Beth Comery

Education and professional experience/science and the law. Likes metal.

Porchfest — East Side Saturday

Whether you walk, bike, drive, or scoot, get over to the East Side this Saturday afternoon for the inaugural Providence Porchfest, a free, family-friendly, one-day musical event celebrating the diversity of Providence through a day full of music. These minstrels have decided to let the audience do the wandering. Multiple music acts on multiple porches, …

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Own A Piece Of RI State House History

Rhode Island residents will soon be able to own a piece of the white Georgia marble that was originally destined for our beautiful State House. Farm Fresh RI will be hosting a one-of-a-kind event that celebrates history, art, and community with rescued pieces of this special marble: ‘Own a Piece of Rhode Island State House …

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Renaming Of Military Bases Now Underway

It is long past time to honor the heroes who gave their lives to preserve the Union. As the names of southern generals are finally being removed from military bases across the south, here are two recommendations for future consideration. Rhode Island native and active abolitionist, Colonel John S. Slocum, was mortally wounded in 1861, …

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RISD Senior Furniture Show — Woods Gerry Gallery

(5.23) The furniture show is always a favorite and this year does not disappoint. The variety is overwhelming and the rooms are packed. Materials include black locust, ash, maple, black walnut, fiberglass, and steel. The show remains up through Tuesday, May 23. “Gate to Lethe” — an exquisite room screen by Maggie Pei (BFA Furniture …

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SCLT Rare & Unusual Plant Sale

(5.21) Rain or shine. Head over to City Farm this Saturday and Sunday for Southside Community Land Trust‘s 31st annual Rare and Unusual Plant Sale. How rare and unusual? Well last year they had stinging nettle for sale and I’ve never seen that anywhere ever. Organizers want to help you up your gardening game: “You’ve …

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Butter Up Mom With A Little ‘Grease’

(5.17) Celebrate Mother’s Day watching the movie “Grease” on the big screen, and finally hearing the music through a decent sound system. This gem is celebrating its 45th anniversary, so that’s a couple of generations of mothers by now (particularly if you started getting busy in high school like Rizzo). There will be three screenings: …

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