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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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2017 Providence 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

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Image from Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism by Michael Christofaro The City of Providence will celebrate with fireworks, food, music, and more at India Point Park on July 4th. Details from the Department of Arts, Culture, + Tourism: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Providence Tourism Council are pleased …

Get ready for Bright Night

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Now that we’ve got Christmas out of the way, it is time to think about New Year’s Eve. Providence’s New Year’s tradition, Bright Night continues this year with music, food, art, and more throughout Downtown. Schedule Locations Tickets

Urban Greens Fall Fiesta – October 21, 2012

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On Sunday, October 21, from 5:30pm to 12am, Urban Greens Food Co-op will be hosting a Fall Fiesta at the AS220, 115 Empire St, to celebrate the local food system, the power of co-operative structures, and Urban Greens Food Co-op’s recent progress and successes. Chefs from local restaurants will be preparing small plates featuring ingredients from local farms and producers, …

GC: Photos

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © provbenson2009 Photo © h ssan

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © Armadillo Commander Photo © lddana51two

“Noon Tunes” Thursdays in September at Burnside Park

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“Noon Tunes” in Burnside Park starts today and continues every Thursday in September – 12pm-1pm. This summer GKP teamed up with Brown Student and Community Radio to bring summer jams, international beats, and electro jazz to Burnside Park. This Thursday we kick off our September lunchtime music series Noon Tunes where you can enjoy food truck fare and music each …

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © judyboy Photo © provbenson2009

Roger Williams National Memorial Healthy Food Truck Throwdown, August 9

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This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for sometime this fall. Healthy Food Truck Throwdown Roger Williams National Memorial Thursday, August 9, 2012 | 11:30am – 1:00pm Join the Rhode Island Department of Health, The Mayor of Providence and Roger Williams National Memorial staff in a lunchtime event that will showcase the culinary skills of Rhode Island’s Food …

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News & Notes

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If you’re on Twitter or Facebook and live in Providence, then you’ve seen this story posted a thousand times already today, if you’re not, then here you go: The New York Times: 36 Hours in Providence, R.I. Providence’s grit and obscurity make it easy to underestimate. On the verge of bankruptcy, with a former mayor who served four years in …