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College Admissions: 2014-2015 Common App Release

The 2014-2015 Common App premiered August 1 for rising seniors and transfers students. This year’s version appears to be more stable than its problem...

slides: Newport Jazz – Top Five Friday Acts

Ken Abrams, GoLocalProv Music Critic, attended the Newport Jazz Festival this past weekend.

Fit for Life: Your Future is in Your Hands

When you look at the world, especially these days, you see the differences in how people live – those who exist and struggle just to...

Urban Gardener: Sweet Summer Gardens

Photo credit: Leonard Moorehead

Summer heat, sunny days, reward the intrepid gardener. The long arc of the garden year reaches higher. For many urban gardeners this is the epitome...

Skywatching: “Meteor-ocre” Prospects for Perseids and What’s Up in Cygnus

Cygnus Kepler star chart

My August column is usually one of the easiest articles to pen because I can highlight the annual and often productive meteor shower of the...

5 Live Music Musts—August 1, 2014

Wynton Marsalis

This week, “5 Live” takes a sharp turn in the Jazz direction as we preview the 60th anniversary “Newport Jazz Festival presented by...

Rhode Island Foundation to Offer $25,000 Grants to Composers

The What Cheer? Brigade

The Rhode Island Foundation will offer MacColl Johnson Fellowships to three-state based composers to devote a year to their craft. The deadline for the $25,000 fellowship...

Worcester Art Museum Announces Free Admission During August

To celebrate the last month of summer, the Worcester Art Museum is offering free general admission throughout the month of August. This initiative...

Gregg Allman Coming to Newport Aug 10 – Talks to GoLocal

Gregg Allman

A true music legend, and one of the most famous “Brothers” in Rock and Roll history is coming to town. Next weekend, the...

31st Annual Black Ships Festival Gala

From left to right, Mayor of Newport Harry Winthrop and Mrs. Winthrop, Brigadier General and Mrs. Charles E. Petrarca, Jr., Rear Admiral and Mrs. Gardner Howe, III, President and CEO of Toray Plastics (America), Inc. & Mrs. Michael Brandmeier, Honorary Gala Chairperson Senator M. Teresa Paiva Weed, and President of the Japan-America Society and Mrs. Spencer W. Viner.

The Japan-America Society and Black Ships Festival of Rhode Island hosted the Annual Black Ships Gala on Saturday, July 19th at Marble House on Bellevue...

It’s All About Education: High Stakes Testing & Common Core Debate

Now more than ever, a high school diploma is critical to finding gainful employment, whether a student continues on to technical school or college.

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Teen Manners

Summer manners opportunities for teenagers, selfies to plan your own photo shoot, wedding dress code and wedding etiquette seating were all questions

slides: Beck Brings Down the House at PPAC

Rick Farrell of Mojo Photography in Riverside was at the Providence Performing Arts Center to see Beck and to give GoLocalProv readers an all-access pass..

10 “Accurate” Rhode Island Stereotypes


Movoto Real Estate's blog team is at it again, this time making a list of "10 Rhode Island Stereotypes That Are Completely Accurate."

slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes—July 29

Calling all animal lovers! If you're on the lookout for a new pet for you or your family, look no further. Whether you want...

Organize + Energize: Organize Your Car in 5 Easy Steps

What do you have in your car right now? Are you embarrassed to have people sit in your car? Do you throw everything in the...

slides: Newport Folk Festival Rocks the Fort

John Reilly & Friends Photo credit: Rick Farrell

This year’s Newport Folk Festival was an unqualified success. The NFF once again stretched the boundaries of the Folk genre, with artists like...

Queen Rules Mohegan Sun

Photo credit: Diane Pontious

Last Friday night, Queen rocked Mohegan Sun for their second sold-out show this month. Featuring American Idol star Adam Lambert on vocals, the iconic group...

NEW: Providence Ranked 22nd Sexiest City in America

Providence is the 22nd sexiest mid-sized city in America, according to a new report published by Movoto Real Estate's Blog Team.

College Admissions: 6 Tips for Adjusting to College Life

Over the next few weeks, hordes of students will be heading off to college for the first time. Cars will be packed to the roof...

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