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Jim Scott has been a member of the board of directors for the nonprofit Art Connection-RI for five years, serving most of that time as chairman of the Art Committee, which reaches out to artists to coordinate their donations to local social service nonprofits. Besides recruiting artists, he also photographs the art so that it can be presented to the staff and constituents of the organizations that choose the art for their walls. Here, Scott discusses the value of the nonprofit’s work and what its upcoming five-year anniversary means to the organization and the groups it benefits. more
S. James Kwon operated as a consultant of graphic design using the brand name Figmints, beginning in 1999. For the next decade or so, he worked with several marketing and design agencies throughout the Northeast, developing brands and … more
The sixth annual Rock 4 Kids benefit concert at The Met raised more than $5,000 for the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School. more
The renovation of downtown’s last strip club into a performing arts space for AS220 began late in January, starting with the ceremonial removal of the brass dancers’ poles. The Satin Doll building, purchased by the nonprofit arts organization last year, will become the new Main Stage performance space for the group. more
Andrew Stigler has been named president of the Wilbury Theatre Group's board of directors. Stigler is a professor at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport and a frequent actor with R.I. theater companies. Stigler holds a B.A. in government from … 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
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island can recapture some of its former glory by focusing on seven broad growth areas, according to a report released last week. They are biomedical innovation; information technology/software and data analytics; … more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
The Odeum Corp. this month received $620,000 in grant support, which will go toward long-awaited improvements to the venue’s historic façade. more
(Updated 12:13 p.m.) Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf paid former First Lady Barbara Bush a birthday visit last summer, courtesy of TEN31 Productions of Pawtucket. The company outfits and hires actors who perform "living art" at special events. … more
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