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Aurea + Morris Nathanson present "The Search" at the Chace Center

Aurea + Morris Nathanson present "The Search" at the Chace Center

"One of our great goals is to explore the interface between music and the spoken word," says Aurea's Charles Sherba. The celebrated Providence quartet features...
By webteam  |  September 21, 2010
Marc Levitt's "AudioWinds #1" at the Chace Center

Marc Levitt's "AudioWinds #1" at the Chace Center

Marc Levitt has never had much trouble viewing a situation from multiple perspectives - as a storyteller, he knows there's usually more than one narrative...
By webteam  |  May 12, 2010

Random stuff

If you were going to create a portrait of the Internet, what would it look like?
Versteeg’s ‘In advance of Another Thing,’ ‘Sitings 2010’ at RISD
By GREG COOK  |  April 30, 2010

Take a look

A year ago the future looked bright as the RISD Museum debuted its shiny new Chace Center.
New spaces and fresh faces
By GREG COOK  |  September 18, 2009
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Brave new RISD

The Rhode Island School of Design, for all its artful ambition, is a conservative place. Students draw. They mold clay. They are awash in taxidermy. So there was more than a little anxiety when John Maeda — sneaker designer, MIT professor, digital media
After a year at the helm, president John Maeda is balancing broad shifts in the worlds of art, design, and business
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  May 29, 2009

RISD takes to the streets to show 'What We Do'

"What We Do," an unprecedented, student-run event on April 11 at the Rhode Island School of Design, aims to capture, in a frenzied six hours at six locations, the spirit of Providence's most creative and offbeat college.
Bursting the bubble
By MARION DAVIS  |  April 10, 2009


Worth another look

In 2008, real estate and jobs dominated local art news.
Intriguing views of a warped world
By GREG COOK  |  December 23, 2008

Off the Couch: Get Cozy

Cool Collective at RISD's Chace Center
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 10, 2008

Culture crunch

"Since the market crash," says Curt Columbus, artistic director of Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, "we've watched our ticket sales, which had been doing well, hit a wall. Almost like a cartoon animal — splat. Then we started pushing the discoun
From Trinity Rep to Festival Ballet to Gallery Z, the creative community strives to overcome economic challenges
By GREG COOK  |  December 03, 2008

30 lists

30 things mentioned in the first issue of the Newpaper, 30 things that we miss, 30 things that weren't around 30 years ago, and more.  
Looking forward and looking back, list-style

Chihuly lite

The main problem with “Chihuly At RISD,” on view at the RISD Museum’s new Chace Center (through January 4), is that there’s not enough Dale Chihuly here.  
RISD’s sprawling exhibit could use more ‘wow’
By GREG COOK  |  October 16, 2008

In context

Moneo’s Chace Center is a place where art will live — in conception, execution, and display.
Why — and how — the chace center works
By PETER KADZIS  |  September 25, 2008

RISD redefined

Rhode Island School of Design’s new Chace Center is the physical embodiment of the 131-year-old institution’s effort to rebrand itself as a more open place.
With the dramatic new Chace Center, the art school reaches outward
By GREG COOK  |  September 25, 2008

Autumn views

The big news of Providence’s fall arts season is the completion of the RISD Museum’s Chace Center, which offers new exhibition, educa-tion, retail, and administrative space.
New spaces and fresh faces
By GREG COOK  |  September 10, 2008

Greatest hits

The RISD Museum continues its top to bottom renovation and expansion.
RISD shows off its new and renovated galleries
By GREG COOK  |  June 04, 2008