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Tonight: Movies [that move you…] film series returns

Plan USA is a great NGO with a significant international presence, but a relatively low local profile — even though it’s based here in Rhody. Their monthly film series at the Cable Car continues tonight at 7, with a showing of MOVEMENT [R]EVOLUTION AFRICA: In an astonishing exposition of choreographic fomentation, nine African choreographers tell […]

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Day of action against cluster bombs

Join the Global Day of Action Against Cluster Bombs: National Call-In Day to the Senate Cluster bombs are a grave humanitarian concern. Unexploded remnants (called “bomblets”) kill in horrible ways: Children play with bomblets thinking they’re toys, and farmers stumble across them tending their fields. The best research available indicates that, over the last 40

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Buy Nothing Day

Having just gotten home from Step it Up — and as I sit through the early ads for Fred Claus, and get word that Wal-Mart’s already held a — it’s heartening to find reminders that is just around the bend. Locally, there’s the annual celebration and coat exchange at the State House. Every November‚ for

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