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Workers in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area had an average hourly wage of $23 in May 2013, roughly 3 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival on Tuesday announced the winners of its 18th annual festival awards, presented at an Aug. 10 ceremony held at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence. more
NEWPORT – The Pell Center at Salve Regina University won a special $10,850 grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities to help produce “Ajax,” a Greek tragedy set in the Trojan War. more
PROVIDENCE –Filmmaker RaMell Ross, a 2014 Rhode Island School of Design graduate, has been awarded a $35,000 production/post-production grant from the Sundance Institute to complete his documentary, “Hale County.” more
The series of runway shows and events dubbed StyleWeek Northeast will return to Providence Aug. 24-29. Created by StyleWeek LLC founder Rosanna Ortiz, pictured above, the celebration of fashion and local design talent now in its fifth year has grown steadily. What was originally planned as a single, three-day event has now spread to up to 16 days annually over three separate weeks of the season. Eighteen designers are expected to preview their spring 2015 collections at the Providence Biltmore Hotel. more
Artist and founder of the South Coast Artists for Rhode Island and Massachusetts discusses the group's work. more
Bicyclists came out in impressive numbers for this year’s Newport Folk Festival, including 1,120 on July 26 that accounted for approximately 10 percent of the day’s estimated 10,000 attendees. That’s according to nonprofit Bike Newport, which provided the bike parking. For all three festival days, a total of 2,695 bikes were parked at the festival. This was the third year Bike Newport provided parking for the festival. Last year, the highest daily bike-parking total for the event was 800. more
Gamm artistic director discusses the theater’s future. more
The Washington Trust Co. and Chorus of Westerly are celebrating 50 years of partnership this year, a relationship that has seen the institution provide financial support that has helped renovate a performance hall, fund the summer pops event and support performances abroad. more
(Editor’s note: This is the first story in a two-part series looking at the impact of the 38 Studios LLC bankruptcy on the local gaming industry and the company’s employees.) more
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