Providence, Rhode Island

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Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Entertainment & Events in Providence, Rhode Island

Special Events

  • Dunkin' Donuts Civic Center 401-331-6700
    1 La Salle Square
    Providence, RI 02903
    Southern New England's premier event venue hosting a variety of family events, sporting events, and concerts. more


  • Avon Cinema 401-421-3315
    260 Thayer Street
    Providence, RI 02906
    Located on the Historic East Side of Providence
    Enjoy high profile independent, art, and foreign films in a traditional movie house setting while at this cinema. more

  • Cable Car Cinema & Cafe 401-272-3970
    204 South Main Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    Known as "the theatre with couches", this cozy venue shows the finest in independent and foreign films with local musicians performing before most shows. Cafe on site serves coffee, sandwiches, soups, and snacks. more

  • Providence Latin American Film Festival 401-454-6591
    P.O. Box 1403
    Providence, RI 02901
    Held during Hispanic Heritage Month, the annual Providence Latin American Film Festival presents the best fiction, documentary, animated, and short films produced in Latin America, Spain, Portugal, other Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions of the world and as work produced by North American Latino film makers. PLAFF has collaborated with national film institutes, film schools, distributors, producers, independent directors, community organizations and international film festivals to program the most recent, high quality films that would not otherwise be seen in New England, along with a plethora of activities for the incredibly diverse communities of the region. Held in September. more

Night Life

  • Improv Jones 401-521-5351
    95 Empire Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    Some of the best improv comedy around. Shows on Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 p.m. in downtown Providence.  more

Concerts & Performances

  • Performing Arts Series at Rhode Island College 401-456-8194
    600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
    Providence, RI 02908
    Rhode Island College
    Since 1962 the Performing Arts Series at Rhode Island College has grown and flourished, becoming a leading platform for the performing arts in Providence and throughout Rhode Island. more

  • Fête 401-383-1112
    103 Dike Street
    Providence, RI 02909
    "New England’s boutique live music venue dedicated to providing innovative music programming." more

Plays & Productions

  • Providence Performing Arts Center 401-421-ARTS
    220 Weybosset St.
    Providence, RI 02903
    World-class facility featuring a state-of-the-art sound system and hosting first-class Broadway shows, plays, contemporary acts, and concerts. Also features a rare five-manual Mighty Wurlitzer organ and a 28 foot by 51 foot movie screen showing current and classic films. more

  • Trinity Repertory Company 401-351-4242
    201 Washington Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    "Rhode Island's Tony Award-winning theater." more

  • Festival Ballet Providence 401-353-1129
    825 Hope Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    Well established Rhode Island ballet company performing a full season of classical ballet performances each year. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Great International Beer Festival 401-274-3234
    Held at the Rhode Island Convention Center
    The Great International Beer Festival is held twice annually at the Rhode Island Convention Center, usually in April and November. more


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