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Sex ed 101
Advice for students (of all ages): make it fun
If you're in the market for a steaming slice of sex advice, local sexologist Megan Andelloux is the woman you want to know.
| January 24, 2012
A box, a picture, and a life revealed
Several years ago, photographer Scott Indermaur came up with a novel way to connect with his subjects: give them each a wooden box — six inches square and four inches deep — and ask them to fill it with objects that represent their beliefs.
| November 09, 2011
Sex and jealousy, Rhode Island-style
The Big Screen
Francesca Gregorini, co-director of the film Tanner Hall , which was shot in Rhode Island and opens here this week, drove a vintage Porsche while she was a student at Brown University . . . or so I had read. I asked her whether this was true.
| September 14, 2011
Here’s the pitch: clothing is broken
If you're one of the investors who received an invitation to Betaspring's Demo Day September 8, you might see Jamal Motlagh threatening to turn the clothing industry on its head with a blast of light.
| September 07, 2011
StyleWeek Providence gets ready to strut
The pink dress with white daisies was a thrift-shop muumuu before Nicole Lebreux refurbished it. Now it's headed for the runway.
| August 24, 2011
Fertile Underground sprouts on the West Side
The food revolution is coming to a grocery store near you.
| July 06, 2011
The Wooly Fair gets cosmic
The word "absurd" recurs frequently when you ask the creators of this year's Wooly Fair to describe the annual arts carnival.
| June 22, 2011
At AS220, how to spell T-E-N-S-I-O-N
Words, Words, Words
It's a typical night at the AS220 performance space, but with white-sticker name tags and an undercurrent of desperation.
| June 08, 2011
StoryCorps lands in Rhode Island
Listen: Muriel Mackie patrolled Pawtucket in a white helmet and whistle during World War II.
| June 01, 2011
The Bard goes green
Shakespeare's Enchanted World
Hark ye, eco-warriors, bearers of the canvas tote! Today's greenies could learn a thing or two from a country-bred Englishman who lived before automobiles and oil spills — William Shakespeare.
| May 25, 2011
'Caves of comfort' help city dwellers beat the cold
Local musician and writer Susan Sakash, 30, had only one qualm about living in an old Providence warehouse. Though she didn't mind the 12-foot ceilings and open space in the summertime, Sakash says, "I was kind of freaked out about the winter."
| January 28, 2009
Brown's liberal rep questioned in handling of SDS protest
As eight Brown University members of Students for a Democratic Society await possible university sanctions, their case has led many students, parents, and faculty to question whether Brown is living up to its reputation as a haven for progressive thought and action.
| December 17, 2008
Mister Sister picks up where Miko left off
Sex In The City
When Miko Exoticwear on Wickenden Street closed its doors for good this summer, Providence lost a local landmark.
| November 19, 2008
Volunteers power Habitat for Humanity
On Wednesday mornings, retirees George Issa and Gene Jolie, each 61, can be found at the ReStore on Route 2 in Charleston, one of dozens Habitat for Humanity ReStores.
| September 25, 2008
Ordinance aims to easy the bite of displacement
When Granoff Associates announced plans in May to renovate the Arcade in downtown Providence, tenants in the building got a scant 30 days’ notice.
| August 27, 2008
This small state should have better transit. So why doesn’t it?
It’s not just the relatively small number of RIPTA users who suffer from the inadequacy of Rhode Island’s transit system.
| August 20, 2008
Scituate doctor touts a cheaper approach for health-care
Local illustrator Emily Lisker gave Dr. Fine six of her drawings, and in exchange, he gave her and her husband six years of free primary care.
| August 06, 2008
From janitor to detainee: one woman’s story
As part of her job cleaning the Superior Court in Providence, Angela de la Vega often imagined how hard it must be to be a judge.
| July 23, 2008
The view from Mexico on Immigration
Carmen Romero says the idea of immigrating to the United States is “a Mexican obsession,” though the reality of immigration for many is different from the dream.
| April 02, 2008
Behind the immigration debate
Stella Carrera helps newcomers navigate a rigid bureaucracy
Over the desk in Stella Carrera’s cubicle are a few ceramic angels, a colorful bundle of rosary beads, and a cartoon of a fat, lazy American watching a televised protest for immigrants’ rights.
| April 02, 2008
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| March 24, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Mo Takes His Turn
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[Q&A] KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko on art, Columbine and having balls
On The Download
| March 18, 2013 at 3:22 PM
See this film series: The Belmont World Film Series @ Studio Cinema in Belmont
Outside The Frame
| March 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM
See this film: This is Spinal Tap [with post-film talk by expert from Acoustical Society of America] @ the Coolidge
March 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM
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