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Halloween Early Vote Costume Parade At Columbus

(10.31) The gang over at the Columbus Theatre is throwing a parade — an early vote costume parade!  From the Facebook event page. hey, wanna vote? if you’re a citizen of Providence, you can vote early at City Hall! that’s cool! we’re having a little

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Columbus Theatre, the Viennagram, Ravi Shavi, Sugar Honey Iced Tea @Dusk, Wolvhammer, Mortals, Sin of Angels, Sire, Extinction Machine, Bog of the Infidel, King Diamond, more @Fatt Squirrel, Rebel Son Rise, Viking Jesus, Poppasquash, Sweet Release @AS220, Gun Boy, Erik Ruin and

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There Is No Test For Religion

And Bill Rappleye should know that. Rather than forcing the candidates in last night’s debate to profess a particular religious belief, a more enlightened questioner might have confronted Cianci with the protections embedded in the U.S. Constitution. Article VI [3] states that “. . .


RI Comic Con Saturday & Sunday

Pretty solid lineup for this weekend’s Rhode Island Comic Con: William Shatner (T.J. Hooker), Nichelle Nichols, George Takei. Walking Dead, Sons of Anarchy, and Star Wars are represented; meet Peter Mayhew. And Linda freaking Blair! Also a Who’s Who of artists and illustrators: Joe, Bob,

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Relive The Glory Of Spinal Tap — Parlour Saturday

Get your bum cakes down to the Parlour Saturday for their 2nd birthday bash and the music of Spinal Tap courtesy of the ‘Mericans who have been practicing like crazy. Eardrums will bleed and that fake Marshall stack will make it look even louder. Openers

Meat Puppets

Week In Music

Tuesday — @Lupo’s, the Glitch Mob @the Met, Cass McCombs, Meat Puppets Wednesday — @Dusk, Atlantic Thrills, Native America, Littlefoot, Rafay Rashid @Lupo’s, Jeezy, Ty Dolla Sign, Lil Bibby @PPAC, Ian Anderson @AS220, Shryne, Sgt. Baker and the Clones, Project Alice Thursday — @AS220, Rifle Diet,

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The Day Cianci Faced Down The Sopranos

In January of 2000, then Mayor Buddy Cianci refused an invitation from the producers of the acclaimed HBO series ‘The Sopranos.’ The producers thought he might like to participate in a local screening of the season premiere and wanted to buy jars of his marinara

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Creature Triple Feature For Halloween

Theoretically you could see all three. Thursday, October 30 @ the Avon Cinema — National Theatre Live presents the Battle of the Sherlocks . . . Danny Boyle’s “Frankenstein.” National Theatre Live’s 2011 broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre’s 50th

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Elorza Fundraiser At RWP Casino

(10.30) Do not get complacent, people! Yes, that last poll felt good, but do not relax. This is too important. The mail ballot system is under attack — just like in 1982 — let’s not have this come down to counting and verifying individual mail

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Cianci Campaign Sinks To New Lows

Intimidating the homeless. (Somebody get Jimmy Carter on the phone . . . now!) According to the Providence Journal, The state police are investigating possible ballot tampering at the state’s largest homeless shelter after two “official-looking men with clipboards” entered Crossroads Rhode Island on Wednesday

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Iron Pour At The Steel Yard

(10.25) Head over to Olneyville Saturday for the Steel Yard’s 9th annual Iron Pour — “Mad Science.” This year the Steel Yard’s Foundry Residents will partner with local iron artists, performers, students from numerous local universities and volunteers to bring the night to life. This

beta motel

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Dusk, Six Star General, Weld Square, Bad Motherfucker, We’re Traveled @AS220, Beta Motel, Ssleaze, Yerri, Krokodil Dundee @Columbus Theatre upstairs, Low @the Met, the Thurston Moore Band, PCPC (members of Parquet Courts and PC Worship) @the Fatt Squirrel, Plantary Circus Kingdom, Hweuvo, the

Hedda Gabler

Gabler At Gamm

Bored by bourgeois society and intellectual pursuits, Hedda Gabler tries to fulfill her aimless desires by manipulating the fates of those around her…with tragic results. Offering no easy answers, Ibsen’s masterpiece is a fascinating, paradoxical portrait of a woman slipping into despair. Directed by Tony

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What Cheer Day

(10.25) Things to do on What Cheer Day. * Go to What Cheer Records and Vintage and buy an old Roger Williams album. (He was a rather bland pianist. Check out the $1 bins.) Or buy cool T-shirt. *Wash down some bacon wings with a

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H.P. Lovecraft Walking Tours — Saturday & Sunday

Providence native and cult horror writer H.P. Lovecraft will be the subject of a special walking tour and film series during the annual Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival. The life and work of Providence’s best-known fantasy and horror author, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, provide the


Brown Family Weekend Dance Concert

During Brown University’s upcoming Family Weekend, the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will present an eclectic mix of new and established choreography in the annual Family Weekend Dance Concert. This year’s concert features choreography by Stephanie Turner; Brown dancers in a new work