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Craftopia This Sunday

Rhody Craft is throwing another Craftopia where you can buy locally made and unique items. (Rhody Craft is now located at 780 Hope Street although the Craftopia will be held at Hope Artiste Village as usual.) Start your holiday shopping at Craftopia! As always, we

mary bergstein/proust

Proustfest At Dean Hotel — Author Talk

(11.14) Sorry, late on this. The Dean Hotel, in collaboration with the Providence Athenaeum, presents PROUSTFEST 2014! Professor Mary Bergstein on her new book: In Looking Back One Learns to See: Marcel Proust and Photography. Bergstein has published widely on topics from Italian Renaissance sculpture

green dreams

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Fête Lounge, Awaken the Tide, Bloodline Theory, 6 Foot Silence, Western Massacre, From Ashes Reborn @AS220, Cocek! Brass Band, Milkbread, Trunk @Machines With Magnets, Brown Lasers, Old Man Lady Luck, Spelling, Dan McCarthy, Divey Saturday — @the Met, Deerhoof, Lightning Bolt, Priests @PPAC,

bridgham estate

Neighborhood Opposes Bridgham Estate Subdivision

The historic Bridgham Estate at the intersection of Blackstone Boulevard and Rochambeau Avenue is such a singular property that it has actually been difficult to sell. First listed four years ago at $12.5 million, the price has since dropped to a very reasonable $4.95 million,

dustin wong

Week In Music

Tuesday — @Psychic Readings, Igor Stravinsky, Nagual, Tim Rovinelli, Asha Tamarisa Wednesday — @Machines With Magnets, Dustin Wong (formerly Ponytail), Takako Minekawa, JP Falzone Band, House Red @the Met, the Mowglis, Satellites Fall, We Built the Moon @the Columbus Theatre, Mike Doughty Thursday — @AS220,

hutchings-votey organ

Massive Organ Recital At Brown

(11.9) This is the largest Hutchings-Votey organ in the world, weighing in at 25 tons with 3,355 wooden and metal pipes. The longest pipe is 32 feet long. Internationally acclaimed organist Douglas Cleveland will perform Bach, Whitlock, Yukl, and Briggs on the 1903 Hutchings-Votey pipe



(11.8) The final full lighting of the season will celebrate a WaterFire salute to the Veterans with special events and resources. The Salute to Veterans ceremony will begin at the Statehouse at 4:45 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. Banneker Industries helps to kick off the WaterFire lighting

the down & outs

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Machines With Magnets, Work/Death, Gordon Ashworth, Sakiko Mori, EDT @Lupo’s, Chris Webby @the Met, Bad Larry, Senior Discount, the Down and Outs @the Narrows, James Hunter Six, Jeremy Lyons @the Fatt Squirrel, BrianCook, JD Holiday, Ducky Hauke, Jodi Jolt and the Volt, Adapter

fine furnishings

Fine Furnishings Show This Weekend At Pawtucket Armory

Head over to the Pawtucket Armory for the Fine Furnishings Show. Work from this year’s exhibitors includes sculpture, woodworking, rugs, porch swings. $10, 4pm to 8pm, Friday, November 7/10am to 6pm, Saturday/10am to 5pm, Sunday/ Drill Hall, Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, 172 Exchange Street

farmers market

Wintertime Farmers Market At Hope Artiste

And yes there was a fire in the building last night but it appears to have been minor. The Saturday Wintertime Farmers Market has started up and runs to May 9. Local food in every season. The chickens are still laying eggs. The salad greens

Dumb & Dumber To

How Dumb Do They Think We Are

Shame on the Farrelly Brothers for using a stunt Haven Brothers. “Dumb and Dumber To” hits theaters next week, but if this is any indication of the quality of the production . . .

city hall

¡Un Solo Providence! — Elorza Elected Mayor

“The eyes of the nation were upon us and today the people of Providence have spoken. We’ve made history,” Elorza said. “But more importantly, we’ve set Providence on a path to a bright future. I feel privileged to have earned the trust of the people

knox hamilton

Week In Music

Monday — @Lupo’s, Dirty Heads, Rome, Knox Hamilton, the Rare Occasions Tuesday — @Psychic Readings, Vio/Miré, Stephen Steinbrink, Decent Lovers, Kevin Steinhauser Wednesday — @Fête Ballroom, the New Mastersounds, the Heard @the Spot, Earthcry, Desert Dwellers Thursday — @the Narrows, Glen David Andrews @Machines With

Bell Gallery

Set Clocks Back An Hour

Daylight saving time ends Sunday at 2am. Fun fact: US President Franklin D. Roosevelt instituted year-round DST in the United States, called “War Time” during World War II from February 9, 1942 to September 30, 1945. The change was implemented 40 days after the bombing

the viennagram

Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Columbus Theatre, the Viennagram, Ravi Shavi, Sugar Honey Iced Tea @Dusk, Wolvhammer, Mortals, Sin of Angels, Sire, Extinction Machine, Bog of the Infidel, King Diamond, more @Fatt Squirrel, Rebel Son Rise, Viking Jesus, Poppasquash, Sweet Release @AS220, Gun Boy, Erik Ruin and


RI Comic Con

(11.2) Pretty solid lineup for this weekend’s Rhode Island Comic Con: William Shatner (T.J. Hooker), Nichelle Nichols, George Takei. Walking Dead, Sons of Anarchy, and Star Wars are represented; meet Peter Mayhew. And Linda freaking Blair! Also a Who’s Who of artists and illustrators: Joe,