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Falzone And Perez — Burnside Music Series

(7.17) Head downtown to the Trinity Brewhouse Beer Garden and settle in for some local musical talent. From Greater Kennedy Plaza, This upcoming week the Burnside Music Series will host a double bill starring two of Providence’s most brilliant and uncommon jewels. Kicking off this

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RIBHS Photo Exhibit Opens Thursday

The RI Historical Society will host an opening reception for “Many Faces: Photographs of Rhode Island African Americans” a photo exhibit presented by the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society. Exhibit runs through September. Seen here is a cabinet card photographed at Goodwin’s Studio in the

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Senate Dems Seek To Reclassify Broadband As Utility

And save Net Neutrality! The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently considering a proposal that could allow broadband providers to charge websites, applications, and services more for faster delivery times to consumers. This would only benefit the ISP’s like Cox, AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast and

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‘Night Of The Living Dead’ At Black Box

(7.15) See George Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead” as it was meant to be seen — in a black box.  Much like a generation-skipping trust, this 1968 horror classic “Pits the dead against the living in a struggle for survival!” Starring Duane Jones and

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Providence 48 Hour Film Project Screenings Start

The results of the recent Providence 48 Hour Film Project will be screened at Cinema World in Lincoln, Tuesday through Thursday. Filmmaking teams from throughout the Providence area successfully completed a weekend of filmmaking. Films were due on Sunday, July 13 and the last few

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Last Geek Dinner Of Summer — Wednesday

The last Geek Dinner of the summer will feature founder and CEO of VoltServer. Energy entrepreneur Stephen Eaves will tell the Voltserver story, demo their impressive PET server/receivers, and discuss the future of this ambitious startup. From the Facebook page, Over the past couple of

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Downtown Farmers Market Tuesdays

Vendors at the Tuesday Downtown Farmers Market set up on the Washington Street sidewalk next to Burnside Park. Pezza Farm, Farm Fresh & Co., Ellie’s Bakery Food trucks include Rocket Fine Street Food and Mijos Tacos. More details at Farm Fresh Rhode Island. 3pm to

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Week In Music

Monday — @PPAC, Queens of the Stone Age Tuesday — @AS220, Kestrels, Darklands, Adult Dude @the Met, Circa Survive, UME, Foreign Tongues @PPAC, Crosby, Stills and Nash Wednesday — @Lupo’s, Troy Ave, Lloyd Banks @Machines With Magnets, Divider, Good Lord, Mercy Ties @AS220, Thomas John

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WaterFire

(7.12) Full 80-brazier lighting tonight. Tonight on the Music Stage at the corner of Steeple and Canal — Sidy Maiga. WaterFire guests are invited to stop by from 7:00PM – 11:30PM and listen to African rhythms featuring  local master percussionist and djembe player, Sidy Maiga and band

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Firehouse 13, Brunt of It, Stuck Lucky, the Rudeness, Honest John, the Pity Whores @the Met, Dinosaur Jr, King Buzzo of the Melvins, Mary Halvorson @Dusk, Thee Blackbeats, Dangerous Charms, Evil Streaks @the Spot, the Alchemystics, Swift Technique, Strange Machines @AS220, Fucking Invincible,

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Providence Prohibition Party

(7.12) 13 Folds Magazine is hosting Providence’s 1st Hemp Festival with live music on indoor and outdoor stages. Also on the schedule are guest speakers, beer tastings and an EDM dance party. Mike Liberty & Dave Death from 13 Folds Radio will host. A portion

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Armory Farmers Market Thursdays

Thursday is the day for the Armory Park Farmers’ Market through October. Thank you Farm Fresh RI. Little City Growers Coop/Salisbury Farm/ Sidewalk Ends Farm Green Leaf/The Coffee Guy/Barden Family Orchard/Baffoni’s Poultry Farm/Hill Orchard and more Drop off your veggie scraps to be composted. You

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Steel Yard Cruise Night

(7.11) The Steel Yard will be holding its 9th Annual Cruise Night this Friday. Each year, this family friendly event has consistently grown larger, bringing classic car and motorcycle enthusiasts together from throughout the region in an old school rendezvous and show off. The 2014

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Reg Roundup — Marijuana Reform Update

Last month in his ‘New Rules’ segment on Real Time with Bill Maher, the host had some suggestions for the legalization pioneers in Colorado. (Video and text at Daily Kos.) Now that the people of Colorado have legalized pot for everybody — and not just

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Burnside Music Series And Beer Garden — Thursday

This Thursday the Burnside Music Series features the mellifluous boogie-woogie-folky-doo-wop of the Sugar Honey Iced Tea. Emily — mandolin, vocals, kazoo Ana — cello, banjo, drumosaur, vocals Laila — ukulele, vocals Kate — banjolele, vocals Grab a bite from a food truck, lounge on the

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Week In Music

Monday —@Dusk, Make-Overs, Neutrinos, Cactus Attack, Bad Motherfuckers Tuesday — @AS220, Cress, Appalachian Terror Unit, Dropdead @News Café, the Holophonics, Short-Handed Goal, Shore City @Fête Ballroom, Deltron 3030 f. Del the Funky Homosapien, Kid Koala, and Zumo Kollie Wednesday — @AS220, Aching Rivers, Detroit Rebellion,