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The September issue of Rhode Island Monthly will include an editorial feature called EXCELLENCE IN NURSING AWARDS profiling the best and brightest nurses in our area. In conjunction with the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, the nurses will be nominated by their peers and selected by a panel of nursing professionals and educators. Click here to download the nomination forms. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, May 22, 2015.

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Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities Symposium: Talks and Round Table Discussions

Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities Symposium: Talks and Round Table Discussions
Event name
Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities Symposium: Talks and Round Table Discussions
EventID
441913209
event Date Begin
04-24-2015
event Date End
04-25-2015
event Days
Friday, Saturday
org Name
RISD Museum
event Url
http://brownrisdsymposium.com/filter/events
venue Name
Brown University - List Arts Center Auditorium
venue Address1
64 College Street
venue Address2
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02912
event Ticket Info
Free
event Phone1
event Phone2
401-454-6500
event Email
event Ticket Url
http://brownrisdsymposium.com/
event Start Time
event Type
ART + MUSEUMS
secondary Type
Sponsored by RISD’s Architecture department and Brown University’s History of Art and Architecture department Information: brownrisdsymposium.com This two-day symposium, organized in conjunction with development of the newly planned joint Brown/RISD Masters of Architecture degree, engages leading thinkers on the nature of today’s architectural education through questioning the meaning of curriculum development that emphasizes context and explores methods for architecture to intersect with other bodies of knowledge. Keynote lecture: Bernard Tschumi, FAIA April 24, 6:30 p.m. RISD Auditorium, 17 Canal Walk, Rhode Island School of Design (Located across the street from the Museum’s Chace Center entrance)  Talks and Round Table Discussions April 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. List Art Center Auditorium, 64 College Street, Brown University   Speakers Amale Andraos, Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation; co-founder of WORKac Stan Allen, Principal of SAA/Stan Allen Architect; former dean of Princeton’s School of Architecture Arene Sunwoo, Curator of the Chicago Architecture Biennial; historian of modern and contemporary architecture Kent Kleinman, Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Planning Nader Tehrani, Professor of architecture at MIT; principal of NADAAA Matthias Sauerbruch, Co-founder of Sauerbruch Hutton; partner, Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), 1984-1988 Scheduled speakers subject to change. Visit the Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities Symposium website for the most up-to-date information. The symposium coincides with the opening of the exhibition "Drawing Ambiance: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association."

Up Close On Hope: Program 3

Up Close On Hope: Program 3
Event name
Up Close On Hope: Program 3
EventID
441878675
event Date Begin
04-10-2015
event Date End
04-25-2015
event Days
org Name
Festival Ballet Providence
event Url
http://festivalballet.com/upClose_story.php
venue Name
Festival Ballet Providence's Black Box Theatre
venue Address1
825 Hope St
venue Address2
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02906
event Ticket Info
$50
event Phone1
event Phone2
401-353-1129
event Email
event Ticket Url
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/34479
event Start Time
event Type
DANCE
secondary Type
Festival Ballet Providence's acclaimed Up Close on Hope series presents a wide variety of works in the intimacy of its 85-seat Black Box Theatre, located on the vibrant East Side of Providence. The content ranges from classical masterpieces to exciting new contemporary works. With such a unique perspective and a variety of flavors and emotions, Up Close on Hope is truly a "dance experience without equal." Each performance features an intermission reception with complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres.

Three Sisters

Three Sisters
Event name
Three Sisters
EventID
441869230
event Date Begin
04-10-2015
event Date End
04-25-2015
event Days
Sunday, Friday, Saturday
org Name
Artists' Exchange
event Url
http://www.artists-exchange.org/epictheatrecompany.html
venue Name
Theatre 82
venue Address1
82 Rolfe Square
venue Address2
venue City
Cranston
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02910
event Ticket Info
Tickets $15 General Admission $12 Seniors & Students
event Phone1
event Phone2
4014909475
event Email
event Ticket Url
http://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=797767b5c1c7aa5b50b840eb2b2ce55c
event Start Time
event Type
THEATRE
secondary Type
  EPIC Theatre Company presents Three Sisters written by Anton Chekhov and adapted by Sarah Ruhl.    

Providence Roller Derby Double Header

Providence Roller Derby Double Header
Event name
Providence Roller Derby Double Header
EventID
441912497
event Date Begin
04-25-2015
event Date End
04-25-2015
event Days
Saturday
org Name
Providence Roller Derby
event Url
https://www.facebook.com/events/1548450338742304/
venue Name
Brown University - Meehan Auditorium
venue Address1
235 Hope Street
venue Address2
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02912
event Ticket Info
$10 General Admission | $5 College Students & Kids 5 - 12 |  Kids Under 5 Free Seating is first come first serve | Stadium seating available | Bring chairs for track side
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
5pm Doors
event Type
SPORTS
secondary Type
FAMILY FUN, SPECIAL EVENTS
Our featured charity is the Amos House and Get Gored for Good We are holding a Savers Clothing Drive! Time for Spring Cleaning! As if 2 bouts wasn't enough, this night will also have: 50/50 raffle (win $$) Wheel Toss game (win free tickets) Travel Team Bake Sale (mmm yum!) League Merchandise Adult beverages for purchase! Half time show and more!!

Daffodil Days Walking Tour of Mansion and Grounds

Daffodil Days Walking Tour of Mansion and Grounds
Event name
Daffodil Days Walking Tour of Mansion and Grounds
EventID
441903676
event Date Begin
04-11-2015
event Date End
04-25-2015
event Days
Saturday
org Name
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
event Url
http://www.blithewold.org/
venue Name
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
venue Address1
101 Ferry Road (Route 114)
venue Address2
venue City
Bristol
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02809
event Ticket Info
Rates for Guided Tour (Includes Admission to the Mansion, Gardens and Grounds for the day): Member: $5 Family (2 adults, 2 youths): $44 Adults: $16.00 AAA/Senior: $15.00 Military/Students: $14.00 Youths age 6 to 17: $8.00 Children 5 and under: Free Walk-ins are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis
event Phone1
event Phone2
4012532707
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
All tours depart from the Visitors Center promptly at the time listed
event Type
SPECIAL EVENTS
secondary Type
ART + MUSEUMS, FAMILY FUN, HERITAGE + TOURS
Daffodil Days at Blithewold Mansion is Rhode Island’s cannot-be-missed spring event! Take advantage of a guided tour of the Mansion, Gardens, and Grounds to get the full experience of this beautiful seaside estate. A trained docent will tell the story of the Van Wickle/McKee family, the original owners, who built the estate to take advantage of the breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay. The Mansion is furnished 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 affirm Blithewold’s prominence in horticulture.
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