Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

Salsa y Gaitas

SALSA Y GAITAS

Salsa Y Gaitas is a reflection of Providence present, with 12 members drawn from Venezuela and the Dominican Republic playing a multicultural blend of music from around the Caribbean and Latin America.

SALON: JAZZ IN RI HISTORY AND CULTURE

SALON: JAZZ IN RI HISTORY AND CULTURE

On 2/27, FirstWorks will present Urban Bush Women performing Walking With ‘Trane, a work emblematic of UBW’s practice of weaving contemporary dance, music, and text with the history, culture, and spiritual traditions of African Americans and the African Diaspora. Join us for a discussion of the history and role of jazz in RI. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

SALON: FRACKING, EARTHQUAKES AND DISPOSAL

SALON: FRACKING, EARTHQUAKES AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISPOSAL

A conversation with Brown University Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences Terry E. Tullis, Chair of the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council. Co-presented with FirstWorks and ecoRI News: RI Artists on Environmental Practice at The Providence Athenaeum.

SALON: ARTIST ENGAGEMENT WITH ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

SALON: ARTIST ENGAGEMENT WITH ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Join us for a conversation with RI artists whose work addresses a variety of environmental issues and instigations, and learn how they use their work to calibrate, celebrate, test, and protest the evolving consequences of human interaction on the physical environment. Co-presented with FirstWorks and ecoRI News: RI Artists on Environmental Practice at The Providence Athenaeum.

SALON

SALON

Co-presented by The Providence Athenaeum and FirstWorks Featuring internationally heralded Festival performers/humanitarian activists Angélique Kidjo and Oumou Sangaré along with local leaders in the arts, education, and community health.