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Full WaterFire & Music and Dance

(8.13) An evening of live music and dancing is on tap at tonight’s full WaterFire lighting, but there will be plenty of entertainment prior to sunset, on three different stages starting at 6pm. The food and artist markets and the POC (Papitto Opportunity Connection) Community Village* will also be opening at 6pm. There’s a lot …

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220 Main Stage, Chuck Steak, L’Eclipse Nue, more @Askew, John Larson and the Silver Fields, the Dick Clarks @Alchemy, Ice Giant, Goreality, Murdoc, Summoning Hate, Exsanguination @Fête Ballroom, Snail Mail @Fête Lounge, Alcyone, Fires in the Distance, When the Deadbolt Breaks, Ancient Death @Union Station Brewery, Wicked Petty @Nick-A-Nee’s, Pat Halpin and the …

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Last Day To Register To Vote In Primaries — Sunday

Attention Providence residents: The deadline to register to vote in the September primaries is Sunday, August 14. The Providence Board of Canvassers has this handy chart: August 14 – Voter Registration Deadline for Primary August 23 – Mail Ballot Application Deadline for Primary August 24 – Early Voting Period for Primary September 12 – Early …

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Week In Music

Monday — @Ocean Mist, Wavves Tuesday — @Alchemy, Matmos, Jeff Carey, Tongue Depressor, Triangle Forest @Nick-A-Nee’s, Marty Ballou and Friends Wednesday — @Fête Lounge, Gymshorts, Bochek Thursday — @News Cafe, Castle Black, Heather Rose in Clover, Gamma Rage, Stone Nobles @Nick-A-Nee’s, Lisa Marie, John Juxo (Photo of Gymshorts)

RIIFF Starts

The Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), the largest public film festival in New England, kicks off Tuesday night at the Providence Showcase with a mix of shorts — live action, documentary, animation, color, drama, musical, comedy, Canada — and barrels along through Sunday, August 14, when a variety of films will be screened at …

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220 Main Stage, Hundreds of AU, Hawak, Amitié  @Nick-A-Nee’s, the Free Radicals @the Met, Frank White Experience @Union Station Brewery, Emmett Van Leer Quartet @the Strand, Yiyo Sarante @Dusk, Perennial Quest, Severed Boy, Face First, Graviton, Epicenter @Askew, Beauquet, the Neverends, Vertigo, Amanita Saturday — @the Parlour, Cherry Pit, Eliza and the Organix, …

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Steel Yard Resident Art At MWM

Machines With Magnets will be hosting the Steel Yard’s annual Resident Artist Exhibition, opening this Saturday with a reception from 6pm to 9pm. The curated exhibit will include twelve artist residents, all of whom have participated in the Steel Yard residency program over the past twelve months. The show runs through August 13th. Each piece …

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Gubernatorial Forum On Climate At RIC

(8.2) Where do Rhode Island’s candidates for governor stand on the state’s most pressing environmental issues? Head over to Rhode Island College this Tuesday for the Gubernatorial Forum on Environment and hear from the candidates about their plans for addressing climate change, creating green jobs, protecting our resources, and other environmental issues facing the Ocean …

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Week In Music

Tuesday — @Alchemy, Ruby Hatchet, Coma Hole, Gamma Rage @Nick-A-Nee’s, Julian Shore Trio @Bold Point Park, A Day to Remember, Beartooth, Bad Omen Wednesday — @News Cafe, Spray Allen, Sweet Babylon, Barry Larry Thursday — @AS220, Tossed Aside, Jivebomb @Nick-A-Nee’s, Gary Cummings and the G Men @the Parlour, Loud Neighbors, People Eating Plastic, StarBath @Alchemy, …

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220 Main Stage, Pons, Them Airs, People Eating Plastic, Amanita @Alchemy, Mortician, Churchburn, Desolate, Haxen @Union Station Brewery, Paranoid Android @Nick-A-Nee’s, the Accidental Allstars @Fête Lounge, SEV, Ahero, Simple Syrup, Be Careful, more @Dusk, the Callouts, Structure Sounds, the McGunks, Follow Thru Saturday — @the Met, Tragedy, Math the Band @News Cafe (2pm), …

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Week In Music

Tuesday — @Nick-A-Nee’s, Marty Ballou and Friends @the Parlour, metal night Wednesday — @Union Station Brewery, Soul Pocket Thursday — @AS220 Main Stage, Forager, Petite Garçon, Bed Bits @Nick-A-Nee’s, Otis Read @the Met, Neighbor @the Parlour, XpressO, Lush Honey, Space Junk is Forever @Bold Point Park, Mitski (Photo of Bed Bits)

Weekend In Music

Friday — @News Cafe, Brown Apples @AS220 Main Stage, Blacklist, Pop 1280, Fotocrime, Infinity Ring @the Strand, El Fantasma @Fête Lounge, Hemlok, Continuum, Aerolis @Columbus Theatre, Elf Power, ER Jurken, Imperial Knife @New Harvest Coffee, Chris Monti @Union Station Brewery, Salem Wolves @Nick-A-Nee’s, Birt and Harley Saturday — @Nick-A-Nee’s, Tanya McIntyre and the Professors @AS220 …

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‘Supply’ Community Art Mart At WFAC

(7.24) Beaches too crowded? Head over to the Valley neighborhood this Sunday for ‘Supply,’ a free outdoor community art mart created by the Anti-Robot Club and the WaterFire Arts Center. The marketplace features 30+ creatives selling art, clothing, vintage goods, ceramics, jewelry and more. Enjoy scratch-made Caribbean cuisine from Ja Patty, drinks from Trinity Brewhouse, …

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Week In Music

Monday — @Alchemy, Floral, Elaine the Singer, People Eating Plastic, Strip Mall Tuesday — @Dusk, Buried Electric, Ski Bunny, Obsidian State of Mind, Shawn Tuttle, Doug Brookfield, BeatCoViaMental @Nick-A-Nee’s, Marty Ballou and Friends Wednesday — @Union Station Brewery, Soul Pocket @Dusk, Vomit Dolls, Comfort Room, Hemingway, Vertigo Thursday — @Fête Lounge, Cave In, Author, Punisher …

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