Daniel Araujo

Five Can’t-Miss Events: March 1–7

Go green at the Pawtucket St. Patty's Day parade, spring into spring with the URI Master Gardeners, party with the Providence Preservation Society and more fun things to do.

1. Pawtucket Saint Patrick’s Day Parade From Pawtucket Saint Patrick’s Day Facebook. Go green at the Pawtucket St. Patrick’s Day parade. Watch people march in their best and brightest greens, listen to bands play live Celtic music or pick out your favorite float as they make their way down the street towards a pot of gold. Check out the post-parade…

Experience Virtual Reality at Providence Place Showcase Cinemas

The theater’s new virtual reality (VR) arcade includes six cubicle VR systems that enable creative and dynamic play.

In a lot of ways, the Providence Place Showcase Cinemas 16 and IMAX is just like every other movie theater: the latest flicks, giant screens, cheery teenaged staff members and overpriced popcorn. But this theater experience isn’t just another trip to the movies. Not anymore.