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Five Can’t-Miss Events: June 1–7

Art takes to the streets in Providence, historic houses open their doors and other fun things to do.

1. PVDFest PVDFest takes art, in all its guts and glory, and spills it throughout the streets of Providence for all to see, hear and partake. Last year’s event blew minds and this year promises to be no different. PVDFest takes innovative artists and musicians out of the gallery or music hall and into the city. There will be music and…

@RisdRunway Brings RISD Fashion to the Masses

The Instagram handle showcases RISD street fashion in all its funky glory.

RisdRunway shows how to look cool like RISD students. If you take a jaunt through College Hill, you  might think you accidentally stumbled onto the runway. There goes a girl in an outfit that is made up of entirely of different shades of orange, a guy in an oversized coat paired with skinny, shiny pants and platform sandals and wow, look at…

Larry Rachleff’s Final Song

The venerable Philharmonic conductor takes his final bow this month.

“In this world, I think art, beauty, empathy, sensitivity and spirituality have never been more important than they are now,” Rachleff says.

Theater Takeaway: The Gamm’s King Elizabeth

A tale of two acts, King Elizabeth redeems itself with a strong second half and two powerful leads.

“I’ know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.” –Elizabeth I    Imagine your thoughts and feelings being torn in two, rent asunder. Half of your mind lies groggy, mouth and eyes slack, indecisive. The other half is alert, blood lapping…

Rhode Island Monthly Wins Twelve Press Association Awards

Take a peek at the award-winning articles.

The Rhode Island Press Association honored journalists from throughout the state last Friday with more than 100 awards for writing, design, photography and general excellence for work in 2016. The awards, presented during the association’s annual banquet at the Quonset ‘O’ Club, also included the induction of three new members into its Journalism Hall of Fame: Donna Lee, retired food editor…

Catching up with DAP

The Brown University rapper we spoke to last year just dropped a new album.

Last March, we ran an article about Brown University student Dolapo Akinkugbe, known by his rapper name, DAP. More than a year later, we catch up with the him to find out about his new album and what he’s up to.

Wild, Wild West Greenwich

This wooded rural town is a study in peace and quiet.

Photography by Chris Vaccaro.I run. My arms pump and my breath puffs in front of me before it’s torn back by my forward momentum. I pass our family friend’s house, then the house with five Weimaraners and continue towards Fry Pond on the appropriately named Fry Pond Road. As I near it, the sun dapples through the trees and the…

Give it a Hurl

The Providence Hurling Club brings the Irish sport to Rhode Island

The Providence Hurling Club brings the Irish sport to Rhode Island.

Five Can’t-Miss Events: April 13–19

Get your daffodil fix, hunt for Easter eggs, see magical fairy gardens and more.

Castle Hill Inn 1. Fairy Garden Days at the Botanical Center  Springtime for New Englanders is the time when you dare to poke your head outside for a chance at catching some sun — and the same goes for fairies. Don your finest fairy attire and see whimsical fairy gardens throughout the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center greenhouse. In addition to admiring…