Steel Yard Halloween Iron Pour

In Arts, Eventsby Greater City ProvidenceLeave a Comment

The Steel Yard presents it’s 3rd annual HALLOWEEN IRON POUR! Friday, October 31st – 6:00pm 27 Sims Avenue, Providence This Halloween, come down to the Steel Yard for another molten metal spectacular! The gates open at 6:00 on October 31st at the Steel Yard, and admission is $5. Activities from 6pm – 7pm will include a ceramic bowl sale by …

2008 Pawtucket Arts Festival

In Artsby Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

The tenth annual Pawtucket Arts Festival starts next month. The mission of the festival is: The mission of the Pawtucket Arts Festival is to present a series of events that are high-quality visual, performance and participatory arts EVENTS every year, by Rhode Island, regional, national and internationally-known artists that take place for the enjoyment of Pawtucket residents and visitors to …

Junkanoo @ RISD

In Artsby Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

Bahamian performers Junkanoo visited RISD this weekend performing at the spring block party on Benefit Street today. Above is a short video clip and below are a few photos from today’s festivities. Photos and video by Jef Nickerson for

The Steel Yard Fundraiser

In Artsby Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

From the Steel Yard: From May 15-18, 2008 the Steel Yard throws open its gates for “Works in Progress,” their most ambitious fundraiser to date. This year’s adventure will offer an exciting and unusual menu of opportunities with something for all ages, varied interests and any ability to pay. From the no-fee Iron Chef: Junkyard Edition (torch wielding metal workers …

RI Nexus others host “Concentric” Thurs., May 8, 2008

In Arts, Technologyby Matthew CoolidgeLeave a Comment

RI Nexus announces Concentric tomorrow night at the Wild Colonial Tavern. We’re cross-pollinating social networks in a way that only Rhode Island can. The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), The American Institute of Architects (AIA), AIGA Rhode Island, plus the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU ), plus Providence Geeks and RI Nexus are having a casual gathering at the …


In Arts, Events, Retailby Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

Craftland is back, running December 1st though 22nd with an Opening Party November 30th. Craftland is an annual holiday sale in Providence, RI that celebrates all kinds of handmade objects and the people who make them. Craftland 2007 is located at 235 Westminster Street. We will be open from December 1-22, 2007. Check out the blog for details about upcoming …