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.

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.

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 — 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.

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 — "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 — 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…

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…