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PVDfest to Return, June 2-5, 2016

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From the Mayor’s Office: Signature Event in “America’s Coolest City” Returns for Second Year Rebranded and expanded, PVDFest will bring four days of art, music, and to the streets of Providence, June 2-5, 2016 Providence, RI – City of Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and Founding Creative Partner FirstWorks announced PVDFest, Rhode Island’s …

Last Burnside Park Beer Garden of the season

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Photo from Greater Kennedy Plaza After being extended for two more weeks, tonight is for real the last Burnside Park Beer Garden Music Series event of the year. We’ve had a great season featuring a wide array of local music–clearly Providence has a wealth of talent! We have one more night for you on Thursday, Sept 19. Grupo Sazon, is …

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Last Burnside Park Beer Garden of the season – Today at 4:30pm

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Don’t miss the last show of the SUMMER SEASON! Don’t let the morning showers fool you – great forecast for tonight as Mark Cutler and the Men of Great Courage & Sara Azriel take the Burnside Stage. Plus the Trinity Brewhouse & Revival Brewing Company beer garden, and delicious dinner from Fancheezical Providence, Lotus Pepper and Like No Udder! It’s …

Burnside Park Beer Garden Music Series is a go for this evening

In Arts, Events by Jef Nickerson5 Comments

Careful, if you ask me to hold your beer, I might drink it. [box style=”alert”]Slight change of plans. The band will be playing and the beer will be flowing, but it will be taking place inside at Trinity Brewhouse, see you there![/alert] There is a chance of a passing shower this afternoon, but the surprising fall-like chill in the air …

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Providence 4th of July 2013 festival and fireworks at India Point Park

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The City has announced plans for this year’s Fourth of July celebration at India Point Park. See the bottom of the post for information about traffic restrictions and heightened security measures. Mayor Taveras Invites Providence Residents To Celebrate Fourth of July Rhode Island Philharmonic Pops Orchestra performance and fireworks display highlight BankRI Independence Day Celebration in India Point Park PROVIDENCE, …

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, …

FirstWorks Festival in Kennedy Plaza, September 29

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Saturday, September 29th, FirstWorks will transform Greater Kennedy Plaza. Bandaloop (shown in the video above) performing acrobatics off the side of Providence’s iconic Downtown skyline buildings will be one of more than a dozen performances and installations taking place throughout the Plaza and surrounding area. Events begin at 4pm and run through the evening. Visit FirstWorks a full list of …

“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 …

Roger Williams National Memorial Park Downtown Sunset Series

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Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and maybe even a picnic dinner and sit on the lawn at the beautiful Roger Williams National Memorial and enjoy FREE concerts by some of the best songwriters RI has to offer. Also Narragansett Cultural Presentation by Tomaquag Indian Memorial Museum (July 21 from 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.), Jessa Piaia will present a one-person interpretation …

Providence 4th of July 2012 festival and fireworks at India Point Park

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The City of Providence will be celebrating the 4th of July again this year with a festival and fireworks at India Point Park. See more information below including the traffic plan and a reminder that no fireworks or sparklers will be allowed in the park. Mayor Taveras Invites Providence Residents to Celebrate Fourth of July Rhode Island Philharmonic Pops Orchestra …