Women

Reproductive Rights Bill — Protest At State House

[Update: The bill was not voted out of committee. Archambault voted no. The House bill is not quite dead though. WPRI has a comprehensive report: “Abortion bill rejected by RI Senate committee.”] Attention women of Rhode Island! Senate President Dominick Ruggerio stands between you and your reproductive rights. Get to the State House today to …

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Womanimation

Womanimation Film Festival At AS220

(6.28) Eleven films from ten countries — the 6th annual Womanimation! Film Festival runs all day Saturday at the 95 Empire Black Box theater. What is Womanimation? As the name implies, it’s a festival showcasing acclaimed animated films created by women from around the world, now in its 6th year. From satire to drama, from …

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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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Love Vintage? Urban Vintage Bazzar is next weekend!

If you loved us last year, you’ll love us TWICE as much this year as we added more vendors and a second day of VINTAGE!  Saturday, November 10th and Sunday, November 11th, 10 – 4 each day!  On the campus of Brown University and free and open to the public! We are all vintage and …

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New Show At Bell Gallery — Contemporary Indian Art

Three leading contemporary Indian artists — Nalini Malani, Nilima Sheikh, and Chitra Ganesh — explore the political, religious, and cultural situations of women in India through a new exhibition at the David Winton Bell Gallery. Tradition, Trauma, Transformation: Representations of Women opens Saturday, March 26th, and runs through May 29th. Pictured here is a detail …

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LUNAFEST Film Fesitval And Fundraiser

The Hive Archive will host the LUNAFEST film festival and fundraiser on Friday, December 11, from 5-8PM at The Spot, 286 Thayer Street in Providence. Nine international short films by women filmmakers will be screened at the event. The Hive Archive will also present Hive Distinguished Women in the Arts awards to two local recipients …

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Documentary on Shirley Chisholm, first African-American woman in Congress, to screen tonight

This evening Brown’s Department of Africana Studies continues its post-election week run of free public events with contemporary Black intellectuals and artists. Shola Lynch, a young filmmaker who in 2004 completed a documentary on the legendary Shirley Chisholm, will be joined by Ray Watson of the Mt. Hope Neighborhood Association and renowned professor of Africana …

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14th International Women’s Playwriting Festival

Promoting women playwrights since 1995, Perishable Theatre has chosen from 190 submissions the winners for the International Women’s Playwriting Festival October 2-November 2. All three groundbreaking playwrights will have their new works produced and fully staged at Perishable Theatre and are presented with performances by other local artists. Each performance will include a post show …

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Women in the Labor Movement

Something cool at Brown this Wednesday for Women’s History Month: “Women in the Labor Movement” 4:30pm on Wednesday, March 5 Petteruti Lounge in Faunce House 75 Waterman St. Providence, RI Featuring Roxana Rivera RI Director of SEIU Local 615 and workers from Brown Learn about the role of women in leading and joining the labor …

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