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…


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…


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…


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….


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…


Weekend Round Up: Labor Day Edition!

Otter Creek Pint Night Malted Barley Providence :: 334 Westminster Street :: Friday Sept 1st :: 6pm-9pm :: Free Come down to The Malted Barley Providence and enjoy the flavors of Otter Creek Brewing! Featured beers include: Orange Dream – Cream Ale Free Flow – IPA Neon Flow – Passionfruit Oktoberfest – Marzen DAY TRILL Alex and…


10 Things You May Not Have Know About Raging Bull

Second to last movie of the summer! De Niro’s portrayal of the ornery boxer Jake LaMotta along with Scorsese’s masterful direction, catapulted Raging Bull to top cinefile lists all over the country. Playing Thursday, August 31st at Grant’s Block (260 Westminster). Movie begins at sunset. After seeing Raging Bull, Jake LaMotta realized what a terrible person he…


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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