Weekend Round Up: 4.21.17

TGIF! See what’s happening in Downcity this weekend! Trivioke at The Boom Box 122 Fountain St :: Friday 21st :: 7pm :: Free DOORS OPEN AT 5:30pm, GAME BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 7! You love pub trivia. And you love karaoke. But have you ever wondered what would happen if those two crazy kids got drunk…


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…


Movies on The Block Returns for 2017

It’s hard to believe, but soon, very soon, downcity will thaw and we will return to one of our favorite fair-weather pastimes: Movies On The Block! We have quite the lineup for you this year, so mark your calendars. The first screening will take place June 1st, coinciding with PVD FEST! The city’s only outdoor…


Weekend Round Up: 2.24.17

Get out there and enjoy this fabulous weather! von TRAPP BREWING NIGHT The Malted Barley :: Friday :: 6pm – 9pm Join The Malted Barley and von Trapp Brewing for a special pint night! With the purchase of a von Trapp beverage receive a free pint glass to keep. Von Trapp will have giveaways throughout the night….


Weekend Round UP: 12.16.16

Shop Up Pop-Up at Aurora Friday :: 4:30 – 8:00pm Stop by Aurora this Friday evening to see what some local vendors have in store! There will be apparel, home goods, and handmades all for sale, all for you! Light snacks and board games for the playing and movies for the watching so even if…

photo by Emma Kepley

Sip and Shop on Westminster Street

This December 2nd! Gather your friends and family for Providence’s 2016 Holiday Celebration and Christmas Tree Lighting during the first weekend in December!   Starting At 5 PM on Friday, December 2nd, a chorus of Providence city workers will sing on the steps of City Hall before Mayor Elorza lights the City Hall Christmas tree. At 5:30…

photo by @bn808

Weekend Round up: 11.3.16

Art and Design Film Festival All Weekend :: Variable Locations Get your culture on. Diverse disciplines are covered this year ranging from photography to architecture; from performance art to hand crafts. The mission of the festival is to showcase artists, designers, craftspeople, collectors, curators and makers from around the world while entertaining, educating, and reflecting…


Last Movies On The Block Screening: Creature Double Feature!

In honor of our last movie of the season, enjoy these amazing photos of make-up genius Jack P. Pierce working on what would become iconic hollywood figures. Scroll down for details on this week’s creature double feature screening! “There are six ways a surgeon can cut the skull, and I figured Dr. Frankenstein, who was…


Feeling Bookish?

With school back in full swing, we can’t help but feel a little left out of all that intellectual enrichment. So, we picked out some meaty, yet entertaining books from Symposium. Let us know what you think in the comments!


Rhode Island International Film Fest: Indowncity Picks

Short films are not only a way for a filmmaker to experiment with aesthetic and theme, they also provide an opportunity for those with varied tastes. Viewers get to experience the zeitgeist of film without the time commitment it would take to see all of the features within a festival. This year, the RI International…

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