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Frederick Moyer & Friends at Westport Point

Frederick Moyer & Friends at Westport Point

Concerts at the Point will feature classical jazz at a special concert this Sunday. Classical pianist, and audience favorite, Frederick Moyer will be joined by Billy Novick, saxophone; Peter Tillotson, bass; and Bob Savine, drums; to reprise their Dave Brubeck Tribute concert from the 2013 Newport Music Festival. The program will include many of the


Gnomes playing in Barrington

Come to Saturday’s Local Brew Coffeehouse to hear The Gnomes play an eclectic blend of world folk fusion music — Celtic, Scandinavian, Russian, Eastern European, Caribbean, klezmer, Native American and originals. They combine their varied and extensive musical backgrounds into arrangements that have been described as “exotic, fresh, and unique.” Bay Spring Folk will open for


The Wholesale Klezmer Band in Portsmouth

Common Fence Music presents The Wholesale Klezmer Band with acapella quartet Sync or Swim opening, this Saturday. Established in 1982, The Wholesale Klezmer Band performs in Yiddish and Loshn Koydesh: Ashkenazic Hebrew. Translations, stories, explanations, humor, visual aids, and the universal language of dance make the music accessible to an English speaking audience. Wholesale Klezmer’s

Thomas Fitzgerald, Samia Nash, Henry Siravo, Ronin Walter Scott, Bobby Miller III and Emma Broomfield as carolers in “A Christmas Carol,” at Trinity Rep.

Portsmouth students review ‘A Christmas Carol’

PORTSMOUTH — Some seventh-grade students at Portsmouth Middle School have recently been moonlighting as theater critics. After attending a performance of Trinity Rep’s annual production of “A Christmas Carol” on Nov. 13, teacher Tanin Tickner asked her students to write reviews of the show. Here are a couple of examples. Christmas Carols at Trinity Rep By Matthew


‘Christmas in Connecticut’ in Barrington

Come to the movies for some holiday cheer when librarian and film enthusiast Doug Swiszcz presents the 1945 film “Christmas in Connecticut.” Barbara Stanwyck plays Elizabeth Lane, a magazine columnist whose readers think that she is a “domestic goddess,” creating wonderful meals for her husband and child at their idyllic Connecticut farm. The truth is


RWU Dance Theatre ‘In Concert’

The Roger Williams University Dance Theatre “In Concert” presents new and innovative works by guest artists, students, and faculty. Guest artists include Sean Curran, a traditional Irish step-dancer who was part of the original off-Broadway cast of “Stomp”; Paula Josa-Jones, named one of America’s leading choreographic conceptualists; and Fritha Pengelly, who has performed internationally with