Tim Blankenship

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Benefit Show for Autism Awareness

April is national autism awareness month. For the second year running The Groden Network is teaming up with the Parlour and some great local bands to raise money and rock out; they raised over $700 last year. If you’re looking to have some fun and support a great cause check it out at 9:00 p.m. …

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WaterFire Shows Solidarity For Pussy Riot

At the recent WaterFire lighting on August 18th WaterFire fire-tenders sported multi-colored balaclavas and stoked the fires while Pussy Riot’s latest single  Putin Lights Up the Fires played for the crowd. While WaterFire’s soundtrack traditionally features classical music, and opera this punk rock song was added to show support for the three members of the …

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Win tickets to The Kooks @ Lupo’s on Saturday 3/10

The Kooks are playing at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel and we have a pair of tickets to give away. The first person to tell us (in the comments) the first names of all the members in the band’s current line-up will win two tickets to Saturday’s show. Download their newest album Junk of the Heart on …

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Children’s Reading Event

Providence Public Library 1st Floor – The Children’s Room 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903 Thursday, December 30, 2010 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. In celebration of the generous donation from Fidelity Investments, WaterFire welcomes Steve Kidd, Education Director & Resident Actor of the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, to engage the audience with his reading of …

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RISD And PC Voter Registration Drives This Week

This just came our way, through the Secretary of State’s Office: Secretary of State Ralph Mollis will give RISD and PC students a practical lesson in political science when the Secretary of State’s office visits their campuses later this week as part of a statewide college voter registration drive. “Students who register to vote are more …

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WaterFire NYE 2009

[youtube]Apf2Dl46rcw[/youtube] WaterFire Providence would like you to see some photos from their New Year’s Eve 2009 Masquerade Party (held at the Old Stone Bank on S. Main, a beautiful building inside and out). The party celebrated not only the end of another brilliant year for WaterFire it kicked off their 15th year of public art …

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The Blackout Tonight

The Blackout 11.07.09 8pm-12am West Side Arts Gallery 645 Westminster Street The Blackout is a showcase of up-and-coming talents and brands poised to make a difference in their local communities and the world. A handful of graphic artists, fashion labels, musicians, DJs, aficionados and media outlets will gather for this very special night to celebrate …

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What Cheer? And More!

What Cheer? is playing their last local show before they leave for thier Dirty South tour. Come taste a sweet, sweet, preview of what they’ll be carrying below the Mason-Dixon. Plus a tribute to Michael…? Plus punk bandz from Ohio and the sleezy stylings of LLOVE and DJ 11:11 Paint it Pink Presents: Summer Shakedown …

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Noise and Noisy Music

The Wham Five Diagnoses music series continues tonight at Firehouse 13. Last night was awesome and tonight should be awesome-er. Wham Five Diagnoses: The Music Series #2 Frieida Abtan Chrome Jackson (ex Arab on Radar, currently of Athletic Automaton) Fat Worm of Errorr Firehouse 13 41 Central Street 10pmish $5 photo from: THIS/REALLY/HAPPENED/OK

Tweet, Tweet, Twitter

Great news everybody. Now you can follow the Daily Dose on Twitter. Yippee! Twitter is a great service for letting everyone you know what you are doing all the time (picking your nose, doing a bad job of explaining what micro-blogging is, getting puched in the stomach, et cetera, et cetera). Apparently Time magazine called …

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