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Fox Point Carnival

(8.9) Lots to do this weekend. The Our Lady of the Rosary Church Carnival runs August 7th through 9th. Fun for the entire family. Rides, games, food, and midway. OLR Carnival, Friday through Sunday, August 7, 8, 9, Traverse Street, Fox Point, (directions)

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Foo Fest — 12 Hour Block Party

(8.8) This is a special year for local Scrabble-playing arts and anarchy lovers: The three-letter word FOO has finally been added to the Official Tournament and Club Word List by the North American Scrabble Players of America! (Def: n pl. FOOS, a name for temporary

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Blacksmithing At RW National Memorial

(8.8) On Saturday experts from the Steel Yard will share their knowledge and passion for the old world craft of Blacksmithing at Roger Williams National Memorial. Forging a plow, a sword or just repairing a door hinge, blacksmithing is one of the most important skills


Full WaterFire — Willkommen

(8.1) WaterFire celebrates direct flights to Germany and Hep C awareness (you try and write that sentence). Gerbermuhle:  Biergarten Unter den Weiden in partnership with Trinity Brewhouse.   In a friendly salute to our new international air partner, Frankfurt, Germany (with non-stop flights on Condor Air

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Burnside Music Series

(7.23) Summery soundtrack for your beer swilling today at the Burnside Park Music Series. Hold on to your shorts kids, Swipely is bringing bouyant sounds to Burnside Park in the form of Calypso/Reggae fusion band Tropical Gems! After this week, we are starting to feel


Fringe Festival Starts

Aurora on Westminster Street will host a week of FringePVD, presented by the Wilbury Theatre Group in collaboration with URI Providence, featuring the Big Nazo Band, Chifferobe, Marc Kaplan, Hannah Thompson, and more. What is the Providence Fringe Festival? For starters, it’s open to anyone


Nick-A-Nee’s Asphalt Beach Party

(7.18) Rain may be a factor — don’t know what the contingency plan is. Just head over and find out because hanging around outside Nick-a-Nee’s with booze and music and dancing on a warm summer night is just the best. Hanging around inside Nick-a-Nee’s is

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WaterFire — Instagram Scavenger Hunt

(7.18) Rain or shine. There’s inclement weather in the forecast but a full-bore, 80 brazier, WaterFire will go on as planned. The event kicks off with a 100 person torch Ring of Fire surrounding the circle of braziers in Waterplace Basin, and the Social Media Team will


Burnside Music Series

(7.16) This week we celebrate small business and non-profits with Bellerophon, Noia, and DJ Larochelle. Facebook event page. Thanks to sponsor-participants Small Point Cafe, Craftland, Queen of Hearts and Modern Love, New Harvest Coffee & Spirits, EcoRI News, and to the Falun Dafa Association of

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Nice Weather For Duckpins

This place is a gas. Check out the Sunday ProJo for a piece (with great slideshow) about Breaktime Bowl and Bar in Pawtucket. This unlikely facility is on the third floor of Hope Artiste Village and features human pinsetters!  It was built nearly one hundred


Womanimation! Film Festival

(6.27) This Saturday, MergingArts Productions returns with their 7th festival of films made by women around the world. In between the festival’s 90-minute screenings, DJ Madame B will play soundscapes created by women around the world. $10, AS220’s Black Box Theatre, 95 Empire Street, shows


‘One Providence Experience’ Downtown

(6.13) There a zillion things happening this weekend! The Columbus Cooperative and The Imaginary Company are mounting ‘One Providence Experience’ a free event as part of the Providence International Arts Festival with music by, Lee Fields & the Expressions/the Low Anthem/Gymshorts and the Kids/Medusah Black/Ravi

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International Arts Festival This Weekend

An opening night party Thursday at the Biltmore kicks off this weekend’s Providence International Arts Festival produced by FirstWorks and the City of Providence. Seen here is Squonk Opera — Pneumatica which has three shows scheduled for Saturday on Kennedy Plaza. Figures and tentacles grow,


Providence Flea Starts

The Providence Flea on South Water Street starts its third season today. Featured vendors. Flea runs Sundays through September 17. 10am to 4pm, Sunday, June 7, 345 South Water Street, (directions)