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FirstWorks Summer Beats Concerts: William Cepeda Afro-Rican Jazz

Roger Williams Park Bandstand Providence, RI

Celebrate the heritage of Puerto Rican music and its African roots. William Cepeda is a cultural icon of Puerto Rico. The four-time Grammy-nominated trombonist brings his revolutionary seven-piece Afro-Rican Jazz […]

The Telling: Daniel Bernard Roumain

WaterFire Arts Center 475 Valley Street, Providence, RI

“The Telling” is a new collection of original live works by renowned Haitian-American composer, violinist,  and activist Daniel Bernard Roumain. Through instrumental solos, dance, and chamber music, the artists reflect upon and […]

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: What Problem?

The VETS 1 Ave of the Arts, Providence

Co-presented by FirstWorks and Brown Arts Institute at Brown University “For him, dance is theatre, not just movement.” — The Guardian For almost four decades, the groundbreaking Bill T. Jones/Arnie […]