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PrideFest And Illuminated Night Parade

(6.17) The main Pride Rhode Island events of interest to locals this weekend are the PrideFest on South Water Street during the day on Saturday, and the Illuminated Night Parade that winds through downtown Providence later that evening. PrideFest from noon to 7pm combines over 200 businesses, organizations, food trucks, a Kid’s Zone, arts, Youth …

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Creature Double Feature — MotB

(9.29) The last picture show of the season and it’s a great bill. Two horror classics are on tap for Creature Double Feature: ‘The Wolfman’ and ‘The Bride of Frankenstein.’ I’m a huge Claude Rains fan, but I’ve never cared much for the wolfman oeuvre. The transformation scenes never work for me. Frankenstein monsters, on …

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Pawtucky Derby — Headmaster No. 5 Release Party

(5.4) Man of letters Matthew Lawrence will host the Pawtucky Derby a.k.a. “Headmaster No. 5 Release Party” this Saturday at Machines With Magnets. Mint juleps at 9pm with dancing to follow. Pony race at midnight. Headmaster is the biannual print magazine for the sophisticated man-lover who appreciates smart writing and thought-provoking art. Headmaster is dedicated …

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Meet The Author “A Passion To Preserve” At Athenaeum

(10.12) As part of the 2012 Providence Preservation Society symposium, “Not Always Pretty: Behind the Façade of Historic Preservation in Providence” the Providence Athenaeum will host Will Fellows author of “A Passion To Preserve: Gay Men as Keepers of the Culture.” The important role of gay men in the Historic Preservation movement has long been an …

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Tobin Gives His Marching Orders, Ray’s Not Gay, And Other Civil Union Happenings

This is just one of those only-in-RI articles:  The church gives its marching orders; the Projo decides that the sexual orientation of gay marriage supporters should be appended to their statements (and defines said orientations by their opposites).  And MERI was forced to come out against the civil union bill because of its extreme exemption …

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