Friday, February 24 - Sunday, February 26
The URI theatre presents The School For Lies, a play about a young, witty, widow. She is pursued by a man named Frank and sparks fly. This is a wonderful adaptation of Moliere’s The Misanthrope. 105 Upper College Road, South Kingstown. 874-5843.
Celebrate all things winter (or lacktherof) with the Newport Winter Festival. There's something to do for every member of the family. Various locations, various times. Newport.
Friday, February 24
Come and join the band described as roots rock and Americana, The Mallett Brothers Band at the Knickerbocker Cafe. You’re sure to rock out to this awesome band. 35 Railroad Avenue, Westerly. 315-5070.
Saturday, February 25 - Sunday, February 26:
Hit the lights and see some amazing designs at The Mint Gallery for Fashion Week RI. This twice-a-year event is geared toward bringing together all areas of the creative, visual art, and entertainment industry. You don’t want to miss it. 433 Hope Street, Bristol. 371-6468.
Saturday, February 25
Here ye, here ye! It’s time for the Providence Preservation Society’s Winter Bash, whose theme is “Kings & Queens.” With food, drinks, and DJ JR, you surely don’t want to miss out on this royal affair. 47 Rathbone Street, Providence. 831-7440.
These magicians have nothing up their sleeves. In fact, they don’t even have sleeves. Come and embrace your inner pervert/magic enthusiast with The Naked Magicians at the Vets. 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. 421-2787.
Who’s ready to scream? Join some other fear loving, monster-movie-making, bump-in-the-night loving fans at Terror Con. The only thing to really be scared of is missing all the horrifying action. 1 Sabin Street, Providence.
Get twisted for Occidental Gypsy at Bristol’s Stone Church Coffee House. With amazing guitar and viol work, this band is high energy and great entertainment. 30 High Street, Bristol. 253-4813.
Get lost in the music this weekend with music legend Buffy Sainte-Marie. The concert, which will also feature The Huntress and Holder of Hands, will showcase Buffy’s works from her protest anthems of the ‘60s to her latest music from 2008. 270 Broadway, East Side, Providence. 621-9660.
Sunday, February 26
Join the Providence Flea as they host their Winter Market at Hope High School. See your favorite vintage sellers and makers without having to freeze outside. 324 Hope Street, Providence. 484-7783.
Don’t let the weekend end before stopping by the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly. This is the last chance to see the unique masterpieces of featured artists from the Mill at Shady Lea. 7 Canal Street, Westerly. 596-2221.
Lights, camera, action! Come see broadway star, actor and singer Aaron Tveit at the Providence Performing Arts Center. Don’t miss the talent coming from Tveit who held roles on CBS’s Braindead, Grease: Live and Broadway’s infamous Wicked. 2One Avenue of the Arts, Providence. 421-2787.