‘Anything Goes’ art exhibit: An all media art exhibit – painting, photography, sculpture, etc. – that opens today and runs through Sept. 15. The opening reception is Sunday, Sept. 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. At the Wickford Art Association, 36 Beach Street.
Skipper home games: There’s a Girls Varsity Volleyball injury fund meet at 4 p.m.
Dance-video performance: The Jamestown Arts Center presents “Double Takes,” an interactive dance and video performance, tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m. 18 Valley Street in Jamestown.
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Birthdays today: So I checked August 30 birthdays on Wikipedia. It’s astounding! Here are a few Aug. 30 birthdays (you’ll find more here): Mary Shelley, English author (b. 1797); Huey Long, American politician (b. 1893); Raymond Massey, Canadian actor (b. 1896); Shirley Booth, American actress (b. 1898); Joan Blondell, American actress (b. 1906); Fred MacMurray, American actor (b. 1908); Ted Williams, American baseball player (b. 1918); Geoffrey Beene, American fashion designer (b. 1924); Warren Buffett, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1930); Elizabeth Ashley, American actress (b. 1939); Robert Crumb, American illustrator and writer (1943); Jean-Claude Killy, French skier (b. 1943); Molly Ivins, American journalist (b. 1944); Peggy Lipton, American actress (b. 1946); Timothy Bottoms, American actor (b. 1951); Robert Parish, American basketball player (b. 1953); Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist (b. 1958); Cameron Diaz, American model and actress (b. 1972); and Andy Roddick, American tennis player (b. 1982).