Category: music

Hayes Greenfield Coming to Providence to Perform. Win Tickets!

Hayes Greenfield Coming to Providence to Perform. Win Tickets!

[ 2 ] October 26, 2009 |

Kidoinfo Giveaway: Win two tickets to see Hayes Greenfield perform in concert at the Ocean State Montessori School in East Providence on November 7, 2009. See details below. Kids are never too young to be introduced to music–of all kinds. Music has the power to transform us–both kids and adults–change our moods, soothe us to […]

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The Lincoln School Presents Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books and Authors

The Lincoln School Presents Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books and Authors

[ 3 ] October 15, 2009 |

Storytime has always been special in our house: Re-reading the same picture book a hundred times, finding every book written by a well-loved author or discovering a big book like The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick that when becomes our new nightly read, makes us long for pajama time, eager to find out […]

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Kidoinfo Giveaway: FirstWorks Festival Tickets for Yellow Bird Indian Dancers

Kidoinfo Giveaway: FirstWorks Festival Tickets for Yellow Bird Indian Dancers

[ 2 ] October 5, 2009 |

Rhode Island Premiere at FirstWorks Festival: Experience the rich cultural legacy of American First Nations! Yellow Bird Indian Dancers, the award-winning Native American dancers perform a repertoire rich in authentic Apache, Southwest and Northern Plains traditions for an experience to be shared with the whole family. Native sign language and flute music animate the beautiful […]

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FirstWorks Festival: Sept. 24-Nov. 15, 2009

FirstWorks Festival: Sept. 24-Nov. 15, 2009

[ 2 ] September 21, 2009 |

FirstWorks announces the 6th annual FirstWorks Festival, produced in collaboration with the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture and Tourism. The FirstWorks Festival champions “firsts” in the arts through premiere performances by world-class artists. FirstWorks is one the reasons why I love the city of Providence and has become an annual event I look […]

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Today is Beatles’ Day. Have you noticed?

Today is Beatles’ Day. Have you noticed?

[ 3 ] September 9, 2009 |

Today The Beatles: Rock Band game and fourteen Beatles’ albums digitally re-mastered on CD, went on sale this morning. Although we are not rushing out to buy the The Beatles: Rock Band game–I’ve never been a gamer –I’m tempted to try this one. However I am thankful to Rock Band for bringing back The Beatles. […]

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AS220 Foo Fest 2009: Family Fun with Kidoinfo!

AS220 Foo Fest 2009: Family Fun with Kidoinfo!

[ 0 ] July 30, 2009 |

This year’s AS220 Foo Fest reminds parents even though we may have children we can still take part in cool fun things happening in the city of Providence. AS220 Foo Fest 2009 is a summer celebration of Rhode Island’s vibrant arts community that will once again fence off and transform Empire Street into a lively […]

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New Music for Kids: European Playground

New Music for Kids: European Playground

[ 6 ] May 27, 2009 |

By Katy Killilea The CDs in Putumayo displays always look so quirky and appealing–and that’s a problem. They all look so right that it’s hard to choose one, so I’ve always chosen nothing, until this: European Playground. Putumayo Kids promotes this collection as “a fun-filled musical tour of Europe,” and with fifteen countries represented, it’s […]

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New music for kids

New music for kids

[ 0 ] April 22, 2009 |

A Frog Named Sam by Ben Rudnick & Friends. Featuring eleven fun, feel-good tunes. Ben Rudnick & Friends have been playing American roots-style family and children’s music since their first CD release in 2000. Expressing a high level of adventurous musicianship, their award-winning recordings contain a unique acoustic sound ranging from folk to bluegrass, calypso, […]

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2009 Grammy winners in the children’s category

2009 Grammy winners in the children’s category

[ 0 ] February 10, 2009 |

There were many great nominees this year–worth sharing with your children. This year’s awards go to some of my favorite artists. Musical Album for Children: Here Come the 123s – They Might Be Giants Spoken Word Album Children: Yes to Running! Bill Harley Live – Bill Harley Instrumental Composition: The Adventures of Mutt – Indiana […]

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It’s Their 1970s

It’s Their 1970s

[ 13 ] December 23, 2008 |

By Katy Killilea On a chilly day, as my whole family was indoors doing stuff alone/together–hunting for snowboard bindings in the basement, organizing Pokemon cards, reading comic books, and unloading the dishwasher–it hit me. This is my kids’ 1970s. And Ray LaMontagne is their James Taylor. I do not mean that Ray LaMontagne sounds like […]

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