Showing posts from June, 2016

Press release ~ Food Truck Festival ~ Providence ~ August 6

Contact: Janet Prensky Aigner/Prensky Marketing 617-254-9500 For Immediate Release/June 15, 2016
The PROVIDENCE Food Truck AND CRAFT BEER Festival Coming to India Point Park on Saturday, August 6th
Featuring 25+ Food Trucks, 50+ Great Regional Craft Beers
Providence, RI – The Providence Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival will return on Saturday, August 6th from 11am-6pm (VIP Hour from 11am – Noon) at India Point Park Park. You will find 25+ food trucks paired with 25+ of the area’s most popular local craft brewers with 50+ of the best craft beers in the region. “Food trucks and craft beer just belong together,” says Anne-Marie Aigner, founder of Food Truck Festivals of America. In addition, we will have more traffic police and better parking options to ensure the best customer experience possible.

From 11am – 3pm, the focus will be on the food at a Food Truck Festival with 12 ounce beers available for purchase.  From 3pm – 6pm, it will be a Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival with attendee…

Press Release ~ Burbage announces their 2016-2017 Season at Aurora Providence.

Through the eyes of Othello’s martyred wife, we see the story that Shakespeare neglected. Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paula Vogel gives Desdemona a richer and more complicated life than even her jealous husband could suspect. Along with Emelia, her trusty fille-de-chambre, Desdemona engages with questions of gender, sex, religion, and relationships in a world that fails to acknowledge how limitless women can be.Two hospital patients fall in love in a play written before the audience’s eyes. Lovers and storytellers cope with the expectations and disappointments of art and humanity in this masterfully spun play about the creative process and life itself. Will Eno puts his poetic language and enigmatic characters to good use, leading the audience to simple, poignant, and necessary truths.In this dark comedy about interrogation and innovation, a computer programmer is arrested after the search engine he designs answers “yes” to the question “is the government of the United States ev…

Events ~ John F. Kennedy in Newport ~ June 23

John F. Kennedy in NewportA June 23, 2016 Talk with Tom Putnam
Newport, RI – The Kennedys have had a long association with Newport, RI. Jacqueline Bouvier spent much of her childhood in the City by the Sea, the couple was married at St. Marcy’s Church and they often returned during family vacations. To offer insight on this popular era in 20th century American history, the Newport Historical Society is pleased to host the talk John F. Kennedy in Newport on Thursday June 23, 2016.
Using archival materials from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Tom Putnam, the Library’s former director, will lead a conversation about John F. Kennedy and the time he spent in Newport especially during his one thousand days in our nation’s highest office. The talk will include photos and home movies, including his 1953 wedding to Jacqueline Bouvier at St. Mary’s Church, and his days spent in Newport at “Hammersmith Farm” relaxing with family. Vintage news footage will highlight the 1962 A…

Press release ~ Newport Eats Debuts First Exhibit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newport Eats Debuts First ExhibitFeatures Dining in 20th Century Newport
Newport, RI – June 2016 – During the 20th century, Newport, like many other modernizing American cities, experienced a variety of changes in patterns of food consumption and purchase. Many of these changes are featured in the Newport Historical Society’s latest exhibit Newport Eats: Dining in the 20th Century, which highlights food-related objects and photographs.
This exhibit, which is the first in the Society’s history-of-food initiative, Newport Eats, highlights the public and private dining experiences of Newport County residents during an often-overlooked period and includes menus, announcements, tableware and other ephemera related to local eateries of the 20th century. Several well-known establishments are included such as Newport Creamery, the Hotel Viking, The Mile Post and the Muenchinger-King Hotel. In addition a display of Newport-themed cocktail ware places a spotlight on one of t…

Press release ~ Summer at the Contemporary Theater Company

The Contemporary Theater Company
Box Office: 401-218-0282
327 Main Street
Wakefield, RI 02879

WAKEFIELD – Summer is on its way, and the Contemporary Theater Company is gearing up for a great season in Downtown Wakefield!

The company always features three mainstage productions in the summer. This year the season features The Fantasticks, a musical, Rumors, a comedy, and Slamming Doors, a full-length improvised farce.

The Fantasticks is a classic musical, led by the team from last fall’s production of Sweeney Todd,” says Communications Director Maggie Cady. “It’s the longest running musical is off-Broadway history, and we’re sure that audiences are going to love our version with a little CTC flair!”

Following a pair of young, star-crossed lovers, The Fantasticks beautifully tells a tale of love in the moonlight, and in the harsh light of day.

Rumors was the first play that the Contemporary Theater Company undertook in 2005, and now the company is…

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