Motif’s 5 Event Picks of the Week: August 17 – August 22


Thru August 21

The Washington County Fair: Now in its 50th year, the fair is Rhode Island’s largest agricultural events. Featuring concerts, special acts and events, exhibits and displays, rides and much more, this event is fun for the whole family. 9am – 9pm, Washington County Fairgrounds, 78 Richmond Townhouse Rd, Richmond.

August 18 – 21

RKO Con 2016: Celebrating 41 years of absolute pleasure, this international Rocky Horror Picture Show convention will FIGHT for your RIGHT to PARTY! With a famous musical episode from season 6 of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, a variety showcase called Rocky’s Got Talent and an 80’s dance party, this night at Aurora is one that you definitely do not want to miss, especially if you’re a fan of Buffy or Rocky Horror. Various venues, PVD.

August 20

DOTAir Experimental Music Festival: Celebrate the sonic and performative experimentation that grows out of the psychogeographic remains of the Industrial Revolution. 8am – 11pm, Downtown Pawtucket Parking Garage, Main St and Park Pl, Pawtucket.


Tales of Rocky Point Park – Premiere Film Screening: Rocky Point comes back from the dead in an all new documentary film. Featuring never before seen archival footage, interviews and exploration of the abandoned park grounds, Tales of Rocky Point Park explores the possibility that the park was Cursed. Discover the truth behind the park’s most infamous urban legends including the House of Horrors, Skyliner and the Flume. 7:30pm. Park Theater, 848 Park Ave, Cranston.


Burlesque is Coming (A Tribute to the Works of George R. R. Martin): Brace yourselves – the only burlesque tribute to the A Song of Fire and Ice books personally approved by author George R. R. Martin is coming. 9pm, Fete, 103 Dike St, PVD.


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