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Week In Music

Monday — @Firehouse 13, Mobile Deathcamp, Orsus, Rhode Kill, Nightslasher Tuesday — @Fête Lounge, Mod Sun, Dillon Cooper, Blackbear Wednesday — @the Met, Death Before Dishonor, Cross Me @the Spot, Gang of Thieves Thursday — @Lupo’s, Eric Paslay, Dean Alexander @the Met, Dee-1, Boy, Zeek

faculty biennial

RISD Faculty Biennial

Faculty art exhibitions are by nature an eclectic and random array. After all, if the organizing principle of a show is “these people all work here,” larger themes are unlikely to emerge. I like Bill Van Siclen’s take (ProJo 2.26). And then there are exhibits

PFFF

French Film Festival At Cable Car

Brown University presents screenings of French-language feature and documentary films at the Cable Car, now through March 3rd. Saturday and Sunday check out the animated feature Tante Hilda. An inventive hand-drawn comedy that pits an ecological militant against the most powerful GMO on the planet,

ravi shavi

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Firehouse 13, Barn Burning, Swampbirds, Gill Moss, Zack Slik @Lupo’s, Gaslight Anthem, Northcote, Scandals @the Met, Apathy @AS220, Us ‘n’ Y’all, Sun Voyager, Greasy Hearts, Pixels @Machines With Magnets, Ukiah Drag Saturday — @AS220, Ravi Shavi, the Kominas, Atlantic Thrills, the Viennagram @the

CBS News

When Malcolm X Came To Brown

Remarkable piece on CBS News tonight. Senior Malcolm Burnley tells of a forgotten episode of black history that occurred right here at Brown University in “Inquisitive student finds some living history linked to Malcolm X.” As improbable as it seems Malcolm X once came to

philip glass

Philip Glass At The Vets

(2.25) Tickets are still available for ‘An Evening of Chamber Music featuring Philip Glass and Tim Fain.’ This chamber music concert is a rare opportunity to hear Glass perform both on solo piano and alongside the exceptional violinist, Tim Fain, acclaimed for his performance in

air guitar nation

‘Asian Fury’ Colloquium At Brown

(2.25) Sydney Hutchinson, assistant professor of ethnomusicology at Syracuse University, will be hosting ‘Asian Fury: A tale of race, rock, and air guitar’ as part of Brown’s graduate program colloquium series. Attending to race has become essential in ethnomusicology at least since publication of Music

McCarthy

Providence Sports Stadium? We Can’t Afford It

Just slow the f*#k down everybody!!! This is a big decision and requires some calm reflection. The new PawSox owners have announced that they will be moving the team out of Pawtucket and are eying the newly opened up I-195 land on Dyer Street, right

me jane

Week In Music

Monday — @Dusk, Hollow Earth, Divider, Good Lord @Machines With Magnets, Lucy Lewis, Wilted Woman, Nick Klein, Tinnitustimulus, Automatic Lover Tuesday — @the Met, Chadwick Stokes, Big Thief @Psychic Readings, Traveling Sal,Barrens, Funeral Cone, Rats Rest Wednesday — @Psychic Readings, Ian O’Neil, the Ryan Brothers,

dear diorama

‘Dear Diorama’ Returns to Rochambeau

(2.24) Last winter two dozen readers created entries for “Dear Diorama,” an exhibit of 3-D book reports that was organized by Providence Community Library and Not About The Buildings. Local artists, crafters, and hobbyist bookworms showed off scenes from some of their favorite books, from

RI Plate

Back To The Drawing Board

Please. I hope it’s not to late to rethink the design of this new specialty plate (cropped here for formatting). Instead of telling the world that we are the “Creative Capital” why don’t we try showing it. The ProJo reports today — “Wear your heart

eric and the nothing

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Machines With Magnets, Denver Boot, Só Sol, Eric and the Nothing,  @AS220, Further Down the Road, Classic Ruins, Silver Screams, Coma Coma @the Spot, Rico Lewis and Smoovtime, @Lupo’s, George Clinton @the Met, Milkbread, Northeast Traffic, Morris and the East Coast @Firehouse 13,

RIIFF

Free Screenings Of Past Oscar Nominated Short Films

(2.21) In anticipation of the Oscars broadcast on Sunday night, the Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival, in collaboration with the RI Film & Television Office, will be presenting a special collection of Oscar nominated short films that have screened at RIIFF over the past

NuLabel

Geek Dinner At AS220

(2.18) And to think it all started in an apartment on Cushing Street. Head down to Geek Dinner and meet the guys behind NuLabel. Since its founding in 2009 by 3 recent Brown grads, NuLabel has come a long way. The East Providence-based startup develops