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Rhythm and Roots Festival Returns Labor Day Weekend—The joint will be rockin’ this Friday night…

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College Admissions: Why Starting in 9th Grade Matters—Every fall, I see families of seniors in…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Harvesting Green Beans + Sunflowers—Gardening made simple...

5 Live Music Musts - August 28, 2015—Two free music festivals are highlights this week…

Buddy Guy Brings the Blues to Indian Ranch—The reigning champion of the Chicago Blues was…

Providence Folk Festival Coming Sunday—The second annual Providence Folk Festival is coming…

Moore: Elorza’s Misguided Guatemalan Tour—Moore: Elorza's Misguided Guatemalan Tour

College Admissions: 6 Steps To A Killer College Application—Put your best food forward...

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October Meteor Shower Update

How were this month's Orionid meteor showers? Astronomy contributor David Huestis had his eyes to the skies.

Ideal astronomical circumstances were forecast for the annual Orionid meteor shower peak between midnight and dawn on the morning of October 21. The waxing Moon set...

Lauryn Hill Coming To Providence

Lauryn Hill joins Nas on stage at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel on November 7th. Photo: thecomeupshow.

After a prolonged hiatus, Lauryn Hill has given music fans and artists yearning for her influential music reason to celebrate by joining the riveting rapper...

Family Matters: Making Halloween Safe

Make their Halloween as spooky as fun as possible, but make sure they stay safe. Photo: vdrg dansschool/flickr.

As we prepare our kiddos for a fun day or evening of trick-or-treating, let’s also help make it safe for them. The American...

Santa Mamba To Headline Jamestown Arts Center Fiesta

The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) knows how to make a fundraiser into a true Fiesta--they bring in popular, Latin-funk-salsa collective, Santa Mamba.

5 Weekend Musts: Halloween Dog Walks + More

Before you don this year's Halloween costume, give your dog its chance at this weekend's Great Pumpkin Road Race and Dog Walk, in Warren.

Another fantastic fall weekend is approaching, and we have 5 ways to make it count! 

slides: 12 Free Things To Do In Rhode Island

There is no reason why your fall fun cannot be free too. Here are 15 amazing free events that will give you a rush you can'...

MUSIC: The Universes Take Dusk To Another Planet

Eclectic avant-garde noise indie rock: The Universes.

On a rainy Tuesday evening at Dusk in the factory district of Providence, amazing local music dominated the stage at one of the best new...

Good Is Good: My Life With Depression

I’m sitting on a rock high up a hill from my parents’ house in Rockport, Maine as I write this. I can...

Newport Manners + Etiquette: Who Pays For the Drinks + More

When going out for cocktails, who should be picking up the tab, and should the favor be returned? Photo: mountainhiker/flickr.

Who pays for drinks, how long to wait for a late client or friend and how to handle a chronic interrupter, were all...

NEW: Emma Watson Returning To Brown In January

The perks of going to Brown: you can leave and return, as superstar Emma Watson will do, when she returns to Providence in January to continue her studies. Photo: David Shankbone/Wiki.

She's coming back! After two years away from Brown University, Emma Watson will return in January to resume her studies.

NEW: Modern Family’s Emmy-Winner Julie Bowen To Speak At Brown

Emmy-winner and Brown alum Julie Bowen comes to Rhode Island tomorrow to speak to students. Photo: ABC/Modern Family.

Actor Julie Bowen, fresh from her latest Emmy win for her work on ABC's Modern Family, will return to her alma mater, Brown University,...

video: Brown Math Grad Student Wins National “Dance Your PhD” Prize

What is Diana Davis' math PhD about? Don't try to understand the blackboard... she how she translated it into dance, below. Photo: Brown University.

Brown Univeristy math graduate student Diana Davis studies the symbolic dynamics that arise from cutting sequences on Veech surfaces and Bouw-Möller surfaces. No...

Dear John: Will Making Her Feel Awful Make Him Feel Better?

Dear John, I am in such a bad place. I did something horrible and now I don’t know what to do. I can...

Project Cover-Up Kicks Off Winter Coat Drive

BankRI will provide drop-off locations for this year's Project Cover-Up winter coat drive.

Today, in Rhode Island, one out of every five children lives in poverty. With the cold winter months quickly approaching, many lack the appropriate clothing...

slides: The Best Mr. Potato Head Statues

You know you're a Rhode Islander (a recent one, anyway), if you remember the civic pride campaign of the year 2000, when the Mr. Potato...

slides: James Clayton Sattel’s RI Views: Morning Mist

Photographer James Clayton Sattel is passionate about Rhode Island, particularly those shores, crags, and vistas of his home island: Aquidneck. This week, Jim takes advantage...

MUSIC: Vudu Sister Shivers Up The Salon

Vudu Sister's Keith McCurdy strikes an atmospheric pose, before rocking the stage at The Salon.

On a dark and spooky night at The Salon in downtown Providence, Haunt The House, Dan Blakeslee's alter ego Doctor Gasp and Vudu Sister...

How To Protect Your Trees From Bugs and Disease

An all-too-familiar site on RI trees in the fall: the cottony egg masses of Hemlock Wooly adelgid.

Fall has several advantages for planting. For one thing, the daytime temperature is slowly but surely dropping. This means plants will be subjected to less...

FILM REVIEW: Chad Verdi’s Infected

Although zombie movies are a dime-a-dozen nowadays, every so often there is film that offers a different take on the genre. One such movie is...

Brown Alum’s Film On Adopted Chinese Girls Opens in Providence

Somewhere Between, opening Oct. 19, follows 4 teen girls adopted from China and explores their struggles with family and culture.

Filmmaker Linda Goldstein Knowlton returns to Providence, home of her alma mater, Brown University, this weekend to screen her new documentary and share not only...

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