Banjo Music Envelopes New Bedford At The Zeiterion

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn (Photo courtesy Zeiterion Performing Arts Center)

It isn’t every day that you hear homespun mountain music in a New England coastal town, but that is exactly what happened when Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn performed their brilliant banjo concert at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center tonight.  Read more of this post

Greg Iles Takes An Unflinching Look At The Real South [INTERVIEW]

Natchez, Miss. survived the Civil War virtually unscathed. Gorgeous antebellum homes, lush gardens, and rich history continue to make this town one of the crown jewels of the South. But it is also a community rife with secrets, scandal and tragedy. These stories remained buried for years, until one of the city’s most prominent citizens, author Greg Iles, decided it was time to reveal them once and for all. Read more of this post

Rhode Island Philharmonic Pays Tribute To Immigrant Composers

Rhode Island Philharmonic

Rhode Island Philharmonic

Tonight, conductor Larry Rachleff and the Rhode Island Philharmonic paid tribute to immigrant composers during its Ravishing Rachmaninoff concert at The VETS.  Read more of this post

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ Makes Us Believe In Magic

Peter and the Starcatcher

Black Stache steals the show in ‘Peter and the Starcatcher.’ (Photo courtesy Zeiterion Performing Arts Center)

Tonight the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center resonated with delighted laughter during the hilariously whimsical and ever creative prequel to Peter Pan, Peter and the StarcatcherRead more of this post

Create SMILES Through Mentoring [VIDEOS]

Area residents are working hard to build a rapport with local children in an effort to keep them in school through a program called SMILES (SouthCoast Mentoring Initiative for Learning, Education and Service). Read more of this post

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