The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts is taking submissions from local artists for gallery space at TF Green and the Block Island airport.
An airport might not be the first venue that comes to mind when one thinks of an art gallery. But both the Block Island Airport and TF Green have set aside space to highlight the work of Rhode Island artists. Now the state’s arts council is looking for work to fill those spaces next year.
This Saturday the Rhode Island Philharmonic tackles Mahler’s massive second symphony. Around 200 musicians will assemble at Veterans Memorial Auditorium Saturday, May 8th, to perform this gigantic work.
This is Gustav Mahler’s second symphony. The Resurrection. It’s a powerful piece of work, that requires a huge number of performers. And it has impact. It was recently performed by the New York Philharmonic for the tenth anniversary of September 11th. As Rhode Island Philharmonic conductor Larry Rachleff says, it’s a symphony about life.
RI lawmakers are considering changing the Voter ID law. RI artists can get some help managing their money. These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast. Plus Political Commentator Scott MacKay analyzes what the current sequestration means to RI.
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