Hats off to local milliner

Ladies' hats are a high-fashion statement around the globe
SMITHFIELD - Where does a hat begin? For Elsie Collins, a milliner from North Providence, it could begin with a vintage "French toque" wooden block, woven banana leaves, and a Kandinsky painting for... more

Martin-Monroe tribute show at the Stadium

WOONSOCKET - Crooner Dean Martin and bombshell Marilyn Monroe present "Making Spirits Bright" at the Stadium Theatre Dec. 27-28. Well, it will only seem like those two legends are on stage, as Andy... more

Holiday shopping and refreshments at Blackstone Culinaria in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET - The public is invited to participate in the Blackstone Culinaria Holiday Event at the Blackstone Shop, located inside the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main St., on Wednesday, Dec... more

Samaritans host violinists this Friday

PAWTUCKET - Rhode Island's own Mary Lee Partington will host a special closing performance of The Samaritans of R.I.'s Fall 2014 concert series this Friday evening, Dec. 19, featuring violinist and... more

Young Actors Academy starts up Jan. 5 at the Stadium

WOONSOCKET - The Young Actors Academy at the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Center is offering three sessions, beginning Jan. 5, at the theater, located at 28 Monument Square. The 11-week, hands-on... more

Smith-Appleby House hosts 'Decorated for Christmas' Open House Saturday

SMITHFIELD, RI -- Festively decorated from floorboards to rafters to celebrate the Christmas holiday, the Smith-Appleby House Museum, 220 Stillwater Road, is hosting its "Decorated for Christmas"... more

Christmas WaterFire celebration this Friday

PROVIDENCE - WaterFire Providence announces the addition of a basin fire for the 4th annual Very Special Christmas WaterFire to benefit the Providence Rescue Mission. Thanks to an anonymous donor,... more

The Who in concert at Mohegan Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - The Who, one of rock's most legendary and defining bands, will celebrate its 50-year legacy when they bring their "The Who Hits 50!" tour to Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, May 24,... more

FPAC stages holiday musical Friday

FRANKLIN, Mass. - The Franklin Performing Arts Company will host a special performance of the original holiday musical "'Tis the Season!" for community youth, family and social services organizations... more

Students invited to join Young Men's Choral Festival

PROVIDENCE - High school and mature middle school males throughout New England are invited to participate in the annual Young Men's Choral Festival sponsored by Providence Singers, Rhode Island... more

Celebrate the holidays with cookbook

PROVIDENCE - The DaVinci Center is offering an 83-page recipe book titled "Festa Italiana - An Italian Holiday of Recipes and Culture" for sale for the holidays. The cookbook offers traditional... more

Hallelujah! Handel's 'Messiah' at The Vets on Saturday

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and The Providence Singers present their 8th annual performance of Handel's "Messiah" on Saturday, Dec. 20, at The Vets Auditorium, 1 Avenue of... more