(5.24) Sponsors this week include the Brown Alumni Association, Imagine Brown 250+, and one of those too-big banks trying to burnish its image. WaterFire creator Barnaby Evans is a Brown alum. On tap are firedancers Liz Knights and Andrew Lindsay from sunset to 10:30pm, Gargoyles
(5.18) Tonight at AS220 — La Gallera De Flores y Leche, aka The Fluxus Cockfight. This is the third part of the Fluxus Cabaret series. About 12 artists from diverse mediums will perform under the context of the ritual of sport, inspired by Latin-American cockfights.
The “Wonders of the Wurlitzer” series at PPAC starts Wednesday. People of all ages bring their brown-bagged lunches and listen to music performed by local organists who share their time and talent to keep a treasured tradition alive. Donations to the Annual Fund provide ongoing
Look, up in the sky . . . it’s a bird . . . it’s a plane . . . no, it’s a bird. The sole tenants of the so-called Superman building at 111 Westminster Street are the peregrine falcons. The Rhode Island Audubon Society
(5.11) Romp of Otters, or ROO, is the graduate school theater company founded this year for the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies at Brown University. It comprises the playwrights and performance studies doctoral students who study up the hill at Brown University, and the
New works up at the AS220 Galleries now through April 26th. AS220 Project Space, 93 Mathewson Street — Generations|8 Chapters Blooming: Collage and Ceramics by Meredith Stern The Reading Room, 93 Mathewson Street — The Paper Dolls Project: Jiyoung Chung, Jacqueline Frole, Holly Gaboriault, Francoise
(3.24) Founded in a one-room rental above the Providence Performing Arts Center in 1985 with a budget of $800, AS220 now owns three buildings in downtown Providence, representing an investment of $25 million. They now employ a staff of 60+ and are looked upon internationally as a
(3.23) Sunday, March 23rd, is the last day of the ice skating season at the downtown skating rink. Did you know that helmets are available for children free of charge in the skate rental office? Simply ask the attendant. . . . hats, gloves, gators
(3.14) Providence band Deer Tick headlines this Friday at Lupo’s. They then head out to tour the country, and beyond, in support of their latest album ‘Negativity.’ (Oy, they have two nights in Toronto — keep that mayor away from our boy.) It would appear
(3.4) Interested in learning more about AS220 Industries? Please join us for our monthly open house on Tuesday. Staff and members will be doing demos using the laser cutter, letterpress, and offset press, and will be available to answer your questions. This month we are
Forget the Lasik. Frames are now highly desirable fashion accessories and way too much fun to give up just so you can actually see things . . . all the time. Frankly, a low rez start to the day is not such a bad thing.
[Update: Another "Opening" is scheduled for Thursday night, February 20th. Yay! The snow did not stop some exceptionally hardy new media types from gathering last night, but without the refreshments and provisions it did not quite satisfy. So Thursday then!] New show opens Saturday at
Show your love with new stickers from AS220. Suggested uses: “Stick ‘em on your car, your bike, your board, your guitar, phone, laptop, door, window, trapper keeper, helmet, fridge, here, there, everywhere, anywhere!” Well . . . not anywhere. Available at The Bar at AS220
Another cool old building is getting a second act. The Providence Journal reports; The Providence Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday transferred ownership of the historic and vacant building, located just blocks from City Hall, to 100 Washington Street LLC, a private entity. Developers Dave Stem and
AS220 holds its January “In the Galleries” opening reception Saturday at three locations. (Show runs through January 25th.) AS220 Project Space (93 Mathewson Street) The Fantasy Worlds of Doug Nichols/New Sculptures by Doug Nichols The Reading Room — Top Draw: Selections from the Flat File
Betaspring, the Chestnut Street start-up accelerator, is now accepting applications for the Spring 2014 session which begins on March 17th. Twice a year, companies from around the country–and increasingly the world–come to Providence for Betaspring’s intensive 13-week accelerator. Our full-immersion program, which runs in Spring