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Daily Archives: 04/21/2008

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Sometimes it sucks to be a vegetarian in RI

I’ve never actually eaten at Angelo’s.  Don’t tell anybody: When the U.S. Small Business Administration recently named Angelo’s restaurant on Federal Hill its family-owned business of the year, proprietor Bob Antignano laid out a spread that included veal and peppers and fried calamari.

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Low Anthem and Surprise Me Mr. Davis playing at The Narrows

A ‘lil birdie told me: The Narrows show with Surprise Me Mr. Davis is tomorrow (the 22nd). Surprise Me Mr. Davis is The Slip in collaboration with songwriter Nathan Moore. It’ll be the last and best OFFICIAL show of the tour. The Low Anthem (opening)

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Candidates court key WWE voters

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHJhVBemBmA] What is this world (wrestling entertainment) coming to? At least no one’s asking WWWWED.

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What Obama should have said about the flag

In an ugly debate on Tuesday, one particularly ugly point was the ham-handed invocation of the always-relevant American Flag Lapel PinTM issue. Not just because it was done vicariously through a woman who publicly told the New York Times two weeks ago that she would

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‘We Shall not be Moved’ panel tonight

Tonight at DARE, come hear a bunch of us talk about gentrification.  (And yell at me to speak up, when I inevitably start getting mumbly.) Community Forum with:  – Direct Action for Rights and Equality  – Olneyville Neighborhood Association  – People Organized to Win Employment

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Much ado at Brown this week

As Matt reminds us.  (More later on other Earth Day happenings.) Monday, April 21st – Tom Brokaw Lecture & Book Signing – Author and former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw will speak at 600pm in the Salomon Center for Teaching, Room 101 at Brown U.

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Allysen Callery At The Hourglass Tonight

In the sacred tradition of British folk artists like Nick Drake, Allysen Callery’s breezy, jazzy folk evokes the same sepia moods and timbres of those old boys while remaining fresh and new sounding, never rooted too firmly in the past but just enough to give

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Jesus, if you are coming back…

… now might be a good time. In a scene straight out of ‘The Life of Brian’, priests and worshipers got into a brawl at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher over something really important! Police who responded were pummeled with palm fronds.