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Do It Again Avon

First it must be said that the star of last night’s show at the Avon had to be, the Avon. I don’t know how this whole thing came about, but this must be done again, and often.  The size of the stage is a limiting

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Low Anthem On Thayer Street — Tickets Still Available

Don’t forget the special event (they are calling it Strats-on-Avon) Thursday night at the Avon Cinema. The Low Anthem will headline with Death Vessel and Brown Bird in support. (I could have sworn Annie had posted about this but I must have been hallucinating again.)

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Scrabble Wednesday

Wednesday is Scrabble night at Blue State Coffee. There are two boards and one dictionary on site (as well as Uno and dominos and chess — play whatever you want) but bring your own board if you’ve got one. You will also need paper and

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Perky Coeds Welcome

Don’t forget the tile bag, sweetie. Wednesday is Scrabble night at Blue State Coffee. There are two boards and one dictionary on site (as well as Uno and dominos and chess — play whatever you want) but bring your own board if you’ve got one.

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Have Brush, Will Travel

These are the gals responsible for that gigantic mural going up at the speed of light on Cushing Street, hired by CVS as part of an all-round sprucing up.  From left to right we have Christina Graham (RISD ’11) and RISD grads Annabeth Marks and

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Play Scrabble

Casual players (who enjoy winning) are invited to Blue State Coffee on Thayer Street for Scrabble Wednesdays. People start showing up after 6pm. Bring a board if you’ve got one and definitely bring paper and a writing implement. Snacks, tea and coffee drinks can be

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New On Thayer

This is where that bead place used to be. I guess the name says it all. It’s nice to see a local independent retailer open up among the usual category killers.  Speaking of killers, also up and running is Shark the sushi/hibachi grill place with

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Vigilante Annie

I’m not really a vigilante. Life’s too short, and the police can generally handle this stuff on their own. But I’m hurty and limpy and had to walk super far on Thayer tonight because some jerk ignored a very visible motorcycle-only parking sign, and this

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Avon! The Story of Avon

Okay, that doesn’t quite make any sense, but what I want is for people to make time to see the documentary ‘Anvil! The Story of Anvil’ showing now (but slated for a short run) at the Avon.  This is the (true) story of a heavy

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Fluid Transition

The Rhode Island Blood Center donor coach will be parked at Blue State Coffee on Thayer Street this afternoon. Head over and do something nice for a stranger. After donating you will be down a pint — all donors can enjoy a free brewed drink

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I Have Found My Medium

And it is microfoam. I have always been very creative… I just never had any talent*.  Maybe this is it. Seen here is an actual photograph of my first successful effort at latte art. (It’s actually incredibly primitive by the standards of the competitive latte

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Special Holiday Wishes

To my new friends over at BSC — Alex, Jim, Liz, Jesse, Roz, Kevin, Rob, Vic and even Doug who doesn’t even work there any more but can’t seem to stay away — happy holidays and thank you for your patience. (Hey Ari, drop in