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Providence Preservation Society symposium looks at city landscapes

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Preservation Society announced it will host its 2018 Symposium: The Cultural Landscape from Nov. 1-3. In a statement, the society outlined...

R.I. Building Trades Council seeks another review of Fane tower project

PROVIDENCE – The president of the Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council has asked the Providence City Council president for another hearing by...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has signed a bill that is designed to facilitate the proposed Hope Point Tower on Parcel 42 of the I-195 Redevelopment District. / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION

With Raimondo’s signature, Hope Point Tower project continues on to Providence...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed the bill passed by the General Assembly to facilitate the construction of the Hope Point Tower on...

Five Questions With: Rachel Robinson

Rachel Robinson joined the Providence Preservation Society as director of preservation in 2017. A Tennessee native, she is the former executive director of the...
WHETHER PROVIDENCE SHOULD have residential buildings as high as 600 feet was debated during the public comment section of the City Plan Commission meeting earlier this week, as city officials considered whether to rezone the site for Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY FANE ORGANIZATION

Providence residents divided on Fane’s Hope Point Tower

PROVIDENCE – Whether the city should have residential buildings as high as 600 feet was an undercurrent in the public comment section of the...
A COMMUNITY MEMBER has agreed to purchase the Bomes Theater at 1017 Broad St. in Providence, with an interest to renovate and reopen the building, which is owned by the city and has been vacant since 2004. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Potential buyer expresses interest in reopening Bomes Theater building

PROVIDENCE – A long-deteriorated architectural gem may be saved after all. The Bomes Theater, owned by the city and vacant since 2004, is under...
THE RHODE ISLAND Council for the Humanities announced 14 arts, culture and education groups from across the state would share in $136,429 in new grants. Each grant ranges in size from $5,000 to $12,000. / COURTESY RICH

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities announces $136K in grants

PROVIDENCE - Fourteen local organizations will share $136,429 in new Rhode Island Council for the Humanities grants, ranging in size from $12,000 to $5,000,...
REP. JIM LANGEVIN, D-R.I., with Providence Preservation Society staff, volunteers and guests at the Providence Preservation Society Winter Bash, which raised more than $30,000. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY/ASHLEY MCCABE PHOTOGRAPHY

Providence Preservation Society sets 10-year fundraising record at 15th Winter Bash

PROVIDENCE – More than $30,000 was raised at the 15th annual Providence Preservation Society Winter Bash held in late March and attended by approximately...
KNIGHT STEWARDS: Jeffrey Cannell, library director of the Providence Community Library network, and Sue Gibbs, chief operating officer, inside the Knight Memorial Library, which has received $544,800 from the Champlin Foundation to go toward much-needed renovations. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Champlin Foundation grant helps fund Knight Library renovations

THE Knight Memorial Library is getting much-needed renovations this spring, as the historic community library looks to maintain its footing as an architectural jewel...
FLICKER'S RHODE ISLAND International Film Festival will host its ninth annual Red Carpet Experience gala celebrating the 36th anniversary of the Flickers’ Arts Collaborative on March 4 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Providence Biltmore Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Philanthropy Calendar, March 2, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of...
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