Weekend Round Up: 4.7.17

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The Altruists

Aurora Providence :: 276 Westminster St :: Friday 7pm :: Saturday 7pm


The Altruists revolves around a dedicated, if disorganized and demented, group of young radicals. These are the kids who protest. They protest arts funding and arms funding. They protest school cutbacks and AIDS cutbacks and welfare cutbacks. They march for gay rights and children’s rights and Women Against Drunk Drivers. But their morality is put to the test one day when Sydney, a shallow, anorexic soap-opera actress, fires a gun into the hulking body of her sleeping boyfriend.

Purchase tickets at www.burbagetheatre.org



The Secret Life of H.P. Lovecraft

The Athenaeum :: 251 Benefit Street :: Friday 5pm-7pm :: Free

SALON: Paul La Farge on his recent book The Night Ocean

In partnership with the Brown University Bookstore

Hailed by Publisher’s Weekly as “an ingenious and provocative work of alternative history,” Paul La Farge’s new novel The Night Ocean explores H.P. Lovecraft’s sexuality in a subversively Lovecraftian way. Join La Farge as he speaks about his research of Lovecraft’s world and early science fiction fandom, traveling from Mexico City to Ontario to explore the relationship between Lovecraft and his young fan, poet Robert Barlow.

Book signing to follow program.

Registration is required.


1999 Monthly 90s/2000s Retro Dance Party!

The Salon :: 57 Eddy St :: Saturday 10pm :: Free


Upstairs at The Salon with DJ Andy Morris! Party like it’s 1999 with 2$ Tecate + ‘Gansetts



RISD (un)bound

31 Canal Walk :: Saturday 11am-4pm :: Free

RISD (un)bound is a day-long event celebrating artists’ books, zines, and experimental printed matter created by RISD students and local artists, designers, and publishers. Through exhibits, sales, speakers, discussions, and workshops, the inaugural RISD (un)bound seeks to inspire (un)bound conversations around cultural publishing in the Providence community.

For registration information + event details, visit : http://risd.libguides.com/unbound

This event is free and open to the public!


Sunday Dinner at Rosalina

50 Aborn Street :: Sunday 4pm-10pm

Enjoy a family meal with a twist on Italian classics this Sunday. Traditional dishes like eggplant parmesan and bolognese with tagliatelle will remind you of nonna, while the chilled calamari and cauliflower “steak” satiate more adventurous palates.

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