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The term “family entertainment” usually turns out to be a way to promote a kid’s show that parents suffer through. Not so with Disney’s highly entertaining Broadway musical … more
By DON FOWLER If the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra needed any assurance in their decision to hire conductor Bramwell Tovey, all they had to do was attend the first two concerts of the 2019-2020 season. Not only did Rhode more
An acquaintance asked me what “Hamilton” was about. My first reaction was to be smug and say that it was about three hours. I thought a minute and replied, “It’s about the best Broadway … more
By DON FOWLER Canadian conductor Tania Miller took over the Rhode Island Philharmonic podium for Bramwell Tovey with two weeks' notice, as the conductor was being treated for cancer. Tovey chose the program, reflecting the theme of veterans, especially more
It was just a year ago that I traveled “all the way to Woonsocket” to hear one of my favorite duos from the ’60s, The Righteous Brothers. They’re back Saturday, August 10 at 8 p.m. at the … more
By ROB DUGUAY Warwick native Ariel Rose Bodman is taking on one heck of a project. She is transforming the 107-year-old Aldrich Mansion in Warwick Neck into a music school called the Aldrich Mansion Music Academy. Bodman also works as a luthier while more
By ROB DUGUAY The history of ska and reggae in Rhode Island runs deep. The 2000s had acts like Lemon Lime Tennis Shoes and Zox putting their own spin on the style. These days, you can check out Natural Element bringing authentic sounds to The Parlour in more
In support of its commitment to theater for all, Trinity Repertory Company announces a series of performances of shows in the 2019-20 Season to made to meet the needs of audience members with autism and/or with sensory-processing disorders. more
From 2010 to 2016, The Spot was an epicenter for culture, creativity and musical excellence in Providence. The Spot was a vital part of the resurgence of the city's music scene at the start of the decade, providing a venue for both local more
The fact that Rhode Islanders love craft beer might be the worst-kept secret in the state. The number of local breweries has grown to double digits over the years with new and fresh brews being released often. more
From Ella Fitzgerald's rapid fire scats, Sarah Vaughan's divine voice, Billie Holiday's fine and mellow artistry and Betty Carter's bebop, the Newport Jazz Festival has been Ground Zero for jazz vocalists for six decades. And, this year's 65th edition is more
The Wilbury Theatre Group proudly presents The Olneyville Expo: A Celebration of Olneyville Past, Present, and Future. Created by Jesse Hawley, James Stanley, and Resident Playwright Darcie Dennigan, The Olneyville Expo is being presented as part of The more
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