Performance

Meridian Project Album Release Party

(12.6) At the Southside Cultural Center: Meridian Project is pleased to announce a special performance celebrating the release of “Dark Matter,” a new multimedia album exploring cutting edge research in dark matter detection. Dr. Jeremy Chapman, a recent graduate of Brown University’s Particle Astrophysics Group, will discuss the latest developments in dark matter research in […]

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‘Art Hack Day’ Closing Exhibition And Party

(11.15) This might be like a happening . . . or an interactive new media performance, or . . . we don’t know what this is. Starting Thursday forty artists and hackers have inhabited RISD Exposé Gallery + Eship to explore the idea of MASTER SLAVE and produce new, collaborative projects. Visitors were invited to

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Providence Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Pecha Kucha

(3.26) In early 2009, newly transplanted Rhode Islander Stephanie Gerson (update: now Stephanie Lepp) looked around and more or less said, “Huh, look at all the cool stuff here. Why the heck doesn’t Providence have Pecha Kucha nights?” So the hula-hooping vixen kicked off a Providence version of the free-admission global phenomenon, whose name (pronounced

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Amazing Summer Performance Classes at 95 Empire’s School@95!

Summer is happening and it is sweaty and awesome upstairs at 95 Empire with School@95. Drop-in dance and fitness classes will keep rolling through the summer so you can salute the sun, punch the sky, jete, isolate your hips… the possibilities are endless, really. Contact Improv starts this month, with an hour class followed by

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Awesome Collective Presents Transfiguration X 5

The Awesome Collective presents its inaugural performance event — TRANSFIGURATION X 5 — at 4pm Sunday, December 12, at Firehouse 13. Born in Spring 2010, the Awesome Collective explores new methods and vocabularies for cross-genre performance and cross-institutional collaboration. In this initial experiment—an artistic game of “telephone”—artists of numerous disciplines divided into collaborative teams. The

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Special Happy — Hilarious Holiday Show

(Note by PDD management.  We’ve seen this play, and it’s way more fun than the headline and synopsis make it sound.  Go.) (P.S. Wilbury Group, please keep posting stuff, but make it a little less Wilbury-y.) Play Synopsis — Special Happy, a new performance piece created by Providence-based theater artist Rebecca Noon with collaborators Jed

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Providence Artist Offers “Special Happy” — Affordable Alternative For The Holiday

This December The Wilbury Group is proud to present Providence-based theatre artist Rebecca Noon’s Special Happy in a new performance space at Conley’s Wharf. It’s a birthday! It’s Christmas! It’s a party complete with all the trimmings! This holiday season, forgo the expensive “traditional” holiday plays and bring your friends and family to see the

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‘Out Of Hand’ Juggling Show

Don’t miss this night of juggling, acrobatics, circus arts, and comedy! Out of Hand, the quartet made up of Tony Duncan, Vernon Coffey, Keith Kaplin, and Melissa Knowles — hailing from the circus capital of New England, Brattleboro, Vermont — will give a one hour show followed by a one hour instructive workshop. Witness professional circus arts and learn

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Glengarry Glen Ross Opening At The Gamm Theatre

Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet directed by Fred Sullivan, Jr. Gamm Resident Director Fred Sullivan, Jr., recently compared Mamet’s award-winning play to the popular 1992 screenplay, Mamet calls Glengarry “a gang comedy about vicious ambition.” Ten years after he wrote the play, Mamet expanded it into a screenplay and added a brutally hilarious speech for

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Jerkus Circus Comes To Providence

Find true love at JERKUS CIRCUS this Saturday, March 20 at the AS220! Comedy, Burlesque, and Freaks! Voted best Neo Vaudeville by the Boston Phoenix in ’09. Produced, Created, and Hosted by the World Famous Steamy Bohemians.

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Live Bait: True Stories from Real People

LIVE BAIT: TRUE STORIES FROM REAL PEOPLE It’s all relative – a person connected to another by blood or marriage, an animal or plant related to another by common descent, a subordinate clause qualifying an expressed or implied antecedent. Relative is not absolute or independent; it is comparative, contingent, conditional. There’s relativity and relativism and,

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Swimming/Drowning/Dancing

Part of the excitement of swimming in the ocean is the terror of the unknown underneath the surface of our churning, murky Atlantic. When my sisters and I were kids paddling in the waves, we would always end up singing a cheery, musical ditty we made up that goes “Swimming in the ocean, drowning in

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Last chance to see The Thing That Ate My Brain…Almost

Perishable Theatre 95 Empire Street, Providence RI 02903 Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 8 pm, Sunday at 3 pm. Resident Artist at Perishable Theatre Amy Lynn Budd uses theatre, burlesque dance, puppetry, digital media, and references the genre of 1960’s sci-fi movies to navigate her experience of sudden serious illness. $20/$15 students, seniors, military/$10 for

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Yet another Perishable post: open auditions

Perishable, RI’s Research & Development Theatre, will be holding an open audition for the 2008-2009 season on Saturday, August 9th from 1-6pm at Perishable Theatre, 95 Empire Street, Downtown Providence. Auditions are being held by appointment only. To make an appointment, call the Perishable Theatre audition hotline at (401) 331-2695 ext. 304. Actors of all

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Hip-Hop Dance Theatre ONE NIGHT ONLY!!

Perishable Theatre and Everett Dance Theatre present Scratch & Burn on Friday February 22 at 8pm For one night only…. Perishable Theatre and Everett Dance Theatre will be burning up the stage with “SCRATCH & BURN” By Teo Castellanos/D-Projects ( Miami, FL) Friday February 22, 2008 at 8 p.m. The Auditorium in Roberts Hall Nazarian

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