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A night of Fado with Camané and Carminho

A night of Fado with Camané and Carminho

The Zeiterion brings together two incredible Fado performers from Portugal for one amazingly passionate and moving evening. Carminho is a rising star of fado that is making a stratospheric international ascendance in the footsteps of Mariza and Ana Moura. Portugal’s brightest new star, she is considered to be one of the most talented and innovative

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Banjo artist in New Bedford

Wepecket Island Records will present recording artist Hilary Hawke and her band Dubl Handi at the Wamsutta Club this Saturday. Hawke is internationally esteemed as an expert in several banjo styles. Dubl Handi also includes Jon Ladeau and Brian Geltner.  The percussive and uplifting Oldtimey/Roots trio uses percussion, guitar, voice and banjo to play songs from the

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‘Classics to Broadway’ at St. Michael’s

The Community Concert Series at St. Michael’s presents “The Pianist and The Soprano: An Evening with Judith Lynn Stillman and Diana McVey performing Classics to Broadway.” Ms. Stillman, the internationally acclaimed “poetess” of the piano, has been described by Wynton Marsalis as “a rare find, a remarkable virtuoso, a consummate artist.”  Ms. McVey is renowned as

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Gil talk: How to bring in the birds

The Paskamansett Bird Club’s March meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, at the Allens Neck Friends Meetinghouse, 739 Horseneck Road, Dartmouth. The speaker is William Gil, longtime resident of Dartmouth and owner of Blisscapes Landscape Design and Nursery, who will provide information and advice about ways to attract more birds

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The Jammin’ Divas at Sandywoods

The Jammin’ Divas are Aoife Clancy (Grammy nominee with Cherish the Ladies) from Ireland, Nicole Zuraitis from the United States, Kath Buckell from Australia, and flutist Hadar Noiberg from Israel. They blend stunning renditions of traditional and contemporary original folk music and elements of improvisation from each of their cultures. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton

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First exhibit of the new year opens at Bristol Art Museum

The Bristol Art Museum is hosting its first exhibit in 2015, “Sculptural Explorations: Resource Consumption, Creation & Trade,” from March 6 to April 19 in the museum at 10 Wardwell St., Bristol (off Hope Street, Route 114). It features ceramic installations by Allison Newsome and Nancy Selvage. The exhibit is being held in conjunction with

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‘Green with Bleu’ series at Hope & Main

Ready to focus on the the growing season? Sign up for the ‘Green with Bleu’ workshop series at Hope & Main. Led by Bleu Grijalva of New Urban Farmers, the nine-class series will run March through May and include “Basics of Bone Broth”, “Fermentation Basics”, “B is for Brassicas”, “Easy Seed Starting”, “The Succession Garden”

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Audubon recruiting citizen scientists

Volunteers needed for osprey monitoring program. Audubon Society of Rhode Island manages the Rhode Island Osprey Monitoring Program, a network of volunteer observers who report on the breeding success of these raptors, which have made a tremendous comeback in Rhode Island since reaching critically low numbers in the 1970s. Last year was a record year

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