Art, Culture + Tourism (ACT) Director Stephanie Fortunato joined Healthy Communities Director Ellen Cynar, Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island (SCCRI), the West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation’s (WEHDC) Sankofa Initiative and the African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI) for Providence Community Table, a free, family-friendly celebration of art, food, health, and prosperity in our neighborhoods.
PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence today announced that PVDFest, the City’s signature arts festival, will return for its sixth year from June 11-14, 2020. Co-produced by the City of Providence Department of Arts, Culture + Tourism and non-profit arts presenter FirstWorks, PVDFest 2020 will build on the successes of the past five festivals by continuing to offer its participants and visitors a world-class experience, presenting talent from around the corner and across the globe.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that Standard and Poor’s Corporation (S&P) has upgraded the City of Providence’s bond rating to BBB+ up from BBB and also assigned a Stable Outlook to the City’s rating.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Department of Art, Culture + Tourism Director Stephanie Fortunato, WaterFire Providence Executive Artistic Director and co-CEO Barnaby Evans, Wilbury Theatre Group Founder and Artistic Director Josh Short, members of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council, The Manton Avenue Project, The Steel Yard, Dirt Palace and community partners at Riverside Park to kick off the Woonasquatucket River Greenway Arts project, which features a collection of site-specific performances and temporary artworks on display along the banks of the Woonasquatucket River Corridor during FRINGEPVD (July 22-27) through the fall.
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