Grace Kelly

Five Can't-Miss Events of the Week: Oct. 1–7

Jack-o-lanterns, Scottish art, haunted tours and more.

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular The grinning faces of your favorite orange squashes dot the zoo landscape once more! This year’s theme is “The People’s Choice” and features a dizzying array of favorite carvings of Spectacular’s past. Whether it’s the Golden Age of Hollywood or Charles Darwin trekking through the Galapagos, each pumpkin will be a beacon of glowing enchantment. Follow the trail…

All Hail Julius Caesar at Trinity Rep

Five reasons to see Trinity Rep's version that stars Anne Scurria as Julius Caesar.

Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is a play that normally evokes images of togas and grape vines twining around the actor’s bodies — but not Trinity Repertory Company’s version. Trinity Rep does away with convention, producing a chilling, haunting and totally unexpected rendition of the Bard’s classic tragedy. It goes even further than Oskar Eustis’ 1990 production set in the Kennedy era…

Five Can't-Miss Events of the Week: Sept. 17–23

Gut-wrenching theater, fall fest, oysters for all and more.

A Streetcar Named Desire Get your fill of gut-wrenching theater with Tennessee Williams’s masterpiece at the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre. A Streetcar Named Desire is a tale of two sisters, a cruel brother-in-law and one hot and heavy summer in New Orleans. It is a search for solace in a broken world and the theater’s production is sure to be an…

Harry Potter Day at Escobar’s

Muggles far and wide will gather on Saturday for a magical day at Escobar's Highland Farm and Corn Maze.

The magical world of Harry Potter may only seem accessible through the books, movies or a trip to Universal Studios. But if you take the scenic route to Portsmouth this Saturday, you’ll find a corn maze filled with Potter-themed fun at Escobar’s Highland Farm. Depart from your own Hogwarts express (be it in the form of a minivan or convertible)…

Outsider Art in Pawtucket

Check out an event promoting "pure and honest and immediate" art.

Outsider art is having a moment. From St. Louis to New York City, outsider art fairs are attracting big-wig buyers and collectors, as well as your average Joe who enjoys the freshness of the work. Now you, local Rhode Islander, can peruse these extraordinary artworks without leaving state boundaries. As part of the annual Pawtucket Arts Festival, on September 19,…

StyleWeek Kicks Off Tonight with Five Nights of Fashion

This eleventh season, the catwalk will be set up in a brand new location, the ballroom at the Providence G Building from Sept. 14-18.

StyleWeek’s Spring 2016 shows promise to dress up Providence in stunning looks from local designers. This eleventh season, the catwalk will be set up in a brand new location, the ballroom at the Providence G Building (100 Dorrance St.) from Sept. 14-18. The Accessory Showcase is always free and open to the public, and this year, it will be held…

Take It Easy at Rhythm and Roots

Dance away to bluegrass, cajun and more at this festival on September 4 to 6.

Every Labor Day weekend since 1981, the sound of music emanates from Ninigret Park in Charlestown. The Rhythm and Roots Festival is celebrating its thirty-fifth year September 4−6, and the man behind it all is Charles “Chuck” Wentworth. “It grew out of the Cajun and Bluegrass Festival, but with that we were limited in what we could book,” he says….

The Dish: Chez Innovation Inspires Food Industry Dreams

The Moses Brown summer camp exposed students to some of the best Rhode Island food businesses, including the Southside Community Land Trust and Amos House.

A group of teens meanders through an urban paradise. Verdant greens shoot out of soft soil, grapes dangle on vines and the aroma of basil permeates the air. A siren reminds them that they are still in an asphalt jungle. The teens are exploring the Southside Community Land Trust’s City Farm, wandering through patches of gooseberry bushes and pea shoots…

Five Can't-Miss Events of the Week: Sept. 3–9

Rhythm and Roots, Jurassic drive-in, EG art and more.

Rhythm and Roots Festival With multiple stages catering to audiences young and old, the festival is a smorgasbord of dancing, singing and getting your groove on. Kids can listen to storytellers at the Family Stage while musicians from different genres jam out together on the Heritage Stage. This year’s big-name acts include the Mavericks, Los Lobos, Steve Riley and the…

An Epic Free-For-All for High Schoolers

Tell your favorite theatrical teen about this free ticket offer.

Painter Robert Henri said, “I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of making a living.” Epic Theatre, the resident company at the Artists' Exchange in Cranston, has taken this to heart with its new Free-for-All education initiative. To encourage students to attend the variety of shows offered, Epic will reserve a…