World Premiere! April 24 at RISD
Chromatic Fantasy: The World of Ciurlionis. Rhode Island’s own performance ensemble with a superb string quartet at its heart explores the intense cross-pollination of art, poetry and music at the turn of the 20th century.
Community Renewal Event with Urban Bush Women
COMMUNITY RENEWAL EVENT WITH URBAN BUSH WOMEN – featuring dark swan
February 24 at Southside Cultural Center
A social evening of food, conversation and local performance capped by a studio performance by Urban Bush Woman in Nora Chipaumire’s dark swan.
Urban Bush Women in RI – Art Activating Community
URBAN BUSH WOMEN IN RI: ART ACTIVATING COMMUNITY
’15-16 Engaging Dance Audiences residency
For three decades Urban Bush Women’s powerful moves have shaken theaters and inspired communities celebrating the culture of the African diaspora. For FirstWorks’ five-month residency project, funded in part by an Engaging Dance Audiences grant from Dance USA, Urban Bush Women engaged Providence audiences with a series of workshops, talks, community dinners and performance.
Big Band Holidays
JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS
Big Band Holidays – Dec. 4 at The Vets
Ring in the season with a night of swinging holiday favorites, New Orleans inflections and jazzy good cheer featuring the vocal stylings of special guests Denzal Sinclaire and Audrey Shakir.