Events:

  • Fashion Revolution Providence

    A week dedicated to sustainable fashion and eco-friendly practices within the fashion industry. Events around town include random acts of modeling and a discounted fashion stop trail map, with a capstone event on April 25. See @fashionrevolutionpvd for complete details.

    April 19 @ 8:00 am - April 25 @ 5:00 pm
  • Poetry Showcase

    It’s National Poetry Month, and What Cheer Writers Club presents this showcase of local poet’s work. 5pm. Online only @ eventbrite.com/e/poetry-showcase-tickets-143102492407

    April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Burt Jagolinzer

Jazz Insights: Billy Lipson

Providence’s Billy Lipson, born in 1911, was blessed with a terrific jazz singing voice. Billy sang with several large orchestras in greater Providence.His renditions often sounded like Frank Sinatra or Bing Crosby. Billy had a loyal group of followers who regularly cheered him on, and many a local woman swooned over his romantic deliveries. His torch songs […]

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One of the Greats: Bob Mainelli is pitch perfect

One of Rhode Island’s finest local entertainers is Bob Mainelli.He has performed for more parties, organizational events, civil and otherwise, private celebrations, small clubs, large clubs, restaurants, casinos, political happenings, weddings, funerals, bar-mitzvahs and probably hangings than most professional singers. Bob taught music at Johnston High School for many years. His daughter, Jennifer has emulated […]

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