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Jeffrey Osborne performs Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” at the 2014 Pell Awards on June 9 at Trinity Repertory Company in Providence. Osborne, a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and city native, was presented with the New England Pell Award for Excellence in the Arts for his longstanding support of music and the arts in Rhode Island. more
The filming of Woody Allen’s latest movie in Rhode Island, bringing actors Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone in the starring roles, has brought both a summer movie buzz and an entourage of cast and crew who will be spending dollars in the Ocean State. more
(Editor’s note: This is the first story in a two-part series looking at the impact of the 38 Studios LLC bankruptcy on the local gaming industry and the company’s employees.) more
Bicyclists came out in impressive numbers for this year’s Newport Folk Festival, including 1,120 on July 26 that accounted for approximately 10 percent of the day’s estimated 10,000 attendees. That’s according to nonprofit Bike Newport, which provided the bike parking. For all three festival days, a total of 2,695 bikes were parked at the festival. This was the third year Bike Newport provided parking for the festival. Last year, the highest daily bike-parking total for the event was 800. more
NEWPORT – The Pell Center at Salve Regina University won a special $10,850 grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities to help produce “Ajax,” a Greek tragedy set in the Trojan War. more
PROVIDENCE –Filmmaker RaMell Ross, a 2014 Rhode Island School of Design graduate, has been awarded a $35,000 production/post-production grant from the Sundance Institute to complete his documentary, “Hale County.” more
The series of runway shows and events dubbed StyleWeek Northeast will return to Providence Aug. 24-29. Created by StyleWeek LLC founder Rosanna Ortiz, pictured above, the celebration of fashion and local design talent now in its fifth year has grown steadily. What was originally planned as a single, three-day event has now spread to up to 16 days annually over three separate weeks of the season. Eighteen designers are expected to preview their spring 2015 collections at the Providence Biltmore Hotel. more
Put those sock and sandal combinations away, Providence. Fashion week is almost upon us. more
A year before theatrical commitments to the Providence Performing Arts Center are made, President J.L. “Lynn” Singleton is busy talking to Broadway producers about the possibility of bringing openings of national tours to town. more
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