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Rhode Island-based visual artists have until Aug. 18 to apply for the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
S. James Kwon operated as a consultant of graphic design using the brand name Figmints, beginning in 1999. For the next decade or so, he worked with several marketing and design agencies throughout the Northeast, developing brands and … more
Filming for “The Discovery,” a sci-fi love story starring Robert Redford and Rooney Mara, will be shot in Rhode Island. more
PVDFest, Providence’s celebration of art, music, food, performance and more, will return for its third edition June 1-4. more
In an effort to promote and increase knowledge of Rhode Island history among the state’s residents, the Heritage Harbor Foundation donated $137,537 to nine organizations which lead projects that encourage further interest in the Ocean State’s past. more
WateFire Providence over the next four months will continue work to renovate a 38,000-square-foot former factory as a headquarters and multi-use performing arts center. more
Jim Scott has been a member of the board of directors for the nonprofit Art Connection-RI for five years, serving most of that time as chairman of the Art Committee, which reaches out to artists to coordinate their donations to local social service nonprofits. Besides recruiting artists, he also photographs the art so that it can be presented to the staff and constituents of the organizations that choose the art for their walls. Here, Scott discusses the value of the nonprofit’s work and what its upcoming five-year anniversary means to the organization and the groups it benefits. more
(Updated 2:07 p.m.) DesignxRI will present lifetime achievement and emerging designer awards to four local designers, one posthumously, during its Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sept. 22 as part of its third annual Design Week RI celebration. more
Problem: The Pawtucket unemployment rate exceeds state and national averages, while 32.1 percent of children younger than 18, and 15.2 percent of adults older than 65 are living in poverty. The majority of people in these demographics are immigrants … more
WaterFire received a $250,000 grant from The Champlin Foundations on Thursday to help fund its “Inspire, Imagine, Ignite – The Campaign for WaterFire” capital fundraising initiative, the public phase of which launched Thursday evening during the second annual FireBall. more
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