Events:

  • Mike Finoia

    A writer for TruTV’s “Impractical Jokers,” host of the podcast “Amigo’s with Mike Finoia” and a regular on Sirius XM’s “The Bonfire” on Comedy Central Radio.

    September 18 @ 7:30 pm - September 19 @ 9:30 pm
  • Wild Nights Late Summer Saturday

    With the band Wild Nights (see what they did there?).

    September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Diablogato & Shore City

    Punk.

    September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Fall Out of Summer Festival

    Artists’ Exchange closes down Rolfe Square to celebrate the close out of summer.

    September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Dear Providence, Hope & Healing through the Arts

    Speakers, poets and music at the idyllic Temple of Music, addressing the issues of the day (and these days have many issues).

    September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Beatle Jazz Brunch

    Led by bass player Nate Beauvais and features various musicians from the RI area.

    September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Old Time Lounge

    Monthly interactive jam session around old time music.

    September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 15, 2020

  • Sunday Afternoon Heavy Rescue

    Classic rock and dance music.

    September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Assembly of Food Trucks

    Rolling out the food options.

    September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • New Idol

    Hard rock.

    September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • We Are Many

    A documentary film about the February 2003 global day of protest against the Iraq War.

    September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • The House Combo

     Spice up your Mondays with live Americana played by an ever-changing roster of musicians. 

    September 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2020

  • Brianna White

    Singer-songwriter.

    September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Jared Freid

    Honed at clubs and colleges all over including the Comedy Cellar, Caroline’s, Gotham and Stand Up New York and he headlines regularly at Mohegan Sun.

    September 24 @ 7:30 pm - September 26 @ 9:30 pm
  • Blitzkid

    Crucial in the development and spread of the style of music that came to be known as horrorpunk.

    September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Craft Bash

    The monthly arts and crafts day returns!

    September 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Electro Politics/ Resin Ed

    Outdoor electronic dance jams.

    September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Dirty Deeds/ Bad Marriage

    Did the first lead to the second? AC/DC tribute and rock.

    September 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • The House Combo

     Spice up your Mondays with live Americana played by an ever-changing roster of musicians. 

    September 28 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2020

  • Naticks

    Acoustic music.

    September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mark Morin

OSTC’s Victor/Victoria Is Topsy-Turvy Fun

As more and more words are deemed insensitive or offensive, musical theater remains one of the few places where politically incorrect language does not ignite one’s ire. Such is the case with Ocean State Theatre’s gender-bending musical comedy Victor/Victoria. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the suggestion throughout is that being gay is not “normal.” […]

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Little Women: The Musical Charms Audiences

Ocean State Theatre Company’s opening night performance of Little Women: The Musical, provoked both laughter and tears. Director Ethan Paulini has crafted a funny, powerful and moving production of Louisa May Alcott’s semi-autobiographical novel. He wonderfully captures the highs and lows of the March sisters during the Civil War while their father is away serving […]

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OSTC’s Born Yesterday Soothes Troubled Spirits

With all the angst and distress the recent presidential election has caused some, perhaps a good political comedy is in order. Ocean State Theatre Company’s current production, Born Yesterday, may be just enough to, at least temporarily, ease the suffering. Playwright, musician, comedian, actor, writer, raconteur and all-around renaissance man Garson Kanin’s witty look at […]

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Romeo and Juliet: A Gift to the City

Festival Ballet Providence artistic director MIhailo Djuric is very excited about the company’s upcoming world premiere of Romeo and Juliet. Debuting February 10 – 12 at The Vets in Providence, he calls it his “Valentine’s Day gift to the city.” Recently, I had a chance to speak with Djuric and others involved in the production […]

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The Grinch Who Stole The Nutcracker

For the dancers at Festival Ballet Providence, the year’s production of The Nutcracker will be remembered as the year “The Grinch Tried to Steal Misha’s Nutcracker.” For nearly 20 years, the company has been staging artistic director Mihailo “Misha” Dujric’s version of this holiday classic. About one week before Thanksgiving, Djuric and his assistant went to […]

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