‘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

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