Deborah Becker speaks with two artist who will be among the hundreds of artists and performers at First Night Providence this year.
By Deborah Becker, Focus Rhode Island
Providence, RI – Storyteller Tejumola Ologboni discusses why he describes himself as a 'verbal illusionist' and talks about his the african heritage of his storytelling. Ellen Santaniello, of the Zorgina Vocal Ensemble discusses their focus on music about women. We also talk with Artistic Director Kathleen Pletcher. The 18th First Night Providence celebration takes place this New Years Eve. The title of the festival is "It's One Colorful Night!" - with an emphasis on cultural diversity.