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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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Hope Street Spring Block Party

(5.31) The Hope Street Spring Block Party returns this year with two stages of music, lively activities, food trucks, sidewalk sales, restaurant specials and the popular “Beers for Ballet” Beer Garden, featuring seven local breweries and benefiting Festival Ballet. New this year to the Spring

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Tom Sgouras At Woods-Gerry Ends Wednesday

(9.25) Only a few days left to check out “Remembered Landscapes” at the Woods-Gerry Gallery. The impact of these glowing oil on linen landscapes does not depend on knowing how “remembered” they are, but the fact that artist Tom Sgouras was losing his eyesight during

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Eric Barao Duo + Karma Rocket @Parlour

(9.19) A special heads-up for a cool night of music Thursday at the Parlour. (Yes, these musicians are personal friends of mine, but they also happen to be good — thank God.) Singer-songwriter Eric Barao — seen here playing with full band at the Red

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Summit Music Festival

(8.24) The Summit Neighborhood Association invites you to the 4th Annual Summit Music Festival this Saturday at Lippitt Memorial Park (north end of Hope Street). Featuring music by: The Stooges Brass Band (New Orleans) Marco Benevento (New York) Roz Raskin & the Rice Cakes (Providence

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‘The Haunted Palace’ At Rochambeau

(8.22) Head over to the Providence Community Library’s Rochambeau location for a free screening of the 1963 film, “The Haunted Palace,” starring Vincent Price, Lon Chaney Jr., and directed by Roger Corman. The film was inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward”

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Boulevard Summer Concert Series Kicks Off

The annual Blackstone Boulevard summer concert series — “In Concert With Nature” — held at the trolley hut kicks off today, Wednesday, June 19, with performances by the Classical High School Jazz Band and the Classical String Ensemble. More information about upcoming concerts at the

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RI Black Heritage Marks Historical Site

(6.8) The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society is hosting a community event Saturday at 15 Pratt Street to commemorate the state’s first neighborhood recreational/educational center for African Americans, the John Hope Settlement House at its original site. First known as the Crispus Attucks Association during

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Hope Street Block Party

(5.18) It’s been a challenging year for the merchants of Hope Street.  Pfizer viagra Construction, noise, and detours have disrupted the retail climate for business owners and customers alike, and they want to reward your patience with a bigger and better Spring Block Party .

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Free Eyesores At Rochambeau

(4.18) The Rochambeau Library will host Alec K. Redfearn and the Eyesores Thursday at 7pm. Shake off the winter blues with some stomping Gypsy rhythms, Appalachian dirges, Irish fiddles, Kraut rock and multi-layered percussion. Truly something for everyone. Free concert, 7pm, Thursday, April 18, Rochambeau

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Coral Bourgeois At Cade Tompkins

(3.2) A reception Saturday, March 2nd, from 6pm to 8pm, opens the new exhibit by artist Coral Bourgeois at Cade Tompkins Projects — Life Series: Focus on Hands 2013 — with an additional installation of 1400 black and white and decorative tiles surrounding the works. The

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Double Legacy At Cade Tompkins — RISD Faculty and Alums

Contemplate artists in pairs at “Double Legacy: RISD Masters · RISD Alumni” now through February 23rd at Cade Tompkins Projects. Cade Tompkins Projects is pleased to exhibit an extraordinary body of work created by RISD Faculty and Alumni whose symbiotic relationships have informed their respective

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Abbot Low Paintings At BankRI Pitman

Check out the new exhibit at the BankRI Gallery “Animal Fantasy: Paintings by Abbot Low” now through March 6. Low took classes at the Rhode Island School of Design, experimenting with sculpture, drawing and painting and had a particular fondness for drawing animals. He attended

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I Heart Providence (East Vs. West)

(2.5) What better way to show your love for your city than by pitting one neighborhood against the other in a steel cage, grudge match, food fight to the death! Head down to City Hall Tuesday for the 4th annual “I Heart Providence” celebration and

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New Owner For Clarke Flower Shop

Real estate developer and life-long Providence resident Peter M. Scotti has purchased the Clarke Flower Shops property at 398 Hope Street. An effort in 2011 by the former owner to raze the building and develop a new drive-through coffee shop was abandoned in the face

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Hope Street Holiday Stroll

(12.6) Hope Street will be blocked off today between Rochambeau and Sixth Streets for the holiday stroll and pub crawl. This year’s stroll will be HUGE! Musical trolley rides, hay ride, petting zoo, food trucks, fire jugglers, The Extraordinary Rendition Marching Band, tree and wreath

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