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
23
Fri
Foster Perry Speaks about Spiritual Development @ The Island Heron Yoga Studio
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Foster Perry Speaks about Spiritual Development @ The Island Heron Yoga Studio | Jamestown | Rhode Island | United States

 

Foster will speak on spiritual development, the state of the world and how to heal the soul of the world. Foster is deeply connected to the higher realm and always brings a profound and far-reaching perspective to the events happening in our world and our individual lives.

Foster Perry has travelled the world studying, teaching and practicing the joy of self-healing for more than 20 years. To learn more about him visit: www.goldenhummingbird.com.

Into the Breeches! @ Trinity Rep
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm

By George Brant

Directed by Tyler Dobrowsky

Providence, 1942: Oberon Play House’s director and leading men are off at war. Determined to press on, the director’s wife sets out to produce an all-female version of Shakespeare’s Henry V, assembling an increasingly unexpected team united in desire, if not actual theater experience. Together they deliver a delightful celebration of collaboration and persistence when the show must go on! A surprisingly modern and moving comedy about the singular way art and community reveal our boldest selves even in the darkest times.

Measure for Measure @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm
Measure for Measure @ Robert E. Will Theatre | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare
In a city besieged with crime and pay-to-play politics, a corrupt deputy and a devout nun enter into a perverse bargain. Will modest Isabella surrender her chastity to save her brother from the sex crime he’s accused of? Or will she preserve her maidenhead and condemn her brother to death? In Shakespeare’s blackest comedy, Measure for Measure is a scathing indictment of political and religious hypocrisy as well as a darkly poetic quest to discover the true nature of justice.

J Studio, February 22-24 and March 1-3, 2018, 7:30 p.m., February 25 and March 4, 2 p.m.
$20 General, $15 Seniors, URI Faculty/Staff & Students

Othello @ Trinity Rep
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm
Othello @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Whitney White
Featuring Jude Sandy as Othello, Rebecca Gibel as Desdemona, and Stephen Thorne as Iago
Friendship and betrayal, love and jealousy. Once Othello’s most trusted confidante, Iago’s envy-fueled passions unleash a betrayal with catastrophic results for Othello and his beloved bride Desdemona. Shakespeare’s profound tragedy is an enduring story of race, love, envy, and repentance. This stripped down retelling is the portrait of an unraveling mind amid a society engulfing and destroying its very best.

 

Pub Night with Tim Keohane @ Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island
Feb 23 @ 7:45 pm
Pub Night with Tim Keohane @ Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island | Cranston | Rhode Island | United States

An evening in the pub with guitarist and vocalist Tim Keohane 7:45 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. One of the club’s favorites, Tim brings a strong background in Irish folk music to his every performance. The 1916 Committee will present a lecture in the upstairs hall beginning at 7:30 – “American Groups that Contributed/Supported Ireland during the Famine and the 1920’s.” Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. All welcome.

Feb
24
Sat
Colonial Career Fair: A Living History Event @ Newport Historial Society
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Colonial Career Fair: A Living History Event @ Newport Historial Society | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

In the mid-18th century, Newport was the fifth wealthiest city in colonial America. What jobs were people doing that helped the city become so successful?

On Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 10am-1pm, join the Newport Historical Society to learn how people made their living. During this colonial career fair, costumed interpreters will represent different occupations that would have been present in this seaport. Jobs range from tradespeople like a printer, milliner and leather worker to merchants such as a toy seller and store owner, along with food service jobs such as a baker, brewer, coffeehouse owner and tavern keeper.

Join the action and try a traditional 18th century craft: candle making. For $5 make a beeswax candle to take home while learning about the candle making trade in colonial Newport.

This program takes place at the Colony House on Washington Square. Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Opening the Oyster: The Black Culinary Extravaganza @ Wes' Rib House
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm
Opening the Oyster: The Black Culinary Extravaganza @ Wes' Rib House | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

“Opening the Oyster: A Black Culinary Extravaganza,” is a full course dinner featuring dishes prepared by the great African American chefs of the White House. The elegant event takes place Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at noon at Wes’ Rib House, 38 Dike Street, Providence, RI. Seating is limited; tickets are $75 and may be purchased online at StagesofFreedom.org/oyster

The full course dinner will introduce diners to the extraordinary ingenuity and extravagance of the African American chefs of the White House, from President Washington to President Obama. The dinner will be followed with a talk by Adrian Miller, author of “The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families.” Miller is a graduate of Stanford University and Georgetown University Law School, and was a special assistant to President Clinton.

Proceeds from the event provide swimming lessons for Rhode Island youth of color.

Stages of Freedom is a non-profit dedicated to presenting African American events for the entire community.

Into the Breeches! @ Trinity Rep
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm

By George Brant

Directed by Tyler Dobrowsky

Providence, 1942: Oberon Play House’s director and leading men are off at war. Determined to press on, the director’s wife sets out to produce an all-female version of Shakespeare’s Henry V, assembling an increasingly unexpected team united in desire, if not actual theater experience. Together they deliver a delightful celebration of collaboration and persistence when the show must go on! A surprisingly modern and moving comedy about the singular way art and community reveal our boldest selves even in the darkest times.

Measure for Measure @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm
Measure for Measure @ Robert E. Will Theatre | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare
In a city besieged with crime and pay-to-play politics, a corrupt deputy and a devout nun enter into a perverse bargain. Will modest Isabella surrender her chastity to save her brother from the sex crime he’s accused of? Or will she preserve her maidenhead and condemn her brother to death? In Shakespeare’s blackest comedy, Measure for Measure is a scathing indictment of political and religious hypocrisy as well as a darkly poetic quest to discover the true nature of justice.

J Studio, February 22-24 and March 1-3, 2018, 7:30 p.m., February 25 and March 4, 2 p.m.
$20 General, $15 Seniors, URI Faculty/Staff & Students

Othello @ Trinity Rep
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm
Othello @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Whitney White
Featuring Jude Sandy as Othello, Rebecca Gibel as Desdemona, and Stephen Thorne as Iago
Friendship and betrayal, love and jealousy. Once Othello’s most trusted confidante, Iago’s envy-fueled passions unleash a betrayal with catastrophic results for Othello and his beloved bride Desdemona. Shakespeare’s profound tragedy is an enduring story of race, love, envy, and repentance. This stripped down retelling is the portrait of an unraveling mind amid a society engulfing and destroying its very best.