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A Musical Tribute to David “Doc” St. Germain

On Sunday, July 24th, the first anniversary of his passing, friends of Dave’s from the Neighborhood Social Justice Committee have organized a musical extravaganza to raise funds to support the work of the Neighborhood Social Justice Committee which David founded at First Unitarian. Come celebrate

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New England Americana Festival — Saturday @ the 201

The New England Americana Festival Presents… this Saturday, October 30th, 7pm at the 201, 201 Westminster St, Downcity Providence This is an early show, starts at 7. For a mere $5, you may see the following fine acts: 7:15 Ian Fitzgerald 8:00 Jeff Conley 9:00

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Candlelight Vigil for Dave “Doc” St. Germain Wednesday 8pm

This Wednesday at 8 PM, a candlelight vigil will be held for Dave “Doc” St. Germain, who tragically took his own life this past Friday. Dave was a fierce fighter for social justice, and a beloved friend to many. Please join us in remembering him

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RIP Dave “DOC” St. Germain

As Pat Crowley blogged about it over on RIFuture, we have lost a dear friend and true fighter for social justice here in Rhode Island. Dave St. Germain, aka DOC, died yesterday. Duane Clinker, of the Open Table of Christ, shared this message with his

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Providence Bike Swap TODAY @ as220 12 pm-4 pm

Hey folks, it’s back and uglier than ever! The Providence Bike Swap, today @ as220! Bikes, accessories, parts, and things bicycle related for sale or swap. It’s like a yardsale for bike stuff! TODAY May 15th 12-4 Admission is free. Vending is free. Vendors please

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Dash Bicycle Shop One Year Anniversary Celebration Saturday

Saturday April 17th — come and celebrate Dash’s first anniversary! A full day of fun all over the city of Providence. 1pm ‘Here To Stay’ alley cat race starting at DASH. Come and ride all over Providence in our messenger style checkpoint race. Bag and

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10/20: Palestinian Eyewitness

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7PM in Wilson 102 (on the Main Green of Brown University), two extraordinary people will speak about their extensive experiences in Palestine: Anna Baltzer is a Columbia graduate, former Fulbright scholar, the granddaughter of Holocaust refugees and the author of

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Those Pesky Books

Welcome to the library. Say goodbye to the books. Here in Providence, we’re fighting just to keep our libraries open and accessible. At the Cushing Academy, however, the headmaster sees books as “… an outdated technology, like scrolls before books,” and has gotten rid of

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Providence Band Aid III: Benefit for Mark Elliott

Mark Elliott was diagnosed a few years ago with mutliple myeloma, a type of incurable blood/bone cancer. His medical bills and prescriptions are numerous, and due to recent changes in Medicare, he falls in the coverage “donut hole“. Paying for his lifesaving medications has become