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The lowdown on Sound Session 2011
The seventh annual Sound Session festival jumps off all weekend long, and while this year's itinerary has been scaled down to three days rather than a full seven, you can expect another "multi-genre gumbo" at four locations.
Hot in the city
| July 08, 2011
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
Smith Hill weighs a ban on the under-21 crowd
Seasoned partiers will recall that about a decade ago our august legislature considered barring anyone under age 21 from Rhode Island night clubs in a bid to curb underage drinking.
The Fun Police
| April 02, 2010
Hands across New England
Providence may be the Creative Capital. But it is hardly the only community that has attempted to build a new economy on a foundation of laptops, paint brushes, and guitars.
| March 05, 2010
Art for money's sake
This weekend, hundreds of arts marketing gurus and administrators from across the nation will descend upon the Creative Capital, aka Providence, for a four-day (October 30-November 2) national gath-ering entitled “CollaborACTION!”
| October 30, 2009
Glasses, bikes, and a better world
If you thought you saw more black-rimmed glasses and aluminum bikes around town this weekend, you weren't imagining it.
| October 09, 2009
Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009
A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
| September 18, 2009
'Creative Providence' strives to rebrand the capital city
Perhaps you've seen the banners, with the big, stylized "P" and the tagline, "Providence: The Creative Capital."
| March 04, 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
Olneyville Holiday Art Sale renews ill feeling for development critics
Feelings about increasing development on Providence’s West Side remain quite raw in some quarters, as evidenced by the dissonance over the “Olneyville Holiday Art Sale” planned this Saturday, December 9, at Rising Sun Mills.
| December 06, 2006
Class warfare in Olneyville
The posters sprouted in mid-April, salvos in the rhetorical battle over the future of Providence’s West Side.
The strains of a worsening statewide housing crisis erupt on providence’s west side
| May 24, 2006
Wood, leaving City Hall job, edges closer to City Council run
Cliff Wood, director of the Providence Department of Arts, Culture, and Tourism, has moved a step closer to a bid for City Council, leaving his municipal job as of Friday, March 10, “because I am considering a run for municipal office.”
| March 09, 2006
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