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PROVIDENCE

What does it mean to be a Democrat in Rhode Island?
The answer isn't simple - BY PHILIP EIL

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In a page from New Bedford's book, Providence stages a Readathon

"I Am Providence"
Today, there isn’t much scary about the Gladys Potter Garden, the sleepy children’s park tucked next to the intersection of Humboldt Avenue and Elton Street on the East Side of Providence.
By: FALLON MASTERSON  |  August 20, 2014

Oh, really?

We're unique!; take it outside; genre-jumping in the Bucket
The New York Times  recently ran an item titled “Welcome to Rhode Island, America’s Least Polarized State.”
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 20, 2014

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Homeward bound

Runaway Saints' long and winding road leads to the Met
Call it a comeback (literally) for the Rhody-raised/Nashville-bred quartet Runaway Saints.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 20, 2014

Off the Couch: Triple threats

Jam-packed bills all week long!
Plus, get ready for the Midday Social
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 20, 2014

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A world gone wrong

Lesser at AS220 project Space; and new Providence Art Windows
The skies always seem threatening in Jennifer Hrabota Lesser’s paintings.
By: GREG COOK  |  August 20, 2014



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Critical mass

Dissecting 'Art' at the Contemporary Theater Company
A discussion by three friends about the merits of a white-on-white painting results in a one-act brouhaha that transcends rarefied aesthetics and quickly descends to the human scale.
By: BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 20, 2014

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Willy's

Just the basics, thank you
Sometimes in this world of culinary over-achievement, of luaus and foie gras and molecular gastronomy, sometimes we simply want to chomp into a nice, juicy hamburger or hot dog.
By: BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 20, 2014

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38 Studios: So many questions, not many answers

The game's not over — trying to make sense of the ongoing debacle
Here's what we think we know.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  August 13, 2014

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38 Studios timeline: key dates in a slow-motion 'reckoning'

From the bloody sock to the first settlement
A decade of infamy.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  August 13, 2014

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In Providence, a gallery brings the 'outside' in

Exhibitions, Etc.
“Heaven knows that Rod Stewart’s bikini is very gross,” Amy Ethier says to an enthusiastic audience.
By: LIZ LEE  |  August 13, 2014



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The better beer boom

When are you opening a brewery?
The latest numbers from the Brewers Association were recently released, and the craft surge is still outta control.
By: LOU PAPINEAU  |  August 23, 2014

The rewards of voting

But wait, there's more; "news" from the Vineyard; panic is contagious
As we head down the home stretch in the state’s gubernatorial primaries, votes are becoming an ever-more precious commodity.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 13, 2014

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Westminster Dog show

The Scurvy Dog hosts an all-day rager
Let the piñata-bashing commence!
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 13, 2014

Off the Couch: Brass 'n' Binge

Score some Sick Pills in New Bedfid
Plus, the Rebirth Brass Band, JahPan, and more
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  August 13, 2014

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Foo Fest field guide

Get ready for AS220's frenzy of music, art, and attitude
The concept of Foo Fest is simple: it’s AS220’s annual, one-day extravaganza taking place on Empire Street between Washington and Westminster.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  August 06, 2014



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With tales of brawls, bookies, and 'Blood Alley,' the Providence PD turns 150

Anniversaries
Law and disorder.
By: JESSE GEMAN  |  August 06, 2014

Good old days on the Hill

A history lesson; more Caprio follies; a good man
Longtime Biggest Little residents are getting a huge chuckle from Federal Hill business owners’ indignation over the fact that the neighborhood is now being viewed as a hotbed of violent crime.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 06, 2014

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Outward and inward

Samuel Denoncour's "This Is Land" at GRIN; Toby Barnes's "Altared States" at Yellow Peril
A couple years or so back, Samuel Denoncour spent a year traveling alone across these United States.
By: GREG COOK  |  August 06, 2014

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All that jazz

Celebrating 60 years of America's music at the Newport fests
Once upon a time, hosting a jazz festival in Newport was a radical idea — dangerous, even.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  July 30, 2014
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