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Articles by Sandra Allen

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REAL AMERICAN BIGOTRY

Opinions, Mar 19 2009

by Sandra Allen

The commercial fades in on a swank kitchen with modern black appliances, ripe peppers and red onions on the counter, daylight …

A CRY THAT WAS NO MORE THAN A WHISPER

Opinions, Feb 05 2009

by Sandra Allen

In her Senate confirmation hearing at the end of last month, Secretary of State Hilary Clinton listed scores of imminent dangers …

THE ONE THAT WORKED: ON THE SUCCESS OF BUSH'S WAR ON AIDS

Opinions, Nov 13 2008

by Sandra Allen

Sixty-one percent of historians believe that Bush is the worst president in our nation's history, according to a recent History News …

TANGLED UP IN BLUE: PSYCHIC ALLEVIATION OF ELECTION ANXIETIES

Features, Oct 30 2008

by Sandra Allen

Ringing a psychic's doorbell is surreal and cinematic--you hear her snap to attention and throw the breakfast dishes in the sink …

WORDS FROM THE SAGE: PROVIDENCE HIP-HOPPER FIGHTS RNC ARRESTS

Arts, Oct 23 2008

by Sandra Allen

Sage Francis suggested breakfast at Julian's and said I'd recognize him as "a big, bald, bearded fella." He was already waiting …

VENI VIDI VINO: GOT MERLOT?

Features, Sep 25 2008

by Sandra Allen

Wine writing falls into two camps. There are those who write about wine for people who already know about wine, and …

DEAR MR. POSTMAN: A GUIDE TO VOTING ABSENTEE

News, Sep 25 2008

by Sandra Allen

Here at the Independent we realize that Rhode Island's strong Democratic leanings, combined with its four electoral votes, probably mean that …

FORGET AFTER SEEING: IN THE COEN BROTHERS' BURN AFTER READING, DIRECTORIAL INTELLIGENCE IS RELATIVE

Arts, Sep 18 2008

by Sandra Allen

A friend of mine thinks she's cracked the Coen brothers code. She says all of their movies are about how far …

The Mad Russian

In pursuit of a quick cigarette fix

Arts & Culture, Feb 14 2008

by Sandra Allen

Yefim Shubentsov has had an office at 1680A Beacon Street in Brookline, Massachusetts for 23 years. He has two secretaries, one …