Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Met, Buckethead @Machines With Magnets, Undertow Brass Band, Dada Koukou, Sax Machine @Nick-A-Nee’s, the Free Radicals @the Narrows, Louisiana Calling @Askew, Soapbox Saints, Eric and the Nothing, Jittery Jack and Amy Griffin, Man Made Hills @Union Station Brewery, Vudu Sister @AS220 Main Stage, Lookers, Spirit Ghost, Joy Boys @Myrtle, Torn Shorts Saturday […]

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Beaches Open Saturday

Surfs up. Memorial Day Weekend is the official kick-off of the summer beach season and the state beaches will be opening Saturday. This means that lifeguards will be on duty, the concessions stands will be open, restrooms will be available, and you will have to pay for parking. All state beaches, except for Scarborough South

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RISD Apparel Show — Friday At WFAC

Every spring, apparel design seniors debut a unified body of work in the department’s senior thesis show. Two showings — 5pm and again at 8pm — will feature students sharing the latest fashion emerging from RISD studios. This year the venue is the spacious WaterFire Arts Center. This year, seniors in Apparel Design will present

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Goodbye ‘Ella McCay’

I really want Helen’s to be real. The cast and crew of “Ella McCay” have completed filming in Providence. They leave a warehouse of good will in their wake, particularly Jamie Lee Curtis who took the time to recommend local favorites like Little Sister on Hope Street to her 5.8 million followers. In March one

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Week In Music

Monday — @Black Lace, Rear Window, YüF, Luci Dead Limb, Donna Parker Tuesday — @News Cafe, Cemetery Girl, Malicious Destruction of Property, Dogwalker, Razed @Nick-A-Nee’s, Marty and Friends, George Leonard @Mt. Pleasant Library, Leland Baker Quartet @Myrtle, Ryan Lee Crosby, Chris Monti Wednesday — @AS220 Main Stage, Film and Gender, Letters of Marque, Vertigo, LeatherRax

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Banding Day!

Friday was banding day — something the young peregrines do not care for at all. It’s also pretty stressful for the parents which is why all the humans wear helmets. Once again, the good folks of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island (ASRI) — along with urban wildlife photographer, Peter Green — scaled the heights

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @PPAC, Kansas @AS220 Main Stage, Glorious Wounds, Throw, Vicious Ritual, Unhinged, Latch @Fête Lounge, Anna Morgan and Hypho @Nick-A-Nee’s, the Accidental Allstars @AS220 Black Box, Farrah Faucet, Gyna Bootleg, Brolapse, Plié, Better Flesh @Alchemy, John Fox, Johnnie G and the Royalty, Bayside High, Cruel Miracle @Askew, Chris Trapper @the Narrows, Chris Smither, Peter

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Peregrine Update

Don’t forget to check in on the nesting box; these young peregrines (eyases) grow fast. In fact, they are now starting to crowd out the parents. From Saturday’s ASRI update: The eyases are continuously brooded for only around the first 10 days of life. Then, the eyases will huddle together until their adult feathers come

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SCLT Rare Plant Sale

(5.19) Time to get planting. The Southside Community Land Trust will be holding its 32nd annual Rare & Unusual Plant Sale this weekend. And it’s not just vegetables. Your eyes will be bigger than your yard when you see the variety of fruit, herbs, edible flowers, perennials, natives, and ornamentals for sale. And there really

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Cello Fest

(5.18) You have two opportunities for attending the PVD Cello Fest coming up: An evening of performances on Friday night at the Mathewson Street Church; and a day of events on Saturday at the Providence Public Library. 7pm, Friday, May 17, 134 Mathewson Street. Cello Fest Kicks off with an exciting evening of multi-genre cellos!

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Week In Music

Tuesday — @Nick-A-Nee’s, Marty Ballou and Friends, George Leonard @Myrtle, Matt Kowalski Trio Wednesday — @AS220 Main Stage, Cinema Stare, Plastyc Peachez @Nick-A-Nee’s, Four Bridges Thursday — @the Met, Angelo Moore (Fishbone), Neutral Nation, NB Rude Boys @the Narrows, Shemekia Copeland @Nick-A-Nee’s, Josh Grabert and Friends @Alchemy, Destroy Create, What Lies Below, Loudsounds, Orange Peaks,

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‘Secret Mall Apartment’ Should Premiere At The Mall

This just has to happen. The documentary “Secret Mall Apartment” was a hit at the SXSW Festival and now has $10 million and actor Jesse Eisenberg attached to the project. He and director Jeremy Workman are wildly enthusiastic about this idea. One sticking point? Artist Michael Townsend, the subject of the film, was banned permanently

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The Steel Yard Loves Mom

It’s not too late to get your mom what she really wants: welding lessons. Today’s workshop is sold out but there are more coming up. Future workshops include: exploring the clay surface; handbuilt lamps; ready set throw (ceramics); kinetic yard art; and more. Or sign up for one of these courses yourself; learn blacksmithing and

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Frank & Laurie’s Now Open

Locals rejoiced when the paper finally came off the windows at Frank & Laurie’s, a new neighborhood spot for breakfast and lunch. Owners Eric Brown and wife Sarah Watts had already established a following at Thick Neck in the Dean Hotel, so anticipation and curiosity was high. Eric grew up in Wakefield, Massachusetts, near his

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