Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
12:13 pm
Wed February 18, 2009

This I Believe: Smallness

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Arts & Culture
12:15 pm
Wed February 11, 2009

This I Believe: What's in a name?

Providence, RI – Many of us obsess about what we'll name our children, our beloved pets, or perhaps a boat that's moored in Narragansett Bay. Anne Grant explores the profound meaning of the names in our lives, especially when we have a choice about them. The Reverend Anne Grant of Providence is a retired United Methodist minister whose denomination, she notes, restricts her from performing weddings for same-sex couples.

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Arts & Culture
12:17 pm
Wed February 4, 2009

This I Believe: Making Pizza

Providence, RI – Throughout our lives, many of us have encountered rude awakenings - those sudden, sometimes tragic, events that throw us for a loop, take the wind out of our sails, and turn our worlds upside down. Fritz Lanz found himself in the middle of one of these life crises; he reflects on the lessons he learned about how to cope with unexpected trauma. Lanz teaches math at Riverside Middle School in East Providence, RI.

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Arts & Culture
12:18 pm
Wed January 28, 2009

This I Believe: Acceptance

Providence, RI – All of us have encountered that painful moment in life when we realize, perhaps for the first time, that something precious to us - really precious to us - is drifting away. Gayle Goldin reflects on that challenging moment in her life, and on the path she has traveled since then. Goldin is a consultant in the nonprofit sector and the board president of Adoption Rhode Island. She lives with her husband and two young sons in Providence.

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Arts & Culture
12:20 pm
Wed January 21, 2009

This I Believe: Truth

Providence, RI – Sadly, many of us have experienced profound trauma in our lives - trauma that, over time, has a great deal to do with the people we become, the struggles we face, our triumphs in life, and our passions. Kim Baker tells us about trauma in her life that, until very recently, was a deep, dark secret. Today, she is empowered by her past. Baker has been teaching writing in academe and business for 16 years.

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Arts & Culture
11:23 am
Thu December 18, 2008

Rhode Island Artscape, December 2008

Providence, RI – This month's Rhode Island Artscape features our performing arts critic Bill Gale talking with former Trinity Rep artistic director Oskar Eustis now at the Public Theater in New York.

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Arts & Culture
9:20 am
Mon December 1, 2008

The Holidays

Providence, RI – An all-new show featuring Grace Paley's "The Loudest Voice," Italo Calvino's "Santa's Children" and Loudon Wainwright's "The Annual Crisis of Love." Joining artistic director Curt Columbus are resident company actors Angela Brazil, William Damkoehler, Janice Duclos and Joe Wilson, Jr.

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Arts & Culture
11:25 am
Thu November 20, 2008

Visit to the RI Philharmonic and Carter Center for Music Education

Providence, RI – Artscape host Bob Seay visits the home of the Rhode Island Philharmonic and Carter Center for Music Education in East Providence; and a preview of another Gallery Night in Providence.

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Arts & Culture
11:26 am
Thu October 16, 2008

Rhode Island Artscape, October 2008

Providence, RI – We meet furniture craftsman Timothy Philbrick of Narragansett whose work can be found at museums around the world, including the MFA in Boston and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. We'll also hear from new rap Raymond Watson of Providence, who has produced a music video to get out the vote.

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Arts & Culture
11:28 am
Thu September 18, 2008

Rhode Island Artscape, September 2008

Providence, RI – Our first program takes a comprehensive view of The Ocean State arts scene. We'll hear from Rhode Island State Council on the Arts staff members, including Executive Director Randall Rosenbaum, Education Program Director Sherilyn Brown, Grants and Communication Manager Elizabeth Keithline, and Steven Feinberg, Director of Rhode Island's Film & TV Office.

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