Arts & Culture

Providence, RI – For this month's Rhode Island Artscape we turn to a major artists who had emerged from the city of Central Falls. Anyone who has seen the film Soubt can not forget about the riveting performance of Viola Davis. WRNI's Bob Seay visits Viola's sister, Deloris Grant, who teaches acting at Central Falls Highschool.

Providence, RI – This month's Rhode Island Artscape features the Everett Dance Theater of Providence and their latest multimedia production "Silas the Teenager" about a boy with autism. Bob Seay previews the production and interviews its creator Aaron Jungels.

Providence, RI – This month we discuss the future of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals with the festival founder George Wein, and Bill Gale reports on the work and history of 2nd Story Theater in Warren.

Providence, RI – One of the hallmarks of adolescence is indecision. Should I wear this sweater or that sweater? Should I go out with this friend tomorrow or that friend? Should I wear my hair this way or that way? Thirteen-year-old Ruby Stenhouse takes us for a walk through her uncertainty.
Stenhouse is an eighth grader at the Wheeler School in Providence. She dances ballet and enjoys art and creative writing at school.

Providence, RI – Many people who are remarkably successful in their public lives find themselves tormented by some kind of intense, nagging, private agony. Some succumb to this inner turmoil; others thrive as they discover a resolve they didn't know they had. Jeffrey Sparr tells us about his deeply personal struggles, and his inspiring triumph. Years ago Sparr started a textile business in Rhode Island, which he travels all over the world to run.

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