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Burbage Theatre Company: GALILEO

The Burbage Theatre is back for their 7th season! First up is Bertolt Brecht’s Galileo – the preview is scheduled for this Thursday, August 24th at Aurora Providence. Galileo examines the tension between the pursuit of knowledge and the power of official ideology, and is widely considered one of Brecht’s masterworks. In the wake of Copernicus’s…

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Aurora Future Mondays: 8.21.17

Aurora will be closing at the end of October. As they fill up the last of their days with fabulous, community oriented programming, this will be the last month of the Future Monday Series. Make it count, and get down there to support United Way of Rhode Island and Hasbro Summer Learning Program!   AUGUST…

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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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Ask Eno: Sweet or Dry?

Dear Eno, Is Prosecco considered sweet or dry? – Dina              Dear Dina, It depends – most Prosecco ranges from dry to off-dry.   Luckily most sparkling wines remove the guessing work and tell us how sweet a given wine will be right on the label!  Many regions and producers use…

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Only 5 more Rooftop tastings left!

This may be the best way to spend Thirsty Thursday – and there’s only a couple more left! Eno Rooftop tastings include: Ample samples, light snacks, tons of info from a pro, and unbeatable rooftop views from the Peerless Building in Downtown Providence. Tastings are always rain or shine! Starts at 7pm.   Call or Stop…

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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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Aurora Future Mondays: 8.14.17

You may have heard already – but Aurora will be closing at the end of October. As they fill up the last of their days with fabulous, community oriented programming, this will be the last month of the Future Monday Series. Make it count, and get down there to support United Way of Rhode Island and…

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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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5 Things We’re Looking Forward to When North Moves to The Dean

Talk about bittersweet! We’re going to seriously miss Faust and all of their awesome vittles + biers. However, there are plenty of reasons to be excited about The Dean’s newest tenant, North. Here’s what we’re looking forward to.   all photos by North unless otherwise noted. More Seating While the charm of North’s Westside location…

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