The Arts This Weekend

I know you want to curl up under the blanket on your couch this weekend!! You most certainly can. If you feel like bundling up and heading out, here are a few events happening in parts of Rhode Island that you may be interested in.


Chorus of Westerly

Works include-
I WAS GLAD – Parry

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 6 pm
Sunday, November 12, 2017, 2 pm
Located at 119 High Street, Westerly

Community Music Works

Bach Around Town
“Our annual celebration of J. S. Bach includes Bach Around Town, which features MusicWorks Collective musicians and CMW students in free pop-up concerts around Providence.”

Ashley Frith, viola
Friday, Nov 10 at 12:00 Noon
Amos House
460 Pine St, Providence, RI 02907

RISD Museum

Critical Encounters: Lines of Thought

Drawing can capture a fleeting thought or externalize the germ of an idea. It can synthesize an elaborate plan or brainstorm multiple solutions to a problem. Explore and experience a variety of approaches to drawing processes, historic and contemporary, global and experimental with artists, scholars, scientists, and students across disciplines.

November 10, 2017, 10:30 am – 4 pm in the Chace Center Galleries

Free, registration requested.
Located at 20 N Main St, Providence

Pump House Music Works

Fri. NOV 10, 7:30 PM – Mark Erelli w/ guest Ray Gennari, $15 GET TICKETS
Sat. NOV 11, 7:30pm – Krista Baroni, $15 at the door
Sun, NOV 12, 4:00pm – Sonic Surfers, $10 at the door

Located at 1464 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield

Festival Ballet Providence

Up Close on Hope
On the cusp of his twentieth year as the visionary leader of Festival Ballet Providence, Mihailo Djuric’s beloved Magnificat returns to the stage. Set to J. S. Bach’s vibrant and joyful cantata, the ensemble work is made up of contrasting movements with a contemporary style inspired by Balkan folk elements.

The mixed repertory program features world premiere works by Mary Ellen Beaudreau and others.

Friday November 10, 2017 – 8:00pm
Saturday November 11, 2017 – 7:30pm
Sunday November 12, 2017 – 6:00pm


Located at FBP Black Box Theatre – 825 Hope St., Providence


Defiance! is a multi-media solo Staged Reading depicting the life of Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, African American Narragansett-Pequot, 1st graduate of color from Rhode Island School of Design, 1918. Prophet welcomes you to her salon where she recounts from her notes, her struggles, success, excerpts of letters, diary, philosophy, passion, determination, and of her dear friend W.E.B. Du Bois, all amidst projected images of her sculpture. Defiance! is written and brilliantly portrayed by Sylvia Ann Soares. An original member of Trinity Repertory, Sylvia Ann has performed in NY, LA, film, TV, in regional theatres and on national tours.

Thu Nov 9 7:00 PM
Fri Nov 10 7:00 PM
Sat Nov 11 7:00 PM
Sun Nov 12 2:00 PM

$15 / Seniors $10 / Students free w/ID
Located at AS220 Black Box 95 Empire St., Providence

Photo by Peter Lewicki

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