Carissa Carpentieri

Ronald McDonald House Raises Funds for Hospitalized Kids

The masquerade ball was held at the Pawtucket Armory.

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Feathered, metallic and sequined masks were a must for guests at the Ronald McDonald House Masquerade…

Point Street Reading Series Kicks Off

The new literary series brings authors to Rhode Island and starts March 15.

Calling all literary lovers! Don’t miss the start of the Point Street Reading Series on March 15, which will give off good bookish vibes and commend carefully crafted writing. Robin Kall Homonoff — radio host, passionate bookworm and the series’ creator — desired a way to work with and bring more authors to Rhode Island. She made a habit of…

Wigs and Gowns at Sojourner House's Masquerade Ball

The event raised funds for people affected by domestic violence.

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption A Marie Antoinette theme encapsulated Sojourner House’s fifth annual Masquerade Ball, an…

Photos: High Stakes at Day One's Casino Night

The gala was held at Roger Williams Casino.

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption The stakes were high and the spirit was generous at Day One’s vintage Vegas fundraising event…

Photos: The ReFocus Auction and Gala

The Moroccan-themed event raised money for people with developmental disabilities.

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption The theme was Moroccan at the ReFocus Auction and Gala, which raised more than $85,000 at…

The Dish: Providence’s Five Best Places for Hot Chocolate

Our top five spots will help you warm up this winter.

1. The Duck and Bunny Tucked away on Wickenden Street is a cozy little snuggery that serves specialty cupcakes and happiness. The Duck and Bunny is a reimagined house with whimsical and elegant decor. Plush white seats line the back wall, and a fireplace adds a warm touch to the small dining area. There’s a cupcake bar, a variety of…

Five Can't Miss Events of the Week: Jan. 21–27

RIC art, Dali meets Freud, Taste of the East Bay and more.

RIC Printmaking Exhibition The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler features four printmaking artists from Rhode Island College in the group exhibit, “Scratching the Surface: Rhode Island College Printmaking.” Artists Yizhak Elyashiv, Stephen Fisher, John Rapczak and Crandon Whitsitt-Lynch will showcase a variety of work in this limited event. Elyashiv creates monoprint maps that can get as large as six by ten…

Lauren Greenfield Talks "Like a Girl" Tonight

The acclaimed documentarian behind the "Like a Girl" campaign speaks at the Lincoln School in Providence.

Filmmaker and documentary photographer Lauren Greenfield has achieved high praises for her “Like a Girl” campaign and for one night only she will speak at Lincoln School in Providence. The free event, which is open to the public, is part of the school’s visiting speaker’s series. Greenfield is best known for Sundance 2012 opener The Queen of Versailles, as well…

4 Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Participate in these events and activities happening in Rhode Island that will honor Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy.

A Celebration of MLK Jr. at Providence Children’s Museum Venture to the Providence Children’s Museum on Monday and you’ll encounter Rosa Parks, Ralph Abernathy and many other Civil Rights activists. Guest actors Rochel Coleman (who also wrote and now directs the show), Jackie Davis and Rafini will take on the roles of these important people in the show “M.L.K: Amazing…

Photos: Signature Chefs Benefit the March of Dimes

Attendees got to sample the work of Rhode Island's best chefs.

Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption The March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction invited guests to taste culinary creations from Rhode Island’s…