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Brady Knight may not be a household name, but it may soon become one as the 23-year-old Bryan Wolfendon continues to use it as a pen name when publishing his own line stories for children from … more
A popular but short-lived form of entertainment during the latter half of the 19 th century was the cyclorama. Millions flocked to see these marvels of art and technology, and few were ever … more
When Tim Perry gets home from his IT job he turns on the TV, but he doesn’t watch it. Rather, he takes out an Exacto knife with its razor sharp blade and begins carving a pumpkin. These … more
In preparation for a flight to Florida, I had applied for and received clearance for TSA PreCheck. While it was my belief that the expediated wait times to get through the checkpoint should go to … more
Within the music scene in Rhode Island, there are various communities, which can be even referred to as sub-scenes in some instances. One of them is centered around 75orLess Records, which is an … more
WARWICK SHOWCASE   SHE CAME TO ME * * * ½  (Quirky Black Dramady) If you are tired of formula movies and want something that is just a bit outlandish, funny and … more
Lamont Jay Whittaker just finished his 330th performance as Mafala Hatimbi Jr., village chief, in the award-winning musical, “The Book of Mormon”. “We opened a year ago and … more
For the past eight years, a unique experience showcasing the stylistic versatility of the guitar has been taking place on the campus of the University of Rhode Island in Kingston and the surrounding … more
October 5 was National Get Funky Day, which was announced on the radio as I was driving to work. They played a funky song, so I turned up the radio loud and started be-bopping to it.  Before I … more
Stargazing during the day is something most people are taught not to do, but for some that’s exactly what is in the plans for this Saturday, Oct.14, from just after noon until about 2 p.m. … more
Back in the early 80s computer and video game technology was thriving, and while the graphics and hardware may look lame to the modern eye, it was groundbreaking at the time. The digital boom of the … more
Young adults newly introduced to the professional arena may not immediately be thinking of the future when their careers will come to a close. Retirement may seem like a distant goal when it’s … more
John McDermott was a man of many talents who accomplished a great deal over the course of his career. Born in Pueblo, Colorado in 1919 and raised in Hollywood, CA, McDermott showed interest in … more
Where does the word “midwife” originate? Middle English, meaning “with women,” or someone who assists in childbirth. What is the historical context of midwives? … more
Most of Steve Sperry’s pumpkins weigh a ton — at least. These squash could squash most humans — they’re potentially murderous monstrous melons. “Giant pumpkins are … more
Those living in or traveling through Johnston, who wanted to kick back and chug down a few cold intoxicants, found what they were looking for at Luigi Margherita's Saloon. Operated out of the … more
For the past 22 years Jack Reckmer has been directing the Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo, and every year he brings something different to the special exhibit. Jack was … more
The Rhode Island Press Association will present an exclusive first-time Rhode Island screening of the critically-acclaimed documentary “Storm Lake,” on Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. at The … more
Insulation can go a long way toward making a home more comfortable. Insulation reduces the transfer of heat from indoors and outdoors so homes stay more comfortable in both the winter and summer. … more
Regardless of which area of collecting you are involved in, whether it be toys, video games, furniture, decorative arts… you name it; collecting is cyclical. What makes something collectible … more
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