April 29-May 24, 2013
April 3-May 26, 2013
The Ashes Series depicts the suffering of war not through human displays of emotion, but rather through the absence of human life in once occupied homes. It investigates the impact ...More
May 17-June 1, 2013
Open to the public, RISD's annual Graduate Thesis Exhibition features work in a wide range of media created by the 194 master's degree candidates graduating on June 2. Each student ...More
June 1, 2013
6th Annual Urban Pond Procession: A Creative Celebration of Our Local Watershed. The Urban Pond Procession (UPP) returns to Providence on Saturday June 1 (rain date 2nd) to ...More
Presented by at Cohen Gallery
May 2-June 3, 2013
The Cohen Gallery at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts presents “Freedom,” an exhibition by The Bruce High Quality Foundation (BHQF). “Freedom” will ...More
May 2-June 5, 2013
Less than a mile from Route 44’s constant stream of commerce lies the jewel box home of artist and retired Rhode Island College educator John deMelim. Moss covers the roof of ...More
May 2-June 5, 2013
Manette Jungels comes from a family of artists. Her mother, Dorothy Jungels, is a well-respected and beloved dancer, teacher, choreographer and founding member of Everett, a dance ...More
June 6, 2013
The Avenue Concept brings you the Sandwich Project! Skateboarding, street art, b-boy dancing and djs to keep the energy going. Free to the public. Whether you are starting out or ...More
|Friday Night Concert Series Presents: New Politics|
Originally hailing from Copenhagen, these alt-rockers are touring in support of their latest LP "A Bad Girl In Harlem."
|City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism||06/07/13||Providence|
|Opening Reception: Moses Brown Senior Show|
Exhibit runs through June 13.
|Krause Gallery @ Moses Brown||06/12/13||Providence|
|Moses Brown Senior Show||Krause Gallery @ Moses Brown||06/03/13-|
|Friday Night Concert Series Presents: Torn Shorts|
The year has started off with a bang for this homegrown act as they've released a new album and won the 2013 WBRU Rock Hunt.
|City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism||06/14/13||Providence|
|Group Show: Peaked|
Matthew Shlian / Eight Emperors; Ann Arbor, MI
|Friday Night Concert Series Presents: The 1975|
The band, whose name is derived from the writings on a Beat poetry book the singer was given, are embarking on a US tour in support of their major label debut LP.
|City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism||06/21/13||Providence|
|America's Music: FIlms & concerts offered through May & June|
One of 50 selected sites nationwide, Providence Public Library will host “America’s Music,” a six-week program series featuring documentary film screenings and scholar-led discussions of 20th-century American popular music. There will also be four concerts in varied music genres.
“America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway,” a series to enlighten audiences about uniquely American musical genres...
|Providence Public Library||05/13/13-|
|Friday Night Concert Series Presents: The Neighbourhood|
Formed in August of 2011, this California quintet has caught the internet by storm with such hits as "Female Robbery" & "Sweater Weather."
|City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism||06/28/13||Providence|
|Hairspray Salon & Gallery|
Hairspray Salon & Gallery present their newest exhibit featuring:
Digital Illustrator- Jason Freedman ( Uncle J's Monsters)
|Ships of Bondage and the Fight for Freedom |
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Ships of Bondage and the Fight for Freedom examines the global networks involved in the African slave trade. This exhibition tells the story of slave insurrections on three vessels including the Amistad, the Meermin, and the Sally, exploring the struggle of the enslaved to resist captivity, gain freedom, and return to their homelands.
|Brown University - Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice||05/09/13-|
|BankRI Independence Day Celebration @ India Point Park |
The BankRI Independence Day Celebration kicks off on July 4th at India Point Park at 7:30pm with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Pops. The Pops is conducted by Francisco Noya, a well-known figure in the Boston-New England music scene. He served as Music Director of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra in Boston for 12 seasons and is a prominent member of the Conducting Faculty at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. As Resident Conductor of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, he conducts...
|City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism||07/04/13||Providence|
|Emerging Equilibrium: Paintings By Martin Bridge|
Martin Bridge is proudly carrying on his family tradition by living, creating, and teaching in the hills of Western Massachusetts. His work spans a wide range of media from Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Theater Design, Site Specific Installation, and Performance. His spiritual orientation as an Animist is the first and foremost influence on his art - his work celebrates the sacredness he finds inherent in nature.
Bridge's paintings are evocative in pattern, texture and content to...
|Friday Night Concert Series Presents: The Mowgli's|
The band's collaborative messaging is inspired equally by the magnetism and energy of San Francisco, as it is by the solitude and serenity of the Big Sur coast.
|City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism||07/05/13||Providence|
|The Newport Community Band|
The Newport Community Band is a forty-five piece symphonic orchestra sponsored by the Department of Performing Arts at Salve Regina University. Membership is open to all Newport-area residents, including high school students and Salve Regina students. The Newport Community Band has performed at a variety of public events. Seating is on the grass- bring a blanket or lawn chair and arrive 15 minutes prior to the performance to ensure a place to park and time to make your way down to the quarry...
|Friends of Ballard Park||07/10/13||Newport|
|Friday Night Concert Series Presents: Cold War Kids|
These Long Beach, California rockers are touring in support of their newly released 4th studio LP "Dear Miss Lonelyhearts"
|City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism||07/12/13||Providence|
|Xander Marrow: New Works||Craftland||06/20/13-|
|Concert by The Toe Jam Puppet Band|
Offering a special brand of hands-on children’s entertainment, the Toe Jam Puppet Band encourages kids and parents to sing and dance along with the band as they entertain with a unique combination of original songs, shadow puppetry and storytelling. Seating is on the grass- bring a blanket or lawn chair and arrive 15 minutes prior to the performance to ensure a place to park and time to make your way down to the quarry meadow. Use Hazard Road entrance. FREE
|Friends of Ballard Park||07/24/13||Newport|
|Jenkins Construction presents Concert by The Moldy Suitcases|
The Moldy Suitcases is a tribute to the underground music of 1920’s. The Suitcases are an original band that resuscitates long lost hits from over the decades. Kelsey holds the front with lead vocals and her bluesy "Can" solos. In addition, Tom Poitras showcases his unique flair for the guitar on both ukulele and banjolele. Greg holds the groove on upright bass while drummer, washboard player, suitcase specialist, and all around percussionist Tom O’Leary adds the stomp...
|Friends of Ballard Park||07/24/13||Newport|
|Cultural Survival Bazaar|
A Festival of Arts & Cultures from Around the World. We feature guest artisans, handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artisans, projects in their communities, and fair trade. Shop unique art, jewelry, clothing, crafts, decor, tribal rugs, & much more. For dates, locations, special features and performance schedules visit our website at http://bazaar.cs.org
|Movies on the Rocks: Mary Poppins|
From the moment Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) floats into the Banks’ household, things are never the same. The children are swept into magical romps across the English countryside, tea parties on the ceiling, and madcap dances over the rooftops of London. Winner of five Academy Awards. Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke. Rated G; 140 minutes; 1964. Seating is on the grass- bring a blanket or lawn chair and arrive 15 minutes prior to the screening to ensure a place to park and time to make...
|Friends of Ballard Park||08/07/13||Newport|
|Movies on the Rocks: Grease|
A musical about teens in love in the 50s. Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school will they be able to rekindle their romance? Starring John Travolta and Oliva Newton-John. Rated PG; 110 minutes; 1978. Seating is on the grass- bring a blanket or lawn chair and arrive 15 minutes prior to the screening to ensure a place to park and time to make your way down to the quarry meadow. Movies begin...
|Friends of Ballard Park||08/14/13||Newport|
|Movies on the Rocks: Moonrise Kingdom|
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, this film tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore — and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle. With scenes filmed in Ballard Park! Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray. Rated PG-13; 94 minutes; 2012....
|Friends of Ballard Park||08/21/13||Newport|
Join us each Monday beginning April 1, 2013, to take in the beauty of Blithewold’s exquisite gardens & grounds and get fit at the same time! During this FREE session open to the public, participants will have the choice of doing a fitness walk throughout the grounds, or participate in a fit-camp.
Together with Blithewold and Kara Rocha, Owner of Nutrition 4 Life we welcome you to join the national Let’s Move campaign to get healthy this spring. All levels...
|Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum||04/01/13-|
|Mariner Marketplace 2013|
The Narragansett High School PTO is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Mariner Marketplace. There will be thousands of dollars in raffle prizes and nearly 100 artists and vendors. Join us for a fun-filled day of wonderful shopping, catching up with friends, and kicking off the holiday season with some mariner style! There will be fine art, unique crafts, health and wellness, handmade jewelry, wreaths and ornaments, beauty products and more! Something for everyone on your shopping list!
|Narragansett High School PTO||11/23/13||Narragansett|
|A Spanish Tea|
Please join us every Monday evening from 5pm to 6pm for tea, cookies and some lively conversation in the Spanish language. Practice, refine, or re-learn your speaking skills in a friendly, relaxed environment with host, Edilberta Trejo. It's full immersion (along with the tea-bag). All levels welcome.
|Providence Community Library||01/02/12-|
|"Bottles" Wine Event|
"Bottles" Fine Wine and Craft Beer has free special wine events every Thursday. They have a fine selection of cheeses, served as well, from East Side Market
The Spot's new Saturday featuring the House Funk Band & special guests each week.
|The Spot on Thayer St.||01/04/12-|
|Irish Traditional Music|
Hosted by Jimmy and Hannah Devine with Mark Roberts, Andrea Cooper, Teddi Scobi and Friends! Every Saturday from 4-7pm at the bar at AS220! No cover charge! A full menu of food and beverage will be available, so come in for a pint or make this your regular spot for dinner while enjoying some of the best traditional Irish music around!
|Lego Club |
Stop by the library every Monday to build with legos and have them displayed. All are welcome!
|Providence Community Library||01/05/12-|
|Rochambeau Knitting Circle|
Please join us each Monday evening from 6:30 to 8pm. All level knitters welcome!
|Providence Community Library||01/02/12-|
|Tiny Tales for Toddlers |
Tiny Tales for Toddlers is for 2- and 3-year-olds, with a caregiver. Each session includes books, movement, and a craft. REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
|Cranston Public Library||01/25/12-|
Babies from birth to 24 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, books and playtime in each lively Book Babies session. Book Babies gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other young families. No registration required.
|Cranston Public Library||02/02/12-|
|Storytime For 4s & 5s|
Children who are four or five years old are invited to join us for storytime on Mondays beginning on January 23rd. There will be stories, songs and a craft each week. Registration is required.
|Cranston Public Library||01/23/12-|
|Bedtime Stories |
A nighttime story time for children ages 3 ½ to 5 and not yet in Kindergarten with a parent or caregiver. This story time features books, music and flannel boards. Wear your pajamas and let us tell you some great bedtime stories!
|Cranston Public Library||02/07/12-|
|John Allmark 16 piece Jazz Band |
This top notch 16 piece band features some of the best musicians in the Boston, Providence and New York area. Run by Trumpeter, Arranger and Bandleader John Allmark, he knows how to bring a song to life. The band is comprised of legendary musicians as well, having grown up playing jazz most of their lives, a number of the band is Buddy Rich alumni and alumni of other great bands as well. The music is from the library of "Buddy Rich, Freddie Hubbard, Tom Harrell, Maynard Ferguson,...
|PJ Time Story Time|
Teens reading to Tots (ages 5-8 years). All Aquidneck Island children ages 5-8 years old are invited to join us for a pajama time story time from 7 - 7:30 in the children's program room. Trained teen readers will be here every Tuesday to read you some of their favorite books from childhood. Come early or stay late to select some books for reading at home this week. Join us in your jammies. Stuffed snuggle buddies welcome.
|Newport Public Library||02/14/12-|
|The House Combo|
You never know who will show up! Every Monday night.
|Wednesday Open Mic|
It starts at 7:00 - goes till 10:00/10:30. Sign up at starts at 6:30. Performers who get there early will get to perform 2 songs (roughly 10 min of stage time). Performers who sign up after 8:00 may only get to do 1 song, depending on how many artists are there. I am going to do my best to get everyone on, but may have to cut late arrivals. Hosted byBrian Minisce
|Providence Inner City Arts' Roots Cafe||02/08/12-|
|Trivia With Tina|
Every Tuesday Night!
|Ri' Ra' Irish Pub||01/03/12-|
Briang an instrument down and join in the fun or kick back and watch weekly "Session" every Sunday Night.
|Ri' Ra' Irish Pub||01/08/12-|
|Tour The Steel Yard|
COME VISIT THE YARD...
Free public tours meet every Wednesday at noon in our office at 27 Sims Ave. We are located on the first floor of the brick building halfway down the street on the left.
They are a great way to find out more about our programs and facilities. The tours are given by a different staff member each week, and last between half to a full hour.
Please contact our office in advance for group tours.
|The Steel Yard||02/29/12-|
|Gallery Belleau Showcase|
Gallery Belleau is a showcase for over 50 local and nationally known American artists and craftsmen. Visitors will find creations in glass, clay, wood, metal, jewelry, paint and more.
Every artwork has something to tell: whether it is a story about fantastic animals living inside a bouquet, a pink boat floating peacefully, sculptures that move like silent clocks, or copper teapots that hide messages of love. You can discover stories like these and more scattered on the walls of Royal Gallery, paintings large and small, which like tiles in a mosaic, compose the wonderful tapestry it is now.
|Providence Public Library Special Collections Tour|
Looking for a fun opportunity to learn a bit about some of the Library's unique treasures? Join our Special Collections Librarian Jordan Goffin for an introductory tour of PPL's Special Collections. Tours will be offered weekly on Fridays at 3:00 pm. No need for an appointment. Simply come to the Special Collections department on the third floor.
|Providence Public Library||01/06/12-|
|Pre-Kindergarten Storytime |
Join us each Monday morning with the exception of national holidays from 10:15-11:15 a.m. for a developmentally appropriate storytime session with related crafts. Children between 3 and 5 years of age are invited to participate, and PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED in order to have craft materials available for all children. Call or email for more information or to pre-register your child(ren)!
|Providence Community Library||07/16/12-|
Join us each Friday from 2pm - 5pm to play checkers, chess, Manacala, Sorry!, Chutes & Ladders, Battleship, cards, puzzles, Bananagrams, and more!
|Providence Community Library||01/06/12-|
|Picture This: Ongoing Exhibition|
Featuring photography by Richard Benjamin and cityscapes by Rhode Island artists concentrating on images of Downtown Providence.
|Thursday Movie Series @ Wanskuck |
Join us each Thursday at 5 p.m. to view a movie on the big screen in our community room. Bring a snack and a friend. All movies selected to be viewed are rated G, PG, or PG-13. Of course, parents are encouraged to attend this fun family event!
|Providence Community Library||12/27/12-|