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Salve Regina, ACE present ‘March Into Reading’ children’s book festival March 20-21

For the 12th consecutive year, local children and their families will be participating in “March Into Reading,” a two-day festival that celebrates reading by bringing together children’s book authors and elementary school students on Aquidneck Island. This year’s event will...

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The only man in the convent: Local author recounts two years spent in Jamaican orphanage

There are few benefits to the being the only man in the convent, or being the only “big brother” to 250 boys in an orphanage. But for local author Jay Sullivan, those benefits include broadened perspective, deeper insight and greater compassion. Sullivan, author of “Raising...

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Glee actress Lauren Potter, staunch advocate for the intellectually disabled, presents public talk March 18

Lauren Potter, the 24-year-old actress with Down Syndrome best known for playing the role of cheerleader Becky Jackson on the hit TV show Glee, will talk about all she has overcome to pursue her dreams and her ongoing commitment to make a difference in the world when she...

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Business students, ASL Club present ‘Deaf Deaf World’ event on Saturday, Feb. 28

Salve Regina business students will join with members of the university’s American Sign Language (ASL) Club and other volunteers in presenting a “Deaf Deaf World” event on campus on Saturday, Feb. 28. The day will include two activities: Deaf Deaf World from 1:30-3 p.m. in...

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Salve Regina hosts 10th French Film Festival March 15-26

Salve Regina University will present the 10th annual French Film Festival with a selection of seven films to screen on campus March 15-26. In addition to the films, all in French with English subtitles, the festival welcomes the public to enjoy live music, wine tasting and...

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VA Nursing Academy professor Sandra Shaw presents public lecture on March 5

This lecture has been postponed for tonight, Thursday, March 5. New date TBA Sandra Shaw, a Veterans Administration Nursing Academy faculty member, will present a public lecture on “Female Veterans: What They Want Their Healthcare Providers to Know” on Thursday, March 5 at 6...

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Stagefright players present Neil Simon’s ‘Fools’ Feb. 27-March 1

Stagefright, Salve Regina’s student-run theatre organization, will be presenting Neil Simon’s play “Fools” Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Megley Blackbox Theatre located in Antone Academic Center. Show times are 7 p.m. Feb. 27-28 and 2 p.m. March 1. Tickets are available for...

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Pell Honors Program hosts March 2 public lecture on ‘symbols of statesmanship’

Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center for Political Leadership at the University of Louisville, will present a Pell Honors Program lecture, “George Washington and the Symbols of Statesmanship,” on Monday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Salve Regina University. Free and open...

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RISCA Fellowship Exhibition features ‘Writers Night’ on Feb. 26

As part of the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition currently on exhibit through March 6 at Salve Regina University’s Dorrance Hamilton Gallery, several award winners in literature will read from their most recent works on Thursday, Feb. 26 from 6:30-8...

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Ethnically diverse comedians headline ‘You’ve Crossed the Line’ performance

Slinging jokes in today’s world, comedians are required to cross the line, but at whose expense? Blacks? Jews? Gays? Comedy, diversity and freedom of speech will merge into one major experiment at Salve Regina when “You’ve Crossed the Line: Comedy, Diversity and Freedom of...

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