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Festival Of Dance At Brown This Weekend

Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies (TAPS) and Sock & Buskin proudly present the 2012 Festival of Dance featuring; Daniel Squire’s nod to the late Merce Cunningham, and a new collaborative work featuring choreographers Brian Reeder of the American Ballet Theatre, Brown

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Eisenstein’s “Strike”

(5.1) Just in time for May Day, the Providence Community Library is presenting a free screening of Sergei Eisenstein’s 1925 classic “Strike” projected with 16mm film. This was Eisenstein’s first full-length feature; he would go on to make “The Battleship Potemkin” later that year. “Strike”

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Pub Quiz

(4.29) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz tonight, Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, sports, Marvel comics, modern art, Russian literature, famous viruses. You never know. It’s different every

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Photos from RI United Against the War on Women

some random candids of attendees, speakers and performers at today’s rally at the State House

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Lupo’s, Marilyn Manson, the Pretty Reckless @the Met, Lower Dens, Violens, Last Good Tooth @PVD Social Club, Kicking Daisies @the Apartment, Coma Coma, Six Star General, Good Time Charlie @Nick-A-Nee’s, Biscuit City @the Roots, Kate Isenberg, Rachel Efron, Aiden James @AS220, Future Islands,

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day

(4.28) The Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General has announced ‘Prescription Drug Take Back Day’ so you can all properly dispose of your unused prescription drugs. No more flushing stuff down the toilet ’cause hormones can get in the drinking water and then your

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Obey — The Movie

This new movie “Obey the Giant” looks like a pretty polished production. Filming on location around town — and with the blessing of Shepard Fairey himself — RISD senior Julian Marshall has crafted this short narrative film about the early life of Fairey, and the

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RISD Museum ‘Big Draw’

(4.28) Come see real live artists in their natural habitat. Then you do it. Head over to the RISD Museum of Art for the third annual “Big Draw”. The Big Draw celebrates the power of drawing in its many forms. Join the RISD community for

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‘Data In Your Backyard’ — Juvenile Justice In Rhode Island

AS220 Youth invites you to join RI Kids Count for a community presentation of ‘Data in Your Backyard’  exploring Juvenile Justice in Rhode Island. Discussed will be information that reflects the recent and rapid move towards community-based correction. As a dramatic drop in the number

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Craftopia

(4.28) RhodyCraft100 presents Craftopia — a juried art and craft event — at Hope Artiste Village this Saturday. Craftopia is kicking off spring with style, color, art, and craft, this April at Hope Artiste Village, for the first time on a Saturday, coinciding with the

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Storm Blows Out Peregrine Webcam Signal

[UPDATE: The signal has been restored! The chicks have grown a little bigger. I think number four is still with us. CLICK HERE. BC] We hope temporarily. According to the Rhode Island Audubon Society website the bad weather has knocked out the live feed and

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Book Sale — Rochambeau Library

The Friends of Rochambeau Library Spring Book Sale starts today, April 23rd, and runs through the end of the week. More than 20,000 used books, audiovisuals, and more, sorted in over 50 categories. All hardcover and large paperback books: $1 dollar All children’s books and

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Mayor’s Budget Address

(4.23) Mayor Taveras will deliver his budget address for 2013 to the City Council at 6pm, Monday, April 23rd (live stream here). The mayor has recently come out in support of the Council’s recommendations on pension reform. These pension reform recommendations are an important step

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Unite Against The War On Women

(4.28) Okay people, ink it in — Rally at the State House, Saturday, April 28. This is a call to action from UniteWomen.org. Help defend women’s rights and pursuit of equality. Join Americans all across the United States on April 28th, as we come together

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Block Party — Jeffrey Osborne Way

(4.21) An invitation from City Hall, The public is invited to a free block party and concert to dedicate Olney Street in Providence’s Mount Hope neighborhood as ‘Jeffrey Osborne Way,’ in honor of Jeffrey Osborne, who grew up in Providence and went on to become

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These Days

Friday, April 20 — 420 Weed Day. We don’t know how Obama, Bush 43, or Clinton will be celebrating this afternoon, but we do know that these United States Presidents have tried marijuana — they just didn’t get caught and ruin their lives. Spend a