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A Rhode Island ‘Jersey Boy’ in Vegas

A Rhode Island ‘Jersey Boy’ in Vegas

From the City by the Sea to Sin City, actor and Rhode Island native Daniel Sullivan has approached life, work, and life’s work with passion and gratitude. You may not know him as that guy who nailed his role of “Wavy Gravy,” dressed as a pint for Ben & Jerry’s on Thames Street in Newport

Tish Adams sings “Route 66” to a capacity crowd during last year’s Jazz for Kids at Greenvale Vineyards. The program returns from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19. Photo by Jim McGaw.

‘Jazz for Kids’ at Greenvale in Portsmouth Thursday

PORTSMOUTH — Young children are invited to sing, dance and clap along to the music as they learn more about the art of improvisation Thursday at Greenvale Vineyards. From 1-4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19, the winery, located at 582 Wapping Road, hosts its 16th annual “Live Jazz for Kids” program. The program was created as a


Sandywoods benefit concert

Aquidneck Island musician Bob Kendall has put together a killer lineup for this Sandywoods Benefit Concert. Scheduled performers include Michael Tarbox, Allysen Callery (pictured), The Bluebird Orchestra, Ryan Lee Crosby, The Willard Grant Conspiracy, Possum (formerly Russell Feathers), and Bob Kendall. where: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton when: Friday, Feb. 13; 8 p.m. cost: $20


Opera Providence at Blithewold

The Opera Providence Ensemble will present “My Funny Valentine” as a part of its Blithewold Mansion Winter Garden Series.The performances, under the direction of Rene de la Garza, will take place in the Blithewold Mansion living room and will feature pieces from La Boheme, Babes in Arms, My Fair Lady, and more. WHERE: Blithewold, 101 Ferry Road,


Debra Mann at the Narrows

Debra Mann returns with her band to the Narrows to pay tribute to the music of Joni Mitchell. Debra has performed throughout the northeast corner of the US for 3 decades, and was deeply influenced by the music of Joni Mitchell from her folk years through her exploration into jazz. Debra’s band features the mega talents


Ellis Paul at Sandywoods

Ellis Paul is one of the leading voices in American songwriting. He was a key figure and leader in the wave of talented singer/songwriters that emerged from the Boston folk scene; his songs bridge the gap between the modern folk sound and the populist traditions of Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse