Get red-carpet ready and head to the Stadium

See ‘Christmas in the Movies’ on stage this weekend
WOONSOCKET – Brittany Dyer coordinated the music for last year’s Christmas show at the Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket. “They asked me if I would direct the show this year,” she said during our recent... more

Rhode Island Civic Chorale presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’

PROVIDENCE – Edward Markward has called North Providence home for 42 years. “I moved here from Michigan to teach music at Rhode Island College,” he said during our recent phone interview. He retired... more

‘The Rant’ challenges audiences in ripped-from-headlines production at the Gamm Theatre

PAWTUCKET – It starts with a young black man shot dead by a police officer. The story is recounted by his mother, Denise Reeves (Kym Gomes), in an interrogation room, sitting under a single light.... more

Blackstone River Theatre presents annual Homecoming Concert and Silent Auction

CUMBERLAND – Blackstone River Theatre will present its 16th annual Homecoming Concert and Silent Auction fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m., at the theater, 549 Broad St. Tickets are $20... more

FPAC presents ‘The Nutcracker’ Dec. 5-6

FRANKLIN, MA – The Franklin Performing Arts Company presents “The Nutcracker,” bringing special guest artists, world-class musicians and more than 100 area dancers to one suburban stage. FPAC... more

Area Bazaars

Weekend of Dec. 4-6 • Grandview Center, 100 Chambers St., Cumberland, 401-724-7500. Holiday Bazaar on Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Raffles, games, baked goods, Christmas table, holiday crafts, food court... more

Stadium Theatre presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

WOONSOCKET – Shining Light Productions will present Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol’ at the Stadium Theatre on Friday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 6 at 2... more

Cumberland children to perform in ‘The Nutcracker’ at PPAC

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland children Margaret Mashamba and Jasmine Smith will perform in Festival Ballet Providence’s production of “The Nutcracker” this year. The show dates are Friday, Dec. 18... more

Audubon Society lists December events

SMITHFIELD – Join the Audubon Society on a winter birding trip, search for owls on the evening trails, or create a festive wreath that will entice your feathered friends, among other interesting... more

Very Merry Dickens Carolers at Four Corners Sunday

CUMBERLAND – The Very Merry Dickens Carolers will help celebrate the season, bringing the sounds of Christmas in four-part a cappella harmony, to Four Corners Community Chapel, 200 Angell Road, on... more