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Mark Ladner's Pasta Flyer Visiting Providence

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Reporter: Little Common Ground

Educators, school superintendents and union leaders are divided over English and math standards that require more testing and teacher evaluations.

Q&A with actor Richard Jenkins

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Unveiling of Community Mural

Unveiling of Community Mural
Event name
Unveiling of Community Mural
EventID
441870218
event Date Begin
10-01-2014
event Date End
10-01-2014
event Days
org Name
Hispanic Heritage Committee of RI (HHC-RI)
event Url
http://www.hispanicheritageri.org/
venue Name
Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island
venue Address1
645 Elmwood Avenue
venue Address2
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02907
event Ticket Info
Free
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
event Type
ART + MUSEUMS
secondary Type
FREE

Befriending Death: Essayists on Living and Dying

Befriending Death: Essayists on Living and Dying
Event name
Befriending Death: Essayists on Living and Dying
EventID
441873193
event Date Begin
10-01-2014
event Date End
10-01-2014
event Days
Wednesday
org Name
South Kingstown Public Library/Peace Dale
event Url
http://www.skpl.org
venue Name
South Kingstown Public Library/Peace Dale
venue Address1
1057 Kingstown Rd
venue Address2
venue City
Peace Dale
venue State
Rhode Island
venue Zip
02879
event Ticket Info
Free
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
event Type
LECTURES + TALKS
secondary Type
South Kingstown Public Library/Peace Dale presents "Befriending Death: Essayists on Living and Dying", Wednesday, October 1, 2 PM. A new book by this title compiled by Michael Vocino and Alfred Killilea contains 100+ 1-page essays in response to the question "In the face of death, how do you find meaning and fulfillment in life?" The event will feature 5 writers reading their submissions, and time for discussion. Free. Copies will be available for sale.

Life of the Mind Salon Series

Life of the Mind Salon Series
Event name
Life of the Mind Salon Series
EventID
441874937
event Date Begin
10-01-2014
event Date End
10-01-2014
event Days
Wednesday
org Name
Redwood Library
event Url
http://redwoodlibrary.org/programs/2014/08/27/life-mind-salon-series
venue Name
Redwood Library
venue Address1
50 Bellevue Avenue
venue Address2
venue City
Newport
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02840
event Ticket Info
Free for members, $10 for non-members.
event Phone1
event Phone2
401-847-0292
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
event Type
LECTURES + TALKS
secondary Type
Dr. Hayat Alvi, Associate Professor in the National Security Affairs Department at the U.S. Naval War College, will bring us up to date on current Middle Eastern conflicts and their global implications. A wine and cheese reception is held at 5:30 pm, followed by the Salon at 6:00 pm. Reserved seats that have not been claimed by 5:55 pm will be released to those on the waiting list. Attendees are permitted to park in the Gustave White lot, adjacent to the Redwood’s, on Salon evenings.

Ayla Brown - An Evening of Country

Ayla Brown - An Evening of Country
Event name
Ayla Brown - An Evening of Country
EventID
441865182
event Date Begin
10-02-2014
event Date End
10-02-2014
event Days
org Name
Stadium Theatre
event Url
http://www.stadiumtheatre.com/Event/417
venue Name
Stadium Theatre
venue Address1
28 Monument Square
venue Address2
venue City
Woonsocket
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02895
event Ticket Info
$21
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
http://www.stadiumtheatre.com/OrderTickets.aspx?show=994
event Start Time
event Type
MUSIC
secondary Type
Ayla Brown has pursued a diverse range of endeavors over the span of the last eight years. Her achievements include: being an American Idol semi-finalist, a recording artist, numerous national and local performances, involvement in a number of charitable causes, the National Anthem singer for the Philadelphia 76ers, and a national news correspondent for The Early Show on CBS.  

Open House at the Christopher Townsend House

Open House at the Christopher Townsend House
Event name
Open House at the Christopher Townsend House
EventID
441868692
event Date Begin
10-02-2014
event Date End
10-02-2014
event Days
Thursday
org Name
Newport Restoration Foundation
event Url
http://www.newportrestoration.org/calendar/details/37038-open_house_at_the
venue Name
Christopher Townsend House
venue Address1
74 Bridge Street
venue Address2
venue City
Newport
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02840
event Ticket Info
Free, donations welcome
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
event Type
HERITAGE + TOURS
secondary Type
FREE, LECTURES + TALKS, SPECIAL EVENTS
This beautiful colonial building was once the home, and possibly workshop, of the renowned cabinet maker Christopher Townsend. It is also the most recent addition to the Newport Restoration Foundation's architectural collection. Not normally open to the public, come enjoy the chance to explore this remarkable home and the legacy of Newport furniture making as NRF staff offer informal tours of the house and neighborhood. We will also be selling autographed copies of "Extraordinary Vision: Doris Duke and the Newport Restoration Foundation." Light refreshments.

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