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Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Met, the Shakes, My Mother’s Moustache, Umbrella Co. @AS220, Tara Terra, Future Teens, Sister James, Gentle Temper, the Font Club @Nick-A-Nee’s, Cliff Westfall @Fête Ballroom, Stabbing Westward, Deprived, Bloodline Theory, Drev @Dusk, Fatal Portrait @Columbus Theatre, Lucinda Williams, the Low Anthem (sold

Girls Rock Camp Showcase — Friday At The Met

This is the final showcase for Session 2 of the Girls Rock Camp. This organization is awesome and the shows are incredibly entertaining. Tomorrow the girls take over the stage at The Met in Pawtucket. (Facebook event.) Over 5 days 57 campers form 11 bands,

Spend Eclipse Monday With Bruno

Head over to the main green at Brown University and join smart people who know how to watch an eclipse. While many of Brown’s astronomers will be heading out to prime viewing locations across the country, a group of students and staff will offer members

‘Do The Right Thing’ MotB

(8.17) The timing of this seems shockingly, and depressingly, on point . . . should be a double feature with ‘Groundhog Day.’ When ‘Do the Right Thing’ came out in 1989 it provoked controversy and much of that “conversation” we always talk about having, and

NecronomiCon Starts Thursday

NecronomiCon — the international festival of weird fiction, art, and academia —  kicks off Thursday and runs through Sunday, August 20th. This event is held every other year around the date of H.P. Lovecraft’s birth and this is one of those years. This year’s guests

Downtown River Clean-up

(8.17) The Woonasquatucket River Rangers are partnering with local businesses and organizations around Waterplace Park, the Providence Place Mall, and along Promenade and Kinsley Streets for a river cleanup, one month prior to the annual Woony River Ride. This area of the river is tidal,

Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, French Vanilla, Future Punx, Leiko, Yohafu @Alchemy, Ten Cents Short, Belmont, Hello Atlantic, more Tuesday — @News Cafe, Waymet, Slow Cooker, Mis(s)invader @Dusk, Red Ed and the Undead, North by North, Eclectic Electric Wednesday — @Nick-A-Nee’s, Four Bridges @the Met, Call Security,

Hooray For Micro-Lofts

A new apartment building is taking shape on Canal Street, and good news, the meaningless word “luxury” is nowhere to be seen on the project. Nope, these are bona fide micro-lofts (fold-up beds, no parking space) aimed at students. Edge College Hill is now taking

North Moving Into Dean Hotel

Do not panic . . . the Dan Dan Noodles are going with. The German eatery Faust at the Dean Hotel will be closing soon (tomorrow, Saturday, is perhaps the last day). This update comes from Bruce Newbury writing for the Providence Business News. The

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Aurora, Downtown Boys, What Cheer Duo, Milkmaid II @the Met, Bochek, Windy, At the Moment, Healing Cow, Black Dog @the Narrows, the Fixx (sold out) Saturday — @AS220, Foo Fest @Fête Lounge, My Missing Half, Let Us Prey, Soldiers of Solace, Dividing Skies,

Hott Boyz At Burnside Music

(8.10) Local super group (Gymshorts, Rice Cakes, Sugar Honey Iced Tea) Hott Boyz will definitely bring it this Thursday to the Burnside Park Music Series & Beer Garden. (Facebook event page.) Lounge on the grass, grab a bite to eat from Red’s, or sidle up

‘Dumb And Dumber’ — Movies On The Block

(8.10) This week’s installment of Movies on the Block is the 1994 Farrelly Brothers buddy epic, “Dumb and Dumber,” starring Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, and the Big Blue Bug. (Facebook event page.) Harry and Lloyd are two good friends who happen to be really stupid.

Journalistic Integrity At The ProJo

News outlets across the country are being taken over by deep-pocketed corporations with no interest in winning Pulitzers and Edward R. Murrow awards; sadly, Rhode Island has been no exception. The purchase of  Channel 10 WJAR by the Sinclair Broadcasting Group brought about an immediate

AS220 Foo Fest

(8.12) Start planning — the AS220 Foo Fest runs all day Saturday from 1pm to 1am. Empire Street will be closed off between Washington and Westminster Streets for twelve hours of music, art, performance, kid and family-friendly activities, hands-on interactive art experiences from local artists,

Aurora Announces Closing

We have until the end of October to talk some sense into somebody. The loss of this downtown venue will be deeply felt. Aurora hosts an eclectic array of events, but will be missed by this writer as a venue for live music. It’s the

Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, Pyramid, Xr-Tabs, Harrastronauts Tuesday — @AS220, Nate Cozzolino and the Lost Arts, Session 9, Mr. Slugg Wednesday — @Psychic Readings, Stay on Mars, Drent, Peace Out Pat, James Grant, Jesse the Tree @Nick-A-Nee’s, Chasing Blue @Machines With Magnets, Decide Today, Jokif Bher,