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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Machines With Magnets, Bela’s Bartok, AdapterAdapter, Ghost Town Revival @the Met, Benjamin Booker, Last Good Tooth @the Spot, Mike Love, Resin Heads, Matt Carey @Fête, Losing September, Marianas, A Fathom Farewell, Awaken the Tide, Downfall, One With the Storm, Patient O @Firehouse 13,

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Roz And Rice Cakes At Library

(6.19) The latest installment of  the ‘Don’t Stop the Music!’ series at the main library downtown features Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes. Roz writes, friends! june 19, we will be celebrating the release of our new single “close encounter” at the historic providence public

peregrine box

Where’d Everybody Go?

Down to the last chick. C’mon little fella, get going. Those pigeons aren’t going to kill themselves. Love what they’ve done with the place this year. The paint is ‘Guano’ from the Martha Stewart SuperNeutral collection. Floor covering is ‘Feathers ‘n’ Bones’ from Target. Check

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Armory Farmers Market Thursdays

The Armory Farmers Market takes place on Thursdays through October. Vendors include Little City Growers Coop/Humble Pie/Rocket Food Truck/Tricycle Ice Cream wagon/Salisbury Farm/Crispy Green Vegetables/Mijos Tacos/Sidewalk Ends Farm/Crooked Paw Canine Delicacies/Noble Knots/Green Leaf Farm 3:30pm to 7pm, Thursdays, Armory Market, Dexter Field, Parade Street at

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Movies On The Block — Pee Wee!

(6.18) Pretty much the perfect movie. Every single minute of ‘Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure’ is a feast. Co-written by Paul Reubens and Phil Hartman, this is 91 solid minutes of goofy joy — no padding. The cartoonish and childish character Pee Wee Herman goes on a

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Week In Music

Monday — @Psychic Readings, the Heads are Zeros, Tape Eater, I Eat Rocks, There is Nothing Wrong with Your Television Set @Firehouse 13, Jasmine Cain @Aurora, Hi Watts, Heaters, Moonwalks Tuesday — @AS220, the Really Heavy, Soapbox Opera, Jake Menendez and the Moonstones Wednesday — 

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Steel Yard ‘Fire Camp’

(6.14) The Steel Yard is holding its third annual Fire Camp today. This event will feature hands-on mold making, attendees will have a chance to purchase a sand mold, which can then be scratched into to create unique designs, patterns, or images. Customized scratch molds will

Providence Arts Festival

Urban Art Murals Downtown

If you do head downtown this weekend check out the large murals created by the urban art group The Avenue Concept. Working as a Creative Partner in the Providence International Arts Festival, it will bring the Washington Street Cultural Corridor to life with murals, art

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‘My Sky’ At the Children’s Museum

Head over to the Providence Children’s Museum for the opening reception of ‘My Sky’ a traveling exhibit produced by the Boston Children’s Museum in collaboration with the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and NASA. Gaze through a telescope to see stars and planets in their real-time positions

beta motel

Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, Math the Band the Band, Ask the Dead, Gertrude Atherton, Hurt Ensemble @Dusk, the Fever, Beta Motel, DJJR @Aurora, the Powers, Blankets, Work/Death, Alex Dupuis, Domestique, Taskmaster, Blevin Blectum @the Spot, Kingsley Flood, Cousin Earth @Psychic Readings, Weakwick, Yerri, New Bliss, Randy

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Wild Colonial Becomes Sabin Tavern

(6.13) From flash mob to freedom — the Gaspee Incident and the Birth of America! WaterFire Providence presents ‘The Gaspee Project,’ a celebration of the very first act of war against the British Crown. (Eat it Concord). There will be walking tours and open historic


‘One Providence Experience’ Downtown

(6.13) There a zillion things happening this weekend! The Columbus Cooperative and The Imaginary Company are mounting ‘One Providence Experience’ a free event as part of the Providence International Arts Festival with music by, Lee Fields & the Expressions/the Low Anthem/Gymshorts and the Kids/Medusah Black/Ravi

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‘Touch Of Evil’ At Movies On The Block

(6.11) Who booked this honeymoon?  Attention budding cineastes, do not arrive late for tonight’s installment of Movies on the Block, the 1958 Orson Welles thriller “Touch of Evil” with its famous 3.5 minute opening sequence, a much-discussed tracking shot in film geek circles. The NYT


Rock ‘N’ Roll Yard Sale At Library

(6.13) The Providence Public Library downtown will host a Rock ‘n’ Roll Yard Sale this Saturday courtesy of What Cheer Records and Vintage. Enjoy live music and dj while browsing the vendors’ tables. There will be Live Music by local greats Alec K. Redfearn &

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GQ Mag Proclaims Providence ‘Coolest City’

And this isn’t just another travel mag listicle. GQ Magazine has singled us out for particular mention in “News Flash! World’s Tiniest State Pops Out Coolest City!” The capital of Rhode Island has always punched above its weight in terms of smarts and creativity. But

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International Arts Festival This Weekend

An opening night party Thursday at the Biltmore kicks off this weekend’s Providence International Arts Festival produced by FirstWorks and the City of Providence. Seen here is Squonk Opera — Pneumatica which has three shows scheduled for Saturday on Kennedy Plaza. Figures and tentacles grow,