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Daily Archives: 04/15/2008

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More questions at the PPL

From the Library Reform Group: PPL and the City of Providence were to renew their Memorandum of Agreement for another year by March 31. This date has come and gone and, so far as we know, the agreement has not yet been signed. PPL is

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At Brown, this week and next

Wowsers:  Tuesday, April 15th – Israel/Palestine: Roots of Conflict, Paths to Peace  – A forum featuring Dr. Norman Finkelstein, the controversial scholar and author of Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History; Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict; and

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Great rant about Achorn’s screed

Matt rips him up real good. For starters, check out this comparison of the RI Catholic church to Hitler, Stalin, and crew: THE CHRISTIAN CLERGY of Rhode Island are undoubtedly correct that the Bible enjoins us to care for the poor and the strangers in

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LOADED! At Local 121  As always, join the Daily Dose at our favorite booze hole for a killer night of britpop, indie rock, guitar jamz, psychedelic nonsense, sad bastard music, white-boy disco and whatever else that gets you acting the fool. DJ’s Eric, Pete and Kevin

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Remain behind yellow line

Not so much to do in North Kingstown. ‘cept take a radar gun to the Acela every afternoon: [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQWsoAngKEg&feature=related] [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JioK-HxRHfE&feature=related]

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Musee Mecanique: Electro-baroque

From Portland (the one in Oregon), Musee Mecanique craft delicate, intricate music that fuses waltzing classical melodies (on “Like Home”), and music-box plinking over orchestral sweeps (on “The Propellors”), over a gently throbbing electronic landscape. The music is dark, weird and mysterious, sounding like a

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Jerkus Circus comes to Providence!

This had better be good, if it’s gonna justify the amount of re-formatting that was needed to make it intelligible: AS220, Saturday April 19th, 9pm. 8 dollars Cheap! All Ages Not your grandma’s vaudeville. Featuring Comedy from Evan o’Television, Jon Rineman, and the Naked Comic.

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Slavery: ‘something that happened a long time ago’

Over there on the right — that’s what a douchebag looks like: Travis Rowley ’02, vice-chairman of the Rhode Island Young Republicans, responded to the bill on behalf of the organization in an e-mail to The Herald. “Almeida is a small-minded champion of political correctness,”