Articles by Erin Schwartz

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The Great Beyond

Infinity and humanity in Interstellar

Arts, Dec 05 2014

by Erin Schwartz

When I was little, I was afraid of the woods and outer space. My still-forming suburban consciousness might have already known …

On Top of the Wave

Brad Troemel's athletic aesthetics

Arts, Oct 17 2014

by Erin Schwartz

Before coming onstage, artist Brad Troemel hits play on a YouTube music video. It’s a song called “Bewitched” by scenester electro-pop …

Subtweet Me Like You Used To, Buddy

A ranking of the Buddy Cianci twitters

Metro, Sep 26 2014

by Erin Schwartz

It’s been said that Twitter is the agora of the digital age. If that’s true, Providence mayoral candidate Buddy Cianci’s Twitter …

Making Space

an Interview with Yellow Peril Gallery Owners Robert Stack and Vanphouthon Souvannasane

Interviews, Sep 12 2014

by Erin Schwartz

To get to Yellow Peril Gallery, you take the ninety-two bus west, passing through downtown Providence and Federal Hill. Get off …


public art meets public space in Atlantic City

Arts, Nov 04 2013

by Erin Schwartz

IT'S THE SUMMER OF 2013, and I’m watching an ad for Jersey Shore tourism in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. That …

On the Outside

Homeless Advocacy in Providence

Metro, Oct 10 2013

by Erin Schwartz

I AM IN KENNEDY PLAZA on an evening in early October when I meet John Freitas. Gray-bearded, wearing a vacation t-shirt …