It’s a new month and we have lots of events coming up! The Providence French Film Festival ends Sunday, and we have a Diorama contest, an off-Broadway show, a performance by the Mark Morris Dance Group, and the Urban Agriculture Kickoff! If you have anything to add, be sure to drop us a line.
Sunday, March 2nd
Tuesday, March 4th
Historic New England Associate Curator, Laura Johnson will reveal messages, both hidden and overt, in Victorian gems and gem lore. Before and after the lecture, you will be able to view antique jewelry pieces from Providence’s Reliable Gold.
Dear Diorama is an art contest for book lovers, that takes place at Rochambeau Library after hours. Dioramas will be critiqued and judged by a panel of art critics and book lovers, and light refreshments will be served.
The diorama scenes will be on display to the public at Craftland following the contest.
Wednesday, March 5th
Pawtucket Winter Farmer’s Market, 4:00pm
The producers of The TEN Tenors have put together a special, limited time show for Broadway fans. Audiences can expect to see a collection of Broadway’s greatest hits, sung by ten Australian tenors.
Friday, March 7th
The David Winton Bell Gallery and the Department of Visual Art are hosting two Alumni exhibitions as a part of the celebration of Brown University’s 250th Anniversary. The work of Dawn Clements ’86, Paul Ramirez Jonas ’87, and Kerry Tribe ’97 will be on display. Opening day will feature talks by each artist, as well as a discussion moderated by Wendy Edwards, Chair of the Department of Visual Arts.
Chaise Three Receptions, 6:00pm
Chaise Three is an exhibition of interdisciplinary arts that are not normally seen together in the same context. In response to the changing landscape of art-related media production and distribution, a group of students banded together to create a multimedia publication called CHAISE, ten years ago.
Saturday, March 8th
Pawtucket Farmers Market, 9:00am
Urban Agriculture Kickoff, 1:00pm
Southside Community Land Trust will host the Urban Agriculture Kick of at the Roger Williams Botanical Garden. Come celebrate the start of the new growing season with workshops about Healthy Soil Testing, Seed Saving, Beginner Organic Growing, and Fruit Tree planting.
The Mark Morris Dance Group will join up with FirstWorks to present an exhilarating evening of music and dance. Mark Morris is a master choreographer of endless invention, still brilliantly sculpting his legacy.
Photo Credit: Providence Skyline, via Flickr user 2009USCM