Things To Do in November

Discover the best things to do in Rhode Island this month, including family-friendly activities, festivals, performances, food events and shows. Here are our top picks:

Nov
15
Fri
Blackfriars Dance Concert @ Angell Blackfriars Theatre
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Blackfriars Dance Concert @ Angell Blackfriars Theatre | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Directed by: Dr. Wendy Oliver
Presented by the Department of Theatre, Dance and Film, the Providence College Dance Company will perform its annual Blackfriars Dance Concert on Friday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 16 at 2 p.m. in the Angell Blackfriars Theatre. The production will present original dance works created by both guest choreographers and PC dance faculty, all under the direction of Dr. Wendy Oliver.

Choreographers for fall 2019 include Jean Appolon, Orlando Hernández, Gisela Creus, Danielle Davidson, Cayley Christoforou and Dr. Wendy Oliver. Hernández, a Rhode Island-based tap dancer, choreographer and teacher, will present a contemporary tap piece for eight dancers. Davidson, assistant professor of dance at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee, will present a modern dance to the music of Ben Cuba, as well as The Chromatics. Creus, who has taught beginners to professionals in various genres across Barcelona, London and the U.S., now visits PC to premiere a piece of work “A Breath,” to “Mauer Blues” by Federico Albanese. Wendy Oliver, professor of dance at PC and director of the PC Dance Company, will present “Debate,” a dance building on the tension and humor of political debates, with an original soundtrack by Gabe Luxton (Assistant Technical Director), as well as music by Christopher Huggins.

Tickets may be purchased online at theatre.providence.edu, or in person at the Box Office at the Smith Center for the Arts, located in the main lobby of the building. Open M-F from 1-4pm, as well as 1 hour prior to performances. Tickets may also be purchased over the telephone with a credit card by calling 401-865-2218.

What: Blackfriars Dance Concert
Where: Angell Blackfriars Theatre
Smith Center for the Arts, Providence College
When: November 15 at 7:30 p.m.
November 16 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $5 all students, $9 seniors (sixty-five and older), PC employees; $13 adults
Ticket Sales: theatre.providence.edu | 401-865-2218
Box Office, Smith Center for the Arts

Nov
16
Sat
Blackfriars Dance Concert @ Angell Blackfriars Theatre
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Blackfriars Dance Concert @ Angell Blackfriars Theatre | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Directed by: Dr. Wendy Oliver
Presented by the Department of Theatre, Dance and Film, the Providence College Dance Company will perform its annual Blackfriars Dance Concert on Friday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 16 at 2 p.m. in the Angell Blackfriars Theatre. The production will present original dance works created by both guest choreographers and PC dance faculty, all under the direction of Dr. Wendy Oliver.

Choreographers for fall 2019 include Jean Appolon, Orlando Hernández, Gisela Creus, Danielle Davidson, Cayley Christoforou and Dr. Wendy Oliver. Hernández, a Rhode Island-based tap dancer, choreographer and teacher, will present a contemporary tap piece for eight dancers. Davidson, assistant professor of dance at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee, will present a modern dance to the music of Ben Cuba, as well as The Chromatics. Creus, who has taught beginners to professionals in various genres across Barcelona, London and the U.S., now visits PC to premiere a piece of work “A Breath,” to “Mauer Blues” by Federico Albanese. Wendy Oliver, professor of dance at PC and director of the PC Dance Company, will present “Debate,” a dance building on the tension and humor of political debates, with an original soundtrack by Gabe Luxton (Assistant Technical Director), as well as music by Christopher Huggins.

Tickets may be purchased online at theatre.providence.edu, or in person at the Box Office at the Smith Center for the Arts, located in the main lobby of the building. Open M-F from 1-4pm, as well as 1 hour prior to performances. Tickets may also be purchased over the telephone with a credit card by calling 401-865-2218.

What: Blackfriars Dance Concert
Where: Angell Blackfriars Theatre
Smith Center for the Arts, Providence College
When: November 15 at 7:30 p.m.
November 16 at 2 p.m.
Tickets: $5 all students, $9 seniors (sixty-five and older), PC employees; $13 adults
Ticket Sales: theatre.providence.edu | 401-865-2218
Box Office, Smith Center for the Arts

Apr
24
Fri
Diavolo @ Providence Performing Arts Center
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm

Seen by over ninety-five million people as a top ten finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Diavolo shatters boundaries and soars beyond the grasp of gravity. Led by the inventive genius of Artistic Director Jacques Heim and his fearless, athletic daredevils, the Los Angeles-based company continues to push a new edge of performance. With a unique style that encompasses dance, acrobatics, and gymnastics, Diavolo uses meticulously designed structures to explore the relationship between the human body and its surrounding architectural environment.

Co-presented by FirstWorks and Providence Performing Arts Center