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Wednesday, February, 26, 2020

New Battle of the Bands Competition to Kick Off PVDFest Experience on March 1

February 26, 2020 Over 60 local bands will compete for cash, prizes, and a coveted spot on the 2021 PVDFest Main Stage  PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding creative partner FirstWorks today announced an exciting new multi-venue Battle of the Bands competition designed to introduce […]

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Tuesday, January, 21, 2020

Providence City Hall Gallery to Host “All That You See Is(n’t) Yours”

January 21, 2020 Opening Reception: January 23, 4:30pm – 6:30pm Exhibition on View: January 23 – March 16, 2020 Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Art in City Life Commission, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism (ACT) and Providence City Archives invite the public to visit the Gallery at City Hall for […]

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Thursday, November, 21, 2019

City Announces Renaming of the BankNewport City Center, Kick-Off of the Providence Rink 2020 Season

Holiday Program Highlights Include Performance Featuring Pride on Ice and Nancy Kerrigan November 21, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined City Council Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan, Providence Parks Superintendent Wendy Nilsson, Director of the Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism Stephanie Fortunato, Director of the Mayor’s Center for City Services […]

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Tuesday, November, 19, 2019

Mayor Elorza Relaunches #ThinkPVD Campaign

Annual campaign encourages residents and visitors to support Providence’s small business community and creative economy this holiday season November 19, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined City Council President Pro Tempore Michael Correia, Director of Art, Culture + Tourism Stephanie Fortunato, PLANT CITY owner Kim Anderson, Providence Flea Market Manager, and owner […]

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Tuesday, November, 12, 2019

Dr. Shain Shapiro, Night Time Economy Expert, to Headline Annual Senator Claiborne Pell Lecture on November 14

Lively discussion to explore the role of culture, politics, and policy with world-renowned expert November 12, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism today announced this year’s Annual Senator Claiborne Pell Lecture on Arts and Humanities titled “I Love the Night Life: Culture, Politics, and Policy […]

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Tuesday, November, 12, 2019

Dr. Shain Shapiro, Night Time Economy Expert, to Headline Annual Senator Claiborne Pell Lecture on November 14

Lively discussion to explore the role of culture, politics, and policy with world-renowned expert November 12, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism today announced this year’s Annual Senator Claiborne Pell Lecture on Arts and Humanities titled “I Love the Night Life: Culture, Politics, and Policy […]

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Thursday, October, 17, 2019

City of Providence Searching for the Perfect Trees

Art, Culture + Tourism, Forestry Division, put out casting call for photogenic trees for third annual PVD Winter Lights Market and lighting ceremonies October 17, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Although the weather outside isn’t frightful, the City of Providence is gearing up for the holiday season. In preparation for the merriment, the City is on […]

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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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