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Sound Session lives on
Donald King, former artistic director for the Providence Black Repertory Company, gets the queries quite frequently these days.
| May 14, 2010
The block is hot
The summer sun has arrived just in time for the "premier genre-defying summer music festival" known as Sound Session '09, a weeklong block party and musical melting pot for the masses kicking off on Sunday, July 5 and culminating in the climactic, carn
Jumping genres at Providence Sound Session '09
| July 03, 2009
"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
| December 03, 2008
Please shut up!
How can we miss you if you won’t go away?
Our salute to a few of the most obnoxious people of the week
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| July 16, 2008
Hot summer nights
The annual Sound Session festival is a weeklong sonic soiree that is expected to draw upwards of 65,000 partygoers from July 6 through 12.
The pulsating spirit of Sound Session ’08
| June 24, 2008
There couldn’t be a more deserving venue.
Good news for Black Rep and Stone Soup
| January 29, 2008
The best of times
Holidays and their attendant celebrations foster memories — of all kinds, to be sure — but it’s the good ones we strive to re-create.
Local notables share their favorite holiday traditions
| December 14, 2007
Playwright and director Moisés Kaufman likes to say that Oscar Wilde was the first performance artist.
Oscar Wilde, Richard Nixon, and Real-Life In Baghdad
| September 19, 2007
I thought it would be a good opportunity to touch on some things that have been piling up on the local music scene.
Big shows, a one-shot supergroup, soundtracks, and more
| August 07, 2007
Sound Session 07’s musical melting pot
King and his crew’s “genre-defying” tag is real, and at no time is it more real than in the coming week.
| July 10, 2007
Rhyme ’n’ crime
For the centerpiece production of its 10th anniversary season, the Providence Black Repertory Company figured it would do something completely different.
Providence Black Rep’s Black Maria
| February 13, 2007
Playing it smart
If you’re a band looking to survive in this frigid social climate, you have to be either really smart or really stupid.
Black & White stick with it; plus, SoundSession ’06
| July 11, 2006
Why is it that villains can be so much more compelling than heroes?
Rites & Reason’s amusing Morning
| May 16, 2006
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