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Weekend Round Up: 8.18.17

  Book Browsing at Symposium 240 Westminster Street :: Fr-Sa 10a-8pm; Su 10am-5pm :: $- $$ Bonus tip: grab a cup of coffee from Small Point Café, curl up on a chair, and test drive these titles about RI we highlighted this week.     The Circus of Love Aurora Providence :: 276 Westminster Street…

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10 things you may not have known about Stir Crazy

Only two more Movies left! Come laugh your laughs at Stir Crazy this Thursday! Starts at sunset, on 260 Westminster Street. 350 Arizona State Prison inmates worked as extras in the film.   The cast and crew had to leave the prison walking in single file every night so the prison guards could ensure that…

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10 Things You May Not Have Known about Do the Right Thing

This film was inspired by an incident in New York City, where black youths were chased out of a pizzeria by white youths in Howard Beach. According to former President Barack Obama, he and First Lady Michelle Obama saw the movie on their first date.   Director of Photography Ernest R. Dickerson determined they’d have to shoot on an East-West…

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Weekend Round Up: 8.11.17

Go to Faust! 122 Fountain Street :: Closes for good Saturday August 12th ::  4pm-2am :: $$     Downtown Boys/What Cheer duo Record Release at Aurora 276 Westminster Street  :: Friday 11th :: 9:30pm “Yooo!!! We are releasing a new album soon and we wanna have a big party!! Co-presenting this with Our Loving…

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Aurora Closes at the End of October – But Not Without a Bang!

The venue, community meeting spot, and cocktail haven is slated to be closing by the end of October. In the meantime, we’re going to be enjoying every. last. drop. Of all the LECTURES… DANCING… THEATER… MUSIC…   and DRINKS…   …we can possibly manage. Here’s the official statement:   Dear Aurora Family and Friends, We…

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10 Things you Might not have Known About Dumb and Dumber

Gearing up for Dumb and Dumber, screening at Grant’s Block on August 10th!  Did you know…   Dumb and Dumber shares similar thematic devices to Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor film Stir Crazy (1980) (which will be screening at Movies on the Block August 24th). Both films involve two friends who, after getting fired from service jobs on the…

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10 things you didnt know about Moonlight

Movies on the Block will be screening MOONLIGHT on August 3rd at Grant’s Block. Here are some things you might not have known about the production:   Naomie Harris had to shoot her entire role in three days, in between her promotional tour of Spectre (2015), due to a visa problem (Harris is British). The scenes spanned 15…

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