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PVDFest – June 7-10, 2018

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Marking its fourth year, Providence’s signature cultural celebration showcases the diversity and vibrancy of the Creative Capital through art installations, live music and dance, food, and much, much more.

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Encuentro 2018, a national conference on Latino heritage and historic preservation – April 26-28, 2018

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Registration is open for Encuentro 2018, a national conference on Latino heritage and historic preservation, planned for Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28. This groundbreaking event is organized by Latinos in Heritage Conservation, Rhode Island Latino Arts, and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. Encuentro is the 33rd Annual R.I. Statewide Historic Preservation Conference and LHC’s 3rd National Convening. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the Commission.

Capital Ideas: Planning Providence 1636-2020, May 4

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Capital Ideas: Planning Providence May 04, 2011 – June 22, 2011 Providence City Hall Gallery, 2nd Floor 25 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903 Opening Reception and program: May 4 • 5-7pm Exhibit Times: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Can you imagine zipping around downtown on a monorail train? Rowing a boat in front of the State House? Driving on a …

News & Notes

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I want to bike and walk but… [Coalition for Transportation Choices] For Earth Day 2010, CTC member Audubon Society of RI challenged students grades 3 – 12 to respond to the lead-in “I want to bike and walk but…” The students addressed their essays, poems or raps to their town’s mayor and submitted their work individually or had it selected …

Park Series starts tonight

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PARK SERIES is Providence’s FREE Waterfront Music Series in the newly designed India Point Park! This event is part of the “Celebrate Providence!” Neighborhood Performing Arts Series and is presented and sponsored by the City of Providence, David N. Cicilline, Mayor, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, the Parks Department and Friends of India Point Park. Bring your dancing …

StreetFilms at COP15

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Tens of thousands of people from nearly every nation on earth have descended on Copenhagen this month for the UN climate summit. As the delegates try to piece together a framework for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, they’re also absorbing lessons from one of the world’s leading cities in sustainable transportation. In Copenhagen, fully 37 percent of commute trips are made …

GC: Photos – Pumpkin Launch Video

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Video © Grayfamilia Flickr member Grayfamilia shared his video of the pumpkin launch at Dexter Training Ground in our Flickr Group. If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.

Leon Krier lecture (12/03)

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LEON KRIER Thursday, December 03, 2009 Lecture & Book Signing 5:30pm-7:30pm De Ciccio Family Auditorium (Salomon 101) Brown University Main Green Providence, RI 02903 Leon Krier is one of the most influential architects and urbanists practicing in the world today. In lectures, writings and design projects, he has developed a vision of traditional form for human settlements for contemporary society. …

Megan Andelloux: The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health before Pawtucket Zoning Board of Review

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This post was submitted by friend of GC:PVD Megan Andelloux (A.A.S.E.C.T Certified Sexuality Educator, A.A.S.E.C.T Mentor, A.C.S Board Certified Sexologist). Monday night (11/30/09), she will be going before the Pawtucket Zoning Board of Review to defend her right to educate adults about the topics of sexual health and pleasure. Find out more info on upcoming workshops & sexuality questions at …

Craftland Holiday Party (12/09)

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Surely everyone is aware by now that Craftland is running year round on Westminster Street, but that doesn’t mean they are not having a Holiday Party to ring in their usual season. Please join us for the Craftland Show 2009 opening party! We have affordable handmade gifts made by 170 local and national artists. This year our show runs from …

Downbucket?

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The Pawtucket Foundation is still seeking submissions for their rebranding effort for Downtown Pawtucket. You could win $500!

New Urban Arts Coming Up Taller celebration and exhibition

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Earlier this month, New Urban Arts received the Coming Up Taller award in D.C., this week they are back home and ready to celebrate. This Friday, Nov. 20th, New Urban Arts will have an award celebration at their Westminster Street studio from 4pm to 5pm, and an exhibition opening from 5pm to 7pm. The awards celebration is hosted by Myrth …