Kattam and His Tam Tams at the Strand, Rockland, Maine
Percussionist Kattam invites you to a rhythmic and soul-stirring exploration of Africa, the Middle East and India through rhythm, song and dance! From African rap and desert dance to trance sufi rhythm and Bollywood dance, Kattam never fails to lift his audience off its feet. Hear the sounds of n’goni, balafon, djembe, naffar, derbouka and dhol. See the video
Family Open House: Celebrate the Sea at Joppa Flats Education Center, Newburyport, MA
Come to Joppa Flats for fun, hands-on activities and exhibits that spotlight the wonders of our mighty Atlantic! Learn about ocean giants and creatures of the deep. Play ocean-themed games and create seaworthy art. Find out where our seafood comes from, how people can collect energy from the ocean, and how to protect our oceans.
Vermont Brewers Festival at Killington Ski Resort, Killington, VT, on March 23
Enjoy exclusive beers created in collaboration by Vermont brewers. Over 100 beers will be offered, including 30 brews created for this festival. Embrace the elements with this all outdoor winter themed festival.. Sit by the fire pits with the brewers who host this event while enjoying samples of beer. Noon to 3 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.
“Phantom of the Opera” at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence, RI, on March 21-30
Critics call this production “bigger and better than ever before, with new scenic design, costumes, lighting and choreography, and many special effects, including the show’s legendary chandelier. Enjoy the thrilling score: “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade” by a cast and orchestra of 52 people. Dates: March 21-24 and 26-30.
“Burt & Me” at Ivoryton Playhouse, Ivoryton, CT, on March 20-April 7
The music of Burt Bacharach is celebrated in this nostalgic romantic musical comedy, featuring the classics “What the World Needs Now,” “Walk On By,” “I Say A Little Prayer,” and many more. Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Wednesday and Sunday, 2 p.m.
Harlem Globetrotters at SNHU Arena, Manchester, NH, on March 22
The Harlem Globetrotters is an exhibition basketball team known for its athleticism, theater, and comedy. in their style of play. Over the years they have played more than 26,000 exhibition games in 123 countries and territories. The team’s signature song is Brother Bones’ whistled version of “Sweet Georgia Brown.” 7 p.m.