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Book artist lecture at Brown: Maureen Cummins, “Artist as Archivist.”

NOV 29 | Lecture: Maureen Cummins, Artist as Archivist. Free and open to the Public. John Carter Brown Library on the Brown University Main Green, MacMillan Reading Room, 6:00 p.m. Refreshments served. Maureen Cummins will give a slide presentation of her work over the past two decades, which has involved the production of over thirty limited […]

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“Deconstruction” Paintings by Lauren Scott at Peregrine Gallery

Don’t miss seeing Lauren Scott’s vibrant oil paintings of dream landscapes, pop culture icons (4 foot painting of Snooki, anyone?) and sewn together memories this month at Peregrine Gallery. Opening Reception, November 15th 6-8pm, Peregrine Gallery, 150 Waterman St, Providence, RI www.peregrinegallery.com

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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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Adrian Tomine: New York Drawings At AS220, October 3rd

Join AS220, Ada Books and Drawn & Quarterly for the Providence launch of “New York Drawings” with cartoonist Adrian Tomine.  This lavish, beautifully designed volume collects every cover, comic, and illustration that the acclaimed cartoonist as produced for The New Yorker to date, along with an assortment of other rare and uncollected illustrations and sketches

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Urban Vintage Bazaar

(11.5) From the Urban Vintage Bazaar, One large room at the heart of Brown University with twelve merchants selling nothing but vintage clothing, accessories, jewelry, books, art, lighting, linens, vinyl records, industrial, mid-century, antique and everything before and after. How can you go wrong? Some vendors accept cards but for most vendors and the best

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Free Concert — Voces De Los Andes At Knight Library

Providence Community Library is excited to be hosting a night with Voces de Los Andres for our final, free outdoor concert of the year this Friday, September 2nd. Voces de los Andes celebrates the rich musical tradition of Bolivia and the Andean region of South America. This ensemble of musicians is led by Bolivian master

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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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Spring Really Really Free Market!

Providence is doing it again! Come to the Really Really Free Market to reduce waste, get free things and/or get rid of your old things. This Saturday (May 21st) from 1-5 at India Point Park. Raindate is Sunday, May 22. Bring anything you’d like to give away, including but not limited to: useable goods, food, clothes, skills, hugs, art, conversation This event

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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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Weird World of Eerie Publications tonight at Rochambeau Library

TONIGHT – January 13th, 7pm at the Rochambeau Library (708 Hope Street in Providence), Providence Community Library will be hosting Mike Howlett, author of “The Weird World of Eerie Publications” (Feral House, 2010). “Eerie Publications’ horror magazines brought blood and bad taste to America’s newsstands from 1965 through 1975. Ultra-gory covers and bottom-of-the-barrel production values

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R2-D20: An Evening Of Sci-Fi Fandom, Fantasy Gaming Geekery & Wizard Rock!

On Thursday, December 2nd, Providence Community Library will be presenting: “R2-D20: A Night of Sci-Fi Fandom and Fantasy Gaming Geekery” with authors Ethan Gilsdorf (Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks) and Tony Pacitti (My Best Friend Is A Wookiee), local artist Michael Townsend (you know, the “mall-squatting artist”) and Woonsocket based “evil wizard rock” band Draco

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Free Screening ’80 Blocks from Tiffany’s’ — Knight Memorial Library

Providence Community Library and Traffic Entertainment Group will be presenting a free screening of the 1979 documentary 80 Blocks from Tiffany’s before it is officially re-released on November 23rd. After 30 years of languishing in a film archive, with only a brief release as an educational VHS in 1985, this is a great chance to

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Kenneth Gloss — Free Talk/Book Appraisals Tonight At Rochambeau

Kenneth Gloss is proprietor of the Brattle Book Shop in Boston, one of America’s oldest and largest antiquarian bookstores. You may have seen him during his appearances as an appraiser on the PBS series Antiques Roadshow. He will show examples of books, magazines and ephemera from his private collection, and following his talk, he will

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The Really Really Free Market Comes To Providence

The Providence Really Really Free Market will take place on Saturday, October 30th from 12 noon to 5pm.This is a free community event and is open to everyone. It will take place at Dexter Field behind the Cranston Street Armory in Providence. The Really Really Free Market is an opportunity for Providence residents to share

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