West Greenwich http://ripr.org en Made In Rhode Island: Making Lace On Leavers Looms http://ripr.org/post/made-rhode-island-making-lace-leavers-looms <p>Some businesses’ bottom lines rise and fall with the stock market, others with trends in popular culture. Take the fashion industry. The lace on Kate Middleton’s wedding gown sparked a trend that is being felt here in Rhode Island.</p><p></p><p>Wall Street is not what York Roberts keeps an eye on. You won’t catch him monitoring the business cable channels for the latest ups and downs in the stock market. Nope. Roberts is more likely to be watching the E! Entertainment channel for what’s hot on the red carpet.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 07:06:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 33684 at http://ripr.org Made In Rhode Island: Making Lace On Leavers Looms Students From Across Rhode Island Bring Music To The Statehouse For The Holidays http://ripr.org/post/students-across-rhode-island-bring-music-statehouse-holidays <p>Elementary, middle and high school students from across Rhode Island are storming the State House this month to perform music for the holiday season.</p><p>The holiday concerts are part of a series put on by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, with up to three or four schools singing in a row, in the Statehouse Rotunda.</p><p>Rhode Island Public Radio’s John Bender caught a few of those concerts and has this audio postcard.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:05:37 +0000 John Bender 26025 at http://ripr.org Students From Across Rhode Island Bring Music To The Statehouse For The Holidays