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Thursday, January 24, 2013

 

Get your hockey on right here in Providence this weekend, when the AHL All-Star Weekend takes over The Dunk. Photo: AHL.

Another awesome weekend is on the way in Rhode Island, and we have five fantastic ways for you to enjoy it!

AHL All-Star Weekend, Providence

(Friday-Sunday) Prepare to be amazed at Sunday's AHL Skills Competition as some of the most promising hockey players in the NHL's developmental circuit will wow audiences on the ice at The Dunkin Donuts Center. The AHL Skills Competition is a part of a whole wild weekend of hockey that opens with a Providence Bruins home game against the Portland Pirates Friday at 7pm, The Providence Youth Hockey Festival on Saturday, and the AHL All Star Game Monday at 7pm. One LaSalle Square Providence (401) 273-5000. Tickets are $55.  For more information, go here.   

Providence Restaurant Week

(Friday-Saturday) Don't miss out on this opportunity to battle frigid temperatures with fantastic food throughout Providence during the spectacular Providence Restaurant Week. Delectable restaurants throughout the city are offering amazing deals such as a three course lunch for $14.95 or a three course dinner for $29.95.  Providence Restaurant Week ends this Saturday, so feast your eyes on the list of fabulous restaurants participating here.

Jazz Music with The Birdland Big Band at Park Theatre, Cranston

Jump into vintage jazz this Sunday at the Park Theatre in Cranston with The Birdland Big Band, direct from NYC.

(Sunday) Jump back to the vintage jazz age with The Birdland Big Band with conductor Tommy Igoe. In a setting designed to recreate the ambience and experience of a night at Birdland, this robust new ensemble is straight from the jazz mecca of NYC and provides a mind-blowing musical event that soars beyond the traditional and sets the standard for the 21st-century jazz orchestra. Featuring New York’s finest musicians and directed by one of the world’s greatest drummers, New York City’s most popular weekly musical attraction has traveled to RI to amaze Rhode Islanders. 848 Park Ave, Cranston, (401) 467-7275. Tickets are $22 for standard or $27 for premium.  For more information, go here.

Fools at Ocean State Theatre, Warwick

(Friday-Sunday) You would be a fool to miss the premiere of Fools at Ocean State Theatre in Warwick at 7:30pm on Friday. Neil Simon's hilarious play tells the ridiculous story of Leon Tolchinsky, a young school teacher who quickly falls madly in love and realizes that his new love and the entire town, have been literally cursed with chronic stupidity. He finds out he has just 24 hours to break the curse and save his love forever. 1245 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick, (401) 921-6800. For ticket prices and more information, go here.

Rhode Island's African American Colonial through Present Exhibit, Providence

(Friday-Sunday) Immerse in this thought-provoking and engaging exhibit showcasing fine art, photographs, documents and photographs offers from local museums and collections that encapsulate African American culture in Rhode Island through the colonial times to the present. URI Feinstein Campus 80 Washington Street Providence. 9:00am-5:00pm. For more information, go here. 

 

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