Weiss named new president of Festival Ballet Providence

ALAN WEISS, owner of East Greenwich-based Summit Consulting Group Inc., was recently elected president of Providence-based ballet company Festival Ballet Providence. Weiss replaces Toots...

Five Questions With: Howie Sneider

The nonprofit industrial arts organization Steel Yard on Tuesday celebrated its grand reopening of its 3.8-acre campus at 27 Sims Ave. in Providence, after...

Shepard Fairey one of six new members on RISD board of...

PROVIDENCE – Well-known street artist and Rhode Island School of Design graduate Shepard Fairey is one of six newly elected members of the RISD...
Fred Magnanimi, founder of Luca +Danni, announced $6.2 million in funding, an investment that will help the company grow going forward. / COURTESY LUCA + DANNI

Luca + Danni closes on $6.2M funding round

CRANSTON – Luca + Danni Inc. has received a $6.2 million boost in a round of funding that is designed to help the Cranston-based...

‘Four Legs to Stand On’ performance tells stories of addiction

PROVIDENCE – A performance featuring stories of people with addiction will take place next month in the city.Hosted by the Rhode Island Action Coalition...
ARTS RESIDENCY: MacArthur fellow and Tony-nominated performer and playwright Taylor Mac, above holding the microphone, will speak, perform and participate in a panel discussion during an artist residency in Providence this month.
 / COURTESY TAYLOR MAC

FirstWorks looks to expand horizons through the arts

Education is at the core of the longstanding partnership between Providence’s FirstWorks and the Brown Arts Initiative.The collaboration has drawn performers and artists to...

Five questions with Katie Spaziano

Katie Spaziano | General manager, Waterfront Concerts at Bold Point Park1. How did this summer’s lineup of 17 shows and festivals at BPP compare...
DESIGNXRI has announced its 2019 RI Design Hall of Fame inductees for 2019.

DESIGNxRI announces 2019 Hall of Fame inductees

PROVIDENCE – DESIGNxRI revealed the 2019 inductees to the RI Design Hall of Fame Friday, announcing the induction of three artists who will receive...

Slader reelected RISCA chair

ELIZABETH “LIBBY” SLADER, owner of Providence-based design firm Libby Slader Interior Design, was recently reelected as chairman of the Rhode Island State Council on...
THE STEEL YARD had a net income of $713,101 in 2018, an increase from one year prior. / COURTESY THE STEEL YARD

The Steel Yard nets $713K in 2018

PROVIDENCE – The Steel Yard reported a net income of $713,101 in its 2018 annual report released this week.The nonprofit industrial arts organization had...
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