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The Rhode Island Historical Society will commemorate Black History Month with a full slate of programs in February highlighting the achievements and impact of Black Rhode Islanders, as well as the … more
20 Years Ago 2004 opened the movie season with “Meet the Fockers”, a profane comedy with few good moments, starring Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand. The latest version of … more
On Friday, Dec. 22, the public’s invited to an event at The Last Resort in Smithfield for a fundraiser that will benefit the tri-town animal shelter in North Providence (which serves Johnston, … more
Harmony Heritage, a local chapter of Harmony, Incorporated, an international organization of female a cappella singers specializing in the barbershop harmony style, will welcome its sister chorus, … more
Over three and a half million Christmas lights! Can you imagine? I can’t wait for the Holiday Lights Spectacular every Christmas season at the Roger Williams Park Zoo. I follow … more
Dec. 8, North Scituate Baptist Church Winter Farmer’s Market will be held on Fri., Dec. 8, from 4 to 9 p.m. at The North Scituate Baptist Church, 619 West Greenville Road. Shared sponsorship … more
I have reviewed over 25 productions of Trinity’s “A Christmas Carol.” Each director has carefully followed the script to the point where I could recite the lines along with the … more
If you attended last year’s presentation of Handel’s “Messiah,” you know what a moving afternoon it was at The Vets. This year’s performance by the Rhode Island … more
Gamm’s Artistic Director, Tony Estrella, is the perfect person to direct Martic McDonagh’s black comedy, “Hangmen." He has seen the play on Broadway and in London, and … more
He’s coming to steal Christmas. How do I know? I had a face-to-face conversation with him last Friday in the PPAC lobby. He sat on his throne and pontificated to me about why he … more
In 1997, a Providence public high school teacher Nancy Patiño convened a group of Latino artists in Providence to offer youth afterschool programming where they could explore their own … more
Lamont Jay Whittaker just finished his 330th performance as Mafala Hatimbi Jr., village chief, in the award-winning musical, “The Book of Mormon”. “We opened a year ago and … more
For the past 22 years Jack Reckmer has been directing the Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo, and every year he brings something different to the special exhibit. Jack was … more
The Rhode Island Press Association will present an exclusive first-time Rhode Island screening of the critically-acclaimed documentary “Storm Lake,” on Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. at The … more
While Artistic Director Tony Estrella is off performing at Massachusetts’s Huntington Theatre, he has brought in two powerful Boston based actors to play the roles of brothers Lincoln and Booth … more
Extraordinary expansion! Those two words best describe preparations for The Feast of La Madonna della DiFesa that begins tonight and continues through Sunday at a famed Festival field on … more
 Twenty-five-year-old Izaiah Montaque Harris has been tap dancing since he was old enough to walk. Taught by his choreographer mother, the Chicago-born actor/dancer honed his craft in high … more
20 Years Ago Gamm Theatre presented “The Crucible”, directed by Fred Sullivan Jr. and starring Tony Estrella as John Procter, Jin O’Brien as Rev. Hale, and Jeannine Kane as … more
When it comes to being a professional musician, versatility is key. You have to know how to play a ton of different songs while spanning numerous styles along with your own original material. … more
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