Past Events

Cube of Truth: Providence, RI: April 13th

13 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 13 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 - Providence Providence
Thayer Street Thayer Street
We will meet outside of Brown bookstore. If you are interested in volunteering, join the following group: https:/www.facebook.com/groups/788900527933822/ The Cube of Truth is a...   More info

Arcade Asylum Author Series - Vernal Edition, Part Two

14 Apr 18:00 - 20:30 14 Apr 18:00 - 20:30 - Providence Providence
Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council
Welcoming the first tendrils of life after a frozen, bleak winter join us for our Spring Edition of the Arcade Asylum Author Series, featuring another cadre of superb local and...   More info

Nyungnay Purification Retreat

15 Apr 06:30 - 16:30 15 Apr 06:30 - 16:30 - Providence Providence
Atisha Kadampa Buddhist Center Atisha Kadampa Buddhist Center
A day to pacify strong delusions. A day to purify. A day of compassion. The essence of the Buddhist path is compassion. In this practice, which involves taking Mahayana precepts...   More info

Writing Sounds Lounge with Antonio Forte

15 Apr 10:30 - 12:00 15 Apr 10:30 - 12:00 - Providence Providence
Ada Books Ada Books
Writing Sounds Lounge with Antonio Forte Hosted and curated by Seth Tourjee Sunday, April 15, 2018 Ada Books 10:30AM-Noon $5-$10 suggested donation Antonio Forte is a composer...   More info

HairBrained: Book Talk with Art Historian Author Suzanne Scanlan

16 Apr 18:00 - 20:00 16 Apr 18:00 - 20:00 - Providence Providence
Providence Public Library Providence Public Library
Suzanne Scanlan, RISD lecturer in the History of Art Visual Culture, on her new book Divine and Demonic Imagery: Religious Women and Art in 15th Century Rome. In the 15th Century...   More info

Sarah Kay ("All Our Wild Wonder" book release show!)

17 Apr 19:30 17 Apr 19:30 - Providence Providence
Columbus Theatre Columbus Theatre
The Columbus Cooperative and Riffraff bookstore and bar present SARAH KAY ( All Our Wild Wonder book release show!) with special guest Charlotte Abotsi April 17th Upstairs at...   More info

Coronation XXVI Weekend - Once Upon A Time - The Storybook Ball

19 Apr 18:00 - 22 Apr 00:00 19 Apr 18:00 - 22 Apr 00:00 - Providence Providence
Omni Providence Omni Providence
The Imperial Court of Rhode Island and Co-Empresses XXV Gingah Rale & Roxiie B. Van Cartier invite you to Coronation XXVI Once Upon A Time...The Storybook Ball to be held at the...   More info

Record Store Day

21 Apr 10:00 21 Apr 10:00 - Providence Providence
Symposium Books Symposium Books
Enjoy Record Store Day at Symposium Books & Records New and Used Vinyl, packed crates, with DJ Scott pumping out music. Come in, hang out, enjoy the banter. Good times...   More info

The BIG Spring BOOK SALE at Rochambeau Library

23 Apr 16:00 - 28 Apr 17:00 23 Apr 16:00 - 28 Apr 17:00 - Providence Providence
Friends of Rochambeau Community Library Friends of Rochambeau Community Library
Our BIG Spring BOOK SALE Fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Rochambeau Library. 20,000 books donated by our patrons-good to excellent condition. All sorted into over 50 genres...   More info

The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson

23 Apr 19:30 - 20:30 23 Apr 19:30 - 20:30 - Providence Providence
Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center and Student Activities Office - SAO Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center and Student Activities Office - SAO
The Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club is a group for members of the Brown community to read and discuss modern science fiction, speculative fiction, and fantasy literature. Our next...   More info

Tina Cane RI Poet Laureate

24 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 24 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 - Providence Providence
Books on the Square Books on the Square
In conjunction with the PVD Poetry Festival, Books on the Square is excited to welcome RI Poet Laureate Tina Cane...   More info

Madeline Miller: CIRCE reading and signing

26 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 26 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 - Providence Providence
Brown University Bookstore Brown University Bookstore
Madeline Miller reads from and signs her new novel, CIRCE...   More info

First Annual Poetry Night

26 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 26 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 - Providence Providence
Books on the Square Books on the Square
We will be hosting an open mic night and poetry discussion. Established or aspiring poets are welcome to come and share their work. Poetry enthusiasts are welcome to share their...   More info

Independent Bookstore Day

28 Apr 10:00 28 Apr 10:00 - Providence Providence
Symposium Books Symposium Books
Join us at Symposium on Independent Bookstore Day for Freebies/Prizes/Giveaways...   More info

Independent Bookstore Day!

28 Apr 11:00 - 19:00 28 Apr 11:00 - 19:00 - Providence Providence
Books on the Square Books on the Square
It's Independent Bookstore Day and we've got lots going on! A Llama Llama story time, a store wide scavenger hunt, a blind date with a book as well as give-a-ways! As always-100...   More info

Paris, Capital of Fashion - Valerie Steele

30 Apr 16:00 - 17:30 30 Apr 16:00 - 17:30 - Providence Providence
RISD Museum RISD Museum
Valerie Steele, director and chief curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, will deliver the annual Mel and Cindy Yoken Cultural Series Lectore...   More info

Author Talk: Pulitzer Awardee David Kertzer

30 Apr 18:00 - 20:00 30 Apr 18:00 - 20:00 - Providence Providence
Providence Public Library Providence Public Library
Pulitzer awardee David Kertzer reading/signing his new book The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe. In 1846, Pope Pius IX’s election...   More info

RIPDA Election Season Fundraiser

30 Apr 18:30 - 20:30 30 Apr 18:30 - 20:30 - Providence Providence
Riffraff bookstore and bar Riffraff bookstore and bar
Help RIPDA support true RI progressive Democrats that will promote and pass positive legislation! Join us for cocktails, beer, wine, and books! It will be a cash bar with snacks...   More info

HairBrained: Laura Anderson Barbata - “The Eye of the Beholder"

02 May 18:00 - 20:00 02 May 18:00 - 20:00 - Providence Providence
Providence Public Library Providence Public Library
Julia Pastrana (1834 1860), an indigenous woman born in Sinaloa, Mexico, was a gifted singer, musician, and dancer who could converse in English, Spanish, and French. From birth...   More info

Drinks with Designers

03 May 18:00 - 20:00 03 May 18:00 - 20:00 - Providence Providence
Riffraff bookstore and bar Riffraff bookstore and bar
It's the first Thursday of the month, you know what that means... Drinks with Designers! Join us this month for DWD at Providence's new Riffraff bookstore and bar! See you...   More info

Meet Author Tori Telfer

03 May 19:00 - 20:30 03 May 19:00 - 20:30 - Providence Providence
Books on the Square Books on the Square
Author Tori Telfer joins Books on the Square to discuss her latest book, Lady Killers. When you think of serial killers throughout history, the names that come to mind are ones...   More info

Arcade Asylum Author Series - Midsummer Edition

23 Jun 18:00 - 20:30 23 Jun 18:00 - 20:30 - Providence Providence
Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council
In celebration of Midsummer, we're excited to welcome three major luminaries in weird and dark fiction: LAIRD BARRON MICHAEL CISCO JOHN LANGAN Their works will be available for...   More info

Dan and Phil 2018 World Tour - Interactive Introverts

20 Jul 19:30 - 22:30 20 Jul 19:30 - 22:30 - Providence Providence
Providence Performing Arts Center Providence Performing Arts Center
Dan and Phil present their new stage show Interactive Introverts. Two internet dwelling, insecure nerds standing under the spotlight to give the people what they want: an epic...   More info


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