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…


Lemonade Screening at Aurora Providence

Cool off with THE Lemonade–Beyoncé’s visual album which has swept up the nation.     Join Dr. Renee Hobbs and Ph.D. candidate Jillian Belanger as they take a bite into the rich symbolism and cultural context of LEMONADE.  After screening the 60 minute visual/musical work, a discussion will be led by the two URI affiliates. Participants from…


Weekend Round Up: Downcity Picks for 6.24.16

Here it is folks–your formula for the perfect weekend.   Friday Eat a light dinner, then dance the night away.   Start the evening off with some fresh oysters, cheese plate, and crispy brussel sprouts with your crew at Red Fin Crudo + Kitchen. Some great Spanish rosé will help to lubricate for DJ Nick Hallstrom’s…

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