globetrotters

Mike Centioli

3/31  Harlem Globetrotters

Why: In the mood for some basketball, minus the March Madness drama? Head to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center to see your favorite basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters, face the newly revamped Washington Generals team — and the players won’t be dunking doughnuts! See a dazzling display of basketball wizardry (jumps, tricks, you name it) with a dash of comedy for an event that will be a slam dunk for the whole family.
Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 1 LaSalle Sq., Providence.
More info: Call 331-0700 or visit dunkindonutscenter.com.

Feb
25
Sun
Providence Flea Winter Markets @ Hope High School
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Providence Flea Winter Markets @ Hope High School | Providence | RI | United States

The Providence Flea is back for a limited run of Winter and Spring Markets on the second & fourth Sundays of the month through April 22, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm indoors at Hope High School, 324 Hope Street in Providence (Feb 11, 25, Mar 11, 25, Apr 8, 22). The market will be held in the cafeteria at the building’s rear entrance.

Featuring new and returning vintage vendors, artisans, makers, food purveyors, coffee & food trucks, community nonprofits and live music! Hope High is easily accessible by public transportation, and the school offers plenty of free, off-street parking. Admission is free.

Providence Flea is a Best of RI (Rhode Island Monthly) and Best of New England (Yankee Magazine).

Vendor application, directions and e-news at providenceflea.com.

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Feb
27
Tue
Thrive Cinema: The Human Experiment @ Thrive Tribe RI
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Thrive Cinema: The Human Experiment @ Thrive Tribe RI | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Connect with the tribe, watch and learn in a community based setting. A short discussion will take place after the film to share takeaways and any AHA! moments. Bring a blanket, pillow, and a friend 🙂

Friendly conversation with light refreshments.

Cost: $5

About the featured film: “The Human Experiment lifts the veil on the shocking reality that thousands of untested, unregulated chemicals are in the products we use every day, our homes, and inside each of us. Simultaneously, disease rates are rising: everything from cancer to infertility is appearing at levels doctors and researchers have never seen.”

Mar
3
Sat
Design, Discover and Decode: Creating a Resilient Garden – 2018 Garden Symposium @ Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences
Mar 3 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Design, Discover and Decode: Creating a Resilient Garden – 2018 Garden Symposium @ Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences  | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

Already thinking about spring? Now is the time to get Early Bird ticket pricing for the URI Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener Program, 2018 Spring Gardening Symposium – “DESIGN, DISCOVER and DECODE: Creating a Resilient Garden.”

This delightful one-day symposium is for those who want to learn more about creating beautiful and environmentally–sound gardens.

Educating and entertaining their audiences, these three keynote speakers are accomplished specialists in their fields possessing a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

C. Colston Burrell – Design Resilient Gardens – “Beauty, Integrity, Resilience: Can a Garden Have Everything?”

Linda A. Fleming – Discover Gardening with Herbs – “Bloom Where you Planted”

Jeff Gillman – Decode Garden Myths – “The Truth About Garden Remedies”

Please join us on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences on URI’s Kingston Campus. The facility is accessible to all and the symposium is open to everyone.

Early Bird Tickets are $65 if purchased before February 9th.

After February 9, tickets are $75.

For more information or to register, please log-on to: uri.edu/coopext or call 401-874-2900.

A limited number of full scholarships for the Symposium are available. Deadline for scholarships is February 9, 2018.

The mission of the URI Master Gardener Program and it’s 600+ volunteer Extension educators is to educate citizens in environmentally-sound horticulture practices through the dissemination of factual, research-based information.

Cinema Saturdays: Paul à Québec @ Museum of Work & Culture
Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm

Beginning Saturday, March 3, the Museum of Work & Culture will host Cinema Saturdays, a weekly presentation of a French-language film produced in Québec. All films will be screened at 1:30 p.m. and are subtitled in English. The films are included with the price of museum admission, purchased at the door ($8/adults, $6/students and seniors, free/children under ten).

The series will kick off with Paul à Québec. Paul, an aspiring artist, accompanies his wife Lucie and their daughter to celebrate Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day at Lucie’s parents’ home. When Paul notes the declining health of Roland, the bleeding-heart but gruff patriarch, the artist is inspired to make Roland the subject of his first comic strip.

Cinema Saturdays is presented as part of the MoWC’s celebration of Francophonie, a monthlong celebration of French language and culture in New England. It is made possible with the support of the Québec Delegation in Boston.

Other Cinema Saturdays will include:

March 10, Roger D’Astous: This documentary film embarks on a journey throughout the exceptional projects of Roger D’Astous, one of the most important Canadian architects of the 20th century. A student of Frank Lloyd Wright, he worked all his life to create a nordic architecture. Once a starchitect of the ’60s, this flamboyant artist then fell from grace before rising again at the dawn of the century.

March 17, Les Loups: In Les Loups, Elie, a young woman from the city, comes to a remote North Atlantic island to convalesce and get to know the community. The annual seal hunt is in full swing, and Elie feels both drawn to and repelled by the men engaged in it. Elie’s presence arouses curiosity and mistrust. Maria, the village matriarch and den mother, seeks to uncover the secret reason behind Elie’s visit.

Mar
4
Sun
Flickers’ Red Carpet Experience: Providence @ Providence Biltmore Ballroom
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm
Flickers' Red Carpet Experience: Providence @ Providence Biltmore Ballroom | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Flickers Hosts the Red Carpet Experience: Providence

Celebrate the 90th Academy Awards in style at The Providence Biltmore Ballroom.

The Red Carpet Experience: Providence is a signature event benefitting the Rhode Island International Film Festival (formerly “Oscar Experience” and “Oscar Night America”) for the past 9 years. Guests feel like stars and experience the red carpet, paparazzi, the Producer’s Circle Awards, champagne, gourmet food, hair and make-up touch ups, swag bags, silent auction, Movie Theater Tickets and more.

This year we celebrate the 36th Anniversary of the Flickers Arts Collaborative.

Our elegant evening is once again chaired by Steven Feinberg, Executive Director of the RI Film and Television Office with RIIFF Advisory Board President, Michael Drywa, Esq.

The elegant event will feature live coverage by our friends at ABC6, a Red Carpet Entrance and Reception with Paparazzi, Media interviews, a Photo Booth, Producer’s Circle and Dream Maker Awards, hors d’oeuvres, Imported wines and beers, live music, a sit-down dinner. Gourmet desserts that will please and titillate, an amazing silent auction that will appeal to all lovers of film, a raffle of VIP Passes to RIIFF 2017, swag bags that will definitely surprise and, of course, the screening of the biggest awards ceremony of the year!

2018 Sponsors: Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, the RI Film and Television Office, WLNE/ABC6, Dominion Diagnostics, Amtrak, Decadent Catering, Nick’s on Broadway, Narragansett Beer, Quality Rental, Soucy Insurance and Cox Business.

This event is not sponsored by or affiliated with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Mar
8
Thu
Ciné-Québec @ Museum of Work & Culture
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm
Ciné-Québec @ Museum of Work & Culture | Woonsocket | Rhode Island | United States

The Museum of Work & Culture invites the public to an upcoming event that will help curate the 2018 Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Ciné Québec, an evening of Québecois films in celebration of the month of Francophonie, takes place Thursday, March 8, at the MoWC. The evening will begin at 6pm with a wine and cheese reception in the MoWC gallery.

At 7pm, attendees will watch and vote on new and exciting short films from Québec currently under consideration by RIIFF. The film that wins the most votes will gain automatic competition entry to the festival.

Ciné Québec will conclude with a screening of the feature-length documentary Quebec My Country Mon Pays.

The film charts the aftermath of Quebec’s Quiet Revolution in the 1960s. This social justice movement unleashed dramatic cultural and political changes that led to the separatist movement, the FLQ terrorist crisis and, ultimately, the exodus of more than 500,000 English-speaking Quebecers. Montreal-born filmmaker John Walker reveals his own complicated relationship with the province in a film brimming with love and longing. He explores a very personal story through the lens of a cast of characters including three generations of his family, childhood confidantes and artistic contemporaries. In a quest to make sense of a divisive and transformative time in Quebec’s evolution, they each wrestle with their memories, their decisions and the continuing reverberations.

Tickets are $15 and may be reserved by calling (401) 769-9675 or purchased at ShopMoWC.com.

This event is made possible by the Délegation of Québec in Boston.

Mar
10
Sat
Cinema Saturday: Roger D’Astous @ Museum of Work & Culture
Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm
Cinema Saturday: Roger D'Astous @ Museum of Work & Culture | Woonsocket | Rhode Island | United States

On Saturday, March 10, the Museum of Work & Culture will present the second installment of its Cinema Saturdays series with a screening of the Québecois documentary, Roger D’Astous. The film will be shown at 1:30 p.m. with English subtitles. The screening is included with the price of MoWC admission ($8/adults, $6/students & seniors, free/children under ten).

This documentary film embarks on a journey throughout the exceptional projects of Roger D’Astous, one of the most important Canadian Architects of the twentieth century. A student of Frank Lloyd Wright, he worked all his life to create a nordic architecture. Once a starchitect of the ’60s, this flamboyant artist then fell from grace before rising again at the dawn of the century.

The series is a part of the Museum’s celebration of Francophonie, a month-long celebration of French language and culture in New England. It is made possible with the support of the Québec Delegation in Boston.

Other Cinema Saturdays will include:

March 17: In Les Loups, Elie, a young woman from the city, comes to a remote North Atlantic island to convalesce and get to know the community. The annual seal hunt is in full swing, and Elie feels both drawn to and repelled by the men engaged in it. Elie’s presence arouses curiosity and mistrust. Maria, the village matriarch and den mother, seeks to uncover the secret reason behind Elie’s visit.

Mar
11
Sun
Ocean State Bridal Show @ Aqua Blue Hotel
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ocean State Bridal Show @ Aqua Blue Hotel | Narragansett | Rhode Island | United States

Come to the OCEAN STATE BRIDAL SHOW at Aqua Blue in Narragansett, RI on Sunday, March 11 from 12-4 p.m. Rhode Island IS the Ocean State and when you are in the banquet room you will see the beautiful blue ocean out the windows. In fact, no matter where you are in this room, the view of the ocean is front and center! You’ll hear a live band – Take It To The Bridge and sample some fabulous cuisine by award-winning caterers. Plus meet with the area’s top wedding professionals, too!

Mar
17
Sat
Cinema Saturdays: Les Loups @ Museum of Work & Culture
Mar 17 @ 1:30 pm
Cinema Saturdays: Les Loups @ Museum of Work & Culture | Woonsocket | Rhode Island | United States

On Saturday, March 17, the Museum of Work & Culture will present the final installment of its Cinema Saturdays series with a screening of the Québecois film, Les Loups. The film will be shown at 1:30 p.m. with English subtitles. The screening is included with the price of MoWC admission ($8/adults, $6/students & seniors, free/children under ten).

In Les Loups, Elie, a young woman from the city, comes to a remote North Atlantic island to convalesce and get to know the community. The annual seal hunt is in full swing, and Elie feels both drawn to and repelled by the men engaged in it. Elie’s presence arouses curiosity and mistrust. Maria, the village matriarch and den mother, seeks to uncover the secret reason behind Elie’s visit.

The series is a part of the Museum’s celebration of Francophonie, a month-long celebration of French language and culture in New England. It is made possible with the support of the Québec Delegation in Boston.

Mar
25
Sun
Rustic Wedding Expo 2018 @ Mishnock Barn
Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Rustic Wedding Expo 2018 @ Mishnock Barn | West Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States

COME ON DOWN TO THE 3RD ANNUAL RUSTIC WEDDING EXPO AT THE MISHNOCK BARN on Sunday, March 25 from 12-4 p.m.! If you’re planning a rustic wedding you are going to fall in love with this place! It’s like walking into a giant rustic Pinterest board. You’re going to enjoy some awesome delights from our caterers, and of course meet with the area’s top wedding professionals who want to help you plan your wedding!