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The Steel Yard Gears Up For Fall Courses

The Steel Yard is firing up torches, building forges, and igniting kilns in preparation for the upcoming class season; and are happy to announce that registration is now open for the fall course season! This fall the Steel Yard is offering classes in blacksmithing, ceramics, foundry arts, jewelry, and welding. Students will be able to

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Darsombra At MWM

(8.9) On the bill tonight at Machines With Magnets — atmospheric psychodrone metal guitarist Darsombra. (Review of ‘Ecdysis’ from Aquarius), Low-end drones, mysterious field recordings, sitar, haunting melody… and crushing electric guitar heaviness . . . This 34 minute, six-track debut cd from Baltimore’s Brian Daniloski (a member of metal mongers Meatjack) is right up

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New Rules — Some Recycling Don’ts

Mommie was right. The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation has found that wire hangers and other scrap metal have proven too difficult (even dangerous) to handle at the recycling facility. While small scrap metal was accepted in the old program, it always presented serious problems, even in the old facility.  Wires, cables, and chains frequently

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Steel Yard — Camp Metalhead Applications/Open House

The application deadline for Camp Metalhead at the Steel Yard is June 11. Camp Metalhead is a . . . two-week intensive introduction to creative metal fabrication. Each morning offers a unique behind-the-scenes experience at a local manufacturing business or artist’s studio. The rest of the day is spent in the Steel Yard studio learning

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Surreal Doom And Sludge — Wednesday At AS220

Look at this line-up. Armageddon Records presents, Devastating duo Black Cobra comprises drummer Rafa Martinez (ex-16, ex-Acid King) and guitarist/vocalist Jason Landrian (ex-Cavity). Black Cobra catapulted themselves onto the scene in 2001 with their ravenous, upbeat and ultimately unique style of punk/hardcore-fueled sludge metal. “At their fastest, Zoroaster could pass for half-speed Motorhead. At their

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You’re Invited — Photo Lottery Awesomeness Abounds This September

The 5TH BIENNIAL PHOTO LOTTERY is fast approaching. For the first time in it’s history the show is up in the gallery and on display for the entire month of September. We invite you all to mix and mingle with other photographers, learn more about the ever expanding world of AS220 Photo. We cordially invite

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PCL Summer Concert Series With Olneyville Sound System

On Friday, July 29th local legends Olneyville Sound System will be playing a free show outdoors on the lawn of Knight Memorial Library on Elmwood Avenue as part of the 2011 Providence Community Library inaugural Summer Concert Series. “Ugly bass and skull splitting drums broken up by songs of corner prostitutes, foreign language radio, and

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‘Girls To The Front’ Book Event With Lolita Black Live

Providence Community Library presents an evening with author Sara Marcus for a reading and discussion of “Girls to the Front” this Wednesday, April 13th at 7pm at the Knight Library — plus a live set from LOLITA BLACK! “Sara Marcus’s Girls to the Front is not only a historical rockument of the revolutionary 90s counterculture

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Local Pols & Their Polls

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras comes out on top in a recent Brown University poll, with 52% of respondents giving him an “excellent” or “good” job approval rating.  Taveras edges out all other elected officials, even the unflappable Senator Reed, “making Taveras the most popular politician in Rhode Island by Brown’s methodology” according to WPRI’s Ted Nesi. Surely

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Weird World of Eerie Publications tonight at Rochambeau Library

TONIGHT – January 13th, 7pm at the Rochambeau Library (708 Hope Street in Providence), Providence Community Library will be hosting Mike Howlett, author of “The Weird World of Eerie Publications” (Feral House, 2010). “Eerie Publications’ horror magazines brought blood and bad taste to America’s newsstands from 1965 through 1975. Ultra-gory covers and bottom-of-the-barrel production values

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VOTE for Y4C Transportation 4 Education Grant

Currently transportation is not provided for 6,000 Providence high school students. Many must buy a $60 bus pass every month just to get to school. We at Y4C find this unreasonable. With this Pepsi Refresh grant we will partner with Next Generation Media to create a citywide public awareness campaign. Think we can get 6,000 people

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