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A new signature event
for the Creative Capital!
June 11-14, 2015
Discover the city center as
it comes to life with firsts
in arts, music and spectacle
Experience an extravaganza of
performances & installations
throughout the city
Save the date: June 11-14
2015 Providence International
Arts Festival
Coming next: World Premiere
Lostwax Multimedia Dance
Artistic Icons Series
at The Vets: Mummenschanz,
Philip Glass, & Noche Flamenca
connecting art with audiences
in Providence, Rhode Island
FirstWorks Arts-Learning
introduces Regina Carter
to Rhode Island music students
FirstWorks Arts-Learning
Jazz at Lincoln Center
connect students to The Jazz Age
Enrich the lives of children
Join our FirstWorks friends
with a pledge to our Annual Fund
FirstWorks pushes art to its peak!
Press releases

FirstWorks, City of Providence Host PROVIDENCE INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL, June 11-14, 2015 (March 26, 2015)
FirstWorks presents World Premiere of Zoologic by LOSTWAX MULTIMEDIA DANCE (March 16, 2015)
PHILIP GLASS in Providence: Performance, Residency and Intimate Conversations (February 5, 2015)
FirstWorks presents NOCHE FLAMENCA, Spain’s most revered flamenco company Mar. 27 (February 3, 2015)
FirstWorks Brings the Myth, Mystery and Laughter of MUMMENSCHANZ to Providence on January 22 (January 8, 2015)
FirstWorks Presents Philip Glass in Providence (December 22, 2014)
FirstWorks Presents the Myth, Mystery and Laughter of MUMMENSCHANZ (November 16, 2014)
FirstWorks Brings Violin Virtuoso Regina Carter to Providence-UPDATE: Arts-Learning Residency & FREE Pre-Concert Conversation (October 9, 2014)
FirstWorks Brings Violin Virtuoso Regina Carter to Providence (September 12, 2014)
Final Line-Up for FirstWorks Urban Carnevale 9/20(September 5, 2014)
FirstWorks Announces 2014-2015 Season (July 24, 2014)
FirstWorks celebrates 10 years with free Urban Carnevale, co-presented with City of Providence (July 14, 2014)
FirstWorks Marks 10 Years of Artistic and Community Partnerships (June 26, 2014)
FirstWorks Arts Learning Powered by National Grid (June 19, 2014)
FirstWorks Presents Internationally Recognized Visual/Theater Artist and Filmmaker Janie Geiser (April 7, 2014)
FirstWorks Arts Learning Residency With The Mark Morris Dance Group Kicks Off Unprecedented Partnership (February 21, 2014)
FirstWorks Engages Audiences with the World-Class Artistry of the Mark Morris Dance Group (February 10, 2014)
FirstWorks Kicks Off 10th Year Presenting World-Class Performing Arts and Education Programs (February 3, 2014)
FirstWorks Presents Broadway Tap Phenomenon Savion Glover (January 10, 2014)
FirstWorks Announces Annual One-Day Holiday Sale (December 3, 2013)
FirstWorks and Community MusicWorks Partner to Present Kronos Quartet (October 25, 2013)
FirstWorks Season Kicks Off with Cirkopolis by Cirque Éloize (October 15, 2013)
FirstWorks Announces Cornerstone Headliners for 2013-14 Season (July 24, 2013)
City of Providence and FirstWorks Receive $75,000 NEA Grant (July 17, 2013)
FirstWorks teams up with National Grid (April 24, 2013)
FirstWorks presents Heather Henson and Ibex Puppetry (March 8, 2013)
FirstWorks arts learning programs celebrate The Rite of Spring centennial (February 28, 2013)
FirstWorks and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra kick off arts-learning residency program (January 8, 2013)
FirstWorks presents the Joffrey Ballet (December 20, 2012)
Jazz master Wynton Marsalis in rare Providence appearance (November 8, 2012)
FirstWorks Festival: On the Plaza schedule and artist list (September 7, 2012)
FirstWorks Festival: On the Plaza in 2012 (June 26, 2012)
FirstWorks presents musical phenomenon Bobby McFerrin (March 27, 2012)
FirstWorks presents Caravanserai finale featuring Arif Lohar (March 1, 2012)
FirstWorks presents Bill T. Jones "Story/Time" World Premiere tour
(February 16, 2012)

FirstWorks holiday sale on spring 2012 headliners (November 18, 2011)
FirstWorks Festival closes with World Premiere by Lostwax Multimedia Dance (November 7, 2011)
New Media Art Showcase: Pixilerations Opens September 22 (September 16, 2011)
FirstWorks presents Festival 2011 (August 26, 2011)
FirstWorks selected for international program to bridge cultural divide between American and Muslim societies (July 27, 2011)
Washington Trust presents the Rising Stars of FirstWorks (June 30, 2011)
FirstWorks Partners With Everett Dance Theatre (January 26, 2011)
Transformative Three-Day FirstWorks Festival Finale (November 5, 2010)
FirstWorks Festival Finale SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK (October 13, 2010)
Pixilerations [v.7]:" Pairings - two is better than one" (September 16, 2010)
FirstWorks Festival 2010 (July 28, 2010)
FirstWorks presents Rising Stars of FirstWorks with Washington Trust (July 8, 2010)
Peter Bramante Named Managing Director of FirstWorks (June 9, 2010)
FirstWorks presents "Harker: A look inside the short film" (April 15, 2010)
FirstWorks presents Heather Henson's Newly Released Puppet Films (April 5, 2010)
FirstWorks presents Michael Moschen (February 2, 2010)
FirstWorks presents HORSE dance theatre (October 14, 2009)
FirstWorks Festival 2009 (September 24, 2009)
Pixilerations [v.6]:" the great disruption" (September 17, 2009)
Angkor Dance Troupe brings Cambodian traditions to Providence (May 19, 2009)
Heather Henson's "Handmade Puppet Dreams Vol. 1" (April 14, 2009)
All Roads Lead To Providence (February 20, 2009)
A Season of the Silk Road Educational Programs (January 13, 2009)
FirstWorks to present the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma (October 15, 2008)
FirstWorks Festival 2008 (August 28, 2008)
Pixilerations [v.5]: "fragments & w[holes]" (August 28,2008)

Press resources and contact

Kathleen Van Gorden
KVG Communications

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