The road to bestseller success is rarely easy, but self-publishing can give authors a new avenue for getting their stories to the masses. Portsmouth-based, self-publishing novelist Marie Force has authored several books that have hit the bestseller lists of The New York Times, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal. more
After thousands of visitors left the Wickford Art Festival and artists packed up their remaining works and their income from pieces sold, the Wickford Art Association used to have to send someone around collecting the 7 percent tax on sales made during one of the state’s most well-known fine art festivals.
By Rhonda J. Miller PBN Staff Writer
Nicolas Bauta co-founded the Steel Yard in Providence with Clay Rockefeller. The redeveloped steel-fabrication facility, which serves as a campus for arts education, workforce training, and small-scale manufacturing, recently nabbed a silver Ruby Bruner Award for Urban Excellence and is the venture for which Bauta is best known.more
For the last six years, Michael Gennaro has served as the executive director at Trinity Repertory Co., which was recently named State Theater of Rhode Island and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
The city of Providence received one of the 59 National Endowment for the Arts Our Town grants awarded to projects across the country, Mayor Angel Taveras, Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, the Providence Department of Art, Culture and Tourism and FirstWorks announced Tuesday.
WaterFire Providence will partner with Nursing Placement Home Health Care Services Inc. to install the latest addition to the downtown attraction — the WaterFire First Aid Station — the nonprofit arts organization announced on Friday.
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