Events:

  • A Christmas for Carol

    A new, plucky Christmas comedy in which an endearingly enthusiastic office worker learns the true meaning of Christmas, one office hijink at a time.

    November 17 - December 31
  • Hamilton

    The experience even Disney Plus can’t capture in full, Hamilton returns to Providence for a highly anticipated second run. Reserve your tickets before they sell out!

    November 30 - December 12
  • Something Cloudy, Something Clear

    Autobiographical play by Tennessee Williams, directed by Ronald Lewis.

    December 9 - December 12
  • Clue: On Stage

    Based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, with additional material by Hunter Foster and Eric Price, Based on the Paramount Pictures movie, inspired by the Hasbro board game. Watch out for the candlestick in the parlour.

    December 9 @ 2:00 pm - December 13 @ 5:00 pm
  • Holiday Art Market

    Build community through art and educational empowerment.

    December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • LGBTQQIA+ Holiday Art Market

    Build community through art and educational empowerment.

    December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Black Violin: Give Thanks Tour

    Hip hop duo.

    December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Sweet Little Variety Show

    Local musicians, poets, magicians, comedians, dancers, actors, burlesque, filmmakers and many more create a fast-paced, unpredictable evening.

    December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • An Evening with Sarah Jarosz

    Singer-songwriter

    December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Matt York

    Rock group.

    December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • A Christmas Story: The Musical

    Music and lyrics by Tony- and Oscar-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Story is based on the classic 1983 film of the same name, and just may put your eye out.

    December 10 - December 19
  • A Christmas Carol

    Redemption story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter man who is visited by the ghosts of Jacob Marley, Christmas Past, Present, and Future. In case you never heard of it.

    December 10
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    An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 11, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 11, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 12, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until December 15, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until December 17, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 18, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until December 18, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 19, 2021

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PVD Drum Troupe Rests: Popular COVID musical event has gone dormant

For much of the pandemic, on Thursday evenings you could encounter a whimsical gathering called the Providence Drum Troupe improvising a rhythm section upon the new pedestrian bridge in Providence. A socially distanced entertainment option during the pandemic, the group grew organically, attracting performers like Jessie Jewel, whose elaborate costumes sometimes include a 12’ wingspan, […]

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Candyman actor Tony Todd talks Providence

Tony Todd is the face and voice behind one of the most iconic characters in horror films: Candyman. He’s also appeared in hundreds of other roles across TV, films, video games and his first passion, the stage. He’ll be one of over 100 celebrity guests attending this year’s Comic Con at the RI Convention Center […]

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Meet Charlotte: One of the first RI children protected by COVID-19 vaccine

Maureen O’Gorman was so eager to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination for her 10 year-old daughter Charlotte that she began refreshing her web browser repeatedly 15 minutes before appointments opened yesterday at 2:00pm. They were able to obtain a 7:30am slot this morning at the state-run Sockanosset facility when it opened, making Charlotte one of the […]

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We Assure You RI Comic Con is Open: “Clerks” Reunion & Beer

RI Comic Con is back after the 2020 hiatus and it’s going to be bigger than ever. Starting Friday, November 5th through Sunday the 7th, the Rhode Island Convention Center will be overflowing with artists, vendors and celebrity guests, including a nearly complete reunion of the cast of Clerks. Clerks was the first movie by […]

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Once in a Generation Dollars: Let’s Make a Deal

Welcome to The Squid’s Ink: we print Rhode Island’s dark and humorous truth  Since 2020, the Rhode Island state government has been sitting on the  so-called “once in a generation” $1.2 Billion Dollars of federal funds. “We’re so used to having lobbyists tell us what to do that we kind of forgot how to think […]

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ON THE BALL AND OFF THE WALL: Pastime is Now Past Time

This column is for non-sports fans who would like some enlightenment and hopefully humor without being sports fanatics. The French-born educator, philosopher and author Jacques Barzun once wrote of what was known as our country’s National Pastime: Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball… No more. Major League […]

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