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These Days

Friday, April 20 — 420 Weed Day. We don’t know how Obama, Bush 43, or Clinton will be celebrating this afternoon, but we do know that these United States Presidents have tried marijuana — they just didn’t get caught and ruin their lives. Spend a

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Jobs With Justice Holiday Party

(12.21) This invitation comes from Kate Brock over at Ocean State Action to come hang out at the Jobs with Justice holiday gathering. Come meet other community and labor activists. This is NOT a fundraiser so come by and enjoy some food, drink and camaraderie.

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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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It’s History Lesson Time

I guess since it’s only half a block away I’ll be heading to Atwells now…  Although, as an Italian-American, I far prefer Saint Joseph’s Day, since it doesn’t have quite so many colonial overtones/thin ties to relevance.  I mean, not even getting into the very

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Good Friday Jukebox Time

The Catholic part of me never understood the “Good” part of Good Friday. Like, sure, one’s savior dying for one’s sins is ultimately a Good thing, but is that really the best adjective for the occasion? Depressing Friday or Really Important Friday sound so much

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Festival Ballet Providence’s NUTCRACKER

Attention all art lovers — please help support ‘Festival Ballet Providence’ by attending The Nutcracker this holiday season. As the economy continues to falter, it is more important than ever to support local non-profit arts organizations — especially those whose performers depend on audience support

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State House Tree Lighting Tonight

Okay, I admit it.  I’m a total sucker for Christmas stuff, and that goes for tree lightings.  And since all Rhode Islanders are invited to tonight’s at the State House, I’m posting a reminder here so that maybe my reluctant husband and I won’t be the only

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The folks at RIILE have a wry and witty song for you

RIILE, — which is certainly 100%, not-at-all racist, their leaders like to say — is lamenting the fabricated decrease in religious-right hegemony this holiday/shopping season. And the celebration of Kwanzaa and Ramadan, to boot:: MONTH BEFORE CHRISTMAS AMEN BROTHER Twas the month before Christmas When

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Daily Dose Holiday Party

  As I extricate myself from the clutches of this insomnia, I’ll leave you with one more post. We really appreciate the thousands (yes — actually thousands) of you who keep on reading our rantings and ravings, and we thought that the holiday season would