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Jake Blount’s ‘The New Faith’ takes on the past and imagines the future under climate change

The folk scholar, fiddler and banjo player recorded his new album during the pandemic in his Providence home.


Runner focuses on the familiar: ‘What shocks me is how quickly it all changes’

As a counterpoint to 2020’s challenges, Harry Adler began photographing scenes on his daily pre-dawn run, sharing them on social media. His exhibit, “Traveling in Place,” is this weekend.


20 TV shows to watch while chilling out this fall

The season brings notable new series from the likes of David E. Kelley, Guillermo del Toro, and Taylor Sheridan, plus some returning favorites, including “The White Lotus,” “Abbott Elementary,” and “The Crown.”


A Providence festival conjures the strange magic of H.P. Lovecraft

Reverlers at NecronomiCon celebrated all things weird and even found time to reckon with the writer’s racism.

After a close call, Rhode Island’s Rhythm & Roots Festival is back for another year

A new owner has taken over from the family of festival founder Chuck Wentworth, with the hopes of maintaining the vibe and musical experience that longtime fans have come to expect.


Alyssa Limperis on ‘No Bad Days,’ losing her dad, and the things that make Rhode Island great

The Seekonk native and La Salle Academy grad known for her “mom videos” has a new comedy show on the streaming service Peacock.


Brown University acquires personal archive of Mumia Abu-Jamal

The papers include more than 60 boxes of letters, notebooks, manuscripts, pamphlets, personal artifacts, books and other material from the anti-death penalty activist.


Portland artist paints over ‘VOTE’ mural with vibrant invocation of strength, for his daughters – and for Providence

“I wanted to make a statement. To stay strong, to fight on, to be persistent,” said Ryan Adams of his new large-scale mural in the Jewelry District.