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C—Spotlight—Magnolia

Magnolia Cajun Band in Tiverton

Magnolia Cajun Band in Tiverton

Playing high energy two-steps and sultry waltzes, Magnolia’s twin fiddles, accordion, guitar, bass, percussion, and of course rich vocals in Cajun French, keep audiences on their feet long into the night! WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: Saturday, April 4; dance lesson 7:30 p.m., concert & dance 8 p.m. COST: $12 advance, $15 at

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Tournees French Film Festival returns to RWU

From Academy Award nominees to timeless classics, the 2015 Tournées French Film Festival returns to Roger Williams University on Tuesday to Saturday, April 7 to 11, on the Bristol campus at 1 Old Ferry Road (Route 136). It is free and open to the public. The third annual program is held in collaboration with Flickers:

C—Spotlight—Allysen

Allysen Callery with Arborea

Bristol based award-winning singer and songwriter Allysen Callery draws comparisons to Sandy Denny and has been listed as a top RI band by Paste Magazine in their 50 states project. Arborea hails from Maine, and the husband wife duo enchants audiences worldwide with their blend of folk and rock. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton

C—Spotlight—Flea

‘A Flea in Her Ear’ at Trinity

Trinity Rep continues Season 51: The Necessity of Human Connection with Georges Feydeau’s A Flea in Her Ear, directed by Associate Artistic Director Tyler Dobrowsky, with a new translation by Curt Columbus, and featuring Stephen Thorne as Camille Chandebise, Fred Sullivan, Jr. as Pocket and Alex Woodruff as Antoinette (shown.) Classic, sexy, with a modern

C—Spotlight—Yael

Yael Deckelbaum at Sandywoods

Israeli singer-songwriter Yael Deckelbaum is a founding member of Habanot Nechama, a superb female folk trio composed of Yael, Karolina Avratz, and Dana Adini. Their self-titled album was released in 2007 in Israel, where it went gold within three weeks and platinum soon thereafter. The album has also been released in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

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The Rupert Wates Trio in Tiverton

Rupert Wates has been a full-time songwriter since the late 1990’s. He has written songs in all kinds of styles for all kinds of artists, but is best known for his acoustic, melodic art/folk material. You are invited to attend this very special area performance by this award-winning songwriter and his trio. The group will

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