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In Providence, Nafis M. White explores pleasure and pain

"Freedom Is My Favorite Position," at Central Contemporary Arts, is a body-based approach to art featuring mandalas made of synthetic hair, mixed media, and licorice.


Raising awareness about special needs dogs, Puppy Bowl winner Joey is ‘kind of a big deal in Rhode Island’

Adopting a dog like Joey, who was born with only his hind legs, just means “thinking outside the box,” his owner Cathy Larson said.

Eugene Lee, Tony and Emmy Award-winning set designer, has died

Mr. Lee won six Emmys for his "Saturday Night Live" production designs, and was the resident set designer for Trinity Repertory Company in Providence.

Celebrating Viola Davis, a voice like no other

The newly crowned EGOT — who has deep roots in Rhode Island — commands with grit and grace on stage, page, and screen.


A ‘larger-than-life figure,’ Trinity Rep’s founding artistic director Adrian Hall has died

“His boundary-breaking vision for the theater as a public square is the greatest legacy that he left us, one that we will continue to carry forward,” said current Trinity Rep. Artistic Director, Curt Columbus.


Viola Davis is the 🐐

The Central Falls native became just the 18th performer in history to earn an EGOT -- Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony -- during her remarkable career.

Viola Davis wins Grammy for audiobook, making her an EGOT

The actor, who grew up in Central Falls, Rhode Island, won a Grammy Award Sunday for best audio book, narration, and storytelling recording for her memoir “Finding Me.”

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Mandy Patinkin - now a TikTok star - brings his one-man concert to New Bedford

"We put together an evening that I guaranteed myself I’d have fun doing. If you don’t like it or you don’t like me, that’s OK, bring a sandwich, take a nap, or leave."