WESTERLY — The Ninigret Quilters will celebrate "40 Years of a Quilting Community" this weekend with the Ruby Jubilee Quilt Show, featuring more than 120 quilts made by members, basket raffles aplenty, each with its own quilt-related theme, and the "Ruby Jubilee Raffle Quilt."
NEW LONDON — Fans of Eugene O'Neill can celebrate the famed playwright's 133rd birthday at a special event Saturday at New London's historic Thames Club.
WESTERLY — Two well-known local poets will celebrate poetry this month at Savoy Bookshop and Café, beginning Tuesday with Margaret Gibson, who has served as Connecticut's poet laureate since 2019, and continuing Oct. 26 with Westerly's Gunilla Norris.
The Granite Theatre officially welcomed audiences back for live stage performances last Friday with an engaging opening-night performance of "The Haunting of Hill House," a "horror drama" based on Shirley Jackson's 1959 gothic ghost novel of the same name.
WARWICK — The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (the Gamm) has launched a new program in partnership with Rhode Island’s public institutions of higher education.
NEW LONDON — How can we best take care of the beauty around us? How do we become responsible stewards of the earth with a global climate crisis and democracy on the brink? How do we use the gifts that have been given to us to make the world a better place? How do we properly value and protec…
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre in Warwick is welcoming audiences back to live theater following an 18-month pandemic pause with "A Lie Agreed Upon," a powerful, riveting, thought-provoking and timely production of Henrik Ibsen's 1882 political drama, "An Enemy of the People."
WESTERLY — Christine "Beehive Queen" Ohlman and Rebel Montez will be joined by the CarLeans, Kala Farnham & Co and the Midnight Anthem when they return to the Knickerbocker Music Center Sunday for "Women's Voices 4," a concert and performance showcase to benefit the Institute for the Mus…
HOPKINTON — The annual HopArts Studio Trail — a self-guided driving tour of artists' studios through Richmond, Hopkinton and surrounding areas that showcases the work of 25 local artists and artisans — returns next weekend for its 15th anniversary.
MYSTIC — Mystic Seaport's Riverfest celebration — a weekend filled with folk and sea music, topped off with a pub-sing — will kick off Saturday morning with Westerly's own Geoffrey Kaufman singing along with fellow musicians David Littlefield and Joseph Morneault.
WESTERLY — The Granite Theatre officially opens this weekend and returns to live stage performances with in-theater audiences with "The Haunting of Hill House," a play based on the chilling novel by Shirley Jackson.
PROVIDENCE — "Pretty Woman: The Musical," based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, will kick off its national tour this weekend at Providence Performing Arts Center.
NEW LONDON — Gary Allan Poe is probably not related to Edgar Allan Poe, but he is related to an Undersheriff of Nottingham. He has also created quite the program to commemorate the 172nd anniversary of the death of Edgar Allan Poe, and plans to share it this weekend at The Thames Club in New…
WESTERLY — Westerly artist Nan Young returns to the Westerly Library's Hoxie Gallery for her third exhibit of photographs, a show that opens with a reception on Oct. 6 and runs through Oct. 28.
STONINGTON — Thanks to a grant from Connecticut Humanities, an event created to showcase ocean-related documentaries will take place this weekend at the Velvet Mill in Stonington.
UNCASVILLE — Three-time Grammy Award-winning and multiplatinum-selling group Pentatonix will bring its holiday spirit to Mohegan Sun Arena in December with "Pentatonix: The Evergreen Christmas Tour 2021."
WESTERLY — The fascinating, brilliant — plus award-winning — American playwright Sarah Ruhl (you'll remember her for her plays "In the Next Room" (or the "Vibrator Play"), "The Clean House" and "Eurydice") will be in Westerly next Tuesday.
WESTERLY — The Salt Marsh Opera will bring one of the most famous operas in the world to the United Theatre this weekend when it presents Georges Bizet "Carmen."
MYSTIC — Connecticut Poet Laureate Margaret Gibson will be the featured poet Sunday at the Arts Café Mystic's September event, which will also include music from the much-loved local musicians known as the River Gods along with a poetry reading from Vivian Shipley.
WESTERLY — In what has become somewhat of a local blues tradition, a pair of giants will join forces at the Knick next week for a show predicted to be a "barnburner" by the folks at the Knick.
MYSTIC — Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual Mystic Film Festival, which returns next month with all-live programming at six area venues.
NEW LONDON — Live music will return to the region's premiere folk music venue this week when Friday Night Folk at All Souls presents a concert with Plywood Cowboy, a band known for taking audiences "back to dusty country roads, carefree summers, and your radio tuned to music that was soulful…
WESTERLY — Award-winning Chef Niki Nakayama, who was recently featured on the first season of Netflix's culinary documentary series "Chef's Table" with her wife, Carole Iida-Nakayama, is about to be immortalized in a children's picture book.
PROVIDENCE — Indigenous performer-songwriter Thea Hopkins will perform Sunday, thanks to a live outdoor music series sponsored by FirstWorks Live, Roger Williams Park Conservancy and the Providence Parks Department.
WESTERLY — The towering Ferris wheel comes back to the beach this weekend when the Misquamicut FallFest — a local end-of-summer tradition that was canceled last year due to the pandemic — returns to the state beach parking lot.
WARWICK — The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre opens Season 37 with "A Lie Agreed Upon," a timely rewrite of Henrik Ibsen’s "An Enemy of the People," written and directed by Gamm Artistic Director Tony Estrella. The play will mark The Gamm’s return to live, in-person performances after 18 months.
PROVIDENCE — Children who are vaccinated against the coronavirus and interested in trying out for a role in Trinity Repertory Company's annual production of "A Christmas Carol" can sign up today.
PROVIDENCE — "The Historical Fantasy of Esek Hopkins," an activist dance opera that reimagines the narrative of the first commander-in-chief of the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War, opens tonight at the former home of Esek Hopkins on 97 Admiral St., in Providence for a …
WESTERLY — You can sing "Dancing Queen," "Mamma Mia" and other Abba songs along with members of the Chorus of Westerly Saturday when Summer Pops returns to Wilcox Park for its 40th anniversary concert.
WESTERLY — Music-lovers of a certain age will remember the once-popular British singing duo Peter and Gordon — favorites from the British Invasion days — for their songs "A World Without Love," "I Go To Pieces" and "Lady Godiva."
WESTERLY — "Faces of Westerly," a gallery show and storytelling event featuring the work of photographer Josh Behan, will have an opening night celebration tonight from 6 to 8 at the United Theatre on 5 Canal St.
PROVIDENCE — WaterFire Providence will kick off its COVID-delayed 2021 WaterFire season this holiday weekend and has announced a schedule featuring four full lightings and five partial lightings.
WESTERLY — Author Jeff Benedict, whose book "The Dynasty" has been called "the definitive inside story of the New England Patriots — the greatest sports dynasty of the 21st century," will be joined by Patriots Hall of Famer Andre Tippett next Wednesday at the United Theatre for a conversatio…
WESTERLY — Members of the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly will share their interpretations on the theme of peace during the month of September in honor of the International Day of Peace.
CHARLESTOWN — Veronica Lewis, the teenage piano virtuoso blues prodigy who made her debut at the 21st annual Rhythm & Roots Festival in 2018 when she was just 14 years old, will be presented with the inaugural New England Music Hall of Fame's "Best Young Artist of 2020" award during this…
WESTERLY — The Knickerbocker Music Center continues to open wide its colorful, inclusive, multi-genre umbrella by increasing partnerships with a number of other area musical institutions. The Knick, one of the leading music centers in southern New England, is partnering with both Charlestown…