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‘It’s about trying to honor who they are’: The philosophy of singer and storyteller Bill Harley

Known for his work with kids and families, the Rhode Island Music Hall of Famer talks about finding his voice, and recent work for his grown-up audience.


Another one of Rhode Island’s best-known TV journalists is leaving the business

Channel 12 meteorologist Michelle Muscatello is exiting for a new opportunity and to spend more time with her family.

A slice of light: Photo essay of shadows transforming city streetscapes

While the human eye perceives detail simultaneously in the deepest shade and brightest sunshine, our cameras must choose, biased toward one — or fair to neither.


‘A sad and profound experience’: ‘Come From Away’ has special meaning for R.I. woman

On a flight from Rome when the nation was attacked on 9/11, Wendy Taylor of Tiverton was among thousands of passengers diverted to airports in Canada, as depicted in the Broadway musical, “Come From Away,” which opens its Providence run Tuesday.

In Providence, Nafis M. White explores pleasure and pain

"Freedom Is My Favorite Position," at Central Contemporary Arts, is a body-based approach to art featuring mandalas made of synthetic hair, mixed media, and licorice.


Raising awareness about special needs dogs, Puppy Bowl winner Joey is ‘kind of a big deal in Rhode Island’

Adopting a dog like Joey, who was born with only his hind legs, just means “thinking outside the box,” his owner Cathy Larson said.

Eugene Lee, Tony and Emmy Award-winning set designer, has died

Mr. Lee won six Emmys for his "Saturday Night Live" production designs, and was the resident set designer for Trinity Repertory Company in Providence.

Celebrating Viola Davis, a voice like no other

The newly crowned EGOT — who has deep roots in Rhode Island — commands with grit and grace on stage, page, and screen.