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Up All Night on the Providence Bar and Club Scene

While it’s easy to imagine that all bartenders, nightclub owners, promoters, DJs and musicians live on Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘N’ Roll Lane, the truth is often a bit less glamorous. There’s a lot of worry to shoulder when you write your own paycheck (and even more so when you’re responsible for the livelihood of various employees). One bad week could bankrupt a large bar or club; a poorly attended show could ruin a reputation. And then there’s the need to stay relevant and in demand.

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A Fashion Collaboration in the Arcade

Local fashion designers Jonathan Joseph Peters (who appeared on season seven of Project Runway) and Jess Abernethy (who has worked under acclaimed American designer Liz Collins) were in the midst of searching for shared retail space when they stumbled upon one building-inithe-works that felt just right: the historic Providence Arcade, America’s oldest indoor shopping mall.

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Nice As Pie

If you see some mice scurrying around the city this month, don’t freak out. They’re probably cast members of Festival Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Based on the story The Nutcracker and the King Of Mice, it tells the tale (no pun intended) of a girl named Clara and her handsome nutcracker prince. $23-85. 8pm December 14, 2pm and 7pm December 15, 1:30pm December 16. 220 Weybosset Street. 421-2787, ppacri.org.

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Naughty As Sin

Who doesn’t get the warm fuzzies upon strolling downtown on Westminster underneath the strings of white lights? Clearly, there’s no better place to conduct a Holiday Mini-Pub Crawl. Just grab a few friends, throw on your sexiest parka, and hit the town. Swing through Tazza for a spiked coffee, Aspire for a Candy Apple Tini and The Salon for an Old Fashioned. You’ll feel warm and fuzzy, no doubt.

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A Celebration of Theatrical Proportions

Providence will regain use of one of its most beloved historic buildings this month as Columbus Theatre reopens its doors for the first time since 2009. Originally founded in 1926, the theatre once featured vaudeville and silent films before expanding its offerings to include other film, music and theatre presentations. In 2009, Columbus was forced to close its doors due to fire code updates.

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Zombie Nation

Anyone who knows me knows that I spend a great deal of attention towards enhancing my outward beauty. Airbrushed nails, shimmery eyeshadows, perfectly plucked brows and cotton candy stained lips are all matters of necessity to this girly girl. Each fall on October 31, armies of women dress up as vampires, or witches, or [insert any grotesque and macabre creature here]. Me? I’m busy applying body glitter and big fake lashes while thanking the heavens above for an excuse to slut-up my wardrobe, even if just for one night.

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Bling for Your Face

At 31 years old, was I too old to get a facial piercing? My mother certainly seemed to think so. I politely had to disagree. What’s the difference between sporting a necklace or an eyebrow ring; a pair of earrings or a pair of snake bite spikes? In my un-professional (and, let’s face it, open-minded) opinion, piercings are nothing more than another form of adorning oneself with beautiful jewelry. And, I’ve never been one to say no to bling.

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