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Silent Movie Screening And Book Signing At What Cheer

(6.15) Interesting event at What Cheer Antiques and Vintage:  Trav S. D., author of “Chain of Fools,” will screen two silent films — Harold Lloyd’s 1919 “Don’t Shove” and Buster Keaton’s 1923 “The Baloonatic” — leading a discussion and providing insights and context. I confess

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New Gourmet Heaven Off Thayer — Open 24/7

A new Gourmet Heaven location has opened on Meeting Street — right up from Thayer behind the Avon — you will no longer have to go all the way downtown to satisfy that 3am craving for mac ‘n’ cheese and gummy bears and cookies and

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Live In-Store At What Cheer Antiques

(4.6) Daphne Lee Martin will perform at What Cheer Antiques Saturday afternoon with special guest Daniel Chase. Dig Boston had this to say about her new cd “Moxie,” Moxie takes classic instrumentals—guitar riffs, banjo solos—and mixes them with very modernized (very electronic) sounds, like synthesizers

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Detroit Rebellion EP-Party At What Cheer

(3.9) What Cheer Antiques intends to start hosting in-store live music events starting this Saturday with Detroit Rebellion who will be releasing their new EP “Fork in the Road.” Detroit Rebellion is described at Louder Than War as . . . alternative dirty bluesy rock,

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‘Meet The Author’ Saturday At What Cheer

Head over to What Cheer Antiques and Vintage Saturday at noon for a special event. Jake Austen (RISD ’92) will be reading from his latest book “Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy from Slavery to Hip-Hop,” a survey of the uncomfortable but fascinating topic of African Americans

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What Cheer Celebration And Sale

(7.21) The Daltrys send along this invitation. They’re all settled in now with a brand new air conditioner and everything. What Cheer has Moved! We’re throwing a Party to Celebrate our new location at the corner of Thayer and Angell Streets in Providence above Chipotle,

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New Digs For What Cheer Antiques & Vintage

What if you threw a party and instead of hors d’oeuvres you started handing your guests crates of LP’s and 78’s and pointed to a steep flight of stairs? How long would that last? Well, apparently there are advantages to being . . . you

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257 Thayer Apartment Building — Discussion/Presentation

Two opportunities coming up next week to learn about the proposed Gilbane apartment building/student housing on Thayer Street. The College Hill Neighborhood Association has announced the following; 7pm, Monday, April 9th, Hope High School — PLANNING DEPARTMENT DISCUSSION ON GILBANE PROJECT Join Councilman Sam Zurier

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New Apartment Building For Thayer Street?

Head over to Greater City: Providence and join a discussion of Gilbane’s proposed apartment building facing on Thayer Street (between Euclid, Brooks and Meeting Streets). While obviously aimed at the Brown University population, the apartments will be available to the general public. The plan includes

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Knitters Meet At Blue State — Wednesdays

Knitters are invited to Blue State Coffee on Wednesdays at 6pm. This is an informal gathering of crafty people who share tips and know-how and get to work on their various projects in cordial surroundings. Coffee, tea, baked goods and more are all on sale

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National Coffee Day — It’s Good For You

Never had a cup of coffee? What better day to start your habit than on National Coffee Day. There are many wonderful coffee shops in Providence; for instance, one might drop by the Blue State Coffee Shop at Thayer and Cushing streets. Pictured here is

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Welcome Incoming Freshmen

The Providence Daily Dose welcomes the Brown class of 2014. You now stand proudly on the shoulders of S. J. Perelman and Lisa Loeb who could often be seen sharing a peperoni and sausage pizza at Nice Slice on Thayer Street. Chuck Colson and E.

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Meet Angel Taveras At Shark

And eat and drink and watch the black fin sharks swim about. Shark Bar & Grille will host a reception for Providence mayoral candidate Angel Taveras. Yes, this is a fundraiser — a donation of $25 is suggested. Running for public office is expensive and

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Readings/Book Signings Weds And Thurs

The Brown Bookstore has back-to-back reading and book signing events this evening and tomorrow afternoon. According to the bookstore website the event location is the bookstore window. Seems odd to put it that way, as if one might opt to view the spectacle from the

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Not Yet

The proprietors of the Fones Alley Pub aim to have the renovation/remodeling project completed soon and hope to reopen on March 25th. Don’t panic, the murals are still visible.

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Staff Art Show At Blue State Coffee

Check out the staff art show now on exhibit at Blue State Coffee on Thayer Street. These are witty and beautiful works in a variety of forms — tapestry, painting, sculpture, even needlepoint. Curated (and spackled) by Genevieve Hancock — who also created little, webby,