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Kickemuit Masquers Theatre Company presents it’s production of Peter Pan Jr in the newly renovated middle school performing arts center on April 1-3. It is the Masquers twentieth performance since … more
Tufts University’s oldest all-female a cappella group, the Jackson Jills, will be visiting Rhode Island for a special performance at St. Andrew’s School. more
“The Martian” was a pleasant surprise. I knew it would have great performances because it won two Golden Globes and Matt Damon was nominated for an Academy Award, but it also has tons of humor … more
Is your Xbox One or Playstation 4 looking a little dull? Well Toast has got you covered.The team over at Toast have some new skins available for your consoles. They has have developed some top-notch … more
With school buses rumbling again and Labor Day approaching this weekend, the summer is unofficially coming to an end. But there’s still time to celebrate one “Last … more
“Sing Street” (2016)Rated PG-131 hour, 46 minutesDirected and written by John Carney“Sing Street” is a fun movie that refreshingly communicates the joyful exuberance of music … more
TIVERTON — The Tiverton Senior Center hosts what is surely among the most productive crafting operations in the region. Within the center's walls nearly 50 senior citizens, all but one of them women, make knitted products and quilts that they sell locally, giving the proceeds to good causes close to home. The group ranges in age from their 50's to their late 80's. more
This collection of monologues and memories written by sisters Nora and Delia Ephron, based on a book by Ilene Beckerman, and featuring Joanne Fayan and Tanya Anderson, will be presented DownStage at 2nd Story for a limited 12-performance run from … more
Trinity Rep continues Season 52 Rebels, Renegades and Pioneers with Charise Castro Smith’s "The Hunchback of Seville", directed by Taibi Magar (A Christmas Carol 2014). Phyllis Kay (pictured) is Maxima Terriblé Segunda in this dark comedy by … more
The Gamm stages the last of its wildly popular productions of McDonagh’s multi-award-winning “Leenane Trilogy” with another macabre mini-masterpiece. For one week each autumn, Mick Dowd (played by Jim O'Brien as Mick Dowd (l) with Jonathan … more
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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.