Thursday, February 25, 2021


Art & Culture

Duo launches directory for Black artists in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE – A performer and technology professional have united to design and launch an interactive online directory to help facilitate the business, training and...

Pawtucket’s TEN31 combines art with social commentary in new film

PAWTUCKET – Joe Pari has made a career out of bringing statues to life. It started over two decades ago when the Burrillville native and...
A RENDERING of a proposed renovation and expansion of Trinity Repertory Company's Lederer Theater Center. / COURTESY TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY

Question 6 bond referendum includes $2.5M Trinity Rep theater renovation

PROVIDENCE – Among the bond questions to be included in the March 2 special election is Question 6, which pertains to the authorization of...
Jessica Norris Granatiero

To Savor: Awesome sauce-wine pairings

At the start of each year, we often put forth resolutions, vowing to make changes – eat and cook better, exercise more, try new...
DESIGNxRI and Providence announced the launch of the fifth Providence Design Catalyst program on Thursday.

DESIGNxRI, city launch 5th Providence Design Catalyst program

PROVIDENCE – DESIGNxRI and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced the launch of the fifth Providence Design Catalyst competitive grant program on Thursday. The program will...

RISCA awards $750K in grants to programs, educators and artists

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. State Arts Council has awarded $750,192 in grants to 120 arts and culture programs, educators and folk artists, the council...

PACE-RI’s music, art programs set for a tune-up

PROVIDENCE – PACE Organization of Rhode Island’s art and music programs are poised for a makeover as the nonprofit prepares to move into its...
FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE will offer the community free of charge its 2020-21 modified production of 'Nutcracker Sweets!' online beginning Thursday through Jan. 10. / COURTESY FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE

Stepping Up: Festival Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker Sweets!’ will go on – online

PROVIDENCE – For Festival Ballet Providence, the show must go on. That mentality is not just for the local performing-arts enthusiasts who are in need...

Statue of slave kneeling before Lincoln is removed in Boston

A statue of Abraham Lincoln with a freed slave appearing to kneel at his feet – optics that drew objections amid a national reckoning...
NOT QUITE SHOWTIME: J.L. “Lynn” Singleton, Providence Performing Arts Center president, says getting the theater up and running to the level it was before the pandemic won’t be “like turning the light switch on.” / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Curtain will go up again, but slowly

J.L. “Lynn” Singleton, president of the Providence Performing Arts Center, has had to overcome hurdles since joining PPAC nearly four decades ago. The COVID-19...

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