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artsandculture

playing at the movies

wilbury theatre group’s the flick at the cable car cinema

Annie Baker’s play The Flick, which won her the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2014, is being performed on-site at the Cable Car Cinema through March 25 by the Wilbury Theatre Group. The strengths of this condensed version of the play (the 2015 Off-Broadway revival ran for three hours and 10 minutes; this version runs…

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a legal limbo

the end of temporary protected status for one rhode islander

Kim had to hide her books. She kept them on the roof of her home in Monrovia, Liberia, out of her abusive half sister’s sight. At six years old, Kim left the coastal town of Lexington, where she had lived with her parents and 16 siblings, to move in with her half-sister’s family in Liberia’s…

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faces, places, cable car spaces

bringing french film to providence

I walked down College Hill to Cable Car Cinema on a rainy Sunday. That afternoon, I planned to see the Academy Award-nominated film Faces Places (Visages, villages), screened as part of the Providence French Film Festival. I predicted the scene I would be met with: a quiet, cozy space soundtracked by the hum of a…

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have a little faith

what does it mean to be christian at brown?

The first question many people ask me when they hear I’m a Christian is one I’ve also asked myself many times. I ask it most often on Sunday mornings, when my phone alarm rings at the unholy hour of 8:30 a.m. and I have yet again made the unwise decision of allowing myself only five…

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romance, riches, and rocks

cliff walk has it all

No matter the circumstances, the task of conceiving a Valentine’s Day date idea is daunting. The date must be thoughtful but not overwhelming, romantic but not cheesy. The task is even more difficult for couples who have been dating for months or years (an eternity in Brownland time) and have already hit all the affordable…