Wild Colonial Open Thanksgiving Evening

(11.24) The Wild Colonial Tavern will be open from 8pm to 1am on Thanksgiving for those who just need a break from it all. They have darts, they have pool, they have televisions, and they have 16 beers on draught. It’s even looking a bit festive. And from today’s Wild Colonial IG comes this useful …

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Catch ‘Dust Twins’ At World’s Fair Gallery

One more weekend for ‘Dust Twins,’ a two-person show at the World’s Fair Gallery featuring the work of artists Jesse Kaminsky and Cybele Collins. Seen here is Kaminsky’s ‘Husky,’ fabricated out of foam, silicone, glass, acrylic resin, stainless steel wire, and nylon fibers. Knowing these ingredients takes away none of the mystery, because, no matter …

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‘Holiday Lights’ At RWP Zoo — Starts Friday

Experience the Holiday Lights Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo — an annual walk-through experience just in time for the holidays. Event runs from Friday, November 25th through Sunday, January 1st. Featuring festive, larger-than-life dazzling displays, this year’s event is even bigger and brighter boasting more than 3 — million illuminated lights that transform the …

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Week In Music (And Friday)

Tuesday — @the Parlour, Yugenraa @Nick-A-Nee’s, Marty and Friends @Dusk, Yonks, Half Spoken, Rather Nice, Snowday Wednesday — @the Strand, Dynamo @the Met, Jabbawaukee, Northeast Traffic @Union Station Brewery, Jetty @the Parlour, the Quahogs, Ian O’Neil Thursday — Thanksgiving Friday — @the Met, the Schemers @the Parlour, the Z-Boys, Minibeast, the Moonrunners, Beauquet @USB, Keats …

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Makers Market At WFAC

(11.20) The Good Trade Makers Market takes over the WaterFire Arts Center Saturday and Sunday. Vendors include: Bad Taste, Aura’s Chocolate, Clover Desserts, Forge to Table, Ja Patty, Anti-Robot Club, Dan Blakeslee, Crybaby Cross Stitch, Jonathan Joseph Peters, Newport Sea Salt, Ocean State Pepper, Swamp Yankee, and many more. The Good Trade Makers Market is …

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Sandwich Hut Opens Second, Huttier Location

Since 1963, three generations of the Kammerer family have been running the beloved Sandwich Hut on North Main Street. Seems now they have finally found a spot worthy of a second, additional location in Luongo Square, right across from the horse fountain and The Avery. Weather permitting, customers can sit on stools on the sidewalk …

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Machines With Magnets, Bochek (album release), Catalyst, Bullet Proof Backpack, Sequela @Dusk, Lost Art, the Morgana Phase, Socially Problematic Children, Frantic Endeavor, Junr @Fête Lounge, There There, Tired of Sex @Nick-A-Nee’s, Blue Light Bandits @the Met, the Winehouse Project @the Parlour, John Egan Band @Askew, Neal and the Vipers @Columbus Theatre, Drugdealer, Reverend …

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‘The Humans’ Starts At The Wilbury

Stephan Karam’s “The Humans” starts Thursday at the Wilbury Theatre Group, running through December 11th. Irish-American Erik Blake has brought his wife and his mother for Thanksgiving at the new home of his daughter and her boyfriend. His mother (affectionately referred to as “Momo”) is suffering from Alzheimer’s, and his other daughter Aimee has recently …

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Tear Down For Condos? Hearing At CPC

(11.15) Make way for the Wayland Condominium Development and more of that cheesy, modular crap getting thrown up all around town. Unfortunately, developers want to demolish the existing 19th-century building. (McBride’s Pub will stay.) From the Providence Preservation Society: Myles Standish Associates on behalf of Capstone Properties will appear before the City Planning Commission to …

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Cicilline Opens Clementine Cocktail Bar

Congressman David Cicilline had so much time on his hands this year that he decided to go into the restaurant business, opening a cocktail bar downtown on Washington Street. Granted, at 20 seats, Clementine was not a massive undertaking, but still. (And he wrote a book, House on Fire. Where does he get the energy.) …

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RI Coat Exchange Accepting Donations

The annual Buy Nothing Day Coat Exchange will take place, as always, the Friday after Thanksgiving; you still have time to check your closets for coats, hats, gloves, etc. for the stuff you no longer wear or have . . . outgrown. There are collection sites around the state with a few here in Providence: …

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Week In Music

Monday — @the Vets, the Smile (Yorke, Greenwood, Skinner) Tuesday — @Nick-A-Nee’s, Marty Ballou and Friends Wednesday — @Dusk, Come to Grief, Barishi, False Gods, Kidnapped Thursday — @the Met, Too Many Zooz, Yam Yam @Nick-A-Nee’s, Ghost Cat Rodeo @New Harvest Coffee & Spirits, Chris Monti (Photo of Jonny Greenwood, The Smile)

Radiohead Offshoot At The Vets

(11.14) We have the Covid lockdown to thank for new British band, the Smile. Like so many bored and frustrated musicians around the world, Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke recruited a drummer, Tom Skinner of Sons of Kemet, and started noodling around. The trio began performing around London, and last May, released an album, …

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AS220 November Galleries

Ragnar! This image caught my attention before I even saw the title, “Ragnar Lodbrok.” Andrew Mignacca’s oil painting is part of this month’s exhibition in the AS220 Main Gallery, up now through November 26. The galleries are open Thursday through Saturday from noon to 5pm, or by appointment. AS220 Project Space, 93 Mathewson Street: Flow …

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Fox Point Veterans Memorial

Today we celebrate the women of World War II. They served to safeguard their homeland against fascists and military dictators. They fought to defend the United States, a nation of laws, with the understanding that upon their return they —  and their daughters and all their descendants — would be guaranteed equal protection under those …

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