Category: movies + media

Providence Public Library Presents FREE Harry Potter Film Festival

Providence Public Library Presents FREE Harry Potter Film Festival

[ 3 ] June 11, 2009 |

Re-read the books by J.K. Rowling and catch up with Harry on the big screen before the sequel! Calling all Harry Potter fans, big and small! Providence Public Library is pleased to present a FREE Harry Potter Film Festival beginning Monday, June 15 at the Central Library, 150 Empire Street, in the Library’s Auditorium Theater […]

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Free Movies on the Block: 2009 Schedule

Free Movies on the Block: 2009 Schedule

[ 1 ] May 19, 2009 |

I am thrilled that this series is back for another season–so cool to watch a free movie outdoors in downtown Providence. Films are shown every Thursday at dusk from June through September, weather permitting. The movie is projected on the side of the building across from Tazza (corner of Westminster Street and Union Street). Bring […]

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Kidoinfo 2009 Summer Movie Guide (and a sneak peak at Fall)

Kidoinfo 2009 Summer Movie Guide (and a sneak peak at Fall)

[ 1 ] May 8, 2009 |

Here’s a list of movies coming out this summer and a sneak peak at the fall film releases geared towards kids and families. Although our family loves movies we’re definitely not fans of all of them. This list is comprehensive so you can make your own decisions about what’s appropriate for your child and help […]

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Meet Ryder Windham

Meet Ryder Windham

[ 5 ] February 11, 2009 |

Today’s Kidoinfo Interviewer: Katy Killilea Neighborhood: Summit Avenue area, East Side of Providence Kidoinfo: How long have you lived in Rhode Island? RW: Most of my life. I moved to Little Compton when I was three. In the 1990s, I lived in the Pacific Northwest and Manhattan, but my wife and I moved back here […]

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Book Reviews for the Star Wars Obsessed

Book Reviews for the Star Wars Obsessed

[ 7 ] February 11, 2009 |

Star Wars Legos, costumes, action figures, comics, and books are multiplying in my home like rabbits. The best among these are the books: not only do they absorb a child’s interest for hours and hours, year after year, but they are easy to store and won’t hurt your bare foot if you accidentally step on […]

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See the film <em>Where Do the Children Play?</em>

See the film Where Do the Children Play?

[ 0 ] February 4, 2009 |

The Details: Location: Lincoln Schools Ebner, Elson, Hart Music Center – 301 Butler Avenue, Providence, RI When: Wednesday, February 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM (This film was rescheduled to tonight because of last weeks snow storm.) Cost: Free For more information about the screening, contact Giovonne Calenda at gcalenda@lincolnschool.org. There is a growing concern […]

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<em>Where Do the Children Play?</em>

Where Do the Children Play?

[ 2 ] January 23, 2009 |

Rescheduled to: Wednesday, February 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM There is a growing concern among pediatricians, mental health experts, educators and environmentalists that more and more children are growing up today with little or no opportunity for unstructured play, especially outdoors. A new documentary film, Where Do the Children Play? examines this issue. Providence […]

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Who Does She Think She Is?

Who Does She Think She Is?

[ 6 ] January 9, 2009 |

By Erin Barrette Goodman Earlier this week, I was having a conversation with my daughter, in which I was pretending to be a bus driver and she was pretending to be my passenger (because walking out the door and getting in the van is nowhere near as fun as standing on the side of the […]

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Grocery News: Yummyfun Kooking

Grocery News: Yummyfun Kooking

[ 2 ] November 24, 2008 |

Yummyfun Kooking is the DVD series for kids that might sound a wee bit familiar. It’s got a childlike adult host, ridiculous characters who stop by to hang out, cupboards that open to reveal puppets, a freezer full of foods that come to life, and unblinking double entendres (in the episode we watched, there are […]

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Cool project: Host your own nature show

Cool project: Host your own nature show

[ 0 ] October 8, 2008 |

Have a budding naturalist and/or filmmaker in your family? The Nature Watch Showcase is looking for original clips of budding naturalists in action that you can post on their site and share with the world. Now’s your chance to be the wacky, animal-loving character your family watches on TV thinking “We could do that!” Need […]

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