Annie Kennedy

Last RIC farmer’s market

Mount Pleasant and Elmhurt folks, take note: Today marks the very last farmer’s market at Rhode Island College (unless, of course, it becomes an annual tradition).   It’s small, it’s cute, it’s fresh, it’s local.  It’s a win-win. Rhode Island College, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave, Providence / 4-6 p.m.

Chinese Democracy = free soda for Americans

Some Guns n’ Roses (or GNfnR for you potty-mouths) fans like adorable Justin at Patrick’s Pub are excited about the release of their new album, “Chinese Democracy,” for the music.  Others are excited that Dr. Pepper promised a free can of soda to every American if the album was released this year.   Both dreams are coming true: “Chinese …

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Bread and puppets for all–all weekend long!

 If you’ve never seen Bread & Puppet Theatre, they’ve been around since the early ’60s, using puppets and other visuals to tell stories without words.  We’ve been to their museum in VT, enjoying 20-odd-foot-tall puppets, fresh baked bread, and cheap, zany artwork (our kitchen houses a screen print saying, “Let’s eat garlic and make out”).  Tonight catch …

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Not your mother’s Muppets

No way!  Jim Henson’s company is developing a Muppets, or at least puppets, movie for adults–a film noir called “Happytime Murders,” in which a puppet detective must solve a string of murders around a children’s show cast called the Happytime Gang.   I hope the Muppets themselves aren’t suspects, although we all know Miss Piggy can …

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Pushing Daisies season premiere tonight

 For those of us lacking cable and the stomach for reality shows, TV pickings are slim.  Luckily, “Pushing Daisies” creates a vividly colorful world with quirky one-eyed aunties, magic, and character names like Emerson Cod and Olive Snook–all narrated by that pleasant old Brit from the Harry Potter audio books.  The writers’ strike snipped “Daisies” …

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Eat your veggies

The RIC Farmer’s Market continues today from 4-6 with all-local produce, chocolates, ice cream, bread, soda, jams/jellies, teas, pet treats, body stuff, and maybe one or two other things I’m forgetting with apologies to their sellers. Rhode Island College, Parking Lot A (the one closest to Mt. Pleasant Ave.), Wednesdays 4-6 p.m. through October 29th

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