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News and Events from Everett Dance Theatre and the Carriage House

Thursday, April 30th, 2009
 
NEWS FROM EVERETT DANCE THEATRE
& THE CARRIAGE HOUSE STAGE AND SCHOOL

 
     
     
 
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FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! May 1 @ 7pm
Hilarious Improv Comedy
featuring live music from Bertrand Laurence!
All Ages Show! Families always welcome!!!
Voted 2008 BEST FAMILY FRIENDLY COMEDY NIGHT
from the RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY!

Get beside yourself with FNL’s interactive scenes and on-the-spot musicals, featuring improvised song, dance, and skits! Performances are intended for audiences of all ages, personality types, and food groups. Friday Night Live unites a diverse cast of veteran Everett artists, young up-and-coming performers, and live guitarist/composer Bertrand Laurence, in the production of fun, funny, creative, and meaningful performances!

$5 at the door
At The Carriage House (7 Duncan Ave. Providence, RI)
For more info call (401) 831-9479 or visit
www.everettdancetheatre.org

Would you like to sponsor a Friday Night Live show? Please CLICK HERE

 
     
     
 
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Friday Night Live presents
THE OPEN STAGE!
May 1, 2009 @ 8pm

Friday Night Live proudly presents THE OPEN STAGE, a monthly open forum for young performers featuring house dance troupe Case Closed and hosted by Everett Dance Theatres Sokeo Ros. THE OPEN STAGE will take place each month from 8-10pm, immediately following the Friday Night Live improv comedy show at 7pm.

THE OPEN STAGE is produced and run by students of the Carriage House. All proceeds from these performances helps support free programs for underprivileged youth at the school. $5 at the door
For more info call (401) 831-9479

 
     
     
 
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Emerson Movies and Hip Hop Dance

3 Short Films from
Justine Jungels Bevilacqua,
Carolyn Polansky

and Eileen Richardson
&
3 Dance Performances by Cased Closed

Saturday, May 9th @ 8pm
Sunday, May 10th @ 2pm

Hide and Seek (2009)
by Justine Jungels Bevilacqua

Hide and Seek is a short fictional narrative dealing with issues of sexuality and the desire for acceptance. This film features many Carriage House Artists and students including: Anisha Gibbs, in the lead role of Eve; Everett founding member Rachael Jungels as Eves deeply religious mother; and Ari Brisbon, long time Carriage House student and winner of the 2008 Rhode Island State Shakespeare Competition, as Eves friend Brent.

Just As I Am (2008)
by Carolyn Polansky

This documentary looks at the contradictory role Christianity can play in the lives of gay and lesbian people.

La Luz del Perdn (The Light of Forgiveness) (2009)
by Eileen Richardson

La Luz del Perdn is a hand processed film, hand manipulated journey of emotions and a personal documentary that uses abstract imagery to represent the fear of rejection, homosexuality, memories of childhood and the ultimate light found in forgiveness.

$5 at the door
At The Carriage House (7 Duncan Ave. Providence, RI)
For more info call (401) 831-9479

 
     

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Brown’s 411 Multi-media arts listserve

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

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Performance: Lively Electronics: A Night of Experimental Digital Performance – Friday,

May 1

Event: Meme Ensemble Circuit Bent Bikestra – Sunday, May 3

Lecture: Nina Katchadourian – Wednesday, May 6

 

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Details

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Performance: Lively Electronics: A Night of Experimental Digital Performance

Friday, May 1

10pm

Grant Recital Hall

MEME@Brown and Boston Cyberarts Combine Forces For Some Lively Electronics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – MEME@Brown and Boston Cyberarts announce Lively Electronics: A

Night of Experimental Digital Performance.

As part of the 2009 Boston Cyberarts Festival, this night will feature experimental

intermedia performance works by MEME’s Brian Knoth (with movement artist Emily

Beattie) and Lyn Goeringer.

The show will take place Friday, May 1, 2009 at 10:00 PM. It is located at Grant Recital

Hall, Brown University (behind the Orwig Music Bldg on the corner of Hope St and Young

Orchard Ave). The show is free and open to the public and Grant Recital Hall is newly

renovated and accessible.

To request special services, accommodations or assistance for this event, please contact

Ashley Lundh [401.863.3234 - Ashley_Lundh@brown.edu] as far in advance of the event as possible.About the Show:

Brian Knoth’s Unless (2009) (with Emily Beattie — movement artist) will be a mysterious

and engaging performance experience with a highly kinetic and immersive combination of

improvised movement, interactive sound design and reactive imagery. Audience

participation will be encouraged. http://brianknoth.com http://emilybeattie.com/ Lyn Goeringer’s Whisper (2009) will be an interactive light, video, and soundperformance-installation environment. Incorporating an interactive light system and

subtle video, movement controlled music and sound emits from small objects on stage

and speakers within the space.

http://www.brianknoth.com/LivelyElectronics http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=76806098674  ==========================

Event: Meme Ensemble Circuit Bent Bikestra

Sunday, May 3

10a

Steinert Building (Corner of Hope and Power)

The bike ride (MEME Ensemble Circuit Bent Bikestra) will be departing Steinert at 10am

on Sunday, and returning to Steinert at 12pm. We would like to invite the entire

community to join us on a two hour circuit bent ride on the East Bay bike path.

People are encouraged to ride along and participate at will.

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Lecture: Nina Katchadourian

Wednesday, May 6

1:15 pm

RISD Design Center Room 212

 

Nina Katchadourian was born in Stanford, California and grew up spending every summer

on a small island in the Finnish archipelago, where she still spends part of each year. Her

work exists in a wide variety of media including photography, sculpture, video and sound.

Her work has been exhibited domestically and internationally at places such as

PS1/MoMA, the Serpentine Gallery, New Langton Arts, Artists Space, SculptureCenter, and

the Palais de Tokyo. In January 2006 the Turku Art Museum in Turku, Finland featured a

solo show of works made in Finland, and in June 2006 the Tang Museum in Saratoga

Springs exhibited a 10-year survey of her work and published an accompanying

monograph entitled “All Forms of Attraction.” The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

presented a solo show of recent video installation works in July 2008. Katchadourian is

represented by Sara Meltzer gallery in New York and Catharine Clark gallery in San

Francisco.

 

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For more event listings please visit:

http://brown.edu/Departments/Music/events/ http://brown.edu/Departments/MCM/events/

http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Literary_Arts/events.htmhttp://dm.risd.edu

http://www.as220.org http://www.nonevent.org

http://www.turbulence.org/upgrade/ http://www.turbulence.org/

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Upcoming Shows at the Providence Art Club

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Maxwell Mays gallery

Marjory Dalenius and Marcia Truell Newren: Related

     Mixed media assemblage artist Marjory Dalenius and her daughter, glass artist Marcia Newren, showcase a series of sculptures in “Related.” The artists’ work consists of numerous pairs, each of which is similar in topic, differing only in medium and approach. Works are not only related in the physical sense, but also in concept, some even playing off of the ideas of others. The work of these two artists contrasts in technical precisions and yet the ties in perspective, humor and visual translation are unquestionably related.
     Newren holds a master’s degree in archaeology from the University of Colorado. She attended the Pilchuck Glass School and continued her studies at the Corning Glass Museum. Newren worked closely with internationally recognized glass artist Emily Brock during this time. Her work has received numerous awards.
     Mixed media sculptor Dalenius uses found objects, recombined and refigured, to create surprising and often amusing contexts. Marks left by previous use, such as polish and scratches, while referencing former associations, come to enhance the new context she has created. While these double meanings generate irony and puns, there is an undercurrent of this artist’s strong attitude toward re-using materials and reducing the waste society generates. Dalenius attended Cornell University and the Rhode Island School of Design. She is a longtime member and former gallery director of the Providence Art Club.
    

Dodge House Gallery 

Alice K. Miles and B. Turek Robinson: Encore

          In “Encore,” RISD alumni and artists Alice K. Miles and B. Turek Robinson reunite for an exhibition of recent watercolors and monoprints.
     Miles uses tonal colors and simple shapes to create a series of dreamy, atmospheric landscapes. Her love of art was fostered at an early age and enriched by her professors at Rhode Island School of Design. Her passion eventually translated into a full-time career.
     A longtime Providence antique dealer and fine art restorer, Miles has completed commissions for museums, universities, state buildings and private collectors. Her restoration work is visible in many public spaces, including the chambers and hallways of Providence City Hall, where she restored a series of paintings depicting the city’s early mayors.
     Robinson also recognizes RISD with fostering her passion for the arts, in particular her first year instructor Edna Lawrence. Robinson credits her mentor with instilling in her a love and respect for nature. From Lawrence, Robinson said she learned how to observe, explore and appreciate nature. This series of detailed colored pencil drawings are dedicated to her memory.
     Robinson graduated RISD with a bachelor’s in illustration. Since that time her work has been published in the Boston Globe, Yankee Magazine and numerous novels and medical journals.
    
Moitié gallery

Ruth J. Emers: New Works

          Ruth Emers began her studies at Brown University where she received a degree in fine arts in 1972. She was awarded a fellowship to Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass., in 2002 and was elected to The Copley Society of Boston the same year. Her semi-abstract sculptures have won awards from the Cambridge Art Association, Warwick Museum and Providence Art Club. She is a member of the Providence Art Club, New England Sculptors Association, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts and The Copley Society. Her sculpture studio is located in Pawtucket.
    
Founded in 1880 to stimulate the appreciation of art in the community, the Club has long been a place for artists and art patrons to congregate, create, display and circulate works of art.  Located along Thomas Street, in the shadow of the First Baptist Church, the Providence Art Club is a picturesque procession of historic houses, home to studios, galleries and the clubhouse. Through its public programs, its art instruction classes for members and its active exhibition schedule, the Providence Art Club continues a tradition of sponsoring and supporting the visual arts in Providence and throughout Rhode Island.                                                                All exhibitions are free and open to the publiC

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News from the Society of Arts and Crafts

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

 

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  The Society of Arts and Crafts
   E-Newsletter MAY 2009


 

   

Current Exhibition
American Enamels
May 1 to July 26, 2009

Opening reception on Friday, May 1, 6-8 pmenameled rings
American Enamels presents a glimpse into the innovative nature of the current American enamel-scene.  Selected artists explore and exploit the propert
ies and processes of enamel in an effort to make work that conveys their formal and conceptual concerns.  Exhibited work will include jewelry, vessels, sculpture and a site-specific installation by Kate Bauman.  Exhibiting artists: Kate Bauman, Katy Bergman Cassell, Harlan Butt, Jessica Calderwood, Lisa Crowder, Angela Gerhard, Charity Hall, April Higashi, Maya Kini, Brooke Marks-Swanson, Sharon Massey, June Schwarcz, Marjorie Simon and Brandon Wallace.

See also our Made In America series of programs, presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts, Fuller Craft Museum and The North Bennet Street School.  Click here for a complete schedule of events.  A selection of pieces from the exhibition can be viewed at:  http://shop.societyofcrafts.org.
  
 

Image: Sharon Massey, Ring Series, silver, copper, enamel, each approx. 2″x1″x1″

 

Stiched Chaffron Scarf

Can’t get to Newbury Street – visit us online!


Check out our online store where you can shop 2
4/7 for handmade work by America’s finest craft artists.  Discover that perfect object for your home or purchase amazing gifts for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and other special occasions.  New work is added every week!
Image:  Amy Nguyen, Stitched Chiffon Wrap, Hand dyed shibori scarf, Aprox 61″ x 17″

Colorful polka dot cup with oversized saucer.Retail Gallery · In the Window:
Dwo Wen Chen, Ceramic Artist 

Dwo Wen Chen’s stoneware reflects his background in painting and the inspiration he finds in natural forms. His pottery is hand-rolled and wheel-thrown.  “I want there to be an earthiness to the shape and texture of my work that allows the idiosyncrasies of the craft to come through.”Image: Bean Bag Cup and Saucer, Hand Thrown stoneware, 6″ x 7″ x 6″

main staircase at Hastack Maine Craft Tour!
Friday, July 24 – Sunday, July, 26


This is your chance to see all that Maine has to offer in craft!  Details are being finalized, but we expect the schedule to include visits to:  Haystack Mountain School of Crafts; Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts; Dow Studio; Turtle Gallery; the studios of
fiber artist Lissa Hunter and furniture maker Matt Hutton; and a private collection.  

Fee: $700 per person — $675 for current SAC members.  Fee includes transportation (from Boston) and meals.  For more information (including options for accommodations) or to register for the tour, please contact Nancy Galluzzo at 617-266-1810 or ngalluzzo@societyofcrafts.org


Image:
Main staircase at Haystack

Upcoming Exhibitions
POP Craft
August 8 – October 18, 2009

Opening reception on Friday, September 11 from 6-8pm 

ceramic Cambell's soup canPop Art, a movement most closely associated with 1960s America, brings to mind Andy Warhol and his silk-screened Campbell soup cans and Marilyn Monroe portraits or Roy Lichtenstein and his paintings influenced by the techniques and subject matter of comic strips.  Pop Art draws from and comments upon popular culture: its icons, commerce and follies. Rarely shy, Pop Art is typically bold and brash and sometimes political.
POP Craft seeks to discover and present the ways in which the lessons of Pop Art have been absorbed and filtered by contemporary artists working in ceramics, fiber, glass, metal and/or wood.
Exhibiting artists include: Rick Beck, Shannon Goff, Arthur Hash, Margaux Lange, Peter Morgan, Ianna Nova Frisby, Erica Rosenfeld, Justin Rothshank, Sean Scully, Karen Shapiro and Connie Verrusio.

From Minimal to Bling: Contemporary Studio Jewelry
November 2009 – January 2010

Image:  Karen Shapiro, Campbell’s Tomato Soup, ceramic, 15″ x 8.5″ in diameter.

 

frittelli tieCRAFTBOSTON Holiday 2009

Save The Date The Society of Arts and Crafts is pleased to announce the second annual CRAFTBOSTON Holiday December 11-13, 2009 at The Cyclorama at The Boston Center for the Arts!Our annual Spring show will continue to take place at the Seaport World Trade Center from April 9-11, 2010.

For more information visit www.craftboston.org or contact Sarah Cunningham at show@craftboston.org.

Image: Cecilia Frittelli & Richard Lockwood, Silk Tie and Men’s Tweed blazer

 

Eternity Brooch, rawhide, plastic sterling & n

Opportunities for Artists


The ART JEWELRY FORUM announces the call for entries for its ninth annual EMERGING ARTIST AWARD of $5,000 to acknowledge promise, individuality and innovation, and to advance the artist’s career. Deadline for submitting your entry is June 14, 2009. For more information: ArtJewelryForum.org
Image: 2008 Emerging Artist Winner -  Masumi Kataoka, Eternity Brooch, rawhide, plastic sterling & nickel, 2008

Machiko AganoFuller Craft Museum
On View in May
 
 

Craft in America – Expanding Traditions (through May 25)
The Sixth Sense:  Contemporary Jewelry from Korea
Days of Spring – Memories of Intimate Connections:
Wood Sculptures by Christian Burchard
Sources of Knowle
dge: Teaching Artists at Fuller Craft Museum
Machiko Agano: Structured Space
For more information:  www.fullercraft.org
 

Image:  Machiko Agano installation.

The SAC's brownstone within the context of Newbury St. 

The Society of Arts and Crafts is funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and from grants and donations from friends like you!  Please forward (see link below) this email to your friends interested in Craft. 

The Society of Arts and Crafts
175 Newbury Street · Boston, MA  02116
(617) 266.1810
Our hours are Tuesday-Saturday: 10-6,
Sunday, closed · Monday by appointment.


http://www.societyofcrafts.org http://www.craftboston.org

             

   
Join Now & Support The Society of Arts and Crafts!
  
Become a member and enjoy special member discounts and benefits.
  
Click here to join today!

   
The Society and Arts and Crafts | 175 Newbury Street | Boston | MA | 02116

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News from Gallery Z

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

 

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April 29th, 2009
Issue: 102
   
   
 

Greetings From Gallery Z! 

This week is an exciting week of firsts at Gallery Z.

Gallery Z is re-launching its Art, Food, & Wine to Create Awareness for a Cause event. On Thursday, April 30, from 5pm to 7pm, Gallery Z will partner with our Public Art Window organization, Armenian Children’s Milk Fund, to host a fund-raising event to elevate public consciousness on different issues and causes. This event will feature food from Restaurant 242 and wine from Gasbarro’s Wines of Historic Federal Hill.

Tomorrow we will open a special one-week-only exhibition of artwork that will showcase the talents of the senior art students at the University of Rhode Island.  The 2008-2009 Senior Seminar Class at the University of Rhode Island’s Department of Fine Art represents a talented and diverse group of young artists.  Gallery Z has worked closely with URI Fine Art faculty to have an exhibition that is timed for the end of these students’ academic careers and the beginning of their professional ones.  This exhibition has been co-curated by URI Fine Art Department faculty and established Gallery Z artists Brian O’Malley and Bob Dilworth.

Facing new challenges and limited resources this academic year, the Fine Arts Center Galleries at the University of Rhode Island are now forced to try to survive without any funding. Gallery Z has decided that it is important to support the fine art students at URI by providing them with an accessible space to showcase their artwork in Providence since the closing of the URI galleries in the summer of 2008.

The opening reception for this special exhibition will be combined with our Art, Food, & Wine event this month on Thursday evening from 5pm to 9pm.

Our next exhibition to come in May is a solo exhibition of Photo Constructives by Lawrence Sykes.  For more information on “Ancient Timeless Shores:  Photo-Constructives” by Lawrence Sykes, visit us online at http://www.galleryzprov.com/exhibits-u.html

 

About Gallery Z 

Located on Providence’s Historic Atwells Avenue (Exit 21 from Interstate 95) since 2001, Gallery Z offers an eclectic collection of works by 20th-21st century Armenian, American, international, and Rhode Island artists.  Opening receptions are held on the third Thursday of each month.  Owner and photographer Bérge Ara Zobian, spearheading efforts to raise public interest in the arts, dedicates an entire front window to the public forum.

Also, Gallery Z is a TAX FREE ZONE. 
For more information, click here.
And, as always, all exhibits are free and open to the public.
The gallery can be found on the World Wide Web at
Please feel free to contact the gallery at galleryzprov@aol.com.

Gallery Hours:
Tues & Wed 12-6pm
Thurs-Sat 12-8pm
By appointment and by chance

MEMBER – Gallery Night Providence
MEMBER – PWCVB, Providence Warwick Convention Visitors Bureau
MEMBER – Federal Hill Commerce Association
MEMBER – Americans for the Arts


Directions to Gallery Z:
From the North:
Take 95 South to Exit 21.  At the end of the exit ramp, take a right onto Atwells Avenue.

From the South:
Take 95 North to exit 21.  At the second set of lights take a left onto Atwells Avenue.

Gallery Z is located on your right at 259 Atwells Avenue.

In This Issue
This Week at Gallery Z
Exhibitions at Gallery Z
April Public Art Window

Current Show:

“Three Generations + 1:  The Elibekians” 

Show Dates: 
April 1st, 2009 to April 25th, 2009

Opening Reception:
Thursday,
April 16th, 2009, 5pm to 9pm

Artists’ Reception:
Saturday,
April 25th, 2009, 2pm to 5pm

April Public Art Window:  Armenian Children’s Milk Fund
 
With the month of April, Gallery Z welcomes Armenian Children’s Milk Fund to our Public Art Window.  

The Armenian Children’s Milk Fund
has been sending life- saving soy-based infant formula and dry powdered milk to Armenia since 1989.  The European Federation of the Red Cross has commended ACMF for the benefits ACMF’s sustaining nutritional programs provide to Armenia’s next generation, and for the dedication ACMF brings to its work.  ACMF is a volunteer organization formed by a diverse group of caring individuals. Its headquarters are Belmont, MA.  ACMF volunteers and supporters come from across the United States.

 

259 Atwells Avenue – Providence, Rhode Island 02903 – tel (401) 454-8844 – fax (401) 751-3295
 
   
Gallery Z: A Fine Art Gallery | 259 Atwells Avenue | Providence | RI | 02903

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“AN ARMED FORCES SALUTE”

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

A Tribute to the United States Armed Forces Past, Present and Future

A Free Concert Performance

Presented by

The LAFAYETTE BAND of North Kingstown

MAY 9, 2009

THIS IS A FOLLOW-UP CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT. The attached “Armed Forces

Salute” Concert Press Folder (containing two Press Releases (long and short

versions), a concert flyer, two photographs of the Lafayette Band and one

photograph of The Hummingbird Trio) is forwarded for media use. We are

seeking the widest publicity throughout the State to urge the people of Rhode

Island to join us on May 9th for this special evening of patriotic music and

tribute to our Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard Members, Veterans and

their families.

The May 9th concert, which is made possible through a grant from the North

Kingstown Arts Council and Centreville Bank, is scheduled one week before

Armed Forces Day 2009. It is a community tribute to the men and women of

the U.S. Armed Forces–past, present and future. The Lafayette Band will

perform a concert of American popular and patriotic music, with special guest

performance by The Hummingbird Trio. The evening’s event will also

include military memorial ceremonies and contemporary and historical military

equipment and uniform displays. The Lafayette Band of North Kingstown is a

non-profit community concert band. Over 125 years old, it is one of the

oldest bands in continuous existence in Rhode Island. Currently the band has

45 members from 13 towns and cities around the state. The band’s mission

is to strengthen North Kingstown and surrounding communities through music

and to that end, we appreciate your assistance in publicizing our May 9th

concert.

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Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

The RI Film & TV Office, in conjunction with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Education Program, and the Rhode Island Arts Learning Network, announces its first Give Me Five youth film showcase, to be held at Bishop Hendricken High School, Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 1:30 PM. Young filmmakers from school and community media education programs will show their work, followed by a feedback session from film professionals about each piece. Steven Feinberg, Executive Director of the RI Film & TV Office, will be the master of ceremonies for the event. Give Me Five is free and open to the public, but seating is limited on a first-come first served basis.

Each participating school or community media program has entered up to three pieces in the showcase, and at least one piece from each participating organization will be shown. The following have entered the showcase: Beacon Charter School, Woonsocket; Bishop Hendricken School, Warwick; New Urban Arts, Providence; Westerly High School; Coventry High School; LaSalle Academy, Providence; Cranston High School West and Portsmouth High School. The purpose of Give Me Five is to network media education programs statewide and build the community of young filmmakers in Rhode Island. Rather than a competition, the focus of the showcase is on media education. The three guest critics who will give feedback on each film are: Gentry Akens, a professional Creative Producer and Production Designer in Television, Film and Live Entertainment; Steven Feinberg, Executive Director of the RI Film & TV Office, and Dana Neugent, a professor of film at the University of Rhode Island.

“The future of the rapidly expanding film, television and new media industry in our Ocean State is related to growing young filmmakers in our education system,” says Steven Feinberg of the RI Film & TV Office. “When I was a child, I was fortunate that my father was a 6th grade teacher because he had the insight to see my early interest in movie making. He and my Mom nurtured my passion and encouraged me to learn as much as I could. With each experience, I fell more in love with film, and it became my life’s work and passion. Working in film and technology is a natural for most kids today, and we have a responsibility to educate them about the art of filmmaking and how they can achieve quality work in this innovative industry.”

 

“Young people today are inundated with images about them but not by them,” says Sherilyn Brown, Education Director of the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. “Media education is an important part of putting young filmmakers at the center, letting them tell us in images and sound what they think and feel about the world around them.”

Each participant is a member of the Rhode Island Arts Learning Network’s Media Education team. For more information about Give Me Five, or the Rhode Island Arts Learning Network and its Media Education group, call 401-222-6994.

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NEWS FROM EVERETT DANCE THEATRE

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

& THE CARRIAGE HOUSE STAGE AND SCHOOL

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! May 1 @ 7pm

Hilarious Improv Comedy

featuring live music from Bertrand Laurence!

All Ages Show! Families always welcome!!!

Voted 2008 BEST FAMILY FRIENDLY COMEDY NIGHT

from the RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY!

Get beside yourself with FNLs interactive scenes and on-the-spot

musicals, featuring improvised song, dance, and skits! Performances

are intended for audiences of all ages, personality types, and food

groups. Friday Night Live unites a diverse cast of veteran Everett

artists, young up-and-coming performers, and live guitarist/composer

Bertrand Laurence, in the production of fun, funny, creative, and

meaningful performances!

$5 at the door

At The Carriage House (7 Duncan Ave. Providence, RI)

For more info call (401) 831-9479 or visit

http://www.everettdancetheatre.org Would you like to sponsor a Friday Night Live show? Please CLICK

HERE < http://www.everettdancetheatre.org/fnl_sponsor.html>Friday Night Live presents

THE OPEN STAGE!

May 1, 2009 @ 8pm

Friday Night Live proudly presents THE OPEN STAGE, a monthly open

forum for young performers featuring house dance troupe Case Closed

and hosted by Everett Dance Theatres Sokeo Ros. THE OPEN STAGE will

take place each month from 8-10pm, immediately following the Friday

Night Live improv comedy show at 7pm.

THE OPEN STAGE is produced and run by students of the Carriage

House. All proceeds from these performances helps support free

programs for underprivileged youth at the school.

 

$5 at the door

For more info call (401) 831-9479

Emerson Movies and Hip Hop Dance

3 Short Films from

Justine Jungels Bevilacqua,

Carolyn Polansky

and Eileen Richardson

&

3 Dance Performances by Cased Closed

Saturday, May 9th @ 8pm

Sunday, May 10th @ 2pm

Hide and Seek (2009)

by Justine Jungels Bevilacqua

Hide and Seek is a short fictional narrative dealing with issues of

sexuality and the desire for acceptance. This film features many

Carriage House Artists and students including: Anisha Gibbs, in the

lead role of Eve; Everett founding member Rachael Jungels as Eves

deeply religious mother; and Ari Brisbon, long time Carriage House

student and winner of the 2008 Rhode Island State Shakespeare

Competition, as Eves friend Brent.

Just As I Am (2008)

by Carolyn Polansky

This documentary looks at the contradictory role Christianity can

play in the lives of gay and lesbian people.

La Luz del Perdn (The Light of Forgiveness) (2009)

by Eileen Richardson

La Luz del Perdn is a hand processed film, hand manipulated journey

of emotions and a personal documentary that uses abstract imagery to

represent the fear of rejection, homosexuality, memories of childhood

and the ultimate light found in forgiveness.

$5 at the door

At The Carriage House (7 Duncan Ave. Providence, RI)

For more info call (401) 831-9479

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MAY GALLERY NIGHT

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

May 21 AT OUR NEW LOCATION

ONE REGENCY PLAZA

 

WHAT:

Gallery Night Providence’s 13th Season. Join us for a fun-filled cultural

extravaganza. Twenty-one galleries, museums, and historic sites; seven

convenient parking lots; live music; refreshments; art buses; Celebrity

guides and it’s all FREE!

 

WHEN:

The Third Thursday, May 21 from 5 to 9 p.m.

 

WHERE:

Meet at any one of the galleries and jump on the art bus, or park behind One

Regency Plaza, where the art buses pick up and depart every twenty-five

minutes or so.

 

NEW INFORMATION CENTER

For 2009, Gallery Night Providence offers a new location for our central Art

Bus depot and information booth. As of March 19, we are located at One

Regency Plaza in downtown Providence best described, in true Rhode Island

fashion, as directly behind where the old Providence Police Station used to

be. Kitty corner from the rear of the Providence Public Library on Greene

Street, a hop skip and a jump from the Dunkin Donuts Center, One Regency

Plaza offers us our first time ever indoor information booth for those rare

less-than-perfect evenings in Providence.

 

CELEBRITY GUIDED TOURS:

The tour starts from One Regency Plaza at 5:30 p.m. Call us at 401 490-2042

or visit our web site for up-to-date information – www.gallerynight.info. 

WHAT’S NEW:

³Old Friends, New Visions² (Chapel Gallery); PS 2009 Public SchoolArt

Exhibit (URI); ³Ringo Starr-Artist²(Chabot Gallery); Lorraine Bromley (Bank

RI); Photo- Constructives by Lawrence Sykes( Gallery Z); Courtship and

Marriage Around the World (Peaceable Kingdom); Marcel Breuer:Design and

Architecture (RISD Museum); Mary Jane Q. Cross, the Finger Painter of

America (Royal Gallery); and Cut and Dry” UMASS Dartmouth senior photography

exhibition (Firehouse No13).

One time only stop at School One ( East Side Loop) for the School One Annual

Alumni, Staff , and Student Art Show

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Designer Andrea Valentini will be a special guest guide on one of the

Wickenden Loop bus tours. In addition, the Wickenden Loop is hosting a

“Wickenden Loop Raffle”. Sign up for our monthly raffle when you visit one

of the galleries or museums on this route during Gallery Night. Increase

your chances by visiting all four of our Wickenden spots! We will draw the

winner the Friday after Gallery Night. All of our prizes are from our

neighborhood. This month, our raffle prize is a a gift certificate from

Noodles

 

CLOSED FOR MAY GALLERY NIGHT:

Reilly Gallery and Hunt -Cavanagh Gallery at Providence College and the

Chazan Gallery at Wheeler.

 

NEW GALLERIES: Firehouse13, Gallery Belleau II, Picture This/Downtown

 

DIRECTIONS:

From the South

* Take I-95 northbound to Exit 21 (Broadway)

* Take a right at the end of the ramp onto Broadway

* Bear a right onto Empire Street

* Take the second right at light onto Washington Street

* Take a right on to Greene Street and take a left into the second parking

lot on the left (for One Regency Plaza)

* Concierge will direct you

From the North

* Take I-95 southbound to Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue)

* At the third light, turn left onto Washington Street

* Take a left on to Greene Street and take a left into the second parking

lot on the left (for One Regency Plaza)

* Concierge will direct you

 

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FINCH, DORMODY AND CORACE AT NEW URBAN ARTS TONIGHT

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

New Urban Arts Conversations on Creative Practice

Join Us Tomorrow, April 29th from 6.00-8.00pm, On Books and Prints: A

Conversation with Shea’la Finch of Tiny Showcase,

Deb Dormody of If ‘N Books + Marks and Jen Corace, local artist and

freelance illustrator

Please join us Wednesday evening for New Urban Arts’ fourth Conversations on

Creative Practice with Providence arts

entrepreneurs, Shea’la Finch, Deb Dormody and Jen Corace as they talk about

making a living in the arts.

Shea’la Finch is an illustrator and co-proprietor of Tiny Showcase, which

she created with Jon Buonaccorsi in November of

2004. Every week they pick a new piece of tiny artwork and turn the work

into a limited-run print production with a percentage of

the money from each print sold donated to a charity chosen by the artist.

Deb Dormody is a bookbinder and arts organizer who creates journals, photo

albums, bookmarks and other fun paper goods in

her studio, which is located in a century-old mill building. Deb created

If’n Books + Marks in 2000 when she started making blank journals and photo

albums by hand. She now sells her books to about 200 stores around the

country.

Jen Corace is a children’s book illustrator and fine artist whose work

ranges from monthly illustrations for the Portland Mercury,

record cover design, web design and product design for her own site and

small stores throughout the country. Most recently her

first children’s book, “Little Pea”, written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, was

published by Chronicle Books.

This Conversation shares stories about how these three entrepreneurial women

distribute both their own work and the work of

others while making an impact on the world around them. Please come share

your stories.

Conversations are located at 743 Westminster Street and are free and open to

the public.

New Urban Arts Series: Conversations on Creative Practice is a series in

which unique individuals share how they integrate

creativity into their personal and professional lives and is made possible

through generous support of the Rhode Island

Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. This event is organized

by New Urban Arts Fellows, Andrew Oesch and

Peter Hocking. For more information, visit www.newurbanarts.org.About New Urban Arts

New Urban Arts is a nationally recognized arts studio for high school

students and emerging artists in Providence, Rhode

Island. Our mission is to build a vital learning community that empowers

young people, developing creative practices they can

sustain throughout their lives. We serve 150 high school students and 20

emerging artists through after-school and summer

programs each year.

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Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

News+The Book Show (call for artists)

5 Traverse Gallery

contemporary art / curatorial projects

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News from 5 Traverse

- Jonathan Bonner & Poetry Month

- Scott Lapham’s Sea Song

- Book as Post-Modern Medium (“The Book Show”)

- Call for Book-art and Zines

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On a poetry month tour, a group of poet laureates visited 5T to enjoy

Jonathan Bonner’s

POOMS — one-syllable poems that generate beautiful, playful, affordable

art. We

were honored to meet them. Also, Martina

Windels wrote about Bonner’s show for the current East Side Monthly here

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Vf5SeQn0DNYtTFZh_CAmGpqPwnTdsUmkq5hs3d4Ajs6r0peo-GRo5gPLZsynJPK4uxDFyuu0PfA-

PY-LnE_piI7cotahdGWwObdfPLzN05G_ukbZLPVVunFxpGO2KMFcgUzEzToS2OIsAiUl76o=].

5T Gallery

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xV7eQXA6ve7AjerA8Kwo_4ujvWVqnq8ghHrbceNDK0Gg5PlDGOKsLvhi-ARc54y_VTgB68IkZBSq

b79RXB662t19NL2GLvheeOMikD5z4fnS7nKsMoiVAvYWZkjXwP9nQBBPRMg5uDhPf3jM014=]Without

words, Scott Lapham’s lush photographs and sculptural “snapshots”

offer their own kind of poetry about our waterfronts today (at right).

Only two more weeks to see these shows (closing May 16). The gallery is

open Wednesdays

- Sundays, 12-6pm.

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The Book Show

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Opening Friday, May 22 (reception 6-8pm)

Next, we explore that delicious intersection of books and art objects.

Among other

things 5T is co-publishing two limited-edition books for this show:

The Diary Project by Jessica Rosner

Rosner

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Xg9yAql0rSLsaZzvtSteNmzph3mBWGBpCKk-DKcTrdzFpy0Il8cPnn22sDdpS3f3YyAd1riuOHQL

ziU2VE-KPJ2jDtJuycjpugxpI640bdZrmY4tOf5ezTGPuTJXVw==]In

1986, this artist’s diary disappeared. 14 years later a stranger returned

it to

her and she embarked on a project to transform each of the 72 pages into a

new

drawing. Here, for the first time, all 72 drawings are reproduced in a

full-color

book. Printed in a signed, limited edition of 100, each book has unique

hand-written

entries added by the artist. The original set of drawings, as well as

hand-embellished

fine reproductions, will also be available.

See more about the project here:

http://www.jessicadeanerosner.com/diaryproject.html [http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102562116458&s=1057&e=001rV8RyZKuNYUhJXubeQYp6rIf

Xg9yAql0rSLsaZzvtSteNmzph3mBWGBpCKk-DKcTrdzFpy0Il8cPnn22sDdpS3f3YyAd1riuOHQL

ziU2VE-KPJ2jDtJuycjpugxpI640bdZrmY4tOf5ezTGPuTJXVw==]

Monday Morning, Going to Work by William Schaff

Schaff

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pXRKxZ0nmLVq3CFYv516iWvD1Jlq5PbCsAenHLZ88IZMCw46bw6FYyMFrTauVGu92Ui2Hqp04roL

LnBhkuvV6VS0tztVe0quEqjKUnTYLbkwJpL14SU43g8BEUVwP8OpStj2DYmu]Known

for his album cover art and elaborate zines (and the high number of tattoos

made

from his drawings), Schaff compiles three new stories into this full-color

92-page

book. A limited edition of five books will be available, each with a

unique, frame-able

full-color drawings as a book-cover. The original drawings and fine

reproductions

of individual sequences will also be available.

For images from this work click here:

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t5pAZDQ6xWc-DndlSYGpxntkDau-AEhlSVr3Wr4XBTfEFaFtrA==]

e-mail info@5traverse.com [mailto:info@5traverse.com] to if you wish toreserve

any of the above.

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Wanted: Your Book/Zine Art

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5T Gallery

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gCHKcXnRWL8J4mjscLB8nxoxvX-1OCVMZg8qfWrvQNlu0vKhiHWaWiFhXNGkziZ64sbfq1yPi-54

E7W_FbjRnjxkCKIdt5mdWlVTO0W-]SHOW

YOUR BOOK/ZINE ART

We want your work for the Book Show.

–>HOW: bring work to the gallery, Wednesday-Sunday, 12-6pm.

OR

e-mail me with images at info@5traverse.com [mailto:info@5traverse.com],OR call 401*278*4968.

If there’s a place for it, we will show it.

First come, first shown.

Now is a good time.

(Show opens May 22).

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5T thanks you for supporting artists and your local art venues

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Happy Spring,

Maya Allison & Jesse Smith

p.s. Guess what? The flat files and fat files are getting better every

week. This

is where you can go “art shopping” and take a work home today.

Prices that only have 1 (one) zero, all the way up to 3 zeroes.

5 Traverse Gallery

one block from the corner of Wickenden and Benefit Streets

in Providence, RI

401-278-4968 / info@5traverse.com / www.5traverse.com [http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102562116458&s=1057&e=001rV8RyZKuNYXAblfb5vyJXy6f

L6AQ3VaUVmtngIxaNed6soBEK-WR8e0iBu8W7JwbudGtbwYEsyUNGnULuxIiPRKCpCd_KO3smyHp

YzJxHlYHDE53OF0pxA==]

hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12-6pm

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Corn Planting Moon Celebration at the Tomaquag Museum

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

  

May 02, 2009


Come celebrate the corn planting moon.

Participate in planting our corn for the Three Sister’s Garden located here at Tomaquag Museum. Enjoy delicious corn related foods such as corn chowder, corn bread and succatash. Participate in our corn planting ceremony, social dances, and play a traditional game. Visit our museum and gift shop.

Time: 1-4pm

All are welcome.

http://www.tomaquagmuseum.com/index.cfm?ac=Museum&type=events&id=230

Admission:       $2 children        $4 adults

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A Benefit for the State Ballet of Rhode Island

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Join Herci Marsden, Artistic Director,

and The State Ballet of Rhode Island

Thursday, May 28, 2009

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

at

The Garden Grounds of

The State Ballet of Rhode Island

52 Sherman Avenue

Lincoln, Rhode Island

Tickets $40 per person or $75 per couple

RSVP by May 26, 2009

401.334.2560 or info@stateballet.com

Rain or Shine

The State Ballet of Rhode Island’s

7th Annual Partner with the Arts Wine Tasting event

recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations that

support the arts community and have partnered with The

State Ballet of Rhode Island.

2009 SBRI Partner with the Arts Award Recipients:

Barbara Hudon, Robert LaBrie of LaBrie Dance, Julie Marcotte, Beverly Najjar, Pinelli-

Marra Restaurant Group

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News from the RI Film Collaborative

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Help Future Filmakers

The Media Education Alliance is looking for folks to help on the day of the first youth-targeted event, “Give Me Five” brought together by this collection of non-profit organizations. If you’ve been looking to help with an all-ages event, we could use volunteers on the day of this event to wrangle audience, take tickets, set up signs, hand out t-shirts, take pictures, give out programs, etc.

It’s a really fun group that’s putting this together, and RIFC is one of the sponsors. If you’re able to help on Saturday, May 9th, please email us or Sherry Brown at sherry@arts.ri.gov. There will also be an optional planning meeting for volunteers Tuesday Night, April 28th if you’d like more details.

The planning meeting and the event will both take place at Bishop Hendricken School. That’s at 2615 Warwick Ave, Warwick, RI. http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=Bishop+Hendricken+High+School&fb=1&near=Warwick,+RI&cd=1&cid=0,0,4446317681716769415&li=lmd&z=14&t=m

Thank you!!

We have this message from URI Professor Chris Mensel… Dear RIFC, I teach screenwriting and film at URI (here’s my faculty link: http://www.uri.edu/artsci/film/facmen.htm) and wanted to get the word out that a CCE course, ENG 205D, in the discipline is being offered during the first Summer Session in Providence. below is a course description,

ENG 205D, an introductory course, will cover the ESSENTIALS OF SCREENWRITING from professional formatting to the proper use of elements such as scene headings, action, parentheticals, dialogue, and transitions among others. Through a WORKSHOP atmosphere, the class will also examine narrative structure, character development, pacing, tone, and plot points, as well as the use of index cards and script notes, LOGLINES, TREATMENTS, copyright protection, MARKETING YOUR SCRIPT, and the evolution of the modern screenplay.

Poster-Making Illustrator Ready for Films Needing Posters Contact member Jason Carrier at onewayinc@yahoo.com if you’re interested – or check out his work at  www.onewayillustration.com

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Deborah Baronas at the RISD Sale

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

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News from 5 Traverse Gallery

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

 

5T Gallery 5 Traverse Gallery
                        contemporary art / curatorial projects

   

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Foster’s Atwater-Donnely on Tour

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

ATWATER-DONNELLY BAND(with Cathy Clasper-Torch, Kevin Doyle, Heidi and John Cerrigione, and Ruby

May, Evelyn, and Samuel Miller)

Thurs.,April 30, 2009

Providence Performing Arts Center

Providence, RI

9:30-11 am

Bank of America Arts Showcase Concert for 2000 RI middle school students

(more…)

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Jobs at RISD and Project Open Door

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

 

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
 
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RISD | Public Engagement publishes this periodic bulletin to help connect RISD and the local community with information, opportunities and resources.  Visit our website and our latest blog postings for more information about public engagement at RISD.
 

 

Engage with RISD | Public Engagement


Info Session: Jobs at RISD | Public Engagement
& Project Open Door
 

Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 11:30am-1:00pm
Side Room of Portfolio Cafe

Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 11:30am-1:00pmSide Room of Portfolio CafeBring your lunch and learn about AmeriCorps*VISTA positions opening up at Project Open Door and the Office of Public Engagement. Staff will be on hand to answer your questions about their specific programs and AmeriCorps*VISTA in general.

Applications are due on June 1st for a start date of mid-July. Both positions are full-time, year long commitments.

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RISD Innovation Studio Reunion!


 

On April 30, alumni of RISD’s Innovation Studio and the campus community will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the studio taught by Landscape Architecture/Industrial Design Critic Charlie Cannon. 

Where:  BEB (231 South Main Street; open to the public)
What:  Kick off at 1pm with panel discussions on research at RISD and collaborative teaching and practice.

Rounding out the day is an exhibition showcasing related research and an evening presentation by artist/environmentalist Michael Singer, who co-taught the first Innovation Studio.

Background:

In the fall of 1999 Charlie Cannon and Michael Singer co-taught the first Innovation Studio at the Rhode Island School of Design. This interdisciplinary studio brought students from throughout the school to work collaboratively on large-scale environmental and infrastructure projects.

In the intervening years students have re-designed New York City’s municipal waste stream, rethought waterfront development, created new models of eco-industrial manufacturing, designed a new campus for Earth University, and used sought to cap carbon emissions through design solutions.

On Campus
 


 

Documentary Screening & Discussion
No Past to Speak Of
Wednesday April 29, 2009
7pm, Design Center Room 212
Produced and Directed by Jeremy Gans (2006)  

“No Past to Speak Of” follows the story of a high profile infant rape case in South Africa, in which the victim was only 15 months old. The film delves into the complex and layered elements of South African life which contributed to this horrific event.

Post-film discussion facilitated by Claudia Ford, Director of International Programs.

Part of Con(tra)ception Week and the Nelson Mandela Initiative. ++++

Screening with Q&A
The Sacred Sites of the Dalai Lamas

 Friday May 1, 2009
8pm, RISD Auditorium 
A remarkable film pilgrimage visiting the sacred sites of the Dalai
Lamas in Tibet with renowned author Glenn Mullin.
 
This fascinating journey explores the caves where the early Buddhist  masters meditated, enters the monasteries where the Dalai Lamas and others taught, and – at an altitude of over 17,000 feet – looks down into the famous Oracle Lake of Lhamo Lhatso where every Dalai Lama  has had prophetic visions. Many of these sites are currently closed or inaccessible. This may be your only chance to see some of these extraordinary places.
 
Narrator and composer Steve Dancz will be available for questions
after the film, and share his experience of sitting with the Dalai Lama.

 
Admission is free, and donations for the Jamyang Choling Institute
for Tibetan Buddhist Studies will be gratefully accepted. This monastic organization preserves the Tibetan culture by training nuns.

This fascinating journey explores the caves where the early Buddhist  masters meditated, enters the monasteries where the Dalai Lamas and others taught, and – at an altitude of over 17,000 feet – looks down into the famous Oracle Lake of Lhamo Lhatso where every Dalai Lama  has had prophetic visions. Many of these sites are currently closed or inaccessible. This may be your only chance to see some of these extraordinary places. Narrator and composer Steve Dancz will be available for questionsafter the film, and share his experience of sitting with the Dalai Lama.

Events Around Town 


Creative Conversation @ New Urban Arts
On Books and Prints
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 6:00-8:00pm
743 Westminster Street,  Free and Open to the Public 

If'n Books, Design by Jen Corace

    A Conversation with Shea’la Finch of Tiny Showcase, Deb Dormody of If ‘N Books + Marks and Jen Corace, local artist and freelance illustrator.

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Action Speaks!


Kick Off Conversation TOMORROW
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 5:30 PM

1933: The Creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps
Live Recording in the AS220 Performance Space  

Did building dams, planting trees and taking the boys from the city help end a depression or were we then, as now, just pretending? What exactly does ‘Shovel Ready’ projects mean for those who are not part of the ‘Shovel Ready’ construction force? Guest Panelists include:
Vincent Marzullo, Neil M. Maher, PhD and Randy Albeda.
See website for more details.


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“Diversity is a Way of L.I.F.E Conference”
April 30th & May 1st 2009
Rhode Island College Student Union Ballroom
10:00am-5:00pm

April 30th & May 1st 2009Rhode Island College Student Union Ballroom10:00am-5:00pmThe L.I.F.E Organization of Rhode Island College cordially invites the community to attend its First Annual “Diversity is a Way of L.I.F.E Conference” being held in Rhode Island College’s Student Union Ballroom on April 30th and May 1st 2009. This year’s focus is on Race, Gender, Power and Privilege. 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
L.I.F.E: Live, Inspire, Fight, Educate
Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Student Union Welcome & Information Center
Providence RI 02908
lifeorganization100@gmail.com ++++

Resources/Opportunities 
 

Arts Mentoring Fellowship Program Applications Due Friday May 1st 

For more information, visit New Urban Arts website.

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Bumpkin Island Proposals Due May 4, 2009
Tricks of the Eye poster

What Happens When Artists Annex an Island?
In collaboration with the Boston Harbor Island Alliance and Studio Soto, the Bumpkin Island Art Encampment invites proposals for a unique opportunity to live and work in a temporary artist community in Boston’s largest national park area. Starting Thursday, July 30 and continuing through Monday, August 3, 2009, eight artists/artist groups will each be awarded one plot of prime, arable land.

  • As “homesteaders” for five days, they will:
  • Build some kind of “home” on the land,
  • Live on the land for five days, and
  • Improve the land via a site-specific temporary project,
  • performance or installation.

Visit Berwick website for more details.

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AmeriCorps*VISTA member recruitment for 2009-2010!

Rhode Island Campus Compact seeks recent college graduates to serve a year of national service. 
VISTAs serve as community service and service learning coordinators on campuses and in schools to better align resources with low-income communities. 

To find out more information, contact Sonia Ferria, AmeriCorps*VISTA Leader @ 401.427.6946       

Get Engaged


· Providence Agencies:
RISD | Public Engagement’s web site provides an updated listing of community organizations that are interested in working with the RISD community. 

· Our Blog: RISD | Public Engagement’s blog is a place where we document what we learn about what’s happening on campus, in Providence, and around the world. It’s also where we post the most up to date scoop about what’s new!· At the Swearer Center: The Swearer Center now has an Economic Crisis website which will be updated regularly with events, links, and information on what folks can do.

The now has an Economic Crisis website which will be updated regularly with events, links, and information on what folks can do.

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Community Profile: 

Tricks of the Eye poster 

Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) provides access to land, education and other resources so people in Greater Providence can grow food in environmentally sustainable ways and create community food systems where locally produced, affordable, and healthy food is available to all.++++

Save the Date!

17th Annual Rare and Unusual Plant Sale
 
 
Saturday, May 16th – Sunday, May 17th
10am – 2pm
at City Farm, West Clifford and Dudley Streets
in South Providence
 
With a special preview hour (9am-10am) on Saturday for SCLT members
 

Help grow our network! 

Be our Facebook friend by visiting us here.

Forward this message onto a friend or colleague.

Join Our Mailing List

Public Testimony on
Public Art
 

Thursday, April 30
2:30pm, State House

Have your voice be heard at a public hearing on potential changes to the state’s public art funding.

For more information, contact Liz Keithline at Rhode Island State Council for the Arts.

RISD | Public Engagement is located on the 2nd Floor of the CIT Building, 169 Weybosset Street.
Office Phone: 401-427-6906, Fax: 401-454-6559, Website: http://www.risdpublicengagement.net.
Peter Hocking, Director, phocking@g.risd.edu and Susan Sakash, Program Coordinator VISTA ssakash@risd.edu
 
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Nona Hershey at Soprafina Gallery

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
 SOPRAFINA GALLERY
55 Thayer Street
Boston, MA  02118
617.728.0770
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NONA HERSHEY

New Work

April 30 – May 30

Artist’s Reception: May 1st, 6:00 to 8:00

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Come Celebrate the Cherry Trees of the Blackstone

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

 

Come celebrate

the Cherry Trees of the

Blackstone

Historic region to host cherry tree

dedication ceremony at 12:00 pm, May 1,

2009 at M Residential, 555 Roosevelt Avenue, Central

Falls, RI

Blackstone Valley Tourism Council | 175 Main Street | Pawtucket | RI | 02860

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