Concert will celebrate music of John Denver

  During the 1970s, John Denver was the most popular entertainer in the world. He sold more albums for RCA than any other artist in their history. But to say he was an icon would be to sell him short, according to Jordan Harris, marketing director of the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre in Woonsocket. […]

Priest’s “homily” will lift the spirits of theater patrons 

For a hilarious take on Catholicism, check out what the Rev. Patrick Aloysius Misgivings has to say at the Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC) in Warwick on June 18. The good father, aka Dave Kane, will deliver his divine presentation of stories and one-liners about growing up Catholic in a benefit presentation of “Misgivings,” starting […]

Exhibit focuses on changing landscape

“Seasons,” a solo exhibition by Rhode Island painter and sculptor Gage Prentiss, will be on display at the Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main St., Woonsocket, until May 14. The exhibit features more than 20 oil paintings, many of which are being exhibited for the first time. Each piece showcases the influence of […]

Community Players staging heavenly musical 

Those zany nuns are back in The Community Players’ “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.” In the raucous musical, it is six weeks after the nuns’ initial benefit performance, and the same five Little Sisters of Hoboken are back on stage at Mount Saint Helen’s School, ready to perform a thank you program for their supporters. […]

Spectacular gathering on tap

State Rep. Elizabeth Poirier, R-North Attleboro, will host her 4th Annual Senior Spectacular on April 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Attleboro Middle School, 564 Landry Ave. Vendors will showcase their products and services, distribute information, answer questions and share resources. Also, workshops relating to health benefits and estate planning will be […]

Event for Vietnam War heroes slated in Pawtucket

The 50-year anniversary of the first Pawtucket soldier to die in the Vietnam War — Marine Lance Cpl. Antonio Maciminio Jr. — will be observed on May 21 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Robert Ameen Law Office, 390 Newport Ave. Pawtucket. At 12:30 p.m., the Rev. Lawrence Toole will offer a prayer and […]

Celebrity Chef Moulton will spice up PBS food and wine tasting

A feast for all the senses will fill the spacious Pawtucket Armory with the aromas, colors, sounds and tastes of an appetizing food and wine tasting for the novice, the enthusiast and the connoisseur to benefit WSBE Rhode Island PBS. In addition, the evening will feature Chef Sara Moulton of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals.” An Evening Uncorked is […]

Mill Gypsies stopping in Pawtucket

More than 50 arts and craft vendors known as the Mill Gypsies will “populate” the Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main St., Pawtucket, on March 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. According to Samantha Zacks, event coordinator, the juried event will feature unique artists, vintage curators and a touch of mayhem. The revived 650,000-square-foot historic Hope […]

AARP chapter announces activities 

  The AARP East Providence Chapter 1302 is scheduled to meet Feb. 4 at 12:30 p.m. at the Riverside Congregational Church, 15 Oak Ave., Riverside. If school is canceled because of inclement weather, the meeting will be canceled, too. After a brief business meeting, attendees, who are encouraged to bring items for the Rhode Island Food Bank, […]

1964 honors Beatles

The Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre invites you to join 1964 The Tribute for a musical journey back to an era in rock history that will live forever. According to Jordan Harris, marketing director for the Stadium, 1964 The Tribute has been referred to as “the world’s best Beatles band” by the former president of […]