Tag Archives: Art and Craftsmanship

Umberto Crenca: Unjuried Uncensored Art Spaces in Service to Community

29 Jun 13
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Visual Artist Umberto Crenca tells the story behind founding AS220, a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to supporting and presenting unjuried and uncensored visual art, music, and performing arts in Rhode Island. AS220 maintains four dozen artist live/work studios, around a dozen individual work studios, four rotating exhibition spaces, a performance space, a black box theatre, a dance studio, a print shop, a community darkroom and digital media lab, a high-tech fabrication lab, an organization-run bar and restaurant, a recording studio, and a youth program. TEDxPVD-UmbertoCrenca-004
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Singer-Songwriter Emma Corbin Closes Out TEDxProvidence 2013

29 Jun 13
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15 year old singer-songwriter and three-year Girls Rock! RI alumna Emma Corbin closes out TEDxProvidence 2013 with an original song. TEDxPVD-Emma Corbin-005
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Barnaby Evans: Waterfire Providence

29 Jun 13
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Barnaby Evans, creator and Executive Artistic Director of WaterFire Providence, is an artist who works in many mediums, including site-specific sculpture installations, photography, film, garden design, architectural projects, writing and conceptual works.
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Hilary Jones: Girls, Guitars and Empowerment

20 Jun 13
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Hilary Jones is the executive director of Girls Rock RI, a volunteer-based non-profit that uses music creation and critical thinking to foster empowerment, collaborative relationships, and the development of healthy identities in girls and women. TEDxPVD-HilaryJones-003
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