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Tuesday, July, 23, 2019

Mayor Elorza Helps to Kick-Off Woonasquatucket River Greenway Arts Project

The three-day kickoff event will culminate with a celebratory procession along the Woonasquatucket River Greenway on July 27. Tuesday, July 23, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI –  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 […]

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Thursday, June, 27, 2019

Mayor Elorza Invites Providence Residents to Celebrate Fourth of July

Free live music and fireworks display to highlight annual Independence Day Celebration in India Point Park on July 4 Thursday, June 27, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Providence Tourism Council are pleased to announce the City’s annual Independence Day Celebration […]

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Tuesday, June, 04, 2019

PVDFest: Festival Safety and Transportation Information for June 6-9

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI– PVDFest has released the following logistic, safety, and transportation information for community members and visitors. For more information on festival programming and scheduling, visit www.pvdfest.com.   Festival Overview In its fifth year, PVDFest continues to expand programming and partnerships to showcase Providence as the Creative Capital. This year’s festival […]

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Tuesday, November, 13, 2018

Filming On PVD Public Property: Overview

If you are planning on using any public property – please read! After we have received your completed paperwork and insurance rider, it gets signed by our department and the city law department. This executes the permit and makes it legal for you to shoot in our fair city. Our webpage that also has some of […]

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Wednesday, September, 26, 2018

PVDFest Returns to the Creative Capital for 2019

PVDFest brings four days of art, culture, music, entertainment and much more to the streets of Providence, June 6-9, 2019 September 26, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence announced that PVDFest, the City’s signature arts festival, will return for a fifth year June 6-9, 2019. As it has in the past, PVDFest will […]

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