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Proustfest At Athenaeum

(11.13) Well you just can’t have too much Proust. Two salons this week at the Providence Athenaeum will help illuminate that thing that happened . . . and that other thing . . . nobody here has read Proust. Thursday, November 12 — Part 1:

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House Red Drops In On Chess Club

(11.10) Here’s a pair that beats a full house. Charming chess evangelist Jaime Lowe has invited the equally fetching Reba Mitchell (House Red) to sing songs for chess players and people with ears at the 186 Carpenter Street Chess Club Tuesday. (Facebook event page.) Come

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Week In Music

Tuesday — @the Columbus Theatre upstairs, Zombi, Pinkish Black @AS220, Valencourt, Shryne, Justin Marra, Survivors of the Kraken @Aurora, Frankie Cosmos, All Dogs, Hott Boyz Wednesday — @Aurora, Russian Tsarlag, Odwalla 88, James K, RRLEW, Rawl Linbry @the Met, Jonny Two Bags, Scott H. Biram,


Ladies Rock Camp Showcase At Aurora

(11.8) Do yourself a favor and head down to Aurora this evening for the Fall 2015 Ladies Rock Final Showcase. What is Ladies Rock Camp? Ladies Rock Camp is a weekend day camp in Providence that provides an opportunity for ladies 18+ to let loose for a long weekend


WaterFire Salute To Veterans

(11.7) Events start early for the WaterFire Salute to Veterans. This is a full lighting with eighty braziers. At 4:30 p.m. we’ll kick off the WaterFire lighting with a 150 Veteran Torch Procession and 300 Veteran Ring of Fire in Waterplace Basin. WaterFire Providence invites you

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Columbus Theatre, Cannibal Ramblers, Roz and the Rice Cakes, Tall Tall Trees @the Met, Civil Twilight, Knox Hamilton, We Are Astronauts @Dusk, Mrs. Skanotto, Senior Discount, Llama Tsunami, the Feel Goods @Machines With Magnets, Coke Weed, Pixels, String Builder @Firehouse 13, Ghost

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Revival III At The Columbus

(11.7) Fabulous lineup on tap at the Columbus Theatre Saturday night as they celebrate the third anniversary of the theater’s new life. Live music for miles! Kishi Bashi, the Low Anthem, the Huntress (debut performance), Screaming Females, Mitski, She Keeps Bees, Vudu Sister, and Last

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RI Comic Con All Weekend

[This just in! The Providence Journal reports that Carrie Fisher is a little under the weather and will not be coming to The Con this year. Bummer. BC] (11.8) Con planners and Convention Center management promise there will not be a repeat of last year’s

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Rafay Rashid Is On The Mend!

“How many fingers am I holding up?” The tip of Roger Williams’ outstretched hand may well have been the first thing Rafay Rashid saw as he slowly, painfully, came to, staring up at Prospect Terrace where only seconds before he had been cavorting with friends.

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‘What is Good Design?’ Athenaeum Salon

(11.6) Designer and design historian Matthew Bird will speak this Friday at the Athenaeum Salon on “Expanding a Point of View: What is Good Design?” We all know what is good, but each of us uses different factors to arrive at our decisions and opinions

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Bach Marathon At Manning Chapel

(11.7) Community MusicWorks presents Bach to the Future III — an all-night marathon of Bach and experimental Bach performance — this Friday night at Brown’s Manning Chapel. (Facebook event page.) Many of your favorite local musicians, not normally linked to Bach, will be taking part.

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Week In Music

Monday — @Firehouse 13, Edhochuli, Worst Days, Power Whores @Psychic Readings, Jjazz, Megabog, Iji, Doctor Baby, Z-Boys @Aurora, Battle Trance, Providence Research Ensemble, Ben Shaw & Earbugs Tuesday — @AS220, Glittr, Global Crash, Charlie @Aurora, Danielle Vogel, Joan Wyand, Seaspace Landscape, S Hollis Mickey Wednesday

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Street Art Festival At Fête

(11.1) The first-ever Providence Street Art Festival will be held today at Fête with 20 local artists competing for a $500 cash prize while revitalizing the Olneyville landscape. The only reminders of the city’s past are the remaining ruins of old factory and mill buildings.

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‘Brian Chippendale’ Doc At Cable Car

(11.1) This might be of special interest locally. A profile of Rhode Island musician (Lightning Bolt, Black Pus) and artist (screen print hanging in my bathroom) Brian Chippendale is one in a group of documentary shorts screening at 4pm Sunday at the Providence Art &

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Set Clocks Back One Hour — DST Ends

Daylight saving time ends tonight, the first Sunday in November, at 2am. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour. It’s the law! (The enforcement arm of the National Institute of Standards and Technology is a joke — no tanks, no drones.) So who

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Lovecraft College Hill Walking Tour

(10.31) Was this the Shunned House*? Or did Dr. Whipple live around the corner on North Court Street? Learn more Saturday on the Lovecraft College Hill Walking Tour. (Facebook event page.) H.P. Lovecraft (1890–1937) lived in Providence nearly his entire life. He was so devoted