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Utman Randall named executive director of United Theatre

LISA UTMAN RANDALL was recently named the executive director of the United Theatre, based in Westerly. Utman Randall, who has served as the Jamestown...
A RENDERING of a proposed soccer stadium and related developments around Pawtucket's waterfront. / COURTESY R.I. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

$400M project selected for Pawtucket waterfront

PAWTUCKET – A $400 million development project that includes a soccer stadium is planned for the city's waterfront, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Mayor...

Providence Children’s Film Festival names Site Specific 2020 presenting sponsor

PROVIDENCE – Brown University researcher Bora Youn has joined the American Lung Association’s research team for 2019-2020, the association announced Nov. 25. Using an ALA...

2 R.I. organizations receive American Association of State and Local History...

PROVIDENCE – The Lippitt House Museum and the Little Compton Historical Society each received a 2019 Leadership in History Award of Excellence from the...

R.I. Historical Society celebrates restoration of oldest American theater scenery

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Historical Society will celebrate the recent restoration of an early, massive view of Providence, painted on a theater drop...

Crane erected on College Hill to help build Brown Performing Arts...

PROVIDENCE – A 200-foot construction crane was erected over the weekend, the most visible sign yet of progress on the new Performing Arts Center...

Raoof named new RISCA grants management fellow

ANISA RAOOF was recently appointed as the new grants management fellow for the R.I. State Council on the Arts. Raoof is the former executive...

Appreciate preservation successes

Stories detailing public anger over historical properties lost to insensitive development are unfortunately all too common. But it’s important to also recognize the many successful...
LISA UTMAN RANDALL has been named executive director of The United Theatre in Westerly. / COURTESY THE UNITED THEATRE

Utman Randall named executive director of The United Theatre

WESTERLY – The United Theatre has named Lisa Utman Randall executive director, the nonprofit announced Monday. Utman Randall currently serves as the executive director of...
SHEPARD FAIREY has completed his 100th mural, located at 91 Clemence St., in downtown Providence. / COURTESY AS220

Fairey completes new mural in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Shepard Fairey’s new mural for AS220 has been completed, the nonprofit announced Friday. The new work is Fairey’s 100th mural. It features Anjel...
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