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The Annual Edgewood Church Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the church building and grounds at 1788 Broad St., Cranston. Christmas gifts, … more
Rhode Island has an abundance of talented singer-songwriters. Hit up one of the weekly open mics or spend a night out at a local bar or music venue and chances are that’ll you’ll hear … more
Thirty-two-year-old chemist Thomas Henry Hughes settled in Johnston in 1849, established the village of Hughesdale and founded the Hughesdale Dye & Chemical Company. In 1868, he gifted Johnston … more
In this era of political turmoil, where horrendous violence is taking place worldwide, especially in the Gazza Strip and the Ukraine, where people are starving in Africa and senseless hate crimes are … more
If you attended last year’s presentation of Handel’s “Messiah,” you know what a moving afternoon it was at The Vets. This year’s performance by the Rhode Island … more
First it was the pandemic. Then it was the writers’ strike, followed by the actors’ strike. The results were fewer and poorer movies at the cineplexes. We used to review an … more
Rachael (Tharps) Boone of Virginia died of Tuberculosis in 1938. She and her husband, Dr. Clinton Caldwell Boone, had devoted their lives to being reverends and Baptist medical missionaries. The … more
Many adult children express the idea that their mother was a saint.  I am not sure how many of these mothers actually WERE saints, but my mother certainly fit the bill. I first observed her … more
Gamm’s Artistic Director, Tony Estrella, is the perfect person to direct Martic McDonagh’s black comedy, “Hangmen." He has seen the play on Broadway and in London, and … more
20 Years Ago “Hairspray” was at the Providence Performing Arts Center. The Pawtuxet Village Café had a breakfast special of two eggs with toast and home fries for $1.99. … more
The way music can tell a story is one of the common threads that runs through the creative medium regardless of style and genre. This approach can paint vivid pictures for whoever is listening … more
WARWICK SHOWCASE   THE MARSH KING’S DAUGHTER * * * Taken from the novel by Karen Dionne, “The Marsh King’s Daughter starts out with great promise, telling the … more
In this cynical age, when our itineraries are delivered so lifelessly straight to our pockets, let us take a moment to be grateful for the unique blend of wholesomeness and suggestiveness found in … more
With the holidays fast approaching, some vintage toys we have in the gallery and coming up for auction in December struck me with a bit of nostalgia: a large collection of model trains. Consigned … more
A rise in the cost of living has presented challenges to millions of households across the globe. As the cost of everything from food to natural gas to fuel for vehicles has risen, many people have … more
NETFLIX PAIN HUSTLERS * * * ½ Emily Blunt stars as pharmaceutical company rep Liza Drake in this expose film loosely based on real and recent events within the industry. She is … more
One who has been fortunate enough to be raised under the guidance of governesses and private tutors, to have spent their existences spinning around their own ballroom, studying in their family's … more
Hubby and I went away for our anniversary this past weekend and stayed at a nice hotel on the Cape. By booking through Expedia, he likes to ensure that the hotel has a free breakfast because eating a … more
The Warwick Symphony Orchestra (WSO) will stage “The Colors of the Orchestra” Sunday, December 3rd at 3 p.m. in St. Bernard Church in North Kingstown. The concert includes  both … more
He’s coming to steal Christmas. How do I know? I had a face-to-face conversation with him last Friday in the PPAC lobby. He sat on his throne and pontificated to me about why he … more
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