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January 2020

Centennial Celebration of RI’s Ratification of the 19th Amendment

January 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hotel Providence, 139 Mathewson St, Providence, RI 02903, Hotel Providence, 139 Mathewson St, Providence, RI 02903
Providence, 02903 United States
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On January 6, 1920 the RI House and Senate voted to ratify the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. In celebration, the League of Women Voters held a grand party inviting all who had played a part in the great victory. The LWV now invites all to a Centennial Celebration of Rhode Island's Ratification of the 19th Amendment January 6, 2020 featuring guest speaker Nellie Gorbea. It's a party, and you're invited! Celebrate 100 years of women having…

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Cocktails and Conversations: Uneven Path Research Release

January 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WFRI and the Economic Progress Institute are using state budget documents, Rhode Island's current Standard of Need report, US Census Bureau, public work and block grant data and data from other publicly available resources to complete a refresh and update our 2010 report of the same name. Of particular interest are data on child care assistance, cash assistance, government-funded health insurance, and child support enforcement. Join us for a discussion on the findings of this updated research! Please also help…

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February 2020

Abiding Courage – Exhibition Commemorating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment Call for Art

February 10
Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Road
Warwick, 02886 United States
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$30 – $40

Abiding Courage is a juried exhibition of original artwork exploring the past, present, and future of our nation's denial of voting rights to women and others. Artists are asked to interpret themes such as voting rights, inclusion, democracy, those who have resisted the status quo, courage, persistence and related topics in a call for art (https://warwickcfa.org/call-for-art/current-call with submissions due February 10, 2020). Keeping themes in mind, all media are welcome (2D, 3D, abstract, or representational). There is a $40 fee…

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Valentine’s Concert and Wine Tasting with Bank of Ireland

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Lippitt House Museum, 199 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906 United States
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$20 – $25
Ban of Ireland

Ease into Valentine's Day weekend with story-songs and Irish tunes by Bank of Ireland. This year’s Hunter Music Series celebrates the voices of women through the lens of American roots music. Enjoy the romantic atmosphere of Lippitt House Museum as acoustic guitar, fiddle and the lead vocals of female vocalist Peri Delorenzo fill the historic interiors with a set list selected specifically for this special concert. A wine tasting curated by Campus Fine Wines—featuring women owned wineries and vintners—will be…

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I Hear America Singing

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grant Recital Hall, Brown University, 1 Young Orchard Ave., Providence, RI
Providence, United States
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Aurea blends song, poetry, prose, harmonica improvisations and chamber music to pay homage to Walt Whitman’s bicentennial and the centennial commemoration of women’s right to vote. Aurea’s signature blending of songs, poetry and prose, harmonica improvisations and chamber music celebrates democracy, paying homage to Walt Whitman’s bicentennial and the centennial commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. In addition to selected passages from Whitman’s groundbreaking poetry and prose, the performance also features the…

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