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Original Roger Williams Letter On Display

(3.19) Catch the third of five letters written in Roger Williams’ own hand at the Roger Williams National Memorial tomorrow night. RWMN staff collaborated with the RI Historical Society to connect visitors with history via five letters displayed over five months. In this letter, Rog

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Play Chess At 186 Carpenter

(3.10) Go outside and play! You may not have noticed, but your meteorological ankle bracelets have fallen away in the 45° sunshine. You are once again free to leave the house. Plus, the sun doesn’t set tonight until 6:46pm. Don’t wait for the weekend —


To Do At Children’s Museum

Got kids? The Children’s Museum of Providence has a week of special events planned. Monday 11:30am, 1pm, 2pm: Popular children’s singer and storyteller Keith Munslow Tuesday 11:30am, 1pm, 2pm: Hoopoe the mime (Chris Yerlig), silent comedy, eye-popping magic tricks, balloon wizardry Wednesday 10am to 4pm:

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AS220 Media Arts Open House

(2.3) Check out the new Media Arts Studio at AS220 — Green Screen Fun/Printshop/Fab Lab/Media Demos. The AS220 Media Arts program is expanding it’s footprint into Unit 206 of the Mercantile Block on Washington Street with expanded classroom space and two new computers for: Adobe


Week Of Events At Children’s Museum

(12.31) No credible sleddable snow? Xbox still a bit hacky? Head over to the Children’s Museum where they have events planned all week, including Rolie Polie Guacamole (shades of Squiggleman) with two shows on Tuesday, December 30th at 1pm and 2pm. This spirited trio [I

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What Cheer Holiday Party

(12.21) Head over to What Cheer Records and Vintage this Sunday for their 15th Annual Holiday Party. Food, drinks, sale, music! Performing holiday songs will be the one and only Emma Rome Corbin, and What Cheer’s Chris Daltry will play a few songs too. Sponsored

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Yard Sale At Aurora

(12.13) What Cheer Records and Vintage presents a special Holiday Rock ‘n’ Roll Yard Sale this Saturday featuring records, vintage, and DIY handmade. The Aurora bar will be open. Santa will be there for Photos Visit the Complimentary Bagel Bar Free Gift Wrapping Holiday music


‘Don’t Play With Me’ Opens At MWM

Today at Machines With Magnets — Don’t Play With Me. Don’t Play With Me: A show about objects for children that aren’t for children What will you see? – Dolls of all types that aren’t for playing… – Paintings, screen prints, dioramas, drawings… – and


‘Holiday In Swingtime’ At Wilbury

The Wilbury Group and Chifferobe invite you to a fully immersive theatrical experience with a new holiday season spectacular — Holiday in Swingtime! Chifferobe’s ‘Holiday in Swingtime’ is a unique event that takes audiences away to to the good ol’ days. Through a collection of

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Small Business Saturday

(11.29) Remember to support all the cool independently owned bricks-and-mortar shops around town. We’ve got plenty. Lots of vintage shops on the East Side and West End and downtown. They will each have a stack of the new Guide to Providence Vintage with a map



(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


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,

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Matt The Knife At AS220

(10.18) Whether eating a light bulb is an illusion, a trick, or the latest fad for getting tungsten into your diet, I do not know. What I do know is that it makes for an oddly compelling performance. That satisfying crunch puts Cool Ranch Doritos

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular From A To Z

The annual Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular is up at the Roger Williams Park Zoo. The 2014 presentation, titled “Jack-O-Lanterns from A to Z,” will delight new and repeat visitors alike. Scenes filled with intricate pumpkin art will be arrayed in alphabetical order, with highlights from history and

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Free Rink Show — Low Anthem, Ravi Shavi

(9.19) End of summer bash with live music Friday evening at the skating rink downtown. The Columbus Cooperative and the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism present Low Anthem, Ravi Shavi, and the What Cheer Brigade. (Facebook page.) Also Trinity Beer Garden,