Farrelly Brothers honored with Morton E. Ruderman Award for Inclusion

The Ruderman Family Foundation announce in an email to supporters today that acclaimed filmmakers Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly as the recipients...

Maroon 5 coming to Fenway Park with Leon Bridges and Meghan Trainor in June

Three-time GRAMMY® Award winning multiplatinum band Maroon 5 have announced dates for their upcoming 2020 U.S. tour produced by Live Nation. These upcoming tour dates...

Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour: Lynyrd Skynyrd coming to Providence with Travis Tritt in April

In 2018 Southern Rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd announced, after a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more...
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Six Picks Music: The Best in Local Music this Weekend (Dec. 6-8)

If you tire of shopping local this weekend, head out and hear some local music - a couple of fine tribute shows...

Westerly’s Town Manager Rooney a finalist for Florida manager’s position

J. Mark Rooney, who may still be celebrating his first anniversary as Westerly, Rhode Island’s town manager, is now a finalist for...

Six Picks: The Best in Local Events this Weekend (Dec. 6-8)

"Come Away With Me" all Weekend at PPAC (Providence) This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of...

Def Leppard, MÖTLEY CRÜE, coming to Feneway Park with Poison and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts in August

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The world’s most iconic and celebrated rock legends will hit the road together next summer for a coheadlining...

CCRI’s DECA chapter hosts holiday raffles to raise money for Tomorrow Fund

The Community College of Rhode Island’s Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) chapter is hosting two holiday raffles this week at the...

Farrelly Brothers honored with Morton E. Ruderman Award for Inclusion

The Ruderman Family Foundation announce in an email to supporters today that acclaimed filmmakers Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly as the recipients...

Maroon 5 coming to Fenway Park with Leon Bridges and Meghan Trainor in June

Three-time GRAMMY® Award winning multiplatinum band Maroon 5 have announced dates for their upcoming 2020 U.S. tour produced by Live Nation. These upcoming tour dates...

Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour: Lynyrd Skynyrd coming to Providence with Travis Tritt in April

In 2018 Southern Rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd announced, after a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more...

At The Movies

What’sUp at the Movies: “Knives Out” Brilliant Cast, Masterful Storytelling

Successful mystery writer Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead from an apparent suicide, but private eye Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig), fresh...

Movie Review: “Doctor Sleep” a Fitting Sequel to “The Shining”

Adapting a book for the big screen is never easy, but director Mike Flanagan faced more challenges than most in making Doctor Sleep, based...

Movie Review: “The Lighthouse” Shines Bright (and Dark…)

When Robert Eggers made his directorial debut in 2015 with one of the best horror films of the decade, it was clear...

What’s Up RI Movie Review: The Joker (2019)

Much of the buzz surrounding Todd Phillips’ Joker after it premiered at the prestigious Venice Film Festival (and won the Golden Lion,...

Sports Briefs

College Basketball: West Virginia claims gritty victory against Rhode Island

West Virginia claims gritty victory against Rhode Island

Coventry makes West Warwick’s offense disappear

Coventry makes West Warwick's offense disappear

Westerly mows down Stonington

Westerly mows down Stonington

Pilgrim makes Toll Gate’s offense disappear

Pilgrim makes Toll Gate's offense disappear

Concerts & Shows

What’sUp at the Movies: “Knives Out” Brilliant Cast, Masterful Storytelling

Successful mystery writer Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead from an apparent suicide, but private eye Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig), fresh...

Concert Recap: Liz Phair Kicks Out the Jams at the Columbus Theatre

Alt-rock hero Liz Phair played a stellar show in front of a near sell-out crowd Friday November 15th at the Columbus Theatre...

Theatre Review: Aladdin, a Magical Ride at PPAC

PPAC's Aladdin is a brilliant showcase of theatrical performance fueled by a multi-talented cast of characters that bring the Disney classic...

Concert Recap: Songwriting Legend Jimmy Webb Captivates at Greenwich Odeum (10-25-19)

Friday, October 25th was a special night in East Greenwich featuring two remarkable songwriters, one a 60's legend who wrote hits for...

Things To Do

Six Picks: The Best in Local Events this Weekend (Dec. 6-8)

"Come Away With Me" all Weekend at PPAC (Providence) This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of...

RISCA announces schedule for State House Holiday Concerts

The holiday season is upon us, and the musical talents of Rhode Island school musicians will be showcased as part of a...

Color The Season Red & Greene: Public invited to Christmas at Spell Hall, the Nathaniel Greene Homestead

Join the Gen. Nathanael Greene Homestead Association on December 14-15 from 1 am to 4 pm for their annual Christmas Open House...

Rhode Island Businesses: Don’t miss the chance to be part of What’s Up Rhode Island’s Holiday Gift Guides!

In the spirit of promoting the shop local movement, What’s Up Rhode Island will be running Holiday Gift Guides this December, providing...

Eat Drink RI presents a Culinary Market as part of the City of Providence’s 2019 PVD Winter Lights Celebration

Source: Eat Drink RI On Friday, December 6th from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, December 7th from 12-9 p.m., Eat Drink RI is...

RI DEM joins REI, America’s State Parks in encouraging individuals, families to #OptOutside on Black Friday

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) along with specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-Op and America’s State Parks are encouraging...

Real Estate

Castle Street Cottages in East Greenwich wins ‘Best in American Living’ Award

The Castle Street Cottages on Rope Walk Hill, located at 15 Castle Street in East Greenwich, has been honored by the National...

Portsmouth home fetches $1.775 million, marks second highest sale in that community this year

Lila Delman Real Estate announced today the sale of 178 Prospect Farm Road. The property sold for $1,755,000. Lila...

Million Dollar Listing: Waterfront mixed-use parcel in Westerly sells for $2.5 million

Lila Delman Real Estate today announced the sale of 75 Watch Hill Road in Westerly, the property reportedly sold for $2,500,000. 

Million Dollar Listing: Weekapaug Cottage sells for $3 million

Lila Delman Real Estate today announced the sale of 13 Fenway Road in Weekapaug, the property reportedly sold for $3,000,000. Lori Joyal, Lila Delman’s...

Watch Hill home sells for $17.6 million, marks 2nd highest home sale in state’s history

Lila Delman Real Estate announced the sale today of 10 Bluff Avenue in Watch Hill for $17,600,000. This transaction marks the 2nd...

Weekapaug home sells for $2.272 million

Lila Delman Real Estate announced today the sale 30 Williams Avenue in Westerly’s Weekapaug for $2,272,500. Lori Joyal, Lila Delman’s Watch Hill...

RISCA announces schedule for State House Holiday Concerts

The holiday season is upon us, and the musical talents of Rhode Island school musicians will be showcased as part of a...

Chicago announces Summer Amphitheater Tour with Rick Springfield, coming to Xfinity Center in July

Today the legendary rock & roll band with horns Chicago announced a North American summer amphitheater tour with music icon Rick Springfield....

Alanis Morissette announces 2020 tour celebrating 25 years of ‘Jagged Little Pill’

Today, seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette announced that she will be embarking on a 31-date North American tour which kicks off...

Chris Janson to perform at Indian Ranch on July 11th

Webster, MA - December 2, 2019 - Indian Ranch announced that  country singer Chris Janson will perform in Webster, MA on Saturday, July...

Tree Lighting Ceremony at State House set for December 4th

Governor Gina M. Raimondo is inviting all Rhode Islanders to view the State House’s beautiful new Christmas tree at this year’s Tree...

Warwick ranked 10th, Providence 77th on WalletHub’s ‘2019’s Safest Cities in America’

Warwick is among the ten safest cities in America, according to a new report out today by WalletHub. ...

Five Finger Death Punch announce 2020 U.S. Arena Tour with special guests Papa Roach, I Prevail, and Ice Nine Kills

4x Platinum, 6x Gold record selling rock juggernaut FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH have announced that they will kick off the 2nd leg of their current U.S. arena headline...

College Basketball: West Virginia claims gritty victory against Rhode Island

West Virginia claims gritty victory against Rhode Island

Newport Jazz Assembly Band Wows Scituate Students

Students at Scituate Middle School were treated to a pre-Thanksgiving performance with the Newport Jazz Assembly Band on Tuesday November 26th. The...

Video Premiere: Anthony Savino Releases “Like New”

Today we're premiering "Like New," the first video from the new album Good Job, by Providence-based singer-songwriter Anthony Savino. The video is...

Dine & Drink

Eat Drink RI presents a Culinary Market as part of the City of Providence’s 2019 PVD Winter Lights Celebration

Source: Eat Drink RI On Friday, December 6th from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, December 7th from 12-9 p.m., Eat Drink RI is...

Six Picks Food: Thanksgiving Pie Guide 2019

Thanksgiving is the ultimate foodie holiday, and it’s just around the corner! Whether you are hosting, or bringing your appetite to a...

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Newport Restaurant Group

The Newport Restaurant Group (NRG), a collection of nine unique restaurant concepts throughout Rhode Island, is celebrating Thanksgiving with a selection of...

Bravo Brewing Company will open in Pascoag this weekend

Bravo Brewing Company will be Rhode Island's newest brewery when they host their grand opening on Saturday in Pascoag ( Burrillville).

Tilted Barn Brewery announces plans to build new barn, expansion

Exeter's Tilted Barn Brewery announced plans this morning that they will be expanding. "We thought our five year anniversary...

Middletown restaurant featured in ‘The Ultimate BBQ Road Trip’, named among 20 best BBQ restaurants in the USA

BBQ experts Go Shindig, have mapped out the ultimate BBQ road trip across the US, stopping off at all of the top-rated grill houses...

People & Profiles

Westerly’s Town Manager Rooney a finalist for Florida manager’s position

J. Mark Rooney, who may still be celebrating his first anniversary as Westerly, Rhode Island’s town manager, is now a finalist for...

How to handle politics at the Thanksgiving table

“It is a holiday dinner and all hell is about to break out in the dining room,” writes Brookings Vice President Darrell...

Social Enterprise Greenhouse to host 2019 Health & Wellness Accelerator Graduation & Pitch Night

Join Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) for a festive celebration as the graduates of its 2019 Health & Wellness Accelerator complete their three-month...

Beatles Tribute “Fab Four” to Play Cranston’s Park Theatre Nov. 16th

Cold weather got you down? Sick of the snow already? Maybe what you need is a full dose of Beatles! The Fab...

Best-Selling Author Mitch Albom Coming to Providence Nov. 21

"Reading With Robin" welcomes beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author Mitch Albom to Rhode Island for the launch of his latest...

Amy Gravell named new managing director of The Gamm Theatre

The board of directors of The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) is pleased to announce the hiring of Amy Gravell as managing...