Tabitha Pereira

G.I. Bazaar Helps Veterans Heal

The event will be held November 6 in Pawtucket.

In honor of Veteran’s Day, support our troops face-to-face. The first annual G.I. Bazaar includes handiwork crafted by local veterans on November 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket.   Returning to civilian life after military service can be difficult, and some veterans and their spouses heal through creating art. G.I. Bazaar’s founder…

Photos: Cirque du CityArts Gala

The event raised $17,000 to provide free arts programs.

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A Sip of Sunshine with Jahmu

A world traveler returns home to "spread liquid sunshine" with an Indonesian anti-inflammatory tea.

You don’t need to travel across the globe to reap the benefits of Eastern medicine. The healing spices are just a short drive away, and they're tasty, too. Jessica Filkins, owner of Jahmu Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) in North Kingstown, blends together spices like turmeric and ginger to create anti-inflammatory teas, including Jahmu chai tea, which she calls “liquid sunshine.”…

Five Can't Miss Events of the Week: Aug. 18–24

Pops in the park, Lovecraft b-day, a night market and more.

Roger Williams Park Pops This Thursday, get the orchestra experience without having to dress up when you go to the Roger Williams Park Pops event with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra. Enjoy a free concert by this group of esteemed musicians while munching on grub from your favorite food trucks, like comfort food from the all-American Friskie Fries or sweet,…

The Dish: The Green Line Apothecary Opens Up Shop in Wakefield

This old school apothecary — complete with a vintage soda fountain and organic ice cream — brings a touch of the past to Wakefield.

The soda fountain whirs and “Papa Loves Mambo” plays in the background of the old-timey pharmacy, its walls lined with remedies, both modern and holistic. The soda jerk flips cups into the air as he whips up classic ice cream floats and organic coffee, stopping only to perform magic tricks for the children sitting at the counter, legs dangling off…

Photos: RISE Bingo Fundraiser

Proceeds go toward providing mentoring and advocacy for kids whose parents are in jail.

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Five Can't Miss Events of the Week: Aug. 4–10

A weekend of food, beer, film, theater and antiques festivals.

MAP: We're All in This Together This weekend, help support mini playwrights as they showcase their writing talents during this year’s Dialogue Play Festival in downtown Providence. You will be able to witness the work of eight young playwrights, grades five through twelve, as you watch the stories they wrote unfold by a group of professional, adult actors onstage. The…

Photos: RISD Museum Associates Fundraiser

The event raised more than $100,000 to support the art museum.

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Sing It Loud With the Rhode Island Children's Chorus

The organization is holding tryouts on August 6.

Children belt out tunes while gaining confidence with the Rhode Island Children’s Chorus. We sing the praises of childhood, but the truth is, it can be difficult. The Rhode Island Children’s Chorus (RICC), a nonprofit organization designed to help children develop musical and vocal skills, is here to help. With an unofficial motto of “Make a better world,” RICC helps…

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

newportFILM, Lucius, Balloon Fest and more.

Life, Animated It’s time to take that picnic basket out of the cupboard and head down to Newport because you won’t want to miss this week’s newportFILM documentary, Life, Animated. Follow the remarkable story of Owen Suskind, who, at age three, was diagnosed with regressive autism and lost his ability to speak. In time, he discovered a new way to…