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Joanne Lurgio and The Rafters at Sandywoods

By   /  April 19, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Joanne Lurgio’s singing and guitar work, honed and polished in the venues of New England, have brought her much well-deserved recognition, and her music has a distinct Americana feel with New England charm. The Rafters (Dave Fitzgibbons and Miki Bryan) are a husband and wife acoustic folk/pop duo whose music blends strong melodies and harmonies […]

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Imago featuring Mount Hope student artwork

By   /  April 18, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by students at Mount Hope High School, including this charcoal self portrait by senior Rachael Gaska, from April 17 through April 26. More than 50 art works by advanced art students in ceramics, sculpture, drawing, painting, photography and computer graphics will be on display. WHERE: Imago Gallery, […]

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Kerri Powers and the Porch Party Mommas

By   /  April 18, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Kerri Powers has appeared at many prestigious venues and folk festivals, including the Boston Folk Festival, Philadelphia Folk Festival, and Telluride Bluegrass Festival. She has toured throughout the US and overseas. The Porch Party Mamas are Kelly Riley, Felicia Brady, Ksenia Mack, Katrin Peterson, and Jane Grondin. Inspired by playing and singing each other’s songs at […]

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DiMucci concert will mark Linden Place opening

By   /  April 15, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Linden Place Mansion will open the season with a springtime evening concert with pianist and tenor Michael DiMucci in the mansion’s historic ballroom at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 2. Tickets are on sale now for the sure-to-be-sold-out show. DiMucci, and guest artists Richard Partelo (horn) and Suzan Campagna (oboe) will perform a concert of songs from a […]

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The Aaron Diehl Trio in Bristol

By   /  April 15, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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As his star continues to rise, renowned jazz pianist Aaron Diehl and his trio will perform at Roger Williams University for an evening that promises to be out of this world. The concert at Roger Williams takes place in Global Heritage Hall. No tickets or reservations are required, but seating is limited and guests should […]

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GoPro: Little camera, huge possibilities

By   /  April 14, 2014  /  Tech News  /  No Comments

GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition

Professional quality images in the palm of your hand By now most people under 40 know what a GoPro camera is. And if you don’t, you need to know. If you have ever watched a surf video, snowboarding footage, or the view from a skydiver’s perspective, then you know what a GoPro can do. A […]

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A big night of music at Sandywoods

By   /  April 12, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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The Assembly of Light women’s choir, Alec K Redfearn & the Eyesores, Death Vessel, and the What Cheer? Brigade are headlining what promises to be a fun and eclectic night of music this Saturday at Sandywoods. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 COST: $10 MORE INFO: 401/241-7349; www.sandywoodsmusic.com

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A night of Americana music with Red Eye Flight

By   /  April 12, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Formed in 2005, Red Eye Flight’s music is founded on strong vocal harmonies, incorporating electric and acoustic instrumentation to create soundscapes that are evocative of this country, from western highways to the open ocean. WHERE: Mabel’s Studio at the Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown WHEN: 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 COST: $15 […]

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Catching up with 94HJY’s Scarpetti

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

Recently, I interviewed Scarpetti from 94 whjy. He handles the metal zone show which is dedicated to playing the best national and local heavy metal. He also does the Sunday night local show, Sound check. Both programs are excellent ways for local artists in the metal community to get their music heard. I found him […]

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Breaking the chains with ’12 Years a Slave’

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Theater Review  /  No Comments

5/5 stars By earning the Best Picture Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards — the highest honor given by his peers — director Steve McQueen has cemented his place in film history. This is a tremendous honor but it is even more remarkable that his film “12 Years a Slave” has reached so many people. […]

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