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PVDFest Guide: Indowncity Picks

A quick guide to what we’re looking forward to this weekend! What’s getting you downcity for PVDfest? THURSDAY 5:00pm :: Community Dinner on Kennedy Plaza :: Washington Street PVDFest kicks off with a massive 320-foot community table dinner along Washington Street in Kennedy Plaza. Building off the tremendous energy of the Department of Art, Culture +…

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PVDFest Artist Highlight: Rebecca Volynsky

As a part of PVDFest, local artist Rebecca Volynsky has created a mural that spans neighborhoods. Cultivate, Then Bloom explores self acceptance — the evolution of which creates opportunity to grow. Largely inspired by Russian folk art and botanical illustration, Cultivate is a mixed media mural that is designed to fade over the next couple of weeks–much the…

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PVDFest Profile: The Dean Hotel + AS220

photo from @thedeanhotel of last year’s installation at PVDfest   This is how you party with The Dean and AS220 for PVDfest! Friday June 2nd 2017 // 5pm – 10pm Festivities will commence with The Quarter Moon Market – a collaborative retail party featuring over 25 RI based makers, creators, and idea-men. Local DJ’s will keep…

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Future Mondays at Aurora: 5.15.17

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. MAY WILL BENEFIT: The Institute For the Study and Practice of Nonviolence The Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence’s (ISPN) mission…

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Cinderella at The Vets This Mother’s Day Weekend!

FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE PRESENTS CINDERELLA AT THE VETS One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI   Elegant and charming, the timeless fairy tale comes to life with grandeur! A fairy tale for the ages, Cinderella is a charming tale of romance, glistening and elegant from beginning to end. The ballet, choreographed by co-founding FBP Artistic…

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Future Mondays At Aurora: 5.8.17

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. MAY WILL BENEFIT: The Institute For the Study and Practice of Nonviolence The Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence’s (ISPN) mission…

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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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