OLD LYME — The Florence Griswold Museum, which serves as the home of American Impressionism, officially open for the season, has instituted safeguards to protect both visitors and staff. The museum, situated along the picturesque Lieutenant River in Old Lyme, is open Tuesday through Sunday f…
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra's 2021 spring season will continue Saturday with a live, in-person performance of "MOZART," with Jon Kimura Parker, led by guest conductor Leonard Slatkin. The program will feature Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 ("Elvira Madigan"), Wagner'…
STONINGTON — Langdon Hammer, the Niel Gray Jr. professor of English at Yale University, will discuss telling moments and themes in the correspondence of James Merrill on Saturday from 5 to 6 p.m. in a program to be hosted by the James Merrill House via Facebook Live and YouTube.
WESTERLY — Ben Heller and Steven Dalton were in the middle of Wilcox Park Tuesday afternoon, focused on their task: marking out large squares on the grass with yellow tape in preparation for this summer's Shakespeare in the Park production.
NORTH STONINGTON — Author Tony Hiss, the award-winning author of "The Experience of Place," will be the guest speaker Saturday at a virtual event sponsored by North Stonington's Wheeler Library and Bank Square Books.
NEWPORT — The Newport Flower Show will be reimagined this year into "Back in Bloom: A Ballroom Floral Fantasy," an indoor, self-guided tour of floral design exhibits at Rosecliff.
NEW LONDON — The Connecticut Storytelling Festival and Conference will be held virtually this year, from April 23-24, the first fully virtual festival ever to be offered.
WESTERLY — Fans of short films will have the chance to watch all — or some — of this year's Oscar-nominated films ahead of the 93rd Academy Awards, thanks to the United Theatre's upcoming Virtual Screening Event.
WESTERLY — Laura Munson, author of the novel "Willa's Grove" and founder of Haven Writing Retreats and Workshops, will be in conversation with Deborah Goodrich Royce on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom.
WESTERLY — Jane Rollins and Tom O’Connell will be the featured artists at the April show at the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly.
WESTERLY — Fans of crime tales take note: Tori Telfer, the acclaimed author of "Lady Killers:Deadly Women Throughout History," will be in conversation with a true true-crime fanatic this Saturday at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
Virginia Keister, a student at Chariho Regional High School, will be one of seven Rhode Island students to compete in the 16th annual Poetry Out Loud state finals Sunday, which will be streamed on Facebook Live.
NEW LONDON — Nerissa and Katryna Nields grew up singing folk songs in the kitchen and in the back seat of the family car. Katryna learned to sing melody with their father, eventually making her an ideal front person for the band. Nerissa, on the other hand, tackled the harmonies; with that s…
STONINGTON — Russian-American violinist Daniel Kurganov and pianist Constantine Finehouse will be the next guests at La Grua Center's Music Matters series on YouTube this Saturday.
WESTERLY — Ryan Montbleau, the acclaimed singer-songwriter who spent much of his life "crisscrossing the globe on a perpetual search for meaning, purpose, and understanding," and has performed for years as the other half of "Yes Darling," will be the next guest at Knick Live, the Friday nig…
WESTERLY — Brooklyn-based independent singer-songwriter Madison McFerrin will be the next guest at Knick Live, the Friday night series presented online by the Knickerbocker Café and United Theatre.
PROVIDENCE — Trinity Rep will present a new, highly acclaimed, cinematic digital theater production called "The Catastrophist," beginning Thursday, March 18.
STONINGTON — Kirstin Valdez Quade, the author of "Night at the Fiestas: Stories" and the February/March Merrill Fellow at the James Merrill House, will read from her works Sunday at 4 p.m. via YouTube and Facebook Live.
WESTERLY — Thirteen years ago, the late Harold and Shirley Kobliner began a project that would eventually become the world’s largest collection of its kind: "So to Speak: 11,000 Expressions That’ll Knock Your Socks Off."
WESTERLY — The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly will kick off March with a new exhibit called "Creating Joy: Breaking New Ground," and works from the featured artist, Melissa Verdier.
WESTERLY — Cider’s earliest roots may be as old as the Greco-Roman era, but authors Dan Pucci and Craig Cavallo are bringing the ancient beverage into the 21st century when they celebrate contemporary orchardists and cidermakers next week, those people leading the flourishing industry in the…
STONINGTON — Dan Chiasson, noted author and poetry critic for The New Yorker will be the next guest at Studio 107, a new initiative launched by James Merrill House created to mark the 25th anniversary of its Writer-in-Residence program.
MYSTIC — Olde Mistick Village will present "Ice in the Village," a weekend full of winter-themed family fun including ice sculptures, ice carving demonstrations, photo contests and a costume contest.
HARTFORD — The Romanian Cultural Institute and HartBeat Ensemble are currently collaborating for a presentation of "Bee Trapped Inside the Window," a provocative new drama by playwright Saviana Stanescu.
WESTERLY — Cowboy & Lady, a duo featuring Tyler-James Kelly of the Silks and his partner, Jess Powers, are the next guests at Knick Live, the free weekly series from the Knickerbocker Music Center and United Theatre.
NEW LONDON — "Encountering Resonance: Aaron Taylor Kuffner’s Gamelatron," a new exhibition by the conceptual artist, sculptor and composer Aaron Taylor Kuffner, will open at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum Friday with a virtual reception.
NEWPORT — Island Moving Company, Newport’s classically trained contemporary ballet company, has announced that "TOGETHER IN THIS DREAM — Dancing Through the Digital Divide," will be the spring repertory production.
The Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will present a free online concert Friday featuring two of the orchestra's artists, violinist Brunilda Myftaraj and pianist Blake Hansen.
WESTERLY — Bruce Harris, a mainstay of Manhattan's Jazz at Lincoln Center and a trumpeter who has been praised by such jazz greats as Wynton Marsalis, is the next artist up — along with two guests — at this week's edition of "Knick Live," the new free, virtual Friday night musical series ava…
STONINGTON — Pianist Michael Bahmann will be the next guest at La Grua Center's Music Matters on YouTube series this Saturday.
WESTERLY — Children’s book author Deb Adamson will be the next guest at the Savoy Bookshop & Café and Bank Square Books virtual story time and Q&A on Zoom on Saturday, Feb. 27.
NEW LONDON — Famed folk duo Atwater Donnelly will be the next guests at Friday Night Folk at All Souls, the New London-based organization that has been delighting folk music fans from all over New England since 1989.
EXETER — Siobhan Senier, scholar and author of "Sovereignty & Sustainability," a book that focuses on the ways Native American authors "have maintained their own complex histories in newsletters, novels, poetry and electronic media," is the next guest in Tomaquag Museum's Literature and …
WESTERLY — The Huntress and Holder of Hands, a five-member band with MorganEve Swain at the helm, will perform Friday at Knick Live, the 10-week virtual series created by the Knickerbocker Music Center and the United Theatre.
NEW LONDON— Ingrid LaFleur, a globally recognized curator, design innovationist and pleasure activist, will discuss her 10-year journey translating the cultural movement of Afrofuturism into practical approaches next Monday via Zoom.
KINGSTON — The works of Artist Catherine Radix Mansell of Westerly are currently being featured in a special Members Invitational Exhibition at the South County Art Association.
NEWPORT — Coastal Contemporary Gallery of Newport will host an opening reception and virtual tour Saturday featuring eight artists — Craig Becker, Angelo DeSista, Brian J Hoffman, Eric Hovermale, Elizabeth Lind, Carol Scavotto, Michael Walden Annie Wildey — who use the figure in their artwor…
WESTERLY — Musicians John Ford Coley, John Batdorf, Al Copley, Nina J and Mark Dawson and comedian Krystal Dyer will participate in this year's virtual Tropical Luau Party, sponsored by The Misquamicut Business Association. The annual fundraiser will take place Friday, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., a…
PROVIDENCE — Trinity Rep is expanding its free digital offerings with new play workshops and an expanded "America Too: Reckoning and Resilience" program that examines community response to the events of the past year through discussion and performance.
Will Evans, the popular roots-rock musician who has earned a reputation among his fans and fellow musicians for being genuine, kind-hearted and socially conscious, is next up at Knick Live, the new free, virtual Friday night musical series available each week on the United Theatre and Knicke…
MYSTIC — While a Scottish postman and his TikTok account may have brought sea chanties to the forefront of the worldwide viral stage, a local institution has been celebrating the music of the sea for more than 40 years. And next month, Mystic Seaport Museum will give Nathan Evans, the postma…
WESTERLY — The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly's February show, "Finding Joy in Winter," will feature a "vibrant variety of work" from the gallery's juried artists, according to member Helen Roy, where art lovers "can view serene seascapes, peaceful winter landscapes, lively mobiles…
PROVIDENCE — The Providence Singers, a 100-voice choral organization that performs with the RI Philharmonic and other area ensembles, will sponsor their annual Young Men’s Choral Festival online this Saturday beginning at 12:30 p.m.
WESTERLY — Members of the Founders — a group of musicians who helped put Westerly on the blues map — musicians with familiar names like Al Copley, Greg Piccolo and Rich Lataille — will be back at the Knick this Friday, albeit it virtually.
STONINGTON — La Grua Center will share a prerecorded concert Saturday on the center's YouTube channel featuring Clarinetist Maksim Shtrykov and pianist Misuzu Tanaka, with "sumptuous video with resonant, natural stereo."
NORWICH — Artreach Inc. will present the renowned Second Step Players in their first virtual show, “Stir Crazy: Comedy from the Pandemic,” this weekend, which will be emceed by Artreach Executive Director Becca Atkins, with commentary between each sketch.
PROVIDENCE — The Wilbury Theatre Group is currently presenting the world premiere of "The Race," by Mark Binder, directed by Brien Lang. The new play, done in an emerging new performance medium, examines the common, and sometimes uncommon, obstacles of a high-pressure corporate interview dan…
MYSTIC — Much to the joy of her fans, bestselling author Luanne Rice, a much-admired local writer who often includes familiar settings in her bestselling novels (think Watch Hill and Stonington) will release her newest book next month.
WESTERLY — The Knickerbocker Music Center and the United Theatre have joined forces and created a brand new free, virtual Friday night series called "KNICK LIVE." Available on both the United and Knickerbocker YouTube pages and websites, the concerts are pre-filmed multi-camera shows straigh…
NEWPORT — The Newport Art Museum's annual Winter Speaker Series will return for its 93rd season — virtually, on Zoom. The series will include six lectures on a variety of topics and will run Saturdays at 2 p.m. from Jan. 23 to Feb. 27.
NEW LONDON — Geoff Kaufman, a Westerly-based musician who has been a mainstay at Friday Night Folk, the superb music series that has been adding beauty and meaning to the lives of local music-lovers since 1989, will present a virtual concert this week that will also serve as a fundraiser.