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Raise Your Voice with FirstWorks & DBR this Saturday

Daniel Bernard Roumain
Redemption Songs and Sonatas

with The Humanist Septet
Daniel Bernard Roumain playing violin
WATCH A PREVIEW
Renowned violinist/composer Daniel Bernard Roumain  (DBR) collaborates with local music makers in a concert infused with electronic, urban, and classical sounds, celebrating a worldview of civil rights for all.
 
Saturday, February 29, 7 PM
FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF PROVIDENCE
1 BENEVOLENT STREET, PROVIDENCE
Pre-Show Social Justice Fair starts 6 PM in the Parish
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Funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional support from the six New England state arts agencies. Part of FirstWorks’ Raise Your Voice project, with support from Otto H. York Foundation and Providence Dept. of Art, Culture + Tourism.

Tickets $30 advance ($35 at door) at FIRST-WORKS.ORG, FirstWorks is committed to providing access to the arts for all and offers discounted tickets to students, educators and community groups.  Please contact 401-421-4278 for info.

Daniel Bernard Roumain on stage under a spotlight
Learn what local community activist groups are doing to help make the world a better place for us all! The Peace Flag project will host a peace flag-making workshop, and members of community activist organizations will be available to introduce their work. First Unitarian Church Side With Love and Sanctuary committees will be on hand with fresh baked goods for workshop participants.
 
Social Justice Fair
Saturday, February 29, 6-7 PM
FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH PARISH HALL
1 BENEVOLENT STREET, PROVIDENCE
MORE INFO AND PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS
Coming up next from FirstWorks
Miwa Matreyek Glorious Visions in Animation
Merging animated vistas and her own moving shadow, Miwa Matreyek creates a moving art gallery of magical, spellbinding narratives and debuts her newest work exploring connections between humans and climate change.

Miwa Matreyek’s Glorious Visions in Animation
Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 PM
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE SMITH CENTER FOR THE ARTS
63 EATON STREET, PROVIDENCE

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Presented in partnership with Providence College as part of FirstWorks’ Earth First programming. Special thanks to National Grid Foundation, CDQ Trust and Nordson Corporation Foundation for making this program possible. 

Tickets $30 advance ($35 at door) at FIRST-WORKS.ORG, Student and educator tickets available, call 401-421-4278.

DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion®
Seen by over 95 million people as one of the top 10 finalists on NBC’s «America’s Got Talent,» DIAVOLO shatters boundaries and soars beyond the grasps of gravity. The Los Angeles based company continues to push a new edge of performance with the inventive and ingenious Jacques Heim at the helm.

DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion®
Friday, April 24, 7:30 PM
PROVIDENCE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
220 WEYBOSSET STREET, PROVIDENCE

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Co-presented by FirstWorks and Providence Performing Arts Center. Tickets $39.50-69.50 at FIRST-WORKS.ORG, by phone at 401-421-ARTS (2787) or in person at PPAC/VETS Box Office window at 220 Weybosset Street, Providence. Ticket prices include $3 per ticket restoration fee. For Group Sales click here or contact Paul Hiatt at (401) 574-3162.