PVDFest

Sims Avenue ‘Summer Camp’

(9.19) It’s a block party to celebrate this exciting new stretch in The Valley. If you haven’t been over there lately, you won’t recognize the place. And it’s particularly amazing that all this enterprise and development has occurred during this quarantine and all. Sunday’s Sims Ave Summer Camp is part of the city’s PVDFest and …

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PVDFest Launches Virtual Scavenger Hunt

While the real life PVDFest had to be “postponed” this year, organizers have hatched a plan for getting people downtown, out of their cars, so they can appreciate all those art installations: a virtual scavenger hunt. Starting August 3rd, “fun-seekers will have the opportunity to experience all things PVDFest through a virtual scavenger hunt!” The …

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PVDFest

(6.9) Yay! One of these. Italian aerial dance performance troupe, eVenti Verticali, will perform multiple times on the Spectacle Stage throughout the weekend as part of this summer’s PVDFest, our annual celebration of music, art, food, and whatever this is. Each year, FirstWorks curates a spectacle for PVDFest that creates indelible memories! Born from a …

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PVDFest

(6.10) Head downtown this weekend for Providence’s signature arts festival PVD Fest, four days of performances, interactive art installations, the Providence Mini Maker Faire, and food. Scheduled artists include: What Cheer Brigade, Kelly Irish Dancers, the Van Nostrand Sisters, Blue Moon Caravan Tribal Bellydance, Australia’s Sway Poles, Ranky Tanky, Burlington Taiko, Jungle Fiction, RI Latin Dance, …

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PVDFest

(6.4) Events kick off Thursday with a conference, “Making a Lively Experiment” with Christina Bevilacqua, at Aurora. (Everything she does is interesting.) And Thursday night starting at 8pm there’s a free dance party at the Steel Yard. Go to the PVDFest website for the complete schedule. It’s daunting. The festival takes place at several downtown …

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PVDFest Starts — Music, Food, Dance, Art

Friday and Saturday are the big days but PVDFest spans four days when live music, dance, food, and visual art installations will take over our public spaces, parks, and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence. Local artists and musicians will be joined by artists from across the globe for this free outdoor party. Seen …

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