Hair

‘HairBrained’ Event — Hairwork Then And Now

(4.25) Aah, the mitigated joy of inheriting grandma’s Victorian hair jewelry. It can be quite beautiful, still . . .  hair. On Wednesday jeweler/historian Karen Bachmann and artist Nafis White will lead a discussion of how the practice of hairwork speaks across centuries and cultures in “HairBrained: Hair as holder of memory/artistic medium.” Master jeweler/historian

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HairBrained At The PPL Downtown

Long hair, crew cuts, braids, afros, fades, mohawks, dreads, facial hair, fake hair, weaves, perms, dyes, relaxers — shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen. Learn all about the cultural history of hair at HairBrained, the new exhibition at the Providence Public Library downtown. From Rapunzel to Angela Davis: it’s all here. This is an extensive survey

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Set Clocks Back One Hour

(11.5) The Daylight Saving debate rages on. Our New England neighbors have all been weighing the benefits of moving into the Atlantic Time Zone (effectively, daylight saving year-round).  State Rep. Blake Filippi (R-Block Island) has been spearheading the movement here in Rhode Island. In Massachusetts, a legislative panel spent months examining the pros and cons

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Relive The Glory Of Spinal Tap At The Parlour

(11.1) Get your bum cakes down to the Parlour Saturday for their 2nd birthday bash and the music of Spinal Tap courtesy of the ‘Mericans who have been practicing like crazy. Eardrums will bleed and that fake Marshall stack will make it look even louder. Openers include Teazer (hair metal tribute who will be spending

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