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‘Shmattes’ At Brown RISD Hillel

Jews are funny . . . who knew? “Shmattes” an exhibition that explores the issue of cultural Jewish identity through t-shirts is up now through September 28th. Certainly a great way to greet the incoming students, but locals are welcome as well. These t-shirts have


‘Brew At The Zoo’ — Grown-Ups Only

(9.6) And the zoo closes at noon — see below.* Sample over 100 craft beers from over 50 of the regions’ finest brewers at Rhode Island’s most popular outdoor venue. At this 21+ event, guests will also enjoy animal encounters and live music, and everyone


New Exhibitions At Providence Art Club

The Providence Art Club will open three new exhibitions with a reception on Sunday, September 7th, from 2pm to 4pm. The shows will include work by more than 20 artists and runs through September 26th. The shows will include the work of more than 20


‘Grounded’ At The Gamm

“Grounded,” the new one-woman play at the Gamm Theatre, examines how remotely-waged warfare may not be such a great idea vis-à-vis humanity, the soul, etc. The personal and the political are indistinguishable in American playwright George Brant’s gripping one-woman play about a hot-rod fighter pilot

artist: ian cozzens

Poster Show At MWM

(9.6) The National Poster Retrospecticus, a traveling show of more than 300 hand-printed posters from over 100 poster artists, will end its 2014 tour this Saturday at Machines With Magnets. Seen here: Ian Cozzens printed on French Paper. Artists include: Alison Nitkiewicz, Aled Thibodeau, Mimi


‘Safe Space’ Opens At AS220 Project Space

AS220 ‘In the Galleries’ for September includes ‘Safe Space: A Collaborative Drawing Project’ by Delia Kovac and Marissa Paternoster in the AS220 Project Space. And, yes, this is the same Marissa Paternoster who fronts the New Jersey power trio Screaming Females who blew the doors


Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, Pink Eye, Tender Lush, the Woods Colt, Sons of Providence @Lupo’s, Clutch, Lionize, American Sharks @Fatt Squirrel, Shore City, Budlong Connection, Midnight Heist @News Café, Elliot andthe Ghost @the Met, Zach Deputy @the Spot, Mattera, the Canyon Rays, Silver Dahli, Highway’s End

Providence Journal

Going, Going . . . The ProJo Circles The Drain

So let’s get this straight — Bob Kerr is out, but Patinkin stays? Apparently Mr. Kerr should have spent more time writing about his kids leaving wet towels on the floor. Word spread quickly this week that Providence Journal columnist Bob Kerr had been unceremoniously

Tristan Perich

Artist Talks At Bell Gallery

(9.5) Hear from the artists behind the new exhibit at Bell Gallery. Audible Spaces presents three sound installations that encourage participants to explore the subtleties of listening. Tristan Perich, Zarouhie Abdalian, and [The User] have each created immersive environments using seemingly uniform sounds that dissolve into tonal, tactile, and


‘Dazed & Confused’ MotB

(9.4) As the kids head back to school let’s remind them what they’re fighting for. This week’s Movies on the Block feature is the 1993 take on the last day of school — May 28th, 1976, to be exact — “Dazed and Confused,” directed by

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Night Visions #3 At Grant’s Block

(9.3) Head down to Grant’s Block Wednesday for PITCH, an evening of performance and experimental film presented by AS220′s NightVision Series. PITCH features new works by Planchette, Magical Approach — Ken Linehand and Brittany Gravely, and Glenna Van Nostrand and Willa Van Nostrand will debut

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Brown Farmers’ Market Wednesdays

New location opens September 3rd: The Brown University Farmers’ Market has moved to a more central location on campus. The market is now located on Manning Walk off Thayer Street between the SciLi (Sciences Library) and MacMillan Hall. Best guess of this week’s harvest calendar?


Week In Music

Tuesday — @Aurora, Yairms, Aihhia, Mother Tongue Wednesday — @the Spot, Turkuaz, Primate Fiasco @the Met, Brown Sabbath Thursday — @the Met, Grow, Poppasquash, Viking Jesus, Ships Have Sailed @Columbus Theatre, Dan Blakeslee, Tallahassee, Will Dailey @Burnside Music Series, Death Vessel, The Mansfield Hornets (Photo


‘LuLz Comedy Night’ Celebrates One Year At AS220

LuLz! Comedy Night is a comedy series hosted by local comedic connoisseur Randy Bush occurring the first Wednesday of the month. Featuring: Will Smalley Andrew Mayer Walker Mettling Video by Cyrus Leddy. $6, door 8:30pm, show 9pm, Wednesday, September 3, AS220, 115 Empire Street

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Epic Pope Fail

[Our senior 'Circles of Hell' correspondent is on vacation. I will try to handle some recent inquiries.] 1) What sort of person understands that it is wrong to throw litter on the ground but then stuffs it into the hollow of a tree? Do they


‘Dog Days’ Closing Party At AS220

(8.30) It’s the closing bash for “Dog Days,” AS220′s annual staff exhibition. Dance, comedy, music, and last chance to see the art. Islands, MonkeeHead, Betsy Miller & Gianna Rodriguez, Laurie Amat, Randy Bush, Rose Jermusyk, Chris Hampson, Rachel Lewallen MC Hoster: Michelle Mancone $5, 9pm,