(8.15) Trinidad-born jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles will celebrate the sounds, ideas, and spirit of Carnival! this Sunday at the casino and bandstand at Roger Williams Park. FirstWorks will be hosting an afternoon of workshops (Carnival music/steel pan) and a panel (the legacy of J’ouvert, a traditional festival celebrated throughout the Caribbean), ending the day with […]
An opening night party Thursday at the Biltmore kicks off this weekend’s Providence International Arts Festival produced by FirstWorks and the City of Providence. Seen here is Squonk Opera — Pneumatica which has three shows scheduled for Saturday on Kennedy Plaza. Figures and tentacles grow, powered by blowers and vortex fans, and culminate in the
The annual FirstWorks Festival is a bit hard to write up because it spans several weeks, takes place in a multitude of locations, and encompasses a broad range of art, music and performance some of which is difficult to categorize. For instance, how much do we know about this gal here? What is she doing?
The FirstWorks Festival 2010 runs through November, and there are just too many things — dance, theater, new media installations, visual arts — for us to list all of them. But here’s one event, should you need another thing to do on Sunday. . . pretty much the opposite of Roller Derby. Heather Henson will
There are lots of words and punctuation marks in the official title of the new exhibition “Pixilerations [v.6]: The Great Disruption” (part of FirstWorks festival which runs through November 15) like a technical handbook for the new normal. Yeah, so nobody is ever going to say all that, but it all looks pretty cool. The