Arts & Culture

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.

Hummus makes a healthy snack, and it comprises ingredients that can be easily found at any dining hall, such as lemon juice and olive oil. Salted Slate’s recipe for the spread is fairly simple for those off meal plan.

At the table with Ben Lloyd

October 17, 2014 0 comments

Chef and owner of one of Wayland Square’s Salted Slate Ben Lloyd works 95-hour weeks, alongside a dedicated staff, to bring food dreams to life.

Probing the subjective nature of photography, RISD student Tal Milon’s photos of her younger brother at play capture the incongruent mix of innocence and masculinity she sees in him.

RISD exhibit recaptures the meaning of photography

October 17, 2014 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design’s photography triennial exhibition opened last week at the Woods Gerry House.

Artist Ellen Wetmore’s exhibit, “Grotesques,” will be on display at the Sarah Doyle Women’s Center through the end of October.

Exhibition uses surrealism to convey themes of femininity, identity

October 14, 2014 0 comments

Abject horror, dissociation and a general state of anxiety — these are some of the emotions elicited in “Grotesques,” an exhibition by Ellen Wetmore.

HONK! festivals involve bands with diverse social agendas and use music to get city residents on the street. The latest version of the local iteration of HONK! — PRONK!, or Providence HONK! — took place Monday around the city. Above, festival participants engage community members while performing on foot.

PRONK! Festival promotes social activism through music

October 14, 2014 0 comments

It was reminiscent of a calm before the storm. All sounds ceased, except a quiet buzz in the air as throngs of people chattered with tangible anticipation.