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January 22-24

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Rock 'n Roll High School at Dusk
Dusk welcomes DJ Venom and Joey Electric back on stage for the revival of the old Club Hell (RIP) Friday night favorite, Rock n Roll High School, a debaucherous night of rock, punk, metal, retro, indie and dance music. Friday. $7. 301 Harris Avenue, Providence. More info... 

Hysteria at the 2nd Story Theatre
Friday marks the opening performance of writer Terry Johnson’s play Hysteria at Warren’s 2nd Story Theatre. The play is a comedic and fictionalized presentation of a meeting between two of history’s great minds: Sigmund Freud and Salvador Dali. If you find yourself looking for some smart humor, there are performances of this farcical comedy every day this weekend. All weekend. $11.25. 28 Market Street, Warren. More info… 

Providence Bruins vs. Springfield Falcons
The Providence Bruins are facing off against the Springfield Falcons on Friday at the Bruin’s home rink, the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The game is also a “$5 Off Game” which means that buying the tickets online will take $5 off of your order. Friday. $17.25-$28.25. 1 LaSalle Square, Providence. More info…

Performance by Sarah Potenza
The former contestant on the television show The Voice will be performing this weekend at the Met in Pawtucket. Sarah Potenza was eliminated from The Voice after competing in the live playoffs, but is currently performing plenty of rock music and writing her own pieces, and is surely worth seeing live. Sunday. $12-$15. 1005 Main Street, Pawtucket. More info…

Ambassador Andrew Young at RISD
In order to continue the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day, RISD is hosting a keynote address by Andrew Young, a politician who collaborated with Dr. King. Young will be speaking about his collaborations with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as well as his attempts to uphold peace and justice throughout his own life. Friday. Free. 17 Canal Walk, Providence. More info…

RISD Ceramics Biennial Graduate Exhibition
Graduates from RISD who have specialized in ceramics will be putting their own works on display at the Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery this weekend. RISD has no shortage of talented graduates, so you can bet that these pieces of art will be beautifully crafted, and worth an afternoon. All Weekend. Free. 169 Weybosset Street, Providence. More info…

URI Women’s Basketball Game
Women’s sports teams frequently get less attention than men’s sports teams, and it might be time to show them a little love. This Saturday, the University of Rhode Island’s women’s basketball team, the Rhode Island Rams, will be playing against Davidson College’s Wildcats at URI’s own Ryan Center at 1:00pm. Saturday. $7-$10. 1 Lincoln Almond Plaza, Kingston. More info…

Wine Tasting in Watch Hill
This weekend, the Ocean House is hosting a wine tasting and seminar on Friday and Saturday respectively. If you’re looking to take a load off after a long week, it might be worth treating yourself to wine tasting and cheese on Friday night, or taking the Saturday seminar with a wine professional. Friday and Saturday. $65. 1 Bluff Avenue, Watch Hill, Westerly. More info…

Good Will and Them Apples Performing at One Pelham East
Voted number one performing group at Pelham last year, Good Will and Them Apples is performing once again at the bar in Newport. Good Will and Them Apples performs covers of popular music, so if you’re looking for a fun night of music and dancing in the beautiful city of Newport, you won’t be wasting your time. Friday. 270 Thames Street, Newport. More info…

A Rocking Tribute to the Rolling Stones
This Saturday, a group of rock and rollers will be paying tribute to the legendary band the Rolling Stones. At the Stadium Theatre, these performers will be dressing up as the members of the Rolling Stones and playing their classics. If you’re a fan of the original band, you won’t want to miss out on a night of rock and roll classics. Saturday. $26-$31. 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. More info…