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Week In Music

Monday — @Machines With Magnets, Littlefoot, Herro Sugar @the Met, the Down and Outs, the Agents, the Copacetics @95 Empire Black Box, Hive Mind, Redrot, Shredded Nerve, Scant, Craow Tuesday — @AS220, Austin Vaughn, Ron Shalom, Caroline Park Wednesday — @the Met, Against Me, Creepoid,

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Pub Quiz

(7.27) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories may include current events, local stuff, Apollo 11, cooking, French literature, human anatomy, 80′s television. You never know. It’s different every week,


Hope Street Farmers Market Saturdays

The Hope Street Farmers Market at Lippitt Park runs from 9am to 1pm every Saturday through October. This is the mother of all markets with many craft vendors and artisans setting up along the Boulevard side. Food vendors on tap include: Green Leaf Farm; Providence

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Aurora, Sirsy @the Columbus Theatre, John Reilly and Friends @Lupo’s, Juicy J, Peter Piffen @Nick-A-Nee’s, Red Sammy @AS220, Ontologics, the Really Heavy, Naked Nick, Resident Alien @the Met, Rhode Kill, Shred of Salvation, Superlimit, Seas of Scylia, Cad @Psychic Readings, Gutter Sluts, Pixels,

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Fringe Fest Through Saturday

Providence can thank the Wilbury Group for its first ever Fringe Festival. Channing Gray at the ProJo has the details. In the past few months, the Wilbury Theatre Group’s Josh Short and friends have rounded up some 50 area performers, who this week will present

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Frequency Writers Open Mic

(7.23) Head over to 186 Carpenter Street for Frequency Writers summer open mic and release party. Join local poet and featured reader Kat Murphy, author of Animalia Paradox. All are invited to share writing of their own. Free, 6pm to 9pm, Wednesday, July 23, 186

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Downcity Bocce League

Take a walk and check out the bocce at Grant’s Block on Westminster Street. Founded in 2010, Providence Downcity Bocce League runs from April to September on the Grant’s Block bocce court at the corner of Westminster and Union Street. Matches are played Monday, Tuesday,


New Location For Craftland

Craftland has moved down the street to a new location. It’s still on Westminster, but now on the corner of Eddy Street right next to Providence Optical. Modern Love is right across the intersection. The new store is smaller — so no more of those

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Week In Music

Monday — @Fête Lounge, Electric Six, Ravi Shavi, Satellites Fall, VulGarrity @Machines With Magnets, Give, Fell to Low, Sweet Jesus, Balam @the Met, Awaken the Tide Tuesday — @AS220, Churchburn, Bädr Vogu, Rozamov, Bog of the Infidel @Psychic Readings, Jack Topht, Frank Hurricane Wednesday —


Weekend In Music

Friday — @Waterplace Park, Max Frost, Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes @AS220, Pink Eye @Bucket Brewery, Torn Shorts, Little Compton Band @Fatt Squirrel, Vary Lumar, Sadie Vada, GrandEvolution, Tapestries @the Spot, Santa Mamba @Fête, Girls Rock! Camp Showcase @the Met, NRBQ @Nick-A-Nee’s, Biscuit City

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‘The Great Escape’ At MotB

(7.16) Tonight’s Movie on the Block is the 1963 Steve McQueen vehicle “The Great Escape.” Look, a little suspension of disbelief is required here, but it’s a good choice for an outdoor summer night. On the other hand, NYT reviewer Bosley Crowther refused to be


Falzone And Perez — Burnside Music Series

(7.17) Head downtown to the Trinity Brewhouse Beer Garden and settle in for some local musical talent. From Greater Kennedy Plaza, This upcoming week the Burnside Music Series will host a double bill starring two of Providence’s most brilliant and uncommon jewels. Kicking off this


RIBHS Photo Exhibit Opens Thursday

The RI Historical Society will host an opening reception for “Many Faces: Photographs of Rhode Island African Americans” a photo exhibit presented by the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society. Exhibit runs through September. Seen here is a cabinet card photographed at Goodwin’s Studio in the


Providence 48 Hour Film Project Screenings Start

The results of the recent Providence 48 Hour Film Project will be screened at Cinema World in Lincoln, Tuesday through Thursday. Filmmaking teams from throughout the Providence area successfully completed a weekend of filmmaking. Films were due on Sunday, July 13 and the last few


Last Geek Dinner Of Summer — Wednesday

The last Geek Dinner of the summer will feature founder and CEO of VoltServer. Energy entrepreneur Stephen Eaves will tell the Voltserver story, demo their impressive PET server/receivers, and discuss the future of this ambitious startup. From the Facebook page, Over the past couple of


Downtown Farmers Market Tuesdays

Vendors at the Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market set up on the Washington Street sidewalk next to Burnside Park. Pezza Farm, Farm Fresh & Co., Ellie’s Bakery Food trucks include Rocket Fine Street Food and Mijos Tacos. More details at Farm Fresh Rhode Island. 3pm to