Arts & Culture

Interactive play reflects city’s diversity

October 24, 2014 0 comments

“A Kind of Providence” is a play in which the essence of the city shines through in all its diversity, grit and creativity.

Premonitions: Halloween events to haunt your week

October 24, 2014 0 comments

Local music, theater and art performances to spice up and spook out your Halloweek

Fanny Howe, writer and visiting professor of literary arts, said she aims for her classes to cultivate a“safe space to be insane.”

Adulthood and youth collide in prof.’s poetry collection

October 24, 2014 0 comments

Fanny Howe advocated for racial equality in the 1960s. She draws inspiration from philosophers of the early 20th century.

Zared Goldfarb, founder of the Fox Point Pickling Company, pickles a variety of vegetables and experiments with different combinations of spices like mustard seed, habanero and coriander.

R.I.’s first artisanal pickling company finds home in Warren

October 24, 2014 0 comments

“I want to be Rhode Island’s Pickle,” said Zared Goldfarb, his confident ambition providing a stark contrast to his unassuming appearance.

CCB culture fair sparks conversations

October 21, 2014 0 comments

Music from the around the world resounded in Alumnae Hall, where dancers’ festive choreography mingled with aromas of international dishes.

The Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival features an H.P. Lovecraft-inspired walking tour that will “give Providence a new dimension.”

Horror flicks spook at film festival

October 21, 2014 0 comments

These are plot twists in store for viewers at “Flickers: Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival,” which opened its 15th season Monday.

Wolitzer ’81 explores the adolescent psyche

October 17, 2014 0 comments

“Belzhar” is miles away from Wolitzer’s previous setting at a utopian summer camp for the arts.

In the foreground: October art

October 17, 2014 0 comments

A brief overview of gallery exhibits on view this month.

PW parties in space with ‘Song for a Future Generation’

October 17, 2014 0 comments

“Song for a Future Generation,” which opened last night in the Production Workshop Downspace, tells a peculiar and hilarious fable that unfolds into different story lines.

Book celebrates women’s contributions to state

October 17, 2014 0 comments

Though Rhode Island is small, the volitions and achievements of women in its history of education, literature, art and advocacy surpass its size.