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Providence Art Windows

Providence Art Windows is pleased to announce the opening of nine new art installations in windows downtown. The opening is at Design With Reach, 210 Westminster Street, on Saturday, December 8th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. The installations are free, open to the public and

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Don’t sleep on us! Micah Jackson in the Local 121 Taproom tonight

Jackson and I are back in the habit tonight at the Taproom for our third of many lowdown DJ sets to come. To see the whole Taproom DJ schedule check out the Local 121 Myspace, graciously maintained by the lovely bartendress Lara (who typically joins

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Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Knows How to Party

The city’s most happening neighborhood association has its annual fundraiser on Friday: When: December 7th, 2007 @7pm until closing Where: Bravo Brasserie, 135 Empire Street, Providence RI What: $30 per ticket includes: • Free entry into door prize raffle • One complimentary glass of red/white

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PB&JAMS Tonight with Micah Jackson at Local 121

As my good friend David said, you can’t really lose these days at Local 121. If its not Tim and friends on Wednesday, the unholy union of Certified Max and Morgan Louis on Fridays, or the British Invasion on Tuesdays, it must be Abstract Soul

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AS220 Community printshop open to public

Watch out! AS220’s community print shop is now open for the public to use! The print shop, located at 95 Mathewson Street #210 downtown in the Dreyfus Building offers affordable introductory classes is many forms of printmaking; including but not limited to: silkscreen, letterpress, intaglio,

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Gay Zombie and The Domestic Violence Grudge

You just can’t fuck with a title like Gay Zombie. I have to give it up for the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Their predilection for screening avant-queer-foreign and classic cinema is a b-movie lover’s dream. Hell yeah I’ll be there for the premiere of

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Man do those travel agents love us

  Providence Business News informs us of Expedia’s praise for the Hotel Providence. PROVIDENCE – Hotel Providence has been ranked among the world’s 100 best hotels and resorts in the Expedia.com 2007 Insiders’ Select List. The list – developed each year by a method that

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Free Wurlitzer Concert at PPAC

If you’ve got nothing to do around noon today, stop by the PPAC for a free concert featuring the ancient wurlitzer organ. You get a comp. beverage that may or may not be booze. (Projo)

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“Super Upbeat Downtown Update”

Here are some excerpts from Dave Brussat’s most recent column for the Projo, about doings and expected additions downtown.  (Much of it following from a conversation with Cornish’s Ari Heckman.) • A fromagerie to be run by the owners of Farmstead Cheese, in Wayland Square, will open soon in