Groove is in the Heart – of Providence: PVDFest Music Happenings Heat up August

Groove is in the Heart – of Providence: PVDFest Music Happenings Heat up August

PVDFest sizzles with the Pops, Creole Soul and legendary Hip-Hop musical stylings August 5, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, and founding partner FirstWorks today announced details for PVDFest Summer Happenings in August, serving up an unmatched lineup of free music and artistic events throughout the summer. PVDFest Summer Happenings, part of Providence’s signature arts festival, continue citywide and culminate...
PVDFest Ideas: Hope in the Ever-living Now

PVDFest Ideas: Hope in the Ever-living Now

On July 5, PVDFest presented “Hope in the Ever-living Now,” a live virtual event featuring new works of poetry, prose, and creative writing for performance in response to Frederick Douglass’ ‘What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?’. The work has been performed countless times in the 169 years since its debut, often in the days following Independence Day celebrations, offering a contemplative counterpoint to lively barbecues and fireworks displays....
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