Events:

  • I Am Greta

    The documentary follows a certain teenage climate activist from Sweden.

    September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Ghost of Paul Revere

    Folk trio

    October 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Elton John Tribute – Remember When Rock Was Young

    Celebration of the character, costumes and charisma of the famed pianist and singer.

    October 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Vampire Circus

    An innovative, surreal fusion of cirque, theater, comedy and cabaret.

    October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Last Five Years

    An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their 20s who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.

    October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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  • Aging Disgracefully – The Cautious Comeback Tour

    It’s a mix of stand-up, song, and skits.

    October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Last Five Years

    An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their 20s who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.

    October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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  • The Ultimate Queen Celebration Starring Marc Martel

    Tribute merging iconic rock anthems with a theatrical performance style and eye-popping production.

    October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The cult classic with a twist returns!

    October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Chazz Palminteri in:A Bronx Tale

    Chazz Palminteri performs a one-man stage version of the hit movie and recent Broadway musical.

    November 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • God Help Us!

    Recent political comedy starring Ed Asner in the title role.

    November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    One event on November 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    One event on November 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

  • God Help Us!

    Recent political comedy starring Ed Asner in the title role.

    November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    One event on November 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    One event on November 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

  • God Help Us!

    Recent political comedy starring Ed Asner in the title role.

    November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    One event on November 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

  • God Help Us!

    Recent political comedy starring Ed Asner in the title role.

    November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    One event on November 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Events:

  • I Am Greta

    The documentary follows a certain teenage climate activist from Sweden.

    September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Zane Lamprey’s Laughs

    Travel show host who’s found a way to make a living visiting breweries. Find out for yourself how many drinks it takes before he’s really funny.

    September 29 @ 12:00 am
  • Dar Williams

    Capturing the vibrant, eclectic mid-90s Boston scene.

    September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Tauk

    Four-piece progressive rock-fusion band.

    September 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Country DnA:

    A crowd-pleasing mix of classic country, Americana, folk and rockabilly from the masters of the forms.

    October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Corey Rodrigues

    Combination of comedy from own life and the lives of those around.

    October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Jeff Pitchell And Texas Flood

    High energy rhythm & blues, rock, soul and funk from Connecticut.

    October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Bee Gees Tribute – Stayin’ Alive

    Quintessential tribute band.

    October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Karla Bonoff

    Singer-songwriter.

    October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • 3 Doors Down

    Rock band.

    October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood

    Comedians take to the stage to create original scenes in their two-man show.

    October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Almost Queen: A Tribute to QUEEN

    Showcasing signature four part harmonies and intricate musical interludes. Killer.

    October 1 @ 9:00 pm - October 2 @ 12:00 am
  • Will Evans

     Songwriter, drummer and front man for his roots-rock band.

    October 1 @ 9:00 pm - October 2 @ 12:00 am
  • Julie Rhodes & The Electric Co., The Quahogs and Coral Moons

    An amazing night of rock ‘n’ roll, blues and soul.

    October 1 @ 9:00 pm - October 2 @ 12:00 am
  • WaterFire

    “Then. Now. Next: 50 Years of Women at Providence College”

    October 2 @ 12:00 am
  • Steel Yard Art Markets

    First Saturday of each month. Because welding can be scary too. 

    October 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Roanoke

    Indie rock songbirds from Common Fence Music

    October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Narrow River Band

    Acoustic rock band

    October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Corey Rodrigues

    Combination of comedy from own life and the lives of those around.

    October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Lenny & Friends

    Comedian and actor — who presumably has friends.

    October 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Theater

Audio Theatre: Tragedies of Ambitious Men

The Psych Drama Company is offering two audio plays, Macbeth and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, streaming on-demand now through October 25 via OnTheStage.com.  These audiostreamed performances mark the 10th anniversary for the Psych Drama Company, which focuses on the psychologically therapeutic aspects for those involved in making theater reality. Headquartered in Braintree, the theater works with […]

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Out this September: Looking for some new entertainment? Look no further!

Motif contributor Katarina Dulude rounded up her top picks for entertainment this September, including a few local selections.  September 2: If spooky season can’t come soon enough for you, check out What We Do in the Shadows, which will be returning for its third season on September 2. This horror comedy mockumentary was created by […]

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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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Who I AM.: Revolutionizing life in the former home of Esek Hopkins

Anthony “AM.” Andrade’s (they/them) work entails activism and awareness through communal art and creativity.  Andrade is co-director of The Haus of Glitter Dance Company & Performance Lab. They also manage The Haus of Glitter Liberation Garden and Record Label as part of a two-year artist “parkist” residency at the Esek Hopkins Homestead and Park where […]

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Walk it Off: A Pageant for Providence celebrates artists and offers opportunity for reflection

Providence is the star, stage and celebrated guest at the upcoming A Pageant for Providence, a COVID-safe performance-art walking tour taking place downtown. Taibi Magar, an acclaimed director, together with her life and professional partner, Tyler Dobrowsky, who served as associate artistic director at Trinity Repertory Company, created this project to celebrate the Providence community. […]

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Meeting of Minds: RI Theater Coalition hosts its first meeting to address sexual impropriety

Leaders of Rhode Island’s theaters and theater community gathered in person and on Zoom for more than two hours on July 26 to address weaknesses in their internal processes and policies that have allowed incidents of sexual harassment and abuse to occur in the community. The meeting included a panel discussion and loose roundtable discussion […]

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FringePVD 2021: An opinionated list

FringePVD 2021, the annual festival of off-off-off-Broadway unjuried theater performances, running now through July 31, adopts a hybrid model with both live outdoor and online virtual performances. Coordinated by the Wilbury Group, all five of the live performance venues are in the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence: Farm Fresh, ISCO, Nicholson File Art Studios, The Steel […]

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Dancing on Air: Amid COVID restrictions, local family of circus artists turns their yard into a stage

Twinkling lights spin down from the trees then disappear, while ribbons of music infuse the night – Rise Like a Phoenix, a three person, multi-act circus show, ran for four magical nights in June 2021. The performance was the work of Air and Silk, a family trio of circus artists who brought the enchantment of […]

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