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Something for Everyone: The Providence French Film Festival returns

The Providence French Film Festival 2020 (“PFFF20”), now in its 22nd year, will screen all of its events on the Brown University campus at the Granoff Center for the Arts, 154 Angell St, PVD. All screenings are open to the public, and tickets may be purchased on the web either in advance or by entering […]

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Reading Across Rhode Island: A conversation with Kate Lentz of the Rhode Island Center for the Book

Around the world, shared-reading programs bring communities together to experience a single work of literature. Canada’s public broadcaster sponsors a nationwide Canada Reads campaign. In Dublin, Ireland, One City, One Book welcomes readers into a narrative tied to the city. As Ocean State residents begin a new year by collectively opening Rising: Dispatches from a […]

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Art Trolleys ‘Graduate’ to Downtown Hotel Hub: Gallery Night Providence has a new home

The trolley shuttle service of Gallery Night Providence has a new launching point — one that may give even more visibility to the city’s free art tour. Last year, Gallery Night trolleys picked up and dropped off at Regency Plaza Apartments in Providence; they’ll now be rolling up Dorrance Street to the front door of […]

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A Story to Tell: Funda Fest celebrates storytelling in its 22nd year

Funda Fest, the annual celebration of black storytelling presented by Rhode Island Black Storytellers (RIBS), will take place throughout the state from January 25 through February 2. The Festival is in its 22nd year. “‘Funda’ means ‘to teach and to learn’ in Zulu and Kiswahili,” explained RIBS co-founder and executive director Valerie Tutson. “We got […]

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Five Fun Things To Do: Jan 8 – 14

THU 9 Wakefield Idol 2020: The popular karaoke-style singing competition where 64 local singers compete for a cash prize of $1,500. For those of us afflicted with stage fright, you can watch online. Contemporary Theater Company, 377 Main St, Wakefield. contemporarytheatercompany.com Sweet Little Variety Show 10th Anniversary: The tenth birthday of this long-running eclectic cabaret, […]

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Fight Like a Girl: A fundraiser to support Erin Megin

On Friday, October 11, at the Academy Players theater, Radioactive Theatre Company is hosting a fundraiser, called Fight Like a Girl, for Erin Megin, a Radioactive Theatre supporter who is being treated for breast cancer. The fundraiser will include raffles, vocal performances and stage readings of three new plays written by teacher, actor, director and […]

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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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