Arts Calendar for the week of June 1

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Arts Calendar for the week of June 1

Posted on: June 1st, 2014 by tommyj

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May 31, 2014 11:00 AM

SUNDAY

Barrington Presbyterian Church Music Program, John C. Black directing, Barrington Presbyterian Church, 400 County Rd., Barrington. Barringtontable.wordpress.com. “English Masterpieces,” choral and instrumental program of masterworks by English composers through the centuries. 3 pm. Freewill offering collected.

“Charlotte’s Web,” Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase St., New Bedford. (508) 994-2900; zeiterion.org. Based on E.B. White’s story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a spider named Charlotte. 3 pm. $10.

The Greybeards, the Meeting House, Tiverton Four Corners, 3850 Main Rd., Tiverton. 624-6200; tivertonfourcorners.com. Works by Telemann, Handel and Bach. 2 pm. $15 advance online, $20 door.

Musica Dolce, Westminster Unitarian Church, 119 Kenyon Ave., East Greenwich. 884-6931; musicdolce.org. Works by Mozart and Mendelssohn. 4 pm. $20, students $10, children 11 and younger free.

Rhode Island Philharmonic Community Orchestra, Benjamin Vickers guest conductor, Providence County Day School, Corkery Auditorium, Metcalf Hall, 660 Waterman Ave., East Providence. 248-7001. “An Afternoon of Rossini and Beethoven.” 3 pm. $15, seniors/students $5.

Thayer Cabin, The Meadows Brothers, Wise Old Moon, Courage and the Bear, Lizzie James and the Greystone Rail and The Whiskey Boys, roots, Manchester 65, 65 Manchester St., West Warwick. manchester65.com. 2 pm. $10. All ages.

Toy Soldiers, folk, roots rock, blues and soul, and Quiet Life, Americana, Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence. 621-9660, columbustheatre.com. 9 pm. $10 advance; $12 day of show.

Warwick Symphony Orchestra, Catherine Gagnon conducting, Goddard Memorial State Park Carousel, 1095 Ives Rd., Warwick. wsori.org. “Orchestral Jazz, Pop ’n Rock,” Spring Pop Series. 2 pm. $10.

Zebra, rock, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 7 pm. No cover.

MONDAY

Hagop Anmahian, violinist, Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence. 434-2453; eastprovidencelibrary.org. Classical, gospel, opera and folk music. 7 pm. Free.

Aurea, featuring violinist Katherine Winterstein, violist Consuelo Sherba, cellist Emmanuel Feldman and special guests, Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. 725-8638; slatermill.org. “Rhapsody on a Windy Night,” a weaving of poetry by Baudelaire and T.S. Eliot (in French and English) with music of Debussy, Faure, Stravinsky and Turner and a new commissioned work by Eliane Aberdam, “A Demon in My View.” With Nigel Gore, reader, and Chris Turner, reader/harmonica player. 7 pm. Talk back and light reception after the concert. $25, seniors $20, students $5.

Comedy Factory. 461-7896, comedyfactoryri.com.

Mon: Pub on Park, Legion Bowl and Billiards, 661 Park Ave., Cranston. 641-5815. John Perrotta and Friends. 8 pm. No cover.

Wed: Lou’s Cafe, 47 Summer St., Manville. Dick Doherty, Katie Grady and Corey Tencharra. 8 pm. No cover.

Providence Gay Men’s Chorus, Beneficent Congregational Church, 300 Weybosset St., Providence. eventbrite.com/pgmc. “Love: From Showtunes to I-Tunes.” Thu-Sat 7 pm, Sun 4 pm. $20.

Future, Rico Love and Que, rap, Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel, 79 Washington St., Providence. 331-5876, lupos.com. 9 pm. $25 advance; $30 day of show; $35 reserved. All ages.

Ragdoll, tribute to Frankie Valli, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. Noon, 8 pm. No cover.

TUESDAY

Major Motion, pop, rock and disco, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 7 pm. No cover.

WEDNESDAY

“Always … Patsy Cline,” Ocean State Theatre Company, 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick. 921-6800; oceanstatetheatre.org. Based on a true story about the country music legend and the fan she called a friend. Previews June 4 at 7:30 pm; June 5 at 2, 7:30 pm. Regular run Wed, Fri 7:30 pm; Thu, Sat 2, 7:30 pm; Sun 2 pm; no show June 11; no matinee June 7. Previews $39; regular run $39-$54. Closes June 22.

Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, Conn. (800) 200-2882, comixatfoxwoods.com. Wild Bill’s Comix, Wed 8 pm ($10-$20). Moshe Kasher, Thu-Sat 8 pm ($20-$40). Spinnato’s Hypnotic Hysteria, Fri 10:30 pm ($15-$25). Nasty Show: Moshe Kasher, Sat 10:30 pm ($20-$40). Go To Guys Comix, Sun 8 pm ($15-$25).

Interpol, rock, Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel, 79 Washington St., Providence. 331-5876, lupos.com. 9 pm. $20 advance; $25 day of show. All ages.

“Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show,” Theatre By The Sea, 364 Cards Pond Rd., Matunuck. 782-8587; theatrebythesea.com. Celebration of Golden Age of Las Vegas “starring” Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop and Sammy Davis Jr. Tue-Wed, Fri 8 pm; Thu 2, 8 pm; Sat 4, 8 pm; Sun 5 pm; June 8 at 2, 7 pm. Previews June 4-5. $42-$62. Closes June 22.

Sugar, disco, rhythm and blues, funk and hip-hop, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 7 pm. No cover.

Wonders of the Wurlitzer: Alden Mitchell, Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. 421-2787; ppacri.org. 2 pm. Free.

THURSDAY

Marcia Ball, blues, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm. $30 advance; $35 door.

Little Comets, rock, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.

Poor Rich Boy and Bob Kendall and Nerve Pill, folk, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm. $12 advance; $15 door.

Carolyn Wonderland, blues, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $22 advance; $25 day of show.

FRIDAY

Scott Bradlee and Post Modern Jukebox, pop, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 9 pm. $17 advance; $20 day of show. All ages.

Comedy Connection, 39 Warren Ave., East Providence. 438-8383, ricomedyconnection.com. James Adomian, Fri 8 pm ($17); Hardcore Comedy Show, Fri 10:30 pm ($15). John Porch, Sat 8 pm ($15); Girls Night Out: 50 Shades, Sat 10 pm ($35; $40 includes 8 pm stand up show). Comedy Showcase with Comedy Factory featuring John Perrotta and Eddie Galvin, Sun 8 pm ($10).

Community Sing of “Carmina Burana” with the Providence Singers, Carter Center, 667 Waterman Ave., East Providence. 751-5700; jreed@providencesingers.org. Sing-along/sing-through and reception. Bring your own score or borrow one from the Providence Singers. All voice types and ages welcome. 7 pm. $10. Advance registration.

Bob Dylan Birthday Bash: Art Tebbetts and Matt Borrello, tribute to Bob Dylan, Sandywoods Center for the Arts, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 241-7349, sandywoodsmusic.com. 7:30 pm. $12 advance; $15 door.

“Freud’s Last Session,” 2nd Story Theatre, 28 Market St., Warren. 247-4200; 2ndstorytheatre.com. In the last weeks of his life, Sigmund Freud invites scholar C.S. Lewis to his London home, where they engage in a clash of ideas and touch on the “big issues” of love, sex, war, peace, the existence of God and the meaning of life. Previews June 6-7 at 7:30 pm; June 8 at 2:30 pm. Regular run June 8, 12-14, 19-22, 26-29 at 7:30 pm; June 15 at 2:30 pm. Previews $10, regular run $30, those 21 and younger $21. Closes June 29.

“Live Bait: True Stories from Real People,” 95 Empire Black Box, 95 Empire St., Providence. 489-2555. Theme: “Meant To Be.” True-life storytelling forum with six-minute limit. Guests are welcome to simply listen. Hosted by Phil Goldman, with off-hand banter, musical accompaniment and theme song by Jerry “The Professor” Gregoire. 10 pm. $7. No reservations taken.

Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers, country and Americana, and The Little Compton Band, roots rock, Narrows Center for the Arts, 16 Anawan St., Fall River. (508) 324-1926, narrowscenter.org. 8 pm. $20 advance; $23 day of show.

Popa Chubby, blues and rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $22.

Survivor, rock, Mohegan Sun, Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.

That Metal Show featuring Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, rock, Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel, 79 Washington St., Providence. 331-5876, lupos.com. 9 pm. $20 advance; $25 day of show; $50 VIP includes meet and greet.

SATURDAY

Aztec Two-Step, tribute to Simon and Garfunkel and The Everly Brothers and folk rock, The Met, Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. 729-1005, themetri.com. 8 pm. $25.

Fab Faux, tribute to The Beatles, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Main Street, Woonsocket. 762-4545, stadiumtheatre.com. 8 pm. $35-$59.

French Chorus of Providence, accompanied by members of Make We Music, Jacqueline Devillers directing, with accordionist Rick Nelson and vocalist/guitarist Guy Franz, Blackstone River Visitors Center, 175 Main St., Pawtucket. 272-6243; reserve@afprovidence.org. “Cabaret de Paris.” French songs, music and a reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres.

Girls, Guns and Glory, country rock, and Sarah Borges, rock, Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly. 315-5070, theknickerbockercafe.com. 8 pm. $10 advance; $12 door.

“Il Divo — A Musical Affair,” Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. 421-2787; ppacri.org. “The Greatest Songs of Broadway.” 8 pm. $55-$95.

The Dave Matthews Band, rock, Xfinity Center, 885 South Main St. (off Route 495), Mansfield, Mass. (800) 745-3000, livenation.com. 7 pm. $40.50-$75.

Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn.

Salt-N-Pepa, hip-hop, Wolf Den. (888) 226-7711, mohegansun.com. 8 pm. No cover.

Treehouse Comedy Productions, Cabaret Theatre. (800) 745-3000, ticketmaster.com. J.J. Ramirez, John Romanoff and Marion Grodin. 9 pm. $22.

Popa Chubby, blues and rock, Chan’s Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. 765-1900, chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 pm. $22.

Smokey Robinson, rhythm and blues and pop, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Grand Theater, 350 Trolley Line Blvd. (off Route 2), Mashantucket, Conn. (800) 200-2882, foxwoods.com. 8 pm. $25-$50.

Terror Con: Ultimate Horror, Paranormal, Rock and Wrestling Convention, Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin St., Providence. (800) 745-3000, ticketmaster.com. Sat 10 am-9 pm, Sun 10 am-5 pm. $25; $35 weekend.

CONTINUING

“Angels in America, Parts 1 and 2,” Epic Theatre Company, Theatre 82, 82 Rolfe Square, Cranston. 490-9475; artists-exchange.org. Tony Kushner’s political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-’80s revolves around a group of separate but connected individuals. Curtain times vary. $15, seniors/students $12; June 6-7, $10. Closes June 29.

“Ballgowns, Bling and Betrayal,” Marley Bridges Theatre Company, Murder at the Museum, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 848-8200; newportmurdermystery.com. Guests are attending a Gilded Age costume ball (costumes not required) when something goes terribly wrong and they are asked to help Newport’s social elite solve the crime. Sat (June 14, July 5, Aug. 2, 23) 7 pm. $30, seniors/military $25, youth 17 and younger $15; members $20, seniors/military $15, youth 17 and younger $8. Closes Aug. 23.

“Becky’s New Car,” 2nd Story Theatre, UpStage, 28 Market St., Warren. 247-4200; 2ndstorytheatre.com. Woman caught in middle age, middle management and a middling marriage is suddenly offered a new life. Sun 2:30 pm. $25, children ages 12 and younger $20. Closes June 1.

“Blackbird,” Sandra Feinstein Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket. 723-4266; gammtheatre.org. A tormented young woman confronts a traumatic relationship from her childhood. Sun 2, 7 pm. $38, $48. Closes June 1.

“Cabaret,” Wilbury Theater Group, 393 Broad St., Providence. 400-7100; thewilburygroup.org. Kander and Ebb musical about a British entertainer and an American writer caught up in the decadence of prewar Berlin. Thu-Mon 7:30 pm. $15-$25. Post-show talkback after show June 5. Closes June 7.

“From Stage to Screen and Back Again — A Musical Revue,” Granite Theatre, One Granite St., Westerly. 596-2341; granitetheatre.com. Music from stage musicals that have been made into film and famous movies including “Showboat,” “Oklahoma!,” “Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables.” Thu-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $25, 62+ $22, children 12 and younger $15. Closes June 8.

“The Godfather Murder,” Murder On Us Dinner Theater, Bravo Brasserie, 123 Empire St., Providence. 465-0820; murderonus.com. A cross between “The Godfather” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” June 7, 20 and 28, 8 pm. $49.95 includes dinner/show/tax/tip. Complimentary valet parking. Closes June 28.

“Les Miserables,” The Norton Singers, Weber Theater, Wheaton College, Route 123, Norton, Mass. (508) 285-2049; nortonsingers.com. Victor Hugo’s classic story of one man’s struggle to redeem himself and another man’s efforts to bring him down. Fri 7:30 pm, Sat 7 pm, Sun 2 pm. $25, 62+/students 18 and younger $22 advance; $27 door. Closes June 7.

“A Lie of the Mind,” Trinity Repertory Company, 201 Washington St., Providence. 351-4242; trinityrep.com. Sam Shepard story about two Midwestern families joined together by marriage and torn apart by a life-changing incident. Curtains times vary. $28-$68. Closes June 29.

“Mobsters and Molls,” Marley Bridges Theatre Company, Murder at the Museum, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 848-8200; newportmurdermystery.com. Questionable characters in Prohibition-era Newport attempt to unravel a tangled web of intrigue. Sat (June 7, 28, July 26, Aug. 8, 30) 7 pm. $30, seniors/military $25, youth 17 and younger $15; members $20, seniors/military $15, youth 17 and younger $8. Closes Aug. 30.

“Orson’s Shadow,” Burbage Theatre Company, Artists’ Exchange, 50 Rolfe Square, Cranston. 490-9475; artists-exchange.org. Tale of two of theater’s greatest minds and largest egos — Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier. Thu-Sat 8 pm. $15, students/seniors $12. Closes June 7.

“Romeo and Juliet,” Rhode Island Shakespeare Theater, Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main St., Providence. nps.gov/rowi/index.htm. Shakespeare tragedy about star-crossed lovers and their feuding families. Thu-Sun 8 pm. Outdoor performances. Bring lawn chair, blanket, picnic. Free. Closes June 15.

“Sylvia,” 2nd Story Theatre, DownStage, 28 Market St., Warren. 247-4200; 2ndstorytheatre.com. A.R. Gurney comedy about the love affair between a man and his dog. Sun 3 pm. $25, students 21 and younger $20. Closes June 1.

“Weekend Comedy,” Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant. Comedy about a couple in their 50s and a couple in their 20s who accidentally rent the same cottage for the weekend and decide to share it. Fri-Sun 6:15 pm; Tue-Thu, Sat-Sun 11:30 am. $49.95 dinner, theater, cabaret; $39.95 theater and cabaret. Closes July 27.

STEVE SMITH

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