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Brown receives Vanguard of the Arts award

SHERILYN BROWN, former education director for the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, recently received the Beacon Charter School’s 2018 Vanguard of the...

R.I. Philharmonic students team with Hasbro to raise scholarship funds

PAWTUCKET – Participants in Hasbro Inc.’s Music Matters Employee Network joined with students from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School to perform in late...

Five Questions With Lindsay Miś

5Q: Lindsay Mis | Executive director, Massachusetts Design, Art and Technology Institute1. The Massachusetts Design, Art and Technology Institute is billed as a...

Can parks, libraries heal wounds?

There’s this new park in Tulsa, Okla., and it’s amazing. I went on a weekday afternoon last month expecting calm and quiet and instead...

Seltzer, soda maker rolls out new labels by Pawtucket artist

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Yacht Club Bottling Works is introducing new, individually unique labels for its 33 seltzer and soda flavors, the company announced, complete...
ON TUESDAY, Brown University announced the receipt of a $31.6 million gift from Diana Nelson and John Atwater. More than half of the gift will fund the creation of an open plan lobby in the school's soon-to-be-built performing arts center. The couple are pictured earlier this year at the 2018 Big Bang Gala benefiting the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. / PHOTO BY DREW ALTIZER PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown receives $31.6M gift for performing arts center lobby, other initiatives

PROVIDENCE - Brown University welcomed a $31.6 million gift to fund a central convening space for the university's new performing arts center planned for...

Catholic Foundation of Rhode Island to screen ‘Outcasts’ Nov. 10

PROVIDENCE – On Nov. 10, Rhode Island will become the second New England state to screen the award-winning film “Outcasts.”Produced by Grassroots Films, out...
A RICH, AND NOW PROSPEROUS HISTORY: From left, Tom Parrish, executive director; Meg Donnelly, cutter/draper; Curt Columbus, artistic director; and Amanda Downing Carney, costume shop director, review costumes for the upcoming production of “A Christmas Carol.”   
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELeY

Trinity Rep educates, stimulates on road to fiscal security

Business Excellence Awards 2018 Excellence at a midsize company: Trinity Repertory CompanyFounded in 1963 and housed in a former vaudeville space, Trinity Repertory Company...
SHAWN QUIRK, left, Rhode Island International Film Festival program director, with Nancy Carriuolo, former president of Rhode Island College, and Lukas Hassel, previous grand prize winner for Best Screenplay, at the RIIFF Screenplay Competition awards. As a guest, Carriuolo served as RIIFF ambassador to welcome the event's international attendees. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL /MIKE BRACA

RIIFF announces screenplay awards

PROVIDENCE – Four-hundred and seventy-seven applications were submitted to the 2018 Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition awards and on Oct. 30 the...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza, left, announced the launch of another round of the Providence Design Catalyst program. This year, the program will provide $150,000 to the program's cohort. Applications opened Nov. 1. On the right, R.I. Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen. / COURTESY DESIGNXRI

Applications open for next round of Design Catalyst program

PROVIDENCE – Applications for the next round of the Providence Design Catalyst program are now open, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and DESIGNxRI announced Thursday.The...
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