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Saturday Mar 28, 2015

Through the Doors: A Tribute to Jim Morrison & the Doors

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Greenwich Odeum
  • Address: 59 Main Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818

Women in Film and Media

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Blackstone Valley Visitor Center
  • Address: 175 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI

The Women in Film and Media Symposium offers an opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to hear from industry professionals: directors, producers, actors, and crew on topics including creating, producing, and working on shorts and features. This event is sponsored by the Rhode Island Film Collaborative. Join us. Be productive. Be proactive. Celebrate women in film.

Jesus Christ Superstar

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Stadium Theatre
  • Address: 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, RI 02895

It seems especially fitting that the first rock opera, created as a concept album at the end of the turbulent '60s, should have at its center a social and political rebel. Jesus' meteor-like rise in renown provides, as the title suggests, a parallel to contemporary celebrity worship. As his radical teachings are evermore embraced, Judas increasingly questions the enlightened motives of this new prophet, resulting in betrayal. Christ's final days are dramatized with emotional intensity, thought-p... Visit Website

Newport Restaurant Week 2015

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Participating Newport and Bristol Restaurants

Tantalize your taste buds at Newport & Bristol Restaurant Week! Diners will enjoy three course prix fixe meals at exceptional values...lunch for $16 and dinner for $35. Beverages, gratuities and taxes are not included.

Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend"

No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies.

The Glass Menagerie

  • March 28, 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

The House of Blue Leaves

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Gamm Theatre

Blithe Spirit

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Providence College - Smith Center for the Arts
  • Address: 549 River Avenue, Providence, RI 02918

Acclaimed writer Noël Coward's comedy questions what it means for a man to be haunted by his wife. Literally. After engaging in a casual séance, Charles and Ruth, his second wife, are visited by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira. The result is an encounter full of shocks, spooks and "happy mediums."

A Flea in Her Ear

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Trinity Repertory Company
  • Address: 201 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Trinity Repertory Company

From French playwright Georges Feydeau and often heralded as the most masterful farce ever written, A Flea in Her Ear is an uproarious tale of a disintegrating marriage. Raymonde (played by Phyllis Kaye) is determined to catch her cheating husband Victor (played by Fred Sullivan, Jr.), in the act. But her plan quickly derails, resulting in a whirlwind of communication breakdowns, jealousy, mistaken identities and slamming doors. Associate Artistic Director Tyler Dobrowsky directs this gut-bustin... Visit Website

4000 Miles

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: 2nd Story Theatre
  • Address: 28 Market Street, Warren, RI 02885
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

After suffering a tragic loss while on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo seeks solace and shelter in the West Village apartment of his fiercely independent 91 year-old grandmother. Over the course of a one month cohabitation, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and ultimately comfort each other with curiosity and compassion.

Born Casual - Free Hip Hop Dance Party

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Fete Music
  • Address: 103 Dike Street, Providence, RI 02909
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday

Providence Phoenix winner as voted by thousands of Phoenix readers: Fete “Best Dance Night 2013” Casual Saturdays! Born Casual playing the best and newest hip hop, trap and R&B every Saturday night at the Fête Lounge. No Cover // 21+

Brunch & Bubbly

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Papa Razzi
  • Address: 1 Papa Razzi Way, Cranston, RI 02920
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

BRUNCH & BUBBLY Join us all weekend long and Monday holidays for our classic Papa Razzi brunch offerings. With purchase of a brunch entree, your first drink is on us, with your choice of a Bellini or Mimosa.

Elisha Project Saturdays

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: The Elisha Project
  • Address: 65 Newport Avenue, Suite 6, Rumford, RI 02916
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday

Bring your entire family...all ages are welcome to: - Make and prepare 250+ lunch meals - Decorate Lunch Bags - Take the lunches to people in need Great way to spend a Saturday afternoon and one you will not soon forget. You can view our videos on our site above. 

Smokin' Saturdays at the Celtic Lounge

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Celtic Lounge
  • Address: 397 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02905
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday

Starting this Saturday (9/20) Hella Smoke will be hosting Smokin' Saturdays at the Celtic Lounge on Westminster and Empire! We'll have local artists in, performing some nights, mixing their music into the playlist others, and just mingling with the crowd answering your questions throughout all of them. Selling VIP tickets to the private bar at just $25 per, and cover at just $5 before midnight, ladies free before 11, and $10 after midnight! Come on down, listen to some great music, meet some ...

2015 Fight for Air Climb

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Omni Providence Hotel
  • Address: 1 West Exchange Street, Providence, RI 02903

Join the American Lung Association for the 7th annual Fight for Air Climb! This “vertical marathon” will see 1,000 participants, including firefighters in full gear, racing up 22 floors inside the Omni Providence Hotel on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Climb solo or start a team for this unique fitness event. After climbing, head over to our after-party where we give out awards for fastest climbers and teams! All athletic abilities welcome. Funds raised benefit the American Lung Associati... Visit Website

A Gathering of Dances, Poetry & Performing Artists

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Address: 50 Park Place, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Come join Part of The Oath at St. Paul's on Friday March 27th & Saturday March 28th to see excerpts from Visions of Beauty and new repertoire by Danielle Genest and Colleen Cavanaugh! 

Artist Open Studio at Rough Point

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Rough Point
  • Address: 680 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

For one day only, the Rough Point Dining Room will be transformed into a studio for renowned Mexican ceramicist Marco Vargas. Marco is the Newport Restoration Foundation’s March artist-in-residence and one of the artists in this year’s exhibit, Fired and Inspired: Ceramics at Rough Point. Visitors will be able to watch Marco at work and explore the house and exhibit during this special opening weekend.

Audubon Society of Rhode Island Camouflaged Egg Hunt

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Audubon Environmental Education Center
  • Address: 1401 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809

Children will hunt for brown eggs in a natural setting and learn how well the eggs camouflage. All children who participate will be awarded a prize and grand prizes will be awarded to kids who find "golden eggs."Rain or shine the egg hunt will be held from 9:30am-11:00 am. Baskets for eggs are NOT provided. Children 3-10 years of age are invited to participate in the egg hunt but all are welcome.

Audubon Society of Rhode Island Camouflaged Egg Hunt/ Exeter

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Fisherville Brook Wildlife Refuge,
  • Address: 99 Pardon Joslin Rd, Exeter, RI 02822

Children hunt for brown Easter eggs and discover how well the camouflage with a natural environment. All children who participate receive prizes and grand prizes will be award to kids who find the "golden egg." Baskets are NOT provided. Children 3-10 years of age are allowed to participate in the egg hunt but all are welcome.

Audubon Society of Rhode Island Camouflaged Egg Hunt/ Smithfield

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge
  • Address: 12 Sanderson Rd, Smithfeild, RI 02917

Children will hunt for brown eggs in a natural setting and learn how well the eggs camouflage. All children who participate will be awarded a prize and grand prizes will be awarded to kids who find "golden eggs."Rain or shine the egg hunt will be held from 9:30am-11:00 am. Baskets for eggs are NOT provided. Children 3-10 years of age are invited to participate in the egg hunt but all are welcome.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: South Kingstown High School
  • Address: 215 Columbia St, South Kingstown, SC 02874

Come to South Kingstown High School and enjoy a continental breakfast from 8:30-9:30, take pictures with the Easter Bunny, Easter crafts, and finally an Easter egg hunt on the football field.

Bristol Parks and Rec. Town Easter Egg Hunt

Bristol Parks & Recreation Invites Bristol Children in grades K-5 and their Families to our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Hunt begins at 10:00am sharp! HAPPENINGS: • Crafts • A visit from the Easter Bunny-bring your camera • Refreshments • Prizes for those children who find the “Special Eggs” •NEW THIS YEAR – register today for an Easter Bunny Tea at Blithewold. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Visit www.blithewold.org for more info...

Easter Egg Hunt

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Cranston: Oaklawn Community Baptist Church
  • Address: 229 Wilbur Ave, Cranston, RI 02920

Kids 10 years and younger are invited to ejoy an Easter egg hunt on the church grounds. This event is free starting at 1:00 pm.

Easter Egg Hunt in Coventry

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: Coventry: Community Center
  • Address: Flat River Road, Coventry, RI 02816

For children 10 years or younger. Come enjoy an Easter egg hunt, pictures with the Easter bunny, pet real bunnies, and enjoy a bake sale from Girl Scout Troop 653. Event begins at 9:00 am you can arrive as early as 8:45 am.

Francofête

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: United States
  • Address: 947 Veterans Memorial Parkway, East Providence, RI 02915
  • Venue: Squantum Association

Come celebrate the Francophonie, Saturday, March 28. 6:00 Cocktail | 7:00 Dinner buffet followed by live music from the Classics Five Jazz Quintet and dancing $45 per ticket

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