SALON: ARTIST ENGAGEMENT WITH ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Nov. 27, 2015, 5-7:00PM – FREE
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: FRACKING, EARTHQUAKES AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISPOSAL
Nov. 20, 2015, 5-7:00PM – FREE
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.
Dazzling cultural performances. Provocative discussions with legendary artists. World-class music and dance. The driving force behind this summer’s Providence International Arts Festival, FirstWorks offers eye-popping spectacle and performance all year long.
From the concert hall to the classroom, FirstWorks is also at the frontier of arts education, where performers engage directly with local students through creative programs and performances at area schools. Find out more about current opportunities…
For three decades Urban Bush Women’s powerful moves have shaken theaters and inspired communities celebrating the culture of the African diaspora. For FirstWorks’ five-month residency project, funded in part by an Engaging Dance Audiences grant from Dance USA, Urban Bush Women engaged Providence audiences with a series of workshops, talks, community dinners and performance.