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Tuesday Mar 03, 2015

Twelfth Night

  • March 03, 2015
  • Location: Brown University - Stuart Theatre
  • Address: 75 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912

Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Jane Nichols Presented by Sock & Buskin in assocation with Brown's Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies.

The Last Five Years

  • March 03, 2015
  • Location: Ocean State Theatre Company
  • Address: 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI 02886

Named one of Time Magazine's 10 best shows of 2001, Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk winner is a contemporary song-cycle musical, which ingeniously chronicles the five year life of a relationship, from meeting to break-up... and from break-up to meeting... all at the same time! A frequently humorous, often romantic, and intensely personal look at the relationship between a writer and an actress told from both points of view - his going forwards and hers going backwards.

The Glass Menagerie

  • March 03, 2015
  • Location: Trinity Repertory Company
  • Address: 201 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Trinity Repertory Company

An American classic and considered by many one of the greatest plays ever written, The Glass Menagerie is an emotional masterpiece and Tennessee Williams' personal "memory play," featuring one of the most recognizable families in dramatic literature-histrionic mother Amanda (played by Anne Scurria), guilt-ridden son Tom and fragile daughter Laura. Director Brian Mertes (A Lie of the Mind, Clybourne Park) brings a rarely seen depth of storytelling to this production, engaging the audien... Visit Website

1149 Wine Divas

  • March 03, 2015
  • Location: United States
  • Address: 1149 Division Street, Warwick, RI 02818
  • Venue: Eleven Forty Nine Restaurant
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Tuesday

A ladies only wine club offering a reception wine, and 4 food courses paired with wine.

Abus de Faiblesse (Abuse of Weakness) at Providence French Film Festival

  • March 03, 2015
  • Location: Cable Car Cinema
  • Address: 204 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903

Abus de Faiblesse Directed by Catherine Breillat and starring Isabelle Huppert, Abus de Faiblesse tells the story of a stroke-afflicted filmmaker manipulated by a notorious con man.  Pass holders must obtain a ticket for each screening at the Cable Car (limit 2 tickets per screening). Sponsored by Brown University’s Department of French Studies • Department of Modern Culture and Media • Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Culture and Media Studies • Sevaux Family Film and Lect... Visit Website

Friends of the Library Foreign Film Series: Belle Martha (Mostly Martha)

  • March 03, 2015
  • Location: Jamestown Philomenian Library
  • Address: 26 North Road, Jamestown, RI 02835

Join the Friends of the Jamestown Philomenian Library for the Tuesday Night International Film Series. Refreshments will be served at 6:30pm, and the film will begin at 7pm. This event is free and open to all.

La Folie Almayer (Almayer's Folly) at Providence French Film Festival

  • March 03, 2015
  • Location: Cable Car Cinema
  • Address: 204 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903

La Folie Almayer A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.  Pass holders must obtain a ticket for each screening at the Cable Car (limit 2 tickets per screening). Sponsored by Brown University’s Department of French Studies • Department of Modern Culture and Media • Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Culture and Media Studies • Sevaux Family Film and Lectur... Visit Website

Québékoisie at Providence French Film Festival

  • March 03, 2015
  • Location: Cable Car Cinema
  • Address: 204 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903

Québékoisie Mélanie and Olivier decided to cycle the North Shore of Quebec, Canada, to better understand the complex relationships that exist between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. This quest for identity would push them to travel deep inside themselves and to faraway lands. Their encounters, both planned and spontaneous, include the surprising tale of an Innu man in search of his ancestors in Normandy, and the heart-wrenching story of the sister of Corporal Marcel Le... Visit Website

Chasing Giants

Audubon partners with Mystic Seaport and artist Andrew Glass to host a unique exhibit focusing on the environmental, cultural and economic impact on the marine ecosystem from whaling. View graphic panels that chronicle the history of whaling with paintings by Andrew Glass created for the children's book Moby Dick: Chasing the Great White Whale by Eric Kimmel.

RISD Faculty Biennial

  • March 03, 2015
  • Location: RISD Museum
  • Address: 224 Benefit Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: RISD Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The faculty biennial, a longstanding tradition, showcases new work by the extraordinary artists and designers who teach at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). The works on view are as varied as the many departments and divisions in which the faculty teach—ranging from apparel, textiles, painting, printmaking, ceramics, glass, sculpture, illustration, photography, jewelry, and metalsmithing to graphic design, industrial design, architecture, landscape architecture, interior architectu...

In Diverse Estimations Little Moscow

  • March 03, 2015
  • Location: RISD Museum
  • Address: 224 Benefit Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: RISD Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

In her 2011 film, Turkish artist Aslı Çavuşoğlu stages a series of fragmented, forgotten, and at times painfully remembered histories from a violent political suppression in the Turkish town of Fatsa in 1979 and 1980. Çavuşoğlu shot the film in Fatsa, enlisting untrained locals as actors, crew members, and information sources. Their presence adds a layer of naïve enthusiasm and increased intensity to the reenactments, as the actors are confronted with events from what are ofte...

Wednesday Mar 04, 2015

America's Test Kitchen Live!

Join Christopher Kimball for a behind-the-scenes tour of America's Test Kitchen. Find out the secrets of recipe testing and how we rate equipment, perform taste tests, and investigate the science of cooking. Participants also get a private tour of how we film our two public television shows. You'll witness some of our most embarrassing TV moments, from the Yule log disaster to the smoking Today Show how segment that almost summoned the fire department. Also includes an on-stage chocolate tas... Visit Website

Twelfth Night

  • March 04, 2015
  • Location: Brown University - Stuart Theatre
  • Address: 75 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912

Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Jane Nichols Presented by Sock & Buskin in assocation with Brown's Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies.

The Last Five Years

  • March 04, 2015
  • Location: Ocean State Theatre Company
  • Address: 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI 02886

Named one of Time Magazine's 10 best shows of 2001, Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk winner is a contemporary song-cycle musical, which ingeniously chronicles the five year life of a relationship, from meeting to break-up... and from break-up to meeting... all at the same time! A frequently humorous, often romantic, and intensely personal look at the relationship between a writer and an actress told from both points of view - his going forwards and hers going backwards.

The Glass Menagerie

  • March 04, 2015
  • Location: Trinity Repertory Company
  • Address: 201 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Trinity Repertory Company

An American classic and considered by many one of the greatest plays ever written, The Glass Menagerie is an emotional masterpiece and Tennessee Williams' personal "memory play," featuring one of the most recognizable families in dramatic literature-histrionic mother Amanda (played by Anne Scurria), guilt-ridden son Tom and fragile daughter Laura. Director Brian Mertes (A Lie of the Mind, Clybourne Park) brings a rarely seen depth of storytelling to this production, engaging the audien... Visit Website

Dick Lupino Trio

  • March 04, 2015
  • Location: Sardella's Restaurant
  • Address: 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI 02840
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Dick Lupino with different musicians each week perform Jazz/American Songbook. Reservations required. Dinner specials offered.

Spaghetti Notte

  • March 04, 2015
  • Location: Papa Razzi
  • Address: 1 Papa Razzi Way, Cranston, RI 02920
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday

SPAGHETTI NOTTE - $19.99 Break bread while embracing a traditional Italian dish with family and friends and join us on Wednesday nights for “Spaghetti Notte.” Choose from a selection of gourmet appetizers including our Insalata di Papa and Margherita pizza. For the main course, enjoy our house made pasta dishes including traditional dishes such as Spaghetti alla Bolognese or Spaghetti Alla Polpetta - our version of spaghetti and meatballs! Allow yourself to relax from your busy week ... Visit Website

Stump! Trivia

  • March 04, 2015
  • Location: The Whiskey Republic
  • Address: 515 South Water Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: The Whiskey Republic
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Join us for Stump! Trivia every Wednesday night with great prizes each and every week!

Diana Krall "Wallflower World Tour"

The “Wallflower World Tour” will feature Krall performing pop classics such as The Mamas and the Papas' "California Dreaming" and the Eagles' "Desperado," and Bob Dylan’s “Wallflower,” which inspired the album's title track, among others. Krall will be accompanied onstage by Anthony Wilson (guitar), Dennis Crouch (bass), Stuart Duncan (fiddle), Karriem Riggins (drums) and Patrick Warren (Keyboards). Diana Krall recently headlined The Montreal Int...

Chasing Giants

Audubon partners with Mystic Seaport and artist Andrew Glass to host a unique exhibit focusing on the environmental, cultural and economic impact on the marine ecosystem from whaling. View graphic panels that chronicle the history of whaling with paintings by Andrew Glass created for the children's book Moby Dick: Chasing the Great White Whale by Eric Kimmel.

RISD Faculty Biennial

  • March 04, 2015
  • Location: RISD Museum
  • Address: 224 Benefit Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: RISD Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The faculty biennial, a longstanding tradition, showcases new work by the extraordinary artists and designers who teach at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). The works on view are as varied as the many departments and divisions in which the faculty teach—ranging from apparel, textiles, painting, printmaking, ceramics, glass, sculpture, illustration, photography, jewelry, and metalsmithing to graphic design, industrial design, architecture, landscape architecture, interior architectu...

In Diverse Estimations Little Moscow

  • March 04, 2015
  • Location: RISD Museum
  • Address: 224 Benefit Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: RISD Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

In her 2011 film, Turkish artist Aslı Çavuşoğlu stages a series of fragmented, forgotten, and at times painfully remembered histories from a violent political suppression in the Turkish town of Fatsa in 1979 and 1980. Çavuşoğlu shot the film in Fatsa, enlisting untrained locals as actors, crew members, and information sources. Their presence adds a layer of naïve enthusiasm and increased intensity to the reenactments, as the actors are confronted with events from what are ofte...

Thursday Mar 05, 2015

Marc Cohen

  • March 05, 2015
  • Location: Greenwich Odeum
  • Address: 59 Main Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818

After winning a Grammy for his soulful ballad "Walking in Memphis," Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation's most compelling singer/songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. He's a natural storyteller, balancing the exuberant with the poignant, and able to distill universal truth out of his often romantic, drawn-from-life tales.   Cohn followed up his platinum-selling debut with two more releases in the... Visit Website

The 65th Annual Rhode Island Home Show Returns

  • March 05, 2015
  • Location: Rhode Island Convention Center
  • Address: One Sabin Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Rhode Island Convention Center
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

  This year's show features a tour of a 200-square foot Tiny House, a seven-room interior design showcase, three walkable landscapes, a complete outdoor kitchen, an Energy Expo, seminars, a Lego® brick building contest for kids, and many new and inspiring attractions! The show is expected to draw more than 20,000 people, who will experience and explore the largest and longest running exhibition of its kind in Southern New England.   Normal 0 false false false EN-US... Visit Website

Twelfth Night

  • March 05, 2015
  • Location: Brown University - Stuart Theatre
  • Address: 75 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912

Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Jane Nichols Presented by Sock & Buskin in assocation with Brown's Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies.

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