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RI Philharmonic at VMA

December 3, 2013

ONGOING

“The Gift of the Magi”
at CTC:
Opens Nov. 29. The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main St., Wakefield. For info call 218-0282 or visit www.thecontemporarytheater.com.

“A Christmas Carol”
at Granite:
Opens Nov. 29 at the Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St., Westerly. For more information or tickets, please call 596-2341 or visit www.granitetheatre.com.

Annual Tree Lighting
Ceremony at
Newport Skating Center:
Dec. 6 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Celebrate with hot chocolate, cookies, carolers, Santa and the elves and of course enjoy your first ice skate of the year! Located on America’s Cup Avenue in downtown Newport. For more information call 846-3018 or visit skatenewport.com.

“Bell, Book and Candle”
at Barker:
Opens Dec. 6 at the Barker Playhouse, 400 Benefit St., Providence. For more information and tickets call 273-0590 or visit http://playersri.org.

RI Philharmonic
at Vets Memorial:
Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra presents :”Handel’s Messiah” at the Veterans Memorial Theater, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. For info and tickets, please call 421-ARTS (2787) or visit www.vmari.com.

“Phantom of the Opera”
at PPAC:
Through Dec. 7 This amazing show is at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. for more information, call 421-ARTS or visit www.ppacri.org.

Spyro Gyra at Park:
Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. Spyro Gyra, a jazz fusion group, will be at the historic Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. For more information or tickets, call 467-7275 or visit www.parktheatreri.com.

American A Capella
Holiday Show:
Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. showcasing the Coastline Show Chorus, Narragansett Bay Chorus, Coastline Show Chorus Quartets, Mixed A Capella Quartet, and International Senior Medalists at the Ocean State Theatre, 1245 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick. For more information, call 437-6043 or visit www.oceanstatetheatre.org.

Open Studios Weekend
at the Mill at Shady Lea:
Dec 7 and 8 from noon to 5 p.m. The 16th Annual Open Studios Weekend, when the public gets the chance to tour the mill and the artist’s studios, see their work and talk to the artists. The Mill at Shady Lea, 215 Shady Lea Road, North Kingstown. Rain dates are the following weekend, Dec. 14 and 15. This event is free and open to the public, but please bring a donation for the North Kingstown Food Pantry for your admission. For more info please visit themillatshadylea.com.

“Golda’s Balcony” at 2nd Story:
Through Dec. 8 at 2nd Story Theatre, 28 Market St., Warren. For tickets or more info, call 247-4200 or visit 2ndstorytheatre.com.

Eli Young Band
at the Ryan Center:
Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. Texas country band with two consecutive No. 1 hits on Country Radio at the Ryan Center on URI campus. For more information, visit www.theryancenter.com

“Saint Joan”
at 2nd Story:
Through Dec. 8 at 2nd Story Theatre, 28 Market St., Warren. For tickets or more info, call 247-4200 or visit 2ndstorytheatre.com.

“Good People”
at the Gamm:
Through Dec. 8. Refreshingly unsentimental and seriously funny, you don’t want to miss this show, at the Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket. For more info or tickets, call 723-4266 or visit www.gammtheatre.org.

The Temptations
at the Park Theatre:
Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The Temptations with their smash hits will be at the historic Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. For more information or tickets, call 467-7275 or visit www.parktheatreri.com.

The 2013 Holiday
POPS Tour at PPAC:
Dec. 13 at 8 p.m., the Holiday POPS Tour comes to the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. for more information, call 421-ARTS or visit www.ppacri.org.

The Deadly Gentlemen
at Lily Pads:
Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The Deadly Gentlemen with Cold Chocolate at the Lily Pads Professional Center, 27 North Road, Peace Dale. For more info and how to purchase tickets, visit musicatlilypads.org, or send an email to lilypadsmusic@gmail.com.

Donny & Marie
“Christmas in Providence” at the Dunk:
Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Donny and Marie Osmond at the Dunkin Donuts Center, One LaSalle Square, Providence. For more information visit www.dunkindonutscenter.com.

Mary Mary
at the Park Theatre:
Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. This groundbreaking duo will be at the historic Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. For more information or tickets, call 467-7275 or visit www.parktheatreri.com.

“The Nutcracker”
at SKHS auditorium:
Dec. 14 and 15 at 2 p.m., at the South Kingstown High School’s auditorium, 215 Columbia St., Wakefield. The Contemporary Theater Company and GEAR Productions collaborate for this classic tale with both dialogue and dance. Tickets are $10 for adults, and children 12 years old and under are $5. Tickets are available at thecontemporarytheater.com/boxoffice or by calling the Box Office at 218-0282.

Mythbusters at PPAC:
Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. The Mythbusters “Behind the Myths” Tour is coming to the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. for more information, call 421-ARTS or visit www.ppacri.org.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Lost Christmas Eve
at the Dunk:
Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. the Trans-Siberian Orchestra will perform their acclaimed rock opera one last time at the Dunkin Donuts Center, One LaSalle Square, Providence. For more information visit www.dunkindonutscenter.com.

“A Christmas Carol”
at Park Theatre:
Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. A timeless classic performed with lush period costuming and a festive musical score at Park Theatre, 848 Park Avenue, Cranston. For more information, call 467-7275 or visit www.parktheatreri.com.

“The Nutcracker”
at PPAC:
Dec. 20-22. The holiday classic comes to the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. for more information, call 421-ARTS or visit www.ppacri.org.

“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”
at Trinity:
Through Dec. 22, the New England premiere of this show, at Trinity Repertory, 201 Washington St., Providence. For more information, call 351-4242 or visit www.trinityrep.com.

Disney On Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic
at the Dunk:
Dec. 26 at 1p.m. and 5 p.m. more than 60 of Disney’s unforgettable characters from 18 beloved stories come to life at the Dunkin Donuts Center, One LaSalle Square, Providence. For more information and ticket info visit www.dunkindonutscenter.com.

“Wicked” at PPAC:
Opens Dec. 26. The untold story of the Witches of Oz is coming to the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. for more information, call 421-ARTS or visit www.ppacri.org.

“A Christmas Carol”
at Trinity:
Through Dec. 28 at Trinity Repertory, 201 Washington St., Providence. For more information, call 351-4242 or visit www.trinityrep.com.

“Angel on my Shoulder”
at Newport Playhouse:
Through Dec. 31. Laughs and surprises fill this show at the Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant, 102 Connell Highway, Newport. For more information, call 848-PLAY or visit www.newportplayhouse.com.

“The Big Meal”
at the Gamm:
Opens Jan. 9 at the Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket. For more info or tickets, call 723-4266 or visit www.gammtheatre.org.

“The Lyons”
at 2nd Story:
Opens Jan. 10, 2014, at 2nd Story Theatre, 28 Market St., Warren. For tickets or more info, call 247-4200 or visit 2ndstorytheatre.com.

“The 9th Annual 24-Hour Play Festival” by CTC:
Jan. 11, 2014 at 8 p.m. at South Kingstown High School. Contemporary Theater Company’s signature annual event features 24 actors, 6 writers and 6 directors, working midnight to midnight to conceive, rehearse and perform 6 original 15-minute plays. Don’t miss this incredible show! For more information visit www.thecontemporarytheater.com.

RI Philharmonic
at Vets Memorial:
Jan 18 at 8 p.m. The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra presents :”Beethoven’s Second” at the Veterans Memorial Theater, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. For info and tickets, please call 421-ARTS (2787) or visit www.vmari.com.

Amy Schumer
at Vets Memorial:
Jan. 25 at 8 p.m. Don’t miss the hilarious edgy comedy of Amy Schumer at the Veterans Memorial Theater, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. For info and tickets, please call 421-ARTS (2787) or visit www.vmari.com.

“Rock of Ages” at PPAC:
Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. This hilarious musical comes back for one night only to the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. for more information, call 421-ARTS or visit www.ppacri.org.

THURSDAY, NOV. 28

Open Mic
at the Knick:
8 p.m. Thursdays open mic night, with host bands, at the Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. No cover. For more information and ticket info call 315-5070 or visit www.theknickerbockercafe.com.

Dance Party
at Perry’s:
9:30 p.m. Perry’s Bar and Grille, 140 Point Judith Road, Narragansett. For more information, call 284-1546 or visit www.perrysbarandgrille.com.

Live Music
at Pier 49:
6 to 10 p.m. Pier 49, Newport Harbor Hotel’s restaurant, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. For more information, call 847-9000 or visit www.thenewporthotel.com.

The 6th Annual
Kingston 12 Thanksgiving Reggae Bash at Fete:
8 p.m. in the Fete Lounge, 103 Dike St., Providence. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 383-1112 or visit www.fetemusic.com.

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

James Montgomery Band at Chan’s:
8 p.m. Tribute to the soul and jazz sounds of the 1960s. $18 tickets can be purchased online at www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com.

Micetro Improv!
at CTC:
Fridays at 9:30 p.m. Come be a part of the fun at The Contemporary Theater, 327 Main St., Wakefield. For more information, call 218-0282 or visit www.thecontemporarytheater.com.

The Silks at Fete:
9 p.m. featuring Toy Soldiers in the Fete Lounge, 103 Dike St., Providence. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 383-1112 or visit www.fetemusic.com.

Dinner Hour
at O Mist:
5 p.m. every Friday. Different musical artist every week at the Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Road. For more information, call 782-3740 or visit www.oceanmist.net.

Gold Mine at Fete:
11 p.m. every Friday in the Fete Lounge, 103 Dike St., Providence. No cover. For more information, call 383-1112 or visit www.fetemusic.com.

Star Gazing
at Observatory:
6 p.m. every Friday is Public Observation Night at Frosty Drew Observatory. Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge, Charlestown. Weather permitting. For more information, visit www.frostydrew.org.

Live Music at Pier 49:
Noon to 4 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. Pier 49, Newport Harbor Hotel’s restaurant, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. For more information, call 847-9000 or visit www.thenewporthotel.com.

Felix Brown
at Newport Blues:
9:30 p.m. Live music at Newport Blues Cafe, 286 Thames St., Newport. $10 cover and 21+. For more information, call 841-5510 or visit www.newportblues.com.

Evan Goodrow Band
at Ganny:
9:30 p.m. live music at Narragansett Cafe, 25 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. For more information, call 423-2150 or visit www.narragansettcafe.com.

Shiny Lapel Trio
at the Knick:
8 p.m. Live blues at Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. $10 at the door. For more information, call 315-5070 or visit theknickerbockercafe.com.

Retail Relaxation Day
at Java Madness:
All day, take the stress out of Black Friday with music, local vendors and special treats! at Java Madness, 134 Salt Pond Road, Wakefield. For more information, call 788-0088 or visit javamadness.com.

Max Creek
at The Met:
8 p.m. at The Met, 1005 Main Street, Pawtucket. $15 at the door. For more information, call 729-1005 or visit www.themetri.com.

SATURDAY, NOV. 30

Debbie Davies
at Chan’s:
8 p.m. Tribute to the soul and jazz sounds of the 1960s. For more info and $18 tickets can be purchased online at www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com.

The Silks Day 2
at Fete:
9 p.m. featuring Detroit Rebellion and Smith & Weedon in the Fete Lounge, 103 Dike St., Providence. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 383-1112 or visit www.fetemusic.com.

Born Casual at Fete:
11 p.m. every Saturday (Casual), playing the best hip-hop and R&B at Fete Lounge. 103 Dike St., Providence. No cover. For more information, call 383-1112.

Wakefield Jazz Sessions at CTC:
2 p.m. Jam session with a killer house band. Contemporary Theater, 327 Main St., Wakefield. For more information, call 218-0282.

Open Mic at Hotel:
8:30 p.m. Every Saturday, Monday and Tuesday enjoy open mic night at Greenwich Hotel, 162 Main St., East Greenwich. Bring your instruments, no cover and 21+. For more information, call 884-4200 or visit www.facebook.com/greenwichhotel.

Ocean Mistics at O Mist:
3:30 p.m. every Saturday, The Ocean Mistics play with musical guests, then at night enjoy a live show. Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Road. For more information, call 782-3740 or visit www.oceanmist.net.

Live Music at Pier 49:
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. Pier 49, Newport Harbor Hotel’s restaurant, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. For more information, call 847-9000 or visit www.thenewporthotel.com.

All-Ages Open Mic
at Java Madness:
2 p.m. at Java Madness, 134 Salt Pond Road, Wakefield. Hosted by Al Keith. Acoustic covers or originals welcome. For more information, call 788-0088 or visit www.javamadness.com.

The First Annual Pop Memorial Rock Show
at Fete:
8 p.m. A tribute to Pop, featuring The Bastards, Neutral Nation, Holy Cow and Bad in the Fete Lounge, 103 Dike St., Providence. For more information, call 383-1112 or visit www.fetemusic.com.

Sugar at Newport Blues:
9:30 p.m. Live music at Newport Blues Cafe, 286 Thames St., Newport. $10 cover and 21+. For more information, call 841-5510 or visit www.newportblues.com.

New York Minute Band
at Ganny:
9:30 p.m. live music at Narragansett Cafe, 25 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. For more information, call 423-2150 or visit www.narragansettcafe.com.

Hope Road
at the Knick:
8 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 315-5070 or visit theknickerbockercafe.com.

Russ Partridge
at Java Madness:
11 a.m. Live music Sundays at Java Madness, 134 Salt Pond Road, Wakefield. For more information, call 788-0088 or visit javamadness.com.

The Schemers
at The Met:
7:30 p.m. featuring Peter Parcek at The Met, 1005 Main Street, Pawtucket. $10 at the door. For more information, call 729-1005 or visit www.themetri.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 1

Karaoke at Perry’s:
9:30 p.m. Perry’s Bar and Grille, 140 Point Judith Road, Narragansett. For more information, call 284-1546 or visit www.perrysbarandgrille.com.

RI Legends Blues Jam
at The Met:
4 p.m. at The Met, 1005 Main Street, Pawtucket. For more information, call 729-1005 or visit www.themetri.com.

Live Music at Pier 49:
1 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. Pier 49, Newport Harbor Hotel’s restaurant, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. For more information, call 847-9000.

“The Bold and The Brutal” Tour at Fete:
8 p.m. featuring Black Heart Heros, Failsafe, Epsilon and Your Best Mistake in the Fete Lounge, 103 Dike St., Providence. For more information, call 383-1112 or visit www.fetemusic.com.

Neo Nouveau at Fete:
8 p.m. in the Fete Lounge, 103 Dike St., Providence. For more information, call 383-1112 or visit www.fetemusic.com.

Professor Harp
at Ganny:
4 p.m. Live music at Narragansett Cafe, 25 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. For more information, call 423-2150 or visit www.narragansettcafe.com.

Andrew Spatz
at Java Madness:
11 a.m. Live music Sundays at Java Madness, 134 Salt Pond Road, Wakefield. For more information, call 788-0088 or visit javamadness.com.

MONDAY, DEC. 2

The Wakefield
Concert Band
Holiday Concert:
Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. in the South Kingstown High School Auditorium, Columbia Street, Wakefield. Donations of toiletries for the Johnnycake Center welcomed. For info, www.wakefieldconcertband.com.

House Combo Band
at Nick’s:
9 p.m. every Monday come hang out for the live show at Nick-A-Nee’s, 75 South St., Providence. No cover. For more information, call 861-7290.

Free Trivia
at Wood River:
7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, with prizes at the Wood River Inn. 1139 Main St., Richmond. For more information, call 539-9800.

TUESDAY, DEC. 3

Ticket Madness
at O Mist:
10 p.m. every Tuesday at Ocean Mist. 895 Matunuck Beach Road, South Kingstown. For more information, call 782-3740 or visit www.oceanmist.net.

Turnt Up Tuesdays
at Fete:
10 p.m. Free every Tuesday, DJ Ness will be spinning the hottest hip-hop, R&B, reggae and more. This event is 21+ and has free parking. Fete Lounge, 103 Dike St., Providence. For more information, call 383-1112 or visit www.fetemusic.com.

Strictly Jazz Jam
at Roots:
8 to 11 p.m. every Tuesday at Roots Cultural Center, 276 Westminster St., Providence. For more information, call 272-7422 or visit rootsprovidence.com.

Live Music
at Pier 49:
5 to 9 p.m. Pier 49, Newport Harbor Hotel’s restaurant, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. For more information, call 847-9000 or visit www.thenewporthotel.com.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4

Straight No Chaser
at Vets Memorial:
Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. this male a cappella group is anything but ordinary, don’t miss this unforgettable live act at the Veterans Memorial Theater, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. For info and tickets, please call 421-ARTS (2787) or visit www.vmari.com.

Dance Lessons
at The Towers:
Wednesdays, Ballroom with Sara Barker, 6 & 7 p.m., Tango with Sue Davis at 8 p.m. Practice from 9 to 10:30 p.m. is $5, Ballroom OR Tango is $15, and the full evening is $22. 35 Ocean Road, Narragansett. For more information, call 782-2597 or visit www.thetowersri.com.

Apathy
at The Met Cafe:
8 p.m. at The Met, 1005 Main Street, Pawtucket. $12 in advance, $14 at the door. For more information, call 729-1005 or visit www.themetri.com.

Live Music
at Pier 49:
5 to 9 p.m. Pier 49, Newport Harbor Hotel’s restaurant, 49 America’s Cup Ave., Newport. For more information, call 847-9000 or visit www.thenewporthotel.com.

Wing Night
at O Mist:
Can you beat Wacky Jack’s wing record from October of 1994? Become a legend at The Ocean Mist, 895 Matunuck Beach Road, South Kingstown. For more information, call 782-3740 or visit www.oceanmist.net.

Blues Jam
at Perry’s:
7 p.m. Perry’s Bar and Grille, 140 Point Judith Road, Narragansett. For more information, call 284-1546 or visit www.perrysbarandgrille.com.

Let’s Dance! with
The Cartells
at the Knick:
8 p.m. (lessons at 7:30) Live music, free dance lessons at the Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. Cover $10. For more information, call 315-5070 or visit theknickerbockercafe.com.

BlueGrass tHrOEDOWN
at Nick’s:
8:30 p.m. every Wednesday come hang out for the live show at Nick-A-Nee’s, 75 South St., Providence. No cover. For more information, call 861-7290.

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