Rhode Island International Film Festival set for next week

PROVIDENCE – The nonprofit Flickers’ annual Rhode Island International Film Festival will take place Aug. 7-12. The festival is comprised of more than 340 short and...
ON THURSDAY, The Steel Yard announced a $2.7-plus million renovation to its Providence-based headquarters. / COURTESY THE STEEL YARD

Steel Yard announces $2.8M studio renovation

PROVIDENCE – Looking to increase the communal studio space available to local artists and the public, on Thursday The Steel Yard announced a $2.8...
the prop: Tom Parrish holds Trinity Rep’s Tony Award for best regional theater: “I’m honored and proud to lead Rhode Island’s Tony Award-winning theater company.” / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Tom Parrish, 39

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY Where do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? Hopefully retired after a successful career in the American theater. What...
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE was one of two Rhode Island-based groups to receive funding from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in the spring 2018 round of grants. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Local groups win Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts grants

PROVIDENCE - Two Providence-based institutions - the Alliance of Artists Communities and Providence College Galleries - were among the 42 most recent recipients of Andy...

July events at Collaborative include henna workshop, artist reception

WARREN – On July 2, the Warren-based nonprofit arts group The Collaborative announced its July events schedule. The first listed event, a henna workshop with...

America’s longest painting reintroduced by New Bedford Whaling Museum

NEW BEDFORD – The longest painting in America will be on display this summer through two exhibitions by the New Bedford Whaling Museum, according...
Representatives of Newport County nonprofit organizations listen as the Rhode Island Foundation announces they will share nearly $270,000 in grants. The funds will underwrite activities ranging from workforce training and after school activities to preventing relationship violence and protecting vulnerable seniors. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards nearly $270K to Newport County-serving organizations

PROVIDENCE - Forty grants funding job readiness training, after school activities, protecting vulnerable seniors and preventing domestic violence were among $267,755 in grants awarded...
THE ROSA PARKS HOUSE, which had been on display at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence, is going to auction in New York City. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

Rosa Parks House to be auctioned in NYC

PROVIDENCE – The Rosa Parks House that was on display at WaterFire Arts Center will go up for auction in July, Stages of Freedom...
LITTLE SPACE: Documents preserving Rhode Island’s history, including railroad maps and plats, among others, are stacked floor to ceiling at the Rhode Island state archives building in Providence.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, June 4, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...
MAYOR JORGE O. ELORZA speaks at the DESIGNxRI Providence Design Catalyst. / COURTESY DESIGNXRI

DESIGNxRI graduates Providence Design Catalyst cohort

PROVIDENCE – DESIGNxRI celebrated the culmination of the Providence Design Catalyst program Thursday evening, graduating 13 Providence-based design business owners. The 2018 program brought $120,000...
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