Hump Day Happenings

“Wednesday’s child is full of woe”

Everyone knows Wednesday is the longest day of the week, well, it feels like it at least. Carole King plays softly in the background as you think of the weekend “so faaarrr away”. Well here is a list of things to break up the sheer drab of the  Mid January Mid Week fog I’m sure you’re in.


  1. Check out Providence Restaurant Week


Being one of the hottest culinary hubs on the East Coast Providence Restaurant week allows a variety of restaurant options with pri-fixe three-course lunches for $16.95, three-course dinners for $29.95 or $34.95. Check out new guys The East End as they serve up spicy lamb meatballs with harissa and fresh ricotta for course one. Coffee roasted sunchoke fritters with a bourbon caramel sauce for dessert….oooohh. Full list of participating restaurants can be found here.


2. “Out of Control: The Spirit of 77”


Play some hookey, smoke some cigarettes, check out a vintage punk rock exhibit. Hosted at the uber cool POP: The Emporium of Popular Culture, part gallery/performance space part whimsical retro store, the show runs until Jan. 28. It features photos from Richard McCaffrey, the late f-stop Fitzgerald (Richard Minissali) and serigraphs (silk-screens) by Pete Cardoso of Ghost Town Studio.

POP: The Emporium of Popular Culture, 219 West Park St., Providence, (401) 521-0001. POP is open noon to 5 p.m. Fridays to Sundays, admission is free.


3.Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri


Dark, witty, raw, your boyfriend it sure to let you know that “he totally gets it”. The four time golden globe winner plays at the Cable Car Cinema. Another Providence hybrid, the Cable Car Cinema is a fully functioning cafe that also plays movies and serves beer. One stop shop. Tickets are $10 per adult. A full list of show times can be found here.

Cable Car Cinema & Cafe204 South Main Street,Providence, RI 02903

Posted on January 17, 2018 at 1:10 pm
Michaela Joly | Category: Uncategorized

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