ARTS + CULTURE

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Pulp Fiction: Did You Know?

Movies on the Block returns with cult classic Pulp Fiction on Thursday, July 19. Did you know these pieces of film trivia? 1. The F word is used 265 times.   2. Jules’ famous and oft-quoted Bible passage was actually made up by Quentin Tarantino and Samuel L. Jackson. Only the final two lines come from Ezequiel…

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Movies on the Block: Pulp Fiction

Movies on the Block returns to downtown Providence on Thursday, July 19th with cult classic Pulp Fiction. Head downtown, go for a stroll along historic Westminster Street, then join us starting at 6:30 p.m. for food, drinks and tunes.   Weenie Wizard will be serving up movie-themed hot dogs and Little Bitte Artisanal Cocktails will be…

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The Big Lebowski: Did You Know?

Movies on the Block returns Thursday, June 21 with The Big Lebowski. Did you know these 15 things about the film? 1. One of the biggest inspirations for The Dude was a real … dude. The Coen Brothers based The Dude character on a man named Jeff Dowd, who helped distribute their first film, Blood…

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10 Reasons We’re Excited for MOTB

Our first Movies on the Block event is coming up on Thursday, June 21! Here are 10 reasons we’re excited… 10. June 21 is the first day of summer and the longest day of the year … what better way to spend it than outside in this beautiful city on a warm night?   9….

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Movies on the Block: The Big Lebowski

Movies on the Block returns with our first showing on Thursday, June 21! We’re kicking things off with The Big Lebowski … yes, The Dude is coming to Providence! Grab your bathrobe, a White Russian from Little Bitte Cocktails and join us for a night under the stars. Starting at 6:30pm we’ll have food and beverages…

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MOTB is Back — with a Twist

Hello from Movies on the Block! Apologies for the delay! Our 2018 season has been up in the air, as our former home at Grant’s Block is going to be under construction this summer. Cornish Associates has some exciting plans in store for that space – read more about that here. While we will be…

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Taco Fest: Rock & Roll Yard Sale

The Providence Rock and Roll Yard Sale will return to Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest with 60+ vendors offering a mix of records, vintage finds, and handmade goods. Check out the full list of yard sale vendors here:  https://rockandrollyardsale.com/upcoming-events/ THE GIST What: 7th Annual Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest featuring the Providence Rock and Roll Yard Sale When: Saturday,…

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Taco Fest is Back on May 5

The Cinco de Mayo TACO FEST featuring the Providence Rock And Roll Yard Sale returns to Downcity on May 5, 2018   #TACOFESTPVD   Mark your calendar! From 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on May 5, enjoy the local flavors, sights and sounds of Providence as we gather on Westminster Street in Downcity to celebrate the return…

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Dinner and a Show with Hotel Providence

Did you know that Hotel Providence offers specials and packages? Whether you’re visiting from out-of-town or just want to enjoy a weekend staycation in the middle of downtown PVD, the hotel’s packages can be a fun and easy way to organize your stay in Providence. Hotel Providence is a historical boutique hotel dating back to…

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Westminster Lofts: Move-in Offer

If you love Downcity and all its restaurants, shops, cafes, and parks, listen up, because we’ve got a ridiculous offer for you in partnership with Westminster Lofts: save $1,000 on rent with a new lease! Why? Because they love InDowncity (and we love them, too). Westminster Lofts has 241 charming lofts in the upper stories…

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