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The dashing pirate of Providence

Casey Dorman of Providence was walking to work on the stone wharfs of Rockport, Massachusetts one day this summer when he crossed paths with Johnny Depp, fresh off another box-office conquest as Captain Jack Sparrow in the latest of the Pirates of the
Urban swashbuckler
By MALCOLM BURNLEY  |  September 02, 2011
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Fantasy camp

Wizards & Warriors Camp is a living video game, putting kids in control of everything from plotline to character personality.
Where Lord of the Rings meets Lord of the Flies
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  August 12, 2011

Axed and answered

The Vikings, as caricatures, are bulging, golden-locked brutes wielding two-handed axes, who chug from human skulls as they cruise the seas on a mission of mayhem.
Norse Code
By SCOTT FAYNER  |  February 18, 2011

Photos: Ancient weaponry at the Higgins Armory Museum

Ancient weaponry on display at the Higgins Armory Museum.
Higgins Armory Museum | February 12, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  February 18, 2011

Photos: Viking Sword & Shield Practice at the Higgins Armory Museum

The Higgins Armory Museum hosts an introductory course for Viking sword and shield fighting.
Viking Sword & Shield Introductory Course
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  February 18, 2011

Morrissey | Swords

Morrissey — begrudging patron saint of all that is emotionally desolate and otherwise comfortably bummed — is but a mere mortal, as his recent collapse on stage proves.
UME Imports (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  November 06, 2009