Summer Guide: That's entertainment!

 Laughs, leaps, cinema, and thespians galore
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 5, 2013



CATCH A RISING STAR | At Twin River, 100 Twin River Rd, Lincoln | 877.82RIVER |

June 7: Bobby Collins

June 8: Vic DiBitetto (The Bread and Milk Guy)

June 14 + 15: Max Dolcelli

June 14: Frank Santos Jr.

June 21 + 22: Tommy Savitt

June 28: Wild Bill Simas

June 29: Travon Free

July 5: Frank Santos Jr.

July 13: Gilbert Gottfried

July 20: Rob Bartlett

July 26: Ace Aceto

July 27: Jackie Martling

COMEDY CONNECTION | 39 Warren Ave, East Providence | 401.438.8383 |

June 6: Love Forward With Laughter: An All-Star Comedy Night to benefit Pride RI

June 7 + 8: PJ Thibodeau + Dan Chron

June 13: Laughs For Breath: A Night of Comedy to Cure Cystic Fibrosis

June 15: Joe Derosa

June 28 + 29: Robbie Printz + Donnie Soares

July 5 + 6: Mike Bonner

July 12 + 13: Pete Costello

July 19 + 20: Corey Rodrigues

July 26 + 27: Joe List

Aug 2: Eric Andre

Aug 22: Corey Holcomb

NEWPORT SUMMER COMEDY SERIES | At the Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf | newport

July 13: The cast from TruTV's Impractical Jokers, The Tenderloins

July 14: Bill Burr

July 26: Lily Tomlin

July 28: Bill Maher

Aug 1: Rodney Carrington

Aug 2: Lisa Lampanelli

Aug 11: Jeff Dunham

Aug 18: Ron White

Aug 25: Dr. Drew and Adam Carolla

Aug 30: Nick Offerman with special guest Megan Mullally & her band

Sept 1: John Pinette


ISLAND MOVING CO.|401.847.4470| | At Great Friends Meeting House, 30 Marlborough St, Newport

July 18-21 + 23-27: The Fourth Annual Great Friends Dance Festival, featuring the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company


NEWPORT FILM|773.350.0946|

June 25: Post-Beach Family Fun & Film Shorts, at Sweet Berry Farm, Middletown

June 27: Girl Rising, an event to benefit Child & Family & newportFILM, at the Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St, Newport

July 11 + 19 + Aug 1 + 8 + Sept 5: newportFILM Outdoors, at various locations [check the website for details]

July 27 + 28: Muscle Shoals and Musicwood, presented in conjunction with the Newport Folk Festival, at the Casino Theatre


Aug 6-11: The RIIFF will screen 200 films in Providence, Newport, Westerly, and Jamestown; plus seminars, workshops, a tour of film locations in Providence, and more. Complete details @ the website.

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