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Downcity Living: Our Neighbor Mara Koppel

“We chose this space because of the light.” And what a magnificent space that light fills! Mara Koppel and her husband Bob moved to Downtown Providence towards the end of 2012. But Mara is no stranger to Rhode Island. After fleeing Europe during World War II as a young child, Mara and her parents settled…

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Weekend Round Up: 10.13.17

Malted Barley Oktoberfest ft. Radeberger Pilsner 334 Westminster Street ::  all WEEKEND :: Variable Times :: Free The Malted Barley Providence is having its first annual Oktoberfest event! Enjoy autumn the way they do in Europe – outdoors, with lots of yummy food, entertainment, and of course, frothy, delicious brews. Celebrate with friends, neighbors, and strangers on…

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This Week at Aurora: 10.2.17

As programming winds down at Aurora, we’re sharing highlighted events at the beginning of every single week! Here’s what we’re looking forward to.     Free Show this Monday (today!) Worst Days, Spitehouse, & Mar at Aurora :: Oct 2nd :: 9pm PVD hardcore with punk/screamo influences, post-black mathgaze back from homeostasis, + loud heavy noise as…

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This Week at Aurora: 9.25.17

As programming winds down at Aurora, we’re sharing highlighted events at the beginning of every single week! Here’s what we’re looking forward to.   Free Show this Monday (today!) vudu sister • leiko • seatbelt :: Sept 25th :: 9pm Gentle moody magic. Indulge in some velvety dark folk tunes and penetrating vocals.     Tuesday…

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This Weekend: Doors Open RI Festival: Indowncity Highlights

This Saturday the Doors Open RI Festival will give you free behind-the-scenes access to 20+ amazing places across Providence. Here’s some highlights Indowncity is looking forward to!   Micro Unit at the Providence Arcade :: 130 Westminster Street :: 10am-3pm As if walking along the balconies of the Arcade wasn’t neat enough already, now you’re invited…

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New Fall Book Releases at Symposium

As life moves indoors with the change of seasons, it can be tempting to idle away your free time with your smartphone. This year though, we’re looking forward to sinking into these new fall book releases over at Symposium. What about you?   What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit…

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This Week at Aurora: 9.18.17

cover photo by Ryan Welch As programming winds down at Aurora, we’re sharing highlighted events at the beginning of every single week! Here’s what we’re looking forward to.   Spectrum September 18th :: 9pm :: Free What’s better than having fun and raising money? Adding drag queens of course! Future Mondays at Aurora is proud to…

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Remembering a lost neighborhood: An Oral History of Lippitt Hill at Providence Public Library

cover photo sourced from Rhode Island College’s Chet Smolski Collection “It is extremely important to record this history from the people who lived, worked, and played on Lippitt Hill,” Ray Rickman, project director, said, “before it is lost.” Under a special grant from the Heritage Harbor Foundation, STAGES OF FREEDOM, a Providence-based nonprofit, is conducting interviews to…

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Get Your Trinity Subscription For Massive Savings!

cover photo by Anne Harrigan For the best value and seats, sign up for your full-season 6-play subscription and save up to 33%. Receive unlimited free ticket exchanges, making it easy to fit Trinity Rep into your schedule. When you become a subscriber to the 2017-18 Season, you won’t miss a single memory-making, thought-provoking, conversation-spurring moment. TO…

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This Week at Aurora: 9.11.17

With only two months left of programming, we’re sharing Aurora’s highlights at the beginning of the week! Here’s what we’re looking forward to for the week of 9.11.17.   Family Feud :: 9.12.17 :: 8:30pm-11:30pm With your host, Annie B. Frank Competing in this game show will be the following “families”: The Stay Silent Family The Horror…

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