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Armageddon On Broadway

Meet Dylan . . . more on him later. With Record Store Day just around the corner (Black Friday, November 25) we thought we would showcase some of the participating local stores. The first installment is Armageddon Shop, which distinguishes itself by having a vast

Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Columbus Theatre upstairs, Ian Fitzgerald, Haunt the House, Zach Schmidt @AS220, Sammus, Creamer, Rosé Petal @Fête Lounge, Parsonsfield, Animal Years @Fête Ballroom, Ion Dissonance, Fit for an Autopsy, Great American Ghost, more @News Café, the Saddest Landscape, Agapé, Field Trip, Mind/Res @Nick-A-Nee’s,

PCL Mini Golf Classic At Rochambeau

(11.19) Beer, wine, and miniature golf. You can golf all day at the Providence Community Library (PCL) Mini Golf Classic inside the Rochambeau Library for just $5 per person, or you can come back at night for an affordable evening soiree from 7pm to 10pm.

RISD Illustration Faculty Exhibition

Pieces from RISD’s Illustration Faculty are up now through November 30 at the ISB Gallery facing on the Canal Walk. Seen here is ‘The Kirklands’ by Kelly Murphy and ‘Jacobs Point’ by Nick Jainschigg. Also showing is Rhode Island native Mary Jane Begin of My

Proposed Towers Would Scrape Way Too Much Sky

We’ve now had a day to consider the supersized residential skyscrapers (see below) being proposed for the I-195 District Redevelopment District. At 55 stories, the tallest of the three towers would be twice the height of the Superman building, and a poke-in-the-eye from every vantage

More Free Tours Of Superman Building

[Update: As of 11:43am all three dates have sold out.] Tickets become available starting 11am today, Tuesday. Do not delay. The last time the building owners offered tours, the 200 available slots were snapped up in under two hours. According to the Providence Journal, The

Week In Music

Monday — @Dusk, Ululatum Tollunt, Malleus and Garroted @AS220, Jeff Rosenstock, Hard Girls, Katie Ellen @Aurora, Axis:Sova, Far Corners Tuesday — @Machines With Magnets, Chasms, Boy Harsher, V Manuscript, Houseboy @AS220, Seaspace Landscape, Anna and Elizabeth, Sianna Plavin, Ramshackle Enterprises @Firehouse 13, the Falcon, Arms

Magic Lantern At Cable Car

(11.17) Magic Lantern presents “Blackout_Flashback” Thursday night at the Cable Car — experimental videos “remediating race, technology, and time through aesthetics of the avant-garde.” Blackout_Flashback brings together two contemporary filmmakers working on the intersection of visual art and independent cinema. Utilizing a range of avant-garde

Readings At Ada Books

(11.12) ‘Publicly Complex’ presents author readings at Ada Books with Mary Cappello, Lee Ann Brown, and Serena Putterman. Cappello is a Professor of English and creative writing at URI. She is the author of five books of literary nonfiction, and her essays and experimental prose

Autumn Spectacle At RISD Museum

The annual Ginkgo biloba show at the RISD Museum can be viewed free of charge from the Benefit Street side of the museum, but head inside and spend a few moments in the Radeke Memorial Garden courtyard. (Not surprisingly, the Buddha room was packed yesterday.)

Emergency Meeting — Hope High School

(11.12) [Venue changed to Hope High School cafeteria.] So what to do? There’s no harm in updating your passport, but it turns out they don’t really want us in Canada. And as Stephen Colbert reminds us, this is no time to abandon our country. .

Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, Shryne, Small Talk, Naked Nick, Flannel Rooster @Lupo’s, Good Charlotte, Four Year Strong, Big Jesus @the Met, Helmet, Local H @News Café, Honda Civic, Spying, Goon Planet, Antonio Forte Trio @Aurora, Consuelo’s Revenge, the Low Cards, Back Rhodes Saturday — @the Met,

Special New Orleans Tasting — Olive Tap

(11.11) A tribute to Greg Holtkamp. This week’s Friday food tasting at The Olive Tap will honor the memory of Greg Holtkamp whose sudden death last year left the Wayland Square community bereft. Greg and wife Deb opened the olive oil bar several years ago

RI Comic Con — Downtown All Weekend

(11.13) Saturday is already sold out. The Rhode Island Comic Con (RICC) has become a very big deal. This year’s guest list has some major players: Christian Slater, Millie Bobby Brown, and Gal Gadot. Walking Dead, Sons of Anarchy, Deadpool, and Dr. Who are represented,

‘Bach To The Future’ Marathon At Brown

(11.12) Give in to your fugue state. Community MusicWorks takes over Manning Chapel for their 4th annual 12-hour music marathon ‘Bach to the Future.’ This adventure features classical & non-traditional/experimental musicians from Providence and beyond, including the MusicWorks Collective musicians, who will be passing the

Prepare For Election Day

(11.8) Figure out how you’re going to vote ahead of time ferchrissakes. You can not start sorting through housing opportunity bonds and port infrastructure bonds right there in the voting booth. Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea is reminding Rhode Island voters to be prepared before