Upcoming Events for March 9th to March 15th

View of Providence, Ri from Conimicut Point, photo by J&C Photo.

This week brings performances of Oliver!, the RI Food Fights Cupcake Championship, a peformance of Bounless Plotnikov at Festival Ballet Providence, a presentation by Mary Lancaster on the Jumel Northup Collection, and, as always, the Pawtucket Winter Farmers Market. If you have any events to add, be sure to drop us a line!

 

Sunday, March 9th

RI Food Fights: The Great Cupcake Championship, 1pm

Come to this event and sample some of the best cupcakes in the state! Wash all of the delicious cupcakes down with delicious, local soda from Yacht Club Soda, as well as fresh milk and coffee! Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this fun and tasty event.

Trinity Repertory Company Presents: Oliver!, 2pm/7:30pm

Kick up your heels and high step along with Trinity Rep’s gritty take on Lionel Bart’s musical, Oliver!, based on the novel “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens. The show brims with familiar songs such as “Food, Glorious Food,” Consider Yourself,” and “I’d Do Anything.”

Tuesday, March 11th

Trinity Repertory Company Presents: Oliver!, 7:30pm

Wednesday, March 12th

Pawtucket Winter Farmer’s Market, 4pm

Thursday, March 13th

Food, Fortune, and Freedom: The Jumel Northup Collection, 7pm

The Rhode Island Historical Society is hosting this event with special guest speaker, Mary Lancaster. While the recent Oscar winning film for Best Picture, 12 Years a Slave, suggests that that Anne Northup faced hardship in the absence of her husband, her skills as a cook and her connections with Madame Eliza Jumel enabled her to make a living and support her  children.

Trinity Repertory Company Presents: Oliver!, 7:30pm

Friday, March 14th

Salon Series: Jane’s Walk, 5pm

Providence organizer Nate Storring, Brown University Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and American Studies Samuel Zipp, along with others, will discuss Jane’s Walk, a nationwide celebration of the ideas and legacy of urbanist Jane Jacobs. Jane’s walk celebrates people getting to know their own neighborhoods through free walking tours lead by locals.

Trinity Repertory Company Presents: Oliver!, 7:30pm

Boundless Plotnikov at Festival Ballet Providence, 8pm

Viktor Plotnikov’s choreography is both artistic and scientific, designed to break the boundaries of human emotion and anatomy. In a single evening, Boundless Plotnikov captures the range of Plotnikov’s creativity. In addition to an encore of last season’s hit premiere, ORCHIS, the program features the RI premiere of SURRENDER, as well as a brand new work.

Saturday, March 15th

Pawtucket Winter Farmer’s Market, 9am

Boundless Plotnikov at Festival Ballet Providence, 7:30pm

Trinity Repertory Company Presents: Oliver!, 7:30pm

 

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