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In the city

Neal Walsh and Scott Lapham at 186 Carpenter
One of the distinguishing characteristics of the Providence art scene is how the city itself has been such a rich subject. A decade ago, the city became a galvanizing topic as artists fought to protect the old mills that served as their homes and studios from demolition — with mixed success. But lately, the community's industrial architecture itself has attracted artists' attention.
By GREG COOK  |  April 23, 2013
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Private parts

Jessica Thurber, Sarah Beck, Thomas Morrissey at AS220
There are certain subjects like photos of gruesome death or cute puppies or disembodied vulvas where criticism struggles to keep up with the awesome force of the pictures.
By GREG COOK  |  March 27, 2013

Got Courage?

A busy weekend for Mark Cutler & Co.
On THURSDAY (the 21st), it's last call for RESILENCE , JEALOUS FUCK , and HELEN MONEY playing Machines with Magnets in Pawtucket ($7, 401.475.2655).
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 20, 2013

From Detroit Rebellion to Ed O.G.!

Forward, March
Last call for a double-stacked THURSDAY (the 28th).
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 27, 2013
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‘Love Nest’ at Craftland; Ian Cozzens at AS220

Objects of desire
The ink drawings and watercolors of Jen Corace, a Providence artist and illustrator as well as one of the folks behind Craftland, often depict worlds of fairy tale adventure.
By GREG COOK  |  February 12, 2013
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The best things in life are free (or at least inexpensive)

Cheap thrills
Rhode Island has a lot going against it. The state ranks last or close to last in most economic indicators. Taxes are high and jobs are scarce. Our most prominent cultural export may be Pauly D.
By VICTOR PAUL ALVAREZ  |  January 23, 2013

From Lolita to Vance

Plus, Boo City boogies down to Local 121
Last call for a heavy-duty metal feast on THURSDAY (the 24th) at Dusk with LOLITA BLACK headlining along with INSUFFERABLE INGRATE, TONGUE DYNASTY, and WORSE OFF ALIVE; dial 401.714.0444 for details.
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 23, 2013
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Funtime! Must-see music, comedy, and more


No life experience instills and embodies that Work Hard/Party Hard mantra better than college.
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 23, 2013
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Fantasy, reality, and the in-between

Lasting impressions
The fall brought bad news — R.K. Projects closed as founding duo Sam Keller and Tabitha Piseno decamped for new adventures in New York (though they've since announced plans to do additional projects here).
By GREG COOK  |  December 18, 2012
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Donuts from the sky

Baked Goods
Just after 6:30 on Tuesday evening, a metal bucket tied to a white rope descends from a third floor window at AS220's 115 Empire Street artist residences.
By PHILIP EIL  |  December 19, 2012

Ravi Shavi, Atlantic Thrills hit N. Main

Parlour Bells
Last call for a pair of fantastic shows in the Provy area on THURSDAY (the 29th): the Low Anthem's JOCIE ADAMS performs a solo set with special guests ANNIE & THE BEEKEEPERS at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801).
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 28, 2012
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Photos by Daby and Shechtman; plus, Bonetto and Morrill

Varied visions
William K. Daby, who has been photographing for some five decades, calls his new images at AS220's Main Gallery (115 Empire Street, Providence, through November 24) "photo paintings."
By GREG COOK  |  November 19, 2012
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Does the photograph endure?

Action Speaks
Action Speaks, the panel discussion series at Providence art space AS220, continues November 7 with a look at the power of the image.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  October 31, 2012

Halloween fun and more!

Monster mash
How's your FRIDAY (the 26th) shaping up? Head downtown and start it off with a sonic boom.
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 24, 2012
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On the right to privacy


Action Speaks, the panel discussion series at Providence art space AS220, continues its fall season October 24 with a discussion of Griswold v. Connecticut (1965), the landmark Supreme Court decision that overturned a law banning contraception and found a right to privacy in the Constitution, paving the way for the Roe v. Wade (1973) ruling that legalized abortion.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  October 18, 2012
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Chaplin’s Modern Times, in our time

Action Speaks
Action Speaks, the panel discussion series at Providence art space AS220, continues October 17 with a look at the Charlie Chaplin film Modern Times (1936), an enduring meditation on economic upheaval.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  October 10, 2012
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What happens when we patent life?

Action Speaks
What happens when we patent life?
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  September 26, 2012
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Jon Laustsen’s miniatures; and AS220’s ‘Print Lottery’

Works-in-progress
Jon Laustsen of Woonsocket makes miniature construction sites — tiny rebar, scaffolding, wood framing for concrete, and cinderblocks being assembled into buildings on dollhouse-sized or model railroad-sized plots of dirt.
By GREG COOK  |  September 11, 2012

Head to The ’Gansett Block Party

Hi, neighbor!
On FRIDAY (the 14th) enjoy a fistful of rock and roll at Nick-a-Nee's with the TEN FOOT POLECATS , FILTHY STILL , KING SICKABILLY & HIS FULL MOON BOYS , MOLLY GENE ONE WHOAMAN BAND , and THE CANNIBAL RAMBLERS ; 21+, call 401.861.7290 for details.
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 11, 2012



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Got riffs?

Thrillhouse certainly does
In need of some good old-fashioned heavy metal riffs and shredding?
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 22, 2012

Bye-bye, Kanerko

Plus, Summit Music Fest, take 2
On FRIDAY (the 24th) welcome rap supercrew LA COKA NOSTRA (sans Everlast) with guests THE PROBLEMADDICTS and DJ ROB SWIFT (of the X-ecutioners) at Lupo's (all ages, 401.272.5876).
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 22, 2012
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Whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on at AS220’s Foo Fest

Bounce to this!
Get ready to work up a nice lather dancing the entire day away at AS220's annual block party known as Foo Fest.
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 07, 2012
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Poetic disobedience at AS220

Art Dept.
"We, the artists & intellectuals, famous & unknown. We, mud people, snake people, tar people. We, bohemians walking on millennial thin ice; our bodies pierced, tattooed, martyred, scarred; our skin covered with hieroglyphs & flaming questions."
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  July 25, 2012
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A wide range of representation at AS220

Making it real
One of the notable developments of recent years is the return of realism, particularly hardcore realist painting from studio models.
By GREG COOK  |  July 17, 2012
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‘Traces: Persistent & Fleeting’; and Kathy Halper’s ‘POS’

All the small things
Jon Laustsen's new Lilliputian-scaled sculpture is a shack made of wooden shipping pallets precariously balanced atop a stack of more shipping pallets and a familiar real estate yard sale sign rejiggered to read "21st Century/For Sale."
By GREG COOK  |  May 29, 2012

VulGarrity + DirtyDurdie team up

Salute!
Heads up THURSDAY (the 24th) for a 75orLess Records DVD release party at PVD Social Club (401.454.7177).
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 22, 2012

Bang your head ...

... with Destruction, Dropdead, more!
Last call to catch legendary German thrash-metal trio DESTRUCTION (celebrating 30 years in the headbanging biz) invading the Met with VITAL REMAINS , WARBINGER , and PATHOLOGY ; doors at 6 pm and tickets are $20; call 401.729.1005.
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 15, 2012
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Raindance are ready to rage

Blood makes noise
Post-punk quintet Raindance returns with a new EP titled New Blood .
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 08, 2012
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Daria Tessler at Craftland; AS220’s ‘Delicate Shudder’

‘Realm’ of wonder
The realm of Daria Tessler's "In the Realm of the Seedkeepers," an exhibit of drawings at Craftland, seems to be an often hushed, mystical place.
By GREG COOK  |  May 01, 2012

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