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FIRSTWORKS HAS RECEIVED a $60,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant to support a project helping the organization expand its arts offerings.

FirstWorks receives $60K grant from National Endowment for the Arts

PROVIDENCE – FirstWorks announced on May 25 that it received a $60,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to help support a...
TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY announced Thursday its 2023-24 performance schedule. / COURTESY TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY

Trinity Rep announces 60th anniversary season schedule

PROVIDENCE – Six productions, including an annual holiday classic, will be part of Trinity Repertory Company’s 2023-24 season starting in September, the nonprofit theater...
THE R.I. State Council on the Arts recived a $934,100 award Wednesday from the the National Endowment of the Arts.

6 R.I. art and culture agencies share $1.34M in federal funding

PROVIDENCE – Six Rhode Island art and culture agencies were awarded more than $1.34 million Wednesday from the National Endowment of the Arts. The awards,...
FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE has rebranded and is now known as Ballet Rhode Island, or 'Ballet RI.' / COURTESY BALLET RHODE ISLAND

Festival Ballet Providence rebrands to ‘Ballet RI’

PROVIDENCE – With recent changes to leadership and its mission, Festival Ballet Providence had begun connecting with other audiences beyond the city’s borders through...
CLOSER LOOK: Creative Conners Inc. owner and CEO Gareth Conners, right, inspects a piece of equipment with automation technician Stephen “Bo” Bogev at the manufacturer’s Warren facility.
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Creative Conners’ products keep stages moving for small theaters, productions

(Editor’s note: This is the eighth installment in a monthly series highlighting some of the region’s ­unsung manufacturers that make products essential to the...

Gamm Theatre announces 2023-24 performance season

WARWICK – The Sandra Feinstein Gamm Theatre’s upcoming 39th season, beginning in September, will comprise five performances of Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning productions. The...

Five Questions With: Josh Short

Josh Short is the founder and artistic director of Providence-based performing arts organization The Wilbury Theatre Group. As local theaters are still working their...
LEADERS AT THE STEEL YARD, the nonprofit industrial art center and studio, assisted in assembling the 57-page plan called PVDx2031: A Cultural Plan for Culture Shift. / COURTESY THE STEEL YARD

Will Providence’s new ‘cultural plan’ have support to boost the creative...

City officials have released a new cultural plan they are hoping will work as a framework to guide policies and investments in the arts...
TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY is only encouraging attendees to wear masks for evening performances. However, it is it still requiring masks for matinee shows. / COURTESY TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY

Trinity Rep partially relaxes COVID-19 mask requirement

PROVIDENCE – COVID-19 masking policies are being relaxed at Trinity Repertory Company for audience members, to some extent. The theater group announced late Wednesday that...
THE PROVIDENCE DEPARTMENT of Art, Culture and Tourism unveiled Wednesday a new cultural plan to help further boost the city's arts and culture sector.

Providence officials unveil plan to strengthen city’s arts, culture sector

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Art, Culture and Tourism, as well as Mayor Brett P. Smiley, formally introduced Wednesday a new cultural plan that...
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