yes yes yes it’s the summer festival

And Then Along Comes Mary

[youtube]sYJhhKSXOBo[/youtube] I would be a very bad Italian-Cranstonian if I didn’t pass along the word that St. Mary’s Feast is taking place in Knightsville this weekend, roughly around the area where Cranston Street meets Park Avenue.  St Mary’s Feast is the place to go if you have any interest in sausage and pepper sandwiches, doughboys, […]

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He Ain’t Heavy, He’s In Albania

Slight change in the SoundSession schedule:  headlining artist Fat Joe, sneaker peddler and self-proclaimed Prince King of Africa, won’t be making it to Kennedy Plaza tomorrow evening because he’s too busy, um, hanging out in Albania.  N.O.R.E. and Ron Browz, also scheduled to perform, have been moved from the skating center Black Rep’s backlot. In

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Yes Yes Yes, It’s The Summer Festival

[youtube]aycGHdfHhHg[/youtube] As you may or may not know by now*, Providence is currently in the throes of SoundSession, the annual music festival based in and around the Black Rep on Westminster Street.  It always claims to be genre-defying, but this year they’ve taken an extra step towards wackytown. (Ween! The Trachtenberg Family Slideshow Players! En

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And The Future (Of Pride) Is Electric Thirtysomethings?

Those of you that have been reading this blog since last year may remember my consternation that the Pride people spent probably an ungodly amount of money booking 80’s teen starlet Tiffany, a woman who twenty years ago made a name for herself singing songs that other people had previously done much better. This year,

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The Undertones, Sadly, Will Not Be Present

[youtube]29bEflxToas[/youtube] While block parties at the Dark Lady are generally the bane of my gay summer existence, this year the DL is kicking off their outdoor festivities with an all-day all-night bang that might actually be more entertaining than the typical bunch of drunk forty-year olds dressed in head-to-toe Hollister.*  On the musical front: LANDED,

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