JUMP! will create a signature site-specific dance around the Civil War Memorial—an iconic downtown Providence public art work. In the their signature white costumes, JUMP! dancers will move to West African drummers, led by music from Sidy Maiga’s Afrimanding. This is a one of a kind event!
Performances by some of the leading lights in local and regional music, including the Low Anthem, Gym Shorts, And the Kids, Ravi Shavi, Medusah Black and more. Curated and produced by the Columbus Cooperative and the Imaginary Company
While the stars of world music headline the FirstWorks On the Plaza stage, the Coastway Community Cultural Stage will showcase the singing, dancing, theater, storytelling and much more of Providence’s many community and cultural groups.
Big Nazo has been delighting Rhode Islanders for decades with their signature brand of puppet weirdness and extraterrestrial absurdity. Now they invite you to their home at the Big Nazo Lab in Downtown for an evening of music, dancing and generally bonkers entertainment.
Working as a Creative Partner in the Providence International Arts Festival, the Avenue Concept is bringing art directly to the people with large-scale works and installations throughout Downtown and Kennedy Plaza.