Downtown

Don’t Forget: Mistle-Dose Party This Thursday

 Please join us as we celebrate the season, our friends, the spirit of giving, and more importantly our first three months online. Has it been that long? Seems like two. Rest assured there will be no local celebrities appearing at this party. And, as previously mentioned, this is a dress-to-impress type party so wear your …

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Cape Verdean recording studio brings its full roster to Tazza

I don’t have a ton of info on this showcase, but its a safe bet that it’s all gonna be pretty stellar. It seems like Southern New England may have taken all the venerable Cape Verdean artists that tiny Cabo Verde has to offer the world. Lucky for us that means Notera Studios is a …

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Wild Porcelain at Perishable

And if you can’t get enough of Black Rep’s affiliate artists, Stephen Baucher, of Workhorse Theatre Co has a new project in the second half of its two-week run at Perishable. Wild Porcelain is an absurd physical comedy. Spoken in Dutch, Spanish and English, the story takes audiences to the top of a mythical mountain …

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Black Rep’s newest work in progress is an Afro-Diasporic bricolage

If you didn’t catch Black Rep’s “Two Can Play,” you missed the first performance in a season of thought-provoking, heart-wrenching, sometimes even hilarious American stories. This weekend, on Friday and Saturday at 8pm for $5 and Sunday at 3pm for the people’s pay-what-you-can matinee, Donald King and Black Rep’s affiliate artist company premiere a workshop …

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Don’t sleep on us! Micah Jackson in the Local 121 Taproom tonight

Jackson and I are back in the habit tonight at the Taproom for our third of many lowdown DJ sets to come. To see the whole Taproom DJ schedule check out the Local 121 Myspace, graciously maintained by the lovely bartendress Lara (who typically joins us for our lil’ party). To get a taste of …

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Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Knows How to Party

The city’s most happening neighborhood association has its annual fundraiser on Friday: When: December 7th, 2007 @7pm until closing Where: Bravo Brasserie, 135 Empire Street, Providence RI What: $30 per ticket includes: • Free entry into door prize raffle • One complimentary glass of red/white wine or soda • Delicious festive fare • Fabulous entertainment …

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PB&JAMS Tonight with Micah Jackson at Local 121

As my good friend David said, you can’t really lose these days at Local 121. If its not Tim and friends on Wednesday, the unholy union of Certified Max and Morgan Louis on Fridays, or the British Invasion on Tuesdays, it must be Abstract Soul on Mondays or funkin Micah Jackson on Thursdays. This is …

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AS220 Community printshop open to public

Watch out! AS220’s community print shop is now open for the public to use! The print shop, located at 95 Mathewson Street #210 downtown in the Dreyfus Building offers affordable introductory classes is many forms of printmaking; including but not limited to: silkscreen, letterpress, intaglio, monoprinting and relief printing! People of all ages are encouraged …

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Gay Zombie and The Domestic Violence Grudge

You just can’t fuck with a title like Gay Zombie. I have to give it up for the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Their predilection for screening avant-queer-foreign and classic cinema is a b-movie lover’s dream. Hell yeah I’ll be there for the premiere of a ghost story about an apartment haunted by a drunk …

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Man do those travel agents love us

  Providence Business News informs us of Expedia’s praise for the Hotel Providence. PROVIDENCE – Hotel Providence has been ranked among the world’s 100 best hotels and resorts in the Expedia.com 2007 Insiders’ Select List. The list – developed each year by a method that combines overall value, traveler opinions and Expedia Hotel Expert input …

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“Super Upbeat Downtown Update”

Here are some excerpts from Dave Brussat’s most recent column for the Projo, about doings and expected additions downtown.  (Much of it following from a conversation with Cornish’s Ari Heckman.) • A fromagerie to be run by the owners of Farmstead Cheese, in Wayland Square, will open soon in the wine-tasting space at Eno Fine Wine and Spirits, on …

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