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Industrial remnants have become raw materials for two sisters, whose interior-design gallery, Silver Hippopotamus, makes beautiful objects out of worn castoffs. Beth Scanlon Melfi, an … more
Kristie L. McCann, a local author and an attorney at the Law Office of Kristie McCann, was recognized as a winner of the 2015 National Indie Excellence Awards in the children's nonfiction category for being both exciting and educational. McCann's … more
Eliza Squibb, executive director of the Global Alliance to Immunize against AIDS Vaccine Foundation, has taken an unlikely path with her fine arts education. While studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, Squibb became the first artist in residence at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, where she helped researchers develop visual tools in order to analyze cephalopod camouflage. Later, during a summer internship in Peru where she studied textile productio, Squibb noticed that the village’s vibrant prints told stories and had a social impact on the community. Her observation and interest in textiles brought her to Mali through GAIA, where she designed prints that were both eye-catching and informative in order to raise awareness of HPV. She holds a BFA from the RISD. more
Events and project planner for the Rhode Island Latino Arts discusses the nonprofit’s fund raising strategy and busy calendar. more
Rhode Island School of Design’s interim provost, Pradeep Sharma, has been promoted to provost. more
Benjamin L. Rackliffe, an associate at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for the Steel Yard. At PLDW, Rackliffe’s practice focuses on health care, nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations and he is also a participating attorney and advisory board member of the Roger Williams University Pro Bono Collaborative. For the past two years, Rackliffe was named a Rhode Island Rising Star by Thomson Reuters. He shares this distinction with less than 2.5 percent of Rhode Island lawyers who are younger than 40 and have been in practice for less than 10 years. Rackliffe holds a B.S. in business management from Providence College and a J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law. more
Beacon Charter High School for the Arts will begin offering instruction in grade six starting this fall at its new Founders Academy Middle School. more
When Todd Monjar and Collette Royer met on Match.com two years ago, they shared not only a romantic interest but an idea for creating a meaningful artistic startup. By May of the following year, Monjar, a photographer and entrepreneur, … more
1Tell us about the upcoming concert on Aug. 15? The concert will be the first time that the Ocean State Summer Pops Orchestra has performed at [Ocean State Theatre Company in Warwick]. … This concert will include a variety of light, … more
The Newport Art Museum raised $15,000 on Feb. 27 at a Midwinter White Party. more
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