Rhode Island Calendar for March/April 2011
MAR. 4-6: PROVIDENCE, Blue Man Group. Experience this theatrical show and concert, combining comedy, music, and technology like none other, at Providence Performing Arts Center. 401-421-2787; ppacri.org
MAR. 12: NEWPORT, St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Beginning at 11 a.m. at City Hall, the parade weaves through Washington Square to Thames Street and ends at St. Augustin’s Church. 800-976-5122, 401-845-9123; gonewport.com/events, newportirish.com/parade.html
MAR. 17: PAWTUCKET, “Paul.” The North American premiere of British writer Howard Brenton’s intriguing secular play at The Gamm Theatre. Runs through April 17. 401-723-4266; gammtheatre.org
MAR. 31-APR. 3: PROVIDENCE, The Home Show. The Rhode Island Convention Center hosts some 300 exhibitors, plus cooking demonstrations, family activities, live entertainment, and more. 401-458-6000; ribahomeshow.com
APR. 14: NEWPORT, Newport Gallery Night. Exhibits at venues across the city include hand-blown glass, woodblock prints, award-winning photography, international handcrafts, and fine arts. 401-848-8200; newportgalleries.org
APR. 21-MAY 1: KINGSTON, “A View from the Bridge.” A stage presentation of Arthur Miller’s classic play at the University of Rhode Island’s Robert E. Will Theatre. 401-874-5843: uri.edu/theatre
Please Note: This information was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.