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Why: Grab a passport — some wet wipes would probably be good, too — because Rhode Island Food Fights is bringing the best wings in the state together in a buffalo and barbecue sauce-soaked brawl. Buy a passport to restaurants slinging wings and when you show the coupon, you’ll get six wings to chow down on. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite to be crowned Lord of the Wings.
Where: Various restaurants throughout the state.
More info: Visit rifoodfights.com.

Jan 17 – Feb 10 all-day The Gamm Theatre
U.S. Premire In the late 1940s, calm has returned to London and people are recovering from the chaos of war. In a quiet dating agency, a bombed-out church and a prison cell, the stories of three women and a young man unfold backward to the heart of the Blitz, revealing the secret desires and regrets that bind them together. Olivier-nominated...
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
This course is designed for eager actors with little audition experience. Throughout the course, participants will focus on how to prepare for and execute the perfect audition. Students will participate in mock auditions for directors, music directors and choreographers who will offer constructive feedback. From writing effective resumes, using eye catching headshots, and learning how to select the appropriate monologue...
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm G Studio (URI Fine Arts Center)
A Little Night Music Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Director: Paula McGlasson Music Director: Lila Kane Choreographer: Dante Sciarra Performances: April 18-20 and April 25-27, 7:30 p.m. and April 28 at 2 p.m. Please note there is no matinee April 21. A Little Night Music is filled with desire, wit, jealousy, and regret. Sondehim’s score is overflowing with sweeping...
Jan 22 all-day Tiverton Library
Join us to learn about conservation programs for RI farm and forest landowners. Meet representatives from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and your local Conservation District, and have a chance to ask questions specific to your property after learning about federal funding opportunities. Each information session will be followed by an open house where you can learn more at...
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm New England Institute of Technology
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Full-Certification Training class on Tuesday, January 22 at the New England Institute of Technology’s Phillip G. Parsons Lecture Hall. This new, one-day course meets current Rhode Island Department of Health training requirements for food licenses. Topics addressed include: Proper personal hygiene Cross contamination prevention Time and temperature controls...
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard
Musician Mike Higgins will perform at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. A Massachusetts native, Higgins sings with a strong, expressive voice and frequently performs the piedmont blues. He’s been teaching guitar for more than 35 years. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or...
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm New England Institute of Technology
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Re-Certification Training exam on Tuesday, January 22 at the New England Institute of Technology’s Phillip G. Parsons Lecture Hall. This re-certification meets new Rhode Island Department of Health food safety regulations that require current food safety managers take and pass a paper examination. Private Food Handler Training is...
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm New England Institute of Technology
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Re-Certification Training exam on Tuesday, January 22 at the New England Institute of Technology’s Phillip G. Parsons Lecture Hall. This re-certification meets new Rhode Island Department of Health food safety regulations that require current food safety managers take and pass a paper examination. Private Food Handler Training is...
Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
This course is designed for students who have previous introductory musical theatre experience. Intermediate Musical Theatre will teach participants how to create and develop their characters through fun techniques. Students in this course can also expect to perfect their audition skills, practice scene study using scripts and work on advanced blocking. Held Wednesdays Prior acting experience required. Twenty student maximum...
Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
This 10-week musical theatre education course is designed to teach budding theatre artists about all aspects of staging a musical theatre production. Through the use of theatre games and activities, participants will gain knowledge in how to audition, memorize lines and lyrics as well as choreography and stage direction. Intro to Musical Theatre is led by theatre majors and veteran...
Jan 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
Become Pitch Perfect in this ten week course. Participants will learn to combine movement with vocals while learning music and choreography from a variety of Broadway musicals. Students will be included in several performances throughout the year at the Stadium Theatre. Performances may include the annual Stadium Theatre Christmas, in-house musicals, and back-up vocals for touring bands. This course concludes...
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Gamm Theatre
January 22-March 5 Seven sessions Tuesdays 6:30-9:30 p.m. Instructor: Steve Kidd Tuition: $340 This class will focus on the practice and techniques involved in executing successful “cold readings” in auditions and studio environments. Every week students will receive a new piece of text with which they will make quick choices and incorporate weekly tricks and tactics to help perform with...
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm G Studio (URI Fine Arts Center)
A Little Night Music Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Director: Paula McGlasson Music Director: Lila Kane Choreographer: Dante Sciarra Performances: April 18-20 and April 25-27, 7:30 p.m. and April 28 at 2 p.m. Please note there is no matinee April 21. A Little Night Music is filled with desire, wit, jealousy, and regret. Sondehim’s score is overflowing with sweeping...
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Courthouse Center for the Arts
Classes start January 22, run six weeks with a final show TBA six Tuesdays,  $325, 7–8:30 p.m. Poppy Champlin’s Comedy Class. Learn the art of stand-up comedy from a working professional. Poppy has done it all in comedy and learn how to craft a joke and take the funny from your life and put it onto the stage.
Jan 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
This beginner level class will give young students a technical foundation for the basics of ballet. Motions and terminology are introduced in a fun, friendly, and positive fashion. Students will learn the proper ways to warm up and stretch, and focus on spatial awareness, working with partners and their own personal space. The class curriculum will move along in a...
Jan 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Gamm Theatre
Playing with Stories January 9 – March 13 Ten sessions 2nd – 5th Grade Wednesdays 3:30-5 p.m. Instructor: Susie Schutt Tuition: $330 This class uses basic theater and story creation skills to spur creativity and personal growth. Fun activities including storytelling, mask making, creative movement, improvisation and role playing help each child develop both individuality and group cooperation. Culminates in...
Jan 23 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm Nick-A-Nees
Bluegrass Throedown features a different local or touring bluegrass band every Wednesday night at Nick-a-Nee’s in Providence. There’s never a cover, but there’s always a good time. bluegrassthroedown.com Free
Jan 24 all-day Linden Place
On Thursday, January 24, at 7 p.m., head over to Linden Place Mansion to hear guest speaker, Brandy Culp, present a program focused on the fascinating historic ties between Charleston, South Carolina, Rhode Island and the West Indies. Filled with rich details, recently discovered information and some interesting twists, this lecture is not to be missed by any history buff....
Jan 24 all-day University of Rhode Island Main Gallery
“Yo Nuweekan, We Dwell Here” represents Indigenous history, culture and present day life-ways through artistic representations both traditional and contemporary. We are the land. Our stories are here. Our ancestors are here. We share those stories to those of today and to continue for our future generations.
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm Brown University Campus Center, Petteruti Lounge (Room 201)
Richard Rothstein of the Economic Policy Institute will give a lecture on his recent book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. The book recovers a forgotten history of how federal, state, and local policy explicitly segregated metropolitan areas nationwide, creating racially homogenous neighborhoods in patterns that violate the Constitution and require remediation. Book...
Jan 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
Does your little one love to sing or make up dances on their own? In I Got Rhythm, children will be inspired to be creative, interactive, and their silly selves! Students will develop social skills, while having a blast learning basic dance elements, playing movement and imagination sparking games, which all inspire healthy living. Students will also learn new ways...
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Rochambeau Library
On Thursday, January 24th, Climate Action Rhode Island, The Whale Guitar Project, Clean Water Action, Savvy Women’s Alliance Providence, Toxics Action Center and the Conservation Law Foundation will co-sponsor a free screening of ‘the Devil We Know’ at The Rochambeau Library in Providence. They have united to gather audiences for this screening, share information, foster connections, spark dialogue, and inspire...
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Warwick Center for the Arts
Join Warwick Center for the Arts Opening Reception for our 2019 Artist Member Show “Current Works” on Thursday, January 24 from 6-7:30 pm. The show highlights our artist members and their unique individual styles. A variety of themes and subject matter will be on display in such mediums as drawing, digital art, jewelry making, painting, photography, sculpture, textiles, and traditional...
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
Children often respond to music and sounds before they can do many things. You and your child will participate in singing songs and dancing together. In Mommy and Me, rhythm, melody and harmony will be explored. This class presents the opportunity for parents to bond with their children while they develop movement skills in an entertaining and safe environment. Participants...
Jan 25 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Company
Every Freedom Friday (the last Friday of the month), we will be donating a portion of the night’s proceeds to a Veteran or law enforcement focused nonprofit and/or organization. Join us in the tasting room for live music and delicious drinks as we raise money for the Police Unity Tour – a 300 mile bicycle ride from New Jersey to Washington...
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Wide World Of Indoor South
Bayside FC Junior Academy is a great opportunity for young players grow their love of the game while building a solid foundation of technical skills and tactical understanding in a positive and encouraging environment! We have two sessions open for registration!
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Warwick Center for the Arts
Bring Your Own Improv’s Family Friendly Comedy Show (BYOI’s Family Friendly Comedy Show) Fridays at 7 p.m. – January 4 to November 29 (No July 5) Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is now in its twelfth season! This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation. You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud for a scene you like, yell...
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm Providence College - Angell Blackfriars Theatre, Smith Center for the Arts
Lord of the Flies By William Golding, adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams. Directed by Patrick Mark Saunders and John Garrity A group of boys and girls are stranded on a remote island. As their newly created microcosm starts to decay they are forced to face their own primal fears. January 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. January 27...
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
Rest assured, if you love the Eagles, you’ll love Another Tequila Sunrise! Eagles fans will be blown away by the authentic sound they present live in concert. From “Desperado,” “Wasted Time,” and “Best of My Love,” to “Lyin’ Eyes,” “Take it Easy,” and “Hotel California,” this band plays the Eagles hits you love.
Jan 25 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Warwick Center for the Arts
Bring Your Own Improv’s Late Night Comedy Show (BYOI’s Late Night Comedy Show) Fridays at 9 p.m. – January 4 to November 29 (No July 5) Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is now in its twelfth season! This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation. You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud for a scene you like, yell...