Five Fun Things to Do: Aug 1 – 7


WHEM Living Radio Show:The Horse-Eyed Men/ Downhill Strugglers/ The Vox Hunters: Classic radio format podcast with modern guests. 7pm. Columbus Theater, 270 Broadway, PVD.

Mister Frizzle/ Plug/ The Really Heavy:.Local indie rock! 8pm. News Café, 43 Broad St, Pawtucket.


THU 1 – SUN 4
RKO Con 2019:
The big National Rocky Horror convention takes place in RI this year. The largest Frank N. Furter feast in the world. Most events at the Hilton Hotel, 21 Atwells Ave, PVD.

Feast of the Blessed Sacrament : Founded in 1915 by four Madeiran immigrant men who wanted to recreate the festivals common in the villages of their home island, this traditional mid-summer gathering has become the largest Portuguese feast in the world and the largest ethnic festival in New England. Events all day each day. 50 Madeira Ave, New Bedford, Mass.

FRI 2 – SUN 4

Newport Jazz Festival: 65th anniversary of the legendary festival, with about 60 performers across three days ranging from Herbie Hancock and Common to the Sun Ra Arkestra. Fort Adams State Park, Newport.