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‘Action Speaks’ — Frommer’s Guide

(10.10) Action Speaks has decided this October to look at moments in 20th Century U.S. history where America’s greatest hopes and despair have been represented in our country’s collective imagination and construction. Our theme this year is Utopian/Dystopian, dates where traditional and idiosyncratic ideas for the transcendent meet the amplification of ‘everyday horrific’ in a

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Workshops At AS220

Coming up: Introduction to Offset Printing. Colorful ‘zines, single-page artists’ books, posters, and flyers can all be created in large quantities using the Printshop’s Offset Press. The first class will be spent in the Media Arts Lab using the Adobe Creative Suite to turn your ideas into formatted files ready for the press. Five weeks

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Halloween At AS220 Black Box

At 95 Empire Black Box Theater, a 16mm film screening of “Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages” (Benjamin Christensen, 1922 Sweden/Denmark) plus a live performance of heavy metal tuneage from Boston’s Magic Circle. Think Pagan Altar/Witchfinder General-style NWOBHM (that’s New Wave of British Heavy Metal for the uninitiated) doom, plus, you know . . . Black

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AS220 Open Studio Saturday

Come see what makes AS220 one of the most significant artists’ communities in the world! On Saturday from 3pm to 7pm, resident and tenant artists will open their studios to the public. Visit our downtown studios and meet painters, sculptors, printmakers, video artists, graphic designers, performance artists, jewelry makers, musicians, singers, dancers, poets, novelists, screenwriters, actors,

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Adrian Tomine: New York Drawings At AS220, October 3rd

Join AS220, Ada Books and Drawn & Quarterly for the Providence launch of “New York Drawings” with cartoonist Adrian Tomine.  This lavish, beautifully designed volume collects every cover, comic, and illustration that the acclaimed cartoonist as produced for The New Yorker to date, along with an assortment of other rare and uncollected illustrations and sketches

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