Umberto Crenca

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Whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on at AS220’s Foo Fest

Get ready to work up a nice lather dancing the entire day away at AS220's annual block party known as Foo Fest.
Bounce to this!
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 10, 2012

Review: Umberto Crenca's introspective retrospective at AS220

If you've been around the Providence art scene very long, you've surely heard the story. In the early 1980s, Umberto Crenca exhibited at the Antonio Dattorro Studio Gallery and the Providence Journal panned his art as shallow and simplistic.
Trying to make sense of it all
By GREG COOK  |  November 19, 2010

With plans for a downtown mural, Shepard Fairey returns to Providence

It is a rather unremarkable collection of bricks at the moment: an exterior wall at the back of Trinity Repertory Company’s Pell Chafee Performance Center in downtown Providence.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  June 18, 2010

Son of a beach

The beach at Casa Diablo is closed.
Leave it to state minions to spoil a perfect summer day
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  July 11, 2007

Eat this

Lily Kerrigan was working at a tech firm in downtown Providence last summer when she wondered, "what would happen if an art happening kind of invaded its streets?"
In Providence's downtown, a wary detente between entrepreneurs and artists
By GREG COOK  |  May 16, 2007

She is . . .

This group exhibition makes its collective point right off the bat: there is no single legitimate way to visually express what it’s like to be a woman, and even women who know who they are will be apt to waver in that perception.
An exploration of femininity at Gallery Z
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 09, 2006

Tough time for Cheney

If the national media give attention to the totally demented ravings of the Christian Coalition’s ludicrous God-botherer Pat Robertson — most recently about Ariel Sharon — the Associated Press should pick up this following news.
The Veep is being punished for his misdeeds  
By  |  January 18, 2006