Tag Archives: Covid

WaterFire back in Providence

Providence has gone two years, since the fall of 2019, without WaterFire, the capital city’s signature work of art, a blessing to citizens of Rhode Island and visitors from much farther afield since 1994. It is the event’s usual crowds … Continue reading

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Modern Diner, USModernist

Great good news! I just now learned that, after half a year of closure, the excellent Modern Diner, in Pawtucket, has reopened. There is, I should say, nothing modern about the Modern Diner, just a ways down Hope Street, then … Continue reading

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Your face as face mask art

Years ago, I urged Providence artists to create murals designed to look like the buildings on which they were painted. A fa├žade with no windows could be painted to look like the rest of the building. Humans could be leaning … Continue reading

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