10 things you didn’t know about Dr. Strangelove

Dr. Strangelove led to actual changes in policy to ensure that the events depicted could never really occur in real life.     While shooting aerial footage over Greenland, the second unit camera crew accidentally filmed a secret US military base. Their plane was forced down, and the crew was suspected of being Soviet spies….


10 Things you didn’t know about Jungles and Deep Oceans

This week we’re screening PLANET EARTH: JUNGLES as well as PLANET EARTH: OCEANS DEEP! Here’s some cool facts about our world from the show.   80% of the Earth’s insects live in jungles. Jungles occupy only 3% of the land, yet they’re home to over half of the world’s species.   New Guinea is inhabited by…


Weekend Round Up: Pride Edition!

Crave RI The Dunkin’ Donuts Center :: Friday, June 16th :: 5:30-10pm :: $20 A delicious way to participate in CVS’ annual Health Charity Classic. Head over to The Dunk to sample some of Providence’s most beloved institutions in food, including our neighbors Rosalina, Red Fin Crudo + Kitchen, and Tom’s Bao Bao. MasterChef winner Jennifer…


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 +…


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…

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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…

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