WESTERLY — The 25th annual Guy Fawkes Bonfire Night returns to Misquamicut Saturday, an event that brings together local actors and musicians for a comedic look at the English holiday, which has been celebrated for the last 417 years.

Thank heavens for the bits of humor in Rajiv Joseph's extraordinary play, "Describe the Night," and for the brilliant acting, amazing sets and costumes and stunning direction, otherwise, we might be frightened to pieces ... or lost, or hiding in the forest counting ducks, slurping leech soup…

WESTERLY — Naomi Novik, the New York Times-bestselling author and founder of the Organization for Transformative Works and the Archive of Our Own — a nonprofit open-source repository for fan fiction and other fan works — will be at the United Theatre next week to discuss her new book, "The G…

NEW LONDON — Lucas Neil, the progressive, introspective folk-pop singer and songwriter known for songs that "move, evoke, and inspire a range of emotions and passions rarely accessed in every day life," is making a big splash locally.

WESTERLY — Three days of nonstop fun for all ages is how the annual Misquamicut FallFest — which opens Friday night and includes live entertainment, a midway full of vendors, amusement park rides and games of chance — has been described.

WESTERLY — The Chorus of Westerly will feature two major symphonic concerts this season, one in the fall and the second in the spring, according to a statement released by the organization.

Former classmates from Westerly High School's Class of 1966 gathered for a reunion at Seaside Beach Club in Misquamicut earlier this summer.

WESTERLY — The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly will celebrate peace and color this month with a number of events scheduled to take place at their home inside the Westerly Train Station.

WESTERLY — The North Carolina-based folk group with the mysterious name of Hiss Golden Messenger will perform at the United Theatre Sunday in a joint presentation with Westerly Sound. 

WESTERLY — Stephane Wrembel, the French guitarist who has been described as "simply one of the finest guitar players in the world" will return to The Knick Friday with his quartet and with his own arrangements.

WAKEFIELD — Bill Hanney and his artistic team at Matunuck's Theatre by the Sea have made some wise programming decisions this summer. But perhaps none so brilliant as the decision to present the exuberant, uplifting, "Kinky Boots" as the season's closing production, or to cast the extraordin…