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What Cheer Holiday Party

(12.21) Head over to What Cheer Records and Vintage this Sunday for their 15th Annual Holiday Party. Food, drinks, sale, music! Performing holiday songs will be the one and only Emma Rome Corbin, and What Cheer’s Chris Daltry will play a few songs too. Sponsored

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Yee Haw — ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ At Cable Car

(12.24) Ever seen this one in a real movie theater? Here’s your chance. Starting this Friday and running through Christmas eve, the Cable Car Cinema will be screening the 1946 Frank Capra classic “It’s a Wonderful Life.” New York Times reviewer Bosley “Bah Humbug” Crowther

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How Do You Say ‘Christmas Tree’ In Aramaic?

So we are back to the tree-lighting discussion (ProJo 11.28.12). Governor Chafee had hoped to avoid the whole mishegas by not having an official lighting ceremony, but nooooo, out came the usual suspects. For one, we have roused that cynical demagogue and “Devout Catholic” Bill

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“A John Waters Christmas” At Lupo’s

(11.30) Tickets still available for the John Waters Christmas Show this Friday. John Waters is to perform a night of holiday mischief with his critically acclaimed one-man show, A John Waters Christmas. Waters pokes fun at the holiday season with adult-appropriate humor, effectively “putting the

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Best Christmas-y Building

The Slade Building — or, Slade’s Building according to the PPS plaque at the door — at Washington and Eddy Streets was built in 1881. More details as they become available.

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Festive Fridays And Such

The latest East Side Monthly has a comprehensive list of the various seasonal retail events taking place on the East Side including Friday nights on Wickenden Street. As in the past, Wickenden Street businesses will be staying open every Friday until 8pm as part of

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One Week from Tomorrow – Urban Vintage Bazaar Comes to Providence

Saturday, November 5th 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm East Side, Providence Intersection of Brown & Waterman Streets at the Stephen Robert ’62 Student Center One large room at the heart of Brown University with twelve merchants selling nothing but vintage clothing, accessories, jewelry, books, art,

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Special Happy — Hilarious Holiday Show

(Note by PDD management.  We’ve seen this play, and it’s way more fun than the headline and synopsis make it sound.  Go.) (P.S. Wilbury Group, please keep posting stuff, but make it a little less Wilbury-y.) Play Synopsis — Special Happy, a new performance piece

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Providence Artist Offers “Special Happy” — Affordable Alternative For The Holiday

This December The Wilbury Group is proud to present Providence-based theatre artist Rebecca Noon’s Special Happy in a new performance space at Conley’s Wharf. It’s a birthday! It’s Christmas! It’s a party complete with all the trimmings! This holiday season, forgo the expensive “traditional” holiday

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Icicles And Bicycles

This informal invitation came through the transom and as far as I know it’s still on. From Emily of Recycle-a-Bike, Come with decorated bikes to ride the streets spreading holiday cheer! Meet at White Electric around 3:30 where we will soon after depart. Bring suggestions

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Metalocalypse Dethmas Special

Who would have thought that Dethklok would be the first out of the gate this season with a Christmas special? They will apparently be picking ‘Secret Santas’ and arguing about the Christmas tree. And it would appear that Toki’s mother is visiting from Norway, so

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Lite 105 Is (Already) Simply Having A Wonderful Christmastime

With just thirty-nine shopping days left, Lite Rock 105 has switched to its perennially grating all-Christmas format.  It’s thorn in the side of office workers and non-Christians everywhere, not to mention people that have ears and don’t like hearing sixty-eight different versions of Silent Night

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The Del Rubio Triplets

I’m hoping this will elevate the spirits and balance out the Ingmar Bergman/’Village of the Damned’ Christmas dirge provided by friend Matthew below.  This is ‘Winter Wonderland’ from ‘Pee-wee’s Christmas Special’. Notice the young Laurence (Larry) Fishburne as Cowboy Curtis.

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Tonight’s The Big Night

Because nothing says Christmas cheer like “somber-sounding Mormon couple from the far north of Minnesota,” Low released a new Christmas single a few weeks ago.  Here’s the video: I kind of love it, though I’m still out on the reggae-inspired B-Side, The Coming of Jah.

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In Cinemas This Week

Want to know what’s coming out at your favorite cineplex this weekend, without the hassle of visiting another site? Well friends, look no further! Here’s a preview of all of this week’s new releases. Milk Director: Gus Van Sant Starring: Sean Penn, James Franco, Josh