Category Archives: Arts

“A Lie Agreed Upon” Throws Current Events in Sharp Relief

“A Lie Agreed Upon” Throws Current Events in Sharp Relief

A Lie Agreed Upon runs through Oct. 24, 2021, at The Gamm Theatre, 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI. All theater goers must wear masks in the theater and provide proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test. Tickets may be obtained at the box office, online at gammtheatre.org or by calling 401.723.4266MORE

Michael Renzi, former ‘Sesame Street’ musical director, dies

Michael Renzi, former ‘Sesame Street’ musical director, dies

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Michael Renzi, who during a storied musical career worked with Peggy Lee, Mel Tormé, Lena Horne and some of the other biggest names in jazz and pop, and who for years was also the musical director of “Sesame Street,” has died. He was 80. Renzi died Wednesday at Newport Hospital in…MORE

State cultural, arts organizations share $1M in funding

State cultural, arts organizations share $1M in funding

More than 100 cultural, humanities and arts nonprofits in Rhode Island are sharing nearly $1 million in federal funds to help them survive and recover from the coronavirus pandemic, officials announced Monday. MORE

Rhythm and Roots Festival returns for 2021

Rhythm and Roots Festival returns for 2021

Photos by Steve Klamkin WPRO News After a year off due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Rhythm and Roots Festival returned to Ninigret Park in Charlestown. Rhythm and Roots Festival 2021   if ( function_exists( ‘envira_gallery’ ) ) { envira_gallery( ‘1485295’ ); }MORE

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