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‘Fueling Fierce. The Shannon Heil Story’ will tell how one girl made a difference

BURRILLVILLE – Many people could live a lifetime and not make the kind of impact that Shannon Heil had during her 18 years on this earth, says her father. Brian Heil knew his daughter as someone who... more

Smithfield native takes on supporting role in Ocean State Theatre’s ‘Anything Goes’

WARWICK – Katie Howe had just wrapped up a full day’s rehearsal of “Anything Goes” when I caught up with her. “It’s going well,” she said enthusiastically. “We’re almost finished with Act 2, we’ve... more

Gamm Theatre presents ‘The Winter’s Tale’

PAWTUCKET – Fred Sullivan is a fan of The Bard. You can tell that by talking to him, but more importantly, by watching as his actors go through their paces with Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale.” It’... more

See ‘Miss Saigon’ at the Stadium Theatre

WOONSOCKET – The Encore Repertory Company presents “Miss Saigon,” a tragedy of passion and beauty, at the Stadium Theatre on May 6, 7 and 8. Nominated for Olivier, Tony, and Drama Desk Awards, Miss... more

Blackstone River Theatre presents a family show with Bill Harley

CUMBERLAND – Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., will present a family show with Bill Harley on Saturday, April 30, at 2 p.m. A two-time Grammy award-winning artist and recipient of a Lifetime... more

Periwinkles second reunion show set for Friday

CRANSTON: More than 30 years ago, Periwinkles established itself as the first full-time comedy club in Rhode Island. For close to a dozen years, the club produced three nights of comedy each week,... more

Swing Into Spring with Tony Cerbo

WOONSOCKET – Tony Cerbo, a native of Johnston, will present a spring concert in the Marquee Room of the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, on Thursday, May 5, at 6:30 p.m. Cerbo performs the music... more

Tenor Michael DiMucci brings Broadway to Bristol

BRISTOL – Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., welcomes springtime with a concert featuring famous Broadway numbers performed by a pianist and singer, Michael DiMucci, in the ballroom on Friday, May 6... more

Ease into gardening this spring with a raised bed

Raise your garden to new heights for easier access and greater productivity. Raised beds allow you to overcome poor soil by creating the ideal growing mix, plus make gardening time more comfortable... more

Museum of Work & Culture Raises $27K From annual drive, announces raffle winners

WOONSOCKET – In late March, more than 125 people attended the Museum of Work & Culture’s annual Salute to Spring event celebrating the International day of Francophonie. The event concluded the... more

Brown University Madrigal Singers will perform in Chepachet Sunday

PROVIDENCE – The Brown University Madrigals, an acclaimed student a cappella chorus, will give a performance at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at the Chepachet Baptist Church, 1213 Putnam Pike, Route... more

Historic New England presents illustrated lecture Wednesday

LINCOLN – Historic New England will host an illustrated lecture with Paul F. Caranci author of “The Hanging and Redemption of John Gordon: The True Story of Rhode Island’s Last Execution” on... more

BVCCB performs Sunday

UXBRIDGE, Mass. – The Blackstone Valley Community Concert Band will perform its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1, 2 p.m., in the Uxbridge High School auditorium, 300 Quaker Highway. Admission... more

Register for summer camp at Norman Bird Sanctuary

MIDDLETOWN – Norman Birda Sanctuary is accepting registration for its summer camps. Over the course of eight weeks, more than 600 campers will participate in fun-filled, hands-on nature exploration... more

Tickets on sale for Linden Place annual Fourth of July Parade

BRISTOL – Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., will host its annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic on Monday, July 4. Located directly on the historic Bristol Fourth of July Parade route, Linden Place... more

Milford chorus performs spring concert this weekend

MILFORD, Mass. – The Greater Milford Community Chorus will perform their annual spring concert, “Songs with Heart,” on Saturday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. and again on Sunday, May 1 at 1:30 p.m., at the... more

Franklin Art Association holding exhibit and sale

FRANKLIN, Mass. – The Franklin Art Association’s annual Spring Members Art Exhibit and Sale, will be held at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., on Saturday, April 30, from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday... more