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Singing good covers of bad songs for a great cause

Amplifiers, Etc.
Power chords and empowerment.
By: LIZ LEE  |  October 15, 2014


A comedy superstar — and cancer survivor — hits town

Laugh Track
A Q&A with the frank and funny standup.
By: LIZ LEE  |  September 24, 2014


A musical experiment under a bridge in Pawtucket

Festivals, Etc.
Looking forward in the Bucket.
By: LIZ LEE  |  August 28, 2014


In Providence, a gallery brings the 'outside' in

Exhibitions, Etc.
“Heaven knows that Rod Stewart’s bikini is very gross,” Amy Ethier says to an enthusiastic audience.
By: LIZ LEE  |  August 13, 2014


Snapshots and Spice Cams at the PVD Polaroid Project

 Visual Arts Dept.
Do you know what a Spice Cam is? It’s probably not what you think.
By: LIZ LEE  |  July 23, 2014


Summer Guide: The birds of summer

A guide to our fine feathered friends
Sunny skies have finally arrived in the Ocean State, which means — what else? — it’s time to hang out with some birds.
By: LIZ LEE  |  June 11, 2014


A chance to change your idea of Olneyville

Providence's "Second Downtown"
Altering public perceptions is part of what “Community in Focus: Photographs and Stories of Olneyville” is about.
By: LIZ LEE  |  April 02, 2014


An empty lot stirs hope and anger in Olneyville

Providence's "Second Downtown"
Imagine for a moment that you’re traveling west on Westminster Street in Providence, under the Route 6 overpass, and into Olneyville Square.
By: LIZ LEE  |  February 05, 2014


The Season: Volunteer!

Holiday gifts, no shopping required
When I think of volunteering during the holidays, I’m usually reminded of Karen Allen’s character Claire in the movie Scrooged .
By: LIZ LEE  |  December 11, 2013


Tears, horns, and a burning coffin at Building 16's last stand

 “We weren’t here for the beginning, but we’re here for the end — so let’s tear the fucking walls down!”
By: LIZ LEE  |  December 04, 2013


Grown-up actors, elementary school lines

Theater Dept.
In a once-abandoned storefront in Providence’s Olneyville neighborhood, three actors are going over their lines for an upcoming performance.
By: LIZ LEE  |  November 06, 2013


Breaking news: Libraries are cool, and so are librarians

Pin-Up Dept.
By now it would seem that the stereotype of the sexy librarian is about as tired as the cliché of the librarian who’s a frumpy old prude.
By: LIZ LEE  |  October 30, 2013


Student Survival Guide: Mix it up!

Extracurricular networking made easy
If you’re a college student trying to figure out what to do with your life, chances are you’ve had more than one conversation with an elder who told you not worry, you have plenty of time to figure it out.
By: LIZ LEE  |  September 25, 2013
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