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‘The Nether’ At Gamm

Another great poster from Gamm, this one for their production ‘The Nether’ written by Jennifer Haley. Is it the blue that makes it creepy, or the little girl. About the play, Log in. Choose an identity. Live out your private dreams. This is life in

Composting Conference At RIC

(3.9) Code Brown at such-and-such. That is the wry signal from the Providence Mounted Command to the Public Works Department when the shovel-and-bucket brigade is needed. Gorgeous stuff horse manure, and I’m sure the parks department puts it to good use. This Thursday the Environment

Current Events At Providence Athenaeum

(3.10) Two timely events taking place at the Providence Athenaeum Thursday and Friday. Thursday, March 9, 5:30pm to 7:30pm — The Policy & Pinot roundtable discussion series presents “Sanctuary Cities” co-presented with RI Public Radio (RIPR). Reservations can be made with Jed Thorp at

Week In Music

Monday — @Lupo’s, Regina Spektor (Sold Out) @AS220, Jacob Metcalf, the Horse-Eyed men, Ian Fitzgerald @Aurora, Hussy, Neaux, Power Monster, QTY, Wishroom Tuesday — @the Met, Ghost Bath, Amigo the Devil, Wreak, Tovarish @Dusk, the Sheckies, the McGunks, Tony Jones and the Cretin 3, Nymphidels

‘Making Her Mark’ At Providence Art Club

The Providence Art Club was established in 1880 by sixteen artists, six of whom were women. To celebrate Women’s History Month, the club will stage an exhibition honoring these pioneering women, along with a series of other exhibitions, seminars, and workshops scheduled over a three

AS220 March Galleries Open

Head downtown and check out the March Galleries held at various AS220 locations. Yes it’s cold, but the galleries are very near each other. AS220 Project Space (93 Mathewson Street) — “Please Touch,” installation by Allison Paschke The Reading Room (93 Mathewson Street) — “Textures

‘Message From The Gyre’ Two Events

(3.4) It’s almost pretty. Yet this is but a small corner of “Plastic Bottles,” Chris Jordan’s monumental image depicting the two million plastic beverage bottles used in the United States every 15 minutes. And this is the least distressing image on view at “Message from

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Aurora, Beta Motel, Pyramid, Tall Teenagers, Baylies Band, Even Twice @Columbus Theater upstairs, River Whyless, Mail the Horse @the Met, Dansels, Bad Marriage, Frnemy @Dusk, Holy Diver, Demolition Boys, Teazer @AS220, Bathouse, Teddy Farkas, Morning Silk, Will Gant, John @Nick-A-Nee’s, Cannibal Ramblers @Machines

Nathaniel Philbrick Honored At Brown

(3.2) Nathaniel Philbrick’s “Mayflower” is one of my favorite books and will likely be the last word on the Pilgrims for some time. Such was my enthusiasm, that I subsequently picked up “Bunker Hill,” even though I wasn’t sure I needed an entire book on

Castle Theater Now Federal Hill Pizza

Hooray! Another endangered property has been brought back to life. The old Castle Theater on Chalkstone Avenue is now Federal Hill Pizza. Seven years ago Billy and Christine Manzo opened the first Federal Hill Pizza down in Warren (the very first incarnation was in Federal