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Week in Music

Monday — @Dusk (Memorial Day Bash — 3pm to 10pm), Hoods, Apparition, Before I Had Wings, Scars of Deceit, Boxed In Tuesday — @Aurora, Jared Paul, Medusah Black, @AS220, Mease, Nobody’s Coming to Dinner, LittleBoyBigHeadOnBike Wednesday — @AS220, Star Shipshape, the Inhumanoids, Harvey Garbage Thursday


Full WaterFire

(5.28) Tonight is the first full WaterFire of the season with 80 braziers flaming away. The music playlist includes Bach, Vivaldi, Kareem Roustom, Yo-Yo Ma, ‘Vissi D’Arte’ by Puccini (the goosebump song), the Low Anthem, and ‘Lake Bed’ by Brown Bird. Many of the songs


PVDonuts Opens

(5.28) The big day is finally here for fans of PVDonuts. Head over to Sin Bakery on Allens Avenue Saturday for their grand opening. Nice write-up of baker/proprietor and JWU grad Lori Kettelle  in the ProJo, Kettelle began experimenting in her kitchen with all kind


Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, Snowplows, Honest Living, Teratoma, Broads @the Met, Steve Donovan, Holy Roller High, Less Than a Felony, Small Talk @Fête Ballroom, Hed, Veer Union, Overwith, Fear the Masses, Brand New Day, Everybody Panic @the Spot in the Colosseum, Pixels, the Rizzos, Tall Teenagers,


Meet The Artists — New Comics At Ada

(5.26) Brent Legault invites you to a comics event at Ada Books this Thursday evening. (Facebook event for ‘Gorgeous is as Gorgeous Does.’) Cathy G. Johnson & Mimi Chrzanowski have new comics that they want to show you. Come to Ada Books on May 26th

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Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, Kid Congo Powers and the the Pink Monkey Birds, Atlantic Thrills, Cannibal Ramblers @the Met, Memphis May Fire, It Lives It Breathes @Fête Lounge, Dreamers, AudioDamn!, the Young Wild @Firehouse 13, Inaeona, Netherlands Tuesday — @the Met, Joywave, Kopps, the Demos @AS220,

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Met, Beartooth, Stray From the Path, My Ticket Home, Former @Fête Ballroom, Nappy Roots, ScamRock, Reziztanze, Sarah Barbosa @AS220, Erin McKeown, Zoe Lewis, Natalia Zukerman @Psychic Readings, J. Mamana, Bummer, Caloric, Simulcast @Aurora, Richard, B33T JU1C3, Messy Tye @Firehouse 13, Ravage, Seax,

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Furniture In The News

Things to do Thursday. First check out ‘Furniture Music’ in the Grand Gallery at the RISD Museum, Thursday, May 19, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. (Thursday is Gallery Night Providence and admission to the museum is free. There are other events on tap for Thursday at


‘Local Food’ Panel At AS220

(5.18) Join ecoRI News for its inaugural Happy Hour Speaker Series. Guests will nibble on local fare while listening to a lively panel discussion — “The Dark Side of Local Food” — moderated by ecoRI News editor Frank Carini. Panelists will include: Ken Ayars, chief


Week In Music

Monday — @186 Carpenter, Blevin Blectum, Juan Flores, Akiko Hatakeyama, Caroline Park, Tim Rovinelli, Asha Tomirisa @Aurora, Svarte Greiner, V. Sinclair, Scarpa, Mem1 Tuesday — @Firehouse 13, Urban Pioneers, Zack Slik, Ten Foot Polecats Wednesday — @Lupo’s, The Rides (Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepard, Barry

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RISD Senior Shows At Woods-Gerry

The Senior Textiles Exhibition is up now through Tuesday. Seen here: Julia Wright (BFA Textiles 2016) works with wool, alpaca silk, digital prints, and cotton in “You Can’t Be Twenty On Sugar Mountain.” The opening reception for the furniture seniors is Thursday, May 19, from

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Urban Ponds Procession

(5.14) The 9th annual Urban Parks Procession kicks off Saturday at 6pm from Roosevelt Lake behind the Casino at Roger Williams Park. The Tomaquag Museum provides this year’s theme as musicians, nature-lovers, historians, and area residents and students parade along the city’s chain of ponds.

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Columbus Theatre upstairs, Vudu Sister, Pixels, Bloodpheasant @Lupo’s, Keb Mo @the Parlour, Sharks Come Cruisin’ @Mohegan Sun, Zombies @the Met, King Los, Young Legend, J. Perks @the Spot, Boombsnap, Funkwagon @AS220, Math the Band the Band, Slingshot Dakota, Lovesick, Willow Saturday — @Psychic Readings, Cat

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Arnold Building Open House

(5.12) The George C. Arnold Building is 12 feet wide and it’s all fixed up now. The rehabilitation of this unique edifice will be celebrated with an open house on Thursday, May 12. The event includes an exhibit of large scale paintings, ‘Reconstructed.’ (Facebook event.)

A scene from Yakov Protazanov’s AELITA (1924), one of over 200 archival films included in Manu Luksch, Martin Reinhart & Thomas Tode’s documentary DREAMS REWIRED.  Courtesy of Icarus Films.

Portals Film Series At Library

The Portals: History of the Future of Film series starts May 11th at the Providence Public Library with the 2015 documentary “Dreams Rewired” narrated by Tilda Swinton. Over 100 Years ago, the social anxiety we see in our hyper-mediated world of today, was already well

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Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, Chris Cohen, Orion Rigel Dommisse, Derek Knox Tuesday — @Fête Ballroom, Devil You Know @Firehouse 13, Kalimur, Bochek, No Plateau, the Really heavy @Lupo’s, A Day to Remember, Parkway Drive, State Champs @AS220, the Post-Season, the Boxberrys, Cory @Aurora, Pony Time, Whore