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
Live music featuring Mark Gorman @ Chair 5 Rooftop
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Live music featuring Mark Gorman @ Chair 5 Rooftop | Narragansett | Rhode Island | United States

Unwind and listen to the music and stylings of Mark Gorman on the in/outdoor rooftop at Chair 5 (Located at The Break Hotel). Sip artisan cocktails, New England craft beers and boutique wines while you enjoy views of the ocean and our locally sourced menu!

A Jazz-Inspired Musical Journey with the Lois Vaughan Quartet @ Linden Place Mansion
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm
A Jazz-Inspired Musical Journey with the Lois Vaughan Quartet @ Linden Place Mansion | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States

Let the Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet take you on a musical journey with an evening of songs that helped to shape the Great American Jazz Tradition. Ranging from ragtime to swing to bepop to Latin, music will fill the Linden Place parlors on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 7:30pm. In addition to the quartet playing and improvising great songs from the Twenties through modern times, each musician will showcase the range and versatility of their instrument with a brief description and musical example.

Jazz pianist Lois Vaughan has been performing in Southern New England for many years at restaurants and clubs as well as teaching jazz piano at St. George’s School. Vaughan will be joined by Bristol native, Art Manchester, on alto and tenor sax, flute, and clarinet, by string bassist, Bryan Rizzuto and accomplished drummer, Ryan Tremblay.

Tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for Linden Place members and free for Colt Circle members. Reserve your ticket today as space is limited!

Darwin at Sea @ St Martin's Church
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm
Darwin at Sea @ St Martin's Church | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Darwin at Sea
In this compelling program, eloquent letters, journal entries and excerpts from Darwin’s seminal publications humanize one of the most probing and influential minds in modern history. Framed by the poetry of Blake, Wordsworth, and Coleridge, as well as the ground-breaking string quartets of Mendelssohn and Beethoven, together with Chris Turner’s virtuosic harmonica improvisations, Darwin’s uncanny sense of observation and vision of natural science are entwined with his strong sense of family, faith and understanding of the human condition, in a complex era.
Performers are: Chris Turner, harmonica reader; Katherine Winterstein, Andrew Eng, violins; Consuelo Sherba, viola and Emmanuel Feldman, cello.

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
Live music featuring Gracelyn Rennick @ Chair 5 Rooftop
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Live music featuring Gracelyn Rennick @ Chair 5 Rooftop | Narragansett | Rhode Island | United States

Unwind and listen to the music and stylings of Gracelyn Rennick on the in/outdoor rooftop at Chair 5 (Located at The Break Hotel). Sip artisan cocktails, New England craft beers and boutique wines while you enjoy views of the ocean and our locally sourced menu!

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