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HopArts Studio Trail

OCT . 15 – 16 : The annual HopArts Studio Trail features twenty local and visiting artists working in various media including paint , pottery , sculpture , jewelry , textiles , wood , metal and mixed media . Drive through beautiful Hopkinton , Richmond and nearby areas to visit the artists in their studios and explore what inspires their creativity . A brochure with a map of the trail and bios of participating artists and images of their work can be found at www . hoparts . org and at every trail site , marked with blue and gold banners . This event is free and presents an opportunity to purchase an original piece of art from the artist . 10 a . m .– 4 p . m . Various locations throughout Hopkinton and Richmond , hoparts . org
reception and performance on Feb . 2 at 5 p . m . URI College of Education and Professional Studies , 80 Washington St ., Providence , web . uri . edu / ceps / providence-campus / arts

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Open Audition Intermediate and advanced dancers sixteen and older are invited to take the opportunity to perform in Snow White and the Seven
Dwarfs at 2 p . m . For more information , contact pbt @ providenceballet . com . RISD Museum , 20 North Main St ., Providence , providenceballet . com

26 thru Feb . 19 The Oldest Profession by Paula Vogel , in collaboration with WomensWork Theatre Collaborative

As President Ronald Reagan enters the White House , five aging practitioners of the oldest profession are faced with a diminishing clientele , increased competition for their niche market and aching joints . With wit , compassion and humor , they struggle to find and learn new tricks as they fight to stay in the life . 59 Blackstone Ave . Pawtucket , burbagetheatre . org

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thru Mar . 17 Nomadic

16 Subjectivities Chinese diaspora artists come together in this group exhibition , curated by Danni Shen , to explore themes of nomadism and posthumanism . Mon .– Fri . noon – 8 p . m . Bannister Gallery , Rhode Island College , 600 Mt . Pleasant Ave ., Providence , ric . edu

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The Who ’ s Tommy The Who ’ s Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope , healing and the human spirit . Adolescent Tommy witnesses an accidental murder and is traumatized into catatonia . He develops an uncanny knack for playing pinball and when his mother finally breaks through his condition , he becomes an international pinball superstar .
The Who ’ s Tommy features an exhilarating rock score that is timeless , giving the show a cross-generational appeal that has made it a smash-hit . Fri . and Sat . 7:30 p . m ., Sun . 2 p . m . 28 Monument Sq ., Woonsocket , stadiumtheatre . com

23 thru 26 , Mar . 2 – 5 By the Way , Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage It ’ s the Golden Age of Hollywood , and aspiring starlet Vera Stark works as a maid to Gloria Mitchell , an aging star grasping at her fading career . When circumstances collide and both women land roles in the same Southern epic , the story behind the cameras leaves Vera with a surprising legacy of the impact that race had on her controversial career . Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage ’ s fast-paced sly satire takes you on a seventy-year journey through

Hours TUE , WED , SAT , SUN : 10 am – 5 pm ; THU & FRI : 12 – 7 pm
20 North Main Street , Providence
RISDMUSEUM . ORG
Admission is free on Sundays and Thursday & Friday evenings from 5 – 7 pm
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