Jobs With Justice Holiday Party

(12.21) This invitation comes from Kate Brock over at Ocean State Action to come hang out at the Jobs with Justice holiday gathering. Come meet other community and labor activists. This is NOT a fundraiser so come by and enjoy some food, drink and camaraderie. 5pm to 7:30pm, Wednesday, December 21, Nick-A-Nee’s, 75 South Street, …

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What Cheer Antiques And Vintage Holiday Party

(12.4) An invitation from Chris and Jen Daltry (has it been 12 years?!) Come celebrate our 12th Anniversary and the Holiday Season — we’re throwing a party! WHAT CHEER HOLIDAY PARTY + SALE ~ 25% off everything (one day only sale) with refreshments from Narragansett Beer ~ Open 7 Days a Week through Christmas Eve/ …

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It’s History Lesson Time

[youtube]zxJVlveLDuE[/youtube] I guess since it’s only half a block away I’ll be heading to Atwells now…  Although, as an Italian-American, I far prefer Saint Joseph’s Day, since it doesn’t have quite so many colonial overtones/thin ties to relevance.  I mean, not even getting into the very large question of Native Americans, I don’t know why …

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Festival Ballet Providence’s NUTCRACKER

Attention all art lovers — please help support ‘Festival Ballet Providence’ by attending The Nutcracker this holiday season. As the economy continues to falter, it is more important than ever to support local non-profit arts organizations — especially those whose performers depend on audience support for their livelihood. Art and culture serve as the foundation …

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State House Tree Lighting Tonight

Okay, I admit it.  I’m a total sucker for Christmas stuff, and that goes for tree lightings.  And since all Rhode Islanders are invited to tonight’s at the State House, I’m posting a reminder here so that maybe my reluctant husband and I won’t be the only suckers present.  Come enjoy the festivities, including a children’s chorus, …

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The folks at RIILE have a wry and witty song for you

RIILE, — which is certainly 100%, not-at-all racist, their leaders like to say — is lamenting the fabricated decrease in religious-right hegemony this holiday/shopping season. And the celebration of Kwanzaa and Ramadan, to boot:: MONTH BEFORE CHRISTMAS AMEN BROTHER Twas the month before Christmas When all through our land, Not a Christian was praying Nor …

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