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Waterfront Reggae Festival in Providence

Waterfront Reggae Festival in Providence

The 6th Annual Waterfront Reggae Festival, to take place on Saturday, August 8, rain or shine at its new waterfront location at India Point Park in Providence, promises a full day and night of positive island vibrations led by Grammy award winning reggae band, Steel Pulse (shown), along with Third World, Yellowman, Mighty Mystic, High

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Nemasket Wind in Tiverton

Nemasket Wind was born out of friendships among musicians from the South Shore of Massachusetts to Little Compton, Rhode Island.  John Almeida (fiddle), Liz Sorel (fiddle) and Jimbo Wilson (rhythm guitar) have extensive backgrounds rooted in country, bluegrass and americana music. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: Saturday, August 8; 7:30 p.m. COST: $12

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Seamus Galligan and Mike Laureanno in Dartmouth

Seamus Galligan is a New Bedford-based musician whose voice and songwriting echo Nick Drake and Donovan yet somehow still sound all his own. Mike Laureanno is old school songwriting at its best. Poignant themes and heartfelt imagery that allow the listener to experience a slice of Americana through the eyes of the quintessential everyman. WHERE: Dartmouth Grange,

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Festival 51 Women’s Playwriting Festival at Mixed Magic Theatre

Victoria Ezikovich (pictured) as Ariadne in “Bone to Pick” by Eugenie Chan, directed by Leann Heath, running on rotating evenings as part of Festival 51 Women’s Playwriting Festival. Festival Performances are Friday and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. from July 31 through August 15 at the Mixed Magic Theatre. WHERE: Mixed Magic Theatre at Lorraine Mills, 560 Mineral Spring Avenue,

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Tidepool Trek in Bristol

Want to bring the family to the beach but don’t feel like dealing with the crowds? Take a trek down to the shore for a different kind of beach outing. Discover firsthand the amazing life at the rocky shoreline of Narragansett Bay, using nets and magnifying glasses to investigate the species that call the tidal zone

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Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride is Oct. 4 

Sign up has begin for the ninth annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride on Sunday, Oct. 4. Visit the Buzzards Bay Coalition website to join the ride — www.savebuzzardsbay.org/ride More than 150 cyclists participate in the Watershed Ride each year, pedaling across the beautiful Buzzards Bay region to protect clean water. Avid cyclists and more casual

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ALLISON in concert, in Westport

Allison Messier and Paul Cienniwa on harpsichord will give their debut concert as ALLISON, a new ensemble dedicated to the art of the contemporary folk song. They will be performing music from Joni Mitchell to Cat Stevens to Björk. WHERE: Paquachuck Inn, 2056 Main Rd., Westport Point WHEN: Thursday, July 30; 6:30 p.m. COST: $20

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