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Wednesday Sep 02, 2015

Pint Night at Hanley's Ale House

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Hanley's Ale House
  • Address: 52 Pine Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Hanley's Ale House
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Wenseday night pint night at Hanley's! $5 burgers all night!

Benefit Street: Women Who Made a Difference Walking Tour

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: John Brown House Museum
  • Address: 52 Power Street, Providence, RI 02906
  • Venue: John Brown House Museum

On Wednesdays, the stories of courage, spirit, and achievement of women such as Helen Metcalf (founder of RISD), Nancy Elizabeth Prophet (sculptress and RISD graduate), Antoinette Downing and Elizabeth Chace (ardent preservationists) will be highlighted.

Dick Lupino Trio

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Sardella's Restaurant
  • Address: 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI 02840
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Dick Lupino with different musicians each week perform Jazz/American Songbook. Reservations required. Dinner specials offered.

Hump Day Happy Hour

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Public Kitchen & Bar
  • Address: 120 Francis Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Public Kitchen & Bar
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Join us at the bar and in the lounge for our Hump Day Happy Hour specials. Enjoy $1, $2 and $3 appetizers! Visit us on Facebook to view this month's Hump Day Happy Hour Menu. Complimentary valet.

Salsa Con Soul

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Aurora
  • Address: 276 Westminster St., Providence, RI 02903
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Wednesday

SALSACONSOUL Infused Salsa w/ Team Dance Pros Salsa l Guaguanco l Guaracha l Mambo Every First Wednesday of the Month Open 7PM – 1AM Dance Pros For Our Nights Feature Lessons in Salsa On1 Salsa On2 MamboPachanga Cha Cha Bachata & Kizomba are offered on Special Nights Featuring Providences Dance Pros Mori Granot Hector Solis Sydonee HarrisAngel Sanchez Brandon Contreras Martin Rivera Infused Salsa blends by DJ CUE 9pm-1am Cover $15 (7pm-9pm) Includes 2 workshops w/ Dance Pros $10 (After... read more

SalsaConSoul Monthly Salsa Events

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Aurora Providence
  • Address: 276 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02908
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Wednesday

SALSACONSOUL Infused Salsa w/ Team Dance Pros Salsa Guaguanco Guaracha Mambo Every First Wednesday of the Month Open 7PM - 1AM Dance Pros For Our Nights Feature Lessons in Salsa On1 Salsa On2 Mambo Pachanga Cha Cha Bachata & Kizomba are offered on Special Nights Featuring Providences Dance Pros Mori Granot Hector Solis Sydonee Harris Angel Sanchez Brandon Contreras Martin Rivera Infused Salsa blends by DJ CUE 9pm-1am Cover $15 (8pm-10pm) Includes 2 workshops w/ Dance Pros $10 (Afte... read more

Stump! Trivia

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: The Whiskey Republic
  • Address: 515 South Water Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: The Whiskey Republic
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Join us for Stump! Trivia every Wednesday night with great prizes each and every week!

The Sweet Spot

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Local 121 Restaurant
  • Address: 121 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Local 121 Restaurant
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday

Local 121 Presents "The Sweet Spot," a weekly live piano music series in The Taproom on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Inspired by traditional piano bars, The Sweet Spot showcases the talents of pianists Danny Arico, Brooks Milgate and Tom Chase. Piano begins at 8PM, and complimentary valet parking is available.

Apps and Apples- Be Prepared for the School Year

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Bradley Hospital
  • Address: 1011 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, East Providence, RI 02915

Kids spending a lot of time on Video Games? Adults spending hours on the computer? Learn how to use that time to increase executive function skills! Dr. Randy Kulman from Learning Works for Kids will present this program hosted by CHADD of Rhode Island, an ADHD support network.

Life and Work of Addison Mizner

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Redwood Library & Athenaeum
  • Address: 50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

Please join us on Wednesday, September 2 for an expectional summer lecture about elusive society architect, Addison Mizner, by author René Silvin, author of Villa Mizner: The House That Changed Palm Beach. Addison Mizner was the architect who created not only the "Palm Beach Look" but the "Mediterranean Revival" style, both enjoyed throughout South Florida. Silvin will explore the life of the charismatic architect, the grand palaces Mizner designed for America's most e... read more

Workshop Week at the Rhody Center

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: The Rhody Center for World Music and Dance
  • Address: 172 Exchange Street Unit 201, Providence, RI 02860
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Come try single classes in music and dance, during our annual Workshop Week, August 31 - September 3. During this time we will offer the following adult classes: salsa footwork and body movement, belly dance, Bollywood dance, ukulele for beginners, hip hop, and a stomp-style percussion ensemble. Workshops are $14, with no registration fees and practically zero commitment. Class sizes are capped at 10-12, so sign up early (pre-registration is still required). Try something fun and new!

Summer Work

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Hera Gallery
  • Address: 10 High St., Wakefield, RI 02879
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Hera Gallery is pleased host Summer Work, an exhibition featuring the work of Hera Members Connie Greene, Mandy Howe, Rhonda LaPorte, Elizabeth Lind, Myron Rubenstein, & James Sundquist. We invite the public to join us Saturday, August 1st from 6:00 to 8:00pm for the opening reception and to the artist panel discussion on Thursday August 20th, at 7pm. Connie Greene is a founding member of Hera Gallery living in Narragansett. Her artistic interests lie in documenting the rise of local food pr... read more

Young Frankenstein

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Theatre by the Sea
  • Address: 364 Cards Pond Road, Matunuck, RI 02879
  • Venue: Theatre by the Sea
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation The Producers comes this monster new musical comedy Young Frankenstein, playing August 19 thru September 6. This wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brooks’ classic comedy masterpiece. The story follows bright young Dr. Frankenstein as he attempts to complete his grandfather's masterwork and bring a corpse to life. With such memorable tunes as “The Transylvania Mania,” “He Vas M... read more

Flutterby: Butterflies in Bloom (FINAL SEASON)

  • September 02, 2015
  • Address: 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
  • Venue: Roger Williams Park Zoo
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

This summer-long special exhibit that thrilled tens of thousands is back at Roger Williams Park Zoo for its second and final year! Flutterby: Butterflies in Bloom provides an immersive experience inside the Zoo’s beautifully landscaped greenhouse filled with hundreds of free-flying native North American butterflies. A delight for butterfly and gardening enthusiasts alike, this enchanting experience invites visitors to discover a deeper appreciation for some of our earth’s most imperi... read more

My Sky: an exhibit exploring the universe at Providence Children's Museum

This summer, Providence Children’s Museum hosts My Sky, a traveling exhibit that encourages families to look up and be inspired by the wonders of the universe. My Sky invites children and adults to investigate the sun, moon and stars together in an immersive environment as they: • Explore close-up images of the sun • Discover the phases of the moon • Gaze through a telescope to study the stars and planets • Find familiar constellations and invent new ones • Meet ... read more

Slater Mill Tours

  • September 02, 2015
  • Address: 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860
  • Venue: Slater Mill Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Visit the birthplace of the American industrial revolution! Take a guided tour through our country's first successful cotton spinning mill. See spinning frames and power looms, the machine shop, an industrial waterwheel, and much more. Standard museum tour admission includes a tour of all three historic structures on campus. Tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Spirits and Stogies

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Top of Newport Rooftop Bar
  • Address: One Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
  • Venue: Hotel Viking
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Enjoy a Cigar of the week, 3 tastings of a selected spirit and a 3 course meal at The Hotel Viking's Top of Newport Roof Top Bar!!

Clothing Optional: A Figurative Show

  • September 02, 2015
  • Address: 150 Chestnut Street Floor 3, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: ArtProv Gallery
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

ArtProv gallery, a contemporary gallery located in the Jewelry District’s historic Doran Building at 150 Chestnut Street, will open its newest exhibit, “Clothing Optional: A Figurative Show,” on August 12 with an opening reception during Gallery Night Providence on August 20 from 5 – 9 p.m. The show will close on September 25. “Clothing Optional” will feature works by a number of local, national and international artists, including: Jeff Bye, Ted DiLucia, Eli... read more

About the Aqueducts of Portugal Exhibit

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: James P. Adams Library · Rhode Island College
  • Address: 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day

Portugal has a tradition of moving water substantial distances for agricultural and communal needs, dating back at least to Roman times, and has many aqueducts. The fourteen multi-arched, above ground, aqueducts that were selected for this exhibition supplied fortresses, cities, universities, monasteries, palaces, gardens, and manufactories. One is Roman. Another revived a Roman predecessor. Two are fed by saqiyas, ancient chain-of-bucket devices used by the Romans and the Moors for raising w... read more

Iterations: from Paris to Providence features the work of 9 local artists

  • September 02, 2015
  • Address: 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Providence Public Library
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Providence Public Library’s summer exhibit "Iterations: From Paris to Providence" (in the Providence Journal Rhode Island Room, 1stfloor, 150 Empire Street, Providence) features pochoir-printed plates from our extensive art and architecture collection and the work of nine local artists who used the plates as creative inspiration. Pochoir is a many-layered stenciling process that produces extremely vivid and dimensional prints; it was particularly popular in late 19th and early ... read more

Wednesday Walk-around: A guided tour of Blithewold

Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle/McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where magnificent trees and a variety of colorful gardens demonstrate Blithewold's prominence in horticulture. This tour concludes with a Q & A--complete with iced tea--served ... read more

Fraternite: The French in Newport

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Newport Historical Society
  • Address: 127 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

A two-part exhibit that showcases the role of the French during the Revolutionary War. The Colony House portion focuses on the French participation in Rhode Island during the American Revolution. The portion at the Museum of Newport History highlights the relationship between the Marquis de Lafayette and Daniel Lyman, a local Continental army officer and a leading 18th century Newport resident. Presented by the Newport Historical Society. Hours and admission prices vary.

Providence Ghost Tour

  • September 02, 2015
  • Location: Prospect Terrace Park
  • Address: Congdon St, Providence, RI 02906
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Now in our 10th season, we have been voted as one of the Top Ten Ghost Tours by TripAdvisor.com. Join us as we lead you by lantern light through the darkened streets of the historic East Side of Providence, RI sharing with you stories that will be sure to send a chill down your spine.

Thursday Sep 03, 2015

Half Off Thursdays at Hanley's Ale House

  • September 03, 2015
  • Location: Hanley's Ale House
  • Address: 52 Pine Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Hanley's Ale House
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday

ALl day and night all food purchases are half off!

Salsa Fever Thursdays

  • September 03, 2015
  • Location: Tantric Lounge
  • Address: 1070 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday

To Mambo Pa Ti (MPT), Latin dance is a way of life. That's why we're incredibly passionate about not only giving students the tools they need to succeed and have fun on the dance floor, but in creating a supportive community of fierce Salseros. Salsa Fever Thursdays, MPT's weekly social dance, is a safe nurturing place to celebrate our hard work, practice your moves and gain inspiration from new and old friends. The chill vibe features great music, from New England's best djs, weekly classes an... read more

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