Virtual Convo — UNLADYLIKE

(10.19) The Providence Public Library will be hosting a virtual conversation this Monday with Charlotte Mangin, creator and director of UNLADYLIKE2020, a national video project highlighting trailblazing women from history whose stories had been forgotten. Motion graphics animator and artistic director Joel Orloff (Providence’s own) will also take part. Rhode Island women featured in the

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‘Radical Women’ — Downtown At URI

Stop by the URI downtown campus and check out “Radical Women” an exhibit inspired by women’s history month. With art in all media by 30 area women artists exploring Women’s rights issues today on the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. The exhibit features a series of panels

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Reproductive Rights Bill — Protest At State House

[Update: The bill was not voted out of committee. Archambault voted no. The House bill is not quite dead though. WPRI has a comprehensive report: “Abortion bill rejected by RI Senate committee.”] Attention women of Rhode Island! Senate President Dominick Ruggerio stands between you and your reproductive rights. Get to the State House today to

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‘Period: End Of Sentence’ At Granoff

(4.17) A free screening of the Oscar-winning documentary “Period: End of Sentence” takes place Wednesday at the Granoff Center. Join the Pembroke Center for a screening of “Period. End of Sentence.” winner of the 2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short, followed by a conversation and Q and A with Executive Producer Charlotte Silverman ’22

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Celebrating Remarkable Women — Southside Cultural Center

(12.6) A screening and presentation about two notable Rhode Island women — Sissieretta Jones and Annie Smith Peck — will be held Thursday evening at the Southside Cultural Center. This event is part of the nationwide UNLADYLIKE2020 project. UNLADYLIKE2020 is an innovative multimedia series of short, animated documentary films featuring unsung American women from the

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Support Planned Parenthood

Among the many services provided by Planned Parenthood is STD testing. They also provide information on women’s health, emergency contraception, birth control, and abortion. What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a show of support for this vital organization. Click on Planned Parenthood to make a donation, and while you are there, fill

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Women’s Rally At State House

(1.21) These rallies are taking place in cities all around the country and I hope the crowds look angry and dangerous. Because future demonstrations (let’s retire the word “rally” for now) must be targeted directly at Trump-owned properties, especially his D.C. hotel (where, by Saturday, he will be his own landlord). Life should be made

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‘Womanimation’ At AS220

(6.25) AS220 hosts three screenings of the ‘Womanimation Film Festival’ Saturday on the main stage. A catered reception follows the final screening with DJ Madame B. Presenting a select program of eleven short films from Europe, Asia, and North America, the festival blends styles such as traditional 2-d hand drawing, stop motion, and computer animation. 

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Gabler At Gamm

Bored by bourgeois society and intellectual pursuits, Hedda Gabler tries to fulfill her aimless desires by manipulating the fates of those around her…with tragic results. Offering no easy answers, Ibsen’s masterpiece is a fascinating, paradoxical portrait of a woman slipping into despair. Directed by Tony Estrella. Photo of Marianna Basham by Peter Goldberg. Through November

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