Because nothing says harvest like asphalt, pigeon crap and the Dress Barn (hey, we do have a barn). Oh well, any excuse to get out of the house and away from the kids. No wait, bring the kids. 2pm — kids costume contest/3pm adult (15+) costume contest Music, and then ‘Movies on the Block’ continues […]
Tonight’s the closing for the New Obstructions installation show in the Mercantile Block building on Washington Street (where Cogens Printing used to be, near Wheels and Local 121, across the street from that damn convenience store with the blinking lights.) My favorite piece by far–and the only one I’d say is really essential to see–is
Promoting women playwrights since 1995, Perishable Theatre has chosen from 190 submissions the winners for the International Women’s Playwriting Festival October 2-November 2. All three groundbreaking playwrights will have their new works produced and fully staged at Perishable Theatre and are presented with performances by other local artists. Each performance will include a post show
A childhood favorite- Princess Bride. When: tonight when it gets dark. Where: Outside Tazza
Michaela Zacchilli is an amazing graphic artist and sender of insane missives like the one below. If I were you I’d be scared not to go to this, she’d probably show up at your house and start drawing on your face. hello hello hello, dear friends! plz join us @ narwhal arms (mathewson/washington–above blake’s)
What a hilarious letter from Scott Wolfe in today’s Projo: I was recently in Providence at the lovely Providence Place mall, where it finally dawned on me. As I walked around, I was happy and yet depressed, because I was so angry that Worcester had absolutely no upscale place for me to shop and offers
I keep on forgetting to post about Sundays at Local 121 — The Colonel spins R&B, reggae, and new wave, and the whole Sunday night crew formerly of Talk of the Town hangs out a bar-tends. Best way in town to spend a Sunday night. 10pm-1am, 121 Washington St.
join us TODAY january 26th, from 5pm-9pm at the AS220 Community Print Shop for our POST HOLIDAY CRAFT PARTY PARTY REDUX (a wholesome crafty get-together). Make some post-holiday presents and cards or tigers or whatever using pom-poms and glitter and pipe cleaner ’cause you haven’t since shortly after you were a fetus!!! “F” ART LETS
We’ve posted about this before, but I thought a reminder was in order, given our explosive growth and all. There’s no better way to kill an afternoon than by perusing Providence Yesterday over at GCPVD. It’s the Downtown Providence 1970 plan, drafted in 1961, and is chock full of photos and kooky ideas. How about
The Projo’s reporting on the proposal for a Ferris-wheel-ish parking structure on Weybosset St: PROVIDENCE — A Florida company is proposing what may soon be the strangest part of the Providence skyline: a pair of 13-story, translucent parking towers that operate like Ferris wheels, loading cars at the ground level and then moving them high
Is just how much my aesthetic sensibilities end up lining up with David Brussat’s. (My eyes are a bit friendlier to modernism, abstractly. But not in Providence, in practice.) So let’s forget his more broadly neo-conservative politics, and throw a few hits his way: David Brussat: Roses and roseberries for 2007 THE SEVENTH YEAR of
In a local music scene so dominated by Noise Rock and other genres with screamy, spit-laden vocals, where do The Stone Enders fit in? I think for most music lovers, there will always be a soft spot for all things pure. The Stone Enders use little effect in their recordings and you can hear all
Providence Art Windows is pleased to announce the opening of nine new art installations in windows downtown. The opening is at Design With Reach, 210 Westminster Street, on Saturday, December 8th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. The installations are free, open to the public and on view 24 hours a day through March 14, 2008.
The city’s most happening neighborhood association has its annual fundraiser on Friday: When: December 7th, 2007 @7pm until closing Where: Bravo Brasserie, 135 Empire Street, Providence RI What: $30 per ticket includes: • Free entry into door prize raffle • One complimentary glass of red/white wine or soda • Delicious festive fare • Fabulous entertainment
DECEMBER 2007!!! The brutal month before JANUARY 2008, horrifying!!!!! The print shop still breathes, heavy, thirsting for new friends and classmates. Clawing through the ink-soaked rags of downtown Providence, drooling education and reeking of a strange allure, a distorted, musky scent, familiar and yet distant, the indescribable waft of learning and fun, disgusting yet delicious.
Watch out! AS220’s community print shop is now open for the public to use! The print shop, located at 95 Mathewson Street #210 downtown in the Dreyfus Building offers affordable introductory classes is many forms of printmaking; including but not limited to: silkscreen, letterpress, intaglio, monoprinting and relief printing! People of all ages are encouraged