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November 2008 Events Calendar
Newport Restaurant Week Fall 2018

November 1-10

Discover Newport Presents:
12th Annual Newport Restaurant Week Fall

Newport County Restaurants
Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI
2-course prix fixe lunches: $20, 3-course prix fixe dinner: $3, 3-course premier prix fixe dinner: $50
401-845-9117 | discovernewport.org
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Prepare your taste buds for mouthwatering menus this season with two-course prix fixe lunches for $20, three-course prix fixe dinners for $35 and a three-course premier prix fixe dinner for $50 at over 50 participating restaurants throughout Newport and Bristol County. Experience culinary walking tours, chef demos, affordable palate-pleasing lodging packages, special themed events and more.




Mile Twelve

November 2

BRT Presents: Mile Twelve

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 p.m. | 401 725-9272
$16 or $20 at the door
riverfolk.org

The Mile Twelve lineup offers five of the most promising young musicians in bluegrass: David Benedict (mandolin), Catherine “BB” Bowness (banjo), Bronwyn Keith-Hynes (fiddle), Evan Murphy (guitar, lead vocals), and Nate Sabat (bass, lead vocals).




Bending Toward Justice

November 3

JFK Library Forum Presents:
Bending Toward Justice

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point
Boston
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. | 617-514-1600
jfklibrary.org

Senator Doug Jones, author of Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights, and William Baxley, former Attorney General of Alabama, discuss the decades-long efforts to prosecute the 16th Street Baptist Church bombers. Margaret Burnham, professor and founder and director of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University, moderates.




ICC Set Dancing with Cait Bracken

November 4, 11, 18, 25

ICCNE Presents:
Set Dancing with Cait Bracken

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
7:30-9:30 pm | $5 donation at the door | Adults (16 & up)
781 821-8291
irishculture.org

Every Monday throughout the year (except Holidays), the ICC presents set dancing with Cait Bracken from 7:30-9:30pm. Set dancing is a form of social dancing which has been popular in Ireland for over 150 years. Sets are danced by four couples in a square.  No previous dancing experience or partner required! No registration required for this class.




Barbara Lee

November 5

JFK Library Forum Presents:
A Conversation with Barbara Lee

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Smith Hall, Columbia Point, Boston
Register here.
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. | 617-514-1600
jfklibrary.org

Congresswoman Barbara Lee discusses her distinguished career and contemporary civil rights issues. Kenneth Mack, professor of law and history at Harvard University, moderates.




November 7, 14, 21 & Dec 5

ICCNE Presents:
Virtual History Tour of Ireland's County Fermanagh

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
6-7 pm | $75 | $70 ICC members 
781 821-8291 to enroll | irishculture.org

This is a four-week course focusing on the general, cultural and social history of county Fermanagh and will cover events from ancient times to the present day. Pictured: Monea Castle is situated where a Maguire castle was based prior to the Ulster Plantation




November 7, 14, 21 & Dec 5

ICCNE Presents:
Irish History: Republic of Ireland 1998-2019 

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
7:15-8:15 pm | $75 | $70 ICC members 
781 821-8291 to enroll | irishculture.org

This four-week course focuses on Irish history dealing with events in the Republic of Ireland from 1998 to present day. Topics include everything from the Celtic Tiger to the bank "bail-outs."




Young Rust

November 8

BRT Presents: Young Rust:
The Ultimate Neil Young Experience

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 p.m. | 401 725-9272 | $15 or $20 at the door
riverfolk.org

Known for their ability to replicate the raw emotion and musical chops of Neil Young in all his incarnations, the band currently knows and can perform 60+ Neil Young songs, spanning his musical career. Join Young Rust, close your eyes, and feel like you've been transported straight to a live Neil Young performance. Featuring Mike Gendron, Ryan Meehan,  Kevin Ferschke and John Winters.




Robin Bullock

November 9

BRT Presents:
Robin Bullock

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 p.m. | 401 725-9272 | $16 or $18 at the door
riverfolk.org

Hailed as a “Celtic guitar god” by Baltimore City Paper and “one of the best folk instrumentalists in the business” by Sing Out! MagazineRobin Bullock is one of the preeminent acoustic music masters of our time. His virtuosity on guitar, cittern and mandolin blends the ancient melodies of the Celtic lands, their American descendants, and the masterworks of the Baroque and Renaissance eras into one powerful musical vision.




Golden Bridges - Irish Echo Awards

November 14-15

Irish Echo
Golden Bridges Boston 2019

Boston Seaport Hotel
200 Seaport Drive
South Boston
aisling-events.com

The Irish Echo Newspaper presents the 11th Annual Golden Bridges Conference to spotlight community, business, and education initiatives in northwest Ireland and to promote partnerships with their peers in Boston and Massachusetts. This year’s conference keynote ‘How Boston and Massachusetts Succeed in Turbulent Times’ will be delivered by Jay Ash, CEO, of the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership.




Fuzek-Rossoni 30th anniversary

November 16

BRT Presents:
Fuzek-Rossoni 30th anniversary!

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 p.m. | 401 725-9272
riverfolk.org

Fuzek-Rossoni were the driving force behind the beginnings of the Rhode Island Songwriters Association and Hear In Rhode Island. Tight harmonies and nice blends of both rhythm, lead and fingerstyle acoustic guitar are their trademark. Catch them live at BRT on Nov 16th!





WIN TIX!
November 17

IL DIVO: A Holiday Song Celebration

Orpheum Theatre
1 Hamilton Place, Boston
8:00 p.m. | Doors 7:00 p.m. livenation.com | Purchase Tix Here

IL DIVO, one of the world’s most successful classical-pop cross-over groups, performs at the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, Nov 17, as the group kicks-off its North American “A Holiday Song Celebration” Holiday tour. Comprised of baritone Carlos Marín, singer-songwriter Sébastien Izambard, classically trained tenors Urs Bühler and David Miller, these sublime singers have thrilled audiences around the world with their vocal power and range of songs. This is a concert you won’t want to miss as Il Divo perform songs from The Christmas Collection, their compilation of classics certified Platinum by the RIAA. Expect to hear memorable interpretations of familiar Christmas melodies for a heart-warming start to the festive season.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW WINNER OF FREE TIX!




ICC - John Boyle O'Reilly Presentation

November 17

ICCNE Presents: John Boyle O'Reilly Presentation
by Catherine Shannon

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
1:00 pm | Free | 781 821-8291 | irishculture.org

The Eire Society of Boston and The Charitable Irish Society proudly present an iIlustrated talk about Irish and American Patriot, and champion of social justice: John Boyle O'Reilly by Professor Catherine Shannon. "O'Reilly achieved great fame and respect as an Irish patriot and shaper of Irish American nationalism as well as an influential editor of the Boston Pilot and a leading leterary light in Boston." Find out more on November 17th at 1:00 p.m.




Archie Fisher

November 17

BRT Presents: Archie Fisher

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 p.m. | 401 725-9272
riverfolk.org

Master guitarist, singer and songwriter Archie Fisher is Scotland's foremost troubadour and is known throughout the country as the host of BBC Radio Scotland's award-winning "Travelling Folk" show, which he has presented for more than 30 years.




Eileen Ivers Band

November 23

BRT Presents: Eileen Ivers Band

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 p.m. | 401 725-9272
$26 or $30 at the door
riverfolk.org

Grammy®-Awarded and Emmy-nominated, Eileen Ivers continues to push the fiddling tradition boundaries from a folk music staple to a powerfully beautiful and intensely driving world stage experience. The ensemble 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, percussion, guitar), joining together with Eileen on fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bodhran, and live looping. Not to be missed!




Tom Comerford and Andreas Durkin

November 24

ICCNE Presents:
Tom Comerford and Andreas Durkin

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
2:00 pm | Tickets $20
781 821-8291
irishculture.org

Together Tom Comerford and Andreas Durkin are a great combination. Their afternoon concert is full of song, story and plenty of laughter. The audience is invited to participate making this a fun and memorable experience for all the family. Enjoy an afternoon of great entertainment at the ICC in Canton with Tom Comerford and Andreas Durkin.




Wampanoag

November 29

JFK Library Celebrate!
Wampanoag Nation Singers & Dancers

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point, Boston
10:30-11:30 am | Free Performances For Children Ages 5 and Up
Reservations: 617 514-1644 | jfklibrary.org

Join the Wampanoag Nation Singers and Dancers as they share stories of both their history and modern culture in a performance that culminates with a full audience dance in honor of Native American Heritage Month. Space is first come, first served basis.
Reservations are required for all visitors to this free program.




Blackstone River Theatre Homecoming Concert and Silent Auction

November 30

BRT Homecoming Concert And Silent Auction Fundraiser

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
7:30 p.m. | $20 | 401 725-9272
riverfolk.org

BRT's 20th annual fundraiser will feature some of the best of Rhode Island's homegrown talent as well as others who now live in the Ocean State. Starting at 6:30 p.m. and during intermission, Blackstone River Theatre will also hold a silent auction featuring CDs, jewelry, original artwork, Christmas items and gift certificates. 100% of the proceeds from both the concert and the silent auction will go to support Blackstone River Theatre's programming and operating expenses. Featuring Atwater~Donnelly, Kim Trusty, The Vox Hunters, Yacouba Diabate, Torrin Ryan, and The Exiles!





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