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Scürvy Dög Parking Lot Mega Show III

(8.6) Can’t have too many of these. This mid-summer Scürvy Dög Parking Lot Mega has a great lineup, starting with the Sugar Cones?! Don’t be late. Secret Defiler (9:00pm) the Hammer Party (8:00pm) Black Helicopter (7:15pm) Vudu Sister (Electric Version) (6:30pm) Death Pesos (5:45pm) The Problem With Kids Today (5:00pm) Knickerbocker 5 (4:15pm) Ziggy Gnardust […]

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Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel — The End Of An Era

The Providence music scene is taking another hit (WBRU, Aurora) and this one really hurts. Downtown Providence has had a Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel somewhere since 1975. There was a brief hiatus between Numbers I (the Conrad Building) and II (the Peerless Building) during which Rich Lupo indulged in some serious Scrabbling. He even installed a

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Pub Quiz

(4.26) Pub Quiz Sunday at the Wild Colonial Tavern. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories may include current events, local stuff, Hubble, French literature, Silicon Valley, true crime. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always ends in a 12-question audio music category. The rules are explained as you

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Pub Quiz

(7.27) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories may include current events, local stuff, Apollo 11, cooking, French literature, human anatomy, 80’s television. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always ends in a 12-question audio music category.

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Happy 15th Anniversary Wild Colonial

(2.12) Wednesday all evening — Head down to 250 South Water Street and help celebrate the 15th anniversary of one of the best bars anywhere ever . . . the Wild Colonial Tavern. All proceeds will benefit the Olneyville Housing Corporation’s 25th anniversary celebration (coming up in May). The Olneyville Housing Corporation was founded in

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Pub Quiz

(8.11) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, the Transcendentalists, famous twins, Russian history, islands, gangster movies. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always ends in a 12-question audio music category.

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Pub Quiz

(7.14) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz tonight. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, the solar system, world cuisine, Kirk vs. Picard, Fitzgerald vs. Hemingway, the French Revolution. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always ends in

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