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Book reviews: Enjoy cooler weather (and hopefully an Indian summer) with a book

Book reviews: Enjoy cooler weather (and hopefully an Indian summer) with a book

As summer winds down, I try to enjoy reading outdoors as much as possible before cold weather returns. Sitting in the backyard with the birds and squirrels, admiring the garden and then drifting into a book is just heaven this time of year. “The Apple Orchard” (2013) by Susan Wiggs is a perfect book for


WaterFire tangos until midnight this Saturday

WaterFire Providence, the award-winning sculpture by artist Barnaby Evans, will light up Providence shortly after sunset at 7:26 this Saturday, and burn until midnight. Argentine Tango returns to WaterFire Providence, and will perform beginning at 8:30 p.m. and running throughout the evening at various locations along the installation. WHERE: Downcity Providence WHEN: Saturday, August 29;


Anti-sexism activist in Bristol

Anti-sexism activist Jackson Katz challenges men and women to confront attitudes about American manhood and gender violence and offers solutions from his “bystander approach” to create cultural change to stem violence against women, with his presentation “More Than a Few Good Men: American Manhood and Violence Against Women.” Katz’s presentation will be followed by roundtable


Bobby Collins returns to Ocean State Theatre

Comedian Bobby Collins has the ability to truthfully translate the human condition. Audiences across the country relate to his comedic characterizations as he exposes the humor of day-to-day situations as well as serving up resplendent rants on world events. Through precise physical timing and impeccable audience insight, he has honed his talents while performing from