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2018 in Review – Theatre

Top 5 Theatre News Stories of 2018 5. The folks at Mixed Magic Theatre really adhere to the idea that the show must go on. Their Mineral Spring Avenue home needed some urgent but major roof repairs, so they performed their whole fall season from a rehearsal space via Facebook Live. 4. The Edwards Twins […]

2018 in Review – Literary

Top 5 Local Literary News Stories of 2018 5. Early this year it was announced that Mike Stanton’s 2003 Buddy Cianci bio The Prince of Providence would be adapted for the stage. I won’t hold my breath, because Trinity Rep commissioned playwright George Brant to do the job. His recent comedy Into the Breeches! was […]


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#RIMarchMadness – Masala (5) v. Chilangos (7)

#RIMarchMadness – Masala (5) v. Chilangos (7)

 Law And Order Party’s #RIMarchMadness is a competition for readers to determine the best restaurant in the state. 64 restaurants were selected from a longlist of nearly 400 options. This year restaurants were divided into two fields and seeded according to the total number of votes they have on two websites: the one that […]

Gabe Habash, Stephen Florida (Best Books of 2017)

Best of 2017 – Books

There was some good news for local book lovers this year. Literary bookshop Riffraff opened in Olneyville, and used book stalwart Paper Nautilus successfully relocated after getting kicked out of their Wayland Square home. A bunch authors passed through Providence – Brown University is useful to locals in this regard, and the monthly Point Street […]

Salt Marsh Opera's production of Gianni Schicchi

Best of 2017: Performance

This year I focused most of my going out energy on events that I could review for the following week’s newsletters: art exhibits, movies, and plays. That means that I didn’t get out to nearly as much classical performance or dance as I did last year. On top of that, 17 of the 39 performance […]

Carrie Mae Weems

November Art Preview

Ten shows to check out this month, which is really a last hurrah for 2017 before the galleries do the holiday group show thing that they almost all do.   Jim Woodside and David Barnes: Lucis et Umbrae Van Vessem Gallery 63 Muse Way, Tiverton now – November 19 pictured: David Barnes Paul Myoda: 41°52’40.0″n […]