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The RI Brew Fest comes Saturday & the Patriots play the Super Bowl on Sunday... it's going to be a good weekend

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All Weekend

• The little town of Middletown is an ordinary place, as ordinary as any other. Or is it? Trinity Rep presents Will Eno’s acclaimed 2010 play, which has been described as wry, bittersweet and achingly beautiful. $57-$71. More info...

• This month, 2nd Story Theatre presents Collected Stories in its DownStage theatre. Written by Donald Margulies, the play depicts conflict between an established artist and the idolizing fan whom becomes a protégé and then a threatening rival. More info...

• Laugh away memories of back-straining snow shoveling with comedian Mark Normand at the Comedy Connection. Friday and Saturday. More info...

Friday

• Heat up a cold Friday night with an incredibly hot introductory argentine Tango Class. The weekly class is followed by free practice dance time... Perhaps you’ll meet a sexy stranger to practice your new moves on! More info...

Watch the Providence Bruins take on the Worcester Sharks. More info...

• Dance away the stresses of the work week at Carnival, presented by Small Victories. Killer music, candy, popcorn and a photobooth to capture all your sweaty memories. More info...

Saturday

• Sample over a 175 beers from 55+ breweries at the Third Annual Rhode Island Brew Fest. More info...

• Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge offers Winter Birding at Sachuest Point, your chance to see Horned Larks, Snow Buntings, Harriers, Purple Sandpipers and a variety of sea ducks. You might even spot a Snowy Owl! More info...

• Calling all folk fans! Don’t miss An Evening With Tom Rush at The Greenwich Odeum. With over 50 years of stage experience under his belt, Rush promises an evening of amazing music and entertaining stories. More info...

• The Rhode Island Philharmonic presents Cirque de la Symphonie. Watch masterful aerobatic acts perfectly choreographed to incredible music.  More info...

Have fun with the animals while enjoying football-themed festivites at the super bowl pre-game Tail Gating Party at the Zoo. More info...

Sunday

• There is one more chance to catch Morality Play at The Gamm. The play is based on the novel by Barry Unsworth and adapted for stage by Tony Estrella. Set in winter of 1361 in England, The Black Death has returned with a vengeance. More info...

• Join cultural historian Madelyn Shaw during the Downton Abbey Fashion Primer and Tea II event, where the fictional Crawley family has been and where they are heading in season five and beyond of the BBC costume drama Downton Abbey. More info...

• Let classical music overtake your senses at the Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra's Chamber Music Concert. More info...

• Watch the New England Patriots destroy *cough* play the Seattle Seahawks during the mother lovin' SUPER BOWL XLIX. More info...