GoLocal LIVE at the New England Outdoor Living & Garden Show

Saturday, March 09, 2019

 

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GoLocal's Laura Afonso and Kate Nagle preview the Flower show

GoLocalProv’s Laura Afonso visited the New England Outdoor Living & Garden Show hosted at the Water Fire Arts Center on Valley Street in Providence. The show extends through the weekend, with a VIP party on Saturday night. With ten extravagant garden installations, food and beverage samplings, and even a cooking demonstration from celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli, the event is sure to deliver a good time.

On Friday, Afonso spoke with Chuck Carberry, Show Director of the New England Outdoor Living & Garden Show about what it takes to put on a grand event of this nature. The show offers a variety of outdoor lifestyle arrangements, tastes of local food and drinks from Rhode Island, as well as related vendors.

Brandon McMillan, celebrity animal trainer and host of the CBS television show Lucky Dog spoke with Afonso about ways to keep pets safe and happy in an outdoor living space. McMillan will be speaking about his new book Lucky Dog Lessons, as well as signing copies.

Alicia Dorius, Vice President of Corporate Events Russell Morin Catering Events spoke about the weekend-long garden show and the fun events and installations that will be enjoyed by guests. Dorius highlighted the Waterfire Arts Center’s versatility in hosting events of all sizes and styles.

 

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March 9

12 Angry Jurors at The Barker Playhouse

12 jurors deliberate a capital murder case that brings out tempers, bigotry, scapegoating, and the courage to fight for the truth. The room is hot; tempers are short.

Will arguments come to blows? Can Madame Foreman and the guards keep things under control? As one human life hangs in the balance, the jurors are compelled to look within themselves and question their most fundamental beliefs, their prejudices and the concept of justice.

Show times are at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. 

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March 9

Festival Ballet Presents "Up Close on Hope" at Black Box Theatre

The powerful ballet tells the story of Marguerite Gautier whose illicit romance unravels into betrayal, while a debilitating illness consumes her.

The mixed repertory program will also feature world premiere works by local arts leader and choreographer yon Tande and Boston-based choreographer Kurt Douglas.

The show begins at 8 p.m. 

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March 9

Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Tasha Dorji at Columbus Theater

The Columbus Cooperative proudly presents Godspeed You! Black Emperor with special guest Tashi Dorji.

The show begins at 7 p.m. 

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March 10

Guinness St. Pat’s 5K at RI State House 

The Guinness St. Pat's 5k will start and finish at the Rhode Island Statehouse on Smith Street in Providence RI on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. Walkers are welcome.

All participants that select the option to register for all three Tour de Patrick races online will receive the BONUS Tour de Patrick benie hat. 

The event begins at 11 a.m. 

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March 10

8th Annual Plunge for Preemies at Warwick Country Club 

Project Sweet Peas is hosting their 8th Annual Polar Plunge, “Plunge for Preemies” at the Warwick Country Club.

Festivities include a polar plunge, post-plunge party with food, entertainment, raffles, silent auction, and more! During this unique event, former NICU families, health professionals, and other members of the community rally together to support our mission and our families.

The event goes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

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March 10

Providence St. Patrick's Day Parade 

Begins at Smith Street and Hilltop Avenue. The parade will proceed eastwards on Smith Street and end at the Rhode Island State House.

The Mayor of Athlone, Ireland, Aengus O’Rourke and 30 members of the Irish Military Police to attend this year’s Providence St. Patrick’s Day Parade. 

The parade begins at 9 a.m. 

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March 10

Concert for George at Showcase Cinemas in Warwick 

10 Days of Event Cinema Showcase Cinemas’ presents Concert for George. 

The film takes place on the 29th of November in 2002, one year to the day that George Harrison passed away.

The concert features Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty and many more. 

Showtimes are at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. 

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March 11

Septet Classics at RISD Museum

Amici e Musica will perform septets by Conradin Kreutzer and Adolphe Blanc. The ensemble instrumentation is violin, viola, cello, string bass, clarinet, horn, and bassoon.

The septet were composed in the 19th century during the Classical and Romantic periods.

This music form and ensemble was very popular in its day. Today it is rarely heard but always a real treat for the audience.

The event goes from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

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March 11

Providence Flea Winter Market 

Check out a bunch of new and returning vintage vendors, artisans, makers, plus the city's favorite hot food & coffee trucks, community nonprofits and live music.

The markets will be held in the caf at the building's rear entrance.

The market is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Providence's Hope High School.

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March 11

Undefined at ArtProv Gallery 

ArtProv Gallery's exhibit "Undefined," features the works of S.W. Dinge who Dinge produced the paintings for the show mostly on the floor, watering down the gouache and acrylic paints and pouring them onto an unprimed canvas. 

The exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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