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The Valley Breeze & Observer 11-21-2019

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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | NOVEMBER 20-26, 2019 ENTERTAINMENT 3 BRT presents Eileen Ivers and Universal Roots CUMBERLAND – Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., will present an evening featuring Eileen Ivers and Universal Roots on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 8 p.m. Grammy-awarded and Emmy- nominated, Eileen Ivers is the groundbreaking musical star of Riverdance, a founding member of Cherish the Ladies, and one of the most awarded All-Ireland Fiddle and Banjo champions ever. Ivers' most recent CD, "Beyond the Bog Road," focuses on the influences of the Celtic tradition on roots music – bluegrass, French-Canadian, Cajun, Appalachian, Americana – and how the music journeyed on to become a fundamental ingredient of the American Country music tradition. Irish Music Magazine calls it "a tri- umph … a musical Magnus-Opus" and the album reached number one on the Alt-Country Roots Music Chart. Ivers has been called a "sensa- tion" by Billboard magazine and "the Jimi Hendrix of the violin," by The New York Times. "She elec- trifies the crowd with a dazzling show of virtuoso playing," says The Irish Times. Ivers' recording credits include over 80 contemporary and traditional albums and numerous movie scores. Eileen's new band, Universal Roots, features Matt Mancuso (lead vocals, guitar, trumpet, fiddle), Buddy Connolly (button accordion, whistles, piano, vocals), Lindsey Horner (upright and electric bass, baritone sax, vocals), Dave Barckow (lead vocals, percus- sion, guitar), joining together with Ivers on fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bodhran, and live looping. Admission is $26 in advance and $30 on the day of the show. For reservations or information, call 401-725-9272. EILEEN IVERS AND UNIVERSAL ROOTS will perform at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 8 p.m. Admission is $26 in advance and $30 on the day of the show. This December, talented local children will take part in a popular Rhode Island holiday tradition. KIERA BUTTIMER, of North Providence, will perform with R.I.'s premiere classical ballet company, Festival Ballet Providence in the annual production of "THE NUTCRACKER," on Dec. 13-15 at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. She will be part of a cast of more than 100 children performing roles including Angel, Candy Doll, Mouse, Party Child, Soldier, Sugar Plum Fairy Attendant, and Trepak Corps. For tickets, visit www.ppacri.org . 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Med. $ 13 Large $ 17 Flatbread $ 10 Chicken Marsala Meatballs Mini meatballs simmered in a mushroom Marsala wine sauce, served with toasted garlic bread. $ 10 Fried Artichokes Crispy fried artichoke hearts, served with a garlic lemon aioli. $ 10 Harvest Salad Mixed greens with roasted butternut squash, sundried cranberries, sliced pears, toasted pumpkin seeds and crumbled goat cheese toasted in a pomegranate vinaigrette. $ 12 Add Chicken $ 3 Add Shrimp $ 5 Add Steak $ 4 SANDWICHES Prosciutto & Pear Panini Parma prosciutto, pear, arugula greens, tomato, honey mustard, gorgonzola cheese. $ 12 Turkey Burger Cheddar cheese, cranberry mayo, roasted squash, lettuce and tomato. $ 13 ENTREES Pumpkin Ravioli Fresh pumpkin ravioli tossed with a roasted walnut and butternut squash cream sauce sprinkled with spiced toasted pumpkin seeds. $ 15 Add Shrimp $ 5 Add Chicken $ 3 Saucy Italian Drunken Noodles Spicy Italian sausage, tomatoes, caramelized onions, red and yellow bell peppers, white wine, basil and pappardelle pasta. $ 18 8 Hour Braised Pork Shank Berkshire pork shank, slow braised with fall root vegetables, served over sweet potato mashed, with rosemary and sage pan gravy. $ 25 Chicken & Risotto Pan seared chicken breast with wood smoked bacon, caramelized onion and sundried tomatoes over roasted butternut squash risotto. $ 18 Now Open for Lunch at Noon Friday, Saturday & Sunday

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