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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Library Amnesty Week

The Providence Community Library will hold its 2016 Amnesty Week from Monday, April 11, through Saturday, April 16. Return your overdue items . . . bring a can of food for donation . . . no fines and no questions asked! Raffle — When you

Unknown If She Was A Purple Or A Gold

The Mary C. Wheeler School got a shout-out tonight in “Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt and Anderson Cooper.” But as startling as it is hearing one’s alma mater suddenly name checked in an HBO special, it must be said that this was easily the least

RI For Bernie HQ Opens

(4.10) Come help celebrate the grand opening of the bricks-and-mortar ‘Rhode Island for Bernie’ headquarters this Sunday at 500 Broad Street. (Facebook event page.) Join us for the grand opening of the Providence Bernie 2016 field office! The program will begin at 12:00 pm and

Trout Season Opens

Ocean State Tackle will be open all night tonight with the resident Zen masters dispensing bait and wisdom. For instance, did you know that trout fishing is a light tackle game? Light tackle offers sensitivity and a more natural presentation of baits and lures. .

Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Columbus Theatre upstairs, Laura Gibson @the Met, It Lives It Breathes, Silver Knights, Barbarian, Shane Slaughter, more @the Spot, the Heavy Pets, Jeremiah Hazed @Psychic Readings, Writer, Hideout, Leiko, Call Security @Aurora, High-Functioning Flesh, Body of Light, Nick Klein, Wilted Woman @Firehouse


Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play, written by Anne Washburn and directed by Connie Crawford starts a short run this Thursday at the Leeds Theatre of the Brown University Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies. The play is about how stories change over time and

Todd Oldham Exhibit Opens At RISD

“Before leaving the house, always remove one accessory.” What would Coco Chanel have made of Todd Oldham’s Brooch Dress? This strapless eye-popper features 400 pieces of hand-molded Swarovski crystal jewelry and is one of the pieces featured in “All of Everything : Todd Oldham Fashion”

Great Pompeii Project Lecture

(4.7) Archaeology professor Massimo Osanna will deliver a lecture titled “The Great Pompeii Project: New Life for the Dead City,” hosted by the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World. Osanna’s lecture will focus on the Great Pompeii Project, an initiative sponsored by the

Week In Music

Monday — @the Met, Robert Delong, VulGarrity @Aurora, Ancient Ocean, House Red, Alex Dupuis & Asha Tamirisa, Time Base Corrector Tuesday — @the Met, Jonathan Richman feat. Tommy Larkin @Lupo’s, Citizen Cope, Victoria Reed @Firehouse 13, Andy Social and the Antidotes, Jagger Holly, the Struggle,

Made On Honor, Sold On Merit

And brewed right here in Rhode Island! This is great news. We needed something fun this week. Narragansett Beer president Mark Hellendrung has announced that Narragansett Beer will soon be brewing in their new facility at 461 Main Street in Pawtucket. The ProJo reports, The

Fire Kando

A recent editorial in the Providence Journal — Elections Dysfunction — noted the continuing chaos over at the Rhode Island Board of Elections and has suggested a remedy. This will be a busy year for the people who oversee elections in Rhode Island. On April

Pub Quiz

(4.3) According to the Wild Colonial website there will be a Pub Quiz Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, viruses, the Supreme Court, things that are cool, things that are warm, Shakespeare, NASA .

April Galleries At AS220

Time for the April AS220 Gallery Openings. AS220 Main Gallery, 115 Empire Street — ‘Prodigal,’ new work by Kyle Ranson/ ‘Senseless,’ new paintings by Kim Salinas Silva Open Window, 115 Empire Street  — ‘I Want To Believe,’ new work by Jamie Forgetta AS220 Project Space,

April Fool’s Night At Foolproof Brewing

(4.1) Foolproof Brewing Company will be hosting an April Fool’s Night party tonight. The event will feature food samples from Delsie Catering, our new Queen of the Yahd Raspberry IPA, Emperor Barrel-Aged Imperial IPA, and some other unique beer offerings! Tickets are $30 and include