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…

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."

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…

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.

WESTERLY —  Savoy Bookshop and Café, along with Bank Square Books, has postponed the virtual event with Dr. Susan Nicholas, the first event in this year's children's story time series, to Saturday, Feb. 6 at 1 p.m.

WESTERLY — Sandy Joy Weston is the ideal person to kick off the Winter 2021 Self Improvement Series next Wednesday sponsored by Savoy Bookshop & Café and Bank Square Books.

WESTERLY — Joy may be the new word for the new year. It's definitely the word of the day at the Colonial Theatre, where Marion Markham, the company's producing artistic director said the company is planning to provide "some much-needed, upbeat entertainment" this week "in an effort to bring …

WESTERLY — The Chorus of Westerly is — and has been — giving free musical Christmas presents to the entire community this season — and there's even more in store.

Flock Theatre has a holiday gift for patrons used to attending "Make We Joy," the company's annual multi-cultural, traditional, winter solstice celebration. 

PROVIDENCE — Theater-lovers hungering for live performances can enjoy a double-header tomorrow night thanks to the collaboration of several local artists and arts organizations.

NEW LONDON — The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is hosting "Things Come Apart," a traveling exhibition circulated by the Smithsonian Institution, featuring the works of creative photographer and tinkerer Todd McLellan, who explores the evolution of the smartphone and dozens of other everyday technologies.

NEWPORT — Holidays at the Newport Mansions will be more spectacular than ever this year, with a new outdoor experience, “Sparkling Lights at The Breakers: An Outdoor Magical Wonderland,” illuminating the mansion and its historic grounds with thousands of lights on display through Sunday, Jan. 10.

PEACEDALE — The Bosgraaf Stained Glass Studio will hold its fifth annual Holiday Sale, featuring original glass works and free hot chocolate for browsers. Masks are required and social-distancing will be practiced.

FALL RIVER — Blues lovers should be thrilled to know they can keep a cherished Thanksgiving tradition of yore moving forward by attending a Roomful of Blues concert — albeit from their living rooms.

PROVIDENCE — In keeping with their tradition of creating a new and different version of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" each holiday season, Trinity Rep will present a free, on-demand, digital production of the Christmas classic beginning at noon on Dec. 17 for their forty-third annual …

NOANK — Village Arts Space in Noank will celebrating its first year in business with a holiday exhibit featuring 20 local artists and filled with art, jewelry, pottery, scarves, ornaments and more.Gallery owners Teresa Bonillo, Mary Anne Sherman, and Sarah Downie, have worked to create a saf…

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island PBS plans to "revisit the local landmarks, cultural hotspots, and untold histories that make Rhode Island such a colorful place to live" in a special two-day marathon next week, which will include the airing of "Our Town: Westerly" on Thanksgiving day at 4 p.m.

WESTERLY — Once again, says Madeline Beaudry, a Wyoming-based fiber artist and doll-maker, the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly "will be aglow with lights" and filled with "a stunning array of unique, affordable fine crafts and art designed for holiday gift-giving," this season, duri…

STONINGTON — University of Connecticut journalism professor Gail MacDonald will moderate a panel discussion called "Real Talk on Racism — Conversations with Regional Leaders on the Current State of Race Relations," next Wednesday at 6 p.m. via Zoom. 

NEW LONDON — The Hygienic Art Gallery is seeking artists interested in selling their affordably priced artwork and handmade goods at Art = Gift, the Hygienic’s annual holiday fair scheduled to take place online on Dec. 4.

MYSTIC — Mystic filmmaker Dillon Toole was named "Best New Director" and Stonington's Christopher Kepple was awarded "Audience Choice Award" at the 2020 Mystic Film Festival, which closed with an awards ceremony last week at Mystic Luxury Theaters.