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‘The Professional’ Tonight At MotB

Tonight at Movies on the Block, the 1994 crime thriller “The Professional” directed by Luc Besson. The NYT reviewer describes the hero thusly, He lives a quiet life, drinking milk and dusting his plant’s leaves. (“It’s my best friend,” he says about the plant, thus

Home Body

Home Body Play Burnside Music Series Thursday

Electric pop duo Home Body will play the Burnside Music Series Thursday. (Listen at Bandcamp.) How do they describe themselves? Lightning strikes and we march forth, tits to the sky, mouths open wide, the Milky Way in our blood. We taste like apple crisp and

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‘Design The Night’ Celebration At RISD Thursday

RISD Museum holds its Thursday ‘Design the Night’ celebration this week which means you can check out the new ‘Circus’ exhibition for free. The spectacle of the American and European circus takes center stage this summer in Circus—a glimpse into the visual world of this

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PCL And Smith Hill Library Celebrate Thursday

The Providence Community Library is celebrating its first 5 years, as well as the recent renovations to the Smith Hill Library, with a neighborhood party. The event will feature a special reveal of renovations to the 1932 library building. Refreshments include Food for the Soul,

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‘Un-Bound’ Sound & Light At Grant’s Block

(8.20) Join Erik Carlson, Erica Carpenter, and Erik Gould for “Un-Bound: Nightvisions no.2″ an evening of image, text and sound, unfolding over the course of the evening, starting at dusk. Erica Carpenter and Erik Carlson will be experimenting with the overlap of text, image and

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Week In Music

Monday —@Dusk, Jetty, Steady Hands, W.C. Lindsay, Able Thought @Simon’s 677, Kevin Gates, Chevy Woods, Smile Empty Soul, Behind the Silence, Awaken the Tide @the Met, Vanilla Function, Bochek, the Whole Facade, Roslyn @News Café, Stephen Harms, Devin Tuel Tuesday — @AS220, Greys, the Dirty

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Parking Lot Mega Show — Scürvy Dög

(8.16) And it’s free so get over there. Chris Conti over at The Phoenix has the complete rundown over at the The Phoenix — “Westminster Dog Show” — and by the way, big props to the headline writer. The roster of musical acts spans Brooklyn

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Steel Yard, Atlantic Thrills, 1-800-Band, Thirsty Music @the Met, Peter Piffen @Dusk, Lesch Nyhan, Headrot, Bog of the Infidel, Sire, Bestial Evil @News Café, Pixels, Girl Scout, Pyramid @Nick-A-Nee’s, Supreme Satellite Band @the Spot, Rebirth Brass Band, Background Orcs, the Electric Church

What Cheer? Brigade

What Cheer? Brigade At Burnside

(8.14) A cleansing downpour won’t do Burnside Park one bit of harm, and the weather is supposed to be sunny and dry for Thursday’s Burnside Music Show featuring the What Cheer? Brigade. (FB) Prepare to move around. Every Thursday this summer, Burnside Park will be

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City Creates Historic Landmarks District

Following years of discussion about how to address historic properties not currently protected within local historic districts, the City of Providence recently proposed a new “Historic Landmarks District” which would include historic residential buildings and oddball structures and landmarks throughout the city. The goal of

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Week In Music

Monday — @Dusk, Twin Foxes, Strange Mangers, Soft Fangs, Horse Jumper of Love Tuesday — @the Met, Beres Hammond, the Harmony House Musicians @News Café, Jackknife Stiletto Wednesday — @Dusk, Bukkake Moms, Finished, Suicide Magnets, Txoka Txoka, Ded Library @the Met, Neutrinos, Broads, Glenn Robinson,

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Pub Quiz

(8.10) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz tonight. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, the moon, Irish something-or-other, the Hollywood black list, cartilaginous fish. You never know. It’s different every

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‘Best of 48HFP’ At Aurora

(8.9) Come see the best of the 2014 Providence 48 Hour Film Project in the newly-minted Aurora downtown. Cash bar, with after party in the same location. Watch these films then hang around for the after-party. (Foo will be right around the corner — plan

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‘Boyhood’ Starts At Cable Car

‘Boyhood’ opens today at the Cable Car Cinema. Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Firehouse 13, Phinehas, Silent Planet @Dusk, Coma Coma, Baylies Band, Mike Mountain, Six Star General @Fête Lounge, Jet Black Sunrise, Those Mockingbirds, Her Majesty, BROS @the Met, Whores, American Sharks, Extinction Machine, Post Wreckage @Nick-A-Nee’s, the Robcats @Machines With Magnets, My Fictions, Mean

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Foo Fest All Day

(8.9) Empire Street between Washington and Westminster will be closed to traffic Saturday so that AS220 can throw its annual Foo Fest with live music indoors and outdoors, food trucks, vendors, and an Anarchist Book Fair. The Providence Phoenix has a comprehensive writeup. This year’s