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The city’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, in partnership with Rhode Island LISC, received a $300,000 grant from ArtPlace America through its 2015 national grants program, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said this week. more
Nicole D'Andrea wanted her MacBook to fit inside her "Mr. Arrogant" handbag, one of several styles her company designs, so she put the zipper on the side. "I try to keep the pieces stylish but classic and functional," she explained. "I want … more
Simon Majumdar bounces onto stage at Trinity Repertory Co. with vigor, passing waist-high, orange-yellow letters that spell "BIF." With an English accent he begins to tell his story to a rapt audience. "I became suicidal – absolutely the … more
Here are profiles of four active Rhode Island business people who are past - or at- retirement age: Gary S. Sasse, Merrill W. Sherman, Ronald K. Machtley and Umberto "Bert" Crenca. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has named Stephanie Fortunato to serve as director of art, culture and tourism for the city. A graduate of Providence College and Brown University, Fortunato has worked for the city since 2008, most … more
Larry Rachleff, Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra’s music director, will retire after the 2016-2017 season after nearly two decades with the organization to spend more time with his family in Texas. more
Andrew Stigler, who has served on the Wilbury Theatre Group's board of directors since the board was formed in 2011, was named board president in December and took the helm in January. The organization was founded in 2010 but officially became a 501c3 in 2011, and the board was created then. Here, Stigler discusses plans for continued growth at the Providence nonprofit. more
Application guidelines for the new State Cultural Facilities Grant Program are available, according to the R.I. State Council on the Arts. more
Fred Magnanimi was working as an investment banker in New York City in 2013 when his brother became ill and died from leukemia. To honor his brother, who was poised to take over the family business of jewelry manufacturing, Magnanimi … more
The inauguration for Rhode Island School of Design President Rosanne Somerson will be held Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. at Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main St. more
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