Summer Beats At RWP

(7.11) The FirstWorks Summer Beats concert series features Dobet Gnahoré this Thursday at the Roger Williams Park bandstand. The event is free and open to the public. Hailing from Côte d’Ivoire, Dobet is a virtuosic singer, dancer, percussionist, and songwriter who has taken the modern Afropop sounds of her country in exciting new directions. . […]

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Nutcracker At Vets

(12.24) Tickets still available for ‘The Nutcracker’ presented by Ballet RI (formerly Festival Ballet) this week at the Vets, now through Christmas Eve day. All ages permitted. ‘The Nutcracker’ is a two-act classical ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, set on Christmas Eve at the foot of a Christmas tree in a child’s imagination. The plot

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Oktoberfest At GACS

(9.25) Unpack your umlauts, it’s time for singing and dancing and beer outside in a biergarten or indoors in a bierhalle. Tickets are still available for this weekend’s Oktoberfest at the German American Cultural Society of RI just over the line in Pawtucket. Go here for the lineup of beers that will be on tap,

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‘Nutcracker’ At The Vets

(12.26) The Festival Ballet Providence will present a revamped version of its annual holiday classic, The Nutcracker, featuring new sets, new costumes, and new choreography by artistic curator Yury Yanowsky. And for the first time, the ballet will be performed at The Vets, offering twice as many performances as in years past. New additions include

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Festival Of South African Dance At RIC

(10.20) Featuring the Gumboots and Pantsula Dance Companies. South Africa is home to a rich mix of cultural traditions that reflect the diversity, complex history, and inventive creativity of its nearly 56 million citizens. Two of its national dance forms come together Friday night at Rhode Island College. Direct from South Africa, this ensemble of

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Brown Family Weekend Dance Concert

During Brown University’s upcoming Family Weekend, the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will present an eclectic mix of new and established choreography in the annual Family Weekend Dance Concert. This year’s concert features choreography by Stephanie Turner; Brown dancers in a new work by Gwi Young Bae; and Dance Extension, Brown’s resident student

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