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Athenaeum Salon — The Chazan Collection

(10.21) The Providence Athenaeum, in partnership with the RISD Museum, presents “Collecting for Life.”  Jan Howard will discuss the artists and works in the collection of Dr. Joseph A. Chazan. For almost ten years, Chazan has produced “Networks,” a series of videos featuring Rhode Island

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, Alec K. Redfearn and the Eyesores, Gaelynn Lea, Jess Klein, Haunt the House @Lupo’s, Local Natives, Charlotte Day Wilson @the Met, Shellac, Shannon Wright, Minibeast @Nick-A-Nee’s, the Professors @the Columbus Theater, Béla Fleck, Abigail Washburn Saturday — @the Parlour, Eric and the


Urban Vintage Bazaar — Arcade Saturday

Time for the Fall Urban Vintage Bazaar hosted by Carmen& Ginger. She seems to have several swell cameras on hand. Once again the Bi-annual Urban Vintage Bazaar comes to the Arcade in Downtown Providence! Over 20 vendors will set-up, rain or shine, for ONE day

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Spooktacular At Aurora

(10.19) $10, 7pm — Vortex Film Festival. Five bizarre little short features including Mr. Bunny, With Your Crooked Heart, and Amen. (Tickets are half-price for couples for some reason. Single people should probably object.) Costumes encouraged. Free, 9:30pm to 12:30am — Frank Difficult Presents: Horror


‘Coats For Coffee’ Drive — Seven Stars Bakery

For the ninth year in a row, East Side Monthly is working with Seven Stars Bakery and Courtesy Cleaners collecting those lightly used/no-spark-of-joy coats that are just taking up room in your closet, and getting them to the people who can really use them. So


Steel Yard Iron Pour Saturday

It’s time for the 11th Annual Halloween Iron Pour over at the Steel Yard. With a nod to native son H.P. Lovecraft, the theme this year is “The Cauldron of Cthulhu!” This theatrical display of the industrial arts attracts over 1,500 people including artists, fabricators,

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Week In Music

Monday — @Fête Ballroom, Oh Wonder, Cleopold @Fête Lounge, Strung Out, Senior Discount, SoundOff @Dusk, Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes, Vampyre, Public Policy, Honest Living @Aurora, Omni, Pixels, Edgar Clinks Tuesday — @Aurora, Oozing Wound, Electric Hawk, Sandworm, Diabolical Fiend @the Met, William Beckett, Hudson Thames


Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, St. James and the Apostles, Neutrinos, the End Men, Harvey Garbage @the Met, MewithoutyouInto, It Over It, Needle Points @Machines With Magnets, Gregory Uhlmann, Sianna Plavin, Last Good Tooth, Penn Sultan @Fête, Soilwork, Unearth, Battlecross, Wovenwar, Darkness Divided @the Columbus Theatre upstairs,

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Artist Development Day — RISD Museum

(10.15) Still room in the RISD Museum’s Artist Development Day. . . . an afternoon of professional development workshops, panels, and collegial dialogue for artists and designers is presented in collaboration with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Practical tips and critical conversation


Week In Music

Tuesday — @Aurora, Public Speaking, Domestique, House Red, Blevin Blectum, Droplet @AS220, Amantra, Daybreakers, Lo and the Black Swans @the Met, Dandelion Pipebomb, Thirty Silver, Along Came the Flood, Pistol Shot Gypsy @Dusk, Platform One, the Russian White, the Empty Set, Impure Reality, Mari Kattman


Voter Registration Deadline

(10.9) Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding Rhode Islanders that they have until 11:59pm, Sunday, October 9, to register to vote online for the November 8 general election. (Español) “The easiest way to register or update your registration is to go to

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Scürvy Dög Parking Lot Mega Show

(10.9) ‘Mega Show III’ to be exact. Live music all day Sunday at the Scürvy Dög in Olneyville starting with Detroit Rebellion at 2pm. From the Facebook event page: Hope Anchor — 9:30pm Benny Sizzler — 8:45pm Violent Anal Death — 8pm Olneyville Sound System

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Columbus Theatre upstairs, She Keeps Bees, the Huntress and Holder of Hands, Last Good Tooth @Fête Ballroom, the Motet, the Funky Dawgs Brass Band @Nick-A-Nee’s, Big Biscuit @the Met, Max Creek @Dusk, WGL, Teazer, the Battery Electric, Superlimit Saturday — @the Met,

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RISD Craft Show

(10.8) The RISD Craft Show — an annual juried sales exhibition of alumni and student work — takes place this Saturday on Benefit Street between Waterman and Hopkins Street (the stretch with the RISD Museum and Superior Court). This is a craft show of the

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Draft Plan Release For 6-10 Connector

(10.3) If the Olneyville Expressway was a Led Zeppelin song? “What Is and What Should Never Be.” The City of Providence Department of Planning and Development will be holding a review of the draft plan for the 6-10 Connector. Some creative outside-the-box proposals had been


Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, Lina Tullgren, Derek Knox, Pondering Tuesday — @Psychic Readings, Ian Fitzgerald, Swansdown, John Faraone @AS220, Atlas Bloom, the Sweet Release, Bruvs, Shambhala In Shambles Wednesday — @Columbus Theatre upstairs, Sunflower Bean @Fête Lounge, Lespecial, Mister F, Electro Politics @Nick-A-Nee’s, No Spare Parts