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Larry’s Lounge: Wacky local variety show is back after COVID-19 recess

Don’t think for a second that 2020 slowed the momentum of one of RI’s most popular vaudevilles. Larry’s Lounge Variety Show, named for the old dive it started at in 2014, is a variety show that defines itself in surprises from the wackiest and wildest to the wholesome and emotionally-gripping. It’s an event where New […]

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DEVIL’s NIGHT at Dusk: A Stripped Up Costume Party

It’s the Eve of All Hallows Eve, and the fires of Devil’s Night will be roaring bright at club Dusk for the first ever BURLESQUE N’ ROLL! This two-stage indoor/outdoor carn-evil event will feature bloodcurdling bands and burlesque dancers.   Getting mummified up for the night could “payoff” for a few lucky winners of the […]

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Hit the Bricks: Former liquor store owner opens the first “intellectual bar in Cranston”

After 12 years of running Darwin Liquors on Benefit Street, George Darwin couldn’t predict another venture was waiting for him as he locked up his shop for the very last time.  “[I] sold the store in 2018. Got bored — simple as that! You have to pay bills. You have to make money. You have to […]

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Lucky Number 13; Zombie Crawl — The Final Chapter

What began as a small private pub crawl grew into a bloody block party attended by thousands over its 12 years. On Saturday, October 12, the undead will once again descend upon the Dark Lady in Downcity for Providence Zombie Night XIII: The Final Chapter. The Zombie King himself, Reverend Al Mighty, has confirmed this […]

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Clash of the Eras: Jewelry City Steampunk Festival returns to Attleboro

The former Jewelry Capital of the World is about to turn back time for the third annual Jewelry City Steampunk Festival. On Saturday, October 27, the heart of Attleboro will be filled with a clash-of-eras science fiction style that incorporates Victorian attire with industrial-era steam-powered machinery. All ages are welcome to join and learn about […]

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Dispatches from the Warzone: Rad cat reports from behind enemy lines

A sunny Sunday morning, I was driving down Shermantown Road in Saunderstown and turned in to the very quiet Smith’s Berry Farm. I didn’t stop to pick blueberries, but continued south down the rocky dirt road, deep into the heart of the green farm, until I reached a campsite on the border of the woods. […]

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