27 08, 2017

BROWN, JWU GRADS LAUNCH ONLY PVD RESTAURANT WITH INDOOR BOCCE COURT

By | 2017-08-31T00:52:39+00:00 August 27th, 2017|FEATURES|Comments Off on BROWN, JWU GRADS LAUNCH ONLY PVD RESTAURANT WITH INDOOR BOCCE COURT

A new high-concept restaurant and nightclub, Rec Room PVD, will offer patrons an experience unlike anything currently in Providence: an indoor bocce court as the focal point of an interactive social atmosphere, a chef-driven menu that spins highbrow concepts on ballpark fare, and an after hours nightclub with a floating DJ booth spinning curated dance [...]

27 08, 2017

YOUTH PRIDE, INC. CELEBRATES 25 YEARS

By | 2017-08-31T00:38:43+00:00 August 27th, 2017|FEATURES|Comments Off on YOUTH PRIDE, INC. CELEBRATES 25 YEARS

GET Interviews YPI Director Chris Lauth GET got together with Chris Lauth, Director of Youth Pride, Inc., as we approach YPI’s 25th Anniversary. Chris was delighted to answer some questions. GET: Tell me about the genesis of Youth Pride, Inc., including it’s mission. CL: The group started in 1992 as part of the YWCA. A [...]

27 08, 2017

COMING OUT AT WORK

By | 2017-08-31T00:56:00+00:00 August 27th, 2017|FEATURES, Wellness|Comments Off on COMING OUT AT WORK

The Importance of a Safe and Inclusive Environment Finding a way to show up, entirely, as who you are can be difficult in itself, and even more so in the workplace. However, I have found a place where I can do that, and where I can connect with others both similar and different to me. [...]

15 06, 2017

Gay Days 2017: Rhode Island Pride #41

By | 2017-07-29T11:01:25+00:00 June 15th, 2017|FEATURES, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Gay Days 2017: Rhode Island Pride #41

Pride hasn't always been the rainbow party we know today. Since its humble beginnings in the early 1970s, in the wake of the Stonewall Inn Rebellion, Pride has taken on many forms, purposes, and names. But throughout all these changes Pride has remained a time of visibility and collective action in the LGBTQ* community. Pride [...]

15 06, 2017

LOOK! UP IN THE SKY!

By | 2017-07-29T10:53:25+00:00 June 15th, 2017|FEATURES, Local News|Comments Off on LOOK! UP IN THE SKY!

1-3. BANDALOOP performed vertical dance 30-stories above thousands of spectators in 2012 at FirstWorks Festival on the Plaza. (photo credit: Erin X. Smithers) 6. PVDFest draws tens of thousands of spectators into downtown Providence for live music, dance parties, performances, street art, food, vendors, and outdoor bars (photo credit Scott Latham) For the past two [...]

1 03, 2017

VERNAL EQUINOX AND THE RETURN OF THE OSPREY

By | 2017-07-29T10:41:34+00:00 March 1st, 2017|FEATURES|Comments Off on VERNAL EQUINOX AND THE RETURN OF THE OSPREY

Shaking off the winter doldrums – we, in the Northern hemisphere, welcome the Vernal Equinox. At this time, when the Sun passes over the plane of the Earth’s equator, the length of day and night are approximately the same. This heralds the beginning of Spring, a time to plant the seeds for new beginnings and [...]

1 03, 2017

FIGHTING HIV AND HATRED ONE STEP AT A TIME

By | 2017-04-08T09:02:53+00:00 March 1st, 2017|FEATURES|Comments Off on FIGHTING HIV AND HATRED ONE STEP AT A TIME

We’re energized, we’re united and we’re committed,” said Stephen Hourahan, executive director of AIDS Project Rhode Island, speaking about the upcoming AIDS Walk for Life. This year, perhaps more than ever, it is important to come together at the walk to show solidarity and strength, he said. ”The happenings in Washington D.C. frighten many of [...]

1 03, 2017

Women’s Marches  | AND THE MARCH GOES ON

By | 2017-04-08T08:38:19+00:00 March 1st, 2017|FEATURES|Comments Off on Women’s Marches  | AND THE MARCH GOES ON

It started at a dinner with a joke and a few laughs. At least one person in the room wasn’t laughing. Who knew then that he would be the person with the last laugh that would take him all the way to the Oval office. It was that fateful dinner, the White House Correspondents’ Dinner [...]

5 12, 2016

BEAT THE WINTER BLUES WITH RED HOT TIPS FOR CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS

By | 2017-01-08T19:44:15+00:00 December 5th, 2016|FEATURES|Comments Off on BEAT THE WINTER BLUES WITH RED HOT TIPS FOR CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS

There’s no such thing as winter blues when you’re in a city as red hot as Providence. Did you know that the New York Times dubbed the city “One of the 52 Places (in the World) to Visit in 2016?” That means you still have a few weeks to explore the Creative Capital and what [...]

5 12, 2016

THE PAUL TAYLOR LEGACY PROJECT: “ART IN MOTION”

By | 2017-01-08T19:30:24+00:00 December 5th, 2016|FEATURES|Comments Off on THE PAUL TAYLOR LEGACY PROJECT: “ART IN MOTION”

Bodies fly through the air, astonishing the audience with feats of athleticism, evocations of romantic longing, and emotional battles expressed by physicality set to music. While Paul Taylor may not be a household name, he’s a giant in the world of dance – hailed as the greatest American choreographer across the 20th and 21st centuries [...]