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Waterfire Providence: Basin Fire

Waterfire Providence: Basin Fire
Event name
Waterfire Providence: Basin Fire
EventID
441833769
event Date Begin
09-04-2014
event Date End
09-04-2014
event Days
org Name
WaterFire Providence
event Url
http://waterfire.org/schedule/2014-waterfire-event-schedule/
venue Name
Waterplace Park
venue Address1
In between Memorial Blvd & Francis Street
venue Address2
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02903
event Ticket Info
free
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
7:14pm
event Type
ART + MUSEUMS
secondary Type
FAMILY FUN, FREE
WaterFire Providence, the award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans installed on three rivers in downtown Providence, has been praised by Rhode Island residents and visitors alike as a powerful work of art and a moving symbol of Providence's Renaissance. Basin Fire WaterFire installations are a smaller version of the event; lighting up the circle of twenty-two braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin and the five braziers leading up to the Providence Place mall.

Movies on the Block: Dazed and Confused

Movies on the Block: Dazed and Confused
Event name
Movies on the Block: Dazed and Confused
EventID
441836369
event Date Begin
09-04-2014
event Date End
09-04-2014
event Days
org Name
event Url
http://www.shopdowncity.com/news/archives/57622
venue Name
Grant's Block
venue Address1
250 Westminster Street
venue Address2
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02903
event Ticket Info
Free
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
Dusk
event Type
FILM
secondary Type
FREE
Providence's only outdoor movie theater is back for another season of classics under the stars.  Grab a blanket or chair, snag some treats from our local vendors and head on down for a great night of entertainment!

Dan Blakeslee: Album Release Show

Dan Blakeslee: Album Release Show
Event name
Dan Blakeslee: Album Release Show
EventID
441868848
event Date Begin
09-04-2014
event Date End
09-04-2014
event Days
org Name
Columbus Theatre
event Url
http://columbustheatre.com/event/dan-blakeslee/
venue Name
Columbus Theatre
venue Address1
270 Broadway
venue Address2
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02903
event Ticket Info
$10 ADV | $12 DOS
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
http://danblakesleepvd.brownpapertickets.com/
event Start Time
8pm doors 9pm show
event Type
MUSIC
secondary Type
with Tallahassee and Will Dailey

"Celebrating the Rhode Island Watercolor Society with 1,000 Works on Paper" Fundraiser and Exhibition

"Celebrating the Rhode Island Watercolor Society with 1,000 Works on Paper" Fundraiser and Exhibition
Event name
"Celebrating the Rhode Island Watercolor Society with 1,000 Works on Paper" Fundraiser and Exhibition
EventID
441865603
event Date Begin
08-09-2014
event Date End
09-04-2014
event Days
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
org Name
Rhode Island Watercolor Society
event Url
http://www.rhodeislandwatercolorsociety.wildapricot.org/page-1682339
venue Name
venue Address1
venue Address2
venue City
venue State
venue Zip
event Ticket Info
Free admission
event Phone1
event Phone2
401-726-1876
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 10 am-4 pm, Sundays noon-4 pm Closed Mondays and holidays
event Type
ART + MUSEUMS
secondary Type
FAMILY FUN, FREE, SPECIAL EVENTS
Have you always admired the work of local artists, but couldn't afford to take their pieces home? The Rhode Island Watercolor Society is hosting a fundraiser and exhibition from August 9 to September 4. Small original works on paper by local artists (drawings and paintings) will be on sale for $20 each. The exhibit is free to view and open to the public. We hope you will join us in support of RIWS!

Addressing Thee: A reading of early 19th century letters by costumed interpreters

Addressing Thee: A reading of early 19th century letters by costumed interpreters
Event name
Addressing Thee: A reading of early 19th century letters by costumed interpreters
EventID
441870112
event Date Begin
09-04-2014
event Date End
09-04-2014
event Days
Thursday
org Name
Newport Historical Society
event Url
http://www.newporthistory.org/2014/addressing-thee-letters-from-the-obadiah-williams-papers/
venue Name
Wannamoisett Country Club
venue Address1
96 Hoyt Avenue
venue Address2
venue City
Rumford
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02916
event Ticket Info
$5 per person
event Phone1
event Phone2
401-841-8770
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
5:30pm
event Type
LECTURES + TALKS
secondary Type
ART + MUSEUMS
Costumed interpreters read from The Williams Papers, an important collection of correspondence and related documents of two generations of the family of Obadiah Williams (1767-1848), Quakers of Newport and Providence, New Bedford, and New York State. The letters reflect family and spiritual matters, debates over war and changes occurring in the young country. Addressing Thee brings to life the concerns and struggles of these extraordinary times and revealing ordinary life in Newport during this transitional era.

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