Women

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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Womanimation

Womanimation Film Festival At AS220

(6.28) Eleven films from ten countries — the 6th annual Womanimation! Film Festival runs all day Saturday at the 95 Empire Black Box theater. What is Womanimation? As the name implies, it’s a festival showcasing acclaimed animated films created by women from around the world, now in its 6th year. From satire to drama, from …

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Let’s Make This Women’s History

[youtube]0t6uzHEXBxc[/youtube] Why in the 21st century is it still necessary for an accomplished female politician and candidate to put on an apron and go baking in a kitchen? Gina Raimondo’s political platform and performance as state treasurer are not the issue here; this is about political campaigning for capable and educated professional women in the …

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Fems And Women’s Media Festival

(3.16) Free and open to the public in two locations: Cable Car Cinema and the Granoff Center at Brown. Go to Feminist & Women’s Media Festival for complete schedule, locations, film descriptions, panels, participants, and locations. Event organizers emphasize that the diverse programming — a film from 1907, a documentary produced and directed by Lupita …

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Providence Roller Derby Championship Double Header Bout

(11.23) Head downtown Saturday for the 2013 Providence Roller Derby Championship double header bout. First at 6pm, the ladies in black and gold of the The Mob Squad will bring their syndicate of terror to the track as they play against the Boston Train Wrecks. Then at 8pm it’s on to the main event — …

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‘The Women Who Loved Poe’ At Lippitt House Museum

The Lippitt House Museum hosts a week of events around “The Women Who Loved Poe” — a film installation by Sandra Luzzi Sneesby — revealing the interior life of writer Edgar Allan Poe, as told by the women who loved him. As is the case with most people, Edgar Allan Poe’s talent and temperament, vocation …

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‘Womanimation’ At Cable Car

(6.22) The 2013 edition of Womanimation! comes to the Cable Car Cinema and Café in Providence on Saturday. Read the write-up in todays’s ProJo. It is the fifth annual “Womanimation!” film festival. Toni Pennacchia, creative director of MergingArts Productions, organized the festival, with films from as near as Canada to as far away as China …

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Providence Roller Derby

(11.10) The Providence Roller Derby is in town this weekend. Warm yourself by the fire of rollerbattle Saturday, November 10th, as the Old Money Honeys and the Sakonnet River Roller Rats scratch out an answer to the question: who will face the undefeated Mob Squad in Providence Roller Derby’s 2012 Home Season Championship? The Honeys …

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Unite Against The War On Women

(4.28) Okay people, ink it in — Rally at the State House, Saturday, April 28. This is a call to action from UniteWomen.org. Help defend women’s rights and pursuit of equality. Join Americans all across the United States on April 28th, as we come together as one to tell members of Congress in Washington, D.C. …

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