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Civic Center (Providence)

on September 20, 2007 - 12:12pm


The Providence Civic Center (now called The Dunkin' Donuts Center), is an indoor arena located in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Completed in 1972, the arena was built as a place for the emerging Providence College men's basketball program and the high demand for tickets to their games in Alumni Hall, as well as for the then-Providence Reds, who played in the nearly fifty-year old Rhode Island Auditorium. The arena was known as the Providence Civic Center until a naming rights deal was reached with Dunkin' Donuts in June 2001. Capacity approx. 12,000. (Wikipedia) 

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Newport Jazz Festival

on September 20, 2007 - 9:11am



The Newport Jazz Festival is a music festival held every summer in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. It was established in 1954 by the jazz impresario George Wein, prompted by socialite Elaine Lorillard, whose wealthy husband helped finance the festival's startup. (Wikipedia) 

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