Thursday, May 6, 2021

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FEARLESS: Ted Peffer, owner of I/O Labs Inc. in East Providence, says his custom print, fabrication and framing business is not afraid to take risks when it comes to printing material, providing rarely used options such as wood veneers and backlit film paper. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Developing ‘creative solutions’ for the work of artists, photographers and museums

Ted Peffer quickly dismisses his own creative talents – by no means does he identify as an artist or photographer. Peffer instead describes himself as...

R.I. State Council on the Arts receives $754K in federal assistance...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. State Council on the Arts announced Thursday that it will receive $754,100 from the National Endowment for the Arts in...

SBA to relaunch shuttered venue grant program portal after botched rollout

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Small Business Administration is relaunching the application portal for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program on April 24 at 12:30...
PROVIDENCE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER announced Tuesday its schedule for the 2021-22 Broadway season. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

PPAC announces 2021-22 schedule; ‘Hamilton’ returning

PROVIDENCE – Providence Performing Arts Center’s curtain will rise again in October. Twelve performances for the 2021-22 Broadway season were announced Tuesday by Providence Performing...

Newport folk and jazz festivals announce summer dates

NEWPORT – Newport Festivals Foundation Inc. on Thursday released preliminary details and dates for the jazz and folk events its hosting this summer at...
A 17th CENTURY Arabian silver coin, top, that research shows was struck in 1693 in Yemen, rests near an Oak Tree Shilling minted in 1652 by the Massachusetts Bay Colony, below, and a Spanish half real coin from 1727, right, on a table, in Warwick, R.I., Thursday, March 11, 2021. The Arabian coin was found at a farm, in Middletown, R.I., in 2014 by metal detectorist Jim Bailey, who contends it was plundered in 1695 by English pirate Henry Every from Muslim pilgrims sailing home to India after a pilgrimage to Mecca. / AP FILE PHOTO/ STEVEN SENNE

Ancient coins may solve mystery of murderous 1600s pirate

WARWICK (AP) – A handful of coins unearthed from a pick-your-own-fruit orchard in rural Rhode Island and other random corners of New England may...
THE 1793 OLD SLATER MILL was one of three historic buildings in Pawtucket acquired by the U.S. National Park Service from the Old Slater Mill Association. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Old Slater Mill district acquired by U.S. National Park Service

PAWTUCKET – The 1793-era Old Slater Mill is among three historic buildings in the city that are now under the control of the U.S....

DESIGNxRI announces 2021 Design Catalyst cohort

PROVIDENCE – DESIGNxRI announced its 2021 cohort for the Providence Design Catalyst program Friday. The 10 local design businesses will receive a combined $140,000 in...
Jessica Norris Granatiero

To Savor: The many shades of lambrusco

The word lambrusco often conjures up images of the TV commercial jingle “Riunite on ice … that’s nice,” or the excessively sweet red wine...

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...

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