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‘Facing The Giant’ Events With Shepard Fairey

(10.25) AS220, the Rhode Island School of Design, and Shepard Fairey are celebrating 30 years of OBEY GIANT in the city where his first iconic sticker was slapped onto an unsuspecting public while he was a student at RISD. Fairey will present ‘In Conversation with Shepard Fairey: Three Decades of Dissent’ a public lecture at

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RISD Senior Furniture Show — Woods-Gerry

(4.9) The annual senior shows at the Woods-Gerry Gallery cycle through pretty quickly; the furniture show is always one of the most interesting and this year’s is no exception. It ends April 9th. This vibrant blue blob is Quimper Chair — plywood, webbing, recycled foam, dacron, and lycra — by Rebecca Ford (BFA Furniture Design).

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RISD Museum Artist Fellowship Deadline Approaches

(9.8) The deadline for applications for the RISD Museum Artist Fellowship has been extended through midnight, September 8. The RISD Museum invites local artists and designers, working in any medium, to apply for the 2018 artist fellowship. One selected artist will receive a stipend of $10,000, professional-development support, and the opportunity to work closely with

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‘Stop Making Sense’ — Cable Car

(7.19) One night only. Head down to the Cable Car Wednesday for Jonathan Demme’s 1984 Talking Heads concert film “Stop Making Sense.” Considered one of the best. Demme’s love of music was noted in his NYT obit last April. Mr. Demme’s self-proclaimed favorite band since 1978, Talking Heads were also his muse for what would

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‘Back To the Drawing Board’ Saturday RISD Museum

Materials provided. No experience necessary. Drop in. Free with admission to museum. The RISD Museum invites you to drop in on ‘Back to the Drawing Board’ this Saturday. Rejuvenate your drawing practice – or start from scratch – among like-minded peers. Artist-led prompts nurture new approaches and new connections. This month’s host: MJ Robinson. The

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