Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

Rosanne Cash: Up Next

ARTISTIC ICONS SERIES FINALE! ROSANNE CASH

Legendary singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash hits the road with a full band and multimedia experience featuring music from her latest (and finest!) album, The River & The Thread.

Rocky Dawuni

ROCKY DAWUNI

Rocky Dawuni is a truly unique force in music: he was named one of “Africa’s Top 10 Global Stars” by CNN and was the first artist from Ghana ever nominated for a GRAMMY Award.

RI-Sounding Voices

RI-SOUNDING VOICES

Gather at the beating heart of Kennedy Plaza—Providence City Hall – to kick off the first (ever) Providence International Arts Festival. Share in this unforgettable moment as a specially commissioned first work is unveiled and voices raised in song converge from all points of the compass.

Rhythm of Change Festival

RHYTHM OF CHANGE FESTIVAL

The festival partners with FirstWorks, Rites and Reason Theatre, Urban Bush Women, Troupe Yeredon, Dr. Thomas DeFrantz and artists from Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal, and NYC to engage with students and the larger community in ceremony, performances, discussions, and workshops. TICKETS REQUIRED

Rhode Island International Film Festival

RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Take a look back at some of the award-winning movies from the vaults of New England’s largest film festival. This Academy Award-qualifier presents a retrospective of some of the most successful shorts from its 19 years.

Rennie Harris PUREMOVEMENT

RENNIE HARRIS PUREMOVEMENT
American Street Dance Theater

The sensational, world-renowned choreographer Rennie Harris—believed by many to be the best living hip-hop dancer/artist on earth—takes the FirstWorks stage with his namesake company in a 25th anniversary program featuring the most exciting, compelling and acclaimed pieces from their repertoire.