Motif’s 5 Event Picks of the Week: August 31 – September 6

Thru Sunday, September 4

Sister Act, Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Rd, Wakefield. Based on the classic film starring Whoopi Goldberg, a show featuring lots of singing nuns.

Friday, September 2


Rhode Island Peace Fest 6: Promoting Love, Unity and Culture: A forum showcasing local poets, emcees, deejays, musicians, artists and dancers promoting peace in our community by raising awareness about violence in our cities, schools and neighborhoods. 9pm – Midnight, The Met, 1005 Main St, Pawtucket.

Friday, September 2 – Sunday, September 4

Rhythm & Roots Music and Dance Festival: This long-running festival is a destination event for thousands of music and dance fans from all of the U.S. and Canada. R&R features award-winning roots music artists on the Main Stage and at two big tented dance floors, plus intimate one-of-a-kind workshops, smaller stages and many family-friendly activities. 9am, Ninigret Park, Rt 1A, Park Ln, Charlestown.

Sunday, September 4

Steve Smith & The Nakeds: Forty years into their career and still going strong, this rhythm and blues powerhouse blends a mixture of rhythm, brass and a whole lot of fun. 3:30pm, Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Rd, Wakefield.


Wednesday, September 7

What the %@&*! Happened to Comics?: Art Spiegelman gives a lecture on the art of the comic book and why it should be celebrated, not ignored. 7pm, Roger Williams University, 1 Ferry Rd, Bristol.