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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,

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Neighbor Days Block Party

(9.13) Party down and up. Head over to Luongo Square on Saturday for the Fourth Annual Neighbor Days Party. All proceeds will benefit the West Broadway Neighborhood Association (WBNA). The celebration spills in and around the E & O Tap and the Avery and up

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Foo Fest All Day

(8.9) Empire Street between Washington and Westminster will be closed to traffic Saturday so that AS220 can throw its annual Foo Fest with live music indoors and outdoors, food trucks, vendors, and an Anarchist Book Fair. The Providence Phoenix has a comprehensive writeup. This year’s

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Foo Fest Volunteers Needed

Foo Fest organizers still need volunteers. Meet new interesting people and get in free. Go here for the Foo Fest 2014 Volunteer form. (Particular need for shifts after 7pm.) The music lineup as it stands now includes: Headliners Psychic TV, Alec K. Redfearn and the

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Gano Park Boat Launch

Get used to the sight of boat trailers cruising through Fox Point — the first public boat ramp in the city opened Monday. The new Gano Park Boat Launch has parking for vehicles with trailers as well as easy access for the canoes and kayaks.

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PVD Putt Putt At Dexter Field

The Phoenix sent its senior golf correspondent, Zach Green, to report on the grand opening of the new, temporary, mini-golf installation at Dexter Field, aka the Armory Parade Grounds — “At PVD Putt Putt: Chicken Wire, See-Saws, and Dragon-Birds.” Kudos to designer, and RISD grad,

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WaterFire

(7.12) Full 80-brazier lighting tonight. Tonight on the Music Stage at the corner of Steeple and Canal — Sidy Maiga. WaterFire guests are invited to stop by from 7:00PM – 11:30PM and listen to African rhythms featuring  local master percussionist and djembe player, Sidy Maiga and band

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Providence Fireworks Moved To Saturday

The Mayor has announced that the India Point Park concert and fireworks display will be held on Saturday, July 5th. The weather should be real nice by then. The R.I. Philharmonic Pops Orchestra kicks off its summer concert series with works by Grieg, Wagner, Beethoven

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Art, Music, Performance At MWM

(6.29) Machines With Magnets — Last chance to see an amazing installation ‘Strings in the Terrible Distance’ by Catherine Mary Hood as well as a music and sound performance with the Bosch Hurdy-Gurdy & other strings by Steve Jobe and the Bosch Ensemble featuring Christopher

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WaterFire

(6.28) Perfect weather for WaterFire. Tonight’s sponsor is the Unitarian Universalist Association, and while the music for the evening is a bit on the religulous side, a lot of it is good. (No baptisms without proof of tetanus shot.) Just after 9:00pm, members of the local

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Providence Flea Sundays

The Providence Flea is up and running with many vendors scheduled for this week. Food trucks include: Like No Udder Noble Knots Paco’s Tacos Mexican Mix Presto-Strango Coffee Truck Rocket Fine Street Food Vagabond: Globally Inspired Street Food (Vegetarian) Woody’s Lemonade cart 10am to 4pm,

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Terror Con

(6.8) Linda Blair, Butch Patrick, Dee Wallace, and Dee Snider are all in town this weekend for the Terror Con at the Rhode Island Convention Center, one of this week’s Providence Phoenix Editors’ Picks. Plus wrestlers (Kane, Charles Wright, Shelly Martinez) and world-famous cosplayers (Lee

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Movies On The Block: “The Breakfast Club”

(6.6) [Update: Due to the weather, the movie has been postponed to Friday, June 6th. See InDowncity. Ed.] Were you a zygote when “The Breakfast Club” hit theaters in 1985? No worries, you can catch it on the big screen in Providence this very evening,

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White Buffalo Backyard Market

(5.31) White Buffalo on Broadway is holding its backyard market Saturday featuring local vendors of vintage and handmade items. Jewelry, tees, toys and face painting by Holly Dottie. Vendors include: Ape & Bird, Seven Acre Toys, Reed McClaren, Manic Pixie T-shirt Girls Figs & Ginger,

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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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Music And Poetry At 186 Carpenter

(5.29) Music and poetry at 186 Carpenter Street with Lists leaving ((+/- LP release???)), Kate Schapira, Querent, S. Hollis Mickey, and Rabitthe. $5 donation suggested. Doors 7pm, show 8pm sharp, Thursday, May 29, 186 Carpenter Street, Facebook