Come by and participate in a live recording session New Year’s Eve at Bright Night in Providence“Some of the top tale-spinners in the Northeast”
Good Time Stories and Music
A live recording session featuring Mark Binder and the Wippets
Bright Night, Providence
Saturday, December, 31
From 8 pm to 11 pm at
BENEFICENT CHURCH ROUNDTOP CENTER (Empire & Weybosset) Admission is free with your wrist band! ($10 in advance, $15 on the nite) More information about Bright Night at http://www.brightnight.org/
Gallery 297, 297 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809, 401-253-5005 Exhibit dates: January 8 – February 15, 2008Opening Reception and Awards Presentation: Sunday, Jan.13th 1-3 pm
Gallery 297 is “Seeing White” from January 8 – February 15, 2008. Exhibit juror, Shawn Kenney – illustrator, designer, art director, and co-founded of Will Paint for Food (a project that supports hunger relief through the sale of his food-themed paintings) has selected a varied range of artwork dealing with the word “white.” Anything to do with “white” – from a dot of white on a canvas or in a photograph to the word “white” used in the title.
The public is cordially invited to the opening reception on Sunday, January 13th from 1-3 pm for light refreshments and the opportunity to meet and talk with the exhibiting artists about his or her artwork.
Gallery 297 is located on the upper level of the Green River Silver Co. at 297 Hope Street in historic Bristol, RI 02809. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For more information or directions call Green River Silver Co. at 401-253-5005 or go to www.gallery297.com. Attached Image: White Out by Felicia Touhey, encaustic painting, 12 x12 inches
Don’t Have Regrets, Have the fine art you always wanted. Take advantage of special holiday pricing. As a gift for the holidays, owner Dan Kelley has set special pricing for this show only.New works by
Glen Nipshank, Nocona Burgess, Quanah Parker Burgess, Daniel Kelley, Melanie and Michael Lente, Paul Clancy and Strong Eagle Daly.
Recent works by Jody Naranjo, Ed Noisecat, David Michael Kennedy, Malcolm Furlow, Jose Canencia, Sheri Weschler Rubeck, Andy and Roberta Abeita, Ryan Benally, Timothy Reilly, Ellen Schillace and Luz Maria Charlita de Sanz.
Show runs through December 31
The Gallery at 17 Peck
17 Peck Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903
This listing came to us from Nick Delmenico:Have you always wanted to work on a movie? Are you looking to add more film production experience to your resume?Jawdoc Productions, LLC, a Rhode Island based production company, is currently seeking office production assistants, producers’ assistants, a director’s assistant, and production interns to help out during the important stages of pre-production. Positions are currently non-paying, but are a great way to get involved in the filmmaking industry. All positions are on a part time basis with very flexible scheduling.
Jawdoc will begin pre-production on the feature length movie “The Hellish Heart” in January 2008, with production scheduled to begin in March. Please send your name, contact information, and resume (or list of related experience) to email@example.com. You may also call 401-345-9002 to set up an appointment or to get more information. This is not an RIFC Production.
The Providence Black Repertory Company present the music of TWYCE on New Year’ s Eve. TWYCE will perform starting at 9:30 pm at the Xxodus CafŽ, 276 Westminster Street. Tickets, which are $25, can be purchased at the Black Rep box office starting at 9:00 pm the night of the show, via the Black Rep box office (firstname.lastname@example.org) and through Patricia at SheSees Productions (401-699-4078)Manuel Barros Jr. began his music career as teenager in the band Twilighters, along with Jeffrey Osborne, Victor and Perry “Tiny“ Tavares of Tavares, and John Byrd. As his teen years turned into adulthood, he became the opening act for popular artists like Isaac Hayes, Barry White, The Orlons, and The Chiffons. By the mid 70 of , and . As his teen years turned into adulthood, he became the opening act for popular artists like , , , and . By the mid 70’s Manny found himself in Philadelphia as a songwriter with Joe Jefferson and Charlie Simmons, songwriters for the popular 70’s band The Spinners.Manny’s love for music and an audience put back behind the microphone with “Perfect Time“ a duo with his long time friend Milton Javery. After a brief hiatus Manny returned to the performing arts with the encouragement and coaching from Rose Weaver in an off Broadway tour of Stepping Out. By the early 80’s, he became the founder and leader of Fokis a popular dance band in many Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts dance clubs. As the 80’s drew to a close Fokis reorganized and expanded and became TWYCE one of Rhode Island’s favorite club entertainment.
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The Art League of Rhode Island (ALRI) will kick off the New Year with their first Special Exhibit of 2008 at the Rhode Island Watercolor Society. Pawtucket, RI. The exhibit will open with a reception on Sunday, January 6, 2008 from 1 – 4 p.m. and will be on view throughout the month. The non-juried exhibit will highlight works in several media including well known watercolorists throughout the state: Aquidneck Island artists Richard Grovernor, Bill Heydt, of Newport; Evelyn Rhodes of Jamestown; Pricilla Malone, Peter Hussey, Libby Gilpatric and Felicia Touhey of Portsmouth; Pam Neal of Wickford; Dora Atwater Millikin of Little Compton, and Joan Boghossian. Pawtucket; and Julienne Saslaw and Richard Harrington of Providence Pricilla Malone, Art League of Rhode Island Exhibitions Chair, “I am very excited about this show as it will be the 2008 ‘kick off’ to a very productive year highlighting the many talented artist members of the Art League.”Gallery hours Sunday 1-5 p.m.
Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission is free and open to the public
For directions to the Watercolor Society visit: http://www.riws.org/
For further information about ALRI visit: http://www.artleagueri.org/
ALRI is a 501©(3) non-profit organization committed to supporting Rhode Island artists and betters the community through its outreach programs that include: Hasbro Childrens’ Art Project, South County Hospital, as well as its work in its Timberland- 02863 Boot mentoring program currently at the Central Falls High School.
(Above Image: Richard Harrington, Timeless Monotype)
:Listening Party:playing anything & everything
Tonight, Wednesday Dec. 26th at Local 121 10pm – 1am free
This week’s Djs are:
Spanish Dancer – *http://www.myspace.com/spanishdancerrr
*Timothy O’Keefe – *http://www.cozymusic.org*
We will be playing all kinds of music, different genres, styles and decades
List of some of the things you might hear……….
The Smiths, New Order, Bill Withers, LCD Soundsystem, The The, We The People, Block Party, Swamp Children, Kings of Convenience, Wire, Ricky Nelson, u-ziq, The Police, English Beat, Mahi Mahi, Catherine Wheel, Wildman Fischer, Johny Cash, Labelle, Brian Eno, Nick Drake, Talking Heads, Echo & The Bunnymen, Manzel, Spiritualized, The Verve, The Byrds, William Orit, Mum, Fleetwood Mac, SOS Band, Pulp, Ministry, Postal Service, Thomas Dolby,Wood, Brass, & Steel, Blur, Cocteau Twins, Eddie Drennon & B.B.S Unlimited, Arcade Fire, The Callers, The Clash, The Kinks, REM, The Cure, Cat Stevens, The Stone Roses, Duran Duran, KLF, Marvin Gaye, Rufus, James, Kraftwerk, Interpol, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Bobby Gutesha, The Beatles, Royksopp, Underworld, Blondie, Massive Attack, The Fixx, Gorillaz, David Bowie, Alphonse Mouzon, Autechre, INXS, , Madonna, Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Roy Orbison, Street Noise, The Velvet Underground, Fox, Um Kulthoum, Peter Brown, Leonard Cohen, Cado Belle, Pet Shop Boys, Meat Beat Manifesto, Wham, Groove Armada, Phoenix, Bappi Lippiri, Gary Numan, Franz Ferdinand, Nouvelle Vague, Joy Division, Abba, The Beach Boys, Thievery Corporation, Depeche Mode, The Stills, Routers, ETC.
Local 121 is located on 121 Washington street in downtown Providence. For
more info, go to www.local121.com
In The GalleriesJanuary 6–27, 2008
Sunday, January 6, 4–7pm
AS220 Main Gallery
new photography by Bonnie Briant
and by Jay Lee
new paintings by Carrie Sandman
Katrina Clark, Annie Gonzalez, Ben Swift &
AS220 Project Space ( Located at 93 Mathweson St. )
Piece Work an exhibition by Anna Shapiro
video installation by Richard Goulis
hours w-f 1-6pm saturday noon-4pm and by appointment
Neal T. Walsh
115 Empire St.
Pawtucket Arts CollaborativeNewsletter – week ending 12/22/07
www.pawtucketartscollaborative.org MISSION STATEMENT
Pawtucket Arts Collaborative is dedicated to supporting, promoting and
developing the highest level of the arts for the community and its artists. We do
this by creating awareness, education and involvement through its members.
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
::: _Vincent van Gogh_ (http://www.artquotes.net/masters/vangogh_quotes.htm)
Back by Popular Demand! The SantaLand Diaries & Season’s Greetings – Limited
Three Week Run through December 23
…..The Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket; by David Sedar,
adapted by Joe Mantello – The Gamm reprises last year’s smash holiday hit, The
SantaLand Diaries & Season’s Greetings, by award-winning humorist and National
Public Radio commentator David Sedarism, adapted for the stage by Joe
Mantello. Steve Kidd as Crumpet the disgruntled Macy’s Christmas elf and Casey
Seymour Kim as a tragically chipper Midwestern housewife bring the pair of comic
monologues to vivid and hilarious life.
Tickets $20-$34. Call 401-723-4266 or go to arttixri.com. Info:
Time to let loose………..
Saturday December 29th The Providence Wholebellies invite you to our
Annual Steve Dubois Memorial Hoedown & Birthday Cake Parade
At The Mediator, 50 Rounds Ave. Providence 7-10pm. Steve Dubois,
singer/guitarist who died in 2001, was one of the founders of, and came
up with the name, The Providence Wholebellies. Come celebrate his life.
And, if your birthday is this winter, bring a cake or the like, and join
in the Birthday Cake Parade. Admission $5.00; children free. Bring your
own drinks; and if you like, some snacks to share. If you need more info,
Monday Dec. 31 BRIGHT NIGHT PROVIDENCE
THE GNOMES – Celtic & World Music – Mathewson St. Church 4-5pm
THE BANISHED FOOLS bring their zany merriment to the streets of
downtown Providence all evening!
For English, please see after the Spanish announcement.
El Grupo de música Andina y Cristiana Contemporánea Voces de los Andes acaba de presentar su nueva producción Instrumental “The Spirit of Christmas”.También presentaron su renovada de internet: www.myspace.com/vocesandes donde se pueden escuchar 4 canciones de la nueva producción instrumental: “The Spirit of Christmas”. (El Espíritu de Navidad) con fotos profesionales dellanzamientos del CD.Voces de los Andes realizará dos conciertos en el Santuario de La realizará dos conciertos en elSalette en Attleboro, Massachussets, realizará dos conciertos en elel Sábados 22 de Diciembre a las 8:00 PM, y
realizará dos conciertos en elen la Iglesia de San Mary Star of the Sea
realizará dos conciertos en elde New London, CT; el Viernes 21 de Diciembre a las 7:30 PM
realizará dos conciertos en elEntrada: Donación voluntaria.
¿Quienes son Voces de Los Andes?
El Grupo “Voces de los Andes” surgió recientemente durante el verano
del 2005; los musicos se reunieron para mantener vivas
sus tradiciones, fe y cultura.
El Grupo “Voces de Los Andes” está compuestos por talentosos jóvenes
y niños multifacéticos que representan una gran gama cultural desde
Argentina, Bolivia hasta los Estados Unidos.
El grupo está dirijido por Silvio Cuéllar quien nació en Córdoba
Argentina y se crió en Bolivia; representa al grupo y toca guitarra, zampoña,
charango, piano y canta. Alex de tan solo 14 años, es el hijo mayor de
Silvio y toca la zampoña, flauta dulce, quena, piano y percusión. Emily de
tan solo 12 años es la percusionista de grupo.
Voces de los Andes también cuenta con un número de amigos y músicos
invitados como leonardito A. (Charango y voz), Pablo J. (bombo y
zampoñas), Víctor Ampuero (Guitarra y quena); Alex Ottich (voz y batería);
Luís Asfura (guitarra), Jazmín Zamberlan (voz) e Iris Corporan (voz) entre
Silvio Cuéllar, director musical del grupo dijo que Voces de los Andes
está disponible para conciertos, cenas de gala, y eventos culturales.
The Andean musical ensemble “Voices of the Andes” recently released its latest CD
“The Spirit of Christmas”. You can download/listen to four of the instrumental pieces on : www.myspace.com/vocesandes
The group also has two upcoming concerts: on December 21, they will be appearing at Saint Mary’s Star of the Sea in New London, CT, at 7:30pm, and on Saturday, December 22nd., the group is at La Salette in Attleboro, Massachussets, at 8pm.
The group is under the direction of Silvio Cuellar, a native of Argentina who was raised in Bolivia. Silvio plays the guitar, the zampona, the charango, the piano and sings. He served as a master/teacher for the Rhode Island Arts Council’s Folk/Traditional Arts Program.
Attendance is free, donations are gratefully accepted.
Para mayor información y entrevistas/for more information:
401-714-8096 de 5:00 PM a 10:00 PM; o/or
The Providence Public Library has announced a new adult program
series beginning this spring at Central Library. The PPL Visual
Literacy Slideshow Series will provide a forum for exhibiting and non-
exhibiting artists to present their work to the larger community in a
public setting, according to Program Coordinator Lisa Miller. The
series will run on the third Thursday of each month, March through
December 2008. The Library will be a stop on the 2008 Gallery Night
Applications are now being accepted from exhibiting and other
presenters/artists, designers and artisans, teachers, and students in
the community. Applicants do not have to be associated with a gallery
or institution to qualify for inclusion. Applicants should be
interested in presenting their work in terms other than purely
technical. To apply, artists should mail or email a letter of
interest, a short bio, and a brief description of their work.
Selection will be based on the merits of the work, and on its
potential to stimulate a discussion within our community. The
deadline is January 31, 2008. Complete information is available on
the Library Web site. Artists will be contacted by February 11, 2008
if they have been selected. Questions may be directed to:
email@example.com or 455-8155.
Everett and the Carriage House present the premiere ofCASE CLOSED’S CULTURE SHOCKFriday & Saturday, Dec. 21 & 22
Friday Dec. 21 starting @ 7pm: $10 at the door
Saturday Dec. 22 starting @ 8pm: $5 at the door
Friday Night Live sponsored by Advanced Dental Care!
Visit them online at http://www.advanceddentalcare.com! Would you like to sponsor a Friday Night Live show? Please click here: http://www.everettdancetheatre.org/fnl_sponsor.html All performances at The Carriage House (7 Duncan Ave. Providence, RI)For more info call (401) 831-9479 or visit www.everettdancetheatre.org
This event sponsored in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts.
Mill River Players, a professional team will be hosting an exciting 8-week Musical Theater Workshop.Chuck PetitBon, Artistic Director has announced the plans for this new program with Mill River Players, 499 High St., Central Falls, RI. He will be working towards a performance showcasing the talents of your children. Chuck has been Artistic Director at Mill River for the past 12 years with experience in both musical and dramatic stage coaching. Along with Dan Zabinski who will lend his talent as the music director of the classes. Dan is a graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor of Music Degree and from Rhode Island College with a Master of Arts & Teaching. He is a retired music teacher having taught in Cumberland for 35 years. Joining Chuck and Dan is Janet Lynne O’Hare, a graduate of Emerson College with her Master’s in Theatre Education and an undergraduate degree in Musical Theatre performance. Janet has toured with the Missoula Children’s Theatre for over five years working with children ages 5-18 as an actor and director. Additionally, Janet has offered “Acting for Musical Theatre” in the Boston area two years in a row, due to it growing popularity.We invite you to join us for this wonderful program. Whether your child is new to the theatre or a veteran to the stage, this class caters to all the needs of those wanting to perform as an actor of Musical Theatre. The team of instructors is committed to giving individual attention to each young actor, so sign up today since class size is limited.
Classes will run once a week for 8 weeks. Groups will be age appropriate with classes ages 5-7, ages 8-11 and ages 12-18. Fees vary for age groups call for more information. Scheduled start date Jan. 8, 2008 to Feb. 27, 2008.
Mill River Players, 499 High St., Central Falls, RI
Call for more information 401.721.0909
http://www.millrivertheater.com Mill River Players are a Non-Profit 501(C) 3 organization.
Meet the Showhouse Guild Designers of the Festive Tabletops on Display at the Newport Art Museum
Holiday Open House Dec. 30 € 1-4 p.m.
PHOTO ATTACHED: Holiday Table at Newport Art Museum. Photo credit: Kim
Dec. 18, 2007 The Newport Art Museum in association with The Newport Showhouse Guild is having a Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 30th. The community is invited to come to the Museum and meet the designers of the Holiday Tabletops currently on display at the Museum and learn more about the 2008 Showhouse.
The Newport Art Museum has brought designer flair to the holidays with its new Holiday Tables by the Newport Showhouse Guild. The fabulously designed tables will be on display throughout the holiday season, until Jan. 2, 2008, and they fill the galleries with a festive atmosphere.
The December 30th Holiday Open House will be held from 1-4 p.m. A $10 donation to the Museum is suggested. The response to the tables has been so positive that the Newport Art Museum plans on making them an annual event.
For more information, visit newportartmuseum.org or call 401.848.8200.
Newport Art Museum
76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, Rhode Island; www.newportartmuseum.org Admission: $6 Adults, $5 Seniors, $4 Students & Military with valid IDMembers & Children under 5: free
Daily: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday: Noon – 4 p.m.
This friday, december 21st, starting at noon, ending at midnight. 1 act / 1 set. various musicians throughout the day, but continuous music. please come up to offer me food and beverage, for I plan to only leave the stage for necessary bathroom breaks (this is not a GG Allin tribute marathon, after all)Bring on the Winter Solstice with a 12-hour space-rock ritual with the United Space Rock Coalition featuring members of Barnacled, The Eyesores, Xerxes, V.Majestic, Manbeard, denimvenom, Work/Death, Holy Cow, The Body, Badman, Mahi Mahi, Athletic Automaton, Made in Mexico, Glass Shivers, Butcherings, Mudboy, Urdog and more. Noon to midnight.
Just a last minute reminder that the RIFC Holiday Party is taking place tomorrow night, Wednesday, 12/19/07.When: 7pm to close, Wednesday, December 19th.
Where: The Green Room, part of Snookers, 145 Clifford St. (upstairs), Providence, RI
It starts at 7, but will be a relaxed experience with rolling admission, so come when you can. We’ll have a little bit of screening, a little bit of raffling, a little bit of food and a lot of conversating!
We also want to take this opportunity to thank some of the folks donating prizes for the Raffle! Tickets will be $1 each, with exciting mathematical computations to determine bulk discounts. The prizes, in no particular order, should be the following:
A two hour boat tour in Newport (this summer, naturally), courtesy of Captain Mike (firstname.lastname@example.org). Captain Mike’s tour can accommodate up to 6 passengers. A six-pack of tickets to the Rhode Island International Film Festival 2008, courtesy of our friends at RIIFF. Four tickets to “Scratch & Burn”, a live performance of physical theater on February 22nd at 8 pm at Roberts Hall on RIC campus in Providence, courtesy of Perishable Theater.Kiran DeSouza presents a package of free headshots. Check out Kiran’s work at www.kirandsouzaphotography.com Bottle of Petrone Tequila, courtesy of Envision Technology Advisors. Four passes all shows for the 2008 48 Hour Film Project. The prestigious and random pot luck collection of local DVDs from the Rhode Island Film Collaborative. One editing tutorial on Final Cut Pro software by RISD instructor Glenn Webber.A make-over by Olga Hawwa (www.makeupandimage.com) There’s a small suggested donation ($5), if you like the work the RI Film Collaborative is doing and would like to support the cause. Invite friends and any one you think would have a good time! Hope to see you there! When: 7pm to close, Wednesday, December 19th. Where: The Green Room, part of Snookers, 145 Clifford, Providence, RI This IS an RIFC event
A Special Christmas Listening Party:playing anything & everything this Wednesday at Local 121 10pm – 1am free
**This week’s Djs are Matthew Lawrence, Jason Tranchida & Timothy O’Keefe
*There will be good music, good people, and yummy snacks.
We will be playing all kinds of music, different genres, styles and decades for more info, and to see the lovely flyer Matthew made for tonight, go to:
www.as220.org/~tim/listeningpartyList of some of the things you might hear……….The Smiths, New Order, Bill Withers, LCD Soundsystem, The The, We The People, Block Party, Swamp Children, Kings of Convenience, Wire, Ricky Nelson, u-ziq, The Police, English Beat, Mahi Mahi, Catherine Wheel, Wildman Fischer, Johny Cash, Labelle, Brian Eno, Nick Drake, Talking Heads, Echo & The Bunnymen, Manzel, Spiritualized, The Verve, The Byrds, William Orit, Mum, Fleetwood Mac, SOS Band, Pulp, Ministry, Postal Service, Thomas Dolby, Wood, Brass, & Steel, Blur, Cocteau Twins, Eddie Drennon & B.B.S Unlimited, Arcade Fire, The Callers, The Clash, The Kinks, REM, The Cure, Cat Stevens, The Stone Roses, Duran Duran, KLF, Marvin Gaye, Rufus, James, Kraftwerk, Interpol, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Bobby Gutesha, The Beatles, Royksopp, Underworld, Blondie, Massive Attack, The Fixx, Gorillaz, David Bowie, Alphonse Mouzon, Autechre, INXS, , Madonna, Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Roy Orbison, Street Noise, The Velvet Underground, Fox, Um Kulthoum, Peter Brown, Leonard Cohen, Cado Belle, Pet Shop Boys, Meat Beat Manifesto, ham, Groove Armada, Phoenix, Bappi Lippiri, Gary Numan, Franz Ferdinand, Nouvelle Vague, Joy Division, Abba, The Beach Boys, Thievery Corporation, Depeche Mode, The Stills, Routers, ETC.
Local 121 is located on 121 Washington street in downtown Providence. For more info, go to www.local121.com