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Providence was at a crossroads when I became mayor three and a half years ago. A $110 million structural budget deficit threatened our capital city with bankruptcy. Unemployment was far too high, private-sector investment too scarce and our housing market continued to suffer from the effects of America’s national recession. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo plans to nominate Kate Blacklock, Carmen Diaz-Jusino, Michelle Kwan and Lorén Spears to the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. more
David M. Wax, managing director of the nonprofit Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, is retiring after two years in the position. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has released a preliminary analysis of the state’s career and technical education system, identifying three areas for the state’s new Career and Technical Board of Trustees to discuss – funding, alignment and employer involvement. more
The Board of Trustees of the Newport Art Museum has appointed Norah Diedrich as its new executive director. more
AS220 and the city of Providence are among 90 finalists for grants from ArtPlace America, which received 1,283 applications. more
Eliza Squibb, executive director of the Global Alliance to Immunize against AIDS Vaccine Foundation, has taken an unlikely path with her fine arts education. While studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, Squibb became the first artist in residence at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, where she helped researchers develop visual tools in order to analyze cephalopod camouflage. Later, during a summer internship in Peru where she studied textile productio, Squibb noticed that the village’s vibrant prints told stories and had a social impact on the community. Her observation and interest in textiles brought her to Mali through GAIA, where she designed prints that were both eye-catching and informative in order to raise awareness of HPV. She holds a BFA from the RISD. more
More than $176,000 in federal funding has been awarded to Rhode Island arts organizations from the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, according to a press release from U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
Michael Gennaro is leaving his executive director position at Trinity Repertory Company to take a job as executive director of Goodspeed Musicals in East Haddam, Conn. more
Events and project planner for the Rhode Island Latino Arts discusses the nonprofit’s fund raising strategy and busy calendar. more
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