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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

Dance

Bringing the Arts Home: FirstWorks’ virtual summer camps keep kids creative

When Rhode Island schools closed in March, cutting students off from in-person arts education, FirstWorks, a nonprofit that works to ensure equitable access to the arts, stepped in to bring their educational opportunities virtual. Kathleen Pletcher, artistic director of FirstWorks said, “We are always concerned about students’ access to the arts because the arts do […]

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Artistic Expression: This pandemic is hitting artists where it hurts

Performance cancellations, while necessary, are having a very real impact on the income of local artists. On this page, we’ll compile a list of resources and fun stuff to help artists connect, support each other and express themselves. To add to this list, email news@motifri.com Find a list of free resources, opportunities and financial relief […]

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Just Dance!: Inaugural Motion State Dance Festival to take place at the WaterFire Arts Center

Dancers both local and national will converge in the Creative Capital to showcase the latest in contemporary dance at the inaugural Motion State Dance Festival, held Thursday, March 5, through Saturday, March 7, 2020. Hosted by the WaterFire Arts Center, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night will feature award-winning, genre-busting artists in solo performances. Interspersed between […]

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Time to Dance, Sugar Plum!: ‘Tis the season for holiday dance to hit the stage

Whether it’s a vicarious urge to keep ourselves warm, or because something about graceful movement conjures associations with the holiday season, or just because “Happy Holidays” makes you feel like dancing — or at least like watching others dance — this is the dance season. Here’s some of what’s coming up: Island Moving Company has […]

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Move! Dance performances pirouette into Fringe

This summer has been a dancer-lover’s dream, and the fifth annual Providence Fringe Festival (FRINGEPVD) promises this city is not slowing down. Dance companies from around New England and beyond are gathering to perform in the Creative Capital. Tumbling into town, Big Teeth Performance Collective visits FRINGEPVD as part of their multi-state tour of the […]

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Dancing Thru the Snow: Leap into the holidays with these seasonal dance performances

  While Island Moving Company is packing away its Nutcracker at Rosecliff in Newport, the rest of New England is just beginning to celebrate the magic of Christmas. ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Providence Ballet Theatre’s one-night-only holiday performance, returns. The production is inspired by Clement Clarke Moore’s classic poem, and professional dancers, along with […]

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Inside Island Moving Company’s  Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

There is nothing grander then walking into the Rosecliff Mansion, especially at Christmas. Island Moving Company adds to the grandeur with several beautifully decorated Christmas trees in every corner, each with its own style and color theme. It is breathtaking and magical. Mikki Ohlsen and her wonderfully talented company, faculty, staff, along with approximately 80 […]

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