Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

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Paul Taylor: Creative Domain

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Paul Taylor: Creative Domain

Paul Taylor is one of the dance world’s most elusive and respected choreographers. This film is an unprecedented exploration of how Mr. Taylor creates a single dance, and between the guarded and unguarded moments, the viewer is witness to a mysterious work ethic that has created some of the most iconic modern dances of our time.

American Rhapsody: A Gershwin Songbook

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AMERICAN RHAPSODY:
THE GERSHWIN SONGBOOK

A unique concert produced by the Gershwin Family Foundation celebrates iconic American music by one of the most indelible composers of the 20th century! Part of FirstWorks Artistic Icons Series at The VETS.

Bike to Beer

BIKE TO BEER WITH CHRIS LASHUA OF CIRQUE MECHANICS

Grab a beer and a delicious homemade pretzel while chatting with Chris Lashua, Artistic Director of Cirque Mechanics. Find out about his biking background, which led to a stint with Cirque du Soleil. Hear about his troupe Cirque Mechanics, who will be kicking off our FirstWorks Artistic Icons Series at The Vets on October 29 with their performance Pedal Punk.

FirstWorks Frontier Series

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FIRSTWORKS FRONTIER SERIES

Discover “the voice of Venezuela,” multimedia stories of “girl power” from Central Asia, and cutting-edge theatrical magic in FirstWorks’ celebrated series exploring worldwide artists on the forefront of their genres.

PVDFest 2018

PVDFEST RETURNS!

Live music, dance, food, and visual art installations transform the city in a four-day, multi-arts take-over of public spaces, parks, and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island. Find out how you can be a part of the Creative Capital’s signature summer arts festival!

Setting Art in Motion

SETTING ART IN MOTION: ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG & PAUL TAYLOR

Art historian Dr. Robert S. Mattison highlights Rauschenberg’s powerful and long-held interest in dance and performance in a conversation capped by a performance of Tracer, an early collaboration between choreographer Paul Taylor and visual artist Robert Rauschenberg.

PVDFest 2017 Video

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For the third year, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding creative partner FirstWorks hosted PVDFest, Providence’s signature art festival, June 1-4, 2017. Watch highlights from this and prior year festivals.
Video about the Chick Corea / Steve Gadd band 2017 tour

Creative Conversation with Chick Corea and Steve Gadd

CREATIVE CONVERSATION WITH CHICK COREA AND STEVE GADD

Watch the WGBH webcast of this up-close conversation between two jazz legends and our engaged audience of Rhode Island students and jazz fans! (Webcast filmed Oct. 15, 2017 at Moses Brown School Woodman Center)