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Folk singer Jennifer Kimball performs in Newburyport tomorrow night in the new Riverwide Music Series.

As part of the duo the Story, Kimball was prominent during the Lilith Fair years. She released her first solo album, ''Veering from the Wave," in 1998. Her second solo record, ''Oh Hear Us," has just been released.

Kristin Cifelli, winner for Best Song and a nominee for Best Album, ''So Long My Love," in the 2005 Independent Music Awards, opens the show.

The series, which hosts local and national singer-songwriters, is presented by Riverwide Records and Thomas Eaton Recording.

8 p.m., First Religious Society Unitarian Universalist Church, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport. $10. 978-465-5102, www.riverwiderecords.com.

''OLIVER": The musical based on the novel, ''Oliver Twist," by Charles Dickens, is presented by the Yellow School for the Arts and the Royals Stage Ensemble, a Georgetown-based troupe in its 14th season, April 28-30.

The familiar score includes ''Where is Love?" ''Food, Glorious Food," and ''As Long as He Needs Me."

Melissa White Watts produces and directs. Marcia Groome is musical director and costumes are designed by Sharon Hopkins. The local cast includes Erin Hickey, Jesse Vining, and Maggie Budzyna of Newburyport; Donald Dow and Tori Hart of Salisbury; Savannah Schafer of Rowley; and Bella Robinson, Alexa Jackson, Mara Einson, and Eli Ratner of Amesbury.

April 28, 7:30 p.m.; April 29, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; April 30, 2 p.m., Yellow School for the Arts, 7 Central St. in Newbury's Byfield section. $18, $15 for senior citizens, $10 for students. 978-499-7731, www.yellowschool.org. WENDY KILLEEN

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