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Call It A Comeback: PVDFest to Return in Full Force June 10-12

Call It A Comeback: PVDFest to Return in Full Force June 10-12

March 23, 2022 Providence’s signature arts festival to reignite Downtown after two years of scaled back festivities PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Council President John J. Igliozzi (Ward 7), the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, and founding partner...

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...

PVDFest Happenings will be Citywide throughout June and August

PVDFest Happenings will be Citywide throughout June and August

For the seventh year, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture+ Tourism and founding partner FirstWorks will host PVDFest, Providence’s signature art festival this summer and fall. Providence’s world-renowned art, culture and culinary...

Spreading PVDFest magic
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