peace

Golden Rule Arrives — India Point Park

(6.11) Show your support for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and thank the veterans devoted to spreading this message of peace. (That our former president once wondered, “If we have them, why can’t we use them?” reminds us that the threat of a blundering moron ending all life on earth is […]

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Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ At The Cable Car

Animation fans and WWII aviation buffs alike will be drawn to Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar-nominated film, “The Wind Rises” — his first feature directorial effort in five years. According to the Los Angeles Times the film has already stirred controversy back in Miyazaki’s native Japan. In stark contrast to Miyazaki’s fantasy-based animated family movies such as

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American Friends Service Committee Annual Dinner

The AFSC of South Eastern New England is the region’s foremost pro-peace group.  Their Annual Dinner is tomorrow, Sunday, night at the Community Church of Providence: AFSC-SENE is beginning the New Year with our annual dinner on Sunday, January 24th at 6p. We will gather at the Community Church of Providence (372 Lloyd Ave, Providence)

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Let’s Honor The Veterans

But let’s stop creating them. The BBC production ‘The Last Day of World War I’ features Joseph Persico whose book ‘Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour: Armistice Day, 1918, World War I and Its Violent Climax’ inspired the show. The armistice document had been signed well before that now-famous date and time, but because of

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Steady Bongo To Rock Providence (Twice)

Sierra Leone activist and musician Steady Bongo is in town. Besides having the best stage name ever, Mr. Bongo (pictured with dance lesson volunteers Maria and Sarah) can boast of a collaboration with 75% of The Killdevils, a local Americana and blues band consisting of ubiquitous keyboardist Jake Haller, drummer Matt McLaren (Alec K. Redfearn & The Eyesores),

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Candlelight Vigil for Mumbai Tonight

Lots of pretty lights have popped up around town for the holidays. Here’s another type: The India Association of Rhode Island is hosting a candlelight vigil tonight to share its solidarity with caring and concerned people and to express its outrage and sorrow on behalf of the victims in last week’s terrorist attacks in Mumbai.

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