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Cumberland singer Tina Valenti leads ’80s tribute band Aquanett into Twin River’s Lighthouse Bar Friday night
CUMBERLAND – By day, Tina Valenti lives in near anonymity in Cumberland as a housewife, a mother of two teenage boys, and a part-time bookkeeper. But on the weekends, Valenti leads a double life... more

Community Players presents ‘Social Security’

‘In this crazy world, we all could use a good laugh’
Janette Gregorian has done a little growing up in a theater sense. Twenty-four years ago, she appeared in a play called “Social Security” at Pawtucket’s City Nights Theater. “I played Trudy, the ‘non... more

John Davidson performs at Harmony Lodge

‘It’s been a great 50 years in show business’
John Davidson answered the phone quickly. “You know what? I hope you’re having a fantastic day.” I answered, “You know what? I hope this isn’t a phone message.” And guess what? It was. No worries. We... more

Spacious but homey colonial for sale in North Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – This luxurious colonial sits on 16 private acres perfectly situated near highways, schools and shopping, as well as the state of Massachusetts. The house was custom developed by a... more

Blackstone River Theatre presents Torrin Ryan and Emerald Rae on Saturday

CUMBERLAND – Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., will present a split concert featuring Torrin Ryan and Emerald Rae on Saturday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m. Admission is $16. For reservations or... more

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra presents classical concert Saturday

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Anu Tali to The VETS stage for Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor,” Torke’s “Bright Blue Music,” Ravel’s orchestration... more

Esmond Mill Blankets exhibit at Smith-Appleby Museum

SMITHFIELD – The Smith-Appeby Museum, 220 Stillwater Road, will host an exhibit of The Esmond Mill Blankets on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a free museum event. On display is the... more

Teachers get free admission Sunday to Mystic Aquarium

MYSTIC, Conn. – Mystic Aquarium is hosting its 5th annual Educator Appreciation Day on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Educators and one guest will receive free admission to the aquarium for... more

Blackstone River Theare offering adult beginner tap and Irish sean-nós dance classes

CUMBERLAND – As part of its Heritage Arts Studio initiative, Blackstone River Theatre will offer a four-week session in beginner tap dance for adults and a six-week session of beginner Irish sean-nós... more

German American Cultural Society to hold Oktoberfest Sept. 29-30

PAWTUCKET – On Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30, the German American Cultural Society will hold its annual Oktoberfest at the club, 78 Carter Ave. On Saturday, the Oktoberfest will start at... more

The Stadium Theatre offers its sixth annual Beer Fest

WOONSOCKET – The annual Stadium Theatre Beer Fest will be held Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is $30, includes unlimited beer, wine, food and Stadium Theatre glass. This is a 21-and-... more