ARTS + CULTURE

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Ask Eno: The Oldest Sparkling Wine Producer

Dear Eno, Settle an argument between me and my friend: Which region has been making sparkling wine longer – Limoux or Champagne??  – Dustin   Dear Dustin, This is a debated point among us wine scholars too. It might be a draw for you and your friend (and the sake of your friendship)!   The claim…

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Gift Guide for Creatives

Whether your creative is a hobbyist or full blown professional, they will definitely appreciate these picks from Downcity!   Fun colored pencils from Homestyle and luxe notebooks from Craftland are a great place to start for your inventors and visionaries. These metallic colored pencils have unique finish for more unusual compositions. These sketchbooks are made…

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Weekend Round Up: 12.8.17

Art Providence Holiday Show RI Convention Center :: 1 Sabin Street :: Friday, Saturday, + Sunday Dec 8th, 9th + 10th :: 10am-5pm :: Varying $ Celebrating fine art, craft and design through the work of over over 200 artists from New England and beyond. Whether you’re a holiday shopper, interior designer or art collector,…

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Spectrum: A Queer Alternative Party + Drag Show at The Salon!

cover photo by @yourbestamericanboy …It’s Back! What’s better than having fun and raising money? Adding drag queens of course! The Salon is proud to host this month’s Spectrum: an alternative queer party and drag show. Come drink, dance, and enjoy drag performances by some of your favorite local queens! A percentage of the bar will…

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Get Your Holiday Cards from Craftland!

Whew! Where did November go? Time to throw out your leftover Thanksgiving pie and pick up your holiday cards! Hanukkah starts next week, and snail mail is likely to start slowing down. Here are some fun cards we picked out from Craftland to get you started.

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2017 PVD Winter Lights Market and Tree Lighting

This year, Providence’s annual holiday tradition will take place over two days and feature a wealth of activities for all to enjoy including two tree lighting ceremonies, world champion figure skating demonstrations, special giveaways, live performances, an artist marketplace and so much more! Mayor Jorge Elorza and the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism are holding the…

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Finding Neverland at PPAC

Starting this evening, PPAC is hosting FINDING NEVERLAND in collaboration with NBC 10 and Adoption RI. the show is a part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series.  Based on the Academy Award-winning picture by David Magee, and the play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee, FINDING NEVERLAND follows the relationship between playwright J.M….

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#Ask Eno: What is Cachça?

Dear Eno, What is Cachaca (and how do you say it??) – Alex   Dear Alex, Cachaça (pronounced kah-SHAH-sa) is a spirit made in Brazil.  It is sometimes incorrectly referred to as “Brazilian Rum”, but there are important distinctions in their processes that make them different. Culturally speaking, Brazil is very proud of its national spirit! Cachaça can…

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It’s Coming! Celebrate Downcity 2017!

Celebrate Downcity 2017 NOVEMBER 25TH :: 12pm–5pm :: Grant’s Block InDowncity ushers in the holiday season with its annual Small Business Saturday event, the Celebrate Downcity block party! (#celebratedowncity17) Join us for cheerful post-Thanksgiving festivities on November 25th.                                    …

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