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Five Can’t-Miss Events: April 6–12

The Easter bunny comes to Roger Williams Park, the PawSox hit the field and more.

Celtic Woman comes to PPAC 1.  Rent The dream of the ’90s is alive at PPAC! Rent, the smash Broadway musical that took the world by storm twenty years ago, is coming to Providence for three nights. Rent is a re-imagining of the classic opera, La Boheme, and follows seven artists through a powerful, dramatic and life-changing year. Can they balance their dreams…

Five Can’t-Miss Events of the Week: March 9-15

Don your greenest for the Newport St. Paddy's Day parade, see a haunting play by the Gamm, your favorite Lion King characters and more.

Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade We at Rhode Island Monthly would be shirking our duty if we didn’t feature one of the biggest and longest running events in Rhode Island. It is once again time to line up in green and strut your stuff in the big Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. The sixty-first annual parade will start at Newport City Hall…

3 Ways to Honor International Women’s Day

Here are a few women-centered local events where you can show your support today, later this month and in April, too.

Today is International Women’s Day and we can think of no better way to honor women than to continue supporting them not just on one single day, but every day. Today, special events across the world appreciate the great work women are doing to improve our society. Here are a few women-centered local events where you can show your support…

Meet the RISCA Fellows

Painters, writers, dancers, musicians: The 2017 RISCA fellows are honored with an exhibition and three receptions.

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts' highly anticipated fellowship exhibition opens March 6, with receptions on March 10, March 24 and April 2. Twenty-seven artists received grants of $1,000 or $5,000 to continue their work in a range of disciplines. Projects by visual art fellows will show at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren, through April 2, while…

Disney's the Lion King Rules the PPAC Stage

A three-dimensional environment elevates the emotional story, filled with art, incredible music and dance and appreciation for African cultures.

You may think you know the story of Disney's The Lion King, but you haven't truly seen it until you've experienced the musical stage adaptation. The entire performance is miraculous – from the intricate African costumes and masks to the menagerie of twenty-five different animals and colorful puppets that fill the stage and aisles. A three-dimensional environment elevates the emotional…