When it comes to Providence, there's no shortage of events. You'll find a full calendar all year long in the capital city. From historic tours to Waterfire, performing arts to food festival and everything in between, there are events for every season.
deMelim loves teaching and he loves traveling. He and his late wife Mary explored the world and in each location, the deMelims found something to bring back. They stuffed bags full of the aforementioned figurines. deMelim cut pieces of graphics, calligraphy and designs from old billboards and brought the heavy fragments home in a suitcase. Much later he would soak them, then meticulously separate and dry the fragments for use in his own collages. He started using collage as a graduate studen...
Discover the joy of watercolor painting in this introductory course. You will learn about basic techniques and materials as you explore your inner creative talent! Watercolor techniques including tools, color, composition and paint application will be demonstrated and students will receive individual attention to create beautiful watercolor paintings from their photographs.
From the author of Absurd Person Singular comes the theatrical event of the season: a pair of interlocking comedies that take place simultaneously, with one cast performing both shows in two different theaters at the same time. Teddy and Trish are hosting a big garden party for the town. Friends, family, a London writer, and a French movie star - what could go wrong? Fans of Ayckbourn will know the answer: Anything and everything. House or Garden alone would be an uproarious romp around the Eng... www.trinityrep.com/box_office/on_stage/hg2.php
Enjoy the Renaissance City from a whole new perspective! Admire the diverse architecture and rich history of Providence as you relax aboard Captain Tom's comfortable, Coast Guard certified pontoon boat, the MV Proud Mary. Grab a cold beverage from the Hot Club docks, climb aboard, and enjoy a tour of the Providence waterfront and harbor. On WaterFire evenings, experience the beauty of the burning braziers from the best seat in town, as Captain Tom guides you throughout the Providence River and... www.facebook.com/pages/Providence-River-Boat-Company/105812209711
Karoke with Aj the DJ along with $3 nachos and $4 Margarita Specials!
Do you know how whiskey is made? Did you know there's a whiskey distillery in Rhode Island? The Sons of Liberty Spirits Co., makers of Uprising American Whiskey, invite you to take a tour of the distillery and learn the process of making whiskey. Sons of Liberty also produces Rhode Island's first vodka - Loyal 9 Vodka - featuring a seasonal line of flavored vodkas that are made with fresh, local ingredients. Tastings give you the opportunity to try a variety of whiskies and vodkas (some of which... www.solspirits.com
This weekly performance series will feature a rotation of events celebrating the spoken word, including poetry competitions, storytelling, staged readings, plays, discussion groups, trivia, stand-up comedy, improv and more. Visit the website above for this week's act.
Looking for a fun night out with Trivia or Karaoke at your favorite bar? Then visit WRIK Entertainment's website at www.wrikgigs.com for upcoming event locations.
Find out what Rhode Island law has to say about balancing the public’s right to information with the individual’s right to privacy. If you’re involved with a public entity or if you represent the media, you need to know the ins and outs of federal and state public records and open meetings laws. Join us for this seminar and you’ll get updates on recent developments in the interpretation of these laws. This seminar will get you headed in the right direction to avoid costly... www.lorman.com/seminars/390785?p=17992
A staged reading of a new play by James Celenza, of Bar Plays, titled "Brothers in Arms"
In Cuba With Witness for Peace portrays in photographs the people, culture, and landscape of Cuba. The photographers, Iris Donnelly, Michael Hyatt and Eliud Martinez recorded their trip to Cuba in April, 2012 while part of an Arts and Culture delegation with Witness for Peace New England. The exhibit is consistent with the mission of Witness for Peace (WFP), a nationwide, politically independent grassroots organization, which supports peace, justice, and sustainable economies of the... www.heragallery.org
Do the clothes make the man? Explore the power of style and fine craftsmanship this summer as the RISD Museum celebrates the personalities of well known fashionable men from the 19th Century to now. Visit the exhibition GQ calls "Your summer 2013 pilgrimage" which includes more than 200 objects- from bespoke clothing and innovative garments to paintings and works on paper.
Come join us at a regular party with some of the best musicians Rhode Island has to offer. Every Wednesday in the Fete Lounge - doors open at 8 p.m., the DJ starts around 9 p.m., then the Funky Autocrats hit the stage at 9:30 p.m. and play until you stop dancing or the cops tell us to close. And it's free!