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April 2008 Events Calendar
Discover Newport Rhode Island

April 1-31

Discover Newport:
Daffodil Days at Blithewold

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
101 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
daffodillion.com
blithewold.org
discovernewport.org

Celebrate spring at this beautiful thirty-three-acre estate on Narragansett Bay with a spectacular display of more than 50,000 daffodils. Billiant yellow daffodils trumpet the arrival of spring as the sight of blooming flowers and budding trees help us forget winter as we look forward to summer fun.




Max Cohen, 3 Ravens

April 6

BRT Presents:
3 Ravens

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

They joined forces in 2016 to create a show with New York Times bestselling author Jane Yolen based on her poetry. Now Max Cohen (pictured), Lui Collins and Donna Hébert perform as 3 ravens. In addition to performing as a trio, they also look forward to more shows with the prolific author and poet. Yolen is equally enthusiastic: "There’s nothing more exciting for a poet than to hear her words in the mouths of musicians, winging into the ears of eager listeners. 3 ravens are magic and I am enchanted to be in their midst.”




Douglie MacLean

April 8

BRT Presents:
Dougie MacLean

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
7:30 pm | Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272
riverfolk.org

Dougie MacLean is Scotland's legendary singer-songwriter, storyteller and composer. Best known for his song 'Caledonia', and soundtrack music for 'Last of the Mohicans,’ MacLean has received two prestigious Tartan Clef Awards, a place in the Scottish Music Hall of Fame, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.




Atwater Donnelly Trio

April 13

BRT Presents:
The Atwater-Donnelly Trio

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 pm | Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272
riverfolk.org

A truly exciting development in the Atwater~Donnelly duo history is the Atwater~Donnelly Trio. The highly praised husband-wife duo blends gorgeous vocals with an astounding array of instruments including the mountain dulcimer, old-time banjo, tin whistle, guitar, mandolin, harmonica, limberjacks, feet and more. Joining Aubrey (pictured) and Elwood is Cathy Clasper-Torch, a remarkable fiddler, cellist and vocalist who blends beautifully with the duo to create a perfect trio.




One Boston Day

April 15

One Boston Day

City of Boston and Beyond
onebostonday.org

Mayor Walsh announced that One Boston Day – held annually on April 15th to commemorate the Boston Marathon bombings – will become a permanent fixture of the City of Boston. "April 15 is a date that has come to stand for our city's deepest values, and we continue to be amazed by the spirit of the day, in the city, and around the world," Walsh said. "I am proud to sign this proclamation so that every April 15 we are inspired to come together to honor the bravery, the resolve and the unity of the city by reaching out, helping those in need, committing random acts of kindness."




April 16

JFK Library Celebrate!
David Zucker: Poetry in Motion

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

Poetry comes to life in this masterful performance of acting, mime, vocal gymnastics, humor, audience participation, and a trunk full of costumes, puppets, and props. Check out David Zucket's Poetry in Motion at the JFK Library. Reservations are required for all visitors to this free program. 




Kevin Burke

April 27

BRT Presents:
Kevin Burke

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 pm | Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272
riverfolk.org

Kevin Burke's name is synonymous with four decades of growth in world-wide interest in Irish traditional music. From his early days recording with Arlo Guthrie, through his time with the Bothy Band, and onto Nightnoise, Patrick Street, Open House, Fiddle Festival, he has stood as the gold standard. Here is your chance to catch him live at the Blackstone River Theatre in Cumberland, RI.




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