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Taste of the town
A guide to Savor Providence
The third annual Savor Providence event, a benefit for Trinity Rep, will take place on Saturday, August 28 from 11 am to 3 pm, as foodies choose 10 restaurants to visit (a book of 10 "tastes" is $35).
| August 26, 2010
When the Bard goes for a stroll
Summer means Shakespeare performed outside.
| August 11, 2010
Review: Pasta Beach
A winning combination of spaghetti and sand
The name of this popular Italian eatery conjures up several images. Do you drop by for take-out pasta or pizza and take it down the hill to First Beach?
| August 04, 2010
A woman's writing conference comes to Brown
Words, Words, Words
Hannelore Hahn understands the liberating power of writing.
| July 28, 2010
Savoring from Arkansas to Shreveport
Though I grew up in northern Indiana, my mother took us to visit her large Southern family during summer and holiday breaks.
| July 21, 2010
A gathering of the tribe
Island Moving Co.'s Great Friends Festival
As they've done for the past few years, Island Moving Co. is taking no chances on the weather — they'd previously done summer outdoor performances for almost 20 years.
| July 07, 2010
Review: El Parque
A Mexican oasis in Portsmouth’s Island Park
Recent talk of favorite eateries turned to places with "a good vibe." That certainly holds true for El Parque, a relative newcomer to Portsmouth’s Island Park neighborhood.
| June 22, 2010
Turning up the heat in Westerly
When I heard that Wu’s was the favorite restaurant of a vegetarian acquaintance, I thought we might give it a try.
| June 08, 2010
Dreams made real
Everett Dance's The Smiling Lady
The members of Everett Dance Theatre are nothing if not adventurous, tackling such topics as aeronautics, inner-city neighborhoods, and current events in earlier pieces.
| May 26, 2010
Review: Anna D Café
A creative spin on classic comfort food
A roadside diner on a busy thoroughfare like Route 138 on Aquidneck Island has a captive audience of New York-to-Cape Cod travelers and summer visitors to nearby vineyards.
| May 19, 2010
Exemplary Italian fare in East Greenwich
The first thing to say about La Masseria is that, despite its name meaning “farmhouse” and its décor focusing on earth tones with exposed brick and pitchfork tines hanging on one wall, it’s a beautiful space.
| May 05, 2010
Fusionworks’ Locally Grown
In the current Fusionworks production, Locally Grown , artistic director Deb Meunier and her company are welcoming two dance groups from local high schools.
| May 05, 2010
Dancing the night away
Festival Ballet’s heartfelt Cinderella
The cat is back; the clock is back; the fire is back.
| April 28, 2010
A celebratory eating adventure
Café Nuovo is one of those places you go to celebrate.
| April 21, 2010
Delicious ‘daytime dining’ in Warren
One of the wonderful things about Rhode Island is that new restaurants pop up to fill empty spaces and that amazing chefs find their way home again.
| May 17, 2010
People gather to read a book about people who gather to read a book
‘One Book. One State. Literally’
Now in its eighth year, Reading Across Rhode Island is a three-month project of the Rhode Island Center for the Book at Providence Public Library. Its goal is to encourage readers across the state to read the same book and to engage in lively discussions about their reading.
| March 31, 2010
Tallulah on Thames
World-class dining in Newport
The buzz about any new restaurant often takes a few months to circulate. For Tallulah on Thames, it took just a few days.
| March 24, 2010
Seduction and submission
Island Moving Co.’s Dracula has bite
Take one spooky story. Add one spooky castle. Stir in suspenseful music and dance movement. What you get is Island Moving Co.’s Dracula.
| March 23, 2010
Review: The Melting Pot
Fabulous fondue for you
The first impression from our visit to the Melting Pot was wending our way through the maze of the mall's parking lot.
| March 10, 2010
Review: India restaurant
A Feast for the Senses
At one time in the mid-'90s, India had branched out to three or four restaurants in Providence and the East Bay.
| February 24, 2010
Father knows best
Sometimes it's hard to assess the quality of a small diner-like place, in a small tourist-type town, but when you notice the cook-owner, Jean Pion, snipping fresh herbs for his omelets from pots he grows behind the eatery three seasons of the year, then your curiosity is piqued. At least mine was.
| February 17, 2010
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