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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 06-07-2018

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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VALLEY BREEZE LIVING EDITION | JUNE 7-13, 2018 ENTERTAINMENT 9 tainers. It fuses painting, music, and dance to create a unique visual expe- rience inspired by Biblical and classic fable themes. It features Coté, Blue Man Group's Kyle Harris, Richard Davia of the Sound of Gravity, Gerrit Curti of Raven King, The State Ballet of Rhode Island, and others. Themes will vary from Adam and Eve to Sleeping Beauty. "The performance will be almost theatrical," Coté said. He will likely use a 48-foot by 72-foot canvas for this event. "I'll present the work I end up producing and I'll gift it to the city of Providence," he said. He thanked the city for integrating him into the festival. Area residents are encouraged to attend PVDFest ready to be enter- tained. "They're going to see some- thing they've never seen before," he said. "It's new and fresh, unusual and edgy, and the audience will love it." To learn more about Coté and see some of his work, visit his website at . For the fourth year, Mayor Jorge Elorza, the city of Providence's Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding creative part- ner FirstWorks is hosting PVDFest. Providence's world-renowned art, culture and culinary community join forces with artists from across the country and world to deliver "a once- in-a-lifetime experience," say orga- nizers. Live music, dance, food, and visual art installations transform the city in a multi-arts takeover of public spaces, parks, and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence. Visit for more. Modern artist PAUL COTÉ, a Woonsocket High School graduate and Cumberland resident, will perform at an opening night gala with DJ Chakram on Friday, June 8, and the Main Stage Sunday, June 10. PVDFEST From Page One Ocean State Summer Pops will play at St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center WOONSOCKET – The Ocean State Summer Pops Orchestra returns to St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center Saturday, June 16, at 7 p.m. Enjoy an evening of seasonal selec- tions with a 55-piece orchestra and special guests. "OSSPO is one of Rhode Island's greatest cultural gems, and this con- cert at one of our favorite venues will get everyone back in the warm spring and summer frame of mind given our recent wet and chilly early spring weather," said Peter Doiron, executive director of OSSPO. "We are again proud to be partnering with St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center," added Doiron. "… Over the many years we've part- nered with the St. Ann team, Wally Rathburn and Dominique Doiron, they consistently prove to be a true reflection of the Rhode Island arts community with a sincere mission of partnering with, and support- ing organizations like OSSPO to help spread the joy of our music to patrons throughout Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts." Stephen Toro, one of the organiza- tion's founding members, will lead the orchestra and include marches and Broadway show tunes as a sampling of seasonal favorites to "lift your musical spirits," states a release. Tickets to see the Ocean State Summer Pops Orchestra are $15. In the spirit of OSSPO's mission statement "to educate, entertain and inspire," tickets for children age 12 and younger are free (free tickets are available only at the door with a limit of two per family). Tickets are available locally at The Honey Shop, Excel Salon, Pepin Lumber, and Vose True Value Hardware or online at www.stann- or www. . Welcome to Summer Celebration will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters CRANSTON – Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State will hold its 2018 Welcome to Summer Celebration fundraiser on Saturday, June 16, at the Bonnet Shores Beach Club, 175 Bonnet Point Road, Narragansett. Over the past nine years, this event has raised more than $150,000 for mentoring programs for boys and girls throughout Rhode Island. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature light beach fare and a cash bar. Entertainment will be pro- vided by the band Sugar. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased online at Tickets are lim- ited and will not be sold at the door. The music generations grew up on – ROCK, POP & DOO WOP from the 1950's & 1960's WNRI AM 1380 • WNRI FM 95.1 • WNRI FM 99.1 Internet stream:;; WNRI Announces Our Newest Program Oldies Tonight with Terry Turner Thursday Nights 7-9 p.m. Terry spins the original vinyl platters in studio… 57 Alpine Way, North Smithfield, RI 401 542-0490 Open HOUSe SAtuRdAy & SuNdAy ~ 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. WeekdAyS ~ 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Rhode Island's Best Value Condos For sale 4 UnITs PrICed To sell sTarTIng aT $299,000 Ranch now available Fully Finished Basement

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