at Roger Williams Park
Next up: Jesús Andujar 9/27 4 PM
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!
GROOVE TO THE RHYTHMS OF OUMOU SANGARÉ AND SIDY MAIGA
Now available to stream…
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…
for Rhode Island-based artists
Stay tuned for grantee announcements!
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.)
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…
VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMPS
Free for Rhode Island public school students
July 20-24, 2020
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.
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.
…and celebrating difference through the performing arts. For sixteen years, FirstWorks has wielded the power of the arts to build community through inclusion and celebration of diversity. We invite you to browse program highlights representing our commitment to ensure representation of our diverse audience and their cultures on stage, in Rhode Island classrooms, and in local media.
with FirstWorks and Brown Arts Initiative
Panel talk now available to stream
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.