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International House Holiday Sale

The International House — an independent non-profit that promotes international understanding through social and educational activities and programs — will be holding its annual holiday sale this weekend. Our long-running Winter Holiday Sale offers inexpensive and unusual gifts, and foods from around the world for


Storylab Thursday At Aurora

Check out the next installment of Story Laboratory — Providence’s newest bimonthly storytelling series, curated by Jaime Lowe — at Aurora this Thursday. This week’s theme is Obsession.(Facebook event page.) The lineup will be: Brandon Amorin Randy Bush Peter Glantz Rachel Lewallen V Manuscript Julie

eric and the nothing

Week In Music

Monday — @Fête Ballroom, Dan Deacon, Math the Band the Band @Lupo’s, the Front Bottoms, the Smith Street Band, Elvis Depressedly Tuesday — @AS220, Walrussia, Sensitive Hearts, All Worries @Aurora, Reverend Bastien and the Traveling Consortium, Jodi Jolt and the Volt, Hombres del Mar Wednesday

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Holiday Parking Rules Start Saturday — Two Free Hours

Providence shoppers, and anybody else with a car, will get two free hours of parking at meters between 10am and 6pm, starting today and running through Friday, January 1st. The Providence Journal lists the relevant locations, the focus being retail areas that might benefit from


Weekend In Music

Friday — @Firehouse 13, AdapterAdapter, the Sugar Cones, Steve Malec & the Electric Food, Sonny Jim & the Shitkickers, Prateek Poddar @the Spot, Viral Sound, West End Blend, Little Compton Band @Aurora, Good Morning Apocalypse, Baggie Rajwah, Thug Honey, Gracelyn Saturday — @Lupo’s, Elle King,


Textiles Exhibition At Woods-Gerry

The RISD Textiles Departmental Exhibition runs now through December 6 with everything from fabric, fashion, wall panels, painting, sculpture, and some gorgeously diaphanous sheer things that are impossible to photograph but would be lovely to have hanging about the house . . . and something

jodi jolt and the volt

Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, Soren, Horoscope, Houseboy, V Sinclair Tuesday — @Lupo’s, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, Biters, Bad Marriage @Firehouse 13, Opus, Otan Vargas, Kris Hansen @Aurora, Zach Schmidt, Haunt the House, Ian Fitzgerald Wednesday — @the Met, Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, Smith


BND Winter Coat Exchange — Friday

Does it still fit? Do you ever wear it? Is it still in good shape? Get that winter coat out of your closet and back into circulation where it can do some good. Props to the good people at Prosperity for RI who have been


Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, the Whole Facade, Wichita, the Parkwoods @Lupo’s, Rich Homie, Quan, Chiz Mac, more @the Met, Joe Sambo and the Goonz, Sgt. Baker and the Clones, Kooked Out @the Spot, Daddie Long Legs, Mother Ton, RAH @Firehouse 13, Vital Remains, Churchburn, Sangus, Bog

july talk

Week In Music

Monday — @Psychic Readings, Uranium Club, Neutral Fixation, Mercy Gait @Aurora, Bile Sister (feat. New Chance), Jack Toft, Blevin Blectum, Taskmaster Tuesday — @the Met, Robert Earl Keen, Mark Cutler @Aurora, Bellerophon, Fine Animal, Favourite @AS220, Tony Jones and the Cretin Three, Michael Graham and

SW Pavilion

Hospital Seeks To Demolish Historic Building

(11.17) The Providence Preservation Society has issued an advocacy alert. Can this glorious Victorian Gothic pile be saved? Rhode Island Hospital will appear before the City Plan Commission to request the demolition of the the historic Southwest Pavilion. Located at the heart of the Hospital’s

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Craftopia At Hope Artiste

(11.15) Craftopia returns to Hope Artiste Village Sunday. Hosted by Rhody Craft, Craftopia features a juried selection of interesting handmade goods. Approximately 60 artisans will be selling handmade art and craft including: unique clothing, handbags, artworks, bath & body, cards, jewelry, stained glass, T-shirts, ceramics,

seven hats parade

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Aurora, Death Vessel, Humanbeast, Micah Blue Smaldone @Fête Ballroom, the Royal Concept, Parade of Lights, Tribe Society, Forest Fires, Royal Street @Granoff Center, Roomful of Blues @Nick-A-Nee’s, Shacklehands @Psychic Readings, Run, Forever, the Hurt Ensemble, Honest Living @the Spot, Zach Deputy @Lupo’s, Nate

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Week In Music

Tuesday — @the Columbus Theatre upstairs, Zombi, Pinkish Black @AS220, Valencourt, Shryne, Justin Marra, Survivors of the Kraken @Aurora, Frankie Cosmos, All Dogs, Hott Boyz Wednesday — @Aurora, Russian Tsarlag, Odwalla 88, James K, RRLEW, Rawl Linbry @the Met, Jonny Two Bags, Scott H. Biram,


Ladies Rock Camp Showcase At Aurora

(11.8) Do yourself a favor and head down to Aurora this evening for the Fall 2015 Ladies Rock Final Showcase. What is Ladies Rock Camp? Ladies Rock Camp is a weekend day camp in Providence that provides an opportunity for ladies 18+ to let loose for a long weekend


WaterFire Salute To Veterans

(11.7) Events start early for the WaterFire Salute to Veterans. This is a full lighting with eighty braziers. At 4:30 p.m. we’ll kick off the WaterFire lighting with a 150 Veteran Torch Procession and 300 Veteran Ring of Fire in Waterplace Basin. WaterFire Providence invites you