Weekend Best Bets

Weekend Best Bets

Get your fill of deals, jokes and shredding riffs this weekend.

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●In celebration of the citywide Unicorns in Residence public art project, the Providence Children’s Museum is showcasing an exploration of Mythical Creatures, from unicorns to dragons. More info...

PPAC is hosting 5000 years of Chinese history and culture through the awe-inspiring, uplifting and energy-laden show, Shen Yun. More info...

●Are you curious about the music scene that has evolved in Providence over the years? The Providence Public Library is showing From Pop to Punk, an exhibit on the wide range of music that has emerged out of our small city.  More info...

The Ocean State Theatre presents Lend Me a Tenor, the hilarious story of an opera singer who gets hopped up on tranquilizers and passes out on opening night. Who hasn’t been there, am I right? More info...

Friday

●Stop by the Comedy Connection for a hilarious night of raunchy rock n’ roll hysteria with Big Jay Oakerson. His story-telling largely pulls from his own life and the ridiculous situations he’s found himself in. More info...

Are you a David Bowie fan? Well lucky you: Arc Iris and friends will be performing Hunky Dory front to back for the third installation of the Zoetical Festival at Aurora. More info...

The Met will be hosting two of the most notorious names in Rap: Talib Kweli and Immortal Technique take the stage for an awesome night of lyrical prowess. More info...

Join the fun at Norman Bird Sanctuary to learn about the natural history of amphibians native to Rhode Island. You can see the different species first hand and take a hike along Red Maple Pond. More info...

Providence Roller Derby is throwing its annual Derbytaunt Ball at The Village. Come out for drinks, karaoke and meet the new faces that will be slugging it out this season. More info...

Saturday

●Like a chill Black Friday for audiophiles, the lo-fi holiday Record Store Day returns to record shops across the state. More info...

●Businesses statewide will be participating in Do-Over Day, a day of sweet deals and discounts to make up for slow shopping last winter. More info... 

AS220 will be is putting on their weekly Traditional Irish Music Session, showcasing some of the best Irish musicians in town. More info...

Poppy Champlin is not your run-of-the-mill standup comic. Her witty, fast-paced improvisations will have you laughing and surprised the whole night at the East Greenwich Odeum. More info...

Blithewold Mansion will be hosting The Good Life, a cocktail party with live music to kick-off their annual flower show. A great chance to sip fancy drinks while perusing around one of Rhode Island’s beautiful mansions. More info...

The Met with be hosting a night of standup comedy with Todd Barry. Todd has been described as being adorable, hilarious…and a little twisted. More info... 

Common Fence Music's Roots Caboose presents The Gnomes and their ecclectic blend of global folk fusion. Think Celtic meets Carribean meets Natiev American. More info...

Sunday

Looking for some live music to top off the weekend? Aurora is hosting NYC band The Superpowers along with Providence native’s Gavage. Afro beat dance music and punk rock all in one night. More info...

The Vets is hosting the ultimate Pink Floyd experience; Brit Floyd will take the stage and immerse you in the full catalogue of Pink Floyd’s music with state-of-the-art lighting and expertly recreated performaces. More info...

The P-Bruins will be taking on the Manchester Monarchs on their home turf at the Dunkin’ Donuts CenterMore info...