Updated July 24 at 5:27pm
Creative Economy
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PAWTUCKET – Living-art performance entertainment company TEN31 Productions has moved its headquarters to an 8,000-square-foot location in a former mill building, with plans to transform the space into a cultural arts and event space called REVEL … more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts announced on Thursday that 139 nonprofit organizations, schools and individuals will share $777,212 through its first round of grant awards for the 2016-2017 season. more
Anastasia Laurenzi and Michael Larsen met as graduate students at the Rhode Island School of Design. Today, the duo are partners in life and work. Last summer they launched the artisan furniture and architecture company Oblique Studio LLC in … more
(Updated, July 1, 5:11 p.m.) Pneuhaus, a three-partner design and entertainment company, argues inflatable architecture is more than the bounce houses commonly seen at children's birthday parties. The Providence-based business constructs large-scale, inflatable … more
Leandra Elberger, senior communications and development manager for New York City-based Venture for America, discussed with Providence Business News how the organization hosts a five-week training program at Brown University every year with the new cohort of Venture for America fellows. The program prepares them so that they will be ready to make an immediate impact on their companies and communities when they begin their placements at the end of the summer. Starting today, members of five classes of Venture for America fellows will return to Brown for three days to participate in activities centered around building the Venture for America community and fostering entrepreneurship in cities like Providence. more
The deadline to apply for Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge has been extended to June 29. more
With a shared goal of keeping alive “American ingenuity,” a group of innovation and manufacturing leaders, including Todd Thomas of Tinker|Bristol, convened at the White House last week for a summit. more
Alison Bologna wakes up each morning at 2:30 a.m. It's partly because she needs to get ready for her job as an anchor at WJAR-TV NBC 10. It's also because she runs an urban-outreach yoga studio. And most recently, it's because she's … more
For Yongjae Kim, a Pawtucket-based industrial designer, succeeding as an artist is all about understanding supply and demand. "One of the most important rules I learned is the balance between maker and consumer. Whether you're working in … more
Greycork, a startup that sells easy-to-assemble furniture geared to urban millennials, recently closed a $1 million series seed funding round led by ff Venture Capital and others. more
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