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Switzerland’s legendary ‘Mummenschanz’ at the Vets

Switzerland’s legendary ‘Mummenschanz’ at the Vets

Mummenschanz, the legendary Swiss mask troupe that revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment, will be in Providence this month to delight Rhode Island audiences with classic favorites and brilliant new works. Immediately following the show, Mummenschanz founder Floriana Frassetto will be joined by Erminio Pinque, founder and director of Providence’s Big Nazo Puppets for an Artist Up-Close


Mamet’s ‘Oleanna’, in Fall River

The  Little Theatre of Fall River proudly presents its winter Firebarn production, “Oleanna”, by David Mamet,  starring Robert Duquette and Rachael Tonbreault. Described as a piece of “theater ice” by playwright Harold Pinter, “Oleanna” is seen as an impassioned response to the Clarence Thomas Supreme Court hearings in the early 1990s. The audience may remember


National Grid to detail island upgrades Jan. 27

AQUIDNECK ISLAND — National Grid will host a community information session next week to talk about its $93 million infrastructure upgrade plan and what it means to customers on Aquidneck Island. The meeting will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the J.H. Gaudet Middle School, 1113 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. Two more informational sessions


Meet author John DiNatale in Barrington

Meet John DiNatale, author of “The Family Business: Memoirs of a Boston Private Eye” at Barrington Public Library, when he will be a guest of the library’s monthly Meet the Author Series. This memoir tells the story of a multi-generational private investigation agency, founded by Phillip DiNatale, a former Boston police detective who was chosen