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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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Ricky Rainbow Beard at Aurora TONIGHT!

This Wednesday, we’re in for a real treat at Aurora. First, stop by for The Ricky Rainbow Beard Show. It’s what happens when you mix a talk show with story time! You say you like kids’ shows? Well, at The Ricky Rainbow Beard Show we say, “Yes You Can!” Come for an experience you can’t…

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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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