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The Village Restaurant

Savoring the taste of Nigeria
I remember my click of recognition when I first saw a West African recipe for black-eyed-pea fritters with hot sauce, since my family in the South had always doused black-eyed peas with hot pepper sauce.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  September 23, 2009


A look at a ‘very different senator’

Six-term Senator Claiborne Pell died at 90 early this year.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 23, 2009

Down in the dumps

Business as usual at the Landfill. Plus, fun with Keven and a special menu
Your superior correspondents are shocked -- shocked! we tell you -- to see a front page story in the Other Paper indicating that there has been some sort of monkey business going on at the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation, aka, the Central Landfill, aka "the Dump."
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 23, 2009

Trouble at the Newport Film Festival

High Drama
For more than a decade, the Newport International Film Festival has been a highlight on the state's cultural calendar.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  September 23, 2009


You're all guilty!

In his new book, Three Felonies A Day , Harvey Silverglate dissects the corrupt justice practiced by federal prosecutors
Silverglate's thesis is as provocative as it is simple: justice has become sufficiently perverted in this nation that federal prosecutors, if they put their minds to it, could find a way to indict almost any one of us for almost anything. It is a truly radical notion.
By PETER KADZIS  |  September 25, 2009


The Interview

What makes you so special?
By DAVID KISH  |  September 23, 2009


Gang of six

‘4 Thieves’ at Firehouse 13; Mays and Sgouros at the PAC
Around town lately, you may have noted the screenprint that Andrew Moon Bain designed for the four-person exhibit “4 Thieves” at Firehouse 13.
By GREG COOK  |  September 23, 2009


Doing what comes naturally

Tallahassee make timeless old town music on Wolfe Moon
Tallahassee make timeless old town music on Wolfe Moon
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 22, 2009

Newbie nudies

Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
I have a wonderful relationship with a man. We have been living together for four years and we are happy in many ways. There is one thing that he does that I am not so comfortable with ...
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  September 22, 2009

Fall, out!

Off the Couch
Beats and rhymes at Milk & Cookies.
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 22, 2009


Holy landscape!

Ken Burns worships America's spiritual resource
At its core, Ken Burns's PBS 12-hour epic The National Parks: America's Best Idea (nightly on WGBH Channel 2 at 8 pm, from September 27 through October 2) is a selective, initiative by initiative, advocate by advocate, chronicle of the evolution of the National Parks system and the changing roles protected lands have played in American culture since Congress validated Yosemite in 1864.
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  September 24, 2009


Review: Five Minutes of Heaven

Or, rather, 90 minutes of tension
It's easy to see what attracted Liam Neeson and James Nesbitt ( Bloody Sunday ) to Prime Suspect veteran Guy Hibbert's screenplay: it's an actor's showcase.
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 23, 2009


Review: Love Happens

Melodrama also happens
Half an hour into the screening of this tearjerker from Brandon Camp, three women exited. They made the right choice.
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 23, 2009


Providence Fall Arts Guide 2009

Over 1000 picks!
Sink your teeth into the best music, movies, arts and more.
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 17, 2009


Must-see moves

Flying feet and acrobatic hijinks
Two of this fall's dance performances will tell Halloween-style stories — a reprise of Viktor Plotnikov's THE WIDOW'S BROOM , by Festival Ballet Providence, and a premiere of Miki Ohlsen's DRACULA , by Island Moving Co.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  September 16, 2009


Take a look

New spaces and fresh faces
A year ago the future looked bright as the RISD Museum debuted its shiny new Chace Center.
By GREG COOK  |  September 17, 2009


Are you ready for some Footballz?

Ha-Ha Huddle Dept.
These days, thanks to Internet-related information overload, football fans are more educated than ever. So why, exactly, do we need idiotic TV commentators telling us what we already know about how talented Drew Brees and Adrian Peterson are, or that the game all comes down to turnovers?
By RYAN STEWART  |  September 17, 2009


ACLU, fighting the good fight

Honoring the past
If the Rhode Island ACLU could tap any two figures to headline its 50th anniversary event, it might choose Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson. And so it has.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 17, 2009


Compassionate or coercive?

Pro-life pregnancy counselors say they are offering women hope, but critics see manipulation
The election of Barack Obama has inspired dread among pro-lifers nationwide. But for the Rhode Island wing of the movement, the anxiety goes back quite a bit farther.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  September 17, 2009
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