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A spirit-shaking percussion and voice fiesta, said to make dancers float!
Venezuelan singer Betsayda Machado and her multigenerational band of musicians and dancers, La Parranda El Clavo, hail from the tiny Venezuelan village El Clavo—where their music has been igniting parties in the town square for over 30 years. These masterful performers have called new attention to the Venezuelan Afro-Soul beats known as tambor. Appearing at FirstWorks following their triumphant presentation at the WOMEX showcase in Poland, Betsayda and Parranda El Clavo are “the kind of group that world music fans have always been thrilled to discover: Vital, accomplished, local, unplugged, deeply rooted.” (The New York Times)

Presented in partnership with RISD Liberal Arts

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Kids’ Night Out: Up, Up, and Away

Saturday, January 13
Dwares JCC | 401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence

Calling all parents! Kids’ Night Out is a chance for children to spend the evening with their friends in a fun and safe environment… and a great opportunity for parents to have a night out, “kid free!” Kids’ Night Out runs once a month on Saturday evenings. Each month children will be entertained with a variety of themed activities ranging from sports, crafts, swimming, and more. A pizza dinner and snacks will be served, and the evening will end with a movie.

Ages: 5-12
Saturday, 5:00 – 10:00pm
Price: $35 Ɩ Members: $25 Ɩ Siblings: $15

Ages: 2-5*
Saturday, 5:00 – 8:30pm extended times available
Price: $35 Ɩ Members: $25 Ɩ Siblings: $15

*Make sure to send your child with PJs as we end each evening with a movie. Don’t worry if your little one is sleepy; we have cozy cots where they can relax.

For more information or to register, contact Shannon Kochanek at 401.421.4111 ext. 147 or [email protected]

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PMB Weekly Event RoundUp {Oct 22- Oct 29}

  The days are shorter, the air is crisp, and Amazon delivered our Halloween costumes yesterday (and just in time, since the Halloween party is today!)! Moment of truth- do you have your kids costumes yet? Halloween festivities abound this week- don’t miss Spooky Zoo on Saturday or Sunday (kids under 12 in costumes get […]

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Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular Providence Moms Blog

The Magic Behind Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

We are so grateful that through our partnership with Roger Williams Park Zoo we have the opportunity to share with our readers about the creation of the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular! Every year that I’ve attended Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, I’ve always been amazed by the beauty of each carved pumpkin. But I hadn’t yet […]

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