Arts & Culture

Providence, RI – Life is full of contradictions and inconsistencies, especially in those moments when we yearn for clarity. Issues that appear, at first glance, to be in sharp black and white relief quickly drift into shades of gray. That's what Beth Taylor has learned about distressingly ambiguous matters of war and peace.

Providence, RI – Have you ever wondered what happened to your closest childhood friends? What path did they take in life? How did things work out for them? For many of us these are questions for which we have no answers. Not so for this week's essayists, Ed Iannuccilli and Steve Mallett.

Providence, RI – Curt Columbus takes walks near his home in Pawtucket and is artistic director of the Trinity Repertory Company. In this encore essay, he discusses his belief in community.

Providence, RI – On this month's edition of Rhode Island Artscape, we profile a local artist who recovered a treasured diary lost in the nineteen eighties and turned it into a uniquely personal piece of art. Correspondent David Golann has the story.