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 American Street Dance Theater
February 24, 2017 at The Vets
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.
FREE lunchtime talk for Curator’s Circle Members RSVP required
George Gershwin’s enduring influence on African-American music is explored by Wall Street Journal Jazz critic Larry Blumenfeld and polymath composer/producer/musician Melvin Gibbs in this FirstWorks Creative Conversation.
PANEL TALK: THE INSPIRATION OF TRADITION – CENTRAL ASIAN COOL
March 11 at RISD Tap Room
Welcome the Aga Khan Music Initiative artists of Qyrq Qyz/Forty Girls with a community dinner and panel exploring the expression of traditional storytelling and music through the representation of powerful female mythology in the Muslim world.
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 MORE