Events:

  • Jeff Burns / Country DNA / Rhode to Bali / Matt Fraza Band

    Blues, country and island-style music.

    April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • The Elvis & Orbison Show

    A celebration of two different rock gods, Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison.

    April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Get the Led Out

    A ’70s inspired, hazy-lazy Zeppelin tribute.

    April 17 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • B – The Underwater Bubble Show

    Cirque du Soleil, but with bubbles, lasers, juggling, and flying foam.

    April 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Fashion Revolution Providence

    A week dedicated to sustainable fashion and eco-friendly practices within the fashion industry. Events around town include random acts of modeling and a discounted fashion stop trail map, with a capstone event on April 25. See @fashionrevolutionpvd for complete details.

    April 19 @ 8:00 am - April 25 @ 5:00 pm
  • Poetry Showcase

    It’s National Poetry Month, and What Cheer Writers Club presents this showcase of local poet’s work. 5pm. Online only @ eventbrite.com/e/poetry-showcase-tickets-143102492407

    April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Rob Smith

Experiments in Democracy: The Central Falls Neighborhood Health Station aims to improve public health

Innocuous and overlooked, Central Falls usually isn’t seen as a radical experiment in democracy. On February 4, however, it will open the Central Falls Neighborhood Health Station, a collaboration between Blackstone Valley Health Care, Inc and the city of Central Falls. This is a community health clinic on steroids. At 47,000 square feet it will […]

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Opened and Closed

Opened Fearless Fish Market: Rhody’s new fresh fish market opens Jan 29at 425 W Fountain St. fearlessfishmarket.com The Green Room: Rhody’s latest smoke shop opened last month. 895 Post Rd. Fl 2, Warwick. Closed Ken’s Ramen: The beloved noodle shop slurped its last drop last month.  AS220 Food Bar: Closed until March for renovations. Bar area […]

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Sojourn for the Vulnerable

  Sojourner House started as a women’s shelter, but has expanded in recent years. One of its newest programs is aimed at LGBTQ+ populations. They have three shelters, one for female identifying and gender non-conforming victims of domestic violence, one for male identifying and gender nonconforming victims of domestic violence and human trafficking (and their children), […]

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Local Allies: RI organizations support trans folk in our community

“Trans” is a wide-ranging umbrella term that applies to numerous identities: transgender, gender non-conforming/variant/creative, non-binary, genderqueer, intersex and others. It’s a wide spectrum enriched every day as we learn more about human gender and sexuality. If you identify as the gender you were assigned at birth, you are cisgender. It can also be defined as […]

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Insured for Sure! It’s open enrollment season and RI does insurance right

It’s that time of year, and I’m not talking about the holidays. Starting today and extending well into December is the open enrollment period for affordable health insurance. HealthSource RI is the official state agency for the insurance marketplace, one of only 12 in the nation. Insuring people for healthcare is actually one of the things […]

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Knock, Knock! Our resident political junkie goes door to door with Justine Caldwell

I abhor starting with cliche, but here’s one: You never know what someone goes through until you walk a mile in their shoes. Our streets are crowded in the evenings with activists, candidates and canvassers knocking on doors to spread word of their cause, but even for longtime news junkies, it’s hard to imagine what […]

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