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PROVIDENCE

Meeting of the minds
'Freud's Last Session' at 2nd Story - BY BILL RODRIGUEZ

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The heart of the city

The new documentary, 'Haven Brothers: Legacy of the American Diner,' celebrates the iconic Providence food truck
Haven Brothers Diner will be parked outside the Columbus Theatre on Saturday, June 7 when Jeff Toste’s documentary, ' Haven Brothers: Legacy of the American Diner ,' premieres inside.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  June 04, 2014

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In Burrillville, Peepshow Popeye and electric shocks

Fun and Games
Few Rhode Islanders seem to know it, but the World’s Oldest Penny Arcade is located in the northwest corner of the state.
By: MATTHEW LAWRENCE  |  June 04, 2014

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At Slater Mill, a people's history of Pawtucket

Hidden Heritage
The story behind "The Mother of All Strikes."
By: PHILIP EIL  |  June 04, 2014

General Assembly police log

The 38 Studios morass; Baldwin for books; TV eye
Your superior correspondents always find it difficult to keep up with potential and actual criminal activities at Halitosis Hall.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 04, 2014

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Hard truths

Trinity Rep's stunning 'A Lie of the Mind'
No way we audience members are going to sit back contentedly while the self-deluded characters in Sam Shepard’s A Lie of the Mind are the only ones shaken up.
By: BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 04, 2014



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Sizzling sounds

Local music abounds in the 'Haven Brothers' film
Clocking in at a whopping 42 (!) songs, the soundtrack is stacked higher than a triple-decker Murder Burger.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  June 04, 2014

Off the Couch: RIP, Blood Moons

Plus, the return of Lolita Black!
And the debut of Jets Can't Land
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  June 04, 2014

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History lesson

Works by Nancy Elizabeth Prophet; "Nonspace" at GRIN
The portrait of the sculptor Nancy Elizabeth Prophet (1890-1960) that emerges from the small exhibit “Delicious Sensation of Rightness,” at the John Brown House, is fuzzy.
By: GREG COOK  |  June 04, 2014

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Review: Toro Restaurant

And the crowd shouts "Ole!"
I don’t know about you, but $5 appetizers all day Thursdays — not just at appie hour — can make me a regular.
By: BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 04, 2014

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Tour de Rhode Island

Riding, racing, and other ways to get your roll on
Plus, biking myths debunked, driving etiquette tips from a bike messenger, and more
By: PHOENIX STAFF  |  May 28, 2014



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Code Island hacks for the greater good

Plugging In
“Are you at a computer?” John Speck says. “Go to localwiki.net/ri.”
By: PHILIP EIL  |  May 28, 2014

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The commencement speech we needed to hear

Rant
Of course, the logistics of a 38 Studios-focused commencement address would be tricky.
By: PHILIP EIL  |  May 30, 2014

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Drink these brews

Local pros pick underappreciated beers
A selection of taken-for-granted/readily available/often veteran selections.
By: LOU PAPINEAU  |  May 28, 2014

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The House that Houlihan built

Haunt the House's 'Jack Rabbit Jones'
The album gleams with a stirring, spiritually-inflected sound that well represents the band name.
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 29, 2014

Off the Couch: The block is hot!

An all-star roster at the Hope Street Block Party
Plus, Torn Shorts and the School of Rock
By: CHRIS CONTI  |  May 28, 2014



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Revealing transformations

New works by Dan Butler and Judith Klausner
Seeing Dan Butler’s drawings and prints, you can imagine him talking long rambling strolls around cities and whipping out his sketchbook here and there to jot down impressions of old street lamps and bridges and other brawny urban constructions of America from the Gilded Age to World War II.
By: GREG COOK  |  May 28, 2014

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Acting up

The Burbage's 'Orson's Shadow'
An actor’s ego is expansive and frail.
By: BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 28, 2014

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Are we losing our minds?

A graduation season guide to discussing Rhode Island's so-called "brain drain"
But how big of a problem is the “brain drain”? How much of our economic malaise can we rightly pin on this donkey?
By: PHILIP EIL  |  May 21, 2014

Lusi, you've got some 'splainin' to do

Higher "learning"; room disservice; a Red Bandana for Henry
It truly pains P&J to see our alma mater, Ashley University, dragged through the mud in the current Providence School Department imbroglio.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 21, 2014

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A diverse display

Eight standouts at the "RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition 2014"
It’s impressive and a bit daunting when the national art education powerhouse opens its doors to reveal what it’s been up to.
By: GREG COOK  |  May 21, 2014


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