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Young Actor Steals Spotlight in Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can has touched down at the Providence Performing Arts Center for its national tour, and it's about as racy as a Disney movie.

Tony Award-nominated Catch Me If You Can has touched down at the Providence Performing Arts Center for its national tour, and it’s about as racy as a Disney movie. But who doesn't like a good Disney movie? If you’ve seen the 2002 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Steven Spielberg, you’ll remember the alluring women and edge-of-your-seat drama based…

Sneak Peek into the Magic Behind King Lear

Walls collapse, rain floods the stage and eyes are gouged out. We went behind the scenes to learn how it's done.

If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out Trinity Repertory Company’s production of King Lear by William Shakespeare then we suggest you do. The riveting performance demonstrates what happens after a father divides his power between his three daughters. Driven by impudence, flattery, ambition and selfishness, each generation quickly discovers betrayal within the devastated family. This masterpiece, directed by…

A Midlife Crisis Like No Other

The first production of the season at 2nd Story Theatre is a tragedy at its heart.

Martin was having a very good week. He was turning fifty, had been commissioned to design a city of the future and was the youngest architect ever to be awarded with the prestigious Pritzker Prize. And after many years of marriage, he was still in love with his wife.   But as Edward Albee’s play The Goat, or Who Is…

Give & Glam: A Perfect Girls' Night Out

Give & Glam, on Oct. 4 from 6-9 p.m., combines shopping, cocktails and charity in a gorgeous oceanside setting, Belle Mer on Newport’s Goat Island.

Next Thursday night is the ultimate girls’ night out! Give & Glam, happening on Oct. 4 from 6-9 p.m., combines shopping, cocktails and charity in a gorgeous oceanside setting, Belle Mer on Newport’s Goat Island. The charity-focused shopping, fashion and beauty event is hosted by local television news reporter Julie Ruditzky Loffredi, and it involves dozens of vendors featuring everything…

Mixing Family and Politics in After the Revolution

There's no better time for Amy Herzog’s political play After the Revolution, which opens the Gamm Theatre’s twenty-eighth season.

The Presidential election is weeks away, and from Facebook to the dinner table, Americans are loudly expressing their political beliefs. For that reason, there’s no better time for Amy Herzog’s political play After the Revolution, which opens the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre’s twenty-eighth season. The performance takes audience members inside a tight knit family circle with a strong political bond, built…

StyleWeek Northeast: Hope MacDonald, Yellow Clover and Jonathan Joseph Peters

The finale show featured wearable looks for summer 2013, followed by an over-the-top runway extravaganza by fashion innovator Jonathan Joseph Peters.

StyleWeek Northeast's final night showcased feminine wearable looks by newcomer Hope MacDonald and veteran Sarah Prost. But the evening's big splash was the finale show by Jonathan Joseph Peters, who mesmerized the crowd with a runway presentation to challenge all fashion weeks. Hope MacDonald MacDonald's looks mixed and matched bold, colorful floral prints in greens, blues, black and purple; some…

The Rhode Show Special: Best of Rhode Island

Watch "The Rhode Show" in-depth special on Rhode Island Monthly's Best of Rhode Island on Sat. at 6 p.m.

It was a year in the making, and now the August 2012 issue is on newsstands. It took months and months of researching; eating, window-shopping, salon visits, day trips, nights out and rubber balls to the head, but we rounded up the best of the best in our state–340 awards in all. The August Best of Rhode Island issue is…

Eyewitness Account: High Drama at the America's Cup

Witnessing the America's Cup from the perspective of the Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ).

Thursday, 28 June, 4:38 p.m., Fort Adams State Park Inside the Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) tent, the AC45 catamaran that only hours ago was cutting through Narragansett Bay in the first match race of the America’s Cup World Series Newport regatta is a skeleton. The team works over and around it with pen knives and box cutters and a…

"The X Factor" Live Audience Experience

What it was like to be a part of last night’s live taping of "The X Factor" at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

Yesterday Britney Spears, Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and L.A. Reid brought Hollywood to Providence. "The X Factor" reality television talent show is in town, and there are still some free tickets floating around (or, add your name to the wait list) to sit in the live studio audience today at 1 p.m., tonight at 5:45 p.m. or Friday at 1…

The Atlantic Cup Comes to Town

Competitors in the second-annual Atlantic Cup just rolled into Newport after the 231-nautical-mile coastal leg of the race, and they’re taking a breather in the City by the Sea before setting out for the two-day inshore race series this Memorial Day weekend. This three-part race is one of the premier Class 40 sailboat races in the world, with fifteen top-flight…