2015 Newsletters

All the newsletters from Law and Order Party’s first year, now in one convenient location. Scroll back in time.

2015
November / December

There was a break from October 13 – November 1, with a special newsletter to plug that year’s Not About the Buildings Spelling Bee, which was the final edition of the Bee before Providence Community Library took it over.

October 5 – October 12
Oh look, an indoor outhouse
Kelly Link / Lorna Simpson* / PRONK!

September 28 – October 4
Unwanted Teen Pregnancy, Schizophrenia, and the Death of Sylvia Plath
Wolf Alice / Ixcanul / Dry Land / The Iron Giant

September 21 – September 27
What’s happening in, um, an hour and a half
Day of Absence* / Ottessa Moshfegh / Alexandra Kleeman

No email for September 14 – September 20

September 7 – September 13
The Lives of Others
Hank Willis Thomas* / Aaron Pexa / These Ruthless Bitches

August 31 – September 6
Six month anniversary
The Diary of a Teenage Girl / Love Song / ExtravaGansett

August 24 – August 30
Things can only get better
Beach House / I Build the Towers* / The Americanization of Emily

August 17 – August 23
Party Your Body
Stevie B* / Ant-Man / Snow Yunxue Fu

August 10 – August 16
Coming up like Donald Duck [ed. note: forgot to retitle this one. oops!]
DOT AIR / Julian Penrose / Art//Archives at Providence Public Library*

August 3 – August 9
Coming up like Donald Duck
Shabazz Palaces / Bajrangi Bhaijaan / Providence Anarchist Book Fair

July 27 – August 2
A small Jewish suburb of heaven
Windhand / Raina Belleau* and Maria Molteni / Die, Mommie, Die!

July 21 – July 26
The week we actually cross state lines
Max Van Pelt / Double Indemnity / Lisa Lebofsky* and Nancy Train Smith

July 13 – July 19
Camping’s probably not allowed on the lawn of the fancy mansion
Iris / Quilt / The Overnight* / Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella

July 6 – July 12
I’m a man, not a disco ball
Peter Grimes / Deborah Zlotsky* / Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

June 29 – July 5
We’ve got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July
Paul Tremblay / The Boys in the Band / Drawing Ambience

June 22 – June 28
How am I supposed to eat my pound cake?
Dope / Natalie Harnett / Royal Thunder

June 15 – June 21
Like a garbage truck dumped off the Empire State Building
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Tica Douglas

June 8 – June 14
Keep Saturday open
Kinky Boots*, Gregory Pardlo, Writers Behaving Badly

June 1 – June 7
Shakespeare in the park, movies on the mostly empty block
Charli XCX*, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, She Is a Problem

May 25 – May 31
Irresistible women of the 19th century and today
Beyond Wrestling, The Menzingers, Far from the Madding Crowd*

May 18 – May 24
Cambodian rocks
Allison Bianco / Mad Max: Fury Road / Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten*

May 11 – May 17
Someone’s been tampering with my makeup bag!
Providence Noir / Entertaining Mr. Sloane / From Here to Eternity*

May 4–10
Two banjos, one sheep
Downtown Boys / Toby Sisson / Marie Antoinette / Cantenac Dagar*

April 27 – May 3
Breakfast on Friday, Lunch on Saturday
Lydia Lunch Retrovirus / Wild Tales* / The Last Five Years

April 20 – April 26
The hills are alive with the sound of Mary Timony
Sook Jin Ho*, Demons Literary Fest, The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

April 13 – April 19
What’s in the bag, a shark or something?
It Follows, Cage Match*, Centennial Armenian Genocide

April 6 – April 12
Very different takes on terrorism in the 1970s
Radha May, Bruce Da Silva, The Concorde: Airport ’79*

March 30 – April 5
Soviet hockey, sex snobs
Red Army / Preston Singletery / Lady Lamb*

March 23 – March 29
Queers in space, The French in Newport
Kacey Musgraves / RIPExpo / NCECA Biennial*

March 16 – March 22
A day with plants, a night with Melanie
Other Desert Cities / Melanie / Arab Comics*

March 9 – March 15
Seven events costing less than twenty dollars total
Kenneth Goldsmith / What We Do in the Shadows / Twiins / The Letter*

March 1 – March 8
It’s going down. They’re yelling timber.
Synchronized Skiing / Jenny Hval / Cirque Alfonse*

* pictured