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‘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)


Full WaterFire

(5.23) First this PSA: If you don’t absolutely have to drive around the Brown University area today then stay away. This weekend is Brown commencement with related activities all day. Add to that all the lost and frustrated out-of-towners driving rental trucks for the first

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Cinco De Mayo Block Party

(5.2) What Cheer Records and Vintage presents the Providence Rock and Roll Yard Sale in and around Grants Block on Westminster Street this Saturday — all part of the Cinco de Mayo celebration. RI Monthly has the details at ‘Six Reasons You Should Go to

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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