downtown, west side & beyond + June 1 – June 4

DESIGNxRI conference starts up at 8:30AM on June 1 at Aurora

“Conference attendees and local residents are invited to walk over to the Community Table, a 320-foot dinner table along Washington Street in Kennedy Plaza. Rhode Island Black Storytellers’ director Valerie Tutson will lead those attending on a journey through cuisine..”

after the conference there is a dance party hosted at The Steel Yard, an anchor neighborhood cultural institution in the Valley neighborhood. DJ Unkle Thirsty will get you dancing under the evening light in this vibrant industrial arts center.”


260 westminster st. + 8 pm + free

movies on the block presents


‘the city’s only outdoor movie theatre is back for another season! Join us every Thursday from June 1st to August 31st at Grant’s Block for night of watching great movies under the stars in the heart of Providence.’


276 westminster st. + 7 pm + $10 + all ages

WHEM – The Horse- Eyed Men, Frank Hurricane, Sam Moss

a radio show that ‘you have to see to hear’

come see wonderful live music and talks with people in the neighborhood – including the creator of PVDlive, Chrissy Stewart, who will be talking about her kayak trip from Florida to Rhode Island in late June


46 parade st. + 4 – 7 pm + free entry

Seafood Throwdown at Armory Farmers Market

“join us Thursday June 1 for our annual Seafood Throwdown! Two renowned chefs will square off for bragging rights to see who can make the best seafood dish using a surprise ingredient sourced off the coast of New England, plus other ingredients found at the farmers market”

amory park offers a farmers market throughout the summer every thursday


1005 main st. pawtucket + 7:30 pm + $10 – 12 + all ages

Summer88 Presents:

Artist on The Rise

Dillinger Mixtape Release and more


95 empire st. + 7:30 pm + $5 + all ages

Extended Open Mic feat. Gabriel Ramirez 

providence is known for its poetry slams.. come see why


79 washington st. + 8 pm + $35 + all ages

Russ: The Wake Up Tour

hip-hop, rap


276 westminster st. + 9 pm

Rope Trick // Psychotropics // Pyramid // Downtown at Dawn

rock n’ roll, punk