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Providence Youth Arts Collaborative: Roots & Rituals — Saturday

Come support and participate in a youth-planned, cross-organizational arts day: “Roots & Rituals: A Creative Day for Creative People.” Young people from the Providence Youth Arts Collaborative (AS220 Broad Street Studios, Community MusicWorks, the Carriage House, New Urban Arts, and Providence ¡CityArts! for Youth) have

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Hedwig Humanities Panel Continues

“When The Words Fail Us: Art and Trans Identities” To extend the conversation that started last weekend during previews of Perishable’s production of John Cameron Mitchell’s Hedwig and The Angry Inch, Perishable, in partnership with Rhode Island Council For the Humanities, The Rhode Island Foundation’s

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Africana Film Festival Starts Today

Starting today, filmmakers from Jamaica, Ghana, Cameroon and Cuba will arrive on Brown’s campus to discuss their films and life’s work with Providence audiences. The 2010 Africana Film Festival features a retrospective of work by The Black Audio Film Collective. John Akomfrah (Ghana/UK) and Lina

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Mangos With Chili Kicks Black Lavender Experience Tonight at Brown

The Black Lavender Experience kicks off with a Brown Pride Month convocation performance by Mangos with Chili. Founded in 2006 by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha and Ms. Cherry Galette, Mangos with Chili is a touring cabaret of queer and trans people-of-color performance artists, offering unforgettable performance

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Faggatron At The Dark Lady

Micah Jackson will be playing for the first time ever at the newish Faggatron party hosted bi-weekly at The Dark Lady (124 Snow St. for those who somehow haven’t made it down yet). I’m going to force Jackson to let me play a hype Lady Gaga

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Youth In Action Holds Election Night Pool Party

Do you want to watch while playing free pool and helping out Youth in Action, a great Providence youth organization? November 4 6-11PM Snooker’s Pool Lounge 145 Clifford St Providence, RI 02903 (401) 351-7665 Stop in for an hour, or less, or more. Bring friends,

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Buggin’ at Black Rep

The current production at Black Rep, Tracy Letts’ Bug is a great diversion from all of the election hoopla and economic woe in your face everyday. Who doesn’t want to divert their mind by mulling over bizarre/terrifying conspiracy theories and indulging in crack-adled delusions of organic, self-propagating big-brother bugs – but

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Your Daily Sound Session Roundup!

Lots going on tonight for Providence Sound Session. In fact, I’m worried to say anything about the Black Rep’s programming tonight because the joint is bananas every Wednesday. As I write this Marc Cary is tearing it up in the lounge at the Xxodus Café,

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Sound Session insider scoop – 2 of 6

If you missed the great shows at The Blackstone, Tazza, Firehouse 13 and Black Rep last night, it is not too late to start partying. Bachanal has only just begun! Tonight’s official Sound Session lineup at Black Rep includes local Reggae selectors Red Beard, Mardon

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What’s really happening tonight

Nothing but jams! Why? Micah Jackson plays Morgan Louis’ monthly in the Local 121 basement taproom. 10pm, $3 suggested and don’t forget NO Providence Is Burning this month (we want to go to Fool’s Ball). Anybody know if they are tearing these beautiful tickets? I certainly hope not!

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Mighty Crown tonight at Black Rep

Mighty Crown is the shit, sayeth XLR8R of the recent World Dancehall Clash:  … the main stage belonged to the now dominant soundclash team Mighty Crown, also known as the “Far East Rulers.” Mighty Crown is the only non-Jamaican soundsystem to have won a World Clash event