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FringePVD Humanities Discussion: Fringe in the time of COVID

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

During the past sixteen months, artists and presenters have adapted the ways that they create and share work. Experimental programs designed for small audiences moved from the margins to the center of performance culture in Providence and beyond. Join us for a conversation about the roles played by “Fringe Artists” through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. In this discussion moderated by moderated by Dr. Micah Salkind (City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism), cultural programming curators/producers Christina Bevilacqua and Janaya Kizzie…

Aqui Me Quedo en La Broa’

August 1 @ 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 9, 2021 at 4:45pm

Enjoy a Barrio Tour and conversation between Marta V. Martínez and Doña Fefa Rosario, who together will talk about the transformation of La Broa' since the 1960s. Doña Fefa and her husband Tony, opened the first Dominican-owned bodega on Broad Street in Providence in the early-1960s. The Rosarios helped the growing number of families from the Dominican Republic who moved to Rhode Island and made it one of the largest Dominican communities in the United States.

Aqui Me Quedo en La Broa’

August 9 @ 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 9, 2021 at 4:45pm

Enjoy a Barrio Tour and conversation between Marta V. Martínez and Doña Fefa Rosario, who together will talk about the transformation of La Broa' since the 1960s. Doña Fefa and her husband Tony, opened the first Dominican-owned bodega on Broad Street in Providence in the early-1960s. The Rosarios helped the growing number of families from the Dominican Republic who moved to Rhode Island and made it one of the largest Dominican communities in the United States.

The Legacy of J’ouvert in Carnival (Panel discussion)

August 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

J'ouvert, pronounced "jou-vay" from the French patois, is a traditional festival originating in Trinidad and Tobago but is celebrated throughout the Caribbean. Meaning "dawn" or "daybreak," J'ourvert celebrations begin in the early morning and commemorate emancipation from slavery. Historically, the festival occurs in August, but it has become associated with pre-carnival celebration over time. As part of PVDFest Ideas, Etienne Charles (Trinidad), Gabriel "David" Alexis (Trinidad), and Becky Bass (St. Croix) will discuss the legacy of J'ouvert from its Caribbean…

Providence Waterways

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Launching in July 2021, Providence Waterways, produced by Doors Open RI, is a multimedia, collaborative, storytelling project. Through a combination of online and onsite experiences, Providence Waterways invites you to immerse yourself in place-based stories, sounds, and events that explore Providence's water. Three primary portals will guide our journey through Providence's waterways:  StoryMap: History, short stories, images and fun facts - this interactive StoryMap is limited only by your own curiosity. Available in both English and Spanish. SoundJourneys: Experience a digital,…

Illuminating the Legacy of Slavery in Rhode Island

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

August 23rd is International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. On this date, TWPEF will project imagery and stage dramatic readings about the history and legacy of slavery in Rhode Island at sites where slavery and the struggle for abolition took place. With support from RICH, scholars and artists are working together to craft texts and create original imagery for projections. In Providence, we will illuminate Brown's University Hall, built in 1770 by four known slave…

Family Friendly Gallery Night Walking Tours of Downcity Public Art

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 3:00pm

Gallery Night Providence will host Family Friendly Walking tour of Public Art in the Providence Downcity leaving from URI Providence Campus 80 Washington Street at 11am , 1pm and 3pm. The tours will feature public art and highlight significant architecture in the down city and lower Eastside of Providence. PVDFest Ideas walking tours will focus especially on the architecture and public art in the downcity area with special note of BIPOC artworks and the tremendous contributions made by those who…

Family Friendly Gallery Night Walking Tours of Downcity Public Art

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 1:00pm

One event on September 25, 2021 at 3:00pm

Gallery Night Providence will host Family Friendly Walking tour of Public Art in the Providence Downcity leaving from URI Providence Campus 80 Washington Street at 11am , 1pm and 3pm. The tours will feature public art and highlight significant architecture in the down city and lower Eastside of Providence. PVDFest Ideas walking tours will focus especially on the architecture and public art in the downcity area with special note of BIPOC artworks and the tremendous contributions made by those who…

Family Friendly Gallery Night Walking Tours of Downcity Public Art

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 1:00pm

One event on September 25, 2021 at 3:00pm

Gallery Night Providence will host Family Friendly Walking tour of Public Art in the Providence Downcity leaving from URI Providence Campus 80 Washington Street at 11am , 1pm and 3pm. The tours will feature public art and highlight significant architecture in the down city and lower Eastside of Providence. PVDFest Ideas walking tours will focus especially on the architecture and public art in the downcity area with special note of BIPOC artworks and the tremendous contributions made by those who…

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