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Poetry Books at Symposium

“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.”  Robert Frost This is the last week of Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating with this round-up of amazing recommendations from Symposium books. Take a peek, and maybe you’ll find something that will “. . . heal the wounds inflicted by…

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Weekend Round Up: 4.14.17

Whether you celebrate Passover or Easter Sunday, you should definitely try to get out and enjoy this weather. Here are a couple fun things to try out this weekend! Selfless with Nick Halstrom Aurora Providence :: 276 Westminster St :: Friday 14th :: 10pm :: Free It’s back! Get all your moves and grooves out with…

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Welcome To The Neighborhood: a Pop-Up Gallery Show

You may have noticed some movement over at 65 Washington Street. An art collective called Fr-iends is staging a pop-up gallery for a show entitled Welcome to the neighborhood. Fr-iends is a migratory platform for sharing contemporary art from emerging artists. Directed by Jake Sillen and Lee Pivnik, the group blends traditional exhibition models to exist somewhere…

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Custom Furniture at New Greek Restaurant, Kleos

  In anticipation of the imminent open of Kleos on Westminster Street, we had a chance to learn more about their plans for custom furniture to fill the bright and airy dining room. Kleos will be working with the local wood-workers at Lorimer Studio to build custom booths, benches, and tables.  Their dedication to craftsmanship and sustainability…

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Weekend Round Up: 4.7.17

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…

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Downcity Artisan: Interview with Daria Tessler of Animal Sleep Stories

The unusual and enchanting prints from Animal Sleep Stories, a collection of art from Daria Tessler, often catch our eye when we browse through Craftland. By combining mythology, modern science, and surrealism, her work allows us to approach the unusual with a sense of familiarity and whimsy. In this interview, Tessler tells us about her…

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Future Mondays at Aurora: 4.3.17

Are you ready for another Aurora Future Monday? Each and every Monday, a dazzling array of artists and musicians will grace the Aurora stage to enact a performance which will benefit an organization selected as the chosen beneficiary of the month. APRIL WILL BENEFIT: HIGHER GROUND INTERNATIONAL Higher Ground International is a vibrant and dynamic 501(c)3 NGO…

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Weekend Round Up: 3.31.17

Cocktails and Oysters at Red Fin Crudo + Kitchen 71 Washington Street :: Fri 4pm-10pm :: Sa 11am-3pm & 4pm-10pm Red Fin is a fantastic place to unwind on a Friday night with your s/o or a group of friends. The versatile space accommodates the tender whispers of sweet nothings, or overlapping anecdotes with all…

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Future Mondays at Aurora: 3.27.17

The 3rd FUTURE MONDAYS performance is TONIGHT! Each and every Monday, a dazzling array of artists and musicians will grace the Aurora stage to enact a performance which will benefit an organization selected as the chosen beneficiary of the month. MARCH will benefit Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement! Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement (Familia: TQLM) is the only…

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Featured Downcity Artisan: Season James

If you follow indowncitypvd on instagram, you may have noticed that we have a slight obsession with Season James’ unique jewelry line, Above/Below. We often spot Season’s somehow earthy yet transcendent work at Craftland, but also relish the one-on-one time we get when she vends with the Providence Flea or the Rock N’ Roll Yard Sale…

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