4/26–29 Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes
Why: See your favorite Marvel heroes and villains duke it out live when Spiderman, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange to find the Wand of Watoomb before the nefarious Loki does. Other famous heroes and villains will make appearances in this action-packed performance that puts you in the heart of the action.
Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 1 LaSalle Sq., Providence.
More info: dunkindonutscenter.com.
Derby Day Party @ Linden Place Mansion
12:00 am Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 5 @ 12:00 am – May 6 @ 12:00 am
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
12:00 am Playwriting with David Rabinow @ Sandra Feinstein Gamm Theatre
Playwriting with David Rabinow @ Sandra Feinstein Gamm Theatre
May 5 @ 12:00 am – May 6 @ 12:00 am
Playwriting with David Rabinow April 24 – May 29 6 Sessions Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Tuition: $270 Are you an actor trying to create your own material? Got a great idea for a script that you’re not sure what to do with? Looking to jump start your writing? This class offers a fun and supportive workshop atmosphere to try out...
9:00 am Nature Walks: First Saturday Bird Walks @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
9:30 am RIKB Seminar Series: Kitchen & Bath Trends @ RI Kitchen & Bath Showroom
10:00 am To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
10:30 am Drawing Wild; From the Collection @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
11:00 am Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest @ Grant's Block
Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest @ Grant's Block
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Taco Fest is back! Enjoy the local flavors, sights and sounds of Providence as we gather on Westminster Street in Downcity to celebrate the return of warm weather and all things tacos. DJ Studebaker Hawk will be mixing eclectic Latin beats from Grant’s Block to get you moving in between chowing down on delectable bites from some of your favorite...
11:00 am Imagination Playground at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Imagination Playground at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 5 @ 11:00 am – May 6 @ 12:00 am
Invent your own ways to play as you stack and build with huge blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes. Using blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts, construct castles and forts, create interesting sculptures and more!
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 5 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while the program series, which is inspired by images and texts in the exhibition, will offer cultural programs and educational activities for all ages that explore how and...
1:30 pm HairBrained at PPL: Victorian Hairwork Workshop with Master Jeweler Karen Bachman @ Providence Public Library
2:00 pm Concerto and Aria Competition; Rhode Island Native Performs with Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra @ The VETS
Concerto and Aria Competition; Rhode Island Native Performs with Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra @ The VETS
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School named Pianist Maddox Realejo, Glocester, winner of the Rhode Island Philharmonic 2017 to 2018 Concerto and Aria Competition. Realejo will perform the third movement from Beethoven’s Concerto Number two in B-flat major with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Symphony Orchestra, Alexey Shabalin, conducting. In February, David Gasper, director and artistic administrator for the Rhode...
6:00 pm Big Night Out- Kentucky Derby @ Omni Providence Hotel
7:00 pm 2018 Big Night Out @ Omni Providence Hotel
2018 Big Night Out @ Omni Providence Hotel
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State’s signature fundraising event to secure mentors, lifelong friends, for RI children.
7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
7:30 pm Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
8:00 pm Atwater~Donnelly Trio @ Blackstone River Theatre
8:00 pm RI Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Season Finale: Mahler & Mendelssohn @ The VETS
8:00 pm The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater