Pawtucket

3rd Annual Skate Deck Art Show — The Hive

One business that seems to have made a go of it in Hope Artiste Village is the Hive. Proprietor and tattoo artist, Kevin Bledsoe, has managed to kept things running even through those lonely pre-farmers days and the generally crappy economy. Also, the whole tattoo thing shows no signs of fading. Apparently Mr. Bledsoe does […]

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Education-Averse Pawtucket To Reconsider Sex Center

After Megan Andelloux attemped to open the Center For Sexual Pleasure and Health in Pawtucket — and after woman-hating URI professor Donna Hughes stuck her nosy nose in and tried to create a moral panic about it — the City of Pawtucket decided, strangely, to prevent the center’s opening because it was an educational center

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Live Music Thursday

Providence rockers Frequency Control start things off tonight at the Blackstone (where I doubt very much you can watch Project Runway on the televisions). These satisfying chunky metal riffs, speedy tempos, and the much-better-than-average growly vocals emerging from frontman Eric Barber (who does not look like he sounds) will all be available soon on their

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Tonight: Appeal Hearing For Pawtucket Sexual Health Center

Tonight at 6:30, sex educator Megan Andelloux is going before the Pawtucket zoning board to appeal the city’s September decision to prevent her from opening the Center For Sexual Pleasure and Health in downtown Pawtucket.  As you may remember, city zoning officer Ron Travers told Andelloux she couldn’t open the non-profit center in Pawtucket’s Grant

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Rhody Craft 100 At Hope Artiste Village

As if the Wintertime Farmers’ Market (11am to 2pm) and Hewtin’s Dogs Mobile weren’t reasons enough to head over to the Hope Artiste Village today — Rhody Craft 100, a new artists’ group, is also open every Saturday in November, December and January as well. “All of the products are 100% original, 100% handmade, 100%

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Kafe Lila — vegan, gluten free

For those of you looking for great vegan options, Kafe Lila is a locally-owned cafe in the Grant building on Main Street in Pawtucket. In addition to sandwiches — try the butternut squash — they have coffee, espresso, cold-brewed iced coffee, baked goods, homemade ice cream, and many vegetarian and vegan options on the menu

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Snow or Shine — Wintertime Farmers’ Market Today

Ohmigod, everyone STOP freaking out about snow. The farmers and food artisans of Rhode Island aren’t worried. About 30 of them will be at the Wintertime Farmers’ Market in Pawtucket selling an amazing variety of fruits, veggies, etc. Wintertime Farmers’ Market Saturday, 11am to 2pm Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket My girl Christie at Farm

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Pawtucket Named Top Art Town

  Pawtucket gets some credit for steping up its game, landing the number 9 slot in this month’s Art Calendar magazine: Hall said she was aware of Pawtucket’s reputation as an “artist-friendly” place, as well as being one of nine cities in Rhode Island that offer tax incentives to working artists. “There are only a

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Tonight: Cold War, ‘Mericans, SSG, Go-Go Power, Providence Is Burning…

 But not all in the same place, which would be incredible. And as a general disclaimer, I am in The Cold War, but I write about a lot of bands so whatever.  AS220  The Cold War, the ‘Mericans, Sunny Winter (NYC), Anthony Loffredio (from Barn Burning). 9pm, $6? Penalty Box  Six Star General, Chris Evil and the Taints, Suicide Bill, The

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Live Tonight: Jucifer, Lolita Black, more…

Tonight the good folks at Machines With Magnets are puttin’ on a show! Headlining it are out-of-towners Jucifer (pictured), a frantic, unhinged stoner power metal boy/girl duo who’s going to sound right at home along with Lolita Black, Suffering Bastard and Cutpurse. Check out Cutpurse’s “Ransom Remix” and get there early for them. Machines With

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