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Cathedral To Be Slave Trade Museum

(4.16) First an update on this formerly endangered property from the Providence Preservation Society (PPS). The iconic 1810 Cathedral of St. John, designed by Providence Architect John Holden Greene, was included on the PPS Most Endangered Properties List for seven years due to increasing maintenance

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Kate McKinnon At RIC

(4.21) This woman’s face is a marvel. Barely contained beneath the serenely gorgeous visage of SNL cast member Kate McKinnon lurks a lunatic rictus which can erupt in a flash, and just as quickly disappear. (Must have been useful/fun in high school.) There’s a great

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Geek Dinner

(4.15) We got your batch right here. The monthly Providence Geek dinner features Providence-based Batchbook which helps small businesses track their contacts. At the April Geek Dinner on Wednesday the 15th, Batchbook Founder & CEO Pamela O’Hara and Founding Member & VP of Strategy Keri

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Ajello Fundraiser At Ogie’s

(4.15) House Reps Edith Ajello (D-Providence) and Teresa Tanzi (D-South Kingstown) will be holding a joint fundraiser Wednesday evening at Ogie’s Trailer Park. This will follow two days of testimony before the House Judiciary Committee regarding proposed gun-control legislation (which they support). I think it’s

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Wheeler Clothing Sale Starts Thursday

The 67th annual Wheeler School Clothing and More Sale runs Thursday, April 16th, through Saturday, April 18th. Cash and checks accepted. clothing for men, women, children; accessories; books; toys; sporting goods; housewares Thursday, April 16, 10am to 8pm/Friday, noon to 8pm/Saturday, April 18, 10am to

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Week In Music

Tuesday — @AS220, Project Alice, All the Way Through, Zach Mayer, Foster Children Wednesday — @Columbus Theatre, Gregory Alan Isakov, Jolie Holland @Fête, Caroline Rose, Torn Shorts @Dusk, Freak Vibe, Buddy’s Boys, Feedback Psychosis, Meatbag @Firehouse 13, Cadaver Dogs, Sweet Release, Pom Pom @Aurora, Rule

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Rally For Gun Control At State House

(4.16) The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence will be holding a rally Thursday at the State House to bring attention to gun-control legislation being introduced this week. Hearings before the House Judiciary Committee are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday; opposing viewpoints can be expected.

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Lovecraft Tribute At Ladd Observatory

(4.12) A tribute to Providence horror writer H. P. Lovecraft will take place Sunday afternoon at 3pm. From ProJo, Historian and author Christian Henry Tobler will be master of ceremonies at the free event, which is held every year around the date of Lovecraft’s death

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Trout Fishing — Opening Day

And this is the place to be. Ocean State Tackle is staying open all day and all night long. The shop is normally open seven days from 5am to 9pm, but they will not be closing up tonight. From the Facebook page, Trout fishing Opening

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Lupo’s, Badfish, Shrub @AS220, (Salad Days Screening) Sweet Jesus, Big Mouth @the Met, Six Star General, Less Than A Felony, Joshua Cournoyer @the Spot, the Adam Ezra Group, Binger, Great Blue, Jenn Lombari @Firehouse 13, Cactus Attack, the Quahogs, Frankie Ranks and the

Robot Block Party

Robot Block Party

(4.11) Celebrate National Robotics Week this Saturday at the Robot Block Party co-sponsored by Rhode Students of the Future and Brown’s Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative. The event will feature more than 50 exhibits from universities, manufacturers, schools, youth groups, and other organizations. Providence Business News

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Athenaeum Salon — Enlightenment, Humanism, Diderot

(4.10) “Cultivating Collaboration: Live from the Archive,” part 5 – Gamm Theatre Artistic Director Tony Estrella on his research-in-progress into radical 18th century secular humanism; Enlightenment era salons; atheism, agnosticism, and the revolutionary publication of Denis Diderot’s Encyclopedie. The “Cultivating Collaboration: Live from the Archive”

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Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles On Wickenden

Happy hunting at Nostalgia Providence on Wickenden Street  — three floors of collectibles, antiques, furniture, and lots of vintage clothing and accessories. Proprietors Mike and Karen (Ren) Antonowicz opened the store a little over a year ago. Ren Antonowicz teaches fashion classes at Johnson &

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Week In Music

Tuesday — @Lupo’s, J. Cole @Dusk, Divers, Husband, Skyjelly, Spitehouse Wednesday — @Machines With Magnets, Public Speaking, Insect Factory, House Red, Wind & Ghosts @AS220, Shryne, Starship Shape, Pals, Christopher Donoyan @Psychic Readings, Secret Paper Moon, MPHIAT, Nine Swords, There is Nothing Wrong With Your

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We Endorse The Candy

But this whole religion thing is no longer serving humanity very well. Time for the Second Enlightenment! We know what causes thunder now. Science is so much more interesting than religion. Who would you rather sit next to at dinner — Neil DeGrasse Tyson or