‘Not About The Buildings’ Spelling Bee

This is something of a ‘save the date’ notification. Not About the Buildings is holding its Fourth Annual Spelling Bee on Monday, June 21st, from 9pm to 11-ish. Not About The Buildings’ most popular event is also our biggest fundraiser. 36 spellers will compete for fame and glory and fabulous prizes, but even non-spellers can …

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Poetry & Fiction Downtown This Thursday Eve

This Thursday, December 11, from 6:00-7:30pm, at Providence Public Library’s Central Library, 150 Empire Street, Downcity Providence, RI, we will host a group of poets & writers to read, sign, and otherwise socialize with all who can come to this free literary soiree. The event features poets Rosemarie Waldrop, Keith Waldrop, and Ray Ragosta, as …

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How about niece-once-removed?

When the latest of Governor Carcieri’s ethical problems (giving his niece a state job) started gaining traction last summer, he took to calling the lovely lady in question his niece-in-law.  I remember asking myself — who says that?  We now have our answer — slimy, guilty, obfuscating weasels say that.  Today the Governor admitted to …

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