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Party Hard: Punk Rock 101 @ Rock ‘n Roll High School

Something new has been earmarked onto Rock ‘n Roll High School, Club Hell’s long-running Friday party dedicated to 70’s and 80’s rock, metal, britpop and everything else night. Punk Rock 101, which runs from 9 ’til the RnRHS thing kicks off at 11, is deejayed

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Live Tonight: Killing Pablo

Tonight at the newly moved/refurbished/expanded/way better Blackstone, Killing Pablo, The Propellors, and Shawn Waters and Groupthink find lots of ways to rock; gently, noisy, and with growling. Hit these links, have a listen and come on down for some r.o.c.k. The Blackstone, Pawtucket but closer

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Some smart reporting

In the Phoenix, of course: Ian has this story, dispelling the notion that Rhode Island has an abnormally high number of state employees. Yet when viewed in proportion to our population, the number of state workers in Rhode Island is the smallest among the six

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Frank Ferri Running For State Rep.

Matt at RIFuture has a post on the race to fill the vacancy in House district 22 in Warwick. Progressive Frank Ferri is running in the Democratic Primary, and deserves the left’s active support. Progressives have already united around Ferri’s candidacy because he has great

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Freak Scene at Jerky’s

Formerly known as the club where fun goes to die, Jerky’s has been transformed on Thursdays into Freak Scene, a booze-fueled party with DJs Handsome Pete, Drunk Jorge and Mick Scars bringing you Ministry, Aldo Nova and Danzig’s cover of “Cat People”. Scared. Jerky’s, Downtown,

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Save the world!

Maybe, a little bit anyway. Help Environment Rhode Island by signing this petition to urge Congress to enact strong legislation to reduce global warming.

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Local Brilliance: The Brother Kite

There’s something about Providence where guitar-pop bands are often ignored and criminally overlooked. The Brother Kite most definitely suffers from this cold-shoulderism, and it’s a shame, because they are the most strikingly beautiful guitar band that Providence has ever known.

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Out And About Tonight

Spanish Dancer with guest djs Red Foxx and Emarce at Medium Studios for S.W.E.A.T @ Aha! Night in New Bedford, 7pm, Free The ‘Mericans at Nick-A-Nees 9-12, also free Hipstermania at POP! w/ spellcheck-impaired DJ Morgan Louis and special guests Certified Bananas Club Energy, Downtown,

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Your Friendly Craigslist Roundup

We scour the Craigslists so that you don’t have to. Actually you probably still will, but whatever. It’s slow today. Trust me, they will laugh File this under What The Fuck? Self explanatory and definitely NSFW The answer: Nobody

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The Art Of The Pitch

In a perfect world, Bob Odenkirk would be responsible for everything that was on tv, all movies that are made, and the universe would elect him President of Comedy. That is all.

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Local Yokels: Sweatlodge Gets Sweaty

Like their name may imply, the music of Sweatlodge is a stormy, torrid, sweaty mess of a sound. With drums and guitars that sound like they’re spiraling around each other in a Wizard Of Oz-esque hurricane, detuned strings and detached spoken word vocals and warblings,

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Good Morning Thursday!

Hey, Thursday morning, how are you? Doesn’t it seem like everytime I see you my head is banging and my lungs are sore from the pack of Parliaments I smoked last night? I hear you, Thursday morning, this is getting a little old. Hey Wednesday

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Two of NYT op-ed soldiers killed in Iraq

Two of the seven soldiers who wrote the bold NYT op-ed, “The Iraq War As We See it,” of three weeks ago, have been killed in Iraq. The piece began as such, and is largely in line with the opinions of the overwhelming majority of

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Bike Path? What Bike Path?

You might think a bike path started in 2004 would be easy navigate and safe to ride in 2007. Well, woh hoh my friend you’d be wrong. There have long been plans to build a bike path connecting Providence to the East Bay Bike path,

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Progressive Caffeine

Last spring I was delighted to learn that Starbucks would no longer be the only coffee house on Thayer Street. An independent establishment, Blue State Coffee, was on its way. I wasn’t sure about the name (a reference to Rhode Island’s official nickname perhaps?), so

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Barack to Bush: “There Is No Military Solution In Iraq, And There Never Was”

Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) will deliver a major policy speech today in Clinton, Iowa. Here is an excerpt of the speech. (HuffPo)