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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.

The Last Five Years

  • March 05, 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 05, 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 05, 2015
  • Location: Gamm Theatre

4000 Miles

  • March 05, 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.

Salsa Fever Thursdays

  • March 05, 2015
  • Location: Tantric Lounge
  • Address: 1070 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday

To Mambo Pa Ti (MPT), Latin dance is a way of life. That's why we're incredibly passionate about not only giving students the tools they need to succeed and have fun on the dance floor, but in creating a supportive community of fierce Salseros. Salsa Fever Thursdays, MPT's weekly social dance, is a safe nurturing place to celebrate our hard work, practice your moves and gain inspiration from new and old friends. The chill vibe features great music, from New England's best djs, weekly classes an... Visit Website

Film Screening of Patrick's Day

  • March 05, 2015
  • Location: Jamestown Arts Center
  • Address: 18 Valley St, Jamestown, RI

Join the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday, March 5 at 7pm for a screening of Ireland’s Patrick’s Day as part of the 3rd Annual Feature Film Project, spanning across 50 cinemas around the country. After the screening, audiences at each venue cast their votes on whether the film should be theatrically released across the U.S. About the Film: Patrick’s Day tells the story of a young man with mental health issues who becomes intimate with a suicidal flight attendant, a relations...

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 05, 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 05, 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...

Friday Mar 06, 2015

Providence Bruins AHL Hockey vs. Hershey Bears

  • March 06, 2015
  • Location: Dunkin' Donuts Center
  • Address: One LaSalle Square, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Dunkin' Donuts Center

Into the Woods Jr.

  • March 06, 2015
  • Location: Stadium Theatre
  • Address: 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, RI 02895

A cockeyed fairy tale of a musical, INTO THE WOODS JR., is loads of magical fun! All of your favorite characters-Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk), and the Witch-meet and interact in this whimsical original story. The musical centers on a baker and his wife who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the king's festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch's curs... Visit Website

The 65th Annual Rhode Island Home Show Returns

  • March 06, 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 06, 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 06, 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 06, 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 06, 2015
  • Location: Gamm Theatre

Bring Your Own Improv - Family Friendly Comedy Show

  • March 06, 2015
  • Location: Warwick Museum of Art
  • Address: 3259 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886

Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is now in its eighth season! This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation! You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud at a scene you like, yell out fantastic suggestions, or if you feel you're ready, jump up and get involved with us on stage!

4000 Miles

  • March 06, 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.

Dick Lupino Trio

  • March 06, 2015
  • Location: The Chanler
  • Address: 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport, RI 02840
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Dick Lupino & different musicians perform Jazz & American Songbook on Fridays.

Friday Night Jazz

  • March 06, 2015
  • Location: Aspire Restaurant
  • Address: 311 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Aspire Restaurant
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

 Come celebrate your passion for Jazz! Every Friday night A-Bar transforms into the hottest Jazz venue around! Join Joe, the boys and their ever-changing roster of special guests (Greg Abate, Duke Robillard, Dan Moretti, Tish Adams, to name a few...) Excellent food and perfect cocktails in a beautiful, relaxing atmosphere. Complimentary valet parking. Jazz moves to the courtyard on warmer evenings; under the stars...

Sons of Liberty Distillery Rings the Bell for Friday Night Flights

  • March 06, 2015
  • Location: Son's of Liberty Distillery
  • Address: 1425 Kingstown Road, South Kingstown, RI 02879
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

The Sons of Liberty Spirits distillery is stepping into the ring this Friday night to host the first of its weekly Friday Night Flights spirit samplings from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Rhode Island’s favorite craft distillers, Sons of Liberty, have answered the bell and unveiled its Friday Night Flights happy hour experience, which will offer an assortment of the distillery’s award-winning spirits and an array of mouth-watering bar bites. Whether you’re an aged veteran or a noble ... Visit Website

Yoga at Hamilton House

  • March 06, 2015
  • Location: Hamilton House Adult Learning Exchange
  • Address: 276 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02906
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Kripalu Yoga at the Hamilton House. Please pre-register at the number above, spots fill up quickly! Open to the public.

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