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Material Desires

More things for me to covet — urchins! These fabulous creatures, created by Jennifer Maestre, are on display and for sale ($125 each) at the ‘Material Desires’ show at Craftland. Curated by Rebecca Siemering — and up through Saturday, March 13th — the show also features artists Jenine Bressner, Lynne Harlow, Peter Lutz, Barbara Owen […]

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Budget Book’s Cover Makes Case Against Governor’s Budget

The State Council on the Arts has put out this press release, gently noting the irony of housing the elimination of RISCA’s grants program in a book that’s adorned by a beautiful painting (really striking in person) that recently won the top prize at RISCA’s “Scenes of Rhode Island” show.  The painting is online, over

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3rd Annual Skate Deck Art Show — The Hive

One business that seems to have made a go of it in Hope Artiste Village is the Hive. Proprietor and tattoo artist, Kevin Bledsoe, has managed to kept things running even through those lonely pre-farmers days and the generally crappy economy. Also, the whole tattoo thing shows no signs of fading. Apparently Mr. Bledsoe does

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IDSA RI: Professionals’ Night At Trinity

The Industrial Designers Society of America, Rhode Island chapter is hosting the first of this year’s series of Professionals’ Nights. This month, Professionals’ Night will be held at the Trinity Brewhouse. A drawing will be done and the winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to Trinity. I hear you asking “What better way to

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Elementary My Dear Walrus — A Mystery Play

The Manton Avenue Project presents: “Elementary, My Dear Walrus! — A Mystery Play”, a full-length play written collaboratively by amazing MAP kids, and acted and directed by a team of talented adult theater artists. Tickets are free but reservations are encouraged. Friday, January 29th at 7pm; Saturday, January 30th at 3pm & 7pm; Sunday, January

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