Finally Friday Five: Last Trap Fishers, Pirate Play, Wrestling And Quayle

The weekend is nigh - here are some things to keep in mind:


Last trap fishermen - Today is the last day of The Museum of Work and Culture's exhibit: "In History's Wake, the Last Trap Fishermen of Rhode Island. The museum is open today from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. In History’s Wake features 40 photographs by Markham Starr that capture the stories of the state’s trap fishermen and women. Working with the last four trap fishing families in the Narragansett Bay area, Starr spent time on the docks, went to sea with the fishermen, and photographed them at work. The black and white images of the exhibit are accompanied by oral histories documenting the industry before it disappears.

Pirates - Stage Right, 68 South Main St., will perform Pirates of the Chemotherapy tonight at 8 p.m., a dramatic comedy about a young mother who discovers she has breast cancer. She reluctantly attends a support group during chemotherapy treatment and bands together with her fellow patients to take on more than just their cancer and its side effects.

Wrestling - Showcase Pro Wrestling returns to the city today at 126 Main St., 7 p.m. Tickets are $6. Nicholas Night and Mark "Flex: Damon will face off against The Convicts with Sgt. Muldoon.

Quayle - On this day in 1992, during a spelling bee, Vice President Dan Quayle misspelled potato, as "potatoe", according to brainyhistory.com.

Weather - Today will be sunny and 72 degrees. Enjoy!


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