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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

2018 Hall of Fame inductees announced by DesignxRI

PROVIDENCE - One week prior to the commencement of the 2018 DesignxRI Design Week RI, the capital city-based economic development nonprofit announced four inductees...

Who’s on the Board?

Mission: Trinity Repertory Company’s mission is to reinvent the public square with dramatic art that stimulates, educates and engages the diverse community in a...
TWO NEW MURALS from The Avenue Concept are coming to the Providence Downtown area. Above, another Avenue Cocnept project, "She Never Came," a mural by Bezt. / PBN PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Avenue Concept: Two new murals coming to downtown Providence

PROVIDENCE – Two new murals are coming to Downtown Providence, the Avenue Concept announced Friday.The nonprofit said that work will commence on the two...

Pawtucket artist, designer receives Pell Award for Excellence in the Arts

MORRIS NATHANSON, a Pawtucket-based artist and designer who was also a founding board member of Trinity Repertory Company, received a 2018 Rhode Island Pell...
DESIGN WEEK RI begins on Sept. 13 and runs through Sept. 22, featuring over 35 events. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Design Week begins Sept. 13

PROVIDENCE – The fifth annual Design Week RI begins Sept. 13 and will run through Sept. 22. In a communique, DESIGNxRI, the sponsor of...
TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY ANNOUNCED MONDAY the receipt of $255,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation to aid in the nonprofit, community theater's growth. / COURTESY TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY

Trinity Rep. growth plan supported by $255K R.I. Foundation grant

PROVIDENCE - As the nonprofit theater pursues a 20 percent increase in subscriptions, on Monday, Trinity Repertory Company announced the receipt of a $255,000...
WINNER OF THE PRIX DU CINEMA SUISSE at the Rhode Island International Film Festival was “Maximilian,” from Switzerland. From left, George T. Marshall, RIIFF executive director; Shawn Quirk, RIIFF program director; Nicolas Greinacher, director of “Maximilian;” Maximilian Janisch, the film's subject; and Marlyn Mason, actress/screenwriter. / COURTESY RIIFF

Rhode Island International Film Festival winners announced

PROVIDENCE – The 36th Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival came to a close Sunday after a six-day long celebration of film from across...

PPL receives $450K NEH grant for building renovation and upgrades

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public Library has received a $450,000 federal grant to support the “Providence Public Library Special Collections Renovation: Investing in Public...
IN TUNE: More and more, institutions are reconfiguring bathrooms to be more inclusive of transgender people. Shauna Duffy, managing director of Providence’s AS220, is overseeing a renovation project that will include adding a gender-neutral restroom on its first floor.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Transgender bathroom issue moves to the fore

Before starting a $4 million remodeling of its Empire Street complex in downtown Providence, leaders of the nonprofit community arts organization AS220 thought carefully...
THANKS TO A NEW AGREEMENT between the state and the Newport Festivals Foundation, the Newport Jazz Festival and the Newport Folk Festival are going to be produced at Fort Adams State Park for the next 25 years. In addition, the deal calls for the creation of a museum to the festivals to be built in the park. / COURTESY NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL

Have you ever attended either the Newport Folk or Newport Jazz...

The recent signing of a 25-year agreement to have Fort Adams State Park in Newport host the Newport Jazz and Newport Folk festivals in...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am