Downtown

Downtown ‘Harvest’ Festival

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 […]

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Epistle to Dipsy

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

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14th International Women’s Playwriting Festival

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

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Printshop Fundraiser, Brunch-sale, and Dance Party

  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)

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Worcester resident: Providence owns Worcester

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

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Post Holiday Craft Party Party Redux

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

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Lights Are Flashing for the Stone Enders’ CD Release Party

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

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Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Knows How to Party

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

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AS220 Community Print Shop: December Schedule

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.

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AS220 Community printshop open to public

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

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