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VISITORS POSE FOR PHOTOS with the Bumblebee character at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in California. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON

Hasbro reboots Transformers for Gen X dads and their daughters

PAWTUCKET – “Bumblebee” – the sixth Transformers movie in 11 years – has been described by Hasbro Inc. executives as setting a new tone, one...
MORE THAN $163,000 in 73 state arts grants were approved by the R.I. State Council on the Arts board Tuesday at a meeting in Cranston. / COURTESY RISCA

RISCA announces 73 grants in fall FY19 award round

PROVIDENCE – Seventy-three grants, totaling $163,181, were approved by the R.I. State Council on the Arts board Tuesday at the organization’s December meeting.Tuesday’s grants...

Five Questions With: Anna Thompson

Anna Thompson is the studio art coordinator for the Cove Center, part of The Groden Network in Providence. She has worked with the organization...

DATMA receives $27.5K grant from Community Foundation

NEW BEDFORD – The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute, otherwise known as DATMA, was awarded a $27,500 Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts grant...
FRESH START: Anne Wolfe is the owner of Bear Wallow Books in Providence. The company had been owned by her parents in Indiana but after the death of her father, Wolfe bought her mother out of the company and moved it to Providence. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

New chapter for book publisher

After 40 years in Nashville, Ind., Bear Wallow Books LLC has a new home.The independent wholesale and publishing company, which has 40 cookbooks in...
Shey Rivera (left) and Shauna Duffy (right) pose with a recreation of the iconic AS220 propeller. On Dec. 31 Rivera will depart the nonprofit arts group to pursue personal endeavors while Duffy has been promoted to a new role for the group, executive director. / COURTESY AS220

AS220 appoints Duffy to new ED role, following departure of artistic...

PROVIDENCE – The leadership duo of Shey Rivera and Shauna Duffy, which co-led AS220 for the past three years, will dissolve at the end...
Tom Parrish’s success at Trinity Rep has been recognized by Providence Business News, which awarded it a Business Excellence Award recently for Excellence at a Midsize Company, based largely on the financial turnaround of the 55-year-old acting company since he arrived in 2015. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

A broad approach to problem-solving yields most-effective outcomes

Tom Parrish | Trinity Repertory Company executive directorTheater is a collaborative art form, drawing on the strengths and specialties of a host of individuals...
AS IS OFTEN THE CASE, the Newport Folk Festival, staged at Fort Adams in Newport, sold out within hours of tickets being made available. The event is schedule for July 26-28. / COURTESY NEWPORT FESTIVALS FOUNDATION

Newport Folk Festival tickets sell out within hours

NEWPORT – Tickets for the Newport Folk Festival, scheduled to take place on the weekend of July 26-28, 2019, at Fort Adams State Park...
THE RHODE ISLAND Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School has received a $150,000 grant to make improvements to the organization's Carter Center for Music Education & Performance in East Providence. Above, Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School Executive Director David Beauchesne. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

R.I. Philharmonic receives $150K grant from Champlin Foundation

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School has received a $150,000 grant from the Champlin Foundation to improve the arts organization’s...
ARTS ADVOCATE: Uriah Donnelly, executive director of Warren-based The Collaborative, co-founded the nonprofit arts organization to support local artists and “get their work seen by everybody.” / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

The Collaborative is where creativity reigns

Relocating to Warren in 2015, Uriah Donnelly knew he wanted to open an arts organization and launch a music festival.By Jan. 1, 2016, he...
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