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Reading: “Portraits of Providence”

(4.7) Get lit – as in literary – on Sunday with Michael Darigan‘s reading of “Portraits of Providence,” stories set in the biggest little state’s capital. Born and raised on Providence’s South Side, writer and poet Darigan spent two decades wandering, seeking new perspectives but always returning to Lil’ Rhody. His travels fueled tales he […]

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Providence Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Pecha Kucha

(3.26) In early 2009, newly transplanted Rhode Islander Stephanie Gerson (update: now Stephanie Lepp) looked around and more or less said, “Huh, look at all the cool stuff here. Why the heck doesn’t Providence have Pecha Kucha nights?” So the hula-hooping vixen kicked off a Providence version of the free-admission global phenomenon, whose name (pronounced

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New ‘Tribute To Providence’ From The ‘Mericans

And it’s a free download. Local roots rockers the ‘Mericans — Chris Daltry, Matt Rozzero, Michael Moore, and Paul Williamson — put their own spin on original songs about Providence and/or by Providence artists including: Small Factory, Honeybunch, Roz Raskin, Scarce, the Brother Kite, Deer Tick, even Death Vessel whom Daltry chose to cover in

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Flame Pizzeria Fires Up In Jewelry District

Early last year, Beth Comery reported on the resuscitation of Providence Cookie Company by Secadin “Sajo” Can and family. Their eatery on Peck Street in Downcity still offers a combination of Providence Cookie Company treats using Bette Hills’ original recipes, plus fresh lunch fare with a Middle Eastern flair and whatever yummy muffins or other

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GAGE PRENTISS HITODAMA

Yellow Peril Gallery is pleased to present HITODAMA, a new series of sculptures, paintings, and mixed media installations by Gage Prentiss, from December 13, 2012 to January 13, 2013. The opening reception is Thursday, December 13, from 6PM to 9PM. Hitodama is a Japanese word meaning “disembodied spirit” or “will o wisp.” The works in

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Urban Vintage Bazaar – Saturday & Sunday!

10:00 am to 4:00 pm each day free and open to the public on the campus of Brown University!  A roomful of vendors with booths chock full of vintage goodness!  We’ll have men’s and women’s vintage clothing, accessories, boots, hats, gloves, bags, etc.  We have vintage and repurposed original jewelry.  We have books, vinyl records,

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COLLECT: ART + DESIGN CONCEPT

JOEY KILRAIN / MADE IN OLNEYVILLE / FLAT FILES COLLECT: ART + DESIGN CONCEPT November 9 – December 30, 2012 Launch Party: Friday, November 9, 2012, 7PM – 10PM Store Hours: Thursday + Friday, 3PM – 8PM, Saturday + Sunday, 12PM – 5PM Yellow Peril Gallery is pleased to present COLLECT, an art and design

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Kristi Martel @ Roots Cutural Center 10/24/12

Kristi Martel @ Roots Cultural Center October 24th When: Wednesday October 24th Where: Roots 276 Westminster St Providence Contact: 401-272-7422 Who: Kristi Martel (avant soul) Time: Doors @ 7pm, Music 8-10pm Cost: $5 Kristi Martel is thrilled to return to Roots for a full-length show, her first in RI in quite some time. She will

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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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The Wilbury Group Presents LUNGS

Last week Providence’s favorite fledgling theatre company announced plans to present the RI premiere of Duncan Macmillan’s critically acclaimed new drama LUNGS, October 14-27 2012, with a special press opening on Monday, October 15. LUNGS marks the Wilbury Group’s second production in the new performance space at the beautifully restored Butcher Block Mill, located at 25 Eagle Street, Providence.

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Tevellus Plays Downcity Sound Stage At Grant’s Block — Friday

There’s now one more reason to spend time in Downcity Providence this summer. The Downcity Sound Stage, InDowncity’s new outdoor summer music series is a FREE live music performances outdoors at Grant’s Block (at the corner of Union and Westminster St.). The series is a celebration honoring summer in Providence. Six local bands have been invited to play

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‘Table Fights’ Returns With Remote Controlled Furniture Mayhem

Yellow Peril Gallery and Rhode Island State Council for the Arts (RISCA) are pleased to announce the return of Table Fights 2012 to its birthplace in Providence. The furniture performance art event will take place at the Plant Courtyard this Sunday. TABLE FIGHTS is a furniture performance art event. Artists from around the country build

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