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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, Flinstones, Perennial, GLA, Sex Orgy Death Crash @the Columbus Theatre upstairs, A Very Horse Eyed Men Christmas @the Met, Hawthorne Heights @Firehouse 13, Cactus Attack, Diablogato, Tiger Man Whoa Saturday — @the Columbus Theatre upstairs, Eskimeaux, Japanese Breakfast, Christian Holden @Lupo’s, Tory

Ellison For DNC Chair — Get Organized At Parlour

(12.15) One huge source of dissatisfaction this year has been the leadership of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). So let’s fix that. Sam Bell of RI Progressive Democrats of America invites you to learn more about Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison Thursday night at the Parlour.

Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, Vudu Sister, Warbler Roost, Barn Burning @Fête Lounge, Carousel Kings, Knockout Kid, Count to Four @Dusk, Magic Circle, Worshipper, Summoner, Hessian Tuesday — @AS220, Sheets, Space Camp, Wydyde Wednesday — @Lupo’s, (Girls Rock RI benefit) Warpaint, K. Flay, Joseph @AS220, Mouni, Shampoo,

Crimetown — The Bonded Vault Robbery

From Thugs to Uggs. Poor Hudson Fur Storage. They may well be a squeaky-clean fur storage/Ugg cleaning operation these days, but the popular new podcast series “Crimetown” has shone the spotlight back on the site of the infamous Bonded Vault Robbery. Back in the 70’s,

Bamboo Guitars At Empire

Somebody notify Panda Bear. Walking into Empire Guitars always makes me happy, but who knew it would be so Christmas-y . . . just makes me like these guys all the more. Seen here is manager Michael Samos with The Zephyr, one of the three

RISD Alumni & Student Sale

(12.10) Find unique gifts, while supporting the arts in the most direct way possible, at the annual RISD Alumni & Student Holiday Art Show. Shop for ceramics, painting, textiles, jewelry, prints, soft sculpture, glass, home decor, and more. Providence City Arts will be hosting a

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Lupo’s, Cole Swindell (Sold Out) @AS220, Bobby Beansack, Eric Rodriguez, Johnny Sooper, more @the Met, the Blue Album, Le Roxy Pro @Aurora, Nick Klein, Valise, Lolito, Muscle Academy @Nick-A-Nee’s, Becky Chase Band @Fête Ballroom, Sleepwave, Hotel Books, Bad Seed Rising @Firehouse 13, Freshfromde,

‘A Christmas Story’ The Play At Rochambeau

(12.10) “A Christmas Story” will be performed by Living Literature this Saturday at the Rochambeau Library. (Providence Community Library) This two-person play is a 40-minute version of Jean Shepherd’s “Duel in the Snow,” upon which the 1983 classic movie, “A Christmas Story” was based. The

Sparkle Of 23,000 Lights — RWP Tree Lighting

(12.12) Come to a tree-lighting ceremony at the newly restored Roger Williams Park Bandstand on Roosevelt Lake. More than 23,000 LED lights will sparkle off the surface of the lake when Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Rhode Island Foundation President Neil Steinberg throw the switch

Facelift for Soldiers & Sailors Monument

The Downtown Parks Conservancy has announced a fundraising effort for the restoration of the Soldiers and Sailors monument on Kennedy plaza and the surrounding area. The monument was designed by American artist Randolph Rogers to memorialize the 1,727 Rhode Islanders who died during the Civil

Girls Rock! RI New Space Open House

(12.9) The crew over at Girls Rock! Rhode Island want to show off their new digs. (Facebook) Things are starting to ramp up at our new space and now that we have curtains, it’s time to share it with the rest of the world! We

AS220 Holiday Sale

(12.8) Head over to AS220 Industries on Washington Street for their 6th annual Holiday Sale. Dozens of vendors will be selling their unique, handmade wares through all the spaces in AS220 Industries. This is an opportunity to check out these facilities; you could maybe sign

Ethical Values In Corporate Environments

(12.5) Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream will discuss ethical values in corporate environments as part of a lecture at Brown University titled “Social Responsibility, Radical Business Philosophy, and Ice Cream.” Sponsored by the Political Theory Project, the lecture will focus on personal

Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, UNI IKA AI, Todd Anderson, Orion Rigel Dommisse Tuesday — @AS220, CSIGO, Blevin Blectum, Birdlady, Laurie Amat @Aurora, the Lipschitz, Aaron DeMuth, Pyramid, Harvey Garbage Wednesday — @Machines With Magnets, Escape-ism, Whorepaint, Shells, Querent at the Mirror Door Thursday — @the Met,

Latin Carol Celebration

(12.5) The annual Latin Carol Celebration takes place Monday evening at the First Baptist Church on North Main Street. Members of the community are invited to the Department of Classics’ 69th annual Latin Carol Celebration with preludes and accompaniment by University Organist Mark Steinbach. The

Nutcracker At Avon/Hope Stroll

(12.4) Head over to the Avon Cinema on Thayer Street Sunday, December 4, at 12:55pm for a one-off showing of The Nutcracker. Danced by the Bolshoi’s principals, E.T.A. Hoffmann’s fairytale staged by Russian ballet master Yuri Grigorovich will transport children and adults alike to a