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Our weekly look at arts and culture in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.

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Film Fest Brings Movies That Will Make Kids Laugh And Think

Providence Children's Film Festival starts Friday night and has short films, features, documentaries and a couple of classics. Many of the films are outside of what you might think of as "Kid's Movies" but artistic director Eric Bilodeau says that children want to be challenged by what they experience.

PVD Cello Festival Highlights Sounds Beyond The Classical

Zan Berry is the organizer of the festival and one of the performers. We talked with Zan and cellist Laura Cetilia about what makes the cello special and how they were inspired to move beyond the traditional sound of classical cello.

Peek Behind The Curtains, Climb Into The Booth, And Learn The Ropes At PPAC This Saturday

Providence Performing Arts Center is holding an open house event on Saturday, February 1st. Visitors will be able to walk on stage, visit the projection booth, and see how PPAC works.

Peek Behind The Curtains, Climb Into The Booth, And Learn The Ropes At PPAC This Saturday

Dorothy Day Combined Traditional Catholicism And Radical Politics

Dorothy Day Combined Traditional Catholicism And Radical Politics

"Revolution of the Heart - The Dorothy Day Story" is a new documentary about the woman who helped create the Catholic Worker Movement. Her activism spanned the women's suffrage movement, the great depression, the cold war and the Vietnam war. We talked with filmmaker Martin Doblmeier.

Parkists-In-Residence Bring Art To An Historic Home in Hopkins Park

There are two official artists-in-residence living in Providence city parks right now. Specifically, the artists are living in historic homes that are in the parks. Matt Garza is one of the "Parkists in residence" he's living in the Esek Hopkins House on Admiral Street in Providence. Artscape producer James Baumgartner talked with him earlier this week.

'How Many Bushels Am I Worth?' Opens At AS220

'How Many Bushels Am I Worth?' Opens At AS220

The play is based on the life of Bena Shklyanoy who left Kiev, Ukraine in 1976, eventually settling in Chicago.

Local Ecologies At UMass Dartmouth

Local Ecologies is an art-based concept aiming to generate understanding of our place in the local landscape, by contemplating our coastal and river ecosystems, as they've been over-layered by all this indigenous, colonial, and industrial history.

Kirsten Evans And Alban Costello From Festival Ballet's 'Nutcracker'

Festival Ballet Providence will perform The Nutcracker this weekend. We talked with Kirsten Evans who plays the Sugar Plum Fairy and Alban Costello who plays The Nutcracker.

Public Shop & Gallery Is A New Home For Art, Culture And Community

Public Shop & Gallery is a new art space in a wedge building at the corner of Aleppo St. and Manton Ave. in Providence.

Fraser Smith's Memoir "The Daily Miracle"

Fraser Smith was a journalist for the Baltimore Sun and Providence Journal for many years. His new book "The Daily Miracle"is a memoir of nearly 50 years in the newspaper business. He recently talked with The Public's Radio political analyst Scott MacKay for this week's Artscape feature.

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