Events:

  • The Taste of Southern Rhode Island 2021

    A dazzling night of food sampling and spirit tastings.

    September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Marvel’s Black Panther

    The blockbuster film that showcases the costume design that earned Ruth E. Carter an Academy Award!

    September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Mark Normand

    Stand-up comedian and actor who’s been on all the big late night shows.

    September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • A Fun Live Electronic Show

    Electro-pop.

    September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Divas of Drag

    A double dose of glitz and glamour, sass and class with premier drag stars.

    September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Allysen Callery

    Ghost folk, quiet music for a loud world.

    September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Gary Louris (of The Jayhawks, solo)

    Over the last three decades, this singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer has built a deep, compelling body of music.

    September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Roger Mcguinn

    As the leader of the influential ‘60s group, The Byrds, he combined the rock beat of the Beatles with the folk sensibilities of Bob Dylan.

    September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • WaterFire

    Partial lighting. URI focus.

    September 24 @ 12:00 am
  • Oshima Brothers

    Dreamy folk/ acoustic pop songbirds from Common Fence Music, hosting at the Norman Bird Sanctuary,

    September 24 @ 12:00 am
  • Dick Derry/ Early Show

    straight up rock ‘n’ roll band.

    September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • RI Fashion Week

    Lights Fashion Philanthropy brings you their 9th season spotlighting rising design talent, independent retailers, art and catwalking.

    September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • The Wolff Sisters

    Bringing that loose blues, roots and rock n’ roll sound back into the forefront of the music scene.

    September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Bearly Dead

    A unique, high energy take on Grateful Dead classics (and much more).

    September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Fools

    Rock band best known for their party atmosphere.

    September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • No Quarter- Led Zeppelin Tribute

    Rock.

    September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Carsie Blanton

    Americana pop punk act with political undertones.

    September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Ben Folds: In Actual Person Live For Real Tour

    An enormous body of genre-bending music that includes pop albums.

    September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Peter Wolf and the Midnight Travelers

    Exploring blues, soul, country, folk and jazz. Done by midnight.

    September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Michael Blackson

    Liberian-American actor and comedian.

    September 24 @ 9:00 pm - September 25 @ 12:00 am

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye!: King Richard’s Faire brings a forested village to life

Grab your cloaks, wands and, of course, a flagon for ale! King Richard’s Faire is back for its 40th season. Beginning on September 4 and running through October 24, this long-loved renaissance faire gives some of us hope that COVID-times are healing, by transporting back to a time when the plague may have been an […]

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These Hallowed Halls: SROs teach kids how to be afraid in school

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Simply Divine: Bert Crenca’s newest collection serves as tribute to his home town

In Umberto Crenca’s newest collection, Divine Providence, it is difficult to tell where the artist leaves off and the city begins. These paintings have been a labor of love – his tribute to the streets he has always called home. Crenca grew up on Chalkstone Avenue, the son of immigrants who worked in factories all […]

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A Whole Bucket of Fun: The Pawtucket Arts Festival brings two weekends of arts programming to the state

Twenty-three years ago, the Pawtucket Arts Festival was just a small arts fair that allowed vendors to set up shop and sell their art. This year, festival director Anthony Ambrosino and his team have pulled out all the stops.  The festival, which is presented by the Pawtucket Teachers Alliance, The Pawtucket Times and the City […]

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A Closed Door: The eviction moratorium expired, and people aren’t getting relief fast enough

The nationwide eviction moratorium expired last month, leaving thousands of Rhode Islanders at risk for becoming homeless. The moratorium, issued early in the pandemic by the CDC, halted landlords from forcibly evicting tenants until the protection expired. Congress appropriated billions of dollars meant for rental assistance, but only a fraction of the money has made […]

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Twelve Plants, Five Courses, One Summer Series: Plant-based meals even a carnivore could love

“If this were my situation every night, I’d never eat meat again,” my friend Melissa said of our Twelve (Plants) dinner in Newport. For her birthday, we traveled to Root on Broadway, where Twelve (Plants) was popping up with a 5-course, plant-based, prix fixe dinner. While several restaurants offer vegan cuisine, and several offer a […]

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