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CARTOGRAPHY

CARTOGRAPHY

Experience stunning visuals and deeply human narratives in this poignant work designed for audiences of all ages. Woven from accounts of young refugees’ journeys, CARTOGRAPHY uses simple storytelling with interactive video technology to recount young peoples’ experiences of modern-day migration.
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Behind the Curtain

BEHIND THE CURTAIN
Performing Arts Afterschool Enrichment Course

A semester-long enrichment program for RI high school students as part of RIDE’s All Course Network initiative. Behind the Curtain is a virtual afterschool program that connects RI students grades 9-12 with artists, nonprofit and production professionals.
Find out more and register today.

Creative Conversation Wynton Marsalis

CREATIVE CONVERSATION WITH JAZZ LEGEND WYNTON MARSALIS

Join FirstWorks, Wynton Marsalis and Eric Jackson, “The Dean of Boston Jazz Radio” for a virtual conversation about the power of music to affect social change.
This Zoom conversation is free, spots are limited and pre-registration is required.
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ANNUAL REPORT 2020

FIRSTWORKS ANNUAL REPORT

Find out how we are enriching the social, educational and economic fabric of Rhode Island by engaging diverse audiences with world-class performing arts experiences.

Click here to download PDF

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Virtual Learning Series

VIRTUAL LEARNING SERIES
Experience the arts wherever you are

Visit this page to access our digital learning resources which include unique video content featuring world class artists. Accompanying activities and assignments are aligned to core curricula standards.
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BOX OFFICE: 2020 PD

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS

Hope and Healing Social Inequities, A Primer for the Classroom with DBR, 1/25 at 10:00- 11 AM

Stay tuned for more workshops TBA
FREE TO EDUCATORS – REGISTRATION REQUIRED
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Arts Across America

ARTS ACROSS AMERICA
Featuring Rose Weaver and Sokeo Ros

Presented by the Kennedy Center as part of Arts Across America—a live performance series presented Mondays through Fridays to uplift & showcase artists from across the country.
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Fidel Nadal

FIDEL NADAL
in concert

Rolling Stone Magazine hailed the Argentinian vocalist as “The Rasta who revolutionized Latin Rock.” Get a taste of Pan-African consciousness and good vibrations in this special concert with Fidel and his band, performed in a Mexico City recording studio.