Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

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BOX OFFICE: Judith Lynn Stillman Women Trailblazers in Music Live

JUDITH LYNN STILLMAN’S
WOMEN TRAILBLAZERS IN MUSIC

Experience a groundbreaking new film spotlighting diverse women composers spanning twelve centuries.
Venue: Rhode Island College Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts
FREE* Reservations are processed by Rhode Island College Box Office. Limit 2 tickets per order. *Online tickets through the RIC Box Office are subject to nominal handling fees.
Judith Lynn Stillman sitting at a grand piano wearing a formal black dress

BOX OFFICE: Judith Lynn Stillman Women Trailblazers in Music Virtual

JUDITH LYNN STILLMAN’S
WOMEN TRAILBLAZERS IN MUSIC

Experience a groundbreaking new film spotlighting diverse women composers spanning twelve centuries.
FREE – reserve watchlink
Judith Lynn Stillman sitting at a grand piano wearing a formal black dress

Judith Lynn Stillman Women Trailblazers in Music

JUDITH LYNN STILLMAN’S
WOMEN TRAILBLAZERS IN MUSIC

Experience a groundbreaking new film spotlighting diverse women composers spanning twelve centuries.
“Women Trailblazers in Music” takes us on a journey with tunes and tales by — and about — pioneering women composers who were all but expunged from history. 
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Phantom Notes

PHANTOM NOTES
by Vatic Kuumba and Orlando Hernández

Gold, Silver, and Coin make a world of time.
Prayer is in the ear of the river.
Phantom Notes, a new work by Vatic Kuumba and Orlando Hernández originally scheduled for Wednesday, June 30, twilight-sunrise, has been postponed. Stay tuned to first-works.org for a new date, to be announced.
A PVDFest summer happening.
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Thea Hopkins PD

PAST WORKSHOP: Giving Voice to the Music…

…Narrativizing Cultural and Social Histories Through Music – Taught by Thea Hopkins, Indigenous Performer-Songwriter
In this professional development workshop for K-12 teachers, musician Thea Hopkins will introduce attendees to the narratives found in traditional and contemporary Indigenous music.
Earns one PLU credit
FREE to Educators – Register Here
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Jamil Jorge PD

PAST WORKSHOP: Developing Diverse and Equitable Education…

… Using a Musical Lens
Taught by Jamil Jorge, FirstWorks Education Director

Educators can use the broad concept of intersecting identities to think critically about representative and equitable educational programming. Discussion topics include American music, visual art, in-class guest artists, mutual connections over differences.
One PLU credit
FREE to Educators- Register Here
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Virtual Dance Camp

VIRTUAL DANCE CAMP
For Grades 3-8

FirstWorks 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. No previous experience necessary.

Virtual Theater Arts Camp

VIRTUAL THEATER ARTS CAMP
For Grades 5-7

FirstWorks Virtual Theatre Camp stretches the imagination! Together with an array of artist instructors, students will be introduced to the magic of Theater Arts through creative self-expression. No previous experience required.
Tap dancers and musicians performing on an outdoor stage for a crowd of spectators

FirstWorks Live

FIRSTWORKS LIVE—MUSIC AT ROGER WILLIAMS PARK

Presented by FirstWorks in partnership with Roger Williams Park Conservancy and Providence Parks Department

PVDFest 2021

PVDFest 2021

For the seventh year, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding partner FirstWorks hosted PVDFest, Providence’s signature art festival.