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AS220 Open Studio Saturday

Come see what makes AS220 one of the most significant artists’ communities in the world! On Saturday from 3pm to 7pm, resident and tenant artists will open their studios to the public. Visit our downtown studios and meet painters, sculptors, printmakers, video artists, graphic designers, performance artists, jewelry makers, musicians, singers, dancers, poets, novelists, screenwriters, actors, […]

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Nightmare On Weybosset Street

Bad publicity is still publicity.  Or something.  Which is presumably why the folks over at Downcity are so anxious to tout their forthcoming appearance on Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, the FOX TV program where a British man walks into a failing restaurant and then throws a series of conniptions about how bad the food is

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Downcity To Get Another Pointless Parking Lot?

[I meant to post about this earlier, but I’ve been out of town. Sorry for the extremely short notice…] Today at 4:45 the DowncityDesign Review Committee will be hearing a request to demolish the old bank facade at 35 Weybosset Street (next to the arcade, in the Architectual Ruins District.) If you recall, back before

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Downcity Sidewalk Sale:Friday and Saturday

Okay, so your parents and your miserable little brother are in town for the whole weekend and you love them and everything, but what the hell do you do with these people all day? Head downtown, specifically to the Westminster Street area, for the third annual Downcity Sidewalk Sale. There will be food and deep

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Poetry & Fiction Downtown This Thursday Eve

This Thursday, December 11, from 6:00-7:30pm, at Providence Public Library’s Central Library, 150 Empire Street, Downcity Providence, RI, we will host a group of poets & writers to read, sign, and otherwise socialize with all who can come to this free literary soiree. The event features poets Rosemarie Waldrop, Keith Waldrop, and Ray Ragosta, as

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