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RICK FINKELSTEIN ARTISTRY
Theater Highlight

Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre and Conservatory

The Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre and Conservatory ’ s 2022 / 2023 season is packed with more than 150 events . Concerts in the Grand Hall cover all genres from chart-topping country stars like Lonestar and Josh Turner to the music of rock legends such as Led Zeppelin and Queen . Enjoy a night filled with side-splitting comedy from renowned comedians such as Colin Mochrie and Paula Poundstone . Tap along with the wild big band of Louis Prima Jr . and the international queen of swing , Gunhild Carling . Relive your favorite hits with authentic tribute experiences honoring icons such as Elvis , Michael Jackson and the Carpenters . Young ones can enjoy performances like Cinderella and A Charlie Brown Christmas . Maybe even take the stage yourself in a theatrical performance or in one of the Conservatory ’ s various educational programs . With such wide selection of events at affordable prices , there is something for everyone . See you at the Stadium ! 28 Monument Sq ., Woonsocket , stadiumtheatre . com
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The Tubes – Inside Outside Tour Led by singer Fee Waybill – known for his

3 classic characters including the glam-rocking , stack-heeled Quay Lewd , the dangerous Mr . Hate or the gnarly punk parody Johnny Bugger – The Tubes released five albums on A & M Records . 8 p . m . 59 Main St ., East Greenwich , greenwichodeum . com

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Sweat by Lynne Nottage Life is hard but reassuringly predictable for a tight-knit group of factory workers , until layoffs and picket lines pit them against each other in a fight for survival . From slow-burn opening to electrifying end , this Pulitzer Prize-winner confronts race and deindustrialization . 1245 Jefferson Blvd ., Warwick , gammtheatre . org
Le Vent du Nord The award-winning and highly acclaimed

4 Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Quebec ’ s progressive francophone folk movement and an iconic name in Quebec ’ s traditional music revival . The group ’ s repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions , enhancing hard-driving soulful music with a broad range of global influences . 8 p . m . 549 Broad St ., Cumberland , riverfolk . org

Tab Benoit Tab Benoit is a Grammy-nominated singer ,

6 guitarist and songwriter who has built an impeccable thirty-plus-year career on the foundation of his soulful and gritty Delta swamp blues , acquiring a devoted group of fans along the way , as well as five Blues Music Awards , an induction into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame and two BB King Entertainer of the Year awards . 7 p . m . 59 Main St ., East Greenwich , greenwichodeum . com

thru Dec . 4 Sense and Sensibility at the Burbage

10 Theatre Company A playful and irreverent new adaptation of Jane Austen ’ s beloved novel follows the fortunes — and misfortunes – of the Dashwood sisters . Visit website for dates and times . 59 Blackstone Ave ., Pawtucket , burbagetheatre . org

Mile Twelve Mile Twelve is a progressive string band from

12 Boston featuring five of the best young musicians in bluegrass . Winners of the 2020 IBMA New Artist of the Year award , they have made waves in the acoustic music community with their seamless blend of expertly crafted songs , creative arrangements and virtuosic execution . 8 p . m . 549 Broad St .,

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Olga Kern Plays Beethoven The Seventh Symphony — its propulsive

12 power and energy rank as one of Beethoven ’ s greatest achievements , enduring for two centuries . Van Cliburn Competition Gold Medal winner Olga Kern returns to perform Beethoven ’ s Third Piano Concerto . The night includes the RI Philharmonic Orchestra premiere of composer Carlos Simon ’ s Fate Now Conquers . Also during Amica Rush Hour concert November 11 , 6:30 p . m . The Vets , 1 Avenue of the Arts , Providence , tickets . riphil . org

Flights of Fancy : Dances for Trombone

15 Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Bass Trombonist Ilan Morgenstern and URI pianist David Gilliland present a concert of virtuosic show pieces , including Astor Piazzolla ’ s Le Grand Tango , the klezmer influenced Etienne Crausaz ’ s Eastern Folk Dances , and Johannes Brahms ’ 10 Studies for Trombone , with newly composed piano accompaniments by Gilliland . 7:30 p . m . Fine Arts Center Concert Hall , 105 Upper College Rd ., Kingston , web . uri . edu / music / events

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Kevin Doyle ’ s Roscommon Soles This custom-themed concert “ Health to the Ladies ” spotlights the contributions in dance , music , and song made by some amazing and historic Rhode Island women of the performing arts . Featuring step dancer and NEA Fellow Kevin Doyle , Mary Lee Partington , Torrin Ryan , Sheila Falls , and Tim Keohane . 8 p . m . 549 Broad St ., Cumberland , riverfolk . org

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Gingerbread House Decorating Contest Steal away a few moments during the hectic holiday season to gather with friends and family to engage in an old-world craft . During the eighteenth annual gingerbread decorating contest , be creative , sneak some candy and have fun ! Enjoy 20 percent off winter class registrations , raffles , grab bags , face painting and artisan vendors . Reservations required , gingerbread craft kits also available . 9 a . m .– 5 p . m . 50 Rolfe Sq ., Cranston , artists-exchange . org
Cassie and Maggie – A Christmas Celebration

3 Alternating between Gaelic and English , traditional and contemporary , haunting and electrifying , Nova Scotian sisters Cassie and Maggie MacDonald put their own twenty-first century stamp on the Celtic soundtrack of this nation . Their Christmas celebration will feature dynamic fiddle and guitar , gorgeous sibling harmonies and fabulous percussive step dance . 8 p . m . 549 Broad St ., Cumberland , riverfolk . org

Handel ’ s Messiah A Sunday matinee – perfect for the whole

4 family . Hear your Rhode Island Philharmonic

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