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DOT AIR Experimental Music Fest

(8.15) The second annual experimental music festival known as DOT AIR takes place Saturday in and around Machines With Magnets in Pawtucket. (Last year it was under the bridge.) Facebook event. DOT AIR is an experimental music festival celebrating sonic and performative experimentation that grows out of the skeletal remains of the American Industrial Revolution.

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‘Interrupt III’ Satellite At MWM

(3.15) Head over to Machines With Magnets Sunday for Interrupt III Satellite for readings and performances by: RRLew, Matt Underwood, V Manuscript, Willa Van Nostrand, Akiko Hatakeyama, Reed Gaines, Viszk (n carolina), Laura Warman (w mass) With live video/soundscaping all night by MARALIE (VALISE). This event is held in collaboration with Interrupt 3, a discussion

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‘Don’t Play With Me’ Opens At MWM

Today at Machines With Magnets — Don’t Play With Me. Don’t Play With Me: A show about objects for children that aren’t for children What will you see? – Dolls of all types that aren’t for playing… – Paintings, screen prints, dioramas, drawings… – and Giant balls of yarn! Artists include:Ricky Katowicz, Tiphany Giles, Cimmerii,

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Opening Reception — Machines With Magnets

(2.24) Machines With Magnets and World’s Fair are hosting a group exhibition of new sculpture and paintings — “The Conditions Were Just Right.” Exhibition runs through March 13. The featured artists: Justin Coleman (Pittsburgh, Ceramic Sculpture) Tanya Merrill (NYC Painter) Elizabeth Potenza (PVD, Glass & Metal Fabrication) Viewing upon appointment and during MWM venue programming.

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Art Opening Reception At Machines With Magnets

(10.19) An exhibit featuring new works by Susan Dwyer opens tonight with a reception starting at 6pm. Known throughout New England for her murals and portraiture, Rhode Island artist Susan Dwyer returns to her first artistic love — paintings of 1950’s pop culture iconography. With HOMEMAKERS, Dwyer re-imagines classic 1950’s American domestic scenes with a

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Darsombra At MWM

(8.9) On the bill tonight at Machines With Magnets — atmospheric psychodrone metal guitarist Darsombra. (Review of ‘Ecdysis’ from Aquarius), Low-end drones, mysterious field recordings, sitar, haunting melody… and crushing electric guitar heaviness . . . This 34 minute, six-track debut cd from Baltimore’s Brian Daniloski (a member of metal mongers Meatjack) is right up

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Show At Machines With Magnets

Art installation/book/art/music type thing, COMEX OR BECAMUS will be debuting at Machines With Magnets on Saturday, August 28th.  Barton, a RISD graduate, and Anagnostis, a URI graduate, have spent the last year and a half constructing COMEX OR BECAMUS, a large-scale multimedia art installation and literary publication.  This collaboration represents the Providence artists’ ambition, criticism,

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Live Music Monday — Machines With Magnets

New Yorkers Extra Life headline a show in Pawtucket with guitar, keyboards, percussion and violin and maybe tenor sax. I am unfamiliar with this act, but on their myspace page they cite Hildegard von Bingen and Scott Walker as influences and that’s good enough for me. Also on the bill, Providence musicians Tinsel Teeth and

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Rocktucket! Pawtucket Arts Fest Block Party

Rocktucket ’09 Historic Downtown Pawtucket 215 Main Street Pawtucket RI, 02860 Sunday, Sept. 06 4:00-11:00pm MUSIC ~ ART ~ FOOD ~ MAKER FAIR RI The Grant, Machines With Magnets, Kafe Lila and the Pawtucket Arts Festival present The First Annual Rocktucket Block Party on Main Street Rain Location: Pawtucket Armory ART + ACTIVITIES –

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Grrrls! Grrrls! Grrrls!

[youtube]B_62Th7S4wI[/youtube] Saturday Machines With Magnets is hosting a benefit for GRR!, a brand-new rock camp for the ladies.  Over the course of the camp, girls can work on their musicianship, form a band, write a song, and perform.  (Possibly if they end up as good as the Bangles up there they’ll even get wildly famous

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Yes Darling, But Is It Art?

[youtube]IUEHgDQ-NVw[/youtube] Three art happenings tonight: i. Jonathan Bonner’s sculpture and Scott Lapham’s often eerie photography at 5 Traverse. (5 Traverse St, 6-8 pm) ii. De/Construct II:  Twenty site-specific architectural installations on the seventh floor of some place in the Jewelry District.  This one has the added bonus of a Narragansett Creamery sponsorship, which I think

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