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Bitner's bits

Since 2007, Rhona Bitner has traveled across the country photographing the hallowed halls of rock and roll — from drums and mics set up in the Electric Lady Studios that Jimi Hendrix built in New York to LA's Whisky A Go Go, where the Doors were once th
By GREG COOK  |  September 21, 2012

Fête and Dusk are stepping it up

While Providence clubs and live venues seem to come and go "in this economy" (RIP Club Hell and the 201), two band- and fan-friendly venues are stepping up as viable outlets focused on delivering a wide array of artists and musical styles, from heavy met
Class acts
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 27, 2012

A perishing theatre gives way to a new one

Living up to theoretician Gordon Craig's ideal of the "perishable" theatre as one nimble, flexible, and light on its feet, Providence's Perishable Theatre remained fresh for its 28-year shelf life; it shuttered this year because funding sources — not ne
The Stage
By CHRISTINA BEVILACQUA  |  December 23, 2011

In Olneyville, Fête opens its doors

There is a bit of a Doctor Who feel to Fête, Providence's newest music venue.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  October 07, 2011