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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Week In Music

Tuesday — @Aurora, Public Speaking, Domestique, House Red, Blevin Blectum, Droplet @AS220, Amantra, Daybreakers, Lo and the Black Swans @the Met, Dandelion Pipebomb, Thirty Silver, Along Came the Flood, Pistol Shot Gypsy @Dusk, Platform One, the Russian White, the Empty Set, Impure Reality, Mari Kattman

Voter Registration Deadline

(10.9) Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding Rhode Islanders that they have until 11:59pm, Sunday, October 9, to register to vote online for the November 8 general election. (Español) “The easiest way to register or update your registration is to go to

Scürvy Dög Parking Lot Mega Show

(10.9) ‘Mega Show III’ to be exact. Live music all day Sunday at the Scürvy Dög in Olneyville starting with Detroit Rebellion at 2pm. From the Facebook event page: Hope Anchor — 9:30pm Benny Sizzler — 8:45pm Violent Anal Death — 8pm Olneyville Sound System

Pronk! Providence Honk Fest

(10.10) Brass bands from around the region converge on downtown Providence this holiday Monday for The Providence Honk Festival a.k.a. Pronk!. Starting in the afternoon with performances at Burnside Park, followed by a parade down South Water Street, and ending with a party of sorts

Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Columbus Theatre upstairs, She Keeps Bees, the Huntress and Holder of Hands, Last Good Tooth @Fête Ballroom, the Motet, the Funky Dawgs Brass Band @Nick-A-Nee’s, Big Biscuit @the Met, Max Creek @Dusk, WGL, Teazer, the Battery Electric, Superlimit Saturday — @the Met,

Food Truck Friday & ‘Despicable Me’ At Roger Williams Park

(10.7) This Friday may be your last chance to see movies outdoors for a while. “Despicable Me” is the last in the Rhode Island Foundation’s new ‘Movies in the Park’ series at Roger Williams Park. “Despicable Me” is the story of a man who delights in all

RISD Craft Show

(10.8) The RISD Craft Show — an annual juried sales exhibition of alumni and student work — takes place this Saturday on Benefit Street between Waterman and Hopkins Street (the stretch with the RISD Museum and Superior Court). This is a craft show of the

Bucktown On West Fountain

Fried chicken and biscuits and banana pudding? And honey butter? I don’t know what that is, but I know I need it. Just reading the review of this place in today’s ProJo made me ravenous. Bucktown, a new little restaurant just down from Luongo Square,

Sunflower Bean At Columbus

(10.5) Tickets still available for tonight’s show at the Columbus. NYC trio Sunflower Bean kick off their fall tour in support of this year’s excellent ‘Human Ceremony’ an album loaded with hooky, up-tempo poppers. Guitarist Nick Kivlen weaves muscular Wolfmother riffs into his chimey, effects-laden

Nobel Prize Goes To Brown Scientist

Congratulations to Professor J. Michael Kosterlitz for winning the Nobel Prize in Physics, for “theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.” Colleagues and well-wishers at Brown University spoke with the modest professor today; he is currently on sabbatical in Finland. He

New Awning Idea (S = k. log W) Entropy

Sorry folks, but the bangle bubble has burst. Maybe Alex & Ani CEO Carolyn Rafaelian can have thermodynamic states (as relates to gas) explained to her by her real live “vital force” scientists. I’m sorry for the people who may be losing their jobs this

‘Young Frankenstein’ Providence Place

(10.5) Attention fans of Gene Wilder: If you have never seen this movie on the big screen, get some friends together and make a party. Sure it means going to the mall, but that’s where the movie is. Fathom Events has more screenings on tap

Draft Plan Release For 6-10 Connector

(10.3) If the Olneyville Expressway was a Led Zeppelin song? “What Is and What Should Never Be.” The City of Providence Department of Planning and Development will be holding a review of the draft plan for the 6-10 Connector. Some creative outside-the-box proposals had been

Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, Lina Tullgren, Derek Knox, Pondering Tuesday — @Psychic Readings, Ian Fitzgerald, Swansdown, John Faraone @AS220, Atlas Bloom, the Sweet Release, Bruvs, Shambhala In Shambles Wednesday — @Columbus Theatre upstairs, Sunflower Bean @Fête Lounge, Lespecial, Mister F, Electro Politics @Nick-A-Nee’s, No Spare Parts

Free Organ Concert At Brown

(10.1) Look at this thing. University organist, Mark Steinbach, will be performing the United States premieres of Eric Nathan’s “Immeasurable” and Wang Lu’s “Missing Absence. ” tonight using all 3,355 pipes of the largest remaining Hutchings-Votey pipe organ in the world. And Bach. The Department