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Meta-tastic G.I. Joe Parody On ‘Community’

The NBC series ‘Community’ aired this season’s alternate-medium episode and it was a beaut. “G.I. Jeff” was an animated parody of the old G.I. Joe cartoons interspersed with live-action faux vintage TV spots for a new product line (see above) and a few scenes back in the show’s reality. Meta doesn’t begin to describe it. […]

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Providence Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Pecha Kucha

(3.26) In early 2009, newly transplanted Rhode Islander Stephanie Gerson (update: now Stephanie Lepp) looked around and more or less said, “Huh, look at all the cool stuff here. Why the heck doesn’t Providence have Pecha Kucha nights?” So the hula-hooping vixen kicked off a Providence version of the free-admission global phenomenon, whose name (pronounced

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Fall Photo Explosion At AS220

Summer is drawing to a close, but you can still learn the best way to capture those last days of sunshine and the early days of fall by signing up for a photography class at AS220. Students — looking for a yearbook photo that doesn’t suck? Sign up for our Portrait Photography class and save

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Shake Those Shutters — Summer Classes At AS220 Photo

That’s right. There’s still a few spots left in this month’s awesome and extraordinary classes at AS220PHOTO. Can’t make it this month? Not to worry. A whole plethora of photo know-how awaits you in July and August. Check it out! June classes after the jump.

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AS220 Open House And Artist Talk June 7th

June 7th at 7pm, AS220 Photo will host a free, public artist talk by the President of the American Society of Media Photographers’ New England Chapter, photographer Scott Indermaur. Scott will speak about the importance of maintaining personal artistic practice as a working professional. Many of us struggle to balance our personal creative practice with

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Provision in May

Providence Provision, a bi-monthly mealtime gathering of community members hungry for both delicious food and new creative projects, is holding its third dinner/granting party on Sunday, May 22. To propose a project, read and complete the below proposal guidelines. Thoughtful, clear, and concise responses are encouraged. Proposals are due one week before dinner. Proposals are presented

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May At AS220

Greetings Spring Chickens! The daffodils are blooming on Martha Street and we here in the Cottage Industries are looking forward to seeing your sunny faces amongst the flowers and in our multiple workshops, classes, events and other assorted and artsy (but not too artsy) happenings in our humble home in the Mercantile. Take, for example,

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New Classes In AS220’s Cottage Industries

Greetings winter-worn wanderers! Looking for an excuse to get out of your winter rut and back into something wonderful? Seek no further troubadours, this April (and May) brings a slew of classes, events and other semi-sideshow-esque events in AS220’s Cottage Industries. Firstly, it’s time once again for our Monthly Cottage Industry Open House, happening next

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Put Your Feet in the Air and Party

This evening on your way home from work, join local “Nap-tavists” at Providence Community Acupuncture for a celebration. HERE’S WHAT WE’RE CELEBRATING: *AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE* *OUR DANDY NEW SPACE* *COMMUNITY* THE COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE *REVOLUTION* When: Today, Friday February 18th from 3 to 6 p.m. What: free acupuncture, refreshments and live local sounds provided by: Steve Jobe, Kate

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Really Really Free Market, Indoors @AS220!

It’s hard times, and the free market ain’t free. Luckily, there’s the Providence Really Really Free Market, which is! Join us in this collaborative event to create an autonomous space for community sharing. No $$$, no barter, just FREE. Give what you can, take what you want! For more information, please send an email to

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AS220 Photo — Grand Opening Party Saturday

February 5th marks the grand opening of the newly expanded photo program at AS220! Since 1995 AS220 has provided affordable access to traditional black and white photo facilities through the Paul Krot Community Darkroom, the only public access darkroom in Rhode Island. With the opening of the newly renovated Mercantile Block at AS220 the photo

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Too Good To Go

UPDATE: For those unable to make it for lunch or an afternoon snack (peach pecan bread today, yum!) before 3:00 this afternoon, fear not–the Liberty Elm will be open until 8:00 p.m. selling gift certificates. Come grab one/some tonight and reap the benefits later with an already-paid-for meal! ORIGINAL: They’ve hosted everything from “Americana Breakfast

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Providence Arts and Literature Zine Seeks Submissions

Interrobang!?, a web and print ‘zine for the arts in RI, is seeking submissions for its inaugural issue. From their website: Our goal is to provide a formal venue for voices of all kinds, whether it be fiction, nonfiction, creative essays, fine art, or experimental music and video. This is is city suffused with talent:

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Print Lottery: Righteous closing show/party/event!

This Saturday is pretty packed with stuff to do, and I understand how easy it is to get distracted/side-tracked/drunk. But stay focused, friend! Because the AS220’s FIRST Biennial Print Lottery Show comes to a dramatic close Saturday, September 27th, 7pm @ 115 Empire Street. It’s kind of early in your sinful evening, so you’ll still

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Hearing on relocation ordinance

The folks over at the Partnership for Creative Industrial Space are psyched about the hearing on their Ordinance tomorrow: The Industrial Commercial Buildings District (ICBD) Tenant Relocation Ordinance is scheduled for Public Hearing Monday, March 3, 2008 at 6:00 pm in Providence City Hall. This ordinance – a call to developers of rehabilitation projects to

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