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Paddlers complete week-long journey across R.I.

A group of Rhode Island adventurers have paddled their way from North Smithfield to Westerly, and now into the record books, after successfully completing their seven-day waterway trek. Chuck Horbert... more

VIDEO: Love craft beer? Board the Rhode Island Brew Bus

They call it an "engine" for a new kind of tourism, a vehicle for bringing people together around a common interest and energizing the state's blossoming craft beer industry. The Rhode Island Brew... more

HOUSE OF THE WEEK - Great family home in quiet neighborhood

CUMBERLAND - This tree-lined neighborhood near Cumberland High School offers a neat collection of ranches, capes and Colonials on kid-friendly streets. This Colonial, built in 1968, has had the same... more

'Forever Plaid' opens in Marquee Room Aug. 2

WOONSOCKET - It's the 1950s, and four young male up-and-coming vocalists are on their way to perform in their first big concert, but never get there. A car crash takes their lives. In "Forever Plaid... more

Independent Publishing Expo set for Aug. 2-3

PROVIDENCE - The first Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo, a weekend-long free festival celebrating self-published comics, books and zines, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 2 and Sunday, Aug.... more

Paratroopers gather for 31st annual Leapfest Aug. 2 at URI

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Leapfest, the Rhode Island National Guard's annual international training event and parachute competition, is scheduled to take place on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 2, at the... more

Mixed Magic presents 'Twelfth Night' at Town Landing

PAWTUCKET - After a three year absence from staging its outdoor Shakespeare plays, Mixed Magic Theatre returns to the Town Landing on Taft Street, by the Blackstone River, with its production of... more

Enjoy outdoor concerts at Slater Park, Veteran's Amphitheater

PAWTUCKET -The Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Division is hosting a number of free performances throughout the summer, weather permitting. All performances begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to... more

Providence Singers plan auditions

PROVIDENCE - The Providence Singers will hold auditions on Tuesday, Aug. 5, by appointment. Especially needed are tenor voices. The audition will be brief, and will consist of one song of your choice... more

Guest dance teachers at Steps Off Broadway

BELLINGHAM, Mass. - Steps Off Broadway, 799 So. Main St., will be holding numerous master classes on Mondays this summer. On July 28, Matthew Parello, founder and director of the Dance Company in... more

Stone Soup Coffeehouse moves to Slater Mill

PAWTUCKET - Stone Soup Coffeehouse, an acoustic music performance organization now in its 34th year, has announced it will return its bi-weekly live music events to Slater Mill. Stone Soup has... more

Zompa among top brokers in U.S.

NATICK, Mass. - Richard Zompa of Re/Max Preferred, Town & Country Properties, Rhode Island, has been named to RISMedia's 26th annual Power Broker Report. The report lists the top 500 brokers from... more

Ocean State Theatre posts auditions for upcoming season

WARWICK - Ocean State Theatre Company announces open equity and non-equity adult auditions for its 2014-15 season on Sunday, Aug. 3, and Monday, Aug. 4, at the theater, 1245 Jefferson Blvd.... more

Free admission, free bus rides to beach on Bay Day

PROVIDENCE - Head to the beach on Saturday, July 27, and you'll get in for free. It's Rhode Island's annual Bay Day, when state beaches waive entrance fees and offer a variety of special activities... more

Very Merry Dickens Carolers will hold auditions

CUMBERLAND - Singers with stage presence, a love of Christmas, and an open December weekend schedule are wanted to join the Very Merry Dickens Carolers for its 2014 season. Auditions will be held by... more