THE STATE BALLET OF RHODE ISLANDPartner With The Arts Fundraiser

The State Ballet of Rhode Island and Artistic Director Herci Marsden invite you to attend: The 14th Annual Partner with the Arts Food & Wine Tasting Soireé on the Garden Grounds of The State Ballet of Rhode Island Thursday, June 1st, 2017, 6:00pm-9:30pm

Partner with the Arts

Guests have the opportunity to try exquisite wines, a refreshing selection of summer beers, bid in our silent auction, enjoy a cooking demonstration and food tasting with Johnson and Wales Chef Russ Zito, hear live music by Kelley Lennon & the band Malloi, and watch an outdoor performance by SBRI company & alumni dancers which features live painting by Artist Paul M. Coté.


Thursday, June 1s, 2017
6 pm to 9:30 pm
The State Ballet of RI
52 Sherman Ave.
Lincoln, RI (off Rt. 146 N, just 8 minutes from Providence) 

Reply by May 25th, 2017
Mail your reply to:
The State Ballet of RI
P.O.Box 155
52 Sherman Ave.
Lincoln, RI 02865-0155

Or e-mail us at or call (401) 334-2560 for your reservation. 

Tickets: $40 per person & and $75 per couple,

Contact: for your reservation or call (401) 334-2560, visa/MC accepted, or for online reservations at

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The State Ballet of Rhode Island is a 501C3 organization 

Evening Sponsors

Quality Rental
Exceptional Wedding DJs
Cardi’s Furniture
Laurine Ryan Perry
Mark Morin
Russ Zito
SBRI Board of Directors 

Food & Beverage Sponsors

Asia Grille
Green Acres Cafe
Blackie’s Bulldog Tavern
Cabot Creamery of Vermont
Local Hero Deli and Catering
Pauly Penta’s Gourmet Italian Deli
Trattoria Romana
Faial Restaurant
Sweenor’s Chocolates

Kelley Lennon
Performing to sold-out crowds and attracting considerable attention in the New England area, Kelley’s wit and banter, along with a warm and genuine personality, made her a crowd favorite. With an extensive repertoire consisting of popular music, Broadway’s best, classic Jazz tunes, and unforgettable Standards, Kelley charms audiences of all ages

Malloi Band
Malloi is considered to be New England’s finest bands-music ranges from the 50’s to the latest in hip hop. As experienced, professional musicians, and one of Rhode Island's most popular bands, Malloi has been playing in the New England area for over 25 years. The band performs an incredible variety of live music at wedding receptions, parties, and corporate events throughout the Northeast. 

Proceeds from this event benefits The State Ballet of Rhode Island’s Project Ballet in Education programs.

SBRI Board of Directors