A RENDERING of the Living Edge proposal by Adam Anderson selected as the winner of the 2019 CityWorks Design Challenge. / COURTESY DOWNCITY DESIGN

Anderson of Design Under Sky selected for 2019 CityWorks Design Challenge

PROVIDENCE – Adam Anderson of Design Under Sky had the winning proposal for the 2019 CityWorks Design Challenge, DownCity Design announced this week.The design...

Three local residents to receive honors at Trinity Rep gala

PROVIDENCE – Trinity Repertory Company says three local residents will be honored at its 2019 Pell Awards Gala on June 3.Storyteller Valerie Tutson will...
AS PART OF what has been characterized as a non-financial transaction, Blithewold Inc. has taken ownership of the Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum while giving a conservation easement to Preserve Rhode Island. / COURTESY BLITHEWOLD MANSION, GARDENS AND ARBORETUM

Blithewold Mansion sold, to be preserved thanks to easement

BRISTOL – A historic state landmark has changed hands under conditions that are designed to guarantee its long-term upkeep via an easement granted to...

Salve professor, gallery director selected for $5K RISCA fellowship

NEWPORT – Ernest Jolicoeur, assistant professor of art and director of the Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery at Salve Regina University, has been awarded a...
ART ADVOCATE: Josef Blazar, co-owner of YJ Contemporary Fine Art in East Greenwich, launched the gallery to bring art collectors to the town and provide artists a platform for their work.
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Fine art on display in E.G.

Hoping to attract more art collectors to East Greenwich – as well as fill a requirement for representing artists at shows – 32-year-old Josef...
THE THIRD ANNUAL Crave RI food festival will take place on June 20 and 21. / COURTESY CVS HEALTH

CVS announces Crave RI charity food festival slated for June 20-21

WOONSOCKET – The third annual Crave RI food festival will kick off the CVS Health Charity Classic Event Series on June 20 and 21...
TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY has announced its lineup of shows for the 2019-2020 season. / COURTESY TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY

Trinity Rep announces 2019-2020 season lineup

PROVIDENCE – The Trinity Repertory Company announced the lineup for its 54th season Tuesday. It includes a six-play subscription series as well as its...
THREE RHODE ISLAND WRITERS have been awarded $25,000 by the Rhode Island Foundation's Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards 3 writers $25K

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a combined $75,000 to three writers to write for one year, the foundation announced Friday.The $25,000...
CONTEMPORARY VIEW: Bobbie Lemmons, right, founder and creative director of Atelier Newport, in the gallery with ­Michele Maker Palmieri. Lemmons focuses on emerging and midcareer artists.
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Newport gallery grows with city

(Updates throughout to add Palmieri as owner and clarify Lemmons' role as a business partner.)For the past three years, Atelier Newport founder Bobbie Lemmons...

Oliver Hazard Perry to stay in R.I. with new operating model,...

NEWPORT – The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will remain in Rhode Island for year-round programming, the nonprofit Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island announced Feb....
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