Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Art & Culture

Reilly named new Trinity Rep board chair

KIBBE REILLY, president of Providence-based consulting firm Reilly Consulting Associates Inc., has been elected as Trinity Repertory Company’s new board of trustees chairperson. She...
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Chris Morrison Blackwell founded Hungry Ghost Press in Providence’s Olneyville neighborhood in 2017. The company has expanded to a lifestyle, apparel and accessory
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Engage in community

As business and community leaders, we often grapple with the delicate balance between commercial success and meaningful community engagement. Life is constant change: One of...
BRANCHING OUT: After getting their start at Chad Verdi Sr.’s film production company Verdi Productions in East Greenwich, executive producers Paul Luba, left, and Verdi’s son, Chad Verdi Jr., have launched their own affiliate company, Hyperborea Films, and released their first feature in 2021. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Making movies ‘a family thing’ at Verdi Productions

Chad Verdi Jr. is dedicating his life to the venture started by his father 15 years ago when he secured the rights to make...

Five Questions With: Sarah Lane

Sarah Lane was recently named the new school director for Ballet Rhode Island. Lane was a principal dancer with American Ballet Theater for 18...
REACTIONS TO THIS PAST weekend's PVDFest remain mixed, with some community members feel the lack of activity downtown impacted both the event and businesses. / COURTESY PVDFEST

After weekend festival, emotions on PVDFest remain mixed

PROVIDENCE – PVDFest this past weekend, according to some business leaders, was a tale of two cities. After several changes were made, including moving PVDFest...

Trinity Rep signs 5-year tax treaty with city for future Lederer...

PROVIDENCE – City officials have waived the tax-exempt status of the Lederer Theater Center, home to the Trinity Repertory Company, which will allow the...

UMass Dartmouth studio arts programming moving out of Star Store building

NEW BEDFORD – Citing that funding from the commonwealth has ceased, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will immediately move its studio arts programs out...

Lane named new Ballet Rhode Island school director

PROVIDENCE – Sarah Lane, a world-renowned dancer and teacher, recently was named as the new school director for Ballet Rhode Island. Lane was a principal...
BLAZING A TRAIL: As Rhode Island’s cannabis sector has gained traction, attorney Megan Sheehan has been growing her legal practice, Green Path Legal, right along with it. 

Leaf and law: Sheehan combines her passions

Life lessons come from all directions. Consider the takeaway for Megan Sheehan, a Barrington lawyer: “My great aunties told me, ‘I just discovered vape...

New Lindemann PAC to serve as ‘artistic incubator’ at Brown

At an impressive 118,000 square feet, Brown University’s Lindemann Performing Arts Center, slated for a public opening this October, has a large presence on...
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