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Review: Tales of the Night

In an abandoned cinema, an old technician assists a young couple in acting out stories spanning cultures and centuries: from medieval Europe, across the African plains, to Tibet, through an Aztec kingdom, and even a Caribbean-flavored Land of the Dead.

By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 09, 2012

The Ocean State Review makes its debut

Nick-a-Nee's bar was the venue for the recent launch of The Ocean State Review , the University of Rhode Island's new literary journal.
By TIM LEHNERT  |  November 04, 2011

Photos: Swoon Art Wall at the ICA

The Institute of Contemporary Art hosts a long-term art wall installation by Swoon, a.ka. Caledonia Curry.
Art Wall Installation | Institute of Contemporary Art
By JOEL VEAK  |  September 02, 2011

Cleaning up Maine's sleaze

When tourists admire Maine's picturesque waterfronts, they aren't close enough to smell the barrels reeking with rotting lobster bait.
Politicians have left it to the people
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 18, 2009

Bad news?

“Basically, the state of the paper is that we’re screwed,” says a wry Alex, sounding for a moment less like an adolescent hack than someone who may well be defining the future of the industry.
MTV puts out The Paper
By SHARON STEEL  |  April 28, 2008