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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Aurora, Tovarish, Seeming, Deftly Demolition, Snowbeasts @Firehouse 13, the Paraplegics, Bender X, the Defectives, the McGunks, the Vaporubs @Fête, Andy McKee, Stephen Bennett, Antoine Dufour @the Spot, Elephant, Harsh Armadillo, ZOD @Columbus Theatre, Happiness, Pixels, Eric and the Nothing, Leiko @AS220, Sun Bears,

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Enough With The Durham Bulls*#t

Did they think that we could be bought off with a trip to Durham, North Carolina? Come on sizzle it a little, throw in a layover in Moosic, Pennsylvania and then maybe we’ll talk. Mr. Lucchino et al. have yet to figure out that opponents

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August Gallery Exhibitions At AS220 — Starts Saturday

Check out the new exhibitions for August at the AS220 Galleries. Runs through August 29. AS220 Main Gallery @ 115 Empire Street/ Sonny with a Chance of Clouds: new photographs by James ‘Sonny’ Walker + Bitter/Sweet: new photographs by Brittany Marcoux AS220 Project Space @

loui's family restaurant

Loui’s Hosts Bernie Houseparty

Like I needed another reason to love Loui’s Family Restaurant. Tonight they played host to a Bernie Sanders Houseparty, even setting out food for the troops. And the place was packed. As to the local Bernie effort, there is a local Facebook page “Rhode Island

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String Builder At Burnside Music Series

(7.30) Brothers Alec and Joel Thibodeau perform as String Builder in this week’s Burnside Park Music Series. DJ LaRochelle starts things off at 4:30pm as the Trinity Beer Garden opens for business. The live music generally starts around 6pm. As always, no skateboarding or indecent


Blade Runner — MotB Thursday

Speaking of the future, or lack thereof, fans of life on earth may want to read this item from Monday’s New York Times. It will give you all something to talk about while waiting for the sun to go down before Thursday’s Movies on the

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Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, Cat Has Claws, Tomorrow and Tomorrow, Bruvs @Psychic Readings, Violet, RRLew, Valise, Muyassar Kurdi, Gyna Bootleg Tuesday — @AS220, Windhand, Pilgram, Second Grave @Psychic Readings, Native Giant, Neutrinos, Eric and the Nothing, Pyramid Wednesday — @Aurora, Providence Research Ensemble, Dan Talbot, XR

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Scürvy Dög Parking Lot Mega Show

(7.26) From the Scürvy Dög, “We’re throwing another free all day parking lot bash with a ton of bands, outdoor tiki bar, outdoor Dogfish Head draft beer, awesomeness, and a pinch of love.” The schedule for the musical acts looks like this:  2:00 – 2:30

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13 Folds Prohibition Party At Dusk

(7.25) That’s Dusk, the excellent music venue; not dusk, the diurnal rhythm which is the final, or darkening stage, of twilight. 13 Folds Magazine, the self-described “lead provider of multimedia content for the Cannabis Community” presents their 2nd Annual Providence Prohibition Party. Facebook event page.

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‘All Fall Down’ Q&A With Director

(7.26) This true crime mystery takes place in the Baltimore of the 70’s. Film director Mary Posatko, will discuss “All Fall Down,” the telling of one woman’s attempt to unravel the circumstances of her grandfather’s murder. One night in 1972, a murder rocked a Baltimore


48HFP Screenings

(7.25) The Rhode Island Film Collaborative (RIFC) invites you to check out the 48HFP team screenings this weekend at the RISD Auditorium. Filmmakers from all over the Providence area will compete this summer to see who can make the best short film in only 48

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, True Blue, Bored With Four, Toad and the Stooligans @the Narrows, Walter ‘Wolfman’ Washington @the Met, Apathy, Motive, Suave Ski, Meta P, Spocka, Reziztanz @Waterplace Park, Public Alley, S. Walcott Saturday — @Firehouse 13, VulGarrity, Latin Metrics, Hweuvo, Nate Cozzolino, Global Crash,

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Burnside Music Series

(7.23) Summery soundtrack for your beer swilling today at the Burnside Park Music Series. Hold on to your shorts kids, Swipely is bringing bouyant sounds to Burnside Park in the form of Calypso/Reggae fusion band Tropical Gems! After this week, we are starting to feel

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House Speaker Needs To Hear From Stadium Opponents

House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello is still talking as if he has heard, read, and learned, absolutely nothing about the current thinking on taxpayer-funded stadiums from around the country. From Katherine Gregg’s ‘Politics’ column in today’s ProJo. On the proposed Providence stadium, he said: “Negotiations are