Performance

The Preserving Machine

Attention Dick fans, for an evening of expertly executed weirdness check out Saturday’s show — The Preserving Machine — at AS220. A multimedia performance based on the Philip K. Dick story of the same name… sheet music is transformed into animals in an effort to enable it to survive the coming dark ages… music/sound/projections by …

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Origami Poems Project At Rochambeau Library

Origami poems are actually a collection of one to five original poems which are “bound” in a “book” that requires one page of paper to make. This idea began as a class prompt given to a group of poets by Barbara Schweitzer. It was her idea of creating and spreading these books of poetry à …

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Poetry With Kate Schapira At Smith Hill Library, April 7th

Join us at Smith Hill Library on Wednesday, April 7th at 6pm, as Kate reads from her new book “Town” and Read and Rap Youth read from their upcoming poetry book! Kate Schapira is the author of TOWN (Factory School, Heretical Texts, 2010) and several chapbooks from Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, Cy Gist Press, …

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International Pillow Fight Day

Saturday, April 3rd is International Pillow Fight Day.  While I’m not 100% sure I buy the story that spontaneous pillow fights represent some rejection of our capitalist, consumerist culture, I can’t deny the coolness of massive pillow fights occurring simultaneously around the world. This year’s pillow fights will occur from Boston to Beirut. Even The New …

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Children’s Drawings Star In New Documentary

This post was submitted yesterday — not sure by whom, but it’s a good opportunity to mention the Southeast New England Film, Music, and Arts Festival, which runs from April 7-11. — PDD The images are crudely drawn: helicopters attacking villages. Armed troops burning homes and shooting children as planes roar through the sky. Bodies …

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Jerkus Circus Comes To Providence

Find true love at JERKUS CIRCUS this Saturday, March 20 at the AS220! Comedy, Burlesque, and Freaks! Voted best Neo Vaudeville by the Boston Phoenix in ’09. Produced, Created, and Hosted by the World Famous Steamy Bohemians.

Mary Bee CD Release Show Friday (Not Tomorrow)

Through a mistake on my website — it now says my CD release show is February 6th in the Phoenix. It is actually tonight at Tazza at 9pm. We’re gonna have a lot of fun, with Roz Raskin, Anjel and Amber Newman, WHO DEM??!!, the amazing BSS Dance Troupe, Mentalist William Brierly, a Local Fashion …

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Back To The Bank With Patty Hearst

Attention creative types. Submissions and applications are being accepted for participation in this really cool. . . thing. ‘System of Meaning’ (who brought you Pleasure Dome and The Music of Erich Zann in the Penal Colony) is looking for collaborators. Sculptors, painters, architects, musicians, and actors are all welcome to participate in The Passion of …

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