Six Picks Events: The Best in Local Events This Weekend

Zan Berry Plays the PVD Cello Festival

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Festival Ballet “Game Changers” at The Vets (Providence)

“Game Changers” is an evening of movement, music, and athleticism that packs a punch, with works by innovative choreographers at the top of their game, plus powerful music performed live. From Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon’s arresting Morphoses to a bold and pulsing new work from powerhouse duo choreographer Yury Yanowsky and singer/songwriter Josh Knowles (performing live), “Game Changers” is bursting with creativity that you never thought possible and sure to challenge your perception of how bold ballet can be. Details here.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert Saturday at PPAC (Providence)

Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale accompanied by the music of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen. Details here.

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PVD Cello Festival All Weekend (Providence)

Several events around Providence mark the PVD Cello Festival, celebrating the cello and the creative spirit. Check out the link for complete details with performances at the Good Will Engine Co., The Music Mansion and the RISD Museum. Details here.

Jeff Dunham Friday at the Dunk (Providence)

Don’t miss “JEFF DUNHAM: SERIOUSLY!?” coming to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Providence on February 7. For the past twelve years, Dunham and his somewhat-inappropriate-proteges, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled arenas across the U.S. and the world with their multiple, blockbuster tours. Details here. 

Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet Friday at Linden Place (Bristol)

Pianist Lois Vaughan has been performing professionally for over 30 years. From ballads to swing to bossa nova to the blues, the Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet will play a pre-Valentines concert of love-themed jazz and Latin tunes from the 1920s to the 2000s for all to enjoy at historic Linden Place. The concert takes place in the historic Linden Place Ballroom, 500 Hope Street in Bristol on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm. Enjoy tunes by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Jack Johnson, Stevie Wonder, and many more.Details here.

Flicker’s Red Carpet Experience Sunday (Providence)

Walk the Red Carpet. Pose for Paparazzi. Hobnob with members of the film industry. The excitement and glamour of Hollywood are coming to The Providence Biltmore Hotel Grand Ballroom Oscar Night®, Sunday, February 9, 2020. Residents of New England can experience the thrills and surprises of the 92nd Academy Awards® at the (11th Annual) Red Carpet Experience. Details here.