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RFP Fall 2020

COMMISSION OPPORTUNITY
for Rhode Island-based artists

Submissions are now closed. Opportunity for Rhode Island-based musicians, performers and artists who use sound in their work (including bands and solo musicians, sound artists/technologists, DJs, spoken word performers, theater artists, storytellers, poets, etc.)
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Virtual Summer Camps

VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMPS
Free for Rhode Island public school students

FirstWorks is excited to partner with the Rhode Island Department of Education to bring virtual summer camps to Rhode Island public school students during Summer 2020! Browse our offerings for Grades 3-8 and pre-register now to secure your child’s spot.
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Virtual Dance Camp

VIRTUAL DANCE CAMP
For Grades 3-8

Conducted on Zoom, our Summer Moves Virtual Dance Camp includes percussive dance (tap), contemporary ballet, hip-hop, and more! Led by a diverse group of talented dancers who have performed on stages around the world – and for FirstWorks.
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Celebrate CUNNINGHAM

CELEBRATE CUNNINGHAM
with FirstWorks and Brown Arts Initiative

Immerse yourself in a cinematic experience seven years in the making about legendary American dancer and choreographer, Merce Cunningham. Watch the film online #athome and then join us for a special Q&A with director Alla Kovgan and co-producer Elizabeth Delude-Dix.
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BOX OFFICE: Machine Dazzle Mask Making Workshop

COVER YOUR FACE IN STYLE
with Celebrity Costume Designer Machine Dazzle

Create your very own over-the-top face mask in this hands-on Zoom workshop for all ages. No experience or shopping required! The theme of the event is MUSIC. Participants will be guided to create a piece inspired by a favorite song, lyric or genre using RECYCLED materials FOUND around the house, in the garden or on a walk in a park. Just bring your creativity!
FREE – Registration Required
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Rise Up with Syncopated Ladies

RISE UP!
WITH SYNCOPATED LADIES

Fierce Footwork. Female Force! Join the founders of Syncopated Ladies, Emmy nominated choreographer Chloe Arnold & Maud Arnold to watch their video “Rise Up,” inspired by Andra Day’s song of the same name. The Ladies were inspired to create a dance that focused on women’s rights and getting all people out to vote.
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