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Horn of Plenty at Common Fence

Horn of Plenty at Common Fence

Common Fence Music presents the 4th annual Horn of Plenty Music, a concert/dance cornucopia of some of the finest area talent, this Saturday. Live music will be playing during the “folk-tailgate” chow-down when the doors open at 6:30 p.m. Following will be Will Houlihan and Haunt the House, The Bob Kendall Band Kendall pictured) with


Marc Berger in Tiverton

Marc Berger has had a lifelong love affair with the American West, and his music captures the vastness and romance of the West’s wide open spaces. At Sandywoods, he’ll be performing his critically acclaimed album, “RIDE,” accompanied by guitar wizard Rich DePaolo. Marc has performed at Austin’s South by Southwest Music Festival and The Kerrville

New Leaf stylist Ashley Sousa trims Santa's beard by the window during last year's Holiday Preview.

Bristol’s Holiday Preview is this weekend

From 5 to 9 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22, the Bristol Merchants Association and Independent Galleries invite visitors to follow the festive luminaries from store to store for refreshments, entertainment and holiday gifts during Bristol’s 13th annual Holiday Preview. This celebration kicks off Bristol’s most coveted winter event, the 6th Annual


A Flamili sail

On June 29, Jean-Pierre Mougligne, his wife Kate, their two children, and two French cousins set sail from Bristol on route to France via the Azores. After one month on the open ocean, the family of six arrived at the French port of Arzal. JP and his family will share their insights and stories of


‘A Christmas Carol’ at Trinity Rep

Trinity Rep announces its annual presentation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, as adapted by Adrian Hall and Richard Cumming, directed by Taibi Magar, and featuring resident acting company member Fred Sullivan, Jr. as Scrooge (and Elise Hudson, pictured, as the Ghost of Christmas Past.) WHERE: Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., Providence WHEN: Through Dec. 31 COST: $31 MORE INFO: 401/351-4242;

Book review: stories set in wartime

The House Girl by Tara Conklin Two remarkable heroines separated by a century: Josephine, a mulatto slave of a Southern plantation owner in the mid 1850’s and Lina, a New York City lawyer assigned by her firm to research a reparations case on behalf of the descendants of slaves. The book’s chapters alternate between the

Ambassador Christopher R. Hill

Ambassador Hill to tell of life on the outpost

Four-time Ambassador Christopher R. Hill, who spent much of his childhood in Little Compton, will speak about his new memoir, ‘Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy,’ at St. Andrew’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 182 Willow Avenue, Little Compton, on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend and a book