In this episode, Travis, James and Kevin are discussing some items that some people (including your state and federal law enforcement) would consider illegal! James helps to sell an 1830s ivory chessboard, Travis is fascinated by extinct birds and Kevin sells a two-headed calf.
ALSO! - Why was it legal for James to sell the ivory chessboard? - The trickiness of Ivory laws - Tiger skins, and extinct stuffed birds - Nicholas Cage's T-Rex skull - Human skull and body parts - Tibetan artifacts made from bone.
The Wickford Art Association is presenting its annual Small Works Show and Sale from Sunday, November 17 to Sunday, December 24, 2019 at 36 Beach Street, North Kingstown, RI.
During the show, 45 member-artists will display their work in all media. Original art, small in size, affordably priced and simple to wrap, Wickford Art Association makes it easy to purchase and give (or receive) fine art while supporting local and regional artists. All artwork is under 14” on the longest side and priced under $300. As work is sold, new work is put on display. In Rhode Island, fine art purchases are sales-tax free.
The Small Works Show and Sale holiday reception is on Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at 36 Beach Street, North Kingstown, RI. Meet the artists, purchase exceptional artwork and enjoy refreshments.
The Wickford Art Association is a non-profit organization with 400 members from Rhode Island and New England. The association hosts art shows and classes in its gallery at 36 Beach Street in North Kingstown, and has produced the Wickford Art Festival every July since 1962. Wickford Art Association is dedicated to educating, encouraging and inspiring artists and art lovers throughout the community.
Wickford Art Association hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 - 3:00 PM and Sunday noon to 3:00 PM. Closed Mondays and holidays. For more information, please call (401) 294-6840, visit our website or stop by the gallery.
Travis, James and Kevin are talking about the ever-changing markets of gold and silver commodities. Learn why gold has seen such an astronomical rise in value over the last 20 years, the real differences between sterling silver and coin silver and why mint marks are important!
ALSO: - Scrapping for bullion - Why do people horde gold and silver? - How to break in to trading silver and gold - Paying "spot price" - Platinum, Palladium, Rodium and other rare metals - Winston Churchill and his $6 Million Golden Toilet
Tony Jones Show #211 - With music from The Schemers, For The Love of Sloane, Blindside Thunder, Evil Streaks, Midnight Creeps, Neutral Nation, Shore City, Jets Can't Land, Time Out Timmy, The Amazing Crowns, Roz and The Rice Cakes, and Radio Compass
Travis, James and Kevin are discussing the wide world of travel collecting and the various trinkets people collect to remember their special trips. From souvenir spoons to maps from the Titanic, the guys give some insight as to what drives the value for these items.
ALSO: - Railroad art and memorabilia - The most valuable travel collection pieces - Disney animation cels - World's Fair memorabilia - Little kid Travis has his first bad trade experience at Disney -Pilgrim badges
Providence, RI: WaterFire Providence announces the details for the Arts and Health Series || Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life™ full lighting on Saturday, October 5, 2019. This lighting is sponsored in part by the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. Sunset is at 6:21 pm and the fires will remain lit until 11:00 pm. The lighting ceremony on October 5 will consist of two parts. One-half of the braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin along with all of the rest of the braziers throughout the installation be lit starting at 20 minutes after sunset (6:41 pm). The second half of the braziers in the Basin will be lit starting just after 7:00 pm to coincide with the arrival Illuminations of Life Ceremony torches.
Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation – Flames of Hope Celebration Village in Station Park The Illuminations of Life Torch Ceremony will begin on the Statehouse steps at sunset and the torches will arrive in Waterplace Park Basin approximately 40 minutes later. Half of the braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin will remain unlit until approximately an hour past sunset. At this time the Illumination of Life 150-person torch procession will arrive in the basin from Station Park leading into a Ring of Fire and the remaining fires will be lit.
Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather to light the way towards hope and healing for anyone touched by breast cancer. Gloria Gemma’s Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life™ was created to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month by turning the city of Providence PINK and sparking a movement to inspire awareness, compassion, and support. This weekend-long celebration embraces everyone who has been impacted by cancer.
There are a variety of activities happening in Station Park as part of the Gloria Gemma foundation's Flames of Hope a Celebration of Life™ event. Details can be found on their website at https://www.gloriagemma.org/flames-of-hope.
The WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza, in partnership with Bryce Studio, is happening again on Washington and Steeple Streets from 5:00 - 10:30 pm. This outdoor artisan fair will showcase some of the great artwork created in Rhode Island featuring mediums such as glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry and more. The WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza will offer visitors the opportunity to support the local arts economy by purchasing work by Rhode Island-based artists. From 5:30 - 9:30 pm the Steeple Street Music Stage will feature musicians from The Pump House Music Works Open Mic Series featuring Lily Rhodes, Morgan Piatek, Tim Larson & Devin Bender.
Visit the WaterFire Marketplace on Canal Street and help light up Providence. Support WaterFire with a donation or a purchase of locally designed apparel, glassware, and gifts. Pin where you are from on Map Center’s maps and watch glass blowing by Gather Glass. Dream Orbs on the Bridge of Stars in Waterplace Park. From sunset until 10:00 make a wish and add your light to the night by releasing a glowing blue or pink orb into the waters of Providence's rivers.
WaterFire Signature Performers & Attractions will include:
WaterFire Providence is an independent, non-profit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement, and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy. The powerful work of art is installed on the three rivers of downtown Providence as a moving symbol of Providence’s renaissance. To learn more about WaterFire or make a donation visit https://watefire.org or https://www.facebook.com/waterfireprovidence.
Travis, James and Kevin welcome Stefan and Romano of Altered Reality Entertainment to talk with them about all the crazy job of working backstage at Comic Con with the celebrities! Hear stories about their experiences as celebrity handlers and memorabilia runners and some of the great perks of the job.
ALSO: - How best to work with talent at conventions - The coolest people they've gotten to meet - Celebrity entourages - Brian O'Halloran helps with a proposal - The business side of William Shatner - Kevin hangs out with Gene Simmons - Power Rangers Gang Wars.
So, you are heading off to New Jersey. Well, kudos. There are some awesome places in NJ that you absolutely need to visit in order to get the true feel of it. Historical sights, museums, galleries, and other places of art all play an important part in the NJ landscape. But, let us not forget the crown jewels of NJ nightlife, the clubs. Having fund and partying out is what NJ is all about once the night comes. And, as you will learn once you come, there are numerous clubs in NJ. So much, in fact, that you will have a hard time visiting them all. So, which clubs should you visit when in NJ? Well, let's take a look.
Our pick of the clubs you should visit when in NJ
Let us make one thing clear right off the bat. We are fans of great music and tasteful venues. So, don't expect that you'll find some hip club on our list that is popular now, and that is going to disappear in a year or two. We take the New Jersey club scene seriously, which is why this list is made up of ones that are tried and true.
The Dome Rooftop Bar & Lounge at The Manor
Located at 111 Prospect Avenue
Let's start off our list with one of the more upscale clubs in New Jersey. The Dome Rooftop Bar & Lounge at The Manor is a must-see for anyone who enjoys a more sophisticated night out. The club is set above the Manor Restaurant and has a glass dome for a rooftop (hence the name). This gives you an open view of the night sky while you are enjoying the ambiance and the setting. Speaking of which, both the bars and the tabletops are made from jade marble, which gives them a distinct look and feel. And the DJ plays both Old School and New School dance tracks every Friday and Saturday, so there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten
Located at 527 Lake Ave
Ok, so let us say that you are up for a less sophisticated club. Where to go? Well, our advice is that you visit Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten (Festhalle & Biergarten being German for feast hall and bear garden). Here, as you might guess, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of beers. We are talking about 39 different draft beers (some of them from Long Island) that you can drink in the 6,000 sq foot hall. This hall has old-school European design with large communal tables. And, if staying indoors is not for you, you can head on to the 9,000 sq foot bear garden, and have your drink there. This makes it ideal for large groups of friends who like to have a pint or five.
Located at 300 Route 46 East
Are you coming from Florida to New Jersey? Then we first advise you to visit amplemoving.com and learn how to move here properly. And, secondly, we advise you to visit 46 Lounge. This club combines flavors of Manhattan, Miami, and LA into a single venue. And, while other clubs may suffer from trying too hard, 46 Lounge manages to pull it off. Here you will see a Brazilian Cherry Dancefloor combined with Posh VIP Area and 3 Designer Martini and Vine bars. To go with that you have an International sharing menu of appetizers that range from well-known American snacks to Asian, Latin and even Mediterranean influences. Therefore, if you start feeling peckish, don't worry. The 46 Lounge has got you covered.
Avenue Nuit Night Club
Located at 23 Ocean Avenue
Ok, so we've mentioned one of the more upscale clubs you should visit when in NJ. But, we haven't mentioned the arguably most upscale club of them all. Avenue Nuit Night Club is the place you go to if you truly want to experience the high-end nightlife in New Jersey. London based architect David Collins designed this beautiful club in the style of St. Tropez by combining blue elements with white and ivory design. You can enjoy a rooftop pool, outdoor fireplace, VIP tables, and large bed seating. Not to mention the excellent cocktails, world-class DJs and an overall elegant setting. And if that is not enough, Avenue Nuit Night Club offers you a panoramic view of both Jersey Shore and Atlantic ocean. So, if you are looking for a club that will leave an impression on you, we do suggest giving Avenue Nuit Night Club a try.
Located at 248 Mulberry Street
If you believe that music and happiness go together, then one of the Clubs you should visit when in NJ is the QXT's. This is the oldest alternative dance club in New Jersey. It has become a go-to place for anyone in New Jersey who wishes to avoid dancing to currently popular songs. Here we are talking Rock, Industrial, Goth, the 80s, 90s, EDM and many other. If you do not like the main venue, you can head to one of their two additional rooms. Area 51 and the Crypt have their own bars, music and different people, so there is bound to be something for you to enjoy.
Located at 246 3rd St
And, if you are really in the mood for something different, you need to check out Mandala. This night club grew to attract a surprising variety of people. On Fridays and Saturdays, you will see a large number of Latino people enjoying Latino music and having a blast. But, on Thursdays and Sundays, the Mandala turns into a gay club. So, if you are in for a weird, yet fun experience while Mandala is one of the Clubs you should visit when in NJ. Just try to visit it on different nights to see the staggering difference.
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