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Snapshot of Rhode Island

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Up In Smoke Tour: Cheech and Chong + WAR

Up In Smoke Tour: Cheech and Chong + WAR
Event name
Up In Smoke Tour: Cheech and Chong + WAR
EventID
441823763
event Date Begin
10-31-2014
event Date End
10-31-2014
event Days
org Name
Twin River
event Url
http://www.twinriver.com/index.php/entertainment/twin-river-event-center/item/up-in-smoke-tour-featuring-cheech-chong-and-war?category_id=309
venue Name
Twin River Event Center
venue Address1
100 Twin River Road
venue Address2
venue City
Lincoln
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02865
event Ticket Info
$45 - $100
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
http://www.ticketmaster.com/up-in-smoke-tour-cheech-and-lincoln-rhode-island-06-20-2014/event/01004B862C5ABB31?brand=twinriver&camefrom=CFC_TWINRIVER_CHEECH
event Start Time
7pm doors 8pm show
event Type
COMEDY
secondary Type
MUSIC
The Up In Smoke tour promises to be the smokiest night of the year featuring all of your favorite WAR hits and all of Cheech and Chong's outrageous and hilarious comedy. The Up In Smoke tour is a complete integration of WAR's timeless catalogue and Cheech and Chong's no authority brand of comedy and music. The party begins with WAR playing hit after hit Such as "Why Can't We Be Friends" "Low Rider" and "Cisco Kid" the show progresses to a combination of Cheech and Chong's famous songs (backed up by WAR) like "Earache My Eye," "Basketball Jones" and "Mexican Americans" and some of there most iconic comedic skits like "Dave's Not Here," "Santa Clause and His Magic Dust" and "Sister Mary Elephant." Seeing WAR and Cheech and Chong jamming together on the same stage has been described as "a genius night of music and comedy."

Benefit Street: Literary Walk

Benefit Street: Literary Walk
Event name
Benefit Street: Literary Walk
EventID
441836109
event Date Begin
06-20-2014
event Date End
10-31-2014
event Days
org Name
Rhode Island Historical Society
event Url
http://www.rihs.org/walking-tours/
venue Name
John Brown House
venue Address1
52 Power Street
venue Address2
venue City
Providence
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02906
event Ticket Info
$15 Adults | $12 Seniors | $10 Students & RIHS Members | Free For Kids 8 & Under
event Phone1
event Phone2
401-273-7507 x362
event Email
bbarnes@rihs.org
event Ticket Url
event Start Time
11am
event Type
HERITAGE + TOURS
secondary Type
Join us in 2014 for historical walking tours of the storied streets of Providence.

Providence River and Harbor Tours

Providence River and Harbor Tours
Event name
Providence River and Harbor Tours
EventID
441833589
event Date Begin
05-07-2014
event Date End
10-31-2014
event Days
org Name
Providence River Boat Co
event Url
http://www.ProvidenceRiverBoat.com
venue Name
venue Address1
venue Address2
venue City
venue State
venue Zip
event Ticket Info
$20 adults, $15 children younger than twelve
event Phone1
event Phone2
401-440-6920
event Email
ProvidenceRiverBoat@gmail.com
event Ticket Url
http://www.ProvidenceRiverBoat.com
event Start Time
9 am to 11 pm
event Type
HERITAGE + TOURS
secondary Type
FAMILY FUN, LECTURES + TALKS
Enjoy the Renaissance City from a whole new perspective! Climb aboard and enjoy a unique water tour of the Providence River and Harbor. Admire the diverse architecture and rich history of our capital city as Captain Tom highlights historical landmarks and nautical points of interest. Our narrative tours are available Wednesday through Sunday, and run every hour on the hour. Reservations are required. After sunset, experience our waterways by the light of the moon! Grab a beverage from the deck bar and climb aboard for a lively, forty-five-minute (unnarrated) boat ride throughout the city. Our sunset cruises are available Wednesday through Sunday evenings, and run every hour on the hour. Reservations are required.

Halloween Cocktail Party

Halloween Cocktail Party
Event name
Halloween Cocktail Party
EventID
441865306
event Date Begin
10-30-2014
event Date End
10-31-2014
event Days
org Name
Stadium Theatre
event Url
http://www.stadiumtheatre.com/Event/419
venue Name
Stadium Theatre
venue Address1
28 Monument Square
venue Address2
venue City
Woonsocket
venue State
RI
venue Zip
02895
event Ticket Info
$36
event Phone1
event Phone2
event Email
event Ticket Url
http://www.stadiumtheatre.com/Event/419
event Start Time
event Type
FOOD
secondary Type
SPECIAL EVENTS
Have a ghoulishly good time at the Stadium's creeptastic Halloween Cocktail Party featuring live entertainment, costume contests, delicious appetizers and more! Get your ticket today and prepare yourself for a freakishly good time!

Viennagram (Album Release Show)

Viennagram (Album Release Show)
Event name
Viennagram (Album Release Show)
EventID
441873391
event Date Begin
10-31-2014
event Date End
10-31-2014
event Days
org Name
Columbus Theatre
event Url
http://columbustheatre.com/event/the-viennagram/
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://theviennagram.brownpapertickets.com/
event Start Time
8pm doors 9pm show
event Type
MUSIC
secondary Type
The Columbus Cooperative proudly presents: THE VIENNAGRAM (album release show!) RAVI SHAVI SUGAR HONEY ICED TEA

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