St. Patrick’s Day

St. Pat’s Parade On Smith Street

(3.18) The Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place Saturday, March 18th. The parade kicks off on Smith Street at Wyndham Avenue and continues down Smith, ending at the Statehouse. And by Statehouse, we mean Patrick’s Pub. Leading the parade will be the Grand Marshal, the Honorable Mary S. McElroy, and, should she twist […]

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @Nick-A-Nee’s, the Teledynes @Fête Lounge, ’84 Tigers, Pilot to Gunner, the Twin, Sullest @USB, Most Dangerous Men Alive @Red Ink, Georgie, Dogs on Shady Lane, Garden of Evildoers, Lily Porter Wright @Askew, retro dance party @Fish Co., Witzend @Greenwich Odeum, (sold out) Richard Thompson @News Cafe, Tab, Dearstreet, Shapethrower, Hatelord, Search Warrant @the

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No Corned Beef For RI Catholics On St. Pat’s

But snake meat would be fine. Technically, it’s the flesh of warmblooded animals that is off limits on Fridays. In the same week that Pope Francis opened the door to possibly revising the tradition of priestly celibacy, Rhode Island’s outgoing, ultra-conservative, Bishop Tobin declared that his flock must forgo corned beef this St. Patrick’s Day,

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Downtown Pahty Town

(3.19) What happens when you combine St. Patrick’s Day, March Madness, WaterFire, and Gallery Night? We’re about to find out. Gallery Night —Thursday, 5pm to 9pm March Madness at The Dunk — Thursday, 12:15pm to 11-ish?/Saturday TBD WaterFire Slam Dunk event (basketball shootout competition, Union Plaza) — Friday, 6:45pm to 11pm (partial WaterFire, ignition 7:16pm

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Pub Quiz

(3.10) According to the Wild Colonial website there is a Pub Quiz Sunday. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories might include current events, local stuff, Barbarian hordes, marine biology, advertizing, and some Irish thing sure and begorrah. It’s different every week, but it always ends in a 12-question audio music category.

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St. Patrick’s Party At City Hall

An invitation from Mayor Angel Taveras (and when Irish eyes are smiling, Angels are supposed to sing), Providence City Hall will be filled with festive Irish music and dance on Thursday, March 17 at 12:30pm as Mayor Taveras hosts a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Providence State Senator Maryellen Goodwin is the guest speaker. The celebration

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Putting The Leper In Leprechaun

Smilin’ John from The Bucket (this is not him, I don’t think, I hope not) wants to remind readers that Pawtucket always gets a jump on the drinking season by holding their parade a week earlier than everyone else. Starring the Rev. Joseph Paquette as St. Patrick, the parade starts at Jenks Junior High on

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