15 06, 2017

Pride in Providence

By | 2017-06-15T01:17:06+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Local News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Pride in Providence

Like In Providence, we are proud of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer-identified residents and our reputation as an LGBTQ-affirming city. We have a vibrant and engaged LGBTQ community, and as your mayor, I look forward to Pride each year. It offers an important moment for us to pause and celebrate the diversity that [...]

15 06, 2017

LOOK! UP IN THE SKY!

By | 2017-06-15T01:07:36+00:00 June 15th, 2017|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 06, 2016

INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE; CONTRIBUTING TO SUCCESS AWARD WINNER 2016

By | 2016-06-18T21:52:05+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Local News|Comments Off on INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE; CONTRIBUTING TO SUCCESS AWARD WINNER 2016

Professor Judy McDonnell worked tirelessly over a 10+ year period to create and support Bryant’s PRIDE Center; a safe space for all members ro explore lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and related issues. Her work often included supporting students who were targets of discrimination, intimidation, and violence, as well as counseling the affected students when LGBTQ [...]

1 06, 2016

BOY CLUBS: (P)RIDE ’EM COWBOY

By | 2016-06-18T21:41:44+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Articles, Local News|Comments Off on BOY CLUBS: (P)RIDE ’EM COWBOY

Well now that Spring is in full swing here in the Ocean State, and here in the capital city we’re gearing up for one of the city’s biggest events. PrideFest 2016 promises to be bigger and better than before (well, we have to say it!) and of course, the local bars, clubs and watering holes [...]

1 06, 2016

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS! PROVIDENCE GAY MEN’S CHORUS

By | 2016-06-18T21:13:02+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Local News|Comments Off on CELEBRATING 20 YEARS! PROVIDENCE GAY MEN’S CHORUS

This May, the Providence Gay Men’s Chorus celebrates its 20th year of spreading love, acceptance, and the gift of music in the Creative Capital. Founded in 1995, the Providence Gay Men’s Chorus has been inspiring and empowering the local community through music for the past two decades. “We want to use the power of music [...]

1 06, 2016

PROVIDENCE: 5 WAYS TO ENJOY SUMMER IN THE CITY

By | 2016-06-18T21:01:22+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Local News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on PROVIDENCE: 5 WAYS TO ENJOY SUMMER IN THE CITY

Mayor Elorza Out on the Downtown Providence When you live in the Ocean State, you tend to spend most of your summer seaside. But what do you do when your sunburn itches, the sand is in places it should never be, and you can’t possibly stomach one more clamcake? Head to Providence to [...]

1 06, 2016

GIRL CLUBS: (P)RIDE ’EM COWBOYGIRL

By | 2016-06-18T21:43:44+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Local News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on GIRL CLUBS: (P)RIDE ’EM COWBOYGIRL

The Village will be having a Tiki Tea Dance fundraiser for the House of Hope. Tea Dance starts at 5PM. There is a suggested cash donation at the door, raffles from local businesses and a 50/50 raffle. The DJ will keep you dancing until 8pm. Karaoke fun for everyone goes from 8PM-10PM. On June 19th [...]

1 03, 2016

‘DECADES OF MAGIC’

By | 2016-03-24T21:53:15+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Local News|Comments Off on ‘DECADES OF MAGIC’

FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE Located in a busy East Side neighborhood, in a most inauspicious looking building, a group of very talented people are always hard at work creating magic. Festival Ballet Providence was founded in 1978 by two dancers formerly of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and would head the company for almost thirty [...]

7 12, 2015

ATTENTION!

By | 2015-12-07T21:30:21+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Local News|Comments Off on ATTENTION!

Attention diverse people of Providence! How the hell are ya?? As 2015 quickly encroaches the finale, and we all remember what an amazing year it’s been, let’s make note of a few things, shall we? I’d like to thank the community for all the support that was shed from bar to bar city wide. As [...]

7 12, 2015

FIRST-EVER RI APPEARANCE FOR BALLETBOYZ®

By | 2015-12-07T20:45:46+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Articles, Local News|Comments Off on FIRST-EVER RI APPEARANCE FOR BALLETBOYZ®

Ballet BoyzThe Talent 2014at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, Great Britain16th September 2014Mesmerics by Christopher WheeldonPhotograph by Elliott FranksImage licensed to Elliott Franks Photography Services Premiering as part of the FirstWorks Artistic Icons series on January 31, BalletBoyz is a ground-breaking 10-man ensemble whose work includes both dance and film, lending [...]