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Performers announced for June Providence International Arts Festival #PVDfest

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At a press conference yesterday, Mayor Elorza announced some of the performers that will be part of the 1st Annual Providence International Arts Festival, June 11-14, 2015. Below is a long press release from the Mayor’s Office. Also find information at The Providence International Arts Festival Extensive Artist Roster Announced Mayor Elorza Announces Artist Roster for Signature Festival to …

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NEA grant to support effort to build “cultural corridor” along Washington Street

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Washington Street. Photo (cc) Sean_Marshall. From the City of Providence: Mayor Angel Taveras, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, the Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and FirstWorks announced yesterday that the City of Providence will receive a prestigious National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town grant. The $75,000 grant will support a community design effort to …

GC: Photos – FirstWorks Festival edition

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A selection of photos readers shared in our Flickr Group of last weekend’s FirstWorks Festival in Kennedy Plaza. Please share yours and we might post them here: Updated with more photos and a video of the Bandaloop performance from Photo © GoProvidenceRI Photo © GoProvidenceRI

AS220’s Kennedy Plaza Portrait Project and Moving Gallery launch September 29

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AS220 Photo Mem: Kennedy Plaza Portrait Project: September 29 – November 15, 2012 Artists’ Reception: September 29, 2012, 4-9 pm – Gallery at City Hall, 25 Dorrance Street, 2nd Floor Mobile RIPTA Bus Gallery – on Washington St., September 29, 4-9pm AS220, RIPTA, and Nail Communications have come together to produce “MOVING” – a fully functioning RIPTA bus that will …