Our Recommendations for the Weekend of 4/13 to 4/16

Events going on in and around Providence this weekend.

Family Fun

Fairy Garden Days

Roger Williams Botanical Center Gardens

Join a magical journey in the warmth of the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center to find the hidden gardens and gnome trails. Make a Fairy House, go on a Scavenger Hunt, play Moss Toss and other fantastic games, and enjoy the playful atmosphere. More than 100 Fairy Gardens will be set up throughout the Botanical Center.

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Our Recommendations for the Weekend of 6/16-6/19

WaterFire – Saturday, June 18, 2016
Sponsored by CVS Health Charity Classic and the Providence Journal
Lighting at 8:44 PM, fires stay lit until 12:30 AM

All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park. Lighting occurs shortly after sunset and the event continues until half past midnight. Continue reading “Our Recommendations for the Weekend of 6/16-6/19”

Upcoming Events for August 25th-31st

There are a lot a great activities and live music happening around Providence this week. From musical theatre by the sea to Columbus Theatre performances and gospel choirs, there’s a lot to choose from.

Monday, August 25th

Theatre by the Sea Presents: Monty Python’s Spamalot -8:00pm

The funniest show on earth is coming to spread laughter and merriment throughout the kingdom of Matunuck! Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the film classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail, tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons audiences are eating up SPAMALOT.

Wednesday, August 27th

Columbus Theatre Presents Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang -8:00pm

The Columbus Theatre proudly presents Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang with special guests Reformed Whores. The concert will be on Wednesday, August 27th at The Columbus Theatre. Doors will open at 8pm, show will start at 9pm. General Admission $25 advance tickets on sale Friday, May 2nd at http://duodetwang.brownpapertickets.com

Friday, August 29th

The Greatness of Gospel: Our Roots Runs Deep -7:30pm

This year music director Kim Morrison Pitts-Wiley has chosen a variety of songs that cover the full spectrum of gospel music as well as several contemporary songs with a spiritual flare. And as usual, the show will feature several special guest gospel singers from Rhode Island. Donald Gerola is a renown sculptor whose work has appeared in museums and public places around the world. He has created an outdoor sculpture garden featuring colorful and elegant metal sculptures, some of them more than twenty feet tall. The sculptor garden will be a backdrop for an exciting evening of beautiful and powerful music.

Saturday, August 30th

Audible Spaces: Tristan Perich, Zarouhie Abdalian, [The User] -1:00pm

Audible Spaces presents three sound installations that encourage participants to explore the subtleties of listening. Tristan Perich, Zarouhie Abdalian, and [The User] have each created immersive environments using seemingly uniform sounds that dissolve into tonal, tactile, and temporal variations as participants engage with them.

Sunday, August 31st

The Providence Flea -10:00am

The Providence Flea is back for the summer, and the team wants you to be a part of it! Join us on the Greenway every Sunday through September 14th from 10 am – 4 pm on South Water Street.The Flea has a vintage theme. Antiques, collectibles, vintage wares, vintage jewelry or clothing, upcycled or recycled items can be found at The Flea. A small and carefully selected group of local artists’ and artisans’ wares, and local, independent service providers can also be found at The Flea.

SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival

6th Annual SENE Film,
Music & Arts Festival

From Tuesday, April 22nd to Sunday, April 27th SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival will be celebrating six years of bringing independent cinema, music, and art to New England. In these six days, festival attendees will be able to enjoy independent film screenings, live music, art exhibitions, and parties at venues in Providence and Warwick, RI including the historic Columbus TheatreCable Car CinemaWarwick Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Coffee & Tea House. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend the dynamic Southeast New England Film, Music & Arts Festival!

“Bringing people together through film, music and art”

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Tuesday, April 22nd:

Documentary Short Films at the Warwick Museum of Art

Wednesday, April 23rd:

Music Documentary Shorts, Music Video Competition and Live Music at Brooklyn Coffee & Tea House

Thursday, April 24th:

Art Exhibit, Live Jazz, and Limelight Awards at Warwick Museum of Art

Friday, April 25th:

Friday Film Screenings at Columbus Theatre

Saturday Afternoon, April 26th:

Saturday Film Screenings Part 1 at Columbus Theatre

Saturday Evening, April 26th:

Saturday Film Screenings Part 2 at Columbus Theatre

Sunday, April 27th:

Sunday Film Screenings at Cable Car Cinema

Ticket Information:

Tickets may be purchased the day of event at the venue box office
Cash and credit cards accepted at all events
Box office opens 30 minutes before event or first screening of the day

General Admission Film Screening: $10
Seniors (60+)/Students/RIFC member (with ID): $8 or 2 tickets for $10 (may be used at same screening or different screenings)
Music Event (Wednesday, April 23): $10
Limelight Party & Art Exhibit (Thursday, April 24): $20  (includes free ticket to any screening)
Closing Night Party (Sunday, April 27): $10

Festival Passes:

VIP Badge: $60
(includes access to all Films, Music Events & Parties along with a SENE Poster, SENE T-Shirt and a personalized VIP Badge)
All Access Pass: $40
(includes access to all Films, Music Events & Parties along with a SENE Poster)
Weekend Film Pass $25 
(includes access to all Films from Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27)

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This six-day event is entirely volunteer run and all donations received go towards producing the festival and supporting the work of independent filmmakers, musicians, and artists. If you would like to make a donation to keep the festival going, visit the donate page of the SENE Fest website.

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Twitter: @SENEFest