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10 February 2020

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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Further Reading – Pizza, Bountiful Pizza Edition

A helpful primer on why Puerto Rico is part of the United States. How writing a comic helped me cope with suicidal ideation. Jacob from Mothers News now has a book blog. Found this while poking around the RISD Museum website the other day: An Ambitious but Essential Multi-Purpose Checklist for Discerning Black Artists New […]

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Further Reading: Sea Otter Awareness Week Edition

An exhibit on censorship was itself censored in a Foxboro public library. Speaking of which, it’s Banned Books Week. ROAD TRIP! Tom Burr’s installation in New Haven’s Pirelli Building is up through November. That’s the Brutalist wonder that for the last few years has been reduced to billboard status for the neighboring Ikea. ANOTHER ROAD […]

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Further Reading: Female Bank Robbers Edition

Take a Rhode Tour of local sites related to the Dorr Rebellion, which is where Law And Order Party got its name from. The excellent new Chelsea Wolfe album is streaming on NPR, which is also hosting the new album from the Clientele. I pretty much only like the Clientele on drizzly fall days so […]

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Further Reading: Lizzie Borden’s House Is On The Market

CANADA directed the video for Beck’s “Up All Night,” a song which sounds more like Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop The Feeling” than I ever thought a Beck song would. The City of Providence has installed 10 “giving meters” that are “donation stations” for the homeless. I’m skeptical. The Fall River house where Lizzie Borden lived […]

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Further Reading: Dolly Parton’s Civil War Dinner Theater

After a six-month hiatus, Further Reading is back with a list of notable links from recent internet history… Did you know that Dolly Parton owns a Civil War themed dinner theater? It sounds INSANE. Photographer Jason Reblando looks at the utopian public housing communities of the midwest. Nature photographers: The Audubon Society of Rhode Island […]