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The Silks

Week In Music

Monday — @the Met, Shwayze, Cam Meekins, Carlton, Nikko Gray Tuesday — @AS220, the Big Sway, Filmstrip, Jake Wasson @the Met, Drive By Truckers, the Silks Wednesday — @Dusk, Dead Congregation, Mausoleum, Pissgrave, Churchburn @AS220, Days of Judgment, Justin Chase, Starship Shape @the Met, Aer,

public safety

Providence Police Corruption Under Buddy

You may need the police some day. Would you prefer that the officer responding had been hired and promoted on merit? Would honor and integrity be desirable attributes in a law enforcement officer? Then vote for Jorge Elorza. Today’s ProJo cover story “Buddy’s Boys” shows

By Your Side

RI International Horror Film Festival Starts

The RI International Horror Film Festival starts Monday and runs through Sunday, October 26th. Many events are scheduled in venues around Providence. Monday, Tuesday: free films, 3:30pm, Providence Public Library Thursday: “Thursday Night Spooktacular,” 7pm, Bell Street Chapel, 5 Bell Street Friday: 6:30pm, sci-fi double

girls rock!

Girls Rock! RI Turns Five At Aurora

(10.18) Head down to Aurora and help celebrate the 5th anniversary of Girls Rock! RI. (Girls Rock! Rhode Island is a volunteer-based non-profit that uses music creation and critical thinking to foster empowerment, collaborative relationships, and the development of healthy identities in girls and women.)

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Matt The Knife At AS220

(10.18) Whether eating a light bulb is an illusion, a trick, or the latest fad for getting tungsten into your diet, I do not know. What I do know is that it makes for an oddly compelling performance. That satisfying crunch puts Cool Ranch Doritos

S&W

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Machines With Magnets, Brighter Death Now, Deutsch Nepal, Raison D’Etre, the Vomit Arsonist, Bocksholm, Post Scriptvm, Nurture Abuse @the Met, Chelsy Lau Band, Bochek, Vanilla Function @News Café, Indian Twin @Firehouse 13, Eternal Khan, Sorrowseed, Leukorrhea, more @the Spot, Daddie Long Legs, Groove

last stack

Thank You Providence Phoenix

Thursdays just won’t be the same. It was always on my mental to-do list. If I wasn’t grabbing a copy at the market I could zip over to the nearby Fluff ‘n’ Fold. In nice weather I walk(ed) up to Thayer Street where there was

Bjork

Björk: Biophilia — Heavy On The Visuals

“Björk: Biophilia Live” starts Friday at the Cable Car. If the trailer and her hair are any indication this should be one trippy freakout. ‘Biophilia live’ is a concert film by nick fenton and peter strickland. Recorded live at björk’s show at london’s alexandra palace

Gangsta Graphite

Guitar Strings Qua Jewelry — Wear Your Music

Check it out, someone is still making jewelry in the Jewelry District. Artist Hannah Garrison solicits used guitar strings from noted guitarists and turns them into bracelets. Providence-based Wear Your Music also sells key chains, earrings, etc. Participating musicians include Brown alum Lisa Loeb, Les

the past

Brown Mayoral Debate Sold Out

(10.15) There may still be tickets available in the overflow area (?) for Wednesday’s mayoral debate at Brown, but the large auditorium of Salomon Center has been sold out. This could be interesting. [Additional Note: Good job, everyone. Read about the debate in ProJo 10.15.14.]

not about the buildings

The Bee Is Back At AS220

(10.17) Experience a lively evening of angst at the 6th annual ‘Not About the Buildings’ Spelling Bee. 36 spellers will take to the stage of AS220’s main performance space on Friday, October 17th, but only one will emerge as Providence’s spelling bee champion. There are

JackysWaterplace

Elorza Fundraiser At Jacky’s

(10.14) Channel your rage by getting Jorge Elorza elected Mayor of Providence! Head down to Jacky’s tonight for a fundraiser aimed at all income levels. Be a host for $100, a supporter for $50, or make an individual donation of $25. OR — pay your

Hard Nips

Week In Music

Tuesday — @Machines With Magnets, Work/Death, Father Murphy, Schleifer/Ruin, Sunk Heaven @Firehouse 13, Hobbs, Angel of Death, Solstice, Headrot, Bog of the Infidel @AS220, Twin Foxes, Bike Thief, BenDays, the Attending @Lupo’s, Method Man, Redman, B-Real, Berner, Mick Jenkins Wednesday — @AS220, Gymshorts, Whore Paint,

Pronk!

Pronk! At India Point/Wickenden

(10.13) Pronk! the Providence Honk Festival comes to Fox Point Monday, October 13th. Events kick off with a free concert in India Point Park featuring visiting bands from around the country as well as local favorites What Cheer? Brigade, Kickin’ Brass, and the Extraordinary Rendition

Forcefield

‘What Nerve’ At The RISD Museum

Don’t forget, no admission on Sundays. Up now through January 4th is “What Nerve: Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present” which . . . proposes an alternate history of figurative painting, sculpture, and vernacular image-making from 1960 to the present that has

columbus statue

Columbus Day — Go Bowling

This statue* of Christopher Columbus at Elmwood and Reservoir Avenues is clearly not pointing in the direction of Federal Hill a neighborhood to be avoided today for many reasons. (Try Lang’s Bowlarama.) For more about Columbus, head to your local bookstore and purchase the wildly