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WaterFire Shows Solidarity For Pussy Riot

At the recent WaterFire lighting on August 18th WaterFire fire-tenders sported multi-colored balaclavas and stoked the fires while Pussy Riot’s latest single  Putin Lights Up the Fires played for the crowd. While WaterFire’s soundtrack traditionally features classical music, and opera this punk rock song was

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Children’s Reading Event

Providence Public Library 1st Floor – The Children’s Room 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903 Thursday, December 30, 2010 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. In celebration of the generous donation from Fidelity Investments, WaterFire welcomes Steve Kidd, Education Director & Resident Actor of the Sandra

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RISD And PC Voter Registration Drives This Week

This just came our way, through the Secretary of State’s Office: Secretary of State Ralph Mollis will give RISD and PC students a practical lesson in political science when the Secretary of State’s office visits their campuses later this week as part of a statewide

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WaterFire NYE 2009

WaterFire Providence would like you to see some photos from their New Year’s Eve 2009 Masquerade Party (held at the Old Stone Bank on S. Main, a beautiful building inside and out). The party celebrated not only the end of another brilliant year for WaterFire

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The Blackout Tonight

The Blackout 11.07.09 8pm-12am West Side Arts Gallery 645 Westminster Street The Blackout is a showcase of up-and-coming talents and brands poised to make a difference in their local communities and the world. A handful of graphic artists, fashion labels, musicians, DJs, aficionados and media

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What Cheer? And More!

What Cheer? is playing their last local show before they leave for thier Dirty South tour. Come taste a sweet, sweet, preview of what they’ll be carrying below the Mason-Dixon. Plus a tribute to Michael…? Plus punk bandz from Ohio and the sleezy stylings of

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Noise and Noisy Music

The Wham Five Diagnoses music series continues tonight at Firehouse 13. Last night was awesome and tonight should be awesome-er. Wham Five Diagnoses: The Music Series #2 Frieida Abtan Chrome Jackson (ex Arab on Radar, currently of Athletic Automaton) Fat Worm of Errorr Firehouse 13

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Celebrate the new Community Works Rhode Island!

Community Works Rhode Island (formerly Elmwood Foundation and Greater Elmwood Neighborhood Services) will host a public celebration to announce the completion of its recent merger.  The event will introduce Carrie Marsh as the first Executive Director of new organization.

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Happiness/Harmony Exhibition Opens Friday!

Join YES Gallery + Studio in celebrating Happiness/Harmony, spotlighting the work of award-winning Tokyo-based artist Kana Ito, only in the U.S. at YES Gallery + Studio. OPENING RECEPTION FRIDAY JANUARY 16th 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. nibbles & drinks

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Tweet, Tweet, Twitter

Great news everybody. Now you can follow the Daily Dose on Twitter. Yippee! Twitter is a great service for letting everyone you know what you are doing all the time (picking your nose, doing a bad job of explaining what micro-blogging is, getting puched in

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Diesel Pollution Revolution

A Day of Action highlighting work by activists and municipal leaders Saturday December 6th 11Am – 2PM Brown Center for Environmental Studies Urban Environmental Lab 135 Angell St. Providence, RI More than 100,000 Rhode Islanders suffer from asthma. Providence County ranks among the worst 6%