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TOM PARRISH will step down as Trinity Repertory Company's executive director in October. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Parrish to step down as Trinity Rep’s ED in Oct.

PROVIDENCE – A leadership change at Trinity Repertory Company is coming soon. The organizations announced Thursday that Tom Parrish, Trinity Rep’s executive director since 2015,...

Viola Davis memoir ‘Finding Me’ scheduled for next April

NEW YORK (AP) – Oscar winner Viola Davis is working on a memoir that she says will be “straight, no chaser.” HarperOne will release Davis'...

RISCA awards $879K to 156 organizations and individuals

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. State Council on the Arts has awarded $878,942 to 156 organizations, individuals and projects, the council announced Monday. The grants are...
THE BOYS & GIRLS Clubs of Northern Rhode Island became the beneficiary of a $2.1 million endowment from the California-based Davis Dauray Family Fund. It is the largest gift the organization has ever received.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern R.I. receives $2.1M endowment from...

WOONSOCKET – Tuesday marked the first time that the California-based Davis Dauray Family Fund has donated to a Boys & Girls Clubs of America...
THE R.I. STATE COUNCIL on the Arts and and the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities announced Monday that approximately $968,000 in COVID-19 recovery grants are being made available by the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities to local culture, humanities and arts nonprofits.

Roughly $968K in federal grants made available for arts, culture and...

PROVIDENCE – Approximately $968,000 in COVID-19 recovery grants are being made available by the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for...

Wickford Art Festival returns after COVID-19 cancellation

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Wickford Art Festival, a town staple for close to six decades, will make its return this summer after the COVID-19...

WaterFire 2021 back on, as city, state announce funding

PROVIDENCE – Plans to bring WaterFire back for a shortened 2021 season are back on the table after the Providence City Council announced funding...
Jessica Norris Granatiero

To Savor: Picking right wine leads to better grilling

The increase in vaccinations and reopening of the country came at the best time – the summer grilling season. So, fire up the grill, it’s...

Five Questions With: Nancy Gaucher-Thomas

Nancy Gaucher-Thomas has served as president of the Providence Art Club the last three years. She is also founder and president emerita for the...

Rhode Island Folk Festival to return after 1-year pause

PROVIDENCE (AP) – The Rhode Island Folk Festival is making a comeback in 2021 after a one-year pause because of the coronavirus pandemic, festival organizers...

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