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RANDALL ROSENBAUM will retire at the end of this year after serving 27 years as the executive director of the R.I. State Council on the Arts. / COURTESY R.I. STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS

RISCA leader Rosenbaum to retire at year’s end

PROVIDENCE – Randall Rosenbaum has been in charge of the R.I. State Council on the Arts for nearly three decades and has helped build...

R.I. culture, humanities and arts nonprofits receive nearly $1M in ARPA-funded...

PROVIDENCE – Nearly $1 million in grants have been allocated to 121 culture, humanities and arts nonprofits in Rhode Island. The funds come from the...

Providence Children’s Museum building closing temporarily for renovations

PROVIDENCE – With help from a local philanthropic organization, the Providence Children’s Museum is getting a makeover, requiring the building to be closed to...
Kathleen Breen Combes joined Festival Ballet Providence as executive director in 2019, following a long dance career that included serving as principal dancer with Boston Ballet. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Set the highest of standards

Kathleen Breen Combes | Festival Ballet Providence executive director My 19-year career as a professional dancer taught me a lot. Now, as an executive and...
ODD DECISION: Director Kyra Sedgwick’s film “Space Oddity,” which has been shooting in North Kingstown, has applied for $1.5 million in state tax credits. The state film office recently began asking companies seeking such tax credits not to identify themselves on applications, which are public documents. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FILM & TELEVISION OFFICE

More transparency, accountability needed in state film program

Producers of a feature film being shot in Rhode Island are seeking just over $22 million in state tax credits. But everyone outside of a...

DESIGNxRI names 2021 R.I. Design Hall of Fame honorees

PROVIDENCE – DESIGNxRI recently announced that three designers will be inducted as part of the Rhode Island Design Hall of Fame’s 2021 class on...

R.I. Council for the Humanities to recognize 4 honorees at annual...

PROVIDENCE – Four honorees will be recognized by the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities for their leadership, creative achievement and innovation Oct. 7...

Apple Cinemas to open first R.I. location in vacant Warwick Mall...

WARWICK – A new movie theater is moving into the building at Warwick Mall that’s been left vacant for the past six months following...

Unidentified production company seeks $22M in state tax credits; ‘Hocus Pocus’...

PROVIDENCE - The producers of an unnamed feature film being shot in Rhode Island are asking for just over $22 million in state tax...
Jessica Norris Granatiero

To Savor: Tips to travel like a local in Italy

Italy is one of the most popular wine regions when traveling abroad, and its charm, people, wine and cuisine envelop visitors. They still delight...

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