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Bristol Theatre Company is holding auditions for "Tinsel & Tales, A Variety Show" on Oct. 17 and 18 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at 235 High St., Bristol. The show will feature a variety of performers, … more
The Gamm Theatre has kicked off their season in a delightful way, with a sparkling and insightful production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” Deftly directed by … more
PORTSMOUTH — One of the goals for the venerable Common Fence Music series has been to build a younger audience, and new artistic director Erin Young said it may have found the … more
PORTSMOUTH/WARREN — Here’s the complete schedule for this fall’s Common Fence Music series, which is being held at two different locations: the main stage at the Common Fence … more
TIVERTON — The Tiverton Senior Center hosts what is surely among the most productive crafting operations in the region. Within the center's walls nearly 50 senior citizens, all but one of them women, make knitted products and quilts that they sell locally, giving the proceeds to good causes close to home. The group ranges in age from their 50's to their late 80's. more
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Community Theater will present a staged reading of four short plays by Melanie Greenhouse from her book “Read My Shorts.” more
“Sing Street” (2016)Rated PG-131 hour, 46 minutesDirected and written by John Carney“Sing Street” is a fun movie that refreshingly communicates the joyful exuberance of music … more
"I have to admit, the timing is good," said director Christopher Crider about the Bristol Theatre Company's upcoming production of Urinetown, a satirical send-up of municipal politics, bureaucratic … more
PORTSMOUTH — The 18th annual “Live Jazz for Kids” is on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 1-4 p.m. at Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Road.  The program was created 18 years ago … more
PAWTUCKET – The East Providence-centric band “Rizzz” is among the Class of 2017 inductees to the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame, it was announced during a press conference held Friday, Feb. … more
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