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PawSox

Victory Celebration Today At McCoy, 12:30pm

PawSox fans are invited to a Victory Celebration at McCoy Stadium today, Wednesday, September 17, at 12:30pm to honor the 2014 Governors’ Cup Champion Pawtucket Red Sox. The team is scheduled to arrive back at McCoy via bus from T.F. Green Airport at approximately 12:45

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Cannabis Caucus Thurday At Aurora

Regulate Rhode Island presents ‘Cannabis Caucus’ Thursday at Aurora, an evening of music and conversation about how our coalition is moving cannabis policy reform forward in Rhode Island. (Facebook page.) We are inviting anyone from the public who is interested in cannabis policy reform to

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Heroes In Liberia

People play fast and loose with the word “hero” these days. (See: Republican carpetbagger Scott Brown and his courageous battle against government regulations.) But from now on, this will be the gold standard: Health care workers in West Africa. These people are risking their lives

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PIS, HoneyBunch, String Builder At The Parlour

(9.14) This will be like a fun reunion party with the best music. And yes, it’s a school night, but organizers promise a prompt start.  Purple Ivy Shadows, HoneyBunch (Peter Reilly, Christine Jansky, Ron Marinick, Jeffrey Underhill) and String Builder (the brothers Thibodeau) are performing

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Attention Hurdy-Gurdy Fans, Ten-Footer in Town

Three-wheeled too: melody, rhythm, and bass drone. Steven Jobe will be performing his original concert opera “The Legend of the Fairy Mesuline” this weekend and next at the Beneficent Church’s Round Top Center, as part of the FirstWorks festival. Jobe, a faculty member at both

Neighbor Days

Neighbor Days Block Party

(9.13) Party down and up. Head over to Luongo Square on Saturday for the Fourth Annual Neighbor Days Party. All proceeds will benefit the West Broadway Neighborhood Association (WBNA). The celebration spills in and around the E & O Tap and the Avery and up

The Trip to Italy

Steve Coogan, Steve Coogan, Steve Coogan

Dear god I love this man. And I love the Cable Car Cinema for bringing “The Trip to Italy” to town. Coogan’s recent hilarious “Alan Partridge” never got here, so you should rent that now. And if you haven’t seen the British television series “Knowing

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AS220 Youth Celebrate At Aurora

(9.11) Busy Thursday on Westminster Street. AS220 Youth will be celebrating the rollout of their new streetwear line Broken Monuments at Aurora. Music will be provided by AS220 Youth ZuKrewe, and “bilingual political dance sax punk party” Downtown Boys (featuring AS220 Youth alum, and yet

The Goonies

‘The Goonies’ MotB

(9.11) This week’s installment of Movies on the Block is the 1985 kids action/comedy “The Goonies.” Written but not directed by Steven Spielberg, this movie became the quotable nostalgia wallow of Gen Xers everywhere. The New York Times had this to say, The Goonies themselves

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Voter ID In Effect — Primary Day

(9.9) The new Voter ID requirement will be in effect tomorrow at the Rhode Island polls. Don’t forget to thank the “Democrats” of our general assembly for giving Ann Coulter ammunition about Voter ID not being a Republican initiative (and if you can vote against

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‘Shmattes’ At Brown RISD Hillel

Jews are funny . . . who knew? “Shmattes” an exhibition that explores the issue of cultural Jewish identity through t-shirts is up now through September 28th. Certainly a great way to greet the incoming students, but locals are welcome as well. These t-shirts have

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New Exhibitions At Providence Art Club

The Providence Art Club will open three new exhibitions with a reception on Sunday, September 7th, from 2pm to 4pm. The shows will include work by more than 20 artists and runs through September 26th. The shows will include the work of more than 20

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‘Safe Space’ Opens At AS220 Project Space

AS220 ‘In the Galleries’ for September includes ‘Safe Space: A Collaborative Drawing Project’ by Delia Kovac and Marissa Paternoster in the AS220 Project Space. And, yes, this is the same Marissa Paternoster who fronts the New Jersey power trio Screaming Females who blew the doors

Providence Journal

Going, Going . . . The ProJo Circles The Drain

So let’s get this straight — Bob Kerr is out, but Patinkin stays? Apparently Mr. Kerr should have spent more time writing about his kids leaving wet towels on the floor. Word spread quickly this week that Providence Journal columnist Bob Kerr had been unceremoniously

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‘Dazed & Confused’ MotB

(9.4) As the kids head back to school let’s remind them what they’re fighting for. This week’s Movies on the Block feature is the 1993 take on the last day of school — May 28th, 1976, to be exact — “Dazed and Confused,” directed by