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The Newport Art Museum has received a gift of nearly $5 million, the largest donation in its history, from an anonymous benefactor. more
AS220; Alliance of Artists Communities; Downcity Design; Everett: Company Stage and School; New Urban Arts; and Trinity Repertory Co. will share $115,000 in federal grants from the National Endowment for the Arts to support arts projects and programs and community enrichment, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Wednesday. more
Ballet companies from as far away as Mobile, Ala., and Kansas City, Mo., and as nearby as Warwick are loaning costumes so the Festival Ballet’s annual production of The Nutcracker can go on after more than 50 costumes worth approximately $30,000 were stolen from the company’s storage facility in Pawtucket. more
The Newport Opera House Theater will receive state historic preservation tax credits for a conversion to a nonprofit theater and performing arts center. more
Despite the theft of Nutcracker costumes, Festival Ballet Providence’s artistic director said the show will go on. more
WaterFire received a $250,000 grant from The Champlin Foundations on Thursday to help fund its “Inspire, Imagine, Ignite – The Campaign for WaterFire” capital fundraising initiative, the public phase of which launched Thursday evening during the second annual FireBall. more
At the 21st annual New England Fine Furnishings Show held recently, two Rhode Island-based designers took home “Best in Show” awards for their work, according to a release sent Tuesday by KL Communications and Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. more
Dungeons & Dragons, the fantasy medieval role-playing game, was inducted Thursday into the National Toy Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the The Strong’s National Museum of Play in Rochester, N.Y. more
WateFire Providence over the next four months will continue work to renovate a 38,000-square-foot former factory as a headquarters and multi-use performing arts center. more
(Updated 2:07 p.m.) DesignxRI will present lifetime achievement and emerging designer awards to four local designers, one posthumously, during its Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sept. 22 as part of its third annual Design Week RI celebration. more
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