Lyon and Blasser's 'Sound and Light'
By GREG COOK  |  April 24, 2009
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A Visual Buffet

The RISD Museum offers work by more than 175 staffers in its "RISD Biennial Faculty Exhibition 2009."
A visual buffet sampling RISD's faculty; Laska and Kupferschmidt at Stairwell.
By GREG COOK  |  February 25, 2009
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Power rangers

Adam Ryder was fascinated, he said, by long-distance, high-tension power lines and their scruffy right-of-ways.
Photographers roam the electric grid
By GREG COOK  |  January 21, 2009