ARTS + CULTURE

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Spring Vacation Reads from Symposium

Spring break is just around the corner (or perhaps you’re living it now!) and the soporific hours need not be entirely spent on scrolling endlessly on your smartphone. Make the most of your time off with a great book from Symposium. Catch-up with Best-Selling Authors Enjoy best sellers Rachel Joyce and Frederik Bachman and their…

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Weekend Round UP: 2.17.17

As far as we’re concerned, this weekend starts at lunch. FREE LUNCH FRIDAY Kennedy Plaza :: Friday :: 12pm The CW Providence presents Free Lunch Friday! They’re feeding Providence at Kennedy Plaza on Friday, February 17th from 12 Noon- to 1:30pm. Be one of the first 25 people to line up at your favorite food…

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A Midsummer night’s Dream

Trinity Repertory Company presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Tyler Dobrowsky, and featuring resident acting company members Rachael Warren as Puck and Fred Sullivan, Jr. as Bottom. In one of Shakespeare’s most beloved romantic comedies, four fantastic stories are woven together in a single fanciful night: the wedding of an Athenian Duke to his…

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Aurora Free Mondays 2.13.17

An experimental FREE Monday to get your creative juices flowing. Daniel Wyche Chicago-based processed & prepared guitar, improvisation & composition   Charles Allin A new project from Jeremy Harris (Lazy Magnet) Aurora Providence 8:30pm all ages free show

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New Artwork at the Biltmore Garage

You may have noticed some new artwork in Downcity. Our neighbor Franco Colavecchia has hung up two impressive paintings while a space in The Biltmore Garage awaits new tenants. An ubiquitous and engaging character in downtown Providence, Franco was interviewed for a Downcity Living post two years ago. In this photo (taken for the article by…

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New Books from Symposium

Curl up with one of these new page turners from Symposium! Following on the heels of his New York Times bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure—and the forces that work to destroy us. Elsa is seven years old and different….

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Weekend round up 1.27.17

AS220 Gallery Hopping Open Friday 1-6pm + Saturday 12-4pm :: AS220 AS220 Project Space: 93 Mathewson St., Providence. “Light House,” new paintings by Alice O’Neill; “Canyon,” new paintings by Deborah Forman (in the Reading Room). Closes Jan. 31. Wed-Fri 1-6 p.m., Sat noon-4 p.m. and by appointment. AS220 Main Gallery: 115 Empire St., Providence. 831-9327,…

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Burbage Theater Company Presents: Don’t Be Evil

“Don’t Be Evil” -Company Motto, Google    January 25th – Feb 27th :: Aurora Providence In this dark comedy about interrogation and innovation, a computer programmer is arrested after the search engine he designs answers “yes” to the question “is the government of the United States evil?” Desperate, he strikes a deal with his captors, agreeing…

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In Downcity Weekend Highlight: The Mountaintop

Katori Hall’s Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, kicks off 2017 at Trinity Repertory Company and continues the 53rd season, Ghosts of the Past, Dreams of the Future. Directed by Kent Gash, performances run January 12 – February 12, 2017 in Trinity Rep’s Dowling Theater.   ABOUT THE PLAY It is April 3, 1968. Martin Luther…

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#TBT PVDfest Highlights

As the deadline approaches to submit project proposals for PVDfest 2017, we reminisce about what a wonderful time we all had last year. If you are interested in participating, please visit http://pvdfest.com/create/!   One great city coming together to make and enjoy all different kinds of food, music, and fun. Super thankful for all the hard…

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