Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

-National Endowment for the Arts

A man in a white sweater and brown cap sitting with his arm around a standing drum

Global Journeys

GLOBAL JOURNEYS
CONCERT SERIES
at Roger Williams Park

Co-presented by FirstWorks and Roger Williams Park Conservancy. Our pop-up Global Journeys fall concert series features a spirit-lifting line-up in a gorgeous outdoor setting. Following the success of our safe summer launch, we’re thrilled to curate a new series of live arts experiences spanning a world of styles, from salsa and French Cajun to West African kora and indigenous jazz. Look for them this fall!

Oumou Sangare and Sidy Maiga

GROOVE TO THE RHYTHMS OF OUMOU SANGARÉ AND SIDY MAIGA

Produced by FirstWorks Brown Arts Initiative. Experience the soul-lifting sounds of Mali with Grammy winner Oumou Sangaré, hailed as the greatest living female voice in African music, and master drummer Sidy Maiga. Premieres on Facebook and YouTube live – find out more…

Summer Beats Concert Series

SUMMER BEATS
CONCERT SERIES
at Roger Williams Park

Co-presented by FirstWorks and Roger Williams Park Conservancy. Keep your eyes and ears peeled in the park for our pop-up concert series featuring live, socially distanced performances with local and international flavor! Check out our full line-up here…

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.

Requiem for the Living

REQUIEM FOR THE LIVING,
IN COLOR

Responding to the realities of living as people of color during these unprecedented times, filmmaker Carlos Toro and composer Daniel Bernard Roumain collaborate on a live stream cinematic journey in film and in sound.