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DanceBrazil


WHY: This NYC-based troupe serves a soul-stirring blend of original Afro-Brazilian music and contemporary dance. But the performers’ command of the stage is rooted in a deeper place: Capoeira, a traditional form of martial arts that originated in sixteenth-century Africa. The complex movements, which resemble both dance and acrobatics, were used in the fight against slavery in Colonial Brazil.
WHERE: Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence.
MORE INFO: Call 401-456-8144 or visit ric.edu/pfa.

 

Big Rooster Finds a New Home

Most Rhode Islanders are familiar with the funky rooster that formerly stood guard outside Sollitto’s Liquor Mart in Providence. But where is he now? Here’s the whole story.

 

Nuts 'N More on "Shark Tank"

Meet the minds behind Nuts ‘N More natural fortified nut butters, and check out their “Shark Tank” audition video.
 

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