Grace Kelly

Owner of Little Bitte Artisanal Cocktails Opens Gallery

The World's Fair Gallery will exhibit art and host workshops paired with creative libations.

Willa Van Nostrand of Little Bitte Artisanal Cocktails is known for her creative libations (see here. Can you say, yum?), but she also has a past in the local art scene. Before launching her successful cocktail company, she had gigs at various galleries in the state, which was part of the inspiration for merging her two interests to create  the World’s Fair…

The Underbelly of Providence’s Waterways

An often unseen view of the Seekonk River to downtown Providence.

Sharing this view of the river is difficult for me. Yes, I may be selfish, but this is a tiny slice of the state that few get to see this intimately, a sort of warts-and-all view that shows both the beauty and the degradation of the Seekonk River’s waterways as is spills into Narragansett Bay and is then funneled into the city….

Adopt-a-Pet: June

This month's adoptable pet is Sir Isaac, an old soul who will be your secret admirer.

Each month, RI Monthly highlights one adoptable pet in Rhode Island in the hopes that they will find a new home. Sir Isaac can be found at the Providence Animal Rescue League. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a secret admirer who gazes at you afar with love in their eyes and who is always there to show you…

5 Spots to Take a Lunch Break

Stuck in the office all day? Grab your lunch and picnic at one of these scenic spots.

The pending summer is cause for celebration — unless you’re stuck in an office all day, everyday. Thankfully, there’s lunch break, a small slot of time that’s just long enough for you to grab your lunch and head to somewhere scenic to soak up the sun. Here are five, quick-to-get-to scenic spots where you can munch your lunch al fresco before heading back to…

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…